TV Club: Marvel’s Daredevil: “Cut Man”

“Cut Man” features the introduction of a significant new character and the revelation of the incident that set Matt Murdock on his path of blind justice, but it’s unlikely that viewers will end the episode with Claire Temple (Rosario Dawson) or the murder of Jack Murdock on their minds. After watching Daredevil pummel his way through a hallway full of Russian goons in a thrilling, intricately choreographed single-take action sequence, it’s damn near impossible to walk away from this chapter without focusing on the badassery of this series’ title character.

The brawls in the first episode were plenty exciting, but the showdown between Daredevil and the Russians takes the action to another level, teaching a master class on how to create an impactful fight sequence. Before any punches are thrown, director Phil Abraham takes time to establish the space where the fight will go down, slowly moving the …

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