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Netflix binge watching any suggestions?

Does anyone have good movie or series suggestions for Netflix?

by greatly appreciated reply 411Last Wednesday at 7:05 PM

Russian Doll

by greatly appreciated reply 102/16/2019

R1 thank you

by greatly appreciated reply 202/16/2019

Schitt's Creek.

by greatly appreciated reply 302/16/2019

Great British Baking Show

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Anyone else binging pen15? It’s two 30 year old comedians playing 13 year olds but the rest of the cast is actual 13 year old kids. It’s not as awkward as i thought it would be. Well the storylines are very awkward but the actresses being so much older somehow isn’t. It’s pretty funny.

by greatly appreciated reply 502/18/2019

Why, within five posts, does some asshole always have start listing shows not on Netflix in a Netflix recommendation thread? Every time. Start your own Hulu recommendation thread.

by greatly appreciated reply 602/18/2019

R6 I can’t start threads sorry :(

by greatly appreciated reply 702/18/2019

Cancel your subscription because there ain’t nothin to watch there anymore.

by greatly appreciated reply 802/18/2019

Netflicks suck.

by greatly appreciated reply 902/18/2019

Perfume is pretty good.

by greatly appreciated reply 1002/18/2019

R7, I'm just pissy about it because people start listing all kinds of shows on these threads that are anywhere but on Netflix and it kind of defeats the purpose.

by greatly appreciated reply 1102/18/2019

"Perfume" is very good. Seconded.

I'm about to start bingeing S2 of "The Break", a Belgian crime noir drama. The first season was very good.

"Sex Education" is great and I generally dislike shows about teenagers.

by greatly appreciated reply 1202/18/2019

Grace and Frankie and Kimmy Schmidt are both good for something lighthearted.

I've found a lot of shows people tend to recommend are either too dark or a superhero show.

by greatly appreciated reply 1302/18/2019

I watched the four episodes of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat after hearing the chef interviewed on NPR. I recommend highly.

by greatly appreciated reply 1402/18/2019

Russian Doll You

by greatly appreciated reply 1502/18/2019

The Umbrella Academy is just out and it's dark and quirky. Just started watching Larry Charles Dangerous World Of Comedy which is, oddly, not really funny but enlightening. Warning about images of real violence; including decapitation and shootings. Happy Valley is a great British cop show with terrific performances. So, yeah, it's all good but pretty dark.

If you want upbeat, Schitt's Creek is a ray of sunshine.

by greatly appreciated reply 1602/18/2019

My 90 year old dad just watches the first thing advertised. He loves Netflix.

by greatly appreciated reply 1702/18/2019

If you like well crafted storylines, go for Travelers. Three seasons that are damn well written.

by greatly appreciated reply 1802/18/2019

You

Friends from College

by greatly appreciated reply 1902/18/2019

Umbrella Academy is pretty good. Kingdom was an unexpected delight. Just stick with it.

by greatly appreciated reply 2002/18/2019

[quote]If you like well crafted storylines, go for Travelers.

I just wish it didn't have McCormack in it. I love everything about the concept of that show but I can't stand him.

by greatly appreciated reply 2102/18/2019

You

Wanted

Godless

Comedians around the world

by greatly appreciated reply 2202/18/2019

Marie Kondo, of course. If you are going to put in the time required to binge watch, at least make yourself current with what people are discussing.

by greatly appreciated reply 2302/18/2019

You is excellent.

I’m halfway through Dirty John and liking it.

Ozark is next and looks good.

Also, I never watched Homeland so am loving the Damian Lewis seasons.

by greatly appreciated reply 2402/18/2019

The Crown

by greatly appreciated reply 2502/18/2019

[italic]Elite [/italic]

It's like a Spanish [italic]Riverdale[/italic] with several gay characters/storylines. Watch it in its original Spanish language with subtitles. (The English dubbing isn't great.)

And I second - or third - the recommendations for [italic]You[/italic] and [italic]Russian Doll[/italic].

by greatly appreciated reply 2602/18/2019

[quote]Marie Kondo, of course. If you are going to put in the time required to binge watch, at least make yourself current with what people are discussing.

