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Old 07-01-18, 09:56 PM
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

I loved Season 1 of Daredevil and Jessica Jones but everything else has been 'Meh' to me, this included. I think they need to reduce the number of episodes and concoct something resembling a plot. Rosaio Dawson is the only thing that has kept me into these later outings.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

Originally Posted by MysterioMan007 View Post
I loved Season 1 of Daredevil and Jessica Jones but everything else has been 'Meh' to me, this included. I think they need to reduce the number of episodes and concoct something resembling a plot. Rosaio Dawson is the only thing that has kept me into these later outings.
I've seen all the Netflix Marvel shows and imo Daredevil S1 was the only "meh".

S1 Luke Cage went downhill in second half but was still better than Daredevil S1 imo. Ironfist seemed like they could have spent more time getting ready for it rather than jumping into it but otherwise was good. Punisher was excellent. Luke Cage S2 has been solid, although feels like it could have been condensed more (still have final 3 eps to see though).
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

I understand that Rosario Dawson isn't sure she wants to do the Marvel/Netflix shows anymore, due to being away from her family for filming.
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That was pretty evident in Luke Cage.
She did say she'd like to be on The Punisher so she could say she was on all the shows.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

I dug it. It was much closer in quality to the 1st half of season 1, and not the second. I was thinking they had a lot to cut out to make it flow a little faster, but by the time I got to the end I realized that everything I thought was filler was setting up season 3.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

I enjoyed it. Still think 10 episodes would be enough for these shows. Really enjoyed the team ups with Iron Fist and Bushmaster. I really enjoyed him as a villain. This also made me look forward to Heroes for hire as Rand was actually a good character and I was hoping he would stay for another episode.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

Originally Posted by Koby View Post
I've seen all the Netflix Marvel shows and imo Daredevil S1 was the only "meh".

S1 Luke Cage went downhill in second half but was still better than Daredevil S1 imo. Ironfist seemed like they could have spent more time getting ready for it rather than jumping into it but otherwise was good. Punisher was excellent. Luke Cage S2 has been solid, although feels like it could have been condensed more (still have final 3 eps to see though).
Opinions vary. I thought Daredevil 1 and 2, The Punisher and The Defenders were the only good ones and everything else was meh. Haven't gotten around to this yet and not sure if I will.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

I've watched the first two episodes and found them very boring.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

I liked the 1st part of S1, then it started going downhill. It seems like S2 picked up on the downhill and has accelerated. Do they have the same writers? It's just not as interesting.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

Mmmm... atleast episode 3 has Jessica Henwick.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

Overall I enjoyed this, but I thought the back half of this was better than the first half. I agree that it could have been trimmed down by at least two episodes. There were a lot of rehashed conversations between characters, sometimes hammering the same character beats four or five times.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

I like where season 3 is taking us. The last two episodes made up for all the filler.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

Just finished episode 10. I didn't hate Danny in this one! Looks like he's been training and picking up the moves better this time around.

They need to just stop doing individual seasons and just create a new show called Heroes For Hire.

This season has been pretty boring.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

I've watched the first 5 episodes. I think the pacing is pretty good and the story and characters are enjoyable. If it stays the same quality for the remaining episodes, I'd probably put it in the top tier of marvel netflix shows.
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Nice Godfather homage.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

Originally Posted by dex14 View Post
I didn't hate Danny in this one! Looks like he's been training and picking up the moves better this time around.
Wish we could say the same about the bad guys. There was a glaring choreography slip-up where a guy reacted late to being hit by Danny. There was like a full second after Danny swung to when the guy actually spun and fell down. Reminded me of the fight in the last Batman movie with Christian Bale where a bad guy did something similar.

EDIT: Found the video. Happens at about the :40 mark. Watch Danny fighting behind Luke.


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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

Finally finished this yesterday. It was ok, better then the first season as far as consistency in quality, but still not exactly great material. I got bored of the constant back and forth between Luke, Bushmaster, and Mariah and while it was great seeing some of the backstory and developments between the 3, I thought the way it ended was somewhat anticlimactic. That attack on the Jamaicans was pretty nuts though.

I really hate Shades and the reliance on that character, especially since I think he's not very interesting and think the actor's acting is pretty poor, so attempts to make him compelling along with his friendship with Commanche and relationship with Mariah just seemed dumb.

I liked Danny Rand. Misty was good, although the whole thing with Nandi was terrible and a waste of time. As others have said, could have cut 3 episodes from the season and it would have been better.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

I am slogging through this. It just isn't interesting to me. Outside of Luke Cage, I don't really care for any of the other characters. I will finish it because I know the crossover with Iron Fist and I want to see that grow. Honestly, they should just merge this show and Iron Fist, and make it the team up we all want.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

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I am slogging through this. It just isn't interesting to me. Outside of Luke Cage, I don't really care for any of the other characters. I will finish it because I know the crossover with Iron Fist and I want to see that grow. Honestly, they should just merge this show and Iron Fist, and make it the team up we all want.
This season seemed less about Luke and more about Shades and Mariah. And they tease HFH so much, it's in their best interest to just make it that.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

Cancelled: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/li...source=twitter

I wonder if they will actually combine this and Iron Fist?
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

Looks like it was creative differences between Netflix and the writers as opposed to low viewership. Sounds like Netflix just decided to cut their losses and bail.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

Steps 1 and 2 have been made toward a Heroes for Hire show. Step 3 is to announce it!
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

This is frustrating. The series had some flaws but it was still really good.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

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Steps 1 and 2 have been made toward a Heroes for Hire show. Step 3 is to announce it!
This is what I was thinking, theyre going to combine the two. Heroes for Hire or Power Man and Iron Fist.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

My guess is, Disney is jacking up the costs on their Netflix shows to the point they're no longer attractive to the network... helping them to eventually land on their own streaming service.
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Re: Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) -- Season 2 Thread -- premieres 6/22/18

Originally Posted by Fielding Mellish View Post
My guess is, Disney is jacking up the costs on their Netflix shows to the point they're no longer attractive to the network... helping them to eventually land on their own streaming service.
I kinda wondered this too. This and Iron Fist are cancelled on Netflix, but maybe they’ll get to make a comeback on Disney’s streaming service. Either as a combined show or as two shows like they were on Netflix. Kind of makes sense that Disney would want to start producing more of these shows in-house and directly for their service.

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