So I did not go into Iron Fist, the newest Marvel Netflix series, with high hopes. Early reviews were vicious. They criticized the writing, the directing, the acting. I was worried I was going to be wasting thirteen hours of my life with a total snorefest, borefest of a series. So far I am four […]
The actress responded to remarks made by the comics industry veteran while addressing accusations of whitewashing aimed at the Netflix drama. The post Jessica Henwick Fires Back at Iron Fist Co-Creator Roy Thomas appeared first on C...
Characters experience a lot of firsts in “Felling Tree With Roots.” The first time you chop off your finger as a diversionary tactic; the first time you dump some dead bodies in a lake for your dad; the first time you’re ousted from your own board for putting ethics over profit. Show More Summary
Well-hidden Easter Eggs are the best Easter Eggs.
This past weekend, Netflix unveiled their latest Marvel collaboration, Iron Fist. Despite their stellar track record with such hits as Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage, this one caused the most concern ever since its conception. For one, Iron Fist isn’t necessarily a “street-level” character like the other three are. Because his powers are mystical […]
Warning: spoilers ahead for both Iron Fist and John Wick: Chapter 2
Netflix has been hit this past week with a one-two punch of controversy thanks to claims of white exceptionalism in Marvel's Iron Fist and now pure whitewashing in the first trailer for Death Note. The manga adaptation changed Light Yagami to Light Turner in the American movie, leading many to once again voice their displeasure with [...]
Marvel and Netflix’s Iron Fist has a lot of issues in its mixed first season—but among the muddled mess, there already lies a diamond in the rough, a hero the show was desperately looking for. It’s not Danny Rand, the Living Weapon. It’s Colleen Wing, the superstar Iron Fist deserves. Read more...
Part of the conversation about Netflix‘s Iron Fist show has been around the matter of whitewashing, or the “white saviour” trope; it’s the classic story of how a rich white kid encounters an Asian culture and takes from it in order to fight for truth, justice, and the rest back at his skyscraper penthouse. Well, Iron Fist’s comic book […]
One actress on Netflix’s “Iron Fist” is clearly not content with with the language that was used to describe those of Asian descent.
Danny Rand's inherent kung-fu ability is a key part of his Iron Fist persona, so the Netflix series features a lot of fight sequences. And you might be shocked to learn what that training entailed.
Five Not-Terrible Things 1) Jessica Henwick as Colleen Wing -- It's a rough start for Jessica Henwick's Colleen Wing. Her acting is terribly uneven in the front end of Iron Fist, but she starts to settle into a rhythm and...
(In our Spoiler Reviews, we take a deep dive into a new release and get to the heart of what makes it tick…and every story point is up for discussion. In this entry: Marvel’s new Netflix series, Iron Fist.) For the most part, Marvel’s...Show More Summary
As the Marvel’s newly released series “Iron Fist” remains the center of a whitewashing debate, the creator of the original character doesn’t seem to be taking the criticism well. Former Marvel editor-in-chief Roy Thomas, who introduced the character over 40 years ago with artist Gil Kane, recently spoke to Inverse about the topic. Show More Summary
The unwritten rule of live-action superhero properties is that the hero must battle a villain who’s on their level in some way. Iron Man would be an awfully boring franchise if Tony Stark were just using his superpowered suit to easily round up petty thugs. Show More Summary
AICN COMICS PODCAST looks at AMAZING SPIDER-MAN! SUPER SONS! CAPTAIN AMERICA: SAM WILSON! TOTALLY AWESOME HULK! Plus we talk about Netflix’s IRON FIST! Read the full article on AICN M. L. Miller aka Ambush Bug here. On this week’s episode...Show More Summary
The Miscasting of Netflix's Iron Fist and Paramount's Ghost In The Shell proves that race is still a big issue in Hollywood.
By now, many of you have probably binge-watched the entire first season of Marvel’s newest Netflix series, Iron Fist
Trevor Morris' original soundtrack for Marvel's new Netflix series Iron Fist has made its iTunes debut. The post Iron Fist Soundtrack Arrives on iTunes appeared first on CBR.
Appropriate and creepy. Appropriately creepy. The Handmaid's Tale is one of my favorite books and it's starting to freak me out that it's seeming less and less fictional dystopian nightmare and more 'holy shit, I should figure out if I'm...