REACHER – Review by Diane Carson

The The Amazon Prime eight-episode series Reacher manages a suspenseful, amusing achievement, balancing an admirably diverse, atypical cast and a weighty dig at heartless corporate greed. Based on Lee Child’s Jack Reacher novels, the first season adapts Killing Floor, Child’s 1997 debut, as its blueprint. And, as with many series, a murder provides the catalyst for subsequent events.eight-episode series Reacher manages a suspenseful, amusing achievement, balancing an admirably diverse, atypical cast and a weighty dig at heartless corporate greed. Based on Lee Child’s Jack Reacher novels, the first season adapts Killing Floor, Child’s 1997 debut, as its blueprint. And, as with many series, a murder provides the catalyst for subsequent events.

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REACHER – Review by Susan Granger

Based on Lee Child’s first novel, Killing Floor (1997), this new, eight-episode Amazon series is steered by astute showrunner Nick Santora (The Sopranos, Prison Break, Lie to Me), while charismatic Alan Ritchson cleverly incorporates Reacher’s physical stature with high intelligence and deadpan wit. Jack Reacher is a fascinating character. Living off his military pension, he’s a stealthy loner who relishes his anonymity, traveling around the country with only a folding toothbrush, lapsed passport and the clothes on his back.

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