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Old 04-09-2015, 01:24 PM
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Default The Adventures of Catholic Batman: Talkin' 'Bout the Man Without Fear

So who else is going to binge watch the shit out of Daredevil tomorrow?

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Old 04-09-2015, 01:29 PM
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I will probably just watch normal style, maybe once a day.
Skipping Tuesday for my other programs, natch.
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Old 04-09-2015, 01:32 PM
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I work tomorrow night mdnight to 8, so I am likely going to burn through most of it then.
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Old 04-09-2015, 01:35 PM
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I think I'm going to do two or three every Monday until I'm done or I get sick of the Millertastic nature of it. Fuck knows it can't be worse than Gotham, and it'll be a nice warmup for Flash on Tuesdays.

(Or until Gladiator actually gets the razor blade costume. If / when that actually happens, all in. Although DD's rogues gallery is one of the more pathetic ones in comics, which might be an issue for TV.)

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I'll check it out some random evening when I suddenly remember that oh yeah I actually have netflix.
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Daredevil is a Catholic Batman...? The only thing worse than an emotionally disturbed, super-rich vigilante with unlimited access to military tech is one who is guided by a self-lacerating, socially conservative belief system.
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Old 04-09-2015, 01:59 PM
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Edit: Ah phuck it.
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I thought Foggy looked familiar. He's a Mighty Duck.
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Girlfriend's gotta study for finals, so I'll likely watch a bunch of this over the weekend!
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I really wish Netflix would get over their whole publish everything at once model. It's nice to have things to look forward to every week, and spreading things out makes for good water cooler talk.
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I'm curious to see what Tyrants think of this one. My sense of the trailer was that all the dialogue they used was a LITTLE on the nose ("You're blind, but you SEE SO much."). If it passes muster here, I may give it a shot.
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I really wish Netflix would get over their whole publish everything at once model. It's nice to have things to look forward to every week, and spreading things out makes for good water cooler talk.
That's like their entire business model. They started making shows just so they can fill the demand for binge watching. There's nothing stopping you from watching them once a week, if others want to watch all at once they can do that as well.
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Old 04-09-2015, 07:02 PM
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I really wish Netflix would get over their whole publish everything at once model. It's nice to have things to look forward to every week, and spreading things out makes for good water cooler talk.
I 100% don't wish this. We pretty much only watch things on Netflix or DVD/Blu-ray now; for us there's literally no difference between watching a network or cable show on Netflix and watching their own material except that we don't have to avoid spoilers for six months when it's a Netflix show. I think the last season of Breaking Bad was the last thing we watched week to week. Sometimes it's tough to wait for a season to finish and honestly I kind of resent it when there's something I want to watch that's only coming out drip by drip.
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My free time is kind of unpredictable. I don't even care about spoilers, but being able to watch two or three (or one!) episodes at a time is invaluable to me.
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I really wish Netflix would get over their whole publish everything at once model. It's nice to have things to look forward to every week, and spreading things out makes for good water cooler talk.
I actually agree with this. I've talked about this before, how watching a series week to week (with months between seasons!) is a fundamentally different experience than watching the episodes back to back. Even holding yourself back to watching one episode per week misses out on the shared social experience of having a week to discuss between episodes, and to build up shared excitement for the next episode. In general I think most TV shows work much better in this traditional context.
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Yeah, I like the week-by-week model a lot more - look how much fun Flash has been (best comparison since it's in the same genre) with each new episode getting picked over for comic tie-ins and crazy little details for a week by what seems like the entire internet.

I think the Netflix model would work best if they dumped two or three episodes per week per show, simply because that would preserve the week-to-week tension while giving people the ability to binge watch a full season with a minimal (under two months in DD's case) delay.
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Except people will say, "You're Netflix! Drop the load!"
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The week to week model works better for talking about TV. The all-at-once model works better for watching TV.
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Old 04-10-2015, 10:15 AM
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First episode very strong, legal stuff actually takes precedence over the superheroing. It has strong atmosphere, the Foggy/Karen/Matt interplay is fun, and Charlie Cox actually makes a great Matt.

Onward and upward.
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Yeah, everything I've heard thus far is that the pilot was REALLY strong, but that the momentum ebbs and flows beyond that.
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Old 04-10-2015, 11:23 AM
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"Slap on top of that he can take an unbelievable amount of punishment without one damn complaint."

"Well, the last part is the Catholicism."

I'm liking Rosario Dawson in this too.
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Old 04-10-2015, 11:48 AM
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Can we clarify the thread title? I feel like someone's going to create a second thread without understanding this one's about Daredevil.
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Old 04-10-2015, 11:51 AM
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That's how you do a one take fight scene.
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Hot, Knockin' Double-Ds: The Adventures Of Catholic Batman
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Old 04-10-2015, 12:03 PM
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Can we clarify the thread title? I feel like someone's going to create a second thread without understanding this one's about Daredevil.
That someone would care enough to make another thread yet be ignorant enough of Daredevil to not get the joke... that's a pretty fucking thin slice of the Venn diagram.
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Old 04-10-2015, 12:34 PM
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"Fearless" Jet Li is a Catholic Batman? And he's also DoubleDare?
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Old 04-10-2015, 01:14 PM
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Really digging D'Onofrio as The Kingpin. He definitely brings that Gomer Pyle edginess and awkwardness while still feeling like someone who would murder the shit out of you and has the physicality to do it.

Probably the best Marvel villain this side of Loki.

EDIT: Also holy shit this thing earns its MA rating.

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Old 04-10-2015, 01:36 PM
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Is Loki even a villain? I thought he was just a blank slate for slashfic writers to project their desires onto.
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