The Defenders

The Defenders – Mean Right Hook

by Alan Rapp on August 23, 2017

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Marvel's Defenders - Mean Right Hook television review

The slow inter-connection between Netflix’s four Marvel super-hero shows begins here as Misty Knight‘s (Simone Missick) multiple run-ins with Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) and the bitchy private eye’s proximity to dead bodies, which also allows her to meet a certain Hell’s Kitchen lawyer, and the more violent meeting between Danny Rand (Finn Jones) and Luke Cage (Mike Colter) whose separate investigations lead them to the same warehouse where the Chaste have been slaughtered. The Cage/Iron Fist battle is pretty much run-of-the-mill comic story with two heroes mistaking each other for adversaries and duking it out before discovering they are on the same side. While the Knight/Jones interaction is less explosive, it does help set the stage for the police getting involved in the heroes’ battle with the Hand.

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The Defenders – The H Word

by Alan Rapp on August 21, 2017

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Marvel's Defenders - The H Word 1 television review

For a show that had 65 previous episodes to set-up all the characters necessary to tell a combined storyline, the first episode of The Defenders spends an awful long time reintroducing us to the characters from each show. Luke Cage (Mike Colter) is released from prison, thanks in part to the help of Foggy Nelson (Elden Henson), and returns to Harlem and Claire (Rosario Dawson). Danny Rand (Finn Jones) and Colleen (Jessica Henwick) stop their worldwide travels searching for the Hand and return to New York after an encounter with a familiar deadly warrior. Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) is slowly drinking herself to death and refusing to take any case until threatened to stay away from the search for a missing architect piques her interest. And Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), long since putting his horned-mask and billy-club aside, continues to struggle against leaving that part of his life behind.

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Sneak Peak – The Defenders

by Alan Rapp on August 14, 2017

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Here’s a short glimpse about what’s in store for Netflix’s heroes when they band together against the Hand. The season premieres on August 18th.

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Coming Soon – The Defenders

by Alan Rapp on July 23, 2017

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The war against the Hand heats up in this new extended trailer for Netflix’s The Defenders which unites the heroes from the previous series in the war against the mystical ninja group that has their own plans for the city.

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  • Title: Marvel’s The Defenders
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After that completely forgettable tease of the return of Elektra, we now have our first look at Netflix’s The Defenders which will unite the stars from the four previous series together in their fight against the Hand.

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