Episode #178: The Strange Case of Dr. Privilege and Mr. Wong

header178Adaptation covers the film Doctor Strange (2016) in this episode, talking pace, character development and representation while looking ahead to what Marvel has in store next.

Question of the Week: Do you think the magic in this universe is really magic? Or is it just a very advanced, unexplained form of science?

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Episode #171: What’s the Opposite of Squad Goals?

header171Adaptation expresses their (mild?) disappointment in Suicide Squad (2016) and try to keep their hopes up for future DC endeavors.

Question of the Week: What do you think will happen first: DC making a well-received film or Marvel making a poorly-received film?

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Episode #163: Magnetocast

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The Adaptation hosts discuss how the X-Men cinematic world has developed in X-Men:Apocolypse (2016) and then get into a very serious discussion about McKellen!Magneto versus Fassbender!Magneto.

Question of the Week: What theories do you have about the end credits scene and what it’s hinting at for the future of the series?

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Episode #161: Super-Mega-Foxy-Awesome-Hot-Girl

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Girls run the Supergirl world and we love it! We discuss the great female-centric relationships, the comic villains, and where Supergirl fits in the DC television universe.

Question of the Week: What are your hopes and concerns for the move to the CW?

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Episode #159: Civil War Makes Civil Hands Unclean

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The hosts discuss the many heroes, twists, and ideologies of Captain America: Civil War (2016).

Question of the Week: What else? Cap or Tony?

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Episode #156: Dawn of the Justice League

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The hosts are hot and cold in this discussion of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016). We can’t love certain casting choices any more, but full-on hate others; we love certain plot points, but found others confusing.

Question of the Week: Did this movie get you excited for more of the DC universe or did it discourage you from wanting to see future movies?

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Episode #154: What Would Peggy Carter Do?

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The hosts gush once more over Agent Peggy Carter, the vibrant, loyal characters around her, and the excellent way the writers subverted our expectations this season.

Make sure you check out our episode on season 1!

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Commentary #12: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (2012)

comheader012A few Adaptation hosts watch Part 1 & 2 of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns in preparation for the bat to face off against the boy scout on the big screen.

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Episode #152: Deadpool Talks to Walls

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Like the rest of the world, the hosts loved Deadpool (2016). Listen to them go over the good, the bad (there’s always something) and what Hollywood should but probably won’t take from this.

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Commentary #11: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

comheader011Watch, mock, and complain about X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) with us.

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Adaptation #147: The Peanut Gallery Is Back!

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Jenn and Kendyl love The Peanuts Movie, but come to some distressing realizations about the characters. Still, the movie did a great job refreshing this iconic crew.

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Commentary #10: A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

comheader010Just in time for Christmas, a room full of hosts watches A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965).

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Staff Recommendations – August 2015

In August, the Adaptation staff have been keeping busy with these great shows and books!

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Adaptation #135: Fallible Four and the Fantastic Flop

header135The Adaptation hosts were not too happy with Fantastic Four (2015). This probably doesn’t surprise you. Bad balance and pacing, no character development, and awkward moments consisting of “Hey! I noticed you look different than your familial relations! What’s that about?” all led to a movie they were really upset they spent money on.

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Adaptation #134: Ant-Man Is Watching You

header134Our hosts find a lot of tropey things in Ant-Man (2015). But despite the issues, they still enjoyed the humor and the action.

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Adaptation #128: The Causal Flarrow of Time

header128Once again fitting two seasons into an episode, Jess and Jenn discuss season 1 of The Flash and season 4 of Arrow. Time travel, secret identities and character relationships all give the twins some feelings that may or may not be shared by the fandom at large. Listen and let us know how you felt about DC’s foray into crossover television!

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Vlog: Five Worst Superhero Incarnations

In which Jess speeds through our list of superhero adaptations that our hosts found lacking in…everything.

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Adaptation #126: Perfect Peggy and the Agents of SHIELD

header126Full up with hosts and content this week, the Adaptation team takes on the monumental task of covering season 1 of Agent Carter and season 2 of Agents of SHIELD all in one episode. They can’t think of anything to criticize about Carter and think SHIELD has finally hit it’s stride, so they’re all looking forward to the future of both shows.

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Vlog: Daredevil Spotlight

In which Jenn raves about the new Daredevil series on Netflix!

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