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8/10
I have nothing to prove to you.
11 March 2019
Warning: Spoilers
Marvel Studios unleashes it first female led superhero movie and while I agree that it is not amazing, it is still a pretty good film that is a definite recommend.

Let's start with Captain Marvel herself. Brie Larson did, IMO, a very good job in this role. She is not wooden, as some people have said. She has great banter with Fury, shows off snark and cockiness in combat and is still someone that you can still trust. I also very much liked the parts in the film where she is constantly told, mostly by the Kree, that she must conform to what society needs of her, and then later destroys those constraints and lets herself be all that she can be. Now, while this is clearly a nod to feminism in the world, in the movie this is not because she is a woman, just someone with untold superpowers.

The supporting cast for this film was also really good, especially Samuel L. Jackson. First off, major kudos to the effects team for de-aging him. It was interesting to see him as someone who wasn't to ruthless and commanding yet still had the similar Fury qualities we know. Mendehlson also did a very good job as Talos, portraying someone who could at times be sinister and manipulative but other times sympathetic and charming without there being a huge contrast between the two. Law's Yon-Rogg also did good with what he had, portraying his Kree character as someone who has clearly earned his command and respect yet still has traditions to uphold that he has believed and delved out for so long.

I also really liked all of the MCU connections this movie had. The connection with the Tesseract and Project Pegasus was very well done as it showed how SHIELD got a hold of it and how they sort of discovered its potential power. We also get to see a bit more into the Kree and especially Ronan. In Guardians of the Galaxy, Ronan wasn't exactly a good villain because all we know of his backstory is that he is following the traditions of the Kree. This explains more about what those traditions are i.e subjugate. In GotG, the Kree signed a peace treaty with the Nova Corps, so there was some inkling about the Kree being trouble. Also, the galaxy jumping octagons return from GotG 2. I also love how Fury gets the name "Avengers", as it is clearly a kind of unique name to get so the fact that it comes from the first superpowered person he meets was cool. They also kind of solve the whole Captain Marvel pager thing, as she told him only to use it for end of the universe emergencies. So Loki's invasion and Ultron's uprising doesn't count, but people dissolving into ash, yeah that might do it. There was also a possible, surprising Agents of Shield reference. FIrst off, this movie did not break continuity as Coulson only knows the word Skrull, not Kree. And counter to that, due to Danvers' regenerative properties being from Kree blood, this very well have led to TAHITI, which focused on using Kree blood to heal a fallen Avenger.

The effects and makeup for this movie were really done as well. As I have mentioned before, the de-aging of Fury was superb and I also really liked how the Skrulls shapeshifted. The makeup as well for the Skrulls was well done as well as they compare favorably to the comics.

I will also commend this movie for how it handled the Kree/Skrull war. In the beginning, we are sort of easily convinced that the Skrulls are the bad guys, due to their ability to become anyone they want. However, it is wisely flipped showing them to be refugees trying to escape the Kree, and that is also properly shown how the Kree dominate and control those who do not kneel.

Now for the bads, and there are bads. There was no truly memorable scene for this movie. The actions scenes themselves were nothing unique and special. Other MCU movies have memorable scenes, (action mostly), like Winter Soldier's elevator, Civil War's airport, GotG 2 Yondu/Rocket escape, Avengers 1/2 final battle. Yet for Captain Marvel, despite having very good parts to it, never had a scene that made me go "I'm never going to forget this".

Another thing I have to say bothered me was the music placement. The nostalgic things that popped up like Blockbuster, Radioshack and a very slow computer were finely timed and very few. Yet the songs that were chosen, despite being very good songs, came at odd times. For instance, when Danvers unleashes her full power on her old teammates, No Doubt's "Just a Girl" started playing. While this is a fine song to have in this movie and fits the decade sense, it just sort of seemed to come out of nowhere. I can see them trying to adapt to Guardians of the Galaxy, as there are many tie ins to that, yet there music went with almost every fight instead of just one. Doesn't mean they had to have songs during every fight, just placed better.

Also, I have to say. ALL HAIL GOOSE!

+ Larson/Jackson + Supporting Cast +Skrull/Kree war twist +Effects (De-aging) and makeup +MCU Connections - No memorable scenes or moments - Odd music placement

Final Score: 8.0/10
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Jessica Jones: AKA 1,000 Cuts (2015)
Season 1, Episode 10
8/10
I have Hope. The person, not the feeling. Well, the feeling too. I'm a hopeful man.
31 December 2018
Warning: Spoilers
This episode feels like a step back, especially after the 3 prevailing episodes, yet it still does deliver for the most part. We get to discover more of Jessica and Kilgrave's "relationship, Simpson's story lights up, Jery's story actually mixes into the main one and we get an amazing cliffhanger for the episode. There were a couple things in this episode that weren't great IMO especially one but that doesn't mean that this isn't a solid episode.

Let's start with Jery. Her storyline was starting to get so dull and eating up the runtime as if it was just to get more of Moss on screen. While it did help the main story, letting Kilgrave escape and learn about his unborn child, Jery's storyline did abruptly end like wham, bang, she's dead, story done. Also, how did Pam know that Jery was at Wendy's place? I will say though that this does further Jery's character as she has shown disdain for Wendy but still has trust in her. This could go to some compelling areas as we can see what lengths Jery will go to in order to finish the job.

Simpson gets back on the field but he's playing a completely different game than everyone else. He has a roasting session at the warehouse, where we see the effects of those pills he's taking. Also, killing Clemons, a respected detective and Simpson's colleague, just because he doesn't think Kilgrave should be killed showed just how ruthless and dangerous he is. With Simpson destroying all evidence of Kilgrave's powers, this leaves our characters the only choice but to kill Kilgrave, along with something else that happens in the episode. Simpson, though, does bring a big shot of adrenaline that this show needs that can lead to some great action into the last few episodes.

Delving into Jessica and Kilgrave, we see how both viewed their relationship. This is fascinating to look into as for practically all dysfunctional relationships, the memories both people have can be skewed. Although it is kind of clear that Jessica's version is the truth, I do totally believe that Kilgrave loves her and that he himself believes that he can still win her over. These two are the best characters in this show and for them to have this trip down memory lane was great especially for a show that deals with PTSD.

Before I get to the ending, let's address the main thing that bothered me this episode: Robyn. I knew that she would be getting more screen time since her brother died but, my god, it is so much worse than I imagined. Her dialogue is completely cringeworthy and infuriating not to mention her actions, especially near the end at Jessica's apartment when she frees Kilgrave and acts like the good, sweet person saving someone. I really hope that this we get the bare minimum of her later.

