Adaptation #115: Ever the Kingsman

header115If you couldn’t tell by the length of the episode, Dorin and Kendyl have a lot to say about Kingsman: The Secret Service and the original comics by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. They discuss the improved themes, the interesting characters and, of course, the annoying sexism.

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For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on Kick-Ass 2, Big Hero 6, X-Men: Days of Future Past and Guardians of the Galaxy.

SHOW NOTES:

Music by DropVox

Upcoming Adaptations

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

-Mar 6 (US), Feb 26 (UK)

-Sequel to the 2012 film and based on These Foolish Things by Deborah Moggach

CHAPPiE

-Mar 6 (US and UK)

-Based on the 2004 short film Tetra Vaal

Main Discussion

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015)

-Written by Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn

-Directed by Matthew Vaughn

-Starring Colin Firth, Taron Egerton and Samuel L Jackson

-Based on the comic book The Secret Service by Mark Miller and Dave Gibbons

Shout Outs

Silver Screen Queens (‏@Screen_Queens on Twitter): “ugh. Unpleasant, sexist, mean-spirited and icky.”

Next episode: All the version of Cinderella
Previous episode: Insurgent by Veronica Roth
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