First off let me just say, if you haven’t experienced the awesomeness that is Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix, STOP what you are doing, exit out of this blog post (or ya know…just open a new tab), find it, and click play.
While I was scrolling through, NerdsofColor, one of my favorite and most frequented blogs i came across this video in their post “NOC Recaps Daredevil: So Much For A Complete DailyBugle Staff”
An incredibly captured and executed scene by Charlie Cox from S1E12.
Waltzing down the street as all Matthew Murdock’s do, even through the noise pollution of New York City, Murdock’s 1 out of 5 super human senses caught the repetitive tapping of a cane just a few feet from him. Those feet turned into yards, then those yards became blocks.
As the blind woman with the cane gained space between Murdock and herself, Matthew channeled his inner Sherlock. The ultra consciousness possessed by the vigilante of Hell’s Kitchen motivated him to even ditch the cane and go into full “parkour PARKOUR” mode Micheal Scott style.
Annihilating the obstacles that are fire escapes and buildings, any and all buildings I tell you. Any and all stand to be merely just a molehill to Mr. Murdock.
As the intensity of his pursuits elevate, Mr.Legality continues to conquer the structures of New York City by zeroing in on the classic masterpiece from the liking of good ole’ Bach being played in the supersketchy black tinted car that the blind woman
Utilizing the beautiful composition of BWV 1041 to guide him to its destination.
Don’t be surprised by the amount of times your jaw dropped or you uttered “how?! does one even?!”
Trust me, you are not alone.
Approximately 1 minute and 50 seconds later. The car reaches its destination at a supersketch warehouse, and Daredevil in Daytime peers over the rooftop of an adjacent building narrowing in and panting (parkour aint’ easy in these streets). The lady whojusthappenstobe blind is
escorted into the back entrance of that supersketch building. The ambiguity thus elevating Murdock’s determination to figure out what the hell is going on.
Same Matt, Same.
Last thoughts: From the episode titled “The Ones We Leave Behind” , within one of the season’s better episodes this scene meticulously showcases Daredevil’s amazing parkour abilities within 2 minutes and 15 seconds of impressive. Time and time again coining an endless amount of replays in a scene I’d like to call “Daredevil Ditches Cane Like No Tommorrow” consists maintain it’s credibility for being in my Top 5 Daredevil Parkour Scenes
archive (soon to be posted).
You don’t have to be a comic book nerd or superhero-aficionado to appreciate the actioned packed, suspenseful, and visually stunning series that is Daredevil. But you do have to at least steal your friends Netflix password to watch it (you know what to do).
With an unoffical 9.5 out of 10 rating from me, it is unquestionably worth the view.