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Netflix recommendations

Discussion in 'books, films, TV, radio & writing' started by Jon-of-arc, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. marshall

    marshall Well-Known Member

    Yeh, loved this too, Attia was monstrous, if I recall she properly went to town on Caesar's ex.
     
  2. krtek a houby

    krtek a houby The Machine Stops

    Is it subtitled? I can't do dubs!
     
  3. mystic pyjamas

    mystic pyjamas Don't call us,we'll call you.

    I watch this in German with English subtitles.
    I can’t do dubs either.
     
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  4. Crispy

    Crispy The following psytrance is baṉned: All

    Born just a little too early to enjoy the success it deserved. With GoT viewing numbers it could have run and run.
     
  5. Vintage Paw

    Vintage Paw dead stare and computer glare

    I'm guessing you can choose between them somehow?

    Edit: yes, you can change between whatever combination of audio and subtitles you want in the app.
     
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  6. Saffy

    Saffy Under the duvet..

    Can you change it to subtitled? On God I've just watched 5 episodes with them being dubbed! :facepalm::D
    I'll try and change it tonight. :thumbs:
     
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  7. Vintage Paw

    Vintage Paw dead stare and computer glare

    I don't know how easy it is to do on the ps3/ps4 app (I use the ps3 thingy to watch on the telly downstairs most of the time), but you click on the speech bubble icon on the bar at the bottom on the web app. Then you can choose to your heart's content.
     
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  8. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    yeah I recall it being hurried to a crap end. See also: Deadwood. And Carnivale. Although they were just left hanging in the wind completely
     
  9. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

    Just started this. It's really beautiful to look at and i'm enjoying the slowness.
     
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  10. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

    Finished Godless last night and feeling bereft now. I loved it, strangely meditative beautifully shot western.
     
  11. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    had to be in the right place for season 2 of the Good Place. That is, in a silly mood. Binged it to the penultimate episode. Its still funny.
     
  12. UnderAnOpenSky

    UnderAnOpenSky baseline neural therapy

    I thought it was great. It's a genre that's really out of fashion, so was nice to see if with a slightly more modern take and some good female characters.
     
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  13. Silas Loom

    Silas Loom The people have spoken, the bastards.

    Hmm. Don't recommend.

    Three episodes in, and even after finding the subtitling option, this show seems risible. Everything that was natural and sweet about 80s retro in Stranger Things seems forced and contrived here. All the horror stuff - the dead birds, the Clockwork Orange contraption on the ginger kid, the flickering lights - is just silly.

    None of the characters make sense. I'll carry on watching to see whether the copper has any interest, at all, in the giant drug stash he's just found, and whether there's a sensible explanation for no-one having noticed the hidden secret door into the Springfield nuclear plant until now, or why anyone would keep their heels on to climb down a rope into a pit, but I feel horribly cheated by Netflix and by Urban.
     
  14. Nine Bob Note

    Nine Bob Note Prickly Pollster

    Tis the season to be dismembered: -

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    Cool as fuck poster, though it's not an actual screenshot from the movie, as there are no boobs on show.
     
  15. Nanker Phelge

    Nanker Phelge Monkey Boy

    Quite enjoying Punisher. It's not the relentless violence fest that some people have made it out to be.
     
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  16. tommers

    tommers Yourdisco needs you

    Yeah, just finished it now. I thought it was excellent.
     
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  17. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

    I keep thinking about it still (Godless), in some ways it was really old fashioned, for having actual goodies in it, and a satisfying ending.
    There's so little of that now, so much stuff being all baddies / anti-heroes and clever tricksy plots. I think it was better than Westworld. Plus it had horses - all that amazing film of the relationship between people and horses which I never knew was even something i could appreciate.
     
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  18. nuffsaid

    nuffsaid But this goes up to 11

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  19. Vintage Paw

    Vintage Paw dead stare and computer glare

    Been watching Easy. It's mostly middle class Americans having sex while being terribly self-obsessed. I quite like it. Got lots of people in it from various other things, and Orlando Bloom, which was weird. It's an anthology type series, each episode following different people, but they often have a bit of overlap and tangentially know each other in various ways.
     
  20. unrepentant85

    unrepentant85 Dílis d'ar nOidreacht

    Another one for the Godless bandwagon. Just finished it this evening. Im not a fan of westerns but this was really well done. A strong cast and story and it had some of the most cinematically beautiful scenery I have seen on tv.
     
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  21. Humirax

    Humirax Well-Known Member

    Rick and Morty

    Both series of Fargo
     
  22. tommers

    tommers Yourdisco needs you

    Yeah. It was traditional in some ways but very modern in others. And absolutely beautiful. Any western which devotes half an hour to a kid learning how to ride a horse is fine by me. I thought Maggie and Whitey and the Sheriff were great characters. And the schoolmistress. And Frau Bischoff.

    And Frank Griffin is a proper villain. Evil but with his own twisted morality.

    Absolutely loved it. Slow building but struggling to think of anything I've enjoyed more this year except Black Sails.
     
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  23. bimble

    bimble noisy but small

    I love that our hero was actually unashamedly called Mr Good. :)
     
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  24. Nanker Phelge

    Nanker Phelge Monkey Boy

    2 eps left of Punisher and I think of all the Netflix/Marvel shows I've enjoyed this the most since the 1st season of Daredevil.

    Jessica Jones was really good, but sagged a little and got a bit silly. Luke Cage looked great, but was far too long. I gave up on Iron Fist, and have yet to start the Defenders.

    Punisher has been a tough, taut, action, thriller with a lot of heart. It has been a lot gentler than I expected. I like that it has the government and the military as the bad guys, and something mythical or super powered.

    It's more like Batman, without the gadgets. I really like Micro as a character too.
     
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  25. Threshers_Flail

    Threshers_Flail Well-Known Member

    Anyone else seen Big Mouth? I think it's great, proper funny and deals with topics that you rarely seen discussed on TV, let alone a cartoon show. Took me a couple of episodes to 'get it.'

    The gross and totally non-PC Hormone Monsters steal the show for me.

     
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  26. DaveCinzano

    DaveCinzano WATCH OUT, GEORGE, HE'S GOT A SCREWDRIVER!

    I see Manhunt: Unabomber is now on Netflix - I really enjoyed it. The early bits, with Sam Worthington doing the savant genius FBI profiler thing thing, made me think it was going to be really hackneyed and shit. But I was won round. Paul Bettany is superb as Kaczynski, and provides depth and breadth to playing him. And there is so much nuance to his performance that when you get him and Worthington in the same room, what happens between them feels believable; they're both smart, they're both tools, but ultimately (the not completely real person played by) Worthington is wooden and uncomplicated and gets trounced.
     
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  27. DaveCinzano

    DaveCinzano WATCH OUT, GEORGE, HE'S GOT A SCREWDRIVER!

  28. Spymaster

    Spymaster Cockney Wanker

    I binged this last night and this morning. Loved it too especially the gloriously OTT gunfight in the finale:

    The townsfolk shot over 100 of Frank Griffin's men and he only rode in with 30 :D :thumbs:
     
  29. TheHoodedClaw

    TheHoodedClaw "Ride me sideways" was another one

    It's excellent, and Paul Bettany is extraordinary
     
  30. Spymaster

    Spymaster Cockney Wanker

    Has anyone watched Frontier?

    I keep dabbling with it but not sure.
     

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