The 22 best minor characters on TV right now

To the protagonists go the TV spoils: The spotlight scenes, the attention of award-giving bodies, the premium paychecks. And while a well-realized main character might hook you in to a TV show, that show isn’t worth sticking with unless its world is also populated by equally well-realized characters who support,…

Charlie Cox says playing Daredevil ruined his chance to be the young Han Solo

You’d think playing one iconic character would be enough for Charlie Cox, but you’d be wrong—according to The Hollywood Reporter, the Daredevil star auditioned for the role of the young Han Solo that went to Hail, Caesar!’s Alden Ehrenreich. But Matt Murdock’s mannerisms were so ingrained in Cox that he failed to…

Daredevil’s season finale refuses to fix the show’s myriad problems

Daredevil is the foundation of Marvel’s line-up of Netflix series, so it’s extremely disheartening to see how far season 2 has gone of the rails. After finishing “A Cold Day In Hell’s Kitchen,” I’m genuinely nervous for the future of this street-level pocket of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, especially because …

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Daredevil becomes a disaster when the truth about Elektra is revealed

The Hand gets a hold of Elektra in “The Dark At The End Of The Tunnel,” and her character takes major damage once she realizes her destiny as the evil ninja clan’s Black Sky. That title is a fitting metaphor for what’s going on with season 2 of Daredevil, and by the end of this episode, there’s nothing to look forward…

Daredevil is pulled in different directions as The Punisher heads to prison

Daredevil second season continues down two very different paths with “Seven Minutes In Heaven,” an episode that splits time between Frank Castle’s misadventures in prison and Daredevil’s hunt for the evil ninjas overtaking New York City. The prison story is tense, grisly, and personal, offering important information…