Daredevil S:01 E:03

Wow, I don’t remember that episode of Matlock where a dude gets violently murdered in a bowling alley and Ben throatpunches people until justice is served. Maybe it was on some Nick at Nite reruns I missed? Hope you’re ready for the world’s most violent legal drama, because today’s episode has battles going on in and out of the courtroom.

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Daredevil S:01 E:02

The pilot episode won me over, but I’ve been won over before. Plenty of shows start out with intriguing hooks and then completely fail to pay off on it, decaying before our very eyes. Can Daredevil keep up momentum from one episode to another? Can they find new ways to tell stories and show comic book action? There’s a lot of reasons to fear Hollywood screwing up something good. But that’s not gonna stop the man without fear.

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Daredevil S:01 E:01

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been on a roll lately, interlinking movies and television shows together. The key, I feel, has been to make sure each individual creative work is done in a manner that suits it the best: from the fantastic realism of Captain America to the colorful space opera of Guardians of the Galaxy. With Daredevil, they’re trying something new… grounded, realistic crimefighting. It fits into the same universe as flying robots and talking racoons, but knows how to keep an internal tone that’s pitch-perfect. Drop down into the grimy city streets to see how the man with no fear translates to the small screen…

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