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Watch: What Does ‘Daredevil’ Owe to ‘Oldboy’? A Video Essay

Watch: What Does 'Daredevil' Owe to 'Oldboy'? A Video Essay

This finely attuned video essay from Cineflect on the similarities between the fight scenes in Neflix’s ‘Daredevil’ and the 2003 film ‘Oldboy‘ would be what they call "insider baseball" these days if it were not for the fact that the Netflix Marvel series is rapidly becoming a favorite on the strengths of its acting, its cinematography, and its fight scenes, and ‘Oldboy’ has long been a cult favorite on the strengths of at least two of those qualities. As you watch J.S. Lewis’s well-narrated and well-organized examination of these two films, you can see the beauty of well-honed influence–influence without anxiety, that is.

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