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Marvel's The Punisher

Discussion in 'Movie, TV, & Video Games' started by Tapout, Sep 22, 2017.

  1. Tapout

    Tapout Bringing Sexy Back Site Donor

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    That’s what the trailer showed. Killing to Metallica. When realistically it was probably 80% drama 20% violence. It should have been like 75% John wick
     
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  2. Cat--Smasher

    Cat--Smasher Putting the stamp on kids Staff Member Survival Pool Champion

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    2 episodes in and I'm enjoying it.

    First episode was gritty, I am hoping thats the way this season goes but episode 2 was a little more mainstream.

    I am always excited to see who the villain is.
     
  3. Noise

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    I fucking loved it, finished a few minutes ago. Biased as fuck, but yea. Easily my favorite Marvel show, by miles. Can't wait for season two. The action, the fights, the story, Bernthal, like - all of it. Really liked how it ended too; can't wait to see season two. Took all the hoaky shit from the other shows and replaced it with some serious hard-rated R content.

    Opening theme song til the last fuckin' line: :machinegun:machinegun:machinegun.
     
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  4. Tapout

    Tapout Bringing Sexy Back Site Donor

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    I hated the theme music lol.

    What happens to Billy in comics?
     
  5. Ninjastix

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    I'm two episodes in so I don't want to judge it too harshly. This is the one comic character I read and where I felt I enjoyed The Punisher to all the other heroes and villains out in the landscape was that he felt like someone completely resigned to his fate. He was going to keep killing until he was dead. He didn't really care if he was right or wrong. He was a violent sociopath not looking to make the world a better place or "fight crime". The world had made him a broken man and the world had given him all the tools to enact violence.

    Frank Castle felt like the extension of violence in the world. That's what no other character arc seemed to deliver. So while everyone was losing their shit to X-Men and Wolverine, Castle was the only character that made sense to me. There was no looking back because there was no going back. Everyone was potentially guilty and deserved to die.

    This is the same reason I love Warhammer 40k. It's unabated violence that's an extension of the a universe in motion and the consequence of intelligent suffering.

    The first two episodes leave room for Frank to run a parallel story of redemption or recovery. I don't like that. I'll ride with it because it's well made thus far and we'll acted. The story telling has been very weak but I'll forgive it for the interim. This the one character, the only one in my opinion, that you don't need to explain anything more.. Castle doesn't need any more reason to kill. If you want to tell personal stories make it about the lives The Punisher destroys and saves regardless of his intentions.

    He's a force of nature. He's not a violent man. He's violence as a man. They won't make that show. I just hope they come close.
     
  6. m1ckey kn0x

    m1ckey kn0x deranged derelict Site Donor

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    I fucking love this show. One of my favorite shows now. Cannot wait for more. Love Bernthal's portrayal as Punisher. I dig the violent aggression. And the yell.
     
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  7. Palma

    Palma I am chaos

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    You look... fucking ridiculous.
     
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  8. Ninjastix

    Ninjastix Damn Gina Site Donor

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  9. ILJO

    ILJO Soggy Bottom Boy Site Donor

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    Somebody should tell that kid to shut the fuck up every once in a while....
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    I liked it too. Even the yell grew on me. Never skipped the theme song either.

    It was certainly better than the last 3-4 outings by Marvel/Netflix. One of my favorites for sure.
     
  10. Palma

    Palma I am chaos

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    I finished it last night.
     
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  11. Trodden

    Trodden The autumn air Thickly fills my lungs So sweetly

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    after the third viewing I can say its way better than I thought

    I love that they didnt go over board and left a ton of room in the seasons to come


    loved the daredevil tie ins and I really hope they push the characters and keep the elements that keep it from being like the other Marvel shows

    this could end up being the crowned jewel of the MCU
     
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