Now onto the ending of this episode. Kilgrave presents a trade to Jessica: his Dad, for Hope being legally free and Kilgrave leaving Jessica alone. While we do see that Hope is pardoned by the DA, I sincerely doubt that Kilgrave would leave Jessica alone. Jessica, sort of agrees to this, especially after Robyn saves Kilgrave but then we get a twist. Yes, Kilgrave gets his father but Hope sacrifices herself in order to help Jessica. Hope was the only reason that Jess was not going to murder Kilgrave, but Hope knows that she can help her make her choice. I also still believe that she feels extremely guilty about what happened with her parents and is sort of taking it out on herself. What an amazing cliffhanger for a fairly solid episode.

+ Jessica/Kilgrave + Simpson + Kilgrave's deal + Hope's sacrifice +/- Jery/Pam/Wendy - Robyn

Final Score: 8.6/10
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Jessica Jones: AKA Sin Bin (2015)
Season 1, Episode 9
9/10
The real world is not about happy endings
30 December 2018
Warning: Spoilers
Jessica is practically at the finish line now. With Kilgrave in a cage (a technologically advanced one), a camera set up and pieces coming together., Kilgrave manages to flip the table and shift the scales. On the side, Simpson gets treated and Jery's life, um, well, heats up a bit.

Jess manages to inch closer to getting Kilgrave. With him in her "care", we see that while he is imprisoned it is cool to see how he still has the power over her. This is shown extraordinarily well when she tries to get him to use his powers on her in front of a camera. It did seem that he might break but the fact that Trish had to physically stop her helped out Kilgrave tremendously.

I did like how during the episode, Jessica managed to put the pieces together for finding Kilgrave's parents. It evolved at a good pace and it was interesting to see what his parents had to go through. It was actually very heartbreaking to see that his mother went to the group therapy sessions. She never spoke or anything but she was seen a few times so it wasn't really sprung on us. I loved and laughed how Jessica just blatantly told the guy whose jacket was stolen by Kilgrave to get over his "loss". Compared to others, I have to say he got off easy.

The end of the episode with Jess bringing KIlgrave's parents to him was so well done. Watching Kilgrave play everyone was phenomenal, as you could even buy that he might have been sincere about being with his parents. That is until he made them hurt themselves. However, this does show Kilgrave's powers off, on camera and in front of a cop so we could be getting closer to Hope being freed. Kilgrave does, however, manage to get away but we get one important new piece of information: Kilgrave can no longer control Jessica! This will totally help her out now and really push the story.

Simpson, surprisingly, survived the bomb Kilgrave set off. Looks like he's recovering through some other means which might be a fun avenue to go through, given Simpson's past. Those pulls are most definitely physical enhancements of some kind which probably won't mix well with Simpson's recklessness.

Jery's storyline is getting so annoying and boring. It does look like it might add to the story though as it was because of Jery that Kilgrave could escape. I will say though, the scene between Pam and Jery in her office was pretty hot.

+ Ritter/Tennant + Case closing + Who has the power + Kilgrave's games + Simpson's recovering - Jery/Pam/Wendy storyline

Final Score = 9.3/10
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Jessica Jones: AKA WWJD? (2015)
Season 1, Episode 8
9/10
First step in heroism, don't be a prick
14 June 2018
Warning: Spoilers
This is a tremendous episode focusing mostly on the relationship between Jessica and KIlgrave and how they both view themselves, each other and their past. We also delve a little bit more into Jessica's past and take a quick detour into Jery's life. SImpson comes a knocking...

With Jessica's past, we see, through I must say, a very well cast young Jessica, that she still had that snarky attitude but was still pretty upbeat and happy with her family. The car accident that was shown that depicts her family's deaths was also very well done, as it can be seen now that Jessica blames herself, as it was because of her that made her Dad lose focus driving. To see that her pain and came from so early and to know the root of her turning point in her life is great to see and still devastating. Having her also have a vision of her family, with blood down their faces, was also great as it was something she could've also been seeing when she was younger and recovering.

It was also interesting seeing Kilgrave's past. It seems that his parents were experimenting on him, which gave him his powers. This clearly shows where his lack of empathy stems from.

Having Jessica and Kilgrave together was incredible too. We see that Kilgrave believes that Jessica was actually happy with him and that she wanted to do everything that he had them do. Jessica snapping back at him saying that she didn't want to do any of it and was physically and mentally raped really shows that great addressing of the major issue faced in this show: consent. Seeing that Kilgrave can't understand that is very emblematic of our society. We also see what Kilgrave thinks is right when using his powers. He saves a family but wants to have the father, who threatened his family and others, kill himself. While I do see his point in saying that he is mentally unhinged and kind of too far gone, it was good to have Jessica say that KIlgrave can't decide that and that he needs help and isolation. However, with Kilgrave saying that he needs Jessica for that, it brings up a whole new thing about if KIlgrave can actually be good. Jessica, though, says screw that and drugs him and takes him in.

Simpson gets more to do this episode. After spying on Kilgrave, and subsequently, Jessica, he decides to take matters into his own hands by killing Kilgrave...by putting a bomb in the house, risking the lives of innocents like the chefs Kilgrave "hired". Simpson is clearly separated himself from Jessica and Trish and is taking the law into his own hands, which is ironic for a cop. It is good though to see that two sides for stopping Kilgrave as Jessica might have to consider killing him. I will say though, that SImpson looking into a mysterious bag left for him by Kilgrave was really stupid. He knows that Kilgrave knows about the bomb, that Kilgrave will want to kill him for that, oh and that maybe, possibly, KILGRAVE IS EVIL.

I'm also getting tired of the Jery/Wendy/Pam plotline. I really like Moss' Jery but this just doesn't seem important at all with a mind controller on the loose.

+ Ritter and Tennant + Kilgrave and Jessica's backstory + Kilgrave saves the day + Jessica nabs him +/-Simpson - Jery's divorce

Final Score: 9.5/10
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Jessica Jones: AKA Top Shelf Perverts (2015)
Season 1, Episode 7
9/10
The right people are gonna pay for what's been done.
14 June 2018
Warning: Spoilers
We finally get the meeting between Jessica and Kilgrave and it featured a surprise twist, intense moments and new stakes. Jessica also takes the time to remedy he past and plan for her future. There is also the death of a character and the return of a familiar face.

