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Old 03-25-2018, 12:51 PM   #101
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This season was pretty bad. Janet McTeer was great as Alisa and it had a really strong, shocking finale, but it's like third-graders were plotting most of the show up till then.

Trish goes from being one of the highlights of Season 1 to being a complete asshat in Season 2. She locks Malcolm in a trunk at gunpoint? She starts doing supersoldier crack just because... insecurity? SHE DOESN'T ANTICIPATE THAT THE SUPERSOLDIER CRACK INHALER WILL RUN OUT? Trish wasn't just douchey this season. She was downright idiotic.

And as much as I like Carrie-Anne Moss, the Jeri plotline added nothing to this season's story. And I facepalmed hard when she managed--in about 3 minutes--to magically convince Inez to violently turn on her boyfriend with zero evidence.

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Old 03-26-2018, 02:07 PM   #102
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I enjoyed Season 2 of Jessica Jones, mainly thanks to Krysten Ritter's incredible performance. She did a wonderful job of portraying Jessica's struggles this season, and showing us the many nuances of Jessica's motivations and emotions. Overall, I thought the season had a strong story, but not as polished as Season 1 because there were a few episodes that dragged out too much and felt disposable. Otherwise, the story really kept me engaged, and the whole cast did very well, especially Krysten.

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This season was pretty bad. Janet McTeer was great as Alisa and it had a really strong, shocking finale, but it's like third-graders were plotting most of the show up till then.

Trish goes from being one of the highlights of Season 1 to being a complete asshat in Season 2. She locks Malcolm in a trunk at gunpoint? She starts doing supersoldier crack just because... insecurity? SHE DOESN'T ANTICIPATE THAT THE SUPERSOLDIER CRACK INHALER WILL RUN OUT? Trish wasn't just douchey this season. She was downright idiotic.

And as much as I like Carrie-Anne Moss, the Jeri plotline added nothing to this season's story. And I facepalmed hard when she managed--in about 3 minutes--to magically convince Inez to violently turn on her boyfriend with zero evidence.
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It gives Iron Fist a run for its money.

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Old 03-26-2018, 05:02 PM   #104
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I enjoyed Season 2 of Jessica Jones, mainly thanks to Krysten Ritter's incredible performance. She did a wonderful job of portraying Jessica's struggles this season, and showing us the many nuances of Jessica's motivations and emotions. Overall, I thought the season had a strong story, but not as polished as Season 1 because there were a few episodes that dragged out too much and felt disposable. Otherwise, the story really kept me engaged, and the whole cast did very well, especially Krysten.
Agreed. Krysten was phenomenal this season, and Janet McTeer was fantastic as well. Even if I had hated the plot this season (which I didn't), those two performances alone would put it WAY above Iron Fist and it's godawful acting/characters for me.

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Old 03-27-2018, 04:38 PM   #105
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Every time that landlord came on I thought I was watching a soap opera. Ugh.

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Old 04-02-2018, 12:29 PM   #106
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As a Punisher fan I gotta say I like the direction with Trish. We didn't really get much of the superhero versus vigilante angle in Punisher and Daredevil S2 only touched on it briefly (IIRC). Trish making the hard choice against someone we cared about was far more interesting than hypocritical Jessica doing the same thing against people we don't like.

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Old 04-02-2018, 03:57 PM   #107
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This season was pretty bad. Janet McTeer was great as Alisa and it had a really strong, shocking finale, but it's like third-graders were plotting most of the show up till then.

Trish goes from being one of the highlights of Season 1 to being a complete asshat in Season 2. She locks Malcolm in a trunk at gunpoint? She starts doing supersoldier crack just because... insecurity? SHE DOESN'T ANTICIPATE THAT THE SUPERSOLDIER CRACK INHALER WILL RUN OUT? Trish wasn't just douchey this season. She was downright idiotic.

And as much as I like Carrie-Anne Moss, the Jeri plotline added nothing to this season's story. And I facepalmed hard when she managed--in about 3 minutes--to magically convince Inez to violently turn on her boyfriend with zero evidence.
PERFECT!! This season was garbage. I fast forward through most of it. the dumb sex scenes seemed just gratuitous and had no meaning in the storyline.

the emotional judgment of all the characters on the series except Malcom seemed like they belong on the a CW teenage TV show.


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Old 04-12-2018, 12:27 PM   #108
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All in all I liked this season. I genuinely didn't see the twist with Jessica's mother coming, and Janet McTeer was great. However, one thing that bugged me about this season was how certain things just seemed to happen too perfectly. For example, Jessica finds out from the mentally challenged guy in jail that Dr. Carl used to meet up with him at the aquarium to see octopuses. So she stakes the place out and after a few hours, he not only shows up, but he shows up with Jessica's mother. Another example would be Trish showing up at the very end and shooting Jessica's mother. She just happened to guess correctly that they would be going to that amusement park? And also, the way Hogarth wrapped up her situation with those two scam artists worked out a little too conveniently, especially considering she made the 911 call from her own cell phone. If Inez told the entire story to the cops and said Hogarth gave her the gun, she would certainly look suspicious if they traced the call.

So like I said, I liked the season but these things really stuck out to me.

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Old 04-25-2018, 09:40 PM   #109
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Trish goes from being one of the highlights of Season 1 to being a complete asshat in Season 2. She locks Malcolm in a trunk at gunpoint? She starts doing supersoldier crack just because... insecurity? SHE DOESN'T ANTICIPATE THAT THE SUPERSOLDIER CRACK INHALER WILL RUN OUT? Trish wasn't just douchey this season. She was downright idiotic.
VERY MUCH THIS, icb they really did that~ also, how many times do they have to convince us that Trish's mother really ain't s**t

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The writing was all over the place this season. It felt like there were 20 different show runners all trying to write about something different.

I'm not sure what they were trying to say either.

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the writing was all over the place this season. It felt like there were 20 different show runners all trying to write about something different.

I'm not sure what they were trying to say either.
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Old 05-20-2018, 09:17 AM   #112
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The writing was all over the place this season. It felt like there were 20 different show runners all trying to write about something different.

I'm not sure what they were trying to say either.
It felt at least like the two halves were trying to do two very different things (and I'm not sure what the second half was trying to do). Plus, the sideplots were literally just there on the side with no real relevance or meaning. It felt like they had this idea to have Jessica investigate her origin and track down a killer only to find out the killer was her mother. Then, once they did that, they decided to tread water until they filled their episode quota. Whether you liked the first half of the show or not, I at least thought the episodes had a clear plan and momentum that showed a degree for forethought that the latter half did not have.

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Like they sort of had me with the first half. But once they revealed the killer behind everything was her mother, they couldn't figure out what to do in the second half with that information. Because IGH was basically innocuous and so was the mad scientist behind Jessica and her mom.

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