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  # 1937413 11-Jan-2018 22:01
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The End of the F***ing World - Netflix = 9/10

 

If you are into dark comedies then this is for you. I watched all 8 episodes over two nights. its witty, its beautiful, its weird, its a little naive, its R18. Its well written and filmed. The actors are great and portray their growing out of their teen angst naivety with professionalism really seen these days. If you read IMDb you will find that the critics are running out of superlatives.





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  # 1937523 12-Jan-2018 09:12
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FineWine:

 

The End of the F***ing World - Netflix = 9/10

 

If you are into dark comedies then this is for you. I watched all 8 episodes over two nights. its witty, its beautiful, its weird, its a little naive, its R18. Its well written and filmed. The actors are great and portray their growing out of their teen angst naivety with professionalism really seen these days. If you read IMDb you will find that the critics are running out of superlatives.

 

 

I'm half way through, and to be honest don't see what the fuss is about. It's only 8 short episodes so I'll keep watching, but perhaps I've just gotten too old to relate to the characters?


 
 
 
 


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  # 1938658 14-Jan-2018 16:22
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ajobbins:

 

freitasm:

 

I have been watching The Good Place and it's hilarious - 9/10.

 

 

+1 for this. Just discovered it over xmas and watched all Season 1 and Season 2 episodes to date.

 

 

 

 

 

This is great! Only up to episode 3, but it's probably one of the only original TV shows around.


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  # 1938824 14-Jan-2018 23:29
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Really enjoying SyFy’s Killjoys on NFlix (s1&2) and now on a week trial of DirectTV (USA) to see season 3.

Sci-Fi comedy/action very similar to FireFly for those who enjoyed it.

8/10 for comedy and original plot twists

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  # 1938844 15-Jan-2018 08:39
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I've just started watching The Game (BBC 60s spy series) on Netflix - slightly quirky, but very enjoyable.  it seems there was only one season made, so it presumably wasn't a great commercial success, but well worth watching

 

The second season of The Crown is living up to expectations


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  # 1939002 15-Jan-2018 12:24
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Disjointed - another Netflix original. I have watched season one and two episodes last night of season two. Ok I give it 5/10. It is a bit lame brain US Sitcom about a Los Angeles marijuana dispensary run by Kathy Bates. I usually multi-task when watching these types of shows. But it will suit the teen & 20's audience.





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  # 1939006 15-Jan-2018 12:36
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shk292: I've just started watching The Game (BBC 60s spy series) on Netflix - slightly quirky, but very enjoyable.  it seems there was only one season made, so it presumably wasn't a great commercial success, but well worth watching

 

Yes have watched this: 6/10. I can see why only one season was made -John La Carrie: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy it ain't.

 

shk292: The second season of The Crown is living up to expectations

 

Yes this season involves more scandals principally around Princess Margaret as well as Prince Philip. But it is just a shade under the quality of season one.

 

Of course with season three it is all going to change - spoiler alerts.





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  # 1939012 15-Jan-2018 12:45
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Watched the first episode of this:

 

 

 


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  # 1939040 15-Jan-2018 13:24
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freitasm:

 

Watched Jean-Claude Van Johnson's first two episodes and that was enough...

 

 

 

 

I've made it to the end of one, and I'm not sure I'm going around again.


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  # 1939041 15-Jan-2018 13:26
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Have stayed with this series, in the absence of Strike Back or an equivalent.

 

 

 




 

Apparently it's down for a Season 5, so has some backing even though I've never seen it on NZ TV.


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  # 1939053 15-Jan-2018 13:48
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Jaxson:

 

freitasm:

 

Watched Jean-Claude Van Johnson's first two episodes and that was enough...

 

 

 

 

I've made it to the end of one, and I'm not sure I'm going around again.

 

 

 

 

You both got further than me... 6 minutes.


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  # 1939094 15-Jan-2018 14:25
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 Have stayed with this series, in the absence of Strike Back or an equivalent.

 

 

 

Strike Back is in the middle of  a new season , different actors but the show runner is the same person.





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  # 1939103 15-Jan-2018 14:35
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FineWine:

The End of the F***ing World - Netflix = 9/10


If you are into dark comedies then this is for you. I watched all 8 episodes over two nights. its witty, its beautiful, its weird, its a little naive, its R18. Its well written and filmed. The actors are great and portray their growing out of their teen angst naivety with professionalism really seen these days. If you read IMDb you will find that the critics are running out of superlatives.



Loved this series. Great soundtrack, that, alone, kept me going through the slow start.

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  # 1939123 15-Jan-2018 15:01
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vexxxboy:

 

Strike Back is in the middle of  a new season , different actors but the show runner is the same person.

 



OMG, runs off giggling and excited...

 

 

 

And then reads the reviews frown


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