Let's start with the death of the character that drives this episode: Ruben. While he didn't really add anything to the plot beforehand, it was still sad to see that he is gone. Ruben is so innocent and harmless. His death does, however, help further the plot. The bad thing though is that I'm pretty sure we are going to get more of Robyn now that her brother is gone.

Once Jessica finds him, with his throat slashed by himself in her bed nonetheless, she basically breaks, knowing that Kilgrave knows where she lives and that he might win. Her plan to go into supermax has been met with criticism for being dumb but I can see her side, as well as others. With her being in supermax, it will be hard for Kilgrave to get to her, however, I kind of agree with Trish that with Jessica gone, Kilgrave will be unstoppable and do even worse things to force her out of supermax herself.

Before signing her life away, Jessica decided to make the rounds in her goodbye tour. I'm glad to see her trying to make it right with Luke. That pair is electrifying and it will take a lot to get them out of their funk but Jessica trying to make it better by going to see him is a good start. We also get to see Trish's mom, who was noted to be a fame hungry succubus, but turns out to be so much worse, as she is going after more starlets since losing her daughter. Seeing her interest in Trish (albeit her public and professional life) and her disdain for Jessica, really proves that she doesn't really have a shred of compassion for either of them.

Now for the climax of the episode. Jessica goes to the police to try and turn herself in but is freed under the orders of Kilgrave. He reveals why he has been focused so much on her for the past months. Not hate or fear but love. Which Jessica points out, is pretty messed up. However, seeing as love can make people do crazy things, it will make it seem so much more intriguing what Kilgrave will do now that Jessica knows and is going home with him. With an episode with these two together it will be intense to see what exactly will come of that.

Simpson looks like he's going to be another obstacle for Jessica as he is sort of going rogue after KIlgrave. This wasn't sprung upon us though, as we know he is a special forces vet. and proved he will go past the deep end like when he was going to torture a guy for information.

Also, hello Sgt. Brett Mahoney! So great to have a Daredevil mention! Especially with a very significant character as well as showing that this truly is Hell's Kitchen, although, it doesn't look like the one in Daredevil.

I will say though, there is a shot that shows the NYC skyline and the Metro building is there. In the MCU, Stark Tower is in place of it. They couldn't do a little editing.

+ RItter + Kilgrave's motivation +Jessica making the rounds + Mahoney + Simpson going solo +/- Ruben - Metro Building bugged me

Final Score: 9.3/10
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Jessica Jones: AKA You're a Winner! (2015)
Season 1, Episode 6
9/10
It's part of who I am now.
10 January 2018
Warning: Spoilers
Now this episode definitely felt like filler, with Luke coming back and asking Jessica for some P.I help. However, I am very happy that it furthered certain relationships and plots specifically with Luke and Jessica, Luke's own story, Kilgrave's plans as well as quick look at Hope involving Jeri.

Let's start with Kilgrave. Before this episode, he was pretty much hated as being completely selfish and in every way, evil. The poker game that he played was incredible and completely classic Tennant. Having him easily win the game by forcing the other players to go all in and fold was humorous and then having one of them force his head through post balances his powers of evil. The need of greed and the violent demands really worked well for his character. With him going and buying Jessica's old house, it really makes me believe that he's trying to psychologically traumatize the crap out of her.

Luke comes to Jessica for help and to me, initially, I thought that it was just going to be filler for this season, but then it turns out that this is truly personal for Luke and possibly destroying for Jessica. The fight in the pot farm was pretty fun with Luke flipping tables over and throwing guys 20 feet. It was actually pretty great to see these two back together as their is so much explosive chemistry between these two that works so goddamn well. However, it was actually kind of good, to have it come crashing down when Luke finds out exactly how his wife died. They are obviously going to somehow reconcile but it will be nice to know how. This is also a great way to introduce Luke for his own show by giving him a backstory that is good to follow.

We also get to catch up with Hope and Jeri in this episode. Jeri has to help Hope because Hope finds out she is pregnant with Kilgrave's child. Her terror and fear as she keeps remembering what Kilgrave did to her was really powerful as in our non-superhero society, the victims of rape and sexual assault relive their pain and trauma every day, being pregnant or not.

I'm really happy that Malcolm is on the mend. He went through so much as a junkie and seeing him recover is so heartwarming especially for Jessica.

I also love the White Tiger mention by Jessica Jones. Angela del Toro, known in the comics as an iteration of White Tiger, could be a great character to introduce in the MCU.

+ Luke/Jessica and both their performances + Kilgrave's plans + Malcolm's recovery + Hope's trauma + White Tiger reference

Final Score: 9.4/10
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Jessica Jones: AKA The Sandwich Saved Me (2015)
Season 1, Episode 5
9/10
I'll show you how to be a hero.
10 January 2018
Warning: Spoilers
We get a great look at what life for Jessica was like before KIlgrave got a hold of her. There's also a plan hatched by Jess, Trish and Simpson to get Kilgrave and help Malcolm. Trish and Simpson also get a little, uh, closer. SImpson also gets a little more to do as well, which I like as it brings up another problem.

Trish's life before Kilgrave was examined this episode. Being a private investigator wasn't always her life as she sort of just had an aimless career. I did like though that her personality is different as she was able to blackmail her way out of her job with a big severance pay. Her strength tester match-up with a creep at the bar was pretty funny. I also liked how they showed her saving a small child as she knew what was right and she didn't care who saw or even how she was dressed. But the best had to definitely be when she meets Kilgrave. That happens because she saved Malcolm from being killed. This must also be the time Kilgrave decided to use him. It was also awesome to see Jessica using her powers to throw a guy over a car and another through a shed. We haven't gotten a lot of scenes with her showing off her powers but that was great.

Simpson gets a little more to do, and by that I mean, doing Trish. As Jessica noted, it did seem to move a little fast but I do like them together as it can keep them both around. Simpson, however, during their kidnap mission, seemed to go rogue and act brash. It was good that Jess told him he was a cop because he seems to be resorting to his old spec ops ways.

The mission went as good as possible. I'm glad that it didn't go as planned because A) they never do and B) that is what makes it more interesting. The fact that they didn't get Kilgrave is great as well as it is too early in the show to have that and they have to make a more in depth plan to get up close and personal to kidnap him.

It was also really tense seeing Kilgrave control Jessica by using Malcolm's life as leverage. However, the fact that he chose not to use the drugs is so powerful as we see that he wants to get better. Still, though Jessica is still sending selfies to him so it will be fun to see how that plays out.

