Vegging out in front of the TV can be a fun activity for a lazy Sunday, but while you’re binge-watching every episode of Jessica Jones, your weekend is passing you by. On Monday you’ll wonder where all that time went that you’d planned to use to fix up the house, read a book, and hang out with friends. »
Marvel’s live-action adaptations have a fantastic track record. Great action, a willingness to taken even some truly bizarre comic book heroes and turn them into relatable figures, and so on. But there’s one area they usually falter in: their villains. That is, until they completely nailed it with Jessica Jones. »
Jessica Jones may be the most subversive of Marvel’s superhero stories thus far, but it’s still full of cameos, shout-outs and connections—to the cinematic universe it is part of, and the comic books it came from. Here’s a few of the links to the wider world of Marvel movies and comics we noticed while watching. »
Plenty of media narratives touch on trauma and recovery nowadays, and PTSD has become a common trope. But in real life, everybody deals with trauma differently—and Marvel’s new series Jessica Jones actually shows the vast array of responses that people can have to traumatic events. »
This weekend, the world met the whiskey-drinking, super-powered Hell’s Kitchen detective known as Jessica Jones. She’s the star of the second Netflix Marvel superhero show, leading into the team-up series The Defenders, and many people spent their weekends on the couch, devouring all 13 episodes.
Millions of people are binging on Jessica Jones right now. They’re watching as a sadistic predator named Kilgrave makes the title character’s life a living hell. Kilgrave’s even worse in the comics, though: he’s a crappy absentee dad who passed his powers to a bunch of angry, neglected sons and daughters. »
Yesterday, two major shows dropped from streaming giants Amazon.com and Netflix: The Man in the High Castle and Jessica Jones. On one hand, you’ve got superheroes, while on the other, dystopian alternate histories. »
Netflix might as well be known as the Island of Lost TV Shows. The latest show to be resurrected from the dead is 1965’s Lost In Space, which comes to Netflix after a “competitive situation, with multiple bidders”. »
Ever since Daredevil blew our minds earlier this year, I’ve been itching to see some merchandise based on the Man without Fear. But while fans have been making some amazing custom toys, it’s taken a while to see anything official... until now. »
In the past decade, we’ve seen an endless parade of comic book movies and TV shows, promising to be darker and more “realistic.” But until Jessica Jones, none of them has really hit the mark. We saw the first seven episodes, and here’s our spoiler-free review. »
It’s not long before we get the whole series to gorge on, but for now, we’ll happily take this kickass trailer for Jessica Jones. Krysten Ritter kicking butt? Check. David Tennant being mysterious and creepy as hell? Double check. And there’s a whole lot more! »
Waiting for new episodes of DC’s TV shows to hit your favourite streaming service? You might be waiting a while. The AP are reporting that the current year-long wait for new episodes of Flash, Arrow, iZombie and more on Netflix or Hulu could be extended, in order to make Cable TV look more enticing to audiences. »
After lots of teasing, we finally have a full trailer for Netflix and Marvel’s Jessica Jones. It focuses on how powerful Jessica is–and how little that means in comparison to the main villain of the series, Kilgrave. »
I turn 30 this month, and it feels like I am one of the few people my age who watches cable TV and is willing to pay for it. Truth is, I hate watching shows on my computer—or worse, my phone. Give me new episodes in real-time, on a real TV. I know I’m on the wrong side of history, but I also know I’m not the only one. »
It’s not much, but this is it: our first tantalizing look at whats in store for Matt Murdock and friends in the second season of Daredevil. Elektra! The Punisher! Guilt! Darkness! The suit! It’s all here.
Netflix and Marvel’s Jessica Jones showed its first episode at a packed New York Comic Con house, and it delivered so much. Here are our spoiler-free first impressions. »