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Marvel's Luke Cage (Netflix) Season 2 - June 22

Discussion in 'TV Shows' started by Sam Favate, May 7, 2018.

  1. Sam Favate

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    Trailer for season 2, which drops June 22 on Netflix.



    Looks great, with Cage evolving from the brooding character of season 1 to a more open, humorous character.
     
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    Great character but hopefully a more interesting storyline and villain this time. By far my least favorite of the Netflix Marvel shows so far although Season 2 of Jessica Jones may top that.
     
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    Mine is Iron Fist.
     
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    Yeah, his character drove me nuts. I'm hoping after The Defenders, he's a better character since he seemed to hit a turning point.

    I liked Luke Cage, S1, more when Cottenmouth was around. After they moved on, it was just ok to me.
     
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    Hmm yeah I have noticed from talking to people that everyone seems to have different favorites and least favorites in the Netflix Marvel series. My favorites are Daredevil and Iron Fist and my least favorite Luke Cage. I also loved the actor and character Punisher in Daredevil Season 2 but found Punisher season 1 a disappointment and a slog to get through.
     
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    You're the first person I met that considered Iron Fist among their favorite.
     
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    2 of my friends and 1 co-worker also like it among the best and we all scratch our heads as to why a lot of people dislike Iron Fist. There was great chemistry between the 2 likeable main characters, one of the better Netflix Marvel storylines with several pot twists and a decent amount of action. Many of the Netflix Marvel seem a bit overlong at 13 episodes but this one didn't. The storyline was basically continued and completed in The Defenders. And I'm actually the only one of my friends that like Luke Cage so as I said people seem to be really split on favorite and least favorite which I guess is good for Netflix since it means they all have an audience.
     
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    I didn't find Danny Rand likable. That was my problem with Iron Fist. Although, I did think the series was ok. Just my least favorite.
     
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    Not to get too far off-topic into Iron Fist territory, but I found Jessica Henwick so absolutely charismatic and magnetic that she almost single-handedly compensated for any deficiencies attributable to Danny Rand (either the character or the actor).

    As for Luke Cage season 2, I can't wait.
     
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    I'm trying to finish the second season of Jessica Jones before Luke Cage starts again.
     
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    The problem with all these shows is that the seasons are too long for the amount of story they're trying to tell. Luke Cage could easily have ended once the Cottonmouth plot thread ended, but there were still several more episodes after that. Iron Fist was also a chore to get through. I'm getting a bit of that now with Defenders. The only Marvel Netflix show I've not found a chore (or dozed off during) so far was S1 of Jessica Jones. Randy's comment about S2 above worries me that it seems they've still got problems with pacing.
     
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    Wow, Defenders seemed short and to the point to me.
     
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    I haven't finished Defenders yet.
     
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    And who found the first Punisher season to be a slog; I think it actually transcended the comic book show genre. But to each their own, I guess.

    As far as Iron Fist, I thought his portrayal was immature; I think he has real potential if they mature the character and make him more humorous and carefree.

    I liked Luke Cage season 1 and am looking forward to season 2.
     
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    I thought S2 of Jessica Jones was excellent after I got thru the first 3-4 episodes.
     
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