I also love the kid running around as Captain America. There haven't been many nods to the movies like Daredevil, or especially Agents of Shield, but that was great.

+ Jessica's backstory + Kilgrave kidnap + Malcolm's choice + Kilgrave's ultimatum +/- Trish and Simpson

Final Score: 9.2/10
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Jessica Jones: AKA 99 Friends (2015)
Season 1, Episode 4
8/10
What have we, or the mentally challenged, ever done to you?
10 January 2018
Warning: Spoilers
This seemed like sort of a filler episode but I am happy that it wasn't. There is some phenomenal acting by Ritter. A great budding friendship/romance between two characters. There is an insight into what Kilgrave has done to people and it was depressing, funny and kind of odd. The ending is also great that delivered another cliffhanger.

Let's start with the case that Jessica had: the Eastmans. It did seem like filler to allow the side plots to catch up but it did help with the main plots too. This allowed Jessica to look into police cam footage with help from the eager cop Simpson. We also got a tremendous scene with Jessica unleashing her rage against the Eastmans when she finally snaps about how she has lost people. It was a great job by Ritter by making Jessica terrifying and sympathetic at the same time.

Speaking of Simpson, he went to try and mend fences with Trish after Kilgrave made him go try to kill her. I felt that it did evolve naturally from Trish being scared of him, to talking to him with caution to sharing stories and allowing him in for coffee. I like these two characters, especially Trish, and they bring a good change of optimism to this show.

Kilgrave this episode was more on the effects of him than the actual character himself. It was hilarious hearing what some people said to try and get off for certain crimes as well as just the crazies that came in. However, there was some things that make me kind of realize that, Hogarth was kind of right, that Kilgrave has low ambition if some what he is asked for is a nice coat, some cello music and a pretty smile. Like this guy could tell Tony Stark to do stuff but he's just living the lavish life in Hell's Kitchen. That doesn't mean there weren't some sad stories though. The story of the man leaving his son was just gutwrenching. The fact that Kilgrave would do that just for a driver is despicable (in a good way for his character). And the fact he got divorced and lost any custody for his child is even worse for the events that Kilgrave sets in place for his own selfish needs. This show is doing a great job showing what trauma can be dished out by a man in power.

As I mentioned the cliffhanger in this episode is amazing. The photographer that is following her around is (SPOILERS): Malcolm! That is incredible. First off because he is a junkie that no one would look twice at so it's the perfect cover but also it opens the door to the possibility of him being found by Kilgrave before or after the drugs.

+ Ritter + Trish/Simpson + Fun scenes countered by heartbreaking scenes +Cliffhanger - Eastmans felt like a quick detour - Kilgrave could do so much better/worse

Final Score: 8.6/10
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Jessica Jones: AKA It's Called Whiskey (2015)
Season 1, Episode 3
9/10
How unbreakable are you?
10 January 2018
Warning: Spoilers
We finally get the face to face (sort of) confrontation of our titular hero and villain. There's also a passionate romance that ignites with characters with great chemistry. We also get a look at what Kilgrave is doing to Jessica as well as the friendship between Jessica and Trish.

I am actually kind of happy that Marvel is letting them go into a more mature route with Jessica and Luke's relationship, especially with their sex life. With these two now open about their abilities, they can finally accept each other, despite the left over feelings with Luke's deceased wife. Still, these two work so well off each other and I want to see more of them, especially in scenes with them together.

Another relationship that Jessica has that is solid is her best friendship with Trish. These two are practically sisters and we see how far Trish will go to be the hero and help Jessica.

Kilgrave finally made his real mark in this episode. His first appearance via telephone during Trish's call in session. Seeing what just the sound of his voice did to Hope, Jessica and even Trish was pretty intense due to the fact that we haven't even seen his face yet he is making an impression. And then we do get to see him when Jessica confronts him. Seeing him in full purple is great too having it close to his name in the comics. His little smirk at Jessica is great to as you can tell he is up to something and not just getting back to what he does.

We also get the intro to another main character in this show, Officer Simpson, which is clearly going to make an impact on the show, giving Jessica a link to the police possibly.

We also have another great cliffhanger as Kilgrave has been having Jessica followed, which is going lead down another curious rabbit hole.

I will say though that after the combat spectacle that was Daredevil, the choreography in this show is pretty lackluster. Sure, Jess and Luke have powers but it could still leave some fun scenes without simple punching and throwing

+ Jessica and Luke +Jessica and Trish + Kilgrave + Simpson and possible help with police + Good cliffhanger - Need better action

Final Score: 9.1/10
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Jessica Jones: AKA Crush Syndrome (2015)
Season 1, Episode 2
8/10
Occasionally, I give a damn.
1 January 2018
Warning: Spoilers
This episode continues on from the great cliffhanger that the first episode had. Not only do we get to see the trauma felt by Hope, but also the aftermath that other Kilgrave victims had, one being particularly painful to watch. We also get a great furthering of Luke and Jessica's relationship while also getting a much better look at Kilgrave.

Let's start with the parts of this episode that were truly hard to watch...but it still works for this episode. Watching Hope recover from what happened in the pilot episode and subsequently blame Jessica was powerful especially to see Jessica sort of realize that it is her fault that this happened to Hope. The professor who operated on Kilgrave was also kind of rough but the worse part was no doubt the bus driver who was forced to give both of his kidneys to Kilgrave. Everything that happened to him, being left in a ditch afterwards, having a stroke, being on dialysis and begging for death is just unbearably depressing and truly made me hate Kilgrave. The best part of this is that we haven't actually seen Kilgrave just the effect he has had on people.

We did see him do something this episode and it was truly entertaining. I liked how we never actually see him in full but he is still being a snobby, demeaning asshole. But, it's David freaking Tennant, so it's kind of hard not to somewhat like him.

We also get a look into Jessica and Luke's relationship. It started out being sort of strained as Luke found out that Jessica was looking into him. The bar fight is awesome as we see Luke's abilities as well as Jessica powers being in full view too. The fact that Luke and Jessica might be candid with each other is going to do wonders with these two great characters with perfect chemistry.

The writing, especially for dialogue is also continuing to be top notch. Jessica's sarcastic remarks continue to be classic and the plot is evolving at a natural pace that might be slow but still works well for a detective show.

I will say that inclusion of Robyn in this episode was really annoying. Ruben is ok as he is sort of a hapless yuppy but Robyn is just some controlling wack-a-doo. I really hope she doesn't do much in this show.

