TV Club Binge: Jessica Jones’ fourth episode gets back to its film noir roots
This weekend, A.V. Club contributor Caroline Siede is watching all of the first season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones on Netflix. After she’s finished with an episode, she’ll post a quick response. Though she’s working straight through the season, she’ll be taking some breaks, too, posting five reviews on Friday, four reviews on Saturday, and four reviews on Sunday. Weigh in on this episode in the comments below or discuss the whole season on our binge-watching hub page.
“AKA 99 Friends” (season one, episode four)
The film noir aspects of Jessica Jones are back in full force in “AKA 99 Friends,” which is great because I really missed them in the past two installments. The show doesn’t just pay homage to the noir genre, its lifts pretty directly from that 1930s/40s source material with a trumpet-heavy jazz score, high camera angles, hard-boiled …