Last episode suffered from a lack of forward momentum. This episode solves that problem, but might not be that much of a better episode. Luke Cage s01e08 Blowin’ Up the Spot Writer: Aïda Mashaka Croal Director: Magnus Martens Netflix Quick Review: Things are moving. Characters are conspiring. Plans are progressing. Kind of. But the writing suffers. Things that … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Luke Cage s01e08 Blowin’ Up the Spot
Whelp, looks like this series is following that trend of not having enough ideas to fill up 13 episodes. Luke Cage s01e07 Manifest Writer: Akela Cooper Director: Andy Goddard Quick Review: Let’s split this episode into two different parts. The first part (compromising all but the last five or so minutes) was basically just confirming … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Luke Cage s01e07 Manifest
So this episode, yeah, it is starting that dangerous trend that these Marvel Netflix shows have had. Goodness but I hope I’m wrong Luke Cage s01e06 Suckas Need Bodyguards writer: Nathan Louis Jackson director: Sam Miller Netflix Quick Review: What do I mean by dangerous habit? A lot of the Marvel shows have started quite … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Luke Cage s01e06 Suckas Need Bodyguards
Every time I see Sonja Sohn in a show my first thought is “Kima!” If that doesn’t mean anything to you then stop watching Luke Cage and go watch The Wire. It’s not that one is better than the other. It’s just that The Wire is much, much better than almost any other TV series. … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Luke Cage s01e05 Just to Get a Rep
Having a one year old in the house, a full time job and aspirations of being a novelist means it is hard to binge a show unless I just want it to be background noise. Only just now finishing episode four. Slow and steady wins the race? Luke Cage s01e04 Step in the Arena writer: … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Luke Cage s01e04 Step in the Arena
Last night I had a fever that bumped up to almost 102. This morning the fever broke and other than being a little worn out I’m ready to jump back into Luke Cage. Luke Cage s01e03 Who’s Gonna Take the Weight? writer: Matt Owens director: Guillermo Navarro Netflix Quick Review: Episode 3 brings our hero … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Luke Cage s01e03 Who’s Gonna Take the Weight?
Episode two is out. Yeah. And it is kind of what I expected. What does that mean? Read on. Luke Cage s01e02 Code of the Streets writer: Cheo Hodari Coker director: Paul McGuigan Netflix Quick Review: What Luke Cage brings is a lot of excellent performances. And some pretty excellent music that harkens back to … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Luke Cage s01e02 Code of the Streets
A new Marvel Netflix series means a new review from me! The same as I have done for the other series, I’m going to try and review every episode. Hopefully this will be done in a timely fashion, but we’ll see. Luke Cage s01e01 Moment of Truth writer: Cheo Hodari Coker director: Paul McGuigan Netflix … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Luke Cage s01e01 Moment of Truth