How tiresome. Do the opposite of this and tell us good things you've discovered that aren't being talked about endlessly or that are older that people might have missed.

by greatly appreciated reply 2702/18/2019

Instant Hotel

Kath and Kim

by greatly appreciated reply 2802/18/2019

Have made it through five episodes of The Umbrella Academy and I am enjoying it, even though I'm not a comic book movie guy.

by greatly appreciated reply 2902/20/2019

London Spy is back on again. Still mesmerizing.

and Lovesick

by greatly appreciated reply 3002/20/2019

Fired Netflix and never looked back.

by greatly appreciated reply 3102/20/2019

The Kominsky Method

by greatly appreciated reply 3202/20/2019

Watched all 10 eps of Umbrella academy this past weekend.

by greatly appreciated reply 3302/20/2019

Started watching You, only three episodes in, but it’s pretty good.

by greatly appreciated reply 3402/20/2019

Don't be such a quitter Joseph @ R34 .

by greatly appreciated reply 3502/20/2019

Gomorrah. It's the best tv series I've ever seen. It's Italian.

by greatly appreciated reply 3602/20/2019

Club de Cuervos is fantastic. It took a couple of episodes to get into it. There’s nudity with beautiful men. Normally a sports story wouldn’t interest me, but this is so much more.

by greatly appreciated reply 3702/20/2019

Designated Survivor is a good series so far.

by greatly appreciated reply 3802/20/2019

Don't know your tastes OP, but here's some stuff I enjoyed:

The OA

If you can laugh at bad movies, Mystery Science Theatre 3000

If you're into animation, The Dragon Prince or Hilda

The Good Place

The Strange Calls

Maniac

Requiem

Murder Mountain

Wild Wild Country

The Office

Wentworth

House of Cards (The older British version)

by greatly appreciated reply 3902/20/2019

[quote] Marie Kondo, of course. If you are going to put in the time required to binge watch, at least make yourself current with what people are discussing.

I decided you do not spark joy, r23, so I'm blocking you.

by greatly appreciated reply 4002/20/2019

Schitt's Creek is the first show I've ever binged. I am besotted.

by greatly appreciated reply 4102/20/2019

This thread is a testament to the crap selection on Netflix. For every Ozark, there are 600 bombs.

by greatly appreciated reply 4202/20/2019

R17 he just takes in sights and sounds, that is all.

by greatly appreciated reply 4302/21/2019

Great news, if you want a breezy comedy.

by greatly appreciated reply 4402/24/2019

I enjoyed Russian Doll.

by greatly appreciated reply 4502/24/2019

Not a Netflix show but it is on Netflix in the U.K. at the moment so perhaps other countries too - Line of Duty. One of the best police procedurals ever.

by greatly appreciated reply 4602/25/2019

Line of Duty is available on Hulu in the states. Great show!

by greatly appreciated reply 4702/25/2019

r41 - Schitt's Creek is fucking gold. I cannot decide if I am the son or the mother. Catherine O'Hara is fucking brilliant.

by greatly appreciated reply 4802/25/2019

Bojack Horseman.

by greatly appreciated reply 4902/25/2019

Love Schitt's Creek. Russian Doll very good also.

by greatly appreciated reply 5002/25/2019

I’m up for shitts Creek.

by greatly appreciated reply 5102/25/2019

Whoops Schitt’s Creek

by greatly appreciated reply 5202/25/2019

Flowers starring Oscar winner Olivia Colman.

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by greatly appreciated reply 5302/25/2019

I would have said Umbrella Academy, but then watched the last 2 episodes last night and the whole thing fizzled put without resolving anything.

Looks like that show is taking the Lost/Heroes route. Strong start and engaging concept, but lots of convoluted loose ends that don't get resolved.

Also, the overuse of music gets really tedious and intrusive; it often feels like they're just using it to pad episode time, and the time travel stuff doesn't make a lot of sense.