+ Luke/Jessica +KIlgrave and those he hurts + Writing/Dialogue - Robyn

Final Score: 8.8/10
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Jessica Jones: AKA Ladies Night (2015)
Season 1, Episode 1
9/10
It's people like you that give people like you a bad name.
19 December 2017
Warning: Spoilers
Marvel and Netflix deliver another dark and intense TV show that fits well with the noir detective theme that this show thrives on while also focusing on mature and relevant societal issues that happen in our reality. The main character is fantastic and the supporting cast are also well done. This episode still has its problems but overall this is a strong start for Marvel/Netflix's next show.

The titular lead, Jessica Jones, played by Krysten Ritter, is superb as she is expertly portrayed by Ritter and the writers on this show. Huge kudos to Melissa Rosenberg, who also was in charge of the first four (and only good) seasons of Dexter, to bring this character to the screen so well.

The supporting cast also do well with what they have. Rachael Taylor's Trish Walker is incredible as the beautiful successful radio host and emotional anchor for Jessica. I also love how she knows all about her powers and past as it will really help her help Jessica. Carrie-Anne Moss' Jery Hogarth is also great as the powerful lawyer who "works with" Jessica. I'm actually really like how they had her character be a lesbian as it is positive to see a member of the LGBT in a high-level position of power. I have seen people online complaining about how this is catering to the snowflakes on the left but that is just insane. The LGBT community is real and it is completely fine to have a character that is part of that community.

Mike Colter's Luke Cage has magnificent chemistry with Ritter's Jessica which is really important as they have, let's say, a close relationship in comics.

I am also ecstatic that David Tennant is playing the villain in this show. I am a huge fan of his work especially Doctor Who and Broadchurch. While I do like the lingering presence that he has on Jessica with her being traumatized by the sheer memory of him, I would have really liked to actually see him in person and doing what he does. It's a very minor thing but as a massive fan of Tennant, I cannot wait to see how he plays a villain in this show.

There's also people online criticizing how the show is starting really slow. This is a show about a PI, the plot, case, information, twists and turns need to come at a natural pace and having it fleshed out over 13 episodes is much better than rushing into the action and drama.

The cliffhanger for this episode is brilliant though. It might have started off slow but the ending really brought the jolt that starts the excitement into this show. I won't really give anything away but the actions and aftermath for a certain girl is definitely going to be a spectacular avenue to go through.

The issues that this show deals with is important to put to a TV show who has a female lead (and is faithful to the source material). The PTSD and sexual assault that this show shines a spotlight on is show very well especially with Jessica as it still has left a terrible impression her, despite all of her strength.

I must also give huge love to the opening credits of this show. It starts of slow and non-threatening and then slowly builds into a strong, energized riff that perfectly embodies what Jessica Jones is like. A small, unassuming woman with amazing gifts and a sharp tongue.

+ Ritter + Writing and Tone + Supporting Cast + Relevant Issues Addressed + Cliffhanger + Opening Credits +/- Tennant

Final Score: 9.4/10
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: What They Become (2014)
Season 2, Episode 10
9/10
Change is terrifying
16 December 2017
Warning: Spoilers
The mid-season finale is here and we get an excellent cliffhanger as well as a ending to part of a storyline and the (re)introduction to a new character.

Let's start with who continues to be the best part of this season: Kyle MacLachlan. We first get a look at what is name is, Cal, and who Skye could be, which is later confirmed in the episode. Seeing him talk with Skye is amazing as you see the emotions boil over as you can tell how much he wanted to be a father as well as how much he wants his family back together. It was also awesome that we could see his rage come into play too with Coulson and Whitehall. Speaking of which...

We finally got to see Whitehall get his comeuppance and while I do wish that Cal was the one to kill him, I'm also kind of happy that he didn't because he would've been either completely savage or make it last for days. If he went with either, he would've lost Skye forever and I'm glad that Skye sort of wants him to be better.

We also get some fun scenes with Bobbi and Hunter. I especially love Hunter's line, "Join Shield, see exotic places, meet new and interesting people...and kill them". Great reference to a great movie. I am really starting to love Hunter in this show.

There was a couple things that bothered me in this episode. The first is the opening scene with the Bus being chased by missiles. While it was badass with May evading them and leaving a decoy for them it still made no sense when the Hydra fighters saw where the missiles hit. Like, there was no wreckage, just big clouds of smoke. This is a massive plane your targeting, theirs going to be a ton of debris. Another big criticism is the death of Trip. I loved Trip as he brought so much swagger to this team. However, I will say that I sort of saw this coming as he wasn't included in the main cast for this season. This will definitely affect the team and I am very curious to see how everyone reacts. Nonetheless, it just seemed like his whole role this season was to die and show the difference between Trip and Skye/Raina.

Let's get to the big cliffhanger as well as the name drops that came up in this episode. We first heard the names Cal, for Skye's father, Skye's birth name: Daisy and finally the last nail in the coffin: Skye/Daisy has superpowers! This all means one thing: Skye is Daisy Johnson aka Quake! Not only that but we also get the explanation of how she has her powers: Skye and Raina are Inhumans! What an amazing new storyline to introduce. WIth Fox in control of mutants, this is a great way to introduce people born with powers and the way they impact the world.

But Skye and Raina are not alone. There appears to be others as we see that there is another Inhuman out there, who has no eyes...weird... but it seems pretty clear what part 2 of season 2 is going to be and I am pretty excited because powers are always fun.

+ Quake! +MacLachlan +Whitehall's end +Fun scenes +Inhumans -Opening bothered me - Trip's death

Final Score: 9.3/10
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Ye Who Enter Here (2014)
Season 2, Episode 9
9/10
Only the worthy are allowed inside
23 October 2017
Warning: Spoilers
Well, this is a big episode with plenty of setup, a possible coup, a huge reveal and furthering the best relationship on the show.

Let's start with the best two characters on this show FitzSimmons. They finally sort of let their feelings boil over and they seem to be rekindling their relationship. It seems like Simmons loves Fitz too.

Raina comes back in this episode and reveals something huge. The blue alien that helped bring Skye, Coulson and others back to life are the Kree! And, if certain alien like people can touch the diviner, that could be leading to the inhumans.

Speaking of returns, we got the return of the Agent Koenig, actually, Koenigs. I love the joke that they played on Trip saying that there is 3 of them. I love the doubling of actors in this show, with the Koenigs and Agent 33.

