Set a few months after the events of the second season of Daredevil, and a month after the events of Iron Fist, the vigilantes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist team up in New York City to fight a common enemy: The Hand.
When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive attempting to rebuild his life in Harlem and must soon confront his past and fight a battle for the heart of his city.
Following the tragic end of her brief superhero career, Jessica Jones tries to rebuild her life as a private investigator, dealing with cases involving people with remarkable abilities in New York City.
Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
In 1946, Peggy Carter is relegated to secretarial duties in the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR). When Howard Stark is accused of treason, he secretly recruits Peggy to clear his name with the help of his butler, Edwin Jarvis.
Danny Rand returns to New York City after being missing for years, trying to reconnect with his past and his family legacy. He fights against the criminal element corrupting his world around him with his incredible kung-fu mastery and ability to summon the awesome power of the fiery Iron Fist
The Iron Fist comic book series was originally inspired by the success of the Kung Fu (1972) television series. The hidden land of K'un L'un was inspired by various stories, including James Hilton's Lost Horizon and tales of Tibet. Much of the original series was inspired by the Golden Age Centaur Comics character Amazing Man, who was a westerner who gained super abilities while studying in a hidden Tibet'like land. Amazing Man, as his civilian identity of John Aman, was added to Iron Fist continuity in the "Immortal Iron Fist" series. See more »
Rand commits numerous state level as well as federal offenses, including battery, breaking & entering, theft,kidnapping and passport fraud. Yet by the last episode, he is stated to "only" be facing assault charges against the DEA agents who came to raid Colleen Wing's studio.
Even being a billionaire, it's a virtual certainty that his crimes wouldn't have been "forgotten" by the authorities, much less "forgiven." See more »
I've watched all the Marvel street level hero's and I am a big fan of he MCU, but this show is a pain to watch.
I do not know the original material so take my opinion with a grain of salt, but I do know good storytelling and something or other about screenwriting and this show just lacks a good story.
Even if we can get past the weak storyline which is not thaaaaat hard to do given it's a superhero show, the characters I have a real issue with.
Finn Jones is a good actor but Danny Rand is just a moron. If Danny Rand is supposed to be a moron then Finn does an incredible job. The show relies more on its strong female characters. Colleen is an amazing strong female lead but I hate her, she emasculated Danny in all ways possible and has an air of superiority that is just not easy to swallow, however Jessica Henwick would make a kick ass real life anulan, for example.
It's hard to have the mafia story lines follow the mysticism of the ancient city of Kun Lun, it all borders on the illuminati, but if there were better characters or they were better directed then maybe we could believe them.
I've seen all the series on Netflix. This one is the worst by far. The dialog is weak, the storyline is not hard to follow but it doesn't communicate urgency yet everybody acts as if it's the end of the world. The music is not half bad but it's nothing compared to Luke Cage, the fights are half decent but Daredeviks are way better, and the inner pain and intrigue of Jessica Jones can not be duplicated on this show.
Season 2 savior: Mary Walker storyline (and that's a stretch given that mental illness has long been used to try and make things more interesting) - again with the weak characters and weak motivations.
Watch it once, don't avoid it just size others say it sucks, but dint feel you need to watch it more than that to appreciate the rest of the series.
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