Avoid.

by greatly appreciated reply 5402/25/2019

Netflix is picking up season 3 of Designated Survivor.

by greatly appreciated reply 5502/25/2019

Suburra - Blood on Rome

Very soap operish Italian crime story. One of the 3 lead gangters is gay, but the relationship between them all screams homoerotic.

by greatly appreciated reply 5602/25/2019

The Umbrella Academy

The Punisher

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Grace and Frankie

by greatly appreciated reply 5702/25/2019

Kingdom, GOT-like series set in South Korea. The crowned Prince fights for the throne amidst a strange epidemic that turns people into zombies. Sounds corny but it has really good script, production and acting.

by greatly appreciated reply 5802/28/2019

Das Boot is great. 8 episodes. 90% male cast, young and in uniform. What's not to like?

by greatly appreciated reply 5902/28/2019

Russian Doll Schitt's Creek You

by greatly appreciated reply 6002/28/2019

Derry Girls Baby

by greatly appreciated reply 6102/28/2019

After I finished "Umbrella Academy" (which I enjoyed) I began the Spanish series that some claim was ripped off by "Timeless".

Some similarities between the two shows and enough differences to make it interesting. A Spanish government bureaucracy with field offices scattered throughout Spanish history. I have to hit pause a time or two each episode to look up some person or event referenced in the dialogue.

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by greatly appreciated reply 6202/28/2019

Wanted

Crashing

Rake

by greatly appreciated reply 6303/01/2019

R54 I heard a rumor... that you watched the whole series and ended up loving it.

by greatly appreciated reply 6403/01/2019

I second the recommendation of "Kingdom," the six-part Korean zombie series. It's got a brooding, spoiled anti-hero, a dainty-but-evil villainess, and beautiful costumes and cinematography. The horror/action sequences have a lot of wit and athletic flair.

by greatly appreciated reply 6503/01/2019

Any new gay or lesbian shows or movies that are any good?

by greatly appreciated reply 6603/01/2019

R53, I just started watching FLOWERS. Completely bonkers. Superbly written and acted. Clever and funny as hell.

by greatly appreciated reply 6703/02/2019

Loved Flowers, r67 - and the creator/writer Will Sharpe, who plays the Japanese illustrator, is really cute. Surprisingly moving at times too.

by greatly appreciated reply 6803/03/2019

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries.

There's just something about the chemistry of the characters that I found entertaining.

by greatly appreciated reply 6903/03/2019

i like spy thriller genres. any suggestions?

Just watched Counterpart season 1 and 2. it was on starz.

by greatly appreciated reply 7003/04/2019

Any shows with lots of male nudity

I’m boycotting YOU until Badgley shows ass

by greatly appreciated reply 7103/04/2019

Some good espionage thrillers

London Spy

Dogs of Berlin

Collateral

Mossad 101

by greatly appreciated reply 7203/04/2019

Didn’t like Flowers. It just missed the mark for me. Having trouble finding anything riveting to binge on Netflix right now. :(

by greatly appreciated reply 7303/04/2019

Watching Million Pound Menu. It’s a solid B.

by greatly appreciated reply 7403/04/2019

Unauthorized Living Suburra: Blood on Rome The Umbrella Academy

by greatly appreciated reply 7503/04/2019

Disenchantment

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Brickleberry

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by greatly appreciated reply 7703/04/2019

Norsemen

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by greatly appreciated reply 7803/04/2019

"After Life" is superb. And I've never liked anything Ricky Gervais has done before. This is brilliant. And it has Dame Penelope Wilton.

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by greatly appreciated reply 7903/28/2019

Loved After Life as well Murder Mountain Happy Valley

by greatly appreciated reply 8003/28/2019

I'm hooked on Land Girls, although the first season was superior to the second.

by greatly appreciated reply 8103/28/2019

The OA, especially the new second season which is far more intriguing than the first. Sometimes it feels like a David Lynch movie, beautifully strange.

by greatly appreciated reply 8203/28/2019

[quote] i like spy thriller genres. any suggestions?