With Agent 33 back too, she had a fight with Skye. I was kind of surprised that she is able to maintain her own with Agent 33, especially since May had a pretty intense fight with her. I am glad though that Skye needed help defeating her as it would have been a stretch that Skye was that good an operative yet.

The team has found the city but there seems to be some mishaps along the way, especially with Mack. Something happened to him like he was possessed or something and then there was that whole thing where he fell about 100ft. It is possible that he could've died but that would've been a horrible end for a good character. The fact that he could shrug off an ICER sort of tells me that Mack survived his fall.

Also, what is Mack and Morse up to? They keep talking about bringing in Hunter in something else. Are they splitting off? Working for Hydra?

The cliffhanger for this episode is great too, as Skye is on her way to meet her dad and there are missiles sent towards the bus...

+ Kree! Inhumans? + FitzSimmons + Koenigs and their humour +/- Skye/33 fight +/- Mack attack and the tease.

Final Score: 9.2/10
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Things We Bury (2014)
Season 2, Episode 8
9/10
Nothing stays buried forever.
23 October 2017
Warning: Spoilers
Featured in this episode is a return of a great guest star, Coulson gets a surprise visit from a doctor, and Ward spends some quality time with his brother.

First the guest star: Atwell's Agent Carter! Seeing as this was more of a precursor to her show released during the hiatus of season 2. Atwell gives off such a great performance as a professional, brave heroine that she brings such a great little extra to this episode.

We also get an insight in Daniel Whitehall's past, how he aged over the years in prison and later regained his youth through a woman, very possibly Skye's mom. Although, seeing Skye's dad's reaction to her body is kind of making that possibility almost a guarantee.

Coulson gets his first meeting with Skye's dad, while trying to get Trip healed from a bullet. MacLachlan is such a great addition to this show as an emotional, impatient man wanting to reunite his family. I cannot wait for him to meet Skye as that it is going to be so curious as to how he will react.

Speaking of family reunions, Ward visits his brother for a little heart to heart. Seeing that it was actually a well is not that surprising but it is also really powerful seeing how Ward just wants closure on what really happened. However, after what he did to Christian and his parents, it's great that Ward hasn't changed in his unpredictability and is still staying true to the villain that he does so well.

I'm really happy that Coulson is trying to bring Fitz back onto the team and I'm really glad that he is recovering nicely. Plus, we also got a look as to where this alien city is, which looks like somewhere in the Caribbean.

+ Carter! + Whitehall's origin + MacLachlan (and his meeting with Coulson) + The Ward family barbecue

Final Score: 9.6/10
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9/10
The perks of being outlaws.
23 October 2017
Warning: Spoilers
We finally get the conclusion to the alien writing that was bugging Coulson and Skye, as well as where we might be heading in the mid- season finale, literally. There is also a Ward hunt with some great humor and great twists.

Coulson and crew track down the writing as there is a killer on the loose carving the same symbols. Derik was actually really imposing as a psychotic brute. I also enjoyed the look into the GH-325 program as it showed why Coulson shut down the program even though he was subject to it. It appears that they might have found a city or like a mine or something. It looks like we have the destination for the mid-season finale.

The operatives go after Ward after his escape and it shows up some great scenes with each character. Starting with Ward, it seems really confusing where his loyalties truly lie, with Hydra? Shield? Himself? With him turning over Bakshi to Coulson I think he just wants to cause havoc. I expect nothing less from him though, and I'm really happy he's back on the loose. Bobbi and Hunter had great scenes too with them both being undercover. Hunter being a cowboy was just priceless.

+ Writing verified + Alien city ?! + Ward hunt + Who is Ward with?

Final Score: 9.4/10
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: A Fractured House (2014)
Season 2, Episode 6
8/10
The darkness lingers longer than the light
23 October 2017
Warning: Spoilers
This episode brings us an insight into Ward, both his past and present, as well as some pretty awesome special effects and fight scenes.

Ward's older brother Christian makes his first appearance, played by the ever-wonderful Tim DeKay, and we get a further look at what Ward is doing this season. Regarding his past, it seemed like it could be possible that what Ward told Skye about the well could have been a lie, however, based on the flashbacks that looks doubtful. I'm really glad that Ward isn't going to be a good guy as he frees himself from custody. Ward was so much better as a bad guy last season.

The new weapons shown in this episode, splinter bombs, which are totally awesome and horrifying. Along with that was some good fight scenes, especially between May and Scarlotti, the knife-whip guy.

I will say though that the bickering between Bobbi and Hunter got kind of annoying, however, it looks like they might try to patch things. I really like Hunter as the reckless, sarcastic merc and Bobbi is already awesome.

And of course, I must talk about FitzSimmons. I found it really hard to watch Simmons try to talk to Fitz as if nothing has changed. Fitz was actually pretty well composed with Simmons coming back. I really want these two to come back together as one and Simmons I think isn't really wearing kiddie gloves around Fitz. I'm glad that Mack told her that Fitz is better without her there, and while it is heartbreaking that she agrees, it doesn't really make sense as to why she isn't assimilating to the new, damaged Fitz.

+ Ward Bros. + Action and effects +/- FitzSimmons +/- Bobbi and Hunter - We know it was a well

Final Score: 8.3/10
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9/10
You're having one hell of a day.
23 October 2017
Warning: Spoilers
We get an introduction into a popular comic book character, the return of a member of the team and one hell of a tense situation.

Let's start with the best thing this episode brought us: Bobbi Morse! aka Mockingbird! First I was initially surprised that she was with Hydra, but was then instantly relieved that she was undercover with Simmons. She showed off how badass she was with her batons as well as seeming like a threatening force but was then later revealed as sort of a sweetheart like with Trip and Mack. I will say though that I'm not surprised that she is Hunter's ex-wife. With him prattling on about it for the first few episodes, we were going to meet her eventually.

I am so glad that Simmons is back with the team and I am really eager to see how Fitz is going to deal with it. As we know, he's been talking to a hallucination of Simmons for a while so to have the actual Simmons there is going to be kind of heartbreaking as well as curious.

The scene with Coulson and Raina debating whether to hand Skye over or reveal Simmons was really well done. As it sort of seemed that Coulson could go either way. Once Coulson rejected Raina's offer I knew that Morse was with Shield and that they had an extraction plan in place but it was still a pretty intense sit down as it really could've gone either way.

We also got to see a bit more of Skye's dad in this episode. We first see that he is a doctor, albeit a back alley one and that he has rage that can be unleashed. MacLachlan is a great addition to the cast and seeing him go kind of nuts over meeting his daughter is kind of thrilling.

