Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | 93 | 94 | 95 | 96 | 97 | 98 | ... | 113
2942 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 672


  # 2066300 1-Aug-2018 13:43
Send private message quote this post

Series 2 of Marcella was particularly bleak. They sort of left it open for a series 3, but they would need to change everything a lot and I don't know if it would really work. The character pretty much self destructed.

Started (re) watching Arrested Development s4 (re-edited and re-released this year and retitled "Arrested Development - Fateful consequences") it seems better than the first version of s4. Better story flow. I think I worked out that Jason Bateman put me off Ozark. I think I had Michael Bluth in my head. Everyone else I know loves Ozark, but it didn't do much for me at the time.

The latest series of Humans was very good. It doesn't overdo the sci-fi, its more of a morality(humanity?) Story. Very well acted and written.




Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself - A. H. Weiler

6946 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 672

Trusted

  # 2066305 1-Aug-2018 13:52
Send private message quote this post

Just finished Altered Carbon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mix of Matrix, Highlander and Sherlock Holmes.  
Exciting at times, but at others too artsy.

I'm always guilty of getting excited about where I think a series/movie is going, and then being unrealistically disappointed when it doesn't end up going there.

Still, I'd put around 6.5/10


 
 
 
 


6946 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 672

Trusted

  # 2066307 1-Aug-2018 14:03
Send private message quote this post

scuwp:

 

May have mentioned it previously but just now finished Sense8 currently available on Netflix.   

 

 

 

 

Really excited that they made a final episode. This show went massive on a global scale, so the costs must have been huge. 

 

Netflix just cancelled it on a cliffhanger, but due to public global demand they did a longer one off to conclude it, rather than leave it forever unresolved.

 

 

 

A quick google suggests that episode may have come out now, Amor Vincit Omnia 8th June 2018, so I'll go and track that down.


538 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 119


  # 2066347 1-Aug-2018 14:50
Send private message quote this post

Season 1 - The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel - Amazon

 

Love the characters and the humor 8/10

 

 

 

Season 1 - The Man in the high castle - Amazon

 

Great setting, good actors and a high quality production 8/10


Stu

Hammered
5254 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1179

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2066749 2-Aug-2018 10:02
Send private message quote this post

Geektastic: Detectorists.

 

Thoroughly charming gentle comedy written by and starring Mackenzie Crook amongst others.

 

Enjoyed this. At least, series one and two. No series three on NZ Netflix! argh... Plan B





Keep calm, and carry on posting.

 

 

 

Click to see full size Click to see full size


BDFL - Memuneh
63909 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 14375

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2066752 2-Aug-2018 10:22
Send private message quote this post

Watched a few episodes of Detectorists but then got diverted to Elementary (catched up the last full season and now watching episodes weekly), plus A Very Secret Service Season 2 is now on Netflix - watched three episodes last night.





850 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 248

Subscriber

  # 2071729 11-Aug-2018 13:34
Send private message quote this post

The following series are now out on DVD but originally I believe were on Sky.

 

TUT - 6.5/10 - A miniseries (in 3 parts) concentrating on the youngest Pharaoh to rule Ancient Egypt. A bit soap-opera. Ben Kingsley is a bit disappointing.

 

Penny Dreadful - 8/10 - Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray (Timothy Dalton), American gunslinger Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett), scientist Victor Frankenstein (Harry Treadaway), and medium Vanessa Ives (Eva Green) unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London. Van Helsing, Dr. Jekyl and Dorian Grey also pop in. Plots lines include creatures from Egyptian Book of the Dead, vampires and few other nasties.

 

Only 27 episodes over 3 seasons were made. I'm half through season 1 and enjoying it so far.





iMac 27" (late 2013), Airport Time Capsule + Airport Express, iPhone7, iPad6, iPad Mini2

 

Panasonic Blu-ray PVR DMR-BWT835 + Panasonic Viera TH-L50E6Z, Chromecast Ultra


 
 
 
 


1214 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 162


  # 2071849 11-Aug-2018 18:17
Send private message quote this post

cooper's treasure s1e1 on discovery channel.

 

lost treasure, the bermuda triangle, family dramas, a load of bunkum

 

2/10

 

 


20440 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6267

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2076809 21-Aug-2018 13:59
Send private message quote this post

Rake - AU Season 5 Episode 1.

 

I love this show and am crushed it's the last season.

 

I am unsure what to make of this episode, but it usually takes some time to warm up.

 

I hpoe they don't ruin it with a stupid ending.

