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I figured Amazon Prime deserves equal time with Netflix by now.   

We just finished watching Season 1 of Jack Ryan, which was excellent.

Also recently polished off Season 2 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which also was great.

Anything else to recommend?

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2 minutes ago, Frobby said:

I figured Amazon Prime deserves equal time with Netflix by now.   

We just finished watching Season 1 of Jack Ryan, which was excellent.

Also recently polished off Season 2 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which also was great.

Anything else to recommend?

The Boys was a lot better than the source material but I don't think it would be a good fit for you.

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4 minutes ago, Can_of_corn said:

The Boys was a lot better than the source material but I don't think it would be a good fit for you.

Why?   Two of my co-workers said it was good, so I was thinking of checking it out.  

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1 minute ago, Frobby said:

Why?   Two of my co-workers said it was good, so I was thinking of checking it out.  

Even toned down it can be a bit much.  Lots of violence, dark humor, adult themes. 

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4 minutes ago, Can_of_corn said:

Even toned down it can be a bit much.  Lots of violence, dark humor, adult themes. 

Could be an issue for my wife, especially if the violence is both graphic and realistic.    But I still may try it.

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3 minutes ago, Frobby said:

Could be an issue for my wife, especially if the violence is both graphic and realistic.    But I still may try it.

Not sure realistic is a word I would use.  Gory however I would use.

The opening scene will give you a good idea what to expect.

I did find it worth watching and some of the performances were quite good.

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32 minutes ago, Can_of_corn said:

Not sure realistic is a word I would use.  Gory however I would use.

The opening scene will give you a good idea what to expect.

I did find it worth watching and some of the performances were quite good.

Put it this way: Deadpool was graphic but so over the top ridiculous and comic bookish that it didn’t bother my wife much.    So if it’s in that vein, I’m probably okay.  

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Just now, Frobby said:

Put it this way: Deadpool was graphic but so over the top ridiculous and comic bookish that it didn’t bother my wife much.    So if it’s in that vein, I’m probably okay.  

Give it a try, hope you enjoy it.

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Try Goliath with Billy Bob Thornton as an attorney (right up your alley!) who is a deeply flawed person, but is dogged in his pursuit of truth.

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16 hours ago, Il BuonO said:

Try Goliath with Billy Bob Thornton as an attorney (right up your alley!) who is a deeply flawed person, but is dogged in his pursuit of truth.

Seconded.

i think the only Prime originals we got into were this and Maisel.  We tried Man in the High Castle, but lost interest in the second season.

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