Luke Cage Write-Up

Anyways, I wanted to write-up thoughts on Luke Cage specifically around Blackness, cinematography, music, and as a comic book story. In terms of Blackness, it’s hard to place the show in a box because while we have seen Black shows such as comedic series like Martin or In Living Colour, we haven’t seen as many drama shows. Sure you could argue for The Wire and New York Undercover, but for because this is Netflix and this is a comic book series the show is elevated completely into mainstream.  As such, Cleo Choker intentionally made many of the show pieces showcase Black culture from the music, clothing, references – Invisible Man and Langston Hughes, manner of speaking – sorors and talking about your moms, there is a large amount of content that a casual non-Black viewer will not understand.

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Top 10 Comic Book Superheroes

This will be a great year for comic book films. At the end of the day you've got to think how great it is for comics to be fully realized on screen. While the Box Office has been trying this for years with varying success, the 2000s created some well made comic book films and the 2010s has made it into it's own genre that rakes in millions of revenue. However, like the films, not all comic book superheroes are created equal. While villains and sidekicks make for great lists as well, I've decided to keep it to the heroes for this list.  Along with that, I've also decided to include any adaptions of said character (perhaps you like Daredevil more because of the show or maybe you've jumped off the Wolverine train because you're tired of him).

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