Jessica Jones Season 2 review: David Tennant is missed, but the show’s darker tone makes for a delicious watch

As much as you hate Kilgrave for what he is, you cannot help but admire how deliciously good David Tennant is as the twisted and sarcastic bad guy. And then comes a twist on Spiderman’s Uncle Ben’s iconic line, ‘With great power, comes great responsibility’. And here’s one of the best things about the second season, Kilgrave returns. On the other hand, our titular character is angrier than before, if it were possible, and she channels that anger into uncovering the truth about her past, which connects her with the bad gal in more ways than one. Let’s just put it this way – Melissa Anne Rosenberg’s show hits more than it misses the mark. Either way, Kilgrave is still dead. But not in the way you are thinking, or maybe you are headed in the right direction. They banter, she calls him names; all the good stuff from the first season. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd She (who will not be named) is a mindless killer who will go to any extent to achieve her end. Malcolm and Hogarth join hands to form something exciting, and Jessica struggles to find a new future after her plans for the old one goes haywire. Jessica venting in her anger management class, the big reveal of her black leather jacket which she won’t quit and the name of her agency, Alias. The finale of this season might just be better than the finale of the first one. Malcolm, Trish and Jeri Hogarth battle their own set of demons. 2018-03-12T06:00:22+00:00″>
Published: March 12, 2018 6:00 am

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