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Re: To DVDs and Beyond: The Netflix Thread

Post by Number 6 » 08 May 2019, 08:39

Pham Nuwen wrote:
08 May 2019, 08:27
Number 6 wrote:
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Pham Nuwen wrote:
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Number 6 wrote:
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Cobra Kai on YouTube is still way better than it has any right to be. The guy who plays Johnny Lawrence actually learned to act at some point.
I'm just glad that my working theory about Daniel-son being an aggressive asshole has born fruit.
I am entertained by the use the show has made of the "Daniel was a bully" narrative.
Because there was no suspension of disbelief. Daniel-son was an aggressive asshole. Lawrence literally went out of his way to avoid conflict but Daniel-son just used those times to keep needling him. They were teenagers and the only one who tried to be a grownup was Lawrence. How much is a teenager supposed to take before they do the stupid teenager routine?
No doubt Daniel kept the conflict going when he didn't need to. At the same time, Lawrence and his brethren were pretty serious pricks. I do find Lawrence's character arc in this show interesting. Come to think of it, his character is the only one I'm really invested in.
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Re: To DVDs and Beyond: The Netflix Thread

Post by Pham Nuwen » 08 May 2019, 10:15

I have only watched an episode or two but Daniel-son being a car salesman was pretty awesome.
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Re: To DVDs and Beyond: The Netflix Thread

Post by Ellie » 26 May 2019, 18:25

Dead to Me is soapy, but very good and entertaining for what it is. I recommend it!

Fair warning: it does deal with death of a spouse (and death of a parent when you are a kid), and with pregnancy loss, particularly in the first few episodes.
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Post by Ellie » 15 Jul 2019, 18:19

I'm very much enjoying Blown Away on Netflix. It's a glassblowing competition show and it's lovely.

Although I do laugh EVERY SINGLE TIME they say each artist has their own personal glory hole.
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Re: To DVDs and Beyond: The Netflix Thread

Post by lunchstealer » 15 Jul 2019, 19:43

Ellie wrote:
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I'm very much enjoying Blown Away on Netflix. It's a glassblowing competition show and it's lovely.

Although I do laugh EVERY SINGLE TIME they say each artist has their own personal glory hole.
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Post by dhex » 29 Jul 2019, 16:12

Tuca and bertie is a good show and I hope someone else picks it up.
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Re: To DVDs and Beyond: The Netflix Thread

Post by Number 6 » 29 Jul 2019, 18:49

Ellie wrote:
15 Jul 2019, 18:19
I'm very much enjoying Blown Away on Netflix. It's a glassblowing competition show and it's lovely.

Although I do laugh EVERY SINGLE TIME they say each artist has their own personal glory hole.
Agreed in full.
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Re: To DVDs and Beyond: The Netflix Thread

Post by Hugh Akston » 04 Aug 2019, 02:15

So who do we think Jerry was talking about in the Bridget Everett episode of Comedians in Cars that got him so worked up?
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Post by D.A. Ridgely » 04 Aug 2019, 23:40

Hugh Akston wrote:
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So who do we think Jerry was talking about in the Bridget Everett episode of Comedians in Cars that got him so worked up?
We don't know and we're very annoyed by that fact.

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Post by Mo » 13 Aug 2019, 04:57

Those rat soup, eating honky motherfuckers pulled it off.

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Post by Hugh Akston » 17 Sep 2019, 16:33



Two Paul Rudds seems like the right number of Paul Rudds.
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Re: To DVDs and Beyond: The Netflix Thread

Post by Hugh Akston » 27 Sep 2019, 12:37

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Re: To DVDs and Beyond: The Netflix Thread

Post by Painboy » 07 Oct 2019, 20:05

Recently watched the first two seasons of Dark. It's a German show that's kind of dark sci-fi, although that doesn't really describe it entirely. It's about time travel which usually isn't something I'm much into, but it does a lot of neat mind bendy things as it has a fairly unique version of time travel.

It is a mystery box kind of show but so far they've kept it together. I don't want to describe too much to avoid spoilers. There's a kind of an unseen oppressive* dread about everything that I dig. You'll want to pay careful attention to character names as different actors are used for older and younger versions. The show does a pretty good job of helping you sort through it but it helps to keep the names in mind.

The original is in German with subtitles but Netflix defaults to an English dub. So you'll have to manually set the language and subtitles in the show menu. I don't know if the English dub is any good as I haven't seen any of it.

*The cool intriguing kind of oppressive, not the I can't bare to watch this anymore kind.

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Re: To DVDs and Beyond: The Netflix Thread

Post by Hugh Akston » 10 Oct 2019, 15:02



1) Throw a dart at David Attenborough's filmography and you'll probably hit a series with birds of paradise. In fact he already dedicated a whole feature to them.

2) I hope the presentation in the actual documentary isn't as goofy as it is in the trailer.

3) otoh, "Narrated by Stephen Fry" makes it kinda hard to pass up.
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Re: To DVDs and Beyond: The Netflix Thread

Post by Warren » 11 Oct 2019, 15:36

Hugh Akston wrote:
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3) otoh, "Narrated by Stephen Fry" makes it kinda hard to pass up.
Actually, I'm getting a little tired of his goofy smugness. Given that I've seen at least two of Attenborough's B of P sequences, it's kind of easy to pass up.
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