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  Reply # 1745140 21-Mar-2017 11:33
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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? 


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  Reply # 1745666 22-Mar-2017 11:39
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Samurai Gourmet is brilliant. 9/10 - Japanese, Netflix original, subtitles.





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  Reply # 1747657 25-Mar-2017 18:31
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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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  Reply # 1748125 26-Mar-2017 15:47
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Lostja: Iron Fist s1e1 - mehh, not nearly as good as some of there other marvel shows on Netflix.

 

 

 

Far too similar to Daredevil IMO.

 

 

 

Also, these alleged superheroes keep getting their a**es handed to them in fights...! What's with that?






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  Reply # 1748126 26-Mar-2017 15:50
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gzt: 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.

 

 

 

Great books and I was reasonably pleased with the transition to screen with the exception of the actor playing James Holden who just doesn't quite do it right - he's too much like a stroppy teen.

 

I can only see Series 1 on Netflix - where can I see S2?

 

 

 

Netflix is actually quite poor in NZ - it seems to have quite a lot of programs where there are more series already screened but not available on Netflix.






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  Reply # 1749048 27-Mar-2017 21:51
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Just finished Iron Fist S1 tonight, thank god.

 

Truly awful, utterly pathetic and please, if you have not seen it, read a book instead - heck, stare into space and think nice thoughts for an hour a night instead - just don't bother watching this dross.






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Just finished Star Wars Rebels Season 3.  Kinda half star wars, half kiddy cartoon.  Fills the gap until Dec...


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