 

 


850 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 248

Subscriber

  # 2079390 26-Aug-2018 15:13
Send private message quote this post

The Originals - Netflix (IMDb) 8/10 A spin-off of "The Vampire Diaries" (which I have never watched) focuses on the original vampire family who return to New Orleans to reclaim the city they helped build that is now under the control of a diabolical vampire who was 'made' by them. Witches, Werewolf's and Hybrids are thrown in to complicate matters.

 

Great script with good acting. Joseph Morgan plays a really great psychotic villain protagonist. Though each separate episode does contain a separate story line, like the True Blood series (which is of the same genre & quality) it has the continuing underlying story. Good period sets. So far they have made five seasons including upto Aug 2018. Netflix has 1-4 seasons.

 

I am really enjoying this series and as I said it has the same quality feel as True Blood which I also very much enjoyed, except maybe the middle of the series, and I have on DVD. I hope this series does not suffer this middle of the series 'where do we go from here now' problem.





iMac 27" (late 2013), Airport Time Capsule + Airport Express, iPhone7, iPad6, iPad Mini2

 

Panasonic Blu-ray PVR DMR-BWT835 + Panasonic Viera TH-L50E6Z, Chromecast Ultra


3838 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1059

Subscriber

  # 2080724 29-Aug-2018 11:34
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

The Staircase - 13 episode documentary series on Netflix about the death of a woman who, her husband says, fell down the stairs in her house, and the trial (and aftermath) of her husband for her murder.

 

Absolutely fantastic and gripping stuff - we're up to episode nine, but we're ploughing through at the rate of a couple of episodes a night.

 

Most of the episodes are a number of years old, however three new episodes were commissioned when the series was purchased by Netflix (I think).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


BoJo for PMUK?
3583 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1206

Subscriber

  # 2080733 29-Aug-2018 11:49
Send private message quote this post

jonathan18:

 

The Staircase - 13 episode documentary series on Netflix about the death of a woman who, her husband says, fell down the stairs in her house, and the trial (and aftermath) of her husband for her murder.

 

Absolutely fantastic and gripping stuff - we're up to episode nine, but we're ploughing through at the rate of a couple of episodes a night.

 

Most of the episodes are a number of years old, however three new episodes were commissioned when the series was purchased by Netflix (I think).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agree - very good. The three final/additional episodes are already up and running on NF.


138 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  # 2080770 29-Aug-2018 13:10
Send private message quote this post

The Bodyguard S01E01 - good british drama


BoJo for PMUK?
3583 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1206

Subscriber

  # 2080818 29-Aug-2018 14:24
Send private message quote this post

burtz:

 

The Bodyguard S01E01 - good british drama

 

 

 

 

It's great when people recommend a show - but it would be better if they could just add where they saw it.


850 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 248

Subscriber

  # 2082222 1-Sep-2018 09:28
3 people support this post
Send private message quote this post

Ozark Season 2 has landed today on Netflix - hope this season is as good as the first





iMac 27" (late 2013), Airport Time Capsule + Airport Express, iPhone7, iPad6, iPad Mini2

 

Panasonic Blu-ray PVR DMR-BWT835 + Panasonic Viera TH-L50E6Z, Chromecast Ultra


1 | ... | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | 93 | 94 | 95 | 96 | 97 | 98 | ... | 113
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Huawei's scholarship programme showcases international business to Kiwi undergrads
Posted 22-Jul-2019 17:53


Spark Sport launches across a range of new devices
Posted 22-Jul-2019 13:19


Dunedin selects Telensa to deliver smart street lighting for 15,000 LEDs
Posted 18-Jul-2019 10:21


Sprint announces a connected wallet card with built-in IoT support
Posted 18-Jul-2019 08:36


Educational tool developed at Otago makes international launch
Posted 17-Jul-2019 21:57


Symantec introduces cloud access security solution
Posted 17-Jul-2019 21:48


New Zealand government unveils new digital service to make business easier
Posted 16-Jul-2019 17:35


Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement
Posted 13-Jul-2019 06:00


Hackers to be challenged at University of Waikato
Posted 12-Jul-2019 21:34


OPPO Reno Z now available in New Zealand
Posted 12-Jul-2019 21:28


Sony introduces WF-1000XM3 wireless headphones with noise cancellation
Posted 8-Jul-2019 16:56


Xero announces new smarter tools, push into the North American market
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:20


New report by Unisys shows New Zealanders want action by social platform companies and police to monitor social media sites
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:09


ASB adds Google Pay option to contactless payments
Posted 19-Jun-2019 17:05


New Zealand PC Market declines on the back of high channel inventory, IDC reports
Posted 18-Jun-2019 17:35



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.