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Offline HarryTrotter

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LOL. Especially for Marvel!  ;-)
Its harder to find some differences really.
Umm... Hello? You live in a world where mythical beings, super-powered humans, sorcerers, aliens, and so on do battle at a scale that no one could really have missed. Please don't tell me that no one could possibly believe that there's a nefarious group hoping to use dark magic in New York City.
More like in a adjacent parasitic dimension.Rath to MCU's Dominaria.
But at least they didn't hammer in pointless references to the movies this time,I can respect that.
We just finished episode 3.  We're enjoying it, but it so far hasn't entirely wowed me.  I'm willing to be impressed.

I do have to say this, though.:
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He gets a bit better later on.
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I think the series itself acknowledges that Danny Rand is pretty stupid and immature,in a number of occasions
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My only consolation on his case(beside Colleen Wing) is trying to think of him as the  Michelangelo of the team through Danny=brat X10. Perhaps it would be better if he and Luke would share a series together,I dont know.

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So I just finished it. I thought it was pretty good. Not my favorite of these shows but not bad.

I'll agree with that Ra' Al Ghul joke. I did think of League of Assassins/Shadows during the series.

The earliest episodes did feel like a fair amount of buildup, it actually reminded me of the first half hour or so of the first Avengers movie in that regard. Re introduce the various characters one by one and eventually get them to meet.

I think the key element is that seeing the main cast play off each other was fun. Unfortunately I failed to notice the creative color coding others did (Now I really wish I'd caught that!) but that's a nice touch.

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Having finished it...it was okay.
In theory,Hand should be interesting(being a ninja death cult),but in reality they are a ninja death cult and that's not very interesting.If that makes sense.The most threatening member of the Hand is the guy tied to a chair.Anyway,
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from now on,and all the better for it.
8 episodes instead of 13 should have helped with the pacing,but it doesn't.Im okay with the spontaneous build up to the actual team up,but then episodes 5-7 end up being a long sting of conversation along the lines of:
-I got to go save the world
-But Im worried...

We didn't really need all the satellite characters from the previous shows.Whenever Misty Knight shows up to deliver stock NYPD dialogue,you can sense the molecules of the show stopped moving.But,
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so at least that opens some possibilities in the future.
They really need Bullseye in season 3 of Daredevil.
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I actually heard an interesting theory on how Bullseye could be worked in based on a scene from the final episode and how season 2 left Kingpin.

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Silver Shocker, about Sigourney Weaver references, did you catch the one in i think the first or second episode when she went to the hospital? She made a kind of pose against the glass that reminded me of Aliens... or was it me remembering Sarah Connor in T2 with a pose like that?

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Re: Netflix is making Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, AND Jessica Jones shows!
« Reply #396 on: September 01, 2017, 06:58:35 AM »
In case anyone got to the end of The Defenders and were left a little curious...

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Re: Netflix is making Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, AND Jessica Jones shows!
« Reply #397 on: September 01, 2017, 12:09:43 PM »
Nice! Can't wait.

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Re: Netflix is making Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, AND Jessica Jones shows!
« Reply #398 on: September 02, 2017, 02:42:40 PM »
Ah, the long, mechanical, arm of the law. ;-)
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Re: Netflix is making Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, AND Jessica Jones shows!
« Reply #399 on: September 03, 2017, 01:55:37 PM »
I was surprised that they got one realistic detail right.  Namely, that little patch with the wire on her should.  That's how real bionic arms actually work.  Somebody did some research.
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Re: Netflix is making Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, AND Jessica Jones shows!
« Reply #400 on: October 21, 2017, 05:47:12 PM »
Is Punisher delayed or something?Im hearing a lot about that,but cant find anything solid.
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Re: Netflix is making Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, AND Jessica Jones shows!
« Reply #401 on: October 21, 2017, 07:35:52 PM »
Is Punisher delayed or something?Im hearing a lot about that,but cant find anything solid.

The final Punisher trailer was just released a few days ago.. official Netflix release date is November 17th, 2017. :D

Plans were for an earlier release during the New York Comic Con but the tragedy in Las Vegas had Marvel/Netflix delay it and replan how they would promote it (since they wouldn't have a comic con cast panel).

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Re: Netflix is making Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, AND Jessica Jones shows!
« Reply #402 on: October 22, 2017, 06:15:03 AM »
Yeah,thats why I was asking.
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Re: Netflix is making Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, AND Jessica Jones shows!
« Reply #403 on: November 17, 2017, 05:26:41 PM »
Punisher seems to be going for a slow psychological drama.Also,everyone has a habit of expositing their stances on various topics.
Im guessing "they want to take our guns" guy is forshadowing something.
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Re: Netflix is making Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, AND Jessica Jones shows!
« Reply #404 on: November 17, 2017, 06:06:27 PM »
Punisher seems to be going for a slow psychological drama.Also,everyone has a habit of expositing their stances on various topics.
Im guessing "they want to take our guns" guy is forshadowing something.

Yeah I'm an episode in and I thought that was a little odd...

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I mean Id mind less if it was in context but so far it just seems like the script want to just make it more topical than it needs to be.