All 13 episodes of Netflix’s newest original series, Marvel’s Daredevil, are now available to stream.
“It’s time to let the devil out. Marvel’s Daredevil is here to clean up the streets of Hell’s Kitchen, New York. Lawyer by day, street-level hero by night, Matt Murdock is on a mission to make his city a better place against an underground terror within the city,” says Netflix.
— Netflix US (@netflix) April 10, 2015
— Daredevil (@Daredevil) April 10, 2015
Blinded as a young boy but imbued with extraordinary senses, Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) fights against injustice by day as a lawyer, and by night as the Super Hero Daredevil in modern day Hell’s Kitchen, New York City. Produced by Marvel Television and ABC Studios, with executive producers Steven S. DeKnight (Spartacus), Jeph Loeb (Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Drew Goddard (Cabin In The Woods), the series also stars Rosario Dawson, Vincent DOnofrio, Deborah Ann Woll and Elden Henson.
So, what are the critics saying? Reviews have been mostly positive so far. The show currently holds a 75 on Metacritic.
Hitfix’s Alan Sepinwall gave it an A-, saying “the first five episodes of Daredevil suggest it was a risk worth taking. This is easily the best of Marvel’s three shows so far, and quickly moves towards the front of the overall superhero TV pack.”
Variety’s Brian Lowry says “Marvel has shrewdly expanded its portfolio, and Netflix has upped its must-have quotient with a fiercely loyal segment of consumers. Viewed that way, costume or no costume, “Daredevil” looks dressed for success.
The New York Times’ Mike Hale felt mixed about the show, saying he “found the show kind of ordinary, while admiring the care and seriousness with which it’s been made. As crime shows go, it’s pretty good. As comic book shows go, it’s a demonstration of how tricky it can be to turn a comic book into a show.”
Go check it out for yourself. It’s Friday – time for a Netflix binge anyway.
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