Too Much Of A Good Thing

Take this with a shaker of salt, but according to Josh Wilding at Comicbookmovie, part of the reason Netflix has cancelled Iron Fist, Luke Cage and Daredevil has less to do with ratings than it does with the fact that Netflix wanted to decrease the length of a season. And while that doesn’t quite seem […]

What Cloak & Dagger Needs (To Do) To Succeed

Marvel Television, unlike their stablemates at Marvel Studios are very hit and miss as far as translating their characters goes. So far–when they’ve dealt with ‘street-level’ characters like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage, they’ve been relatively successful. The problems arise when they try to tackle characters that exist is a more […]

Luke Cage Season 2 – Teaser Trailer

While I don’t think that it’s disputable that Marvel on Netflix has upped the ante on superheroes on television immensely that’s not for a moment to imply that there aren’t problems. The biggest of which (in my eyes) is that no matter the series–Daredevil, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones or Luke Cage–they never seem to quite […]

Marvel Television’s Problem (And How to Fix It)

While Marvel Studios’ Black Panther literally tears through box office records Marvel Television–the arm of Marvel Entertainment that handles television projects–is doing…okay. They’ve got four shows on Netflix (Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage and the The Defenders), one on Hulu (Runaways), one coming up on Freeform (Cloak and Dagger) and another on ABC (Agents […]

The Defenders – Trailer 2

Marvel Television, as far as I can tell, is in a bind entirely of their own making. While I enjoy the series that have done thus far–with a particular emphasis on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.–I do feel a certain reluctance on their parts to embrace the fantastic wholeheartedly (which is an interesting, though odd, problem […]

Marvel’s The Defenders – Official Trailer 

‘You look like an idiot,’  said Jessica Jones, as she and Matt Murdock walked down the immaculately white hallway, their very gait daring anyone to get in their way. Murdock, a devil without a costume; wore a grey cloth around the upper half of his face,  responded tersely. ‘Your scarf.’ I had little doubt in […]

The Defenders – Elektra Teaser Trailer

2017, despite the reality of a Trump presidency, and all the insanity such an idea beings can be considered a golden age –especially if you happen to be a fan of superheroes because there are probably more viewing choices to choose from than there has ever been. The while the CW isn’t known as ‘The […]