Following Netflix Recommendations Thread Page 167

  • Tabasco 20 Jun 2018 18:50:00 5,863 posts
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    Mr_Sleep wrote:
    Paul Bettany is really rather brilliant in that.
    A thousand times this.
  • robthehermit 22 Jun 2018 08:59:39 6,931 posts
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    Just seen that Netflix have picked up Lucifer following it's recent cancellation. \o/
  • Fab4 22 Jun 2018 19:56:11 8,721 posts
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    Started watching the highly acclaimed documentary series 'The Vietnam War' by Ken Burns.

    First episode was fantastic.
  • arty 22 Jun 2018 20:51:07 423 posts
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    You have impeccable taste fab4.
  • askew 22 Jun 2018 20:57:10 17,796 posts
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    Are they the full-length episodes? BBC4's were edited :( I watched his second world war, and the seven parts were all nearly two hours!
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 22 Jun 2018 20:59:18 8,124 posts
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    Star Trek Beyond is up if you want the worst villain and space combat but the Trekiest crew.
  • Fab4 22 Jun 2018 21:31:22 8,721 posts
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    askew wrote:
    Are they the full-length episodes? BBC4's were edited :( I watched his second world war, and the seven parts were all nearly two hours!
    Not sure how to tell if edited or not. There are 10 episodes all well over 1hr long. The first was about 1hr 20 minutes.
  • Blakester 22 Jun 2018 22:10:22 4,575 posts
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    Fab4 wrote:
    Started watching the highly acclaimed documentary series 'The Vietnam War' by Ken Burns.

    First episode was fantastic.
    No exaggeration to say itís the best documentary Iíve ever seen.
  • neilka 28 Jun 2018 22:18:41 22,072 posts
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    Matt Groening's Disenchantment is coming in August. Hopefully more Good Futurama than Rubbish Futurama.



    Edited by neilka at 22:19:10 28-06-2018
  • ChiefGB 29 Jun 2018 00:36:09 9,609 posts
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    Yeah saw that, also GLOW is back tomorrow \o/
  • wobbly_Bob 29 Jun 2018 07:48:12 4,752 posts
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    neilka wrote:
    Matt Groening's Disenchantment is coming in August. Hopefully more Good Futurama than Rubbish Futurama.

    August 17th too! Not long. I'm really looking forward to it.
  • nickthegun 29 Jun 2018 08:26:05 75,575 posts
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    Since most people seem to have bailed on these....

    Luke Cage S2 seems, so far, to have bucked the trend and it's actually better than the first season possibly because Luke is hardly in it and the supporting characters are more interesting.

    Alfre Woodard still plays Mariah like she has Alzheimer's, though.
  • RelaxedMikki 29 Jun 2018 20:02:25 2,983 posts
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    I guess this has been mentioned already, but just started watching the "Defiant Ones" doc about Dr Dre and the rest of the Interscope records crew.

    It's fantastic. Like a hip-hop 30 for 30.
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 29 Jun 2018 22:28:53 8,124 posts
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    GLOW being back might be the one thing that tears me away from the World Cup
  • captain-Snufkin 29 Jun 2018 22:53:46 678 posts
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  • One_Vurfed_Gwrx 29 Jun 2018 22:59:21 3,246 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Since most people seem to have bailed on these....

    Luke Cage S2 seems, so far, to have bucked the trend and it's actually better than the first season possibly because Luke is hardly in it and the supporting characters are more interesting.

    Alfre Woodard still plays Mariah like she has Alzheimer's, though.
    Watched the first three eps with the wife and enjoyable enough so far.
  • Darth_Flibble 10 Jul 2018 19:23:17 3,184 posts
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    Really enjoyed season 2 of GLOW

    Also enjoying Good Girls, was not completely sold by the 1st episode but gets really good. Reminds me of the tv show Weeds (without the drugs of course)
  • mrpon 11 Jul 2018 13:20:11 34,780 posts
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    Smart downloads sound interesting.

    https://www.cnet.com/news/netflix-smart-downloads-cue-up-your-next-offline-episode-automatically/?ftag=CAD-03-10aaj8j
  • THFourteen 11 Jul 2018 13:24:47 50,010 posts
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    Probably a cultural thing but i am quite enjoying Asian Provocateur (Romesh Ranganathan comedy thing).

    it's a bit forced at times, but its funny.
  • minky-kong 11 Jul 2018 13:45:15 13,998 posts
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    mrpon wrote:
    Smart downloads sound interesting.

    https://www.cnet.com/news/netflix-smart-downloads-cue-up-your-next-offline-episode-automatically/?ftag=CAD-03-10aaj8j
    This has been a feature of the Android app for at least the last three months, not sure why that article says its being rolled out this week?
  • mrpon 11 Jul 2018 14:14:39 34,780 posts
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    Your not thinking of just download functionality? Seems to be widespread reporting today on this "smart" aspect.
  • Deleted user 11 July 2018 14:49:01
    There isn't a Netflix avoid thread so may as well post this here. My eldest daughter wanted to pick something on Netflix to watch and as she likes bake off she wanted something of that ilk. She found a show called 'Nailed it' which I swear to god is the worst fucking show she could of picked. The premise sounds fun enough. 3 contestants with crap baking skills have to try and recreate an expert's creation.

    Problem is it's got the most annoying host I've ever seen on a US show and I've seen a lot. I just want to punch her in her face everytime I see her. I'm getting wound up thinking about it now.
  • captain-Snufkin 11 Jul 2018 14:59:02 678 posts
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    I wish you could delete shows. Someone's discovered Haters Back Off, the worst thing in the history of things.
  • askew 11 Jul 2018 15:03:27 17,796 posts
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    Haha. 'Nailed It' is crazy.

    I've just polished off a short documentary series called 'The Horn' (stop sniggering) which follows the air ambulance/mountain rescue team who work in and around Zermatt and the Matterhorn
  • minky-kong 11 Jul 2018 15:31:33 13,998 posts
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    mrpon wrote:
    Your not thinking of just download functionality? Seems to be widespread reporting today on this "smart" aspect.
    Nope, my phone has been smart downloading episodes on Netflix for the last few months and I'm not aware of being eligible for any pre-release functionality.
  • mrpon 11 Jul 2018 15:54:17 34,780 posts
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    Sounds like you got lucky then kinky!!
  • minky-kong 11 Jul 2018 15:59:21 13,998 posts
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    Fair enough! It is pretty sweet though, especially as I'm the sort of person who forgets to download stuff manually each day.
  • Dougs 11 Jul 2018 16:31:04 87,125 posts
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    minky-kong wrote:
    mrpon wrote:
    Smart downloads sound interesting.

    https://www.cnet.com/news/netflix-smart-downloads-cue-up-your-next-offline-episode-automatically/?ftag=CAD-03-10aaj8j
    This has been a feature of the Android app for at least the last three months, not sure why that article says its being rolled out this week?
    My tablet doesn't do that but I am very glad it soon will. I'm forever forgetting to download the next one.
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