"Secret City", an Australian show with Anna Torv and Jackie Weaver, currently on its second season.

by greatly appreciated reply 8303/28/2019

Doesn't it seem like the gay and, especially, lesbian offerings on Netflix are drying up a little? Not a lot of new content and the stuff that they do have has been on there for years.

by greatly appreciated reply 8403/28/2019

Well...

by greatly appreciated reply 8503/29/2019

After Life is wonderful. Just watched all episodes last night and it went by way to quick. Can’t wait for the next season! Santa Clarita Diet is a favorite also.

by greatly appreciated reply 8604/02/2019

I just watched Hanna, very good.

by greatly appreciated reply 8704/02/2019

This is a tightly plotted six part Spanish thriller. Watch it in English (it's actually in Galician, a Spanish regional dialect that is close to Portuguese).

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by greatly appreciated reply 8804/02/2019

Is Mindhunter any good?

by greatly appreciated reply 8904/02/2019

Mindhunter and Wentworth are A+

by greatly appreciated reply 9004/02/2019

Another bite for After Life, and I really fucking hate Ricky Gervais.

by greatly appreciated reply 9104/02/2019

R84 yes I thought they had more gay content a few years back, some laughably bad but hey.

by greatly appreciated reply 9204/02/2019

I marathoned “Great News” over the weekend. It was somehow much more entertaining than during its original run on NBC.

by greatly appreciated reply 9304/02/2019

I wonder why they can't even get the rights to show all the crappy, lower to mid-budget gay and lesbian films? I've also noticed that Roku doesn't have much gay content but sure has a ton of Christian shit, and that's on their own channel not just the horrible self-made channels. Is Netflix a conservative company? Do we know?

by greatly appreciated reply 9404/02/2019

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell

by greatly appreciated reply 9504/02/2019

The Kingdom. Think Korean Game of Thrones. English subtitles.

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by greatly appreciated reply 9604/02/2019

Same Sky - it’s an English scripted, German series about an East German “Romeo Spy” in the 1970s who heads in West Berlin to seduce information out of a secretary working for the Americans and the 2 families affected. Starring Sofia Helin from Broen and pocket and pocket German hottie Tom Schilling.

by greatly appreciated reply 9704/18/2019

Anyone watch “Black Summer”? Not perfect by any means but a lot of fun for the most part.

by greatly appreciated reply 9804/18/2019

A little late to the party, but "Babylon Berlin". Totally addictive.

by greatly appreciated reply 9904/18/2019

Happy Valley is brilliant. I liked Hannah the movie with Blanchett and Saoirse Ronan. What’s the series like? I want some lesbian content . C’mon Netflix.

by greatly appreciated reply 10004/25/2019

Lunatics

by greatly appreciated reply 10104/25/2019

Not awake enough apparently because I read the following post as an emphatic poem or LinkedIn-style, line-breaks post:

You

Wanted

Godless

Comedians around the world

by greatly appreciated reply 10204/25/2019

Black Summer is worth a watch. The "chapter" title graphics are a bit annoying after a while, but the story is decent (as well as the acting).

by greatly appreciated reply 10304/25/2019

R97, that sounds good! It’s not on Netflix, but Sundance had a fantastic series with a similar premise - East/West Berlin spies. “Deutschland ‘83”

And a follow-up “Deutschland ‘86”

by greatly appreciated reply 10404/25/2019

What's up with Netflix and the dearth of gay/lesbian content? It's been the same list of shows and movies for years now with the very occasional new addition. There are a billion small studios making gay/lesbian movies and there is tons of little seen gay/lesbian content all over the place that they could buy and show. They've seemingly bought every single piece of crap movie and show ever produced in Thailand, Korea, and India judging by the list of recently added content. And, they seem to buy every trans show or movie they can find out there. Why not do the same with gay/lesbian content?

by greatly appreciated reply 10504/26/2019

Criminal Minds

by greatly appreciated reply 10604/26/2019

Dark, Season 2 - June 21

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R86, Santa Clarita Diet just got cancelled.

by greatly appreciated reply 10804/26/2019

Who are you delicate fraus bashing Ricky Gervais?

Yeah he can come off like a pompous twat at times, but the original Office, Extras, and Idiot Abroad are all bloody brilliant.

But a maudlin, frau-y show about a widower has you all raving.

