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Opinion: Why the Daredevil Movie is Better than the Daredevil TV Show

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Hello! You're here! Welcome to this hot take. I know there's multiple opinions on this topic, and I'm in the very tiny minority. If you listened to our Daredevil Podcast, you got a small glimpse of this argument, and if you haven't listened, you should! But here goes nothing! Why the Daredevil movie is better than the Daredevil TV show.

Ah Daredevil. Highly controversial, this movie isn't one of the best. But it isn't one of the worst. I really enjoyed Jennifer Gardner's portrayal of Elektra, she gave the role some sexiness, bad***ery that it desperately needed. The plot was terrible, but I actually enjoyed the script. Writing can be good without the story or plot being good ok! People laugh at me when I say I thought Ben Affleck was good in the role, but I really thought he did the best he could with what he had! A good actor can come outside of a plot, outside of a script, and make the role their own. And I believe Affleck did that. 
This movie gets a lo…

SUPERGIRL Will Introduce Lex Luthor in Season 4

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Supergirl has featured many different characters from Superman lore, such as Jimmy James Olsen, Metallo, and the Man of Steel himself. Lois Lane will appear this year during the "Elseworlds" crossover event. But one character who has been absent is Superman's arch nemesis, Lex Luthor. Well, that is finally going to change this season.

The CW has announced that Lex Luthor is set to appear on Supergirl this season. He will be a recurring character, and casting begins soon. However, he will not be in the "Elseworlds" crossover.

Executive producers Robert Rovner and Jessica Queller had this to say about the news. "We’re beyond excited to introduce iconic villain, Lex Luthor, to Supergirl and to weave him into our story this season. We’ve talked about having Lex on the show since its inception and we’re excited to have him finally arrive. We can’t wait for him to shake things up in National City and watch him go toe to toe with not only Supergirl, but his siste…

Recap: ARROW S7 E1 - Inmate 4587

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Arrow is finally back! After a solid 5th and 6th season, Arrow seems to have found its groove. We pick up five months after the events of last year's finale. Ollie is in prison and the rest of Team Arrow is trying to move on with their lives. With Ricardo Diaz still on the lose, the team is trying their best to bring him to justice, all while trying to do so within the confines of the law.

Oliver has made plenty of enemies over the last seven years,with his identity revealed, a ton of the inmates want a piece of him. Unlike Barry Allen, Oliver's time in prison is trying to break him. He's doing everything he can to not only survive, but to also keep his fighting spirit. This Ollie we see is trying to keep his head down and avoid all signs of conflict. That's something we haven't seen from Oliver. Ever. It'll be interesting to see if prison life changes his character permanently.

With Oliver locked up, Felicity is now a single mom. She and William are trying to …

SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME Wraps Production

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Spider-Man: Far From Home will be the first Marvel movie to come after Avengers 4, which will be the end of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we know it. While a lot of details are being kept under wraps, we know that the sequel picks up immediately after the events of Avengers 4, when Peter Parker and his friends take a vacation to Europe. Along the way, Peter fights new enemy Mysterioand teams up with new allies, such as Nick Fury.

Now, filming is over, as star Tom Holland has announced the wrap of production on Far From Home. He also shares a new behind-the-scenes photo, featuring the new Spidey suit and MJ (Zendaya).


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With Far From Home finished shooting, the film is now heading into post-production. There may be some reshoots later on, which is usual for Marvel movies, but otherwise that's about it. It's unclear when Sony will begin marketing the movie, b…

MORBIUS THE LIVING VAMPIRE: Talks of Rating, and Rumored Villain

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Morbius the Living Vampire is the next movie that will arrive from Sony's own cinematic universe with 30 seconds from Mars lead singer Jared Leto playing the title character. If a report from ThatHashtagshow is correct, we now know who the antagonist is. According to them, the villain will be the character Crown (or Hunger as he also goes by). The character will, however, go by the name of Loxias Crown in the movie (no this is not a name that he has in the comics)

Crown's first comic book appearance was in Spiderman #73 released in 1997 and have been a foe for both Morbius and the web-slinger himself.

Hopefully, we will know if this is true or not soon, considering we are close to production. 


For you that have your hopes up that Morbius is going to be R-rated, I have some bad news for you. Based upon the interview Collider did with Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach, they where asked about a few things, rating included.

According to them, filming is starting in February. When the dis…

RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW: DAREDEVIL Season 2

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Daredevil Season 3 is only one day away, and your favorite Swedish geek is as hyped towards it as you are. Daredevil is my favorite of the Netflix Marvel shows, even though I still laugh that Matt Murdock is played by the same actor who plays the lead in Mathew Vaughn’s Stardust.

