My other half recently completed his Hot Toys Guardians of the Galaxy ensemble of 1/6 scale figures–and they are awesome.
‘Daredevil’ came along when Arrow season 3 was in full swing of not being as good as its first two series. I was eager for a superhero show high. After all, ‘Daredevil’ received lots of praise upon its arrival and all the Internet reviews I came across spoke of hungry binge-watches in a race to the finale.
As you probably know, ‘Daredevil’ follows Matt Murdoch, a blind lawyer, who is far from limited by his disability, and armed with incredible martial arts skills he takes down the criminals in his patch of New York that he can’t reach through the courts. A Netflix original series it promised a darker real-world take on a superhero vs crime story that would set it apart from the brighter and lighter Marvel cinematic installments.
My initial reactions?
I. WANT. THIS.
I really know I shouldn’t, but I do.
Our home is going to become a toy/prop show room.
I must be stopped.
If anyone would like to buy it for me, then please, don’t let me stop you.
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ follows Peter Quill, from human boy of 80s earth, skipping to him being a grown-up man-boy captain of a spaceship working in deep source for a group of pirates seeking out treasures. Wow, I made that sound terrible, but that is the plot. Quill, on one such mission, comes across an artefact that a powerful tyrant is pursuing, and he is soon on the run from them his pirate boss and forced and into an unlikely alliance with a disparate group of individuals–most of whom were out to get him.
I’m hard to please when it comes to superhero movies and shows–I don’t like OTT undefeatable po-faced heroes in laughable costumes, yet I don’t like emo gritty strip downs. Not fussy at all. Technically you couldn’t consider many of the characters in this as superheroes, but it’s another offering from the Marvel universe and I haven’t really enjoyed many of their films. Too much ego and not enough character.