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13 Women-Led TV Shows To Get Excited About In 2017

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 01.17.2017 | Black Voices

It seems like every year, TV shows led by fascinating and complex female leads just get better and better. (Though, of course, there’s obviously a l...

Season 2 Of 'Jessica' Jones' Will Be Directed Exclusively By Women

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 10.24.2016 | Entertainment

The dearth of female directors has become a rising cause of concern in Hollywood in recent years. But Marvel’s “Jessica Jones” is doing its part...

'Luke Cage' And 'Jessica Jones' Had The Best Responses To Netflix Crash

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.02.2016 | Entertainment

Netflix’s highly anticipated series “Luke Cage” premiered this weekend, but viewers were more than disappointed to find the streaming service ha...

Solid Luke Cage Tells Us Again That Marvel's Real Superhero Would Be a Good Therapist

David Hinckley | Posted 09.28.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Netflix continues to do right by the Marvel universe with Luke Cage, whose 13 episodes drop on Friday.

'Luke Cage' Trailer Proves He's The Badass Of The Marvel Family

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 08.09.2016 | Entertainment

Comics fans, prepare yourselves. Marvel’s “Luke Cage” is almost here. Netflix just released the trailer for the highly anticipated new series ab...

‘Jessica Jones’ Creator Hints At A Post-Kilgrave Antagonist In Season 2

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.22.2016 | Entertainment

Warning: Spoilers for the Season 1 finale of Netflix’s “Jessica Jones” ahead. Arguably the most fearsome bad guy in the Marvel universe, David T...

Jessica Jones: A Devastatingly Accurate Depiction of Emotional Abuse

Molly Reynolds | Posted 04.06.2016 | Women
Molly Reynolds

Every so often, however, a superhero story comes along that surprisingly hits a little too close to home. This past season, it was Jessica Jones.

Amy Adams on Dream Musical Theater Role, Religion and 21st Century Parenting: 'It's almost like a sport.' + Jesse Eisenberg on Role Model Clown and Lex Luthor + Krysten Ritter on Role Selection and Better Call Saul (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 03.30.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Amy Adams, who plays a mortal who dates a super-hero in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, is followed by her Big Eyes co-star Krysten Ritter -- who plays Jessica Jones, who's sort of a super-hero -- talking about what she looks for in a guy she would date.

Face Off: Jessica Jones vs. The Man in the High Castle

TueNight | Posted 03.24.2016 | Entertainment

Releasing an entire season of TV all at once sounds great on paper. You don't have to wait week after week for the next episode. You can see it all in a row, as a long story, rather than be tortured by trying to figure out what's going to happen next.

Luke Cage Teaser, Daredevil Season 2 (Spoiler Alert) and Why Apocalypse Might Be a Fail

Erika Hardison | Posted 03.23.2016 | Entertainment
Erika Hardison

Image credit: Marvel Comics X-Men "Not only is Apocalypse not frightening (in this X-Men movie by Fox), he resembles Ivan Ooze from Power Rangers if...

Jessica Jones, Superhero, vs. Donald Trump, Islamophobia, Xenophobia, Hate, and Bullying

Anya Cordell | Posted 02.25.2016 | Entertainment
Anya Cordell

Ask: "What would Jessica do?" And summon Jessica Jones-like strength to combat this evil. I confess: I binge-watched the Marvel / Netflix superhe...

Heart of a Hero

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 01.21.2016 | Entertainment
Lisa Steinberg

During the 2016 TCAs, Mark Pedowitz, President of the CW stated the network didn't have any plans for a female led superhero show in the works. What ...

"It's Not Your Fault": Netflix's Jessica Jones and the Outward Ripples of Domestic Violence

Sezin Koehler | Posted 01.13.2017 | Women
Sezin Koehler

Jessica Jones -- played with strength and haunted panache by Gilmore Girls alum Krysten Ritter -- is a "hard-drinking, short-fused, mess of a woman" w...

Why You Should Be Watching Jessica Jones

Quora | Posted 01.06.2017 | Entertainment

It's the first (that I know of) really well-told female superhero TV series. (Yes, I'm aware of Wonder Woman, the Bionic Woman, the many female superheros on the larger cast-driven TV series such as Heroes and Agents of Shield.

Illustrator Captures What Fuels Our 'Jessica Jones' Addiction

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 12.30.2015 | Arts

When you’re stuck in suburbia with your parents over the holidays, you, like many others, might look to Netflix for an escape. The recently release...

Dr. Who Makes a Great Villain

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.26.2016 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

While David Tennant was voted "The UK's favourite Doctor," on the original Netflix show Jessica Jones he's just plain brilliant as Kilgrave, the elegant psychopath with a creepy super power.

Here's Another Reason to Binge Watch 'Jessica Jones'

Erika Hardison | Posted 12.22.2016 | Entertainment
Erika Hardison

So, is Jessica Jones bad ass? Yes. Will you root for her to kill and capture her rapist? You absolutely will. Thank you Marvel for allowing us to see a woman that doesn't have to look perfect or be a sex object to save the world from psychopaths like Kilgrave.

Why Is Jessica Jones Important?

Kelley Calkins | Posted 12.19.2016 | Entertainment
Kelley Calkins

Lindsay Tessier was first. Her pitch about Marvel's Jessica Jones arrived three days after the series had gone live. Then came Charley Reid's. Next, L...

How To Make Netflix Socks That Pause Your Favorite Show When You Fall Asleep

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.21.2016 | Technology

Netflix's new socks can detect when you're dozing and pause the show you're watching. The concept is admittedly awesome. But these are DIY socks, and ...

How the Stars of 'Jessica Jones' Were Cast

Robert Peterpaul | Posted 12.10.2016 | Entertainment
Robert Peterpaul

If you've strolled through a city or surfed the web recently, chances are you've found yourself locked in a staring match with Jessica Jones. Portraits of Krysten Ritter as the title character still lurk everywhere, her impressionistic gaze and porcelain skin beckoning your views.

'Jessica Jones' Is Why We Need More Relatable Female Superheroes

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment

It's been over a decade since Hollywood figured out that superhero comic adaptions were the secret to a multibillion-dollar revenue stream that doesn'...

'Jessica Jones' Uses Superheroes To Expose The Terror Of Domestic Abuse

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 11.30.2015 | Women

As superpowers go, Jessica Jones doesn’t have much to boast home about. She can lift heavy stuff, sure, but only up to a point. She can jump, not fl...

Marvel's Jessica Jones: Stan Lee Meets Stieg Larsson in Superior Super Show

Aaron Sagers | Posted 11.18.2016 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

After viewing the first seven of its 13 episodes, I have determined that what makes Marvel's latest comic book-based project so super is how un-super its lead character is.

Netflix's Jessica Jones Spreads the Darkness Around

David Hinckley | Posted 11.18.2016 | Media
David Hinckley

Melissa Rosenberg, who created Netflix's intense new Jessica Jones series, doesn't see why white guys should be the only ones who get to enjoy a world of constant danger, unrelenting darkness and haunted self-doubt.

WATCH: Star Of Netflix's 'Jessica Jones' Learns What 'Netflix And Chill' Really Means

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.06.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

David Tennant will be making a splash on Netflix this Friday when the original series "Marvel's Jessica Jones" hits the streaming service, but the act...