Weird.

by greatly appreciated reply 10904/27/2019

RUSSIAN DOLL, does it have a premise? You know, the way Groundhog Day has the premise of a man needing to learn how to love?

I am three episodes in and the writing is starting to feel mechanical - things happen, because it's the only way to force the story forward.

The directing is serviceable.

by greatly appreciated reply 11004/27/2019

Black Mirror (TV Series)

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The best show I ever watched on Netflix was Master of None. I love Aziz Ansari!!

by greatly appreciated reply 11204/27/2019

R99 Agreed. I’m obsessed with Berlin history and loved it. That first nightclub scene with the Marlene Dietrich/Anita Berber singer? Unforgettable. I’ve watched at least eight or nine times.

by greatly appreciated reply 11304/29/2019

Yes it does R110 but it's wafer thin and unfortunately not worth the time in the end. I'd bail now. It doesn't get any better.

by greatly appreciated reply 11404/29/2019

I got obsessed with the song from that scene "Zu Asche, Zu Staub", sung by the Lithuanian actress Severija who plays the "Countesss" on the show. It's on all the usual places: Spotify, iTunes, etc and was, apparently, a hit in Germany and got remixed for club play.

by greatly appreciated reply 11504/29/2019

I watched The Imposters over the weekend. It was fun.

by greatly appreciated reply 11604/29/2019

Dancing Queens!!

by greatly appreciated reply 11704/29/2019

I hope there’s a Season 2 of Dancing Queens.

by greatly appreciated reply 11804/29/2019

[quotte] What's up with Netflix and the dearth of gay/lesbian content? It's been the same list of shows and movies for years

What do you recommend from their current lineup?

by greatly appreciated reply 11904/29/2019

R119, I just went and checked out what's currently available and, damn, it's worse than ever and 50% of it is trans stuff. There's almost nothing for lesbians at all. A couple of good things:

Gay -

Tab Hunter Confidential

Other People

God's Own Country

Holding the Man

Lesbian -

Carol

Princess Cyd

by greatly appreciated reply 12004/29/2019

I love Black Mirror. You was pretty good. The assassination of Gianni Versace. Ozark is good, but pretty dark. For a good laugh Arrested Development. Just started watching Chambers with Uma Thurman. Seems kinda creepy.

by greatly appreciated reply 12104/29/2019

R121 reminds me that the San Junipero episode of Black Mirror is the best lesbian thing currently on Netflix, R119.

by greatly appreciated reply 12204/29/2019

I checked out Holding the Man without knowing much about it and I loved it. I won't say much except that it's a true story based on a memoir of a relationship that started in high school and lasted many years. Highly recommended, it stayed with me for days afterwards...

by greatly appreciated reply 12304/29/2019

Hanna the series is good. Joel Kilerman or however you spell his name is in it. His acting was better than I expected.

by greatly appreciated reply 12404/29/2019

Has anyone seen HUGE IN FRANCE with Gad Elmaleh? It looks funny.

by greatly appreciated reply 12504/29/2019

Thank you r120

by greatly appreciated reply 12604/29/2019

I started watching Huge in France. It is okay, some parts are funny but it's mostly dull.. The character in the US are obnoxious and the son he is trying to connect with sure pings loudly.

by greatly appreciated reply 12704/29/2019

R119 This is fixed copy-paste from a previous Netflix recommendations DL thread:

Non-English language (watch it in original language with English subtitles - it pays off) with gay characters:

1. Dogs of Berlin (German series): mafia (drugs & bets) + football players + neo-Nazis + Turks + cops with agenda. One of two leads (cops) is gay in LTR. 2. Nothing to Hide (French film): no spoilers, just trust me 3. Eyewitness (Norwegian series): two gay teenagers witness a massacre 4. Elite (Spanish): there is a dedicated DL thread 5. House of Flowers (Mexican?): a comedy, crazy family, the son is gay/bi 5. Borderliner (Norwegian) - the lead (investigator) is gay

English language, with gay characters or themes:

1. The Principal 2. Deep Water 3. Crashing 4. Eastsiders (Internet startup, gets much better in later seasons)

by greatly appreciated reply 12804/29/2019

Thank you r128

by greatly appreciated reply 12904/30/2019

Started watching Chambers. I like it so far. Slow building ghost(?) story.

by greatly appreciated reply 13004/30/2019

Chewing Gum is hysterical.

by greatly appreciated reply 13104/30/2019

R128, I couldn’t find Eyewitness on Netflix. Maybe it’s on the UK version and not the US one?