This season is arguably the better one, compared to the first. The pace feels a lot smoother, and no arc gets the feeling of not having a closure or being unnecessary. You don’t sit there, find it dragging, and ask why Daredevil is returning when Murdock and Foggy are in a courtroom drama. Every part works for the story as a whole.

If there wasn’t proof that the cast of Daredevil wasn’t close to perfect, the second season made that clear as night. The newcomers, Jon Bernthal and Elodie Young, didn’t make it worse. You understand fast what they were going for, and they execute the idea perfectly.

My only “issue” with this season is the lack of Kingpin. Vincent D'onofrios is to Kingpin what many saw in He…

RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW: DAREDEVIL Season 1

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When I first watched Season 1 of Daredevil, three things struck me. 
The first was the high degree of violence. The MCU up to this point had consisted of adventure violence, where nobody was badly hurt. But Daredevil opens with Karen Page literally kneeling in a pool of blood. Dark imagery that sets the tone of the whole show. 

Second thing that struck me was how Daredevil is primarily a villain’s show. The character of Wilson Fisk dominates everything. He is a powerful tour de force, and the show is always at its sharpest when he’s around. I’m reminded of his Good Samaritan speech near the end of the season. How Fisk used that turn the tables on the law.

Third thing, and that’s Matt Murdock. It’s refreshing to see a superhero challenged by their own religious beliefs. Other superheroes have flirted with this idea (see Captain America and Superman), but the Daredevil is defined by it. His very name derives from his belief that it takes a devil to bring certain kinds of evil to justic…

THE FLASH Movie Eyeing 2021 Release After Latest Production Delay

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Warner Bros.' The Flash movie has been delayed multiple times throughout its development, no matter how close it has gotten to production. Last we heard, directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein came on board, and production was on track to begin in early 2019. Well, the Fastest Man Alive is now continuing to take his time getting to theaters.

According to Variety, WB is pushing back The Flash's filming start date once again. Originally, the movie was eyeing a March start, but the studio wants to take more time to get the script right. But star Ezra Miller is shooting the third Fantastic Beasts movie in July 2019, creating a scheduling conflict.

So, The Flash is now set to start shooting in late 2019, for a potential 2021 release date. It was expected to hit sometime in 2020, alongside Birds of Prey and The Batman. However, we now have to wait another year to see this movie...until they delay it again, that is.

Hopefully, this is just a minor setback, and The Flash…

First Look at Superman's New Suit in Arrowverse "Elseworlds" BTS Photo

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This year's Arrowverse crossover, titled "Elseworlds," is already a big deal by introducing Lois LaneBatwoman, and more characters. But perhaps most significantly, it marks the return of Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) to The CW. Green Arrow and Flash will finally get to meet the Man of Steel, and since these shows usually can't include DC's A-listers, this is a big deal.

Now, it looks like Superman will be sporting a new outfit for the event.

Arrow star Stephen Amell tweeted the following BTS photo, featuring him with Hoechlin and The Flash's Grant Gustin. In the photo, Hoechlin is wearing a black Superman suit, a stark contrast from his classic costume.
🤯🤯🤯 pic.twitter.com/vkqQHTkSGq — Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell) October 15, 2018
Superman's black suit is kind of a big deal. In the comics, he wore it after his resurrection in "Reign of the Supermen." He briefly wore the suit in Man of Steel during a nightmare sequence, and he was widely expect…

Why VENOM is the Best Comic Book Movie of 2018

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This year has seen the release of several comic book movies. T'Challa defended his kingdom against Killmonger in Black Panther, Thanos took on Earth's Mightiest Heroes in Avengers: Infinity War, the Merc with a Mouth met new friends in Deadpool 2, and the world's smallest heroes joined forces in Ant-Man and The Wasp. The latest movie is Sony's Venom, which intends to kick off a new franchise composed of the studio's Marvel characters.

Despite making a lot of money, Venom has been trashed by critics, receiving a 30% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 35 on Metacritic. These are the worst reviews of any comic book movie that came out this year.

But today, in our 100% serious opinion piece, we're here to argue why Venom is not only an underrated masterpiece, but is the best comic book movie of 2018.

Compelling Character Drama
Few comic book movies handle character development so gracefully than Venom. The dynamic between Eddie Brock and the Symbiote is incredibly perfect. T…