The Punisher S:01 E:09

Episode Title: Front Toward Enemy
Originally Aired: November 17th 2017

Front toward enemy is the iconic branding on the front of claymore mines is an ominous warning about the subject matter of the latest episode. Three blasts rip through government buildings around New York City leaving its inhabitants afraid and angry. If you for got the end of a couple episodes ago then the identity of the attacker may take you by surprise. Continue reading The Punisher S:01 E:09

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The Punisher S:01 E:07

Episode Title: Crosshairs
Originally Aired November 17th 2017

It is all downhill from here as we have officially crossed the half way mark in season 1. The bad guys are still confident that they have the high ground even though they no how dangerous them men hunting them are. The good guys now know almost everyone involved in destroying their lives, finally providing an end to their hit list. For those of us who are already dreading the end of the season we can rest easy because our favorite disciplinarian will be getting a second season. Continue reading The Punisher S:01 E:07

The Punisher S:01 E:06

Episode Title: The Judas Goat
Originally Aired: November 17th 2017

Episode six was a lesson in dichotomies it as simultaneously the sweetest and most brutal episode of the series so far. Frank’s delusions and flashbacks to the death of his family receive an unexpected uptick in viciousness. The tale of a soldier struggling with his return to life as a civilian took a dramatic and fatal turn. A real life story of military training that is every PETA members worst nightmare and a betrayal round out the depressing side of the episode. Continue reading The Punisher S:01 E:06

The Punisher S:01 E:05

We have made it to episode five and we are finally starting to get some answers to some questions big and small. We learn the identity of the person that recorded the video that lead to the death of Frank’s family and the attempted murder of Lieberman.  We learned that Madina has sex just like you would expect her too, she never surrenders control anywhere. We learned what was really behind Project Cerberus and what lead to the death of Madani’s partner. I would like to say it was something more interesting than it is but it is a very real-world reason. Continue reading The Punisher S:01 E:05

The Punisher S:01 E:04

Episode Title: Resupply
Originally Aired: November 17th 2017

The fourth episode of The Punisher gave us our third director in Kari Skogland who is known for directing episodes of Amazon’s The Handmaidens Tale and Showtime’s The Borgias. I think she decided to focus a little more on the characters and less on the action than her predecessors. Continue reading The Punisher S:01 E:04

Punisher S:01 E:03

Episode Title: Kandahar
Originally Aired: November 17th 2017

This is the first of two episodes directed by Andy Goddard and because of a great show runner in Steve Lightfoot the differences from episode two to three were very minimal. It was hard to tell if the differences in the way action was portrayed was because of the way it was shot or just the story around it. Most of the episode takes place in Afghanistan, while Frank was still a soldier and not a revenge seeking missile, so it was a very different kind of combat for us to see on screen. Continue reading Punisher S:01 E:03

The Punisher S:01 E:02

Episode Title: Two Dead Men
Originally Aired: November 17th 2017

A tale of two dead men is not only the title of this episode, it is a word puzzle Frank shares with his children and the main components to this episode.  This is the second episode directed by Tom Shankland so it is very similar to last week’s episode in look and performance from the actors. Continue reading The Punisher S:01 E:02

The Defenders S:01 E:08

Episode Title: The Defenders
Originally Aired August 18th 2017

We have finally reached the climax of what Netflix and Marvel have been working for these last two plus years. Four heroes with five combined seasons have been building to this moment where our heroes take on the ultimate weapon of the Hand. After the events of last week, it comes down to two races, can the Hand get the substance out before the rest of the team shows up to rescue Danny and put an end to the Hand and their evil plans for New York. Continue reading The Defenders S:01 E:08