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A thread to recommend decent movies on Netflix / Amazon Prime?

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Gerard124, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. rbrown

    rbrown I think therefore I think I am

    Just watched Snowden on Netflix, which I’d missed at the cinema. Well worth watching and very well acted. Great if your interested in the back story to Citizen 4.
  2. Hook

    Hook pfm Member

    “Long Shot” on Netflix. It’s a documentary about a murder, a baseball game, and a comedy show. I’ll say no more, other than that the story defies all odds, and is very much worth watching.
  3. hifinutt

    hifinutt hifinutt

    really enjoyed hatari with john wayne on netflix . its an old film but superb animal sequences and the baby elephants are superb . your wives will like it too i think
  4. Suffolk Tony

    Suffolk Tony pfm Member

    I'm enjoying "Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father", on Netflix. Funny interaction between Jack & his curmudgeonly old dad who likes to use the "F" word to great effect with his posh accent.
  5. Wolfmancatsup

    Wolfmancatsup Linn Lad

    Precinct Seven Five on Netflix is a fascinating documentary on police corruption.
  6. darrenyeats

    darrenyeats pfm Member

    The Good Place, Netflix original series, kind of fantasy comedy.
  7. gassor

    gassor "There may be more posts after this."

    Some remarkable characters are interviewed and the breakdown of the relationship between the central figures is very engrossing.
  8. gassor

    gassor "There may be more posts after this."

    Watched it last week, mostly with my mouth wide open in disbelief at the scale of drug activity. Excellent.
  9. Alex S

    Alex S pfm Member

    By pure coincidence I've watched 3 Emily Blunt films in a row - Live Die Repeat (Edge of Tomorrow), The Girl on the Train, Looper. All on Prime, the first surprisingly funny, but think I'll skip Gnomeo & Juliet.
  10. wacko

    wacko pfm Member

    When this got to Page 20 why didn't we all buy Netflix shares ?
  11. gassor

    gassor "There may be more posts after this."

    Murder, rivalry, revenge, betrayal, corruption and more murder, it's all in Suburra and that's just the good guys! Italo-gangster series with strong leading characters, tight script and wonderful backdrop of Roma. The moral is clear - get involved with bad people and sooner or later there is hell to pay.

    Up there with the very best of Netflix.
  12. Hook

    Hook pfm Member

    Enjoyed Suburra very much.

    Am now on episode four of Mindhunter. Set in the 1970s, it’s the story of how two FBI agents expand criminal science by being the first to study the psychology of serial murderers. Intelligent dialogue and very well acted. But needless to say, not one for kids or the faint of heart.
  13. wacko

    wacko pfm Member

    Not so interested in the 'dangerous/crazy people living near you' films/tv. I feel like I'm being manipulated by the NRA/Bannon.
  14. GaryT

    GaryT pfm Member

    I just finished the first series of Mindhunter. I really enjoyed it as it dwelt more on the psychology of the criminals than just gore for gore's sake.
  15. Rug Doc

    Rug Doc pfm Member

    New stranger things season starts tomorrow ;)
  16. Wolfmancatsup

    Wolfmancatsup Linn Lad

    1922, on Netflix. Adaptation of a Stephen King novella. Great central performance from Thomas Jane, and a fairly-close-to-the-source production.

  17. gassor

    gassor "There may be more posts after this."

    That is the next on my list before Stranger Things 2 comes along.
  18. cooky1257

    cooky1257 pfm Member

    I couldn't get past the dreadful dubbing-awful, reminded me of 1960's children serials like Robinson Crusoe/Pippy Longstocking/Heidi etc, just dire C-list standard voices. If there was a subtitled version I'd watch it.

    Mindhunter is great-a slow burner.
  19. Suffolk Tony

    Suffolk Tony pfm Member

    Watched The Handmaiden last night on Amazon Prime. Very erotic, but an excellent story with some great acting. Korean with subtitles.
  20. sean99

    sean99 pfm Member

    Mr Dynamite - profile of James Brown on US Netflix (not sure if it's on UK netflix). It's amazing that his childhood didn't doom him, though it left him with a lot of baggage. An interesting look at one of the most charismatic figures in US music.

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