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Luke Cage - Netflix September 30th

Discussion in 'Music, Box Office, TV & Books' started by V_R, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. Glanza


    Joined: Mar 13, 2007

    Posts: 8,243

    Location: South Yorkshire

    Upto episode 10 over weekend, if it wasn't for the soundtrack and the Jamaican guys I think I'd be struggling to get through it.
  2. AndyCr15


    Joined: Apr 28, 2011

    Posts: 7,195

    Location: London, UK

    So I think I wasn't a massive fan of the first season, I have quite a lot of shows queued up now, is season 2 worth a watch then? Or give it a miss?
  3. SixTwoSix


    Joined: Sep 14, 2007

    Posts: 8,237

    Location: Rugby

    Really enjoyed the first until the mid point, then it fell on it's ass and was a real struggle to get through the rest of the season. Is there anything in season 2 that comes close to being good as any scenes from the first starring Mahershala Ali?
  4. Glanza


    Joined: Mar 13, 2007

    Posts: 8,243

    Location: South Yorkshire

    Finished it last night and not sure where they'll go for S3 regarding Luke's ark now he's 'on top' Mariah's daughter I don't think has the chops to be the new 'big bad' next season.

    Soundtrack was great all the way through.
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  5. Richeh


    Joined: Jul 24, 2003

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    Location: Hastings, South East


    Would maybe edit your post as its a bit 'spoilery'.
  6. VincentHanna


    Joined: Jul 30, 2013

    Posts: 13,180

    A bit!
  7. lurkio


    Joined: May 20, 2010

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    Location: NI

    Really need to get some subtitles for this, haven't a clue WTF some people are saying at times
  8. Jonny2284

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 1, 2009

    Posts: 1,129

    Then turn them on?
  9. insane200


    Joined: Aug 10, 2006

    Posts: 6,613

    Location: yeovil.

    Struggling with season 2, the first season was alright up to the last few, this one has started slow and with those jamaiJam guys im finding it hard to hear what they are saying, I'm only about 4/5 in but feel like I might not bother with the rest.
  10. Gee


    Joined: Jul 11, 2007

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    Location: Nottingham

    This season's episodes are named after the Pete Rock & CL Smooth songs.
  11. checjb

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 2,085

    Location: Royston, Herts

    I've only watched S02E01-02 but it's not really grabbing me so far. The Jamaica accent is really hard to understand from all the characters. However, what really annoyed me was the near constant use of the N-word throughout. It seemed to be every other word in the first episode and was really jarring. It also just screams hypocrisy at me that a mainstream program like Luke Cage can use it with abandon but if it's used once in a 'white' show then it's "To Twitter my outraged minions!"
  12. Malevolence


    Joined: Oct 21, 2011

    Posts: 9,858

    Had no problem understanding the Jamaican accents at all.
  13. Narj


    Joined: Feb 19, 2010

    Posts: 11,323

    Location: London

    I've been bingeing on this since finishing Jessica Jones and it's awesome. Bushmaster is possibly now one of my fave "villains" ever. Love the Capoeira stuff and the actor playing him is really intense.

    Great that Netflix are taking the initiative making shows like this with proper, well rounded characters and stories rather than the ridiculous practice of shoehorning particular demographics into existing characters.
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