In the next few years, the two most anticipated comic book movies on the docket seem to be The Avengers: Infinity War and The Avengers 4. Certainly Justice League is near the top of the list as well, but there has been so much of a bigger lead-up to these sequels in the Marvel cinematic universe that the anticipation is that much higher. Now Kevin Feige might be teasing another reason that this Marvel movie could be the most exciting one yet.
In a recent interview with Kevin Feige, making the rounds in anticipation of the arrival of Doctor Strange, discussion turned to The Avengers: Infinity War and The Avengers: Untitled. In addition to reiterating why the titles of the movie changed so that they’re not each one part of the same story, there may be the vaguest of hints that we’ll see The Defenders in The Avengers sequels in the works. Read More »
It’s been over a week since Marvel’s latest series hit Netflix in the form of Luke Cage. Originally Iron Fist was supposed to be the next superhero in the series line-up leading to The Defenders, but after Mike Colter proved to be popular with audiences after his introduction in Jessica Jones, the folks at Marvel decided to shift their plans and give the Hero for Hire his due diligence.
Reviews have been mostly positive on the show, though it’s not perfect. Of course, none of the Marvel shows are, though they do appear to be hitting their mark for the most part. But what if Luke Cage was something different entirely? No, we don’t mean what Quentin Tarantino wanted to do with the characters in a movie he considered making in the 90s. But what if Luke Cage took inspiration from another popular show from that decade. What if Luke Cage was more like Family Matters? Read More »
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Posted on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
The short version: I mostly enjoyed Marvel’s new Luke Cage series very much.
But chances are strong that you’ve already binge-watched Marvel’s latest Netflix series, the follow-up to Daredevil and Jessica Jones and you don’t want the short version. You may be looking for a deeper dive into spoiler territory, a place to pick apart what works about this show and what doesn’t. So let’s take a closer look.
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Today brings the entire first season of Marvel’s new Netflix series Luke Cage to everyone’s streaming devices. But did you know Quentin Tarantino once almost made a movie focusing on the Hero for Hire before he decided to make Pulp Fiction?
The revelation of the once possible existence of a Quentin Tarantino Luke Cage movie came when the filmmaker was making publicity rounds last winter for The Hateful Eight,. Now that the series is out, he was recently asked about what he’d like to see from the series adaptation of the comic book. Read More »
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All thirteen episode of Marvel’s Netflix television series Luke Cage will premiere Friday, September 30th, 2016 on the online streaming service. But you don’t have to wait until midnight to get a glimpse of Luke Cage’s opening credit sequence. Hit the jump now to watch the Luke Cage opening title sequence and see how it compares to the previous Netflix Marvel shows like Daredevil and Jessica Jones.
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