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Cinematic Universe is a fortnightly comic book movie podcast brought to you by host Joe Cunningham, and comics experts Seb Patrick and James Hunt. Each episode will look at the latest in comic book and superhero movie and TV news before launching into an in-depth discussion of one film or show.

Jun 30, 2016

Joe and Seb are joined by writer, script editor and avid "Tweetnoter" Andrew Ellard to discuss Matthew Vaughn's 2015 Kingsman: The Secret Service. How does the film stack up to the Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons comic on which it's based? And, perhaps more pertinently, how does it stack up to the James Bond canon that it's so clearly pitching as a postmodern take on? The resulting chat is so long that we actually had to cut out one of the news bits - so hopefully you'll think it's worth it...