Luke Cage needs to rely on its more interesting characters instead of the well-trod plot

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Even a mediocre episode of Luke Cage feels like a really good episode of any police procedural. It makes sense that the most satisfying moments to be had here involve watching Simone Missick as a solving crime and kicking ass. She’s consistently one of the strongest players on Luke Cage but it still often feels like…

A tremendous emotional scene sets high expectations for the rest of Luke Cage’s second season

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There’s a lot written on “Netflix’s Strategy” to get viewers hooked. Pacing the season out to have the most impact on the viewer and carefully placing huge moments to get the viewers hooked to finish the season. Netflix also has a tendency for their series to feel aimless in the middle of the season, and season one of