US Marshals

US Marshals

Forgotten Cinema

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"What I want out of each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." Wait...we're not doing that one. Much to Field's chagrin. The Mikes are discussing the 1998 sequel to The Fugitive, the Stuart Baird directed US Marshals, starring Tommy Lee Jones returning as US Marshal Sam Gerard out to capture Wesley Snipes' fugitive spy, Mark Sheridan. Mike Field can't help but compare this film to 1993 Harrison Ford original; which Mike Butler sees as unfair, but understandable. Listen in as they debate about the character of Sam Gerard, and whether or not he is performing the character in the same way as in the first film. Field and Butler also talk the awesome practical effects and stunt work used in the film, and an original third act that was re-written and reshot due to test audience feedback; a third act that may have been more interesting, more engaging, and more true to the characters that have been on screen for two thirds of the film already. Had they used this ending, maybe we could have seen more films with Sam Gerard and his Marshals. So grab your popcorn and soda, please notice the exits to the left and right of you, and settle down for https://www.forgottencinemapodcast.com/ (Forgotten Cinema). 
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"What I want out of each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." Wait...we're not doing that one. Much to Field's chagrin. The Mikes are discussing the 1998 sequel to The Fugitive, the Stuart Baird directed US Marshals, starring Tommy Lee Jones returning as US Marshal Sam Gerard out to capture Wesley Snipes' fugitive spy, Mark Sheridan. Mike Field can't help but compare this film to 1993 Harrison Ford original; which Mike Butler sees as unfair, but understandable. Listen in as they debate about the character of Sam Gerard, and whether or not he is performing the character in the same way as in the first film. Field and Butler also talk the awesome practical effects and stunt work used in the film, and an original third act that was re-written and reshot due to test audience feedback; a third act that may have been more interesting, more engaging, and more true to the characters that have been on screen for two thirds of the film already. Had they used this ending, maybe we could have seen more films with Sam Gerard and his Marshals. So grab your popcorn and soda, please notice the exits to the left and right of you, and settle down for https://www.forgottencinemapodcast.com/ (Forgotten Cinema). 
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