+ Mockingbird! + Simmons back + Coulson/Raina scene + MacLachlan's character - Some things became sort of obvious after something else was revealed (Morse's allegiance/ Raina's threat)

Final Score: 9.2/10
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Face My Enemy (2014)
Season 2, Episode 4
9/10
I get my satisfaction elsewhere
20 October 2017
Warning: Spoilers
This episode demonstrates the great bond that is shared between Coulson and May. We also get the turning point for Fitz as well as some pretty fight scenes.

Let's first start with the two characters we focused on: May and Coulson. These two have always had each other's backs and it was great to see these two going in alone on a mission. I also really like how it was shown how much they need and know each other, with Coulson knowing that May hates coffee, and May knowing where Coulson would hide out. Also, having May tell Coulson that she will never kill him kind of hints at a possible romantic relationship which I am okay with.

The fight scene that May had with...not May was really awesome. The special effects were well done to make it look like she was fighting a clone. I will say though, Agent 33, said that she knew all of May's moves, yet from what else we have seen from May, she didn't really compare to May's true awesomeness, IMO. I also love the nod to Captain America the Winter Soldier, with 33 using the face mask to change her appearance like Black Widow did. Looks like Hydra's learning from their mistakes.

I am really happy that Fitz is starting to help the team and that the team, especially Mack, is welcoming him back in and trying to help him heal. Fitz was maybe my favorite character last season and I want him to get healthy. I will say though that de Caestecker's performance of recovering from brain damage is extraordinary as it doesn't diminish his effectiveness yet still addresses the problem.

Plus, big news that the carving on the back of the painting...is NEW! Meaning someone else has the GH-325 in them and is out there carving. Hopefully we can get to the bottom of what that writing is as it keeps looking like a road map or something.

+ May and Coulson + Action + Fitz recovering + Who's carving?

Final Score: 9.3/10
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8/10
He's a..."gifted" scientist
18 October 2017
Warning: Spoilers
We finally got to see where Simmons is and it is inside Hydra! There was also an look into Hydra's brainwashing of agents. Fitz had a great episode too. However, Donnie Gill did not.

Having Simmons in Hydra is a wonderful little twist to start of this season. From what we know from the last season, she is not the best at improvisation and lying so having her undercover in Hydra is going to be so compelling. I am also glad that Coulson and, possibly, May, know that she is there. With Skye, Trip and especially Fitz knowing that she is just gone works so much better as she can't rely that much on Shield backup.

With the look into Hydra and Whitehall, we got to see how they are brainwashing Shield agents and other potential assets. Seeing Whitehall change from a calm, commanding tone to a crackling intensity was really awesome as it shows the different forms of his leadership.

Fitz had a troublesome episode in this episode, yet in a good way. This is climactic with his confrontation with Ward. It was pretty shocking seeing Fitz stimulate oxygen deprivation to show what he went through. It is still weird with Ward thinking he's part of the team and a friend to Fitz, even after all he has been through. He has to still be bad and have ulterior motives, even though he is locked up.

Donnie Gill, like last season, didn't leave a good impression on me. His freezing powers were still kind of cool (pun intended) but he just seemed like a angsty kid with some anger issues. He should have been the focus in the episode but FitzSimmons drew it away from him.

I also loved the bit were May got her revenge on Hunter. Maybe next episode is Trip's turn.

+ Simmons is (secretly) in Hydra + Brainwashing + Fitz v Ward - Gill

Final Score: 8.1/10
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Beginning of the End (2014)
Season 1, Episode 22
9/10
A tag-team wrestling match with four dead guys.
15 October 2017
Warning: Spoilers
The finale is here for Agents of SHIELD's first season. It was a great one for a shaky season. Although it is the first season, so the later ones can improve.

We finally reached the end of this season's main villain: Garrett and Centipede. The ending for Garrett was actually pretty fun. Seeing him go crazy after being injected with the miracle drug was interesting as it could possibly happen to Skye and Coulson too. His demise was good too, his demise coming twice actually. Having Mike stomp him down was good as I really wanted Mike to get through this season as a good guy. I also love how Coulson took him down with the plasma cannon thing. It was funny and a great job of pulling the rug from underneath the audience.

The scenes with Fitz and Simmons was so good and shows that these two were definitely the best characters in this show. Seeing Fitz proclaim his love for Simmons with his words and actions was so touching and I really want Simmons to reciprocate it. Hopefully we get it next season.

It was great to have another appearance with SPOILERS Fury as he saved FitzSimmons and helped Coulson stop Garrett. It's awesome that these crossovers can happen to show how much Marvel wants to appease fans and critics.

In the end we get the team reaching a new base, with a new Koenig, but more important, Coulson etching symbols into the wall, like Garrett. This could lead to some great plot lines in the next season.

It does seem like some plot lines fell through though, like Quinn and the gravitonium and Mike (who still looks goofy in his plastic body armor)

+ FitzSimmons submerged + Fury! + Garrett's end + Some interesting plot points to follow for next season - Though some this season seemed dropped.

Final Score: 9.6/10
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Heavy Is the Head (2014)
Season 2, Episode 2
8/10
I need you because I can't be you
12 August 2017
The second episode of the second season continues with a strong plot and strong writing. We get a a good focus on Hunter, the team deals with Creel and Fitz helps them find out how.

Lance Hunter gets an incredible insight into his character. The best part about this is that even though he is a mercenary, following the money in order to complete the job, he showed his love and respect for Hartley by letting her have an honorable funeral. I am not really surprised that he went after Creel as a vendetta but I am glad that Coulson still wants him to stay around because the team needs a specialist that will cross the lines.

Fitz is starting to get a little better and that is so relieving. I'm glad that Mack is helping him by having Fitz talk to and through him. de Caestecker's portrayal of Fitz with brain damage is really good because it is entirely disheartening because we know what Fitz is truly like. The fact that Simmons is gone is clearly making him worse so I really want to know where Simmons is.

Creel this episode was also boring as he was basically nothing but a brute for Hydra. However, there was some interesting parts about Creel, especially his powers and the possible fact that Hydra might have brainwashed him.

Raina popped up again in this episode and she still creeps me out. She is clearly connected to Skye's father, played by Kyle McLachlan, and can somehow hold the obelisk without it killing her. It's a very good plot point to focus on as there is clearly something special about Raina, and according to Skye's father, Skye can hold it too.

