Amazon’s ‘Hunters’ and the failure of trying too hard

Meyer and Logan (Amazon Prime)

Amazon Prime’s new streaming exclusive, Hunters, seems like a show that should really fit within the modern media landscape. A diverse cast of Nazi hunters, led by a Holocaust survivor, hunt down ex-Nazi’s leaders who were given refuge in the United States post-World War II.

It is very clear who Amazon was aiming for their audience to be for this show. Relatively…