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 | ... | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | 93 | 94 | 95 | 96 | 97 | 98 | 99 | ... | 129
402 posts

Ultimate Geek

Subscriber

  # 2082264 1-Sep-2018 11:25
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

Occupied on Netflix a Norwegian drama, with subtitles. Russia invades Norway on behalf of ECU to secure oil production as a green Norway was going to stop North sea production. Needless to say things don't go to smoothly. Gets 7.7/10 on IMDB, I'd give it a 8. Two seasons


BDFL - Memuneh
65331 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

 
 
 
 


612 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 2082462 1-Sep-2018 16:07
Send private message quote this post

freitasm:

Will get into Jack Ryan on Amazon Prime tonight...



Just finished the first episode, on to the next.

612 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 2082504 1-Sep-2018 17:32
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

throbb:
freitasm:

Will get into Jack Ryan on Amazon Prime tonight...



Just finished the first episode, on to the next.

It's good, really enjoying it.

3020 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 2082518 1-Sep-2018 18:07
Send private message quote this post

eracode:

 

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.

 

 

I reckon the song Michael Petersen chose for the final episode sums it up nicely.


5213 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 2082775 2-Sep-2018 14:48
Send private message quote this post

throbb:
throbb:
freitasm:

 

Will get into Jack Ryan on Amazon Prime tonight...

 



Just finished the first episode, on to the next.

It's good, really enjoying it.

 

 

 

Up to Ep 6 at the moment. Enjoying it but it's quite violent at times and with all the subtitle going on you have to watch and just can't listen.

 

Quite different from the movies.





Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


1837 posts

Uber Geek


  # 2082987 3-Sep-2018 08:11
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

Detectorists

 

A BBC comedy that is quite charming. About a couple of metal detector guys and their adventures.


 
 
 
 


4163 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  # 2082991 3-Sep-2018 08:21
Send private message quote this post

Just finished Sharp Objects on SoHo.
Well acted, but completely different from what I expected. Was expecting a murder mystery and it ended up being a psychological thriller.
7/10. Would have scored higher if it was slightly faster paced. A great glimpse at small town America.




Areas of Geek interest: Home Theatre, HTPC, Android Tablets & Phones, iProducts.

612 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 2082998 3-Sep-2018 08:40
Send private message quote this post

lchiu7:

 

throbb:
throbb:
freitasm:

 

Will get into Jack Ryan on Amazon Prime tonight...

 



Just finished the first episode, on to the next.

It's good, really enjoying it.

 

 

 

Up to Ep 6 at the moment. Enjoying it but it's quite violent at times and with all the subtitle going on you have to watch and just can't listen.

 

Quite different from the movies.

 

 

Really enjoyed it, as expected the terrorist plot was pretty far fetched, but with 8 episodes it gave plenty of time to actually show us the bad guys backgrounds.

 

Waiting for season 2 now for some Russian goodness.


BDFL - Memuneh
65331 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2083013 3-Sep-2018 09:06
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

lchiu7:

 

throbb:
throbb:
freitasm:

 

Will get into Jack Ryan on Amazon Prime tonight...

 



Just finished the first episode, on to the next.

 

It's good, really enjoying it.

 

Up to Ep 6 at the moment. Enjoying it but it's quite violent at times and with all the subtitle going on you have to watch and just can't listen.

 

Quite different from the movies.

 

 

Obviously adapted JR to modern days, seeing books are up to JR Jr now with only small JR appearances on the side.

 

Like the books, lots of "damn, we almost caught the bad guys" but doesn't feel as good as the book - books give you a lot to work through words creating the narrative, the environment and you imagine how things are playing up based on that - movies take you on a determined path. Reading seems a bit more enjoyable in this context.

 

The series is good. Not sure the main character has the right actor for the role.





3947 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2083034 3-Sep-2018 09:43
Send private message quote this post

Recently watched:

 

The Handmaid's Tale S02

 

The Expanse S03

 

OITNB S06

 

Archer S09

 

Strike (all 3 mini series)

 

Naked Attraction S01/S02

 

Currently Watching:

 

Colony S03

 

Killjoys S04

 

Better Call Saul S04

 

Watching Soonish:

 

Ozark S02

 

The Deuce S02

 

Young Sheldon S02

 

SEAL Team S02

 

The Man in the High Castle S03

 

 





Information wants to be free. The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.


1306 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  # 2083081 3-Sep-2018 11:01
Send private message quote this post

Just finished S01 of Marcella (Lightbox) which I'll be generous and give 5/10.

 

Also S05 OITNB (Netflix) was one of the weaker series to be honest but I'll give it the benefit of the doubt and would watch another series.

 

We're also watching Modern Family (Lightbox) from the start with our three kids. They love it and there has been quite a few LOL moments in each episode.

 

I'm waiting for all the Better Call Saul (Lightbox) episodes to arrive before starting that, so it will be Ozark (Netflix) S02 next for us.


2211 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  # 2083087 3-Sep-2018 11:12
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

Could we try to list the source when listing recomendations please...

21749 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2083871 4-Sep-2018 15:31
Send private message quote this post

Finished Jack Ryan. Was ok. I hope it improves. Was quite tense and some very scary concepts.

 

In the last ep, who was shot in the apartment with the silencer and why? (pm me so no spoilers).

 

 


3947 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2083877 4-Sep-2018 15:39
Send private message quote this post

afe66: Could we try to list the source when listing recomendations please...

 

Everything I watch comes from an RSS feed.. I can't really get more specific than that without risking a FUG violation lol

 

 





Information wants to be free. The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.


1 | ... | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | 93 | 94 | 95 | 96 | 97 | 98 | 99 | ... | 129
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 »

Ring launches indoor-only security camera
Posted 23-Jan-2020 17:26


New report findings will help schools implement the digital technologies curriculum content
Posted 23-Jan-2020 17:25


N4L to upgrade & support wireless internet inside schools
Posted 23-Jan-2020 17:22


Netflix releases 21 Studio Ghibli works
Posted 22-Jan-2020 11:42


Vodafone integrates eSIM into device and wearable roadmap
Posted 17-Jan-2020 09:45


Do you need this camera app? Group investigates privacy implications
Posted 16-Jan-2020 03:30


JBL launches headphones range designed for gaming
Posted 13-Jan-2020 09:59


Withings introduces ScanWatch wearable combining ECG and sleep apnea detection
Posted 9-Jan-2020 18:34


NZ Police releases public app
Posted 8-Jan-2020 11:43


Suunto 7 combine sports and smart features on new smartwatch generation
Posted 7-Jan-2020 16:06


Intel brings innovation with technology spanning the cloud, network, edge and PC
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:54


AMD announces high performance desktop and ultrathin laptop processors
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:42


AMD unveils four new desktop and mobile GPUs including AMD Radeon RX 5600
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:32


Consolidation in video streaming market with Spark selling Lightbox to Sky
Posted 19-Dec-2019 09:09


Intel introduces cryogenic control chip to enable quantum computers
Posted 10-Dec-2019 21:32



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.