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TV Review: Marvel’s Daredevil, Season 2 (USA, 2016)

In 2015 Netflix teamed up with Marvel to bring us Marvel’s Daredevil, and it was a revelation. Not only was it a gritty realisation of one of the comic world’s dark anti-heroes but it showed that viewers weren’t just interested but eager to see this sort of grimy real-world depiction of the character. This was followed-up later in the year by Jessica Jones which also scored both critical and viewer reviews. So now in the Marvel Television Universe they have Agents of Shield, Agent Carter, Daredevil, Jessica Jones and soon to come Luke Cage and Iron Fist. It’s a solid stable of shows with a lot of characters and the realm of television allows us to explore them all a little more deeply.... Continue Reading

Marvel’s Daredevil Season 2 has landed, here’s our initial thoughts

It’s almost been a year since Netflix brought us the first season of Marvel’s Daredevil. For comic fans it was finally an adaptation worthy of the source material. For TV viewers it was a phenomenon to watch with its gritty and dark setting, intricate conspiracy narrative and complex flawed characters. It was a ratings juggernaut as the streaming numbers skyrocketed, within 24 hours a second season was announced. And here we are, Season 2 has finally arrived, and we’re going to give you some of our initial thoughts after watching the first couple of episodes, PSA some spoilers ahead …... Continue Reading