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post #901 of 1380 Old 10-03-2015, 08:19 AM
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Couldn't agree more about the likelihood of the Russian spy mother showing up later in the season. I suspect the chase will end next week with Lizzy being rescued from the Russians, or mama somehow coming to the rescue.
Since she made it in the Russian embassy, I wondered if she might not end up going to Russia for a few episodes. But maybe her mother will come to here there? It will be interesting to see

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I must have missed that movie. IMDB doesn't seem to list it.
You have to search for something slightly different.

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You have to search for something slightly different.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1854564/
Yeah, I deduced that from an IMDB search. However, considering the subject at hand, I don't think that movie would have had any 'True Detective' type scenes. I can just imagine the psychological harm that might have been done to the young minds that were that film's target demographic had they seen such a forbidden sight.

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My expectations for Blacklist aren't very high these days, but S03E01 wasn't bad. I'm not sure how the baby kidnapping fits in but Mr. Solomon (I think?) seems like a worthy villain. Interesting the way Red threw the troll farmer under the bus. Spader also had some good lines and I see he's now a full Exec Producer so that might help get this back on the rails. Does Samar still work for Red? IIRC she helped him interrogate a guy last year, but she doesn't seem to be hindering the manhunt in any way...

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My expectations for Blacklist aren't very high these days, but S03E01 wasn't bad. I'm not sure how the baby kidnapping fits in but Mr. Solomon (I think?) seems like a worthy villain. Interesting the way Red threw the troll farmer under the bus. Spader also had some good lines and I see he's now a full Exec Producer so that might help get this back on the rails. Does Samar still work for Red? IIRC she helped him interrogate a guy last year, but she doesn't seem to be hindering the manhunt in any way...
I assume the Cabal kidnapped Dembe Zuma's granddaughter to force him into some act of treachery to help them take out Red & Liz.

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Does Samar still work for Red? IIRC she helped him interrogate a guy last year, but she doesn't seem to be hindering the manhunt in any way...
I'm confused about this as well.

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An okay episode tonight.
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can they make Rissler any more wooden than he was tonight? I thought it was either the writing, or his acting or both but I thought he was terrible in this episode. The scene where he's standing in front of the car leaving the Russian embassy was terrible.
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That didn't bother me.

What did bother me was the ham-fisted way the writers handled educating the ignorant viewer on how the embassy (and their car) is sovereign soil.

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I must admit, I'm loving how this season is starting off. Dark agent Keen / Masha Rostova is fun to behold. And more screen time from Red is what is really driving the show.
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Not all him, the writing was bad. Maybe a better actor could have minimized the flaws, I don't know.

On one hand, he acts with ignorance about diplomatic immunity, then in the next breath he claims he to know all about it, that the embassy is off-limits, etc., but then he's going in anyway cause he's really really angry, then he backs off again. When the fleet of vehicles are leaving the embassy, he says something like, "now I suppose you're going to tell me their vehicles are off-limits too", to which the other (formerly Mossad-associated?) female agent confirms this and tells him that he already knows that the vehicles are off-limits. Why would he pretend not to know? Just joking around? Hoping she might not know so he could use that to justify stopping the vehicle? So then he blusters on for a while longer, resolute in front of the embassy vehicles, like he's not going to back down, but then he does. Then a few words from Red and he flips on a dime, back on the trail, now ready to obliterate the embassy convoy to save Liz who he was so angry at & feeling betrayed by just seconds before.

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I liked the episode last night, but one thing did bother me. When the FBI agent told Riss about the anonymous tip being Red, Riss got suspicious. He said they have only had a few good tips on Red over the years. Well, wasn't Red all over the news during the chase?

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I loved this week's episode! It was absolutely bonkers, almost as over the top as Strike Back, which is to say, way over the top. The writers always make a good choice when they make James Spader's Reddington the central figure in an episode. It even makes the performance of the wooden Diego Klattenhoff's as Ressler (almost) palatable. This week's inspired silliness had me laughing out loud. I don't know where the Red and Lizzy on the run thread is going to go but I am really enjoying it. Also, I'm glad to see Tom Keen back in the picture.
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As it should be since he's carrying the show.
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I bought the misdirect of the waitress making the phone call to the FBI. When they reached the exit walk-in fridge I thought don't let in with you, she's a the snitch!
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Amazing episode. Loved the premise about GMO.
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Great episode and enthralled by every minute of it. Season 3 has started really well so far, lots of Reddingon and loving it!
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I enjoyed the episode, too.

Based on what Red said at the end, I wonder if Liz ever goes back to the FBI?

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I enjoyed the episode, too.

Based on what Red said at the end, I wonder if Liz ever goes back to the FBI?
Based on the sea container they were leaving in, I wonder if they ever go back to USA.
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Based on the sea container they were leaving in, I wonder if they ever go back to USA.
I didn't know Iowa wasn't the USA

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I didn't know Iowa wasn't the USA
I read recently that it's been traded to New Mexico...





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The last scene looked like they were heading out to sea.
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The last scene looked like they were heading out to sea.
That was episode 2. We now know different.
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The last scene looked like they were heading out to sea.


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That was episode 2. We now know different.

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I know folks in Fairfield, Iowa and I wonder if it got slipped in as a joke because folks there are fervently opposed to GMO.
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I know folks in Fairfield, Iowa and I wonder if it got slipped in as a joke because folks there are fervently opposed to GMO.
I think most communities which used to (or still) have family farms that grow soy bean or corn are opposed to GMOs because of the patent violation lawsuits which can definitely put people out of business.

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My landscape architect hates Monsanto with a purple passion. Says they're the evil empire, that people really don't know what they're up to out there in the agricultural heartland.
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My landscape architect hates Monsanto with a purple passion. Says they're the evil empire, that people really don't know what they're up to out there in the agricultural heartland.
It's not just in the midwest, but all over the world. The whole idea that a company can sue a farmer because their plants cross-pollinated with the farmer's is one of the most despicable things our courts have ever allowed.

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It's not just in the midwest, but all over the world. The whole idea that a company can sue a farmer because their plants cross-pollinated with the farmer's is one of the most despicable things our courts have ever allowed.
They get the best "justice" they can buy.
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