Daredevil: Into the Ring — motion picture review

I’m recapping Daredevil season one in the run-up to season two. This review was originally posted after initially viewing the first episode.

Alex Sigsworth

Written by Drew Goddard.

Daredevil: Into the Ring made me feel a way I haven’t felt since first seeing Batman Begins. It’s just that good.

For a Netflix original, Drew Goddard’s taken the approach of writing the series like a very-long film. In the long run, this is probably a good approach. But that’s in the long run. Netflix is all about “marathoning”. Indeed, I see some people have already finished the series within its opening night. I’m writing this on the launch weekend, so it’s Sunday right now, but it’s still a top UK trend. You give people thirteen episodes of a show all at once and it continues to be talked about, because it takes so damn long to get through. Not that its length is a weakness. If anything, it’s a strength. What I hated so much about the Ben Affleck Daredevil was it rushed…

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Author: the Purple Prose Mage

I'm not Batman, but I wish that I were.

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