Defenders (Netflix)

Discussion in 'TV Land' started by Barry_NJ, Jul 21, 2017.

  1. Barry_NJ

    Barry_NJ Well-Known Member War Zone Member

    Just saw the trailers on YouTube, looks good!

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  2. murrayb

    murrayb Active Member War Zone Member

    I am looking forward to it. I've enjoyed all 4 of the predecessor series.
  3. CJ

    CJ Bronze Member Admin War Zone Member

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    I'm also looking forward and watched all of the predecessor series. When does JJ S2 come out?
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  4. Barry_NJ

    Barry_NJ Well-Known Member War Zone Member

    So I binged this in two, four hour, sessions this past Friday and Saturday night... Yeah I have no life ;)
    I enjoyed it, but still don't get the Iron Fist character. Is he that much of a naive brat in the comic too? I also don't understand why he uses his super power so infrequently, there are multiple fight scenes where he doesn't use it, or uses it only briefly(?)
  5. nolan

    nolan Member

    I don't like get the Iron Fist character either. He seems quite flat somehow? And very boring in comparison to the others. Plus it would have been lovely if they had cast an Asian character as Iron Fist. His storyline depends so much on Asian Culture it would have been nice if they had found an Asian actor too but oh well. It's too late now I suppose :D

    Overall, I thought they took too long to get to the *real* plotpoint and there was no clear storyline from the start. I did enjoy seeing Jones, Cage, and Daredevil again and seeing them interact :)
  6. Max Yokell

    Max Yokell Well-Known Member War Zone Member Top Poster

    Nolan, they have not gotten Iron Fist quite right but he should not have been Asian. In the comics he has always been the blond hair blue eyed guy that learned from the Asians. In many ways he is like Bruce Wayne of Marvel. They just did not nail it quite right. I don’t care for the actor at all.
  7. nolan

    nolan Member

    I do know that he's white in the comics I'm not a complete idiot lol it would've been nice is all I'm tryna say!
  8. Jason Lorette

    Jason Lorette Active Member

    I'm excited for this one, but I haven't watched Cage yet, and I only made it part way through JJ I found it very underwhelming. Iron Fist I liked to a point, the story is great, the acting, meh, Danny was just too whiny pouty face to me.

    Note: LOVED Daredevil.

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