• ‘Jessica Jones' Twitter Mocks Everyone's New Obsession With Octopus DNA

    9 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    One of the most interesting moments of “Jessica Jones” Season 2 doesn't take place in a dark alley or in the middle of a fist fight. It takes the show's hard-drinking detective to an aquarium, in an attempt to find a scientist who's obsessed with octopuses.
    In Episode 5 of “Jessica Jones” Season 2 on Netflix, Jessica interviews a man convicted of murder in her hunt for IGH, an organization that does human genetic experimentation and is responsible for giving Jessica her enhanced strength. Dave , the man she interviews, soon goes on a tangent talking about how interesting octopuses are...
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  • How ‘Jessica Jones' Uses Words as Weapons

    How ‘Jessica Jones' Uses Words as Weapons

    9 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    In its second season, Jessica Jones has gotten angrier and messier. Through its exploration of Jessica's tragic past , the show has remained an unflinching look at trauma and healing - how one gifted woman processes years of abuse, abandon, and plain old misogyny.
    Jessica uses multiple coping mechanisms to deal with this trauma, among them binge drinking and physical violence. But she also shields herself with words, often vulgar, cutting words. It's tempting to read these caustic insults as a reflex, a defense Jessica has forgotten she even puts up to keep people from getting too close...
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