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Netflix streaming

Post by Polo Tomasi » Wed Dec 25, 2013 4:54 pm

So I just downloaded Netflix and had my son set it up--too tricky for my old brain. Anyway, I'm looking for good suggestions as to what to watch. I'm more of a movie guy; I don't like to do the binge thing that often comes with a srteaming TV show. But I'm open to whatever.
So what have you all found to be interesting. Particularly movies that I may not have heard of.

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Post by Turdacious » Wed Dec 25, 2013 6:07 pm

A lot of good stuff here:
http://irongarmx.net/phpBB2/search.php? ... mit=Search

Recommendations:
Rare Exports (because tis the season)
Ken Burns documentaries
Longer form limey tv shows (they're like movies)
DC animated stuff
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Re: Netflix streaming

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Wed Dec 25, 2013 7:46 pm

netflix and amazon prime are such fucking crapshoots.

the documentary "Happy People" on Netflix was good. I enjoyed the movie "Monsters" too

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Post by The Venerable Bogatir X » Thu Dec 26, 2013 1:53 am

Shafpocalypse Now wrote:netflix and amazon prime are such fucking crapshoots.
Never tried Netflix but totally agree with you about Amazon Prime (although overall the concept has been flat out excellent for us).

What video/movie services are good?

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Re: Netflix streaming

Post by T200 » Thu Dec 26, 2013 2:51 pm

Turdacious wrote: Rare Exports (because tis the season)
Don't sleep on this recommendation. One of the best movies I've seen theatrically in the last few years. Really, really good fun movie.
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Post by DrDonkeyLove » Thu Dec 26, 2013 3:28 pm

T200 wrote:
Turdacious wrote: Rare Exports (because tis the season)
Don't sleep on this recommendation. One of the best movies I've seen theatrically in the last few years. Really, really good fun movie.
Shafpocalypse Now wrote:You absolutely cannot rely on T's taste in cinema.
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Re: Netflix streaming

Post by seeahill » Thu Dec 26, 2013 8:17 pm

The Man from Nowhere (a South Korean flick recommended by me and Shape.)
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Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Fri Dec 27, 2013 12:08 am

T watches a lot of stuffs, so he's jaded.

He has sent me some interesting flicks over the years. "White Dog" is a favorite as was "Call Her One Eye"

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Re: Netflix streaming

Post by Polo Tomasi » Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:23 pm

Thanks everybody. I'll beef up my line up.

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Re: Netflix streaming

Post by nafod » Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:39 pm

I just got Amazon Instant Video, and no it's not EZ's new business. Watched the documentary The Best Worst Movie, which is about the making of Troll 2, universally acknowledged as the worst movie ever but now a cult favorite. The director was Italian, the scriptwriter spoke English as a 3rd language, and the actors all thought they were showing up to be extras in the movie. One of the actors was on day release from a mental hospital. Funny and wistful.

My favorite line from the Troll 2 movie...

Mom: "C'mon, kid, sing a song. You know, sing that song that I like so much."
Kid: "Ok...row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream..."

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Post by buckethead » Fri Jan 03, 2014 10:24 pm

Turdacious wrote: Longer form limey tv shows (they're like movies)
I like Sherlock with Benedict Cumberbatch

and The Fall with Gillian Anderson (still hot)

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Post by Blaidd Drwg » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:50 am

Rare Exports is outstanding. Check the foreign film selections, like Turd suggests there are many good serial offerings esp. out of the BBC.
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