Luke Cage (2016)

Good in vintage hip-hop soundtrack with Mahershala Ali carrying, but miscast in main actor, Superman-copied in power/motif, & painfully slow in somnambulant pacing recursion, Luke Cage was the first step to doom for Marvel Netflix. 4/10.

Plot Synopsis: This gritty, action-packed drama follows the evolution of Luke Cage (Mike Colter), a man with super strength and unbreakable skin caused by a sabotaged experiment. After a failed relationship with fellow superhero Jessica Jones, Cage tries to rebuild a quiet life in Harlem, New York –until he is pulled out of the shadows and forced into a battle for his city. Along the way, Cage cannot avoid confronting his past, which he has worked hard to bury. “Marvel’s Luke Cage” is the third show in the Netflix-original Defenders series.

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