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Old 10 November 2019, 20:55
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I enjoyed it. It was a bit far fetched. Ryan is portrayed as UBER awesome operator too..
Still, it burnt some dead time on the road. Season 1 was better...
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Old 10 November 2019, 22:58
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I liked it.

As previously stated, there’s a lot of “suspension of disbelief”. A lot.

But not as much as most movies/TV.

They’re definitely “moving the needle” a little closer to Norway’s Occupation, Germany’s Deutschland 83/86/89, and Israel’s Fauda.

None of those 3 are perfect either(far from it), but they all assume the audience has an IQ of at least 75 thankfully.

Just once I’d like to see the protagonists at least a couple tactical bounds behind the gunfighters with a babysitter or only brought forward once secure.

Analyst and Chief of Station running and gunning like a 2 man SMU.....hahahahaha

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Old 10 November 2019, 23:01
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You're just being defensive since it was you who taught them their patrolling techniques..
I tried to tell them not to put the optic on the carrying handle, But NO! What do I know......

For Fuck's Sake.
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Old 11 November 2019, 12:32
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I thought the 2nd season sucked, really bad. Sucked in all areas, from acting to plot.

Even suspending belief can't get you past the poor dialog, poor editing, and poor directing. For example, the blood spatter magically appearing behind Ryan's head after he unloads on the guy at the palace who was lying on the ground. The director didn't want you to actually see him shooting a defenseless dude. But he wanted to show how ruthless Ryan has become. Instead, of doing something interesting with maybe shadows or cutaways, the director opted to show the magical blood spatter. It appears in an impossible place, in true defiance of the laws of science and physics. Just lazy directing, no imagination or interesting style, instead we get WTF.
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Old 11 November 2019, 17:36
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Analyst and Chief of Station running and gunning like a 2 man SMU.....hahahahaha.
At least Ryan's background supports him having tactical experience.

This show has veered too far from the books, and has too much hollyweird stupidity. But I'll still watch Season 3.
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Old 11 November 2019, 17:39
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The movies - Hunt fur Red October, Clear and present, Patriot games, sum of all fears are classics.
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Old 11 November 2019, 18:14
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I would love to see Without Remorse done. And stay true to the book.
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Old 11 November 2019, 22:02
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At least Ryan's background supports him having tactical experience.

This show has veered too far from the books, and has too much hollyweird stupidity. But I'll still watch Season 3.
Agreed.....Jack Ryan character is former Marine Infantry.

It would be nice to see the emergence of Clark & Chavez in Season 3.

Big spinoff potential there.

Fingers crossed Clark & Chavez donít get #MeTooíd
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Old 11 November 2019, 22:13
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I would love to see Without Remorse done. And stay true to the book.
In production now. Michael B. Jordan (Bad guy in Black Panther, Apollo Creed's son in the new Rocky/Creed movies) is Clark.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0499097/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1
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Old 12 November 2019, 00:24
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In production now. Michael B. Jordan (Bad guy in Black Panther, Apollo Creed's son in the new Rocky/Creed movies) is Clark.
Am I the only one who pictured John Clark as someone fairly large? Like Dominic Purcell (Legends of Tomorrow)?
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Old 12 November 2019, 02:07
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Am I the only one who pictured John Clark as someone fairly large? Like Dominic Purcell (Legends of Tomorrow)?
Not really...when Clark is introduced in the books, he's training on an island, (Naval base I think?), and it describes how his athletic shape slowly starts to build up his shoulder size, similar to other assumed-SF types he sees training occasionally.

So...not huge, but not Tom Cruise either.
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Old 12 November 2019, 09:55
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Or Red Storm Rising.
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Old 12 November 2019, 12:30
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Or Red Storm Rising.
Yeeeeeeesssssss.
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Old 12 November 2019, 15:07
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Or Red Storm Rising.
That would be truly awesome.

But not to be the awkward fart in the room, it would require an equally awesome budget(and reliance on platforms that are increasingly leaving service if you want to avoid excessive CGI).

Amazonís $1 billion to be spent on the Three Body Problem trilogy based series and Lord of the Rings series shows(thatís a billion each) there is appetite for mega budget bestseller based film/TV.
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That would be truly awesome.

But not to be the awkward fart in the room, it would require an equally awesome budget(and reliance on platforms that are increasingly leaving service if you want to avoid excessive CGI).

Amazonís $1 billion to be spent on the Three Body Problem trilogy based series and Lord of the Rings series shows(thatís a billion each) there is appetite for mega budget bestseller based film/TV.
yeah, it would be a major undertaking, but if they could pull it off, man, what an epic. Maybe a 3-4 part mini-series.
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He also saved the Prince of Wales from Irish Terrorists.
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Old 12 November 2019, 17:14
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Am I the only one who pictured John Clark as someone fairly large? Like Dominic Purcell (Legends of Tomorrow)?

One of my favorite subplots was when Clark was introduced and his interactions with Jacks father while seeking out his wife’s killers.

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In production now. Michael B. Jordan (Bad guy in Black Panther, Apollo Creed's son in the new Rocky/Creed movies) is Clark.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0499097...1?ref_=nv_sr_1
Who’s playing Jack?
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In production now. Michael B. Jordan (Bad guy in Black Panther, Apollo Creed's son in the new Rocky/Creed movies) is Clark.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0499097/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1
Damn, didn't know this! Absolutely one of my favorite books, I've probably read it 8 times over the years. On the plus Taylor Sheridan is producing it (Hell or High Water, Sicario franchise, Yellowstone) among others.
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