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Parallels of ‘Black Panther’ power second season of ‘Luke Cage’

What Luke Cage Season Two and Black Panther Have in Common

A Special Report from Agent Parker.

If you’re the type of Marvel fanatic who loved the realistic approach creators took to humanize the villain Killmonger in this year’s “Black Panther” film, you’re sure to see some parallels in the second season of “Luke Cage.”

All of Power Man’s second season episodes became available on Netflix on June 22, and thanks to the power of paid time off, I was actually able to finish the series within a week.

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Red Sparrow dares go where Marvel’s Black Widow Probably Should

Red Sparrow film review

Red Sparrow is a great addition to the world of cinematic spy fiction. And yet, because the film is so good and so close to the origins of Marvel’s Black Widow, it’s hard to see this as anything more than Marvel being painted into a corner.

But before I get too far into the weeds on that, let me first talk about the film on its own, based upon a novel of the same name by Jason Matthews which I haven’t yet read.

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Blow-Up: Nothing like a little disaster for sorting things out.

Blow-Up 1966 Michelangelo Antonioni

1966’s Blow-Up is the pinnacle of avant-garde filmmaking in the pop art, swinging sixties directed by Michelangelo Antonioni.

Not only is it the story of a mod London photographer who finds something beautiful and sinister in the photographs he has taken of a mysterious beauty in the park, but it is the perspective of the swinging sixties through that photographer’s eyes, as well.

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