Magazine article U.S. Catholic

Daredevil

Magazine article U.S. Catholic

Daredevil

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DAREDEVIL

Netflix (Marvel Television/ABC Studios, 2015)

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"I've been preoccupied of late with questions of morality. Of right and wrong, good and evil," Matt Murdock muses from a confessional at the opening of the series Daredevil, a 13-episode Netflix original series based on the Marvel comic book of the same name. Matt (Charlie Cox) is a devout Catholic who lost his vision in a childhood accident. Now a lawyer, he turned down a lucrative job at a high-power firm to start a private practice, fighting for justice by day for ordinary people.

By night, Matt dons a black mask and takes justice into his own hands--literally. The son of a boxer, Matt uses his senses heightened by his lack of sight to punch and kick those seedy characters who threaten the safety of "his city."

The danger mainly stems from kingpin Wilson Fisk (Vincent D'Onofrio)--a powerful man hoping to redevelop the city to his advantage--and the vast network of people in his pocket. …

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