Don’t F with the Original: The Hunt for Red October

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To commemorate the release of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) in theatres, Nick and Dimitri review the first Hollywood production to feature Jack Ryan: 1990’s The Hunt for Red October, based on the novel by the late Tom Clancy. Also, they digress about world politics and the cost of peace. Come back next time as we discuss Frankenstein (1931).

  • 00:00     Introduction
  • 00:58     The Hunt for Red October (1990)
  • 15:05     A Digression about the Cold War
  • 22:26     Spoilers for The Hunt for Red October
  • 25:39     Our Expectations for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
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