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Sometimes Netflix removes the shows from its roster, e.g. if the negotiated rights switch over to Apple/iTunes or Amazon Prime. Eyewitness was on Canadian Netflix last year.

by greatly appreciated reply 13304/30/2019

The gay movie about two “straight” pro athletes was pretty good. One was black and one was white, but I can’t remember the name.

by greatly appreciated reply 13404/30/2019

I love Dancing Queens too!!! Those fraus who take those talentless turd daughters of theirs so seriously crack me up!

by greatly appreciated reply 13504/30/2019

Lucifer. Netflix picked it up and new episodes start in May.

by greatly appreciated reply 13604/30/2019

R127 the son sure did ping! I hope it gets a second series.

by greatly appreciated reply 13704/30/2019

The son in Dancing Queens also pings to me.....wonder if he’ll turn out to be a homo. He’s adorable.

by greatly appreciated reply 13804/30/2019

I just started Made in Heaven. Not Netflix but Amazon. It is a lot of fun.

by greatly appreciated reply 13904/30/2019

I loved Made in Heaven. Really entertaining and addictive. The male lead is a gay.

by greatly appreciated reply 14004/30/2019

Any good German language shows or movies apart from Deutschland 83 etc?

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R141 These two movies come to mind:

1) Freier Fall (Free Fall) from 2013: "A soon-to-be-father policeman falls for a gay fellow officer and his life starts falling apart."

2) Die Mitte der Welt (Center of My World) with super cute Louis Hofmann as gay teenager first time in love.

by greatly appreciated reply 14204/30/2019

Thanks, r107. I loved season 1 of Dark.

Speaking of which, R141, Dark is a German language show. It's excellent. Also, seconding Free Fall and Center of My World. Loved both those movies.

by greatly appreciated reply 14304/30/2019

Dark season 2 is coming June 21st R143.

German shows that I loved, both on Netflix:

1) Dogs of Berlin (see R128)

2) Babylon Berlin

by greatly appreciated reply 14404/30/2019

I LOVE Dark! It’s often compared to Stranger Things and Twin Peaks but it’s far superior to both IMO.

I can’t wait for season 2 to start.

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Mindhunter Season 2 Set for August

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Here are the Netflix codes to access everything on Netflix

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by greatly appreciated reply 14705/08/2019

“Rectify” it moves a little slow but it nails it in many areas of society and humanity. The main character is amazing.

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I enjoyed this series while I wasn’t working.

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by greatly appreciated reply 14905/08/2019

Anything with subtitles because Netflix USA is trash. I honestly stick with Killing Eve for TV.

by greatly appreciated reply 15005/08/2019

I'm a little late to the party, but I am finally watching the assassination of Gianni Versace, and it is engrossing

by greatly appreciated reply 15105/08/2019

"Marcella" with Anna Friel and Jamie Bamber is very good. There are two seasons so far.

by greatly appreciated reply 15205/08/2019

After Life is fantastic. Gets better with each episode and I've never been a Gervais fan til now.

by greatly appreciated reply 15305/08/2019

I Think You Should Leave

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The Sopranos; Justified; The Riches; Magic City; Dirty Sexy Money; Swing Town

by greatly appreciated reply 15505/08/2019

After Life is definitely great. Russian Doll was disappointing.

by greatly appreciated reply 15605/08/2019

[quote]I watched The Imposters over the weekend. It was fun.

Thanks for the post.

Agree. Watched the first season and just started the second. Too bad it was cancelled after only two seasons.

by greatly appreciated reply 15705/11/2019

Thanks, R72, I liked London Spy and Mossad, so I'll check out the other 2.

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Deep State (spy thriller) starring Mark Strong is good too. it's not on Netflix tho...

