The Matt Adams Podcast
Episode 100

Zack Snyder's Justice League Spoilercast Spectacular

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In the epic 100th episode of the Matt Adams Podcast, Anne and Matt devote the entire episode to Zack Snyder's Justice League, the four-hour redux of 2017's Justice League that premiered on HBO Max on March 18.

They'll talk about what they liked, what they didn't like, differences from the theatrical cut and Snyder's original vision, the benefits of the chapter structure, and why the definitive version of Justice League felt like a true sequel to Man of Steel and Batman v. Superman. Also: #ReleaseTheMulletCut, a couple of Howard interruptions, the aspect ratio, and our very first "post credits" scene.

Part 1: Don’t Count On It, Anne

00:00-18:35: Introduction and Zack Snyder’s Justice League initial thoughts

Part 2: Bark of Justice

18:35-32:35: What worked, DCEU discussion, Howard’s interruption

Part 3: The Age of Mullets

32:35-46:05: Theatrical version vs. Snyder Cut, destroying Henry Cavill’s face, Superman’s resurrection, #ReleaseTheMulletCut

Part 4: Back Together Again

46:05-1:24:05: Steppenwolf and Darkseid, finale and Atlantean differences, theatrical compromises, the 4:3 aspect ratio, cinematic universes

Part 5: Beloved Mother, Really an Alien

1:24:05-1:41:25: What we didn’t like, a jarring Martha Kent reveal, pop music use, the lengthy epilogue, and oh, terrific, Jared Leto’s Joker is back

Part 6: Knightmare Machine

1:41:25-1:52:05: A future for the Snyderverse? Anne on the funeral arts & the movies, final thoughts

Epilogue: An Ending Twice Over

1:52:05-end: Show closing and our version of a post credit sequence

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