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 Post subject: Re: Iron Fist (Netflix)
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I'm not arguing that he should've been Asian, just found B's "if he was Asian he wouldn't have returned to New York" comment strange.


Does my explanation above clear it up?

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Wouldn't it be more racist to turn a white guy Asian just because the show is about Kung fu??


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Everything is racist.

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wease wrote:
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I haven't finished the series, nor have I read much about Iron Fist, but my take on him has always been he's got an easy life. No drama no trauma. Kind of like Warren Worthington (Angel) before they ripped his wings off and Apocalypse turned him into Archangel.

Not really. When he was created, his sole purpose for training and becoming the Iron fist was getting revenge on Meachum for killing his father.

Is that in the comics or in the show? I'm only 4 episodes in but he hasn't blamed the meachums for his parents death yet. If fact, he came back expecting them to embrace him.

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i got bugs wrote:
Wouldn't it be more racist to turn a white guy Asian just because the show is about Kung fu??

It would, it really would.

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doone wrote:
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I haven't finished the series, nor have I read much about Iron Fist, but my take on him has always been he's got an easy life. No drama no trauma. Kind of like Warren Worthington (Angel) before they ripped his wings off and Apocalypse turned him into Archangel.

Not really. When he was created, his sole purpose for training and becoming the Iron fist was getting revenge on Meachum for killing his father.

Is that in the comics or in the show? I'm only 4 episodes in but he hasn't blamed the meachums for his parents death yet. If fact, he came back expecting them to embrace him.


Just watch the show.

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doone wrote:
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doone wrote:
I haven't finished the series, nor have I read much about Iron Fist, but my take on him has always been he's got an easy life. No drama no trauma. Kind of like Warren Worthington (Angel) before they ripped his wings off and Apocalypse turned him into Archangel.

Not really. When he was created, his sole purpose for training and becoming the Iron fist was getting revenge on Meachum for killing his father.

Is that in the comics or in the show? I'm only 4 episodes in but he hasn't blamed the meachums for his parents death yet. If fact, he came back expecting them to embrace him.

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 Post subject: Re: Iron Fist (Netflix)
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Just finished. I enjoyed it but I completely understand most of the complaints people have about this show. It's also too bad they leaned so heavily into the darker guilt complex stuff. I enjoyed this most when it was a naieve and trusting Danny in a more complicated and ambiguous world.

Gao is great

I'd rate it the weakest of the Netflix shows for sure

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 Post subject: Re: Iron Fist (Netflix)
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I feel like this series is missing the feeling of dread that the other shows had. The other Defenders were pushed and beaten to the brink of death or total mental destruction. Danny barely takes a hit. He's got billions of dollars at his disposal. I'm going into the finale with very little fear that the world is closing in on him.

Also, why does The Iron Fist use the iron fist so little? I get that in a few episodes his personal identity struggle is making it hard to balance his chi, but in 13 episodes he uses that shit, what?, 7 times? I want to see him fuck some shit up.

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 Post subject: Re: Iron Fist (Netflix)
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Honestly I think this was my second favorite.. I kinda predicted how things were gonna end, but I wasn't 100% sure.. and this was the only show of the bunch that I wasn't 100% sure..

My only gripe was that he should've smashed up more people with the iron fists


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 Post subject: Re: Iron Fist (Netflix)
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Read that a second season of this has been confirmed.


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Really? First season kinda sucked.

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I haven't seen it yet.

http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/iron-fist/news/a845355/iron-fist-marvel-netflix-season-2-first-look-danny-rand-finn-jones/


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 Post subject: Re: Iron Fist (Netflix)
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doone wrote:
Really? First season kinda sucked.

it did big numbers though

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Danny is only tolerable when paired with Luke Cage.


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 Post subject: Re: Iron Fist (Netflix)
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Danny is only tolerable when paired with Luke Cage.

It’s already been announced he’ll be in season 2 of Cage.


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 Post subject: Luke Cage (Netflix)
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Early 2019.

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 Post subject: Re: Luke Cage (Netflix)
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Yeah, but he’s gonna show up on Cage this season.


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 Post subject: Re: Iron Fist (Netflix)
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Dammit, B. You made it look like I did a Classic B.


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 Post subject: Re: Iron Fist (Netflix)
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did i? sorry.

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