TV Club Binge: An exhilarating Luke Cage brings the ruckus

Welcome to The A.V. Club’s Luke Cage binge-watch. From Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2, A.V. Club contributor Caroline Siede will be watching and reviewing every episode of the Marvel series’ first season.You can follow along and comment on the whole season on the binge-watching hub page or chime in on the individual episode reviews. For those watching the show at a more moderate pace, reviews by Ali Barthwell will run every other day beginning Monday, October 3.

Let’s talk about an aspect of Luke Cage that I imagine is going to be pretty divisive: It’s pacing. Light on action and heavy on dialogue, this show unfolds at a relaxed pace that will probably frustrate a lot of viewers. But I personally love that Luke Cage gives its scenes so much room to breathe. Unlike a traditional TV show, where you have to …

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