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Great Escapers. Mostly Brits starting over in France or Spain. Some of the businesses are hilarious but some intriguing. It is amazing what you can buy there.

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Gomorrah (the series), especially season 1, which is a triumph.

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Lucifer is fun now that they show Tom's naked ass as much as possible.

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The Frankenstein Chronicles.

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I got so excited thinking that Swing Town was on Netflix.

But it is not.

by greatly appreciated reply 16506/01/2019

Cabaret is now available on Netflix. A nice surprise.

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I don't see Cabaret on Netflix.

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Big Mouth. I can’t recommend it strongly enough. Twisted and hilarious and sometimes painfully real.

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Real(L)ove- a trashy dating show on acid. Entertaining as hell!

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What/If Imposters

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Gomorrah. I do not understand why this show hasn't caught on in the US.

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Cabaret is on Netflix in the US. Depends where you live. I notice some countries have certain shows that are not on Netflix/ US and vice versa.

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Cabaret started streaming today in the US.

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R170 I don't know how I felt about What/If . I felt something... it was interesting but at the same time some of the acting became forced and horrible (looking at you Todd ) .

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Dead to Me

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If someone sees this, why do posts get lines through them and then labeled as "troll". Because the posts above that have this seem harmless. Just curious.

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This harmless post was written by someone you blocked or whose post you blocked in another thread.

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I second Dead to Me. I think this show is going to win some awards.

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[r178] Hmph. Interesting. I've never blocked anyone. I'm not a registered user so have no ability to block anyone (that I'm aware of) and have cleared my browser history many times of cookies and cache data. Oh well, whatevs.

Thanks for the response, tho.

by greatly appreciated reply 18006/02/2019

Dead to Me will be ignored at awards time. Too many other shows which have a higher profile along with great reviews.

by greatly appreciated reply 18106/02/2019

If you have Amazon's Prime Video:

Made in Heaven

Good Omens - David Tennant is in this one, very funny

Fleabag

The Expanse

by greatly appreciated reply 18206/02/2019

Loved Good Omens. Just like the book.

by greatly appreciated reply 18306/04/2019

Check out “What If” on Netflix. Yes Renée Zellweger looks like Martha Stewart with the bad Wig and plastic surgery but it’s still good

by greatly appreciated reply 18406/04/2019

I tried Good Omens (available for free streaming with subs for those who can't understand Tennant's Scots). Promising start, but no staying power, gave it away after 36 min. I guess the devil truly is in the detail.

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Julia and Julia the movie about Julia Child is really good if you pay attention to the details.

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What/If needed to end after like episode 6. Shit dragged on. Was kind of fun though. Renee Zellweger's character was fun to watch. I mean, she is an Academy Award winner after all. If you like it campy and over the top, you'll love her. I thought she looked pretty hot...and her plastic surgery seems to have calmed down a bit.

by greatly appreciated reply 18706/04/2019

r185 Yeah, I watched three episodes with one eye and still couldn't finish it. It's very CLEVER (i.e. it knows it's clever) but also very overstuffed.

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r180 That poster was incorrect and your intuition was correct. The red-tagged troll misbehaved in some other thread (probably more than one), got punished, and now all of his posts on this site look like that. It's got nothing to do with you blocking anyone as we all see the same thing.

by greatly appreciated reply 18906/04/2019

[quote] If someone sees this, why do posts get lines through them and then labeled as "troll". Because the posts above that have this seem harmless. Just curious.

[quote] This harmless post was written by someone you blocked or whose post you blocked in another thread.

That is incorrect. When a poster gets flagged often enough for his not-so-harmless comments the moderator entity named Muriel takes notice and gives the poster the red-tagged troll treatment and all of his comments, harmless or not, will be be red-tagged.

When you block someone his comments no longer show up - in your browser - in any thread he posts (for example, you may see a thread's comment #245 and the next you see is #247 since #246 was made by the poster you decided to block / set on ignore. Others who didn't block the poster can still see and read #246).

by greatly appreciated reply 19006/04/2019

Russian Doll The Crown Flowers Bodyguard Black Mirror

Very much looking forward to Tales of the CIty, starting on Friday, June 