Following Netflix Recommendations Thread Page 229

  • TechnoHippy 9 Jul 2019 10:58:17 15,380 posts
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    I parked in Vin Diesel's car parking spot when I was last at Universal :-)

    Only in a golf cart mind.
  • robthehermit 11 Jul 2019 13:21:10 7,424 posts
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    What are the best horror films on Netflix? Mrs Hermit won't watch them, but I've got a business trip next week so thought I'd take advantage of being able to put on whatever I like.
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 11 Jul 2019 13:22:35 20,693 posts
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    The Thing
  • StarchildHypocrethes 11 Jul 2019 15:16:55 32,333 posts
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    The Wailing is pretty cool.
  • nickthegun 11 Jul 2019 15:19:48 78,513 posts
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    Go 80s:

    Return of the living dead
    Night of the comet
    Lifeforce
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 11 Jul 2019 15:22:22 20,693 posts
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    Lifeforce popped up on my recommendation a couple of days ago. Is it legit good or shit good?
  • Blackmarsh63 11 Jul 2019 15:27:17 2,544 posts
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    As Above,So Below.
    Leatherface.
    The Ritual.

    The Thing should be near the top of any horror fans list.

    Edited by Blackmarsh63 at 15:30:46 11-07-2019
  • BinaryBob101 11 Jul 2019 15:37:35 26,978 posts
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    Decks wrote:
    Lifeforce popped up on my recommendation a couple of days ago. Is it legit good or shit good?
    Mountains of coke were snorted making that film, if you get into that groove, then it's fucking awesome.
  • nickthegun 11 Jul 2019 15:47:06 78,513 posts
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    Yeah, it's what the drug addled director of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre thought a Hammer movie was like. Kind of like a Quatermass film on crack.

    I really like it, but it is an acquired taste.
  • robthehermit 11 Jul 2019 16:42:21 7,424 posts
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    As Above, So Below looks interesting and is on the list.

    Has anybody seen "Hush"? Any good?
  • BinaryBob101 11 Jul 2019 16:44:18 26,978 posts
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    It's ok if you enjoy the sensory deprivation horror sub-genre. If not, steer away. I wouldn't say it's 90 minutes wasted though.
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 11 Jul 2019 16:44:51 20,693 posts
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    Yeah I've watched it. I can remember absolutely nothing about it. I faintly remember being annoyed at the ending.
  • wuntyphyve 11 Jul 2019 16:46:08 12,662 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Go 80s:

    Return of the living dead
    I noticed that has been added. Fucking love that film. That’s getting watched ASAP.

    “Send more paramedics”
  • wuntyphyve 11 Jul 2019 16:47:29 12,662 posts
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    On the subject of horror but less so on Netflix, I don’t suppose anyone knows if any streaming service currently has Near Dark?
  • Mola_Ram 11 Jul 2019 16:48:16 21,215 posts
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    Annihilation is good if you like sci-fi. I wouldn't exactly call it a horror movie, but it has one of the most disturbing things I've seen in a movie in the last decade or so.
  • robthehermit 11 Jul 2019 17:23:56 7,424 posts
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    I'm still hoping I can convince Mrs Hermit to watch Annihilation, so I don't want to waste one of my films on that.

    I might have a trawl through now tv as well as I've just discovered you can have 6 devices registered, and I had to give up my laptop when my daughter wanted to steal a login.
  • Addy__ 11 Jul 2019 17:24:58 1,426 posts
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    wuntyphyve wrote:
    nickthegun wrote:
    Go 80s:

    Return of the living dead
    I noticed that has been added. Fucking love that film. That’s getting watched ASAP.

    “Send more paramedics”
    Heh I had no idea that was added. I'll definitely get that watched again.
  • Mola_Ram 16 Jul 2019 16:16:11 21,215 posts
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    Some other people here have watched Dark, right?

    I really liked the atmosphere and mystery being built up in episode 1, but certain revelations in episode 2 were a bit deflating. Is it worth keeping on?
  • TechnoHippy 16 Jul 2019 16:17:17 15,380 posts
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    I thought it was well worth a watch, and season 2 is even better.
  • StarchildHypocrethes 16 Jul 2019 16:29:01 32,333 posts
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    Dark is brilliant. Keep going.

    Edited by StarchildHypocrethes at 16:29:34 16-07-2019
  • Mola_Ram 16 Jul 2019 16:42:54 21,215 posts
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    I guess it just felt a bit anticlimactic going from "Oooooh, what's going on here, this is pretty interesting!" in episode 1, to "Oh. It's time travel" in episode 2.

    I don't know exactly what I was hoping for, but it probably wasn't this. But I'll keep watching, see if it grabs me a little more.
  • BinaryBob101 16 Jul 2019 16:48:43 26,978 posts
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    Yeah, it's a time travel show, but it's far richer than just that and to say anything more would be a real dick move, cause the way it shows it's hand is very impressive.

    I don't care what the genre is, if the characters are real and deep with a plot to match then it's worth watching.

    That said, if you hate time travel stuff, then maybe you won't get much out of it.

    Dark's up there with the greats of the last 20 or so years though, try to persevere and don't watch the dub.
  • NBZ 16 Jul 2019 23:43:24 2,422 posts
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    There is some good East asian stuff on there.

    The Rise of Phoenixes (Chinese) is probably one of the best shows made in the last few years.

    From Korea there are Black and Stranger. The former has all sorts of craziness and the latter is a good mystery. Both have layers upon layers of depth.
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 17 Jul 2019 09:04:59 10,908 posts
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    That Frankenstein's Monster's Monster, Frankenstein thing is canny
  • Load_2.0 17 Jul 2019 09:12:11 29,756 posts
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    Decks wrote:
    Lifeforce popped up on my recommendation a couple of days ago. Is it legit good or shit good?
    I liked the bewbs.
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 17 Jul 2019 09:13:18 10,908 posts
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    Lifeforce is fantastic and mental
  • GuybrushFreepwood 17 Jul 2019 10:26:18 1,263 posts
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    Load_2.0 wrote:
    Decks wrote:
    Lifeforce popped up on my recommendation a couple of days ago. Is it legit good or shit good?
    I liked the bewbs.
    /adds
  • ChiefGB 17 Jul 2019 10:30:57 11,330 posts
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    GuybrushFreepwood wrote:
    Load_2.0 wrote:
    Decks wrote:
    Lifeforce popped up on my recommendation a couple of days ago. Is it legit good or shit good?
    I liked the bewbs.
    /adds
    Indeed lol
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 19 Jul 2019 10:19:05 10,908 posts
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    Secret Obsessions looks like a serious Raspberry contender
  • GuybrushFreepwood 19 Jul 2019 10:22:41 1,263 posts
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    GuybrushFreepwood wrote:
    Load_2.0 wrote:
    Decks wrote:
    Lifeforce popped up on my recommendation a couple of days ago. Is it legit good or shit good?
    I liked the bewbs.
    /adds
    /subtracts

    She’s pretty, but not enough to save the “film”.
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