Why does the Marvel-Netflix team keep doing this?

I hope my readers can forgive the clickbait title – this is a minor gripe that I had in the first season of Marvel’s Daredevil, and I forgot how irritating it was until I started watching The Defenders.  In The Defenders, it was when Sigourney Weaver’s villain, Alexandra, speaks with one of her allies, Murakami. Alexandra is American, Murakami is… Continue reading Why does the Marvel-Netflix team keep doing this?

Teaming Up: The Increasingly Popular Type of Story

Stop me if you’ve heard this story before: there’s an ensemble cast in an action/sci-fi/fantasy/superhero movie (especially superheroes). First, the viewers get to know all the characters separately. Then, the characters unite under a common cause, fall apart after some disagreement, and reunite with an even stronger bond to take down the greater evil. This… Continue reading Teaming Up: The Increasingly Popular Type of Story

The Nature of Good and Evil in Marvel’s Daredevil

The Netflix original series Marvel’s Daredevil has exceptionally complex portrayal of violence and morality. It has been lauded for its characters and story. It adapts the Marvel Comic series of the blind superhero, Daredevil, who fights using only his fists, and his everyday persona Matt Murdock, who is a defense attorney. As both vigilante and attorney,… Continue reading The Nature of Good and Evil in Marvel’s Daredevil