Marvel, Shows

Why Iron Fist Should’ve Been Asian

iron-fist-danny-rand-defendersThe debut of Marvel’s final defender was received with mixed reviews and considered the weakest of the Marvel Netflix series. Some attribute this to the poor reception of Finn Jones’ performance as the titular character which warranted its own controversy when the casting was first announced.

Even though the comic book character (correct me if I’m completely wrong) was Caucasian, Iron Fist could have been the chance for an Asian superhero. Instead, the casting of Finn Jones caused controversy over white-washing and cultural representation that I want to put to the side in this post as there are so many articles about the topic already.

So what I want to talk about is how casting Danny Rand with an Asian actor would have added to his character and made him a more interesting protagonist that we could actually root for.

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Show Review: Iron Fist

Iron_Fist_S1_Title_CardIt’s been a week since Iron Fist was first released on Netflix and so, like countless others, I finally finished watching the last Defender’s debut season. It wasn’t a perfect series to say the least but to be quite honest, it wasn’t a complete let-down as critics made it out to be. Iron Fist had its moments but it’s no Jessica Jones (or Daredevil? I can’t be entirely sure about that one since I – confession time – haven’t seen the Daredevil series).

In short, Iron Fist has potential. It has some stand-out characters but it was dragged down by its story and lacklustre visuals.

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Five Things That Should Happen in Game of Thrones: Season Seven

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With the release of a cryptic and mysterious teaser, the world revisits the captivating story of Game of Thrones once more. Before more teasers and other bits of information (if we’re lucky) are revealed, let’s begin the speculation and hopes of what the penultimate season has to offer.

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