+ Hunter + Fitz' recovering + Where is Simmons? + Kyle McLachlan! +/- Creel - Raina still really weird

Final Score: 8.8/10
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Shadows (2014)
Season 2, Episode 1
8/10
That's how we have to live now...in the shadows
7 August 2017
Agents of Shield returns and it comes back with a new tone, some new cast, familiar faces and a new threat. And for the most part, it works.

Let's start with the new tone in the show. Shield basically doesn't exist anymore so they operate in the shadows and its even more intriguing because they don't have the money and manpower available to them in the first season. I also love how Skye is an actual field agent rather than a hacker.

With a new season, comes some new cast members. We have Agent Mack, an engineer who's built like a tank, Hunter, a merc with a mouth yet not Deadpool, Hartley, played by Lucy fricking Lawless, and Idaho, who is there. Half of these don't make it through the first episode, and while I'm not surprised or sad that Idaho is gone, I am sad that Hartley is because Lawless brings something great to anything she is in like Xena, Spartacus or Parks and Rec.

We also get familiar faces from a Marvel movie, The First Avenger, as Agent Carter, Dumb Dumb Dugan and Jim Morita make a cameo that is very welcome and reveals something cool about a villain in this season. A head of Hydra has been around since the 1940s and not only that, but he hasn't aged, which is a great twist and mystery to be explored.

This episode's villain was Carl "Crusher" Creel. While this is a great nod to Daredevil, where Creel was involved in one of Daredevil's pivotal moments, this is where we actually see him. While his personality wasn't anything new or interesting, his powers sure were. And it was really well done for a TV show to show him change his body into any substance.

The humor and writing were also on pace with the last third of the first season, which I enjoy as it is already starting to feel different and better than the first season.

+ Carter and the Commandos + Tone, writing and humor +/- Creel + New Cast - Some gone though

Final Score: 8.7/10
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Daredevil: Daredevil (2015)
Season 1, Episode 13
9/10
This is my city. My family.
7 August 2017
Here it is. The season finale to Daredevil's first season. It did wrap up very nicely, albeit quickly in my opinion and it revealed the famous final suit that Matt dons that I love.

I'm really glad that Matt was able to take down Fisk on both fronts, with the power of the law and the power of his fists. With the help of Foggy, Karen and Det. Hoffman, Matt was able to arrest not only Fisk, but his lawyer, the cops, senators and judges he paid as well as any small street criminals. It was very satisfying to watch it all come to a close and I'm really glad that this wasn't actually the way the Matt brought Fisk down.

It was actually really cool to see that even with Fisk being taken in by the FBI, he still had a plan to escape. I expected nothing less from him and was glad that Matt had the chance to lay the smackdown on him. After Daredevil beat Fisk, I'm really glad that Mahoney let him go so that the police might give him some room.

Now, there was a lot of controversy over how the costume came to look. People wanted it to be like the comic book version but I actually really like the one they went with as it fits well with the tone of the story. First off, Matt always operated in the shadows, so the dark red and black is smart and meshes well together. Also, it makes sense tactically as it is actual body armor, other than like CW leather costumes.

I will say, however, that it did feel a bit rushed like last episode where things sort of felt thrown into one episode other than gradually built up. Like they were building a case, but in the last episode BOOM, they got Hoffman. I'm also kind of sad that Owlsley's dead as he was a good character but love how and why he was killed as it showed off the ferocity of Fisk and his love for Vanessa.

+ Final costume + Taking down Fisk both legally and physically + Arrest montage +/- Owlsley's death = Felt rushed

Final Score: 9.1/10
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Daredevil: The Ones We Leave Behind (2015)
Season 1, Episode 12
8/10
The world fell apart. Didn't you notice?
6 August 2017
This episode has another surprise death, Karen trying to deal with the last one, Foggy searches himself and Matt going after another criminal faction.

Starting with Karen, she had to deal with her murder of Wesley and Woll does a fantastic job of being completely traumatized. Her delusion of Fisk finding and killing her was terrifying as it is so obvious that Karen doesn't see herself as innocent. Even when Foggy said, "you can't just go around killing people and call yourself a human being" really struck a chord with her.

Foggy starts to work with Marci on exposing Fisk. Marci works for Fisk's attorneys and she clearly is interested in it as their could be a foothold their to take down Fisk. I'm also glad that Foggy said that even though he and Matt are going through a bad time, it shouldn't interfere with taking down Fisk, so I'm relieved that he's focused on the bigger picture.

Matt continued to protect Hell's Kitchen as he took down a part of Gao's heroin ring. While it was good to see Matt continue to take on Fisk's associates, it did seemed kind of rushed compared to his takedown of the Russians and Nobu. I did very much like Gao in this episode, especially with her incredible power to strike back Matt and when she said that she actually isn't from China.

The new death this episode is Ben Urich. Sort of like Mrs Cardenas, while I understand the point of furthering the story, I am really sad he is gone because he is a great character.

+ Karen's trauma + Foggy still digging + Matt sort of taking down Gao + The mystery that is Gao +/- Ben's death - Sort of rushed

Final Score: 8.8/10
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Daredevil: The Path of the Righteous (2015)
Season 1, Episode 11
8/10
The better angels of our nature
6 August 2017
Warning: Spoilers
Matt suits back up and looks for an upgrade, Fisk deals with the attack on Vanessa and himself, and Karen gets a surprise meeting.

Matt recuperates from his fight from Nobu and breakup with Foggy. He first meets with Karen who brings him up to speed onto what she found out about Fisk and his father. Matt also has Claire over who helps him with his wounds. This really shows how Matt has better chemistry with Claire, not Karen and yet it's Matt and Karen that we're given more of.

The fight between Matt and Melvin was really good too, with many parts of the shop being used to help both of them. I'm really excited that Matt is going to be getting his red suit and that it is going to have practicality with armor, better than the 2003 Daredevil that looked like a biker suit.

D'Onofrio's Fisk was very well done and well acted in this episode as he had to deal with the possible loss of Vanessa and the real loss of a close friend.

Karen this episode was kidnapped by Wesley this episode, who threatened her and told her to back off. For some reason, Wesley puts a loaded gun on the table in between him and Karen. Karen gets a hold of it and kills Wesley. It makes no sense and it is a terrible end for a very good villain.

+ Fisk deals with loss + Matt v Melvin and placing an order for a new suit + Matt and Claire - Not as good chemistry with Matt and Karen - Poor end for Wesley

Final Score: 8.4/10
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