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  Reply # 1745140 21-Mar-2017 11:33 Send private message quote this post

scuwp:

 

Sad to watch the last episode of Lethal Weapon (again movie spin-off).  Have really liked the first series.  Stayed relatively true to the movie characters and the actor that play's Riggs does a damn good job IMO.     

 

 

I've been watching that, it's fairly entertaining but quite forgettable.

 

But I actually think it isn't very true to the movies at all. They haven't really played the "I'm getting too old for this sh*t" angle with Murtaugh. And the movie was called "Lethal Weapon" based on Riggs being so highly trained that he should be registered as a "Lethal Weapon" - the show has him with military weapons training, but his hand-to-hand combat is just run-of-the-mill.

 

That said, it is better than I was expecting, so I will watch the next season to see where it goes.


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  Reply # 1745144 21-Mar-2017 11:41 2 people support this post Send private message quote this post

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The expanse season 1 and season 2 so far....just been picked up for s3...this show (and the books it is based on) is awesome, I really hope they can keep it going beyond s3.

 

 

Fantastic show. After season 1 I tried reading the first book, but actually struggled a bit and didn't finish - possibly because of how close the show is apparently sticking to the novels it was too fresh in my mind.

 

I REALLY hope this show goes as long as the book series does, as so far the show has been as realistic and grounded a space opera as I have seen.


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  Reply # 1745152 21-Mar-2017 11:47 Send private message quote this post

Binge watched this all in one go, The Santa Clarita Diet.  Different and funny at the same time. Not too serious.   I generally don't like zombie shows but this one was great.


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  Reply # 1745632 22-Mar-2017 10:52 Send private message quote this post

I watched a show on Netflix called 3%. Downloaded one episode to watch on a plane, not realising it was Portuguese.

 

I ended up watching the whole series when I came back, and it was enjoyable enough, but the dubbing to English made the acting seem poorer that it was (some short phrases ended up sounding odd when translated)

 

 

 

Overall was a decent watch, more young adult I think. 


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  Reply # 1745643 22-Mar-2017 11:14 Send private message quote this post

Watched Season 1 of Dirk Gently on Netflix. I enjoyed some of the weird plot points and keen to know what happens next. Ending could have been a little better though. Hope they make season 2.     

 

Has anyone seen the UK version? How does it compare to this US version? 


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  Reply # 1745666 22-Mar-2017 11:39 Send private message quote this post

JonnyCam:

 

I watched a show on Netflix called 3%. Downloaded one episode to watch on a plane, not realising it was Portuguese.

 

I ended up watching the whole series when I came back, and it was enjoyable enough, but the dubbing to English made the acting seem poorer that it was (some short phrases ended up sounding odd when translated)

 

 

 

Overall was a decent watch, more young adult I think. 

 

 

Yes it was a great series.  I didn't notice the dubbing into English much, better than others I've seen dubbed... Actually it was made in Brazil





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  Reply # 1745671 22-Mar-2017 11:44 Send private message quote this post

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Watched Season 1 of Dirk Gently on Netflix. I enjoyed some of the weird plot points and keen to know what happens next. Ending could have been a little better though. Hope they make season 2.     

 

Has anyone seen the UK version? How does it compare to this US version? 

 

 

 

 

the british one is closer to the source material , so if you have read the books then you will probably like the british one more. i prefered it but im a big Howard Overman fan , he also did Misfits and a really good new series called Crazyhead.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1745673 22-Mar-2017 11:50 One person supports this post Send private message quote this post

old3eyes:

 

JonnyCam:

 

I watched a show on Netflix called 3%. Downloaded one episode to watch on a plane, not realising it was Portuguese.

 

I ended up watching the whole series when I came back, and it was enjoyable enough, but the dubbing to English made the acting seem poorer that it was (some short phrases ended up sounding odd when translated)

 

 

 

Overall was a decent watch, more young adult I think. 

 

 

Yes it was a great series.  I didn't notice the dubbing into English much, better than others I've seen dubbed... Actually it was made in Brazil

 

 

yeah, sorry - was in Portuguese. I thought it was Spanish when I first watched it, but checked it out on IMDB later.. I think they said the first Brazilian netflix original series.

 

 


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  Reply # 1747609 25-Mar-2017 15:57 Send private message quote this post

uk dirk gently stomps all over the lame us version.

 

 

 

marvel's ironfist on netflix has to be one of the worse shows of 2017

 

it has absolutely nothing going for it.

 

 


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  Reply # 1747650 25-Mar-2017 18:06 Send private message quote this post

Samurai Gourmet is brilliant. 9/10 - Japanese, Netflix original, subtitles.





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  Reply # 1747657 25-Mar-2017 18:31 Send private message quote this post

The Expanse. Thanks to the many recommendations here. It's like Bladerunner + Firefly with anything else thrown in. Detectives, shootouts, spaceships, pandemics, spacebattles. Fills a gap waiting for the next Star Trek series.

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