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Luke Cage

  1. overnights
    Marvel’s Luke Cage Recap: I’m a RookSeason two concludes with a major shock.
  2. chat room
    Luke Cage’s Simone Missick on Misty Knight and the Rise of Black Superheroes“The success of these shows is allowing people to see the humanity of black people.”
  3. overnights
    Marvel’s Luke Cage Recap: So Where Is It?All hell breaks loose in Harlem’s Paradise.
  4. overnights
    Marvel’s Luke Cage Recap: It Needs a KingSeason two begins its endgame, but not before a flashback to ‘80s Jamaica.
  5. overnights
    Marvel’s Luke Cage Recap: I’m FreeWild plot twists abound in an overstuffed episode guest starring Iron Fist.
  6. overnights
    Marvel’s Luke Cage Recap: It’s the Smart PlayThe plot takes some wild turns in season two’s most melodramatic episode.
  7. overnights
    Marvel’s Luke Cage Recap: We Need a Favor“If It Ain’t Rough, It Ain’t Right” forces Luke into a strange alliance.
  8. chat room
    Luke Cage’s Showrunner on Criticism, Black Hollywood, and That Explosive FinaleCheo Hodari Coker gets candid about the challenges and triumphs of his Netflix series.
  9. tv review
    In Season Two, Marvel’s Luke Cage Evolves Into a ContradictionThe Netflix superhero series takes bold risks in its second season, with mixed results.
  10. overnights
    Marvel’s Luke Cage Recap: It’s Not Always My FaultAs Bushmaster advances his scheme some uneasy alliances start to form.
  11. overnights
    Marvel’s Luke Cage Recap: We Could’ve Been BrethrenPiranha emerges as a major bargaining chip in an episode that ends with an old-fashioned showdown.
  12. overnights
    Marvel’s Luke Cage Recap: Harlem Rises, She Always DoesLuke’s legal woes mount as Mariah intensifies her plans for Harlem.
  13. lists
    Every Season of Marvel’s Netflix Shows, RankedFrom Jessica Jones to Luke Cage, which superhero show is the best?
  14. overnights
    Marvel’s Luke Cage Recap: The HillLuke recovers from a beating and makes a new friend as we learn another character’s surprising secret.
  15. overnights
    Marvel’s Luke Cage Recap: Never PityMisty meets an old friend and Luke discovers that even the endlessly patient Claire has her limits.
  16. overnights
    Marvel’s Luke Cage Recap: I Thought We Were FamilyLuke’s past continues to haunt him as Mariah and Shades get desperate to make a deal.
  17. overnights
    Marvel’s Luke Cage Recap: Chasing Every SirenLuke tries to figure out what it means to be a hero in Harlem as the second season begins.
  18. cameos
    Wait, How Did Jelani Cobb Wind Up in Luke Cage?The New Yorker writer reveals all.
  19. Why Luke Cage Season Two Has So Many ESPN CameosIt’s not (just) corporate synergy.
  20. trailer mix
    New Luke Cage Trailer Declares ‘Black Women Have Always Had Superpowers’The Fugees provide the soundtrack.
  21. Luke Cage Season 2 Trailer: Meet Bushmaster, Your New VillainHe’s a relatively minor Marvel figure poised to go big.
  22. the industry
    Luke Cage Just Cast Its New Villain for Season TwoShe’s coming all the way downtown to raise hell.
  23. date announcements
    Luke Cage and His Hoodies Will Be Back on June 22Netflix released a teaser for season two of the Marvel series.
  24. overnights
    The Defenders Season-Finale Recap: There’s No ‘I’ in TeamThe heroes of The Defenders face off in their final battle against the Hand.
  25. overnights
    The Defenders Recap: Enter the Dragon“Fish in the Jailhouse” reveals the personal costs of this increasingly fantastic conflict.
  26. overnights
    The Defenders Recap: Black Sky Rising“Ashes, Ashes” serves up the show’s most dramatic cliff-hanger yet.
  27. overnights
    The Defenders Recap: Nowhere to HideThe Hand isn’t an interesting villain.
  28. overnights
    The Defenders Recap: Not Looking for Super-Friends“Royal Dragon” proves that The Defenders has a lot of room for improvement.
  29. overnights
    The Defenders Recap: All Together NowThe big team-up finally arrives in “Worst Behavior.”
  30. overnights
    The Defenders Recap: Talk to the HandThe fight scenes in “Mean Right Hook” are a big step up.
  31. overnights
    The Defenders Series-Premiere Recap: Don’t Call Them HeroesIf you expect to see Marvel’s street-level heroes team up in this episode, prepare to be disappointed.
  32. Marvel’s The Defenders Is a Pretty Grim SlogThe most cringeworthy parts of this superhero team-up are drawn directly from Iron Fist.
  33. A Beginner’s Guide to Marvel’s The DefendersFrom Jessica Jones and Luke Cage to Daredevil and Iron Fist, here’s everything worth knowing about The Defenders.
  34. the defenders
    How Marvel’s The Defenders Designed Its Superhero CostumesThere’s an intricate story behind each character’s outfit.
  35. female directors
    Lucy Liu Will Direct the Luke Cage Season-2 PremiereLiu has previously directed episodes of Elementary and Graceland, as well as a short film.
  36. meet your crush
    Your Guide to Having a Crush on Moonlight’s Mahershala AliAll your important answers about the Moonlight and Luke Cage star, answered.
  37. year in culture 2016
    29 Very Black Things That Happened on TV in 2016Beyoncé’s Super Bowl performance, Atlanta’s Juneteenth episode, and so much more.
  38. the tv industry
    Netflix Renews Luke Cage for Season 2Hell yeah.
  39. close reads
    Why Alfre Woodard’s Mariah Is Luke Cage’s Secret WeaponAll hail the queenpin.
  40. chat room
    Walter Mosley on Why Spider-Man Is BlackHis work was shouted out in the latest Marvel Netflix series.
  41. chat room
    Luke Cage’s Alfre Woodard on Mariah, Episode 7“I just wept and wept and wept whenever we had a table read.”
  42. luke cage
    Luke Cage Musicians on Jobs for Black Composers“Black composers don’t really get the opportunities to support things of this magnitude. It is a cyclical process.”
  43. chat room
    Mahershala Ali on How He Humanized Cottonmouth, Luke Cage’s Villain Cottonmouth is one of the most fascinating and vulnerable Marvel villains yet.
  44. Did You Catch the Back to the Future Easter Egg in Luke Cage?Blink and you’ll miss it.
  45. race
    Luke Cage’s Take on Anti-Black Police Violence Is a Little ConfusingIt’s admirable, if contradictory.
  46. luke cage
    In Praise of Luke Cage’s Take on 9/11-esque TraumaIt’s brief but fascinating.
  47. close reads
    Marvel’s Netflix Shows Avoid Superhero SamenessMost of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s offerings blend into one another. The Netflix shows are different.
  48. luke cage
    Missick Owned the Luke Cage B-Ball Court HerselfShe was offered a double.
  49. chat room
    Luke Cage Breakout Star on Playing Misty Knight“Being a police officer is no different than being a doctor or a teacher. If you have a sense of morality, the system can work.”
  50. luke cage
    How Luke Cage Went From Cutting Edge to Caricature, and Then Back AgainAs of early 2001, Luke was regarded as a jive-talking relic of a long-gone era.
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