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Topic # 194887 28-Mar-2016 22:12
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So I've now got 6 months of Neon subscription through a promo deal, and am struggling to find content worth watching?

Lots of good clean kids movies for my sons, and quite enjoying 'Younger' as a TV series, but all the movies I've tried so far seem really low budget and 90's / $1 video store type content?

What am I missing???

Recommend me your (available on Neon) favourites please :)

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  Reply # 1521935 28-Mar-2016 22:49
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True Detective. Season 1 was amazing, and season 2 also good. 




EDIT: Just checked and it looks like Season 1 isn't on there. Meh, season 2 is definitely still worth watching, and completely independent of season 1 so no need to watch season 1 first - it's a somewhat unique show in that they start a completely new storyline with all new actors each season. 

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  Reply # 1521977 29-Mar-2016 07:51
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Game of thrones?


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  Reply # 1522022 29-Mar-2016 09:01
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We have started watching the Good Life on Neon, shot in the 70's classic British comedy.

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  Reply # 1522024 29-Mar-2016 09:03
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What's worth watching may depend on what your tastes are and what you've already seen, but for movies:


  • pretty much all of the Marvel Universe movies (Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Avengers...),
  • Kill Bill I and II
  • The Dark Knight trilogy
  • Star Wars episodes I-VI
  • and a bunch of things in their Drama category that I enjoyed (Changing Lanes, Crash, Doubt, Mr Brooks, Once Were Warriors, Showgirls, There Will Be Blood...)
    OK, I was joking about Showgirls - it's awful. Even the excessive gratuitous nudity could not redeem what must be one of the worst movies I've ever seen.

And for TV:


  • Fargo
  • Game of Thrones
  • The Newsroom
  • Ray Donovan
  • The Sopranos
  • True Detective
  • The Walking Dead
  • The Wire
  • Yes [Prime] Minister

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  Reply # 1522081 29-Mar-2016 09:35
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Not a bad selection there basicly nz HBO | Search NZ streaming sites

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  Reply # 1522178 29-Mar-2016 12:39
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Is there a way to sign up without a cellphone number? That seems unnecessary.

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  Reply # 1522187 29-Mar-2016 13:10
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We only had a 2 month trial so didn't have long to go through much but did enjoy Forever.


Unfortunately it got cancelled after only 1 season.


I think this did also show on TV One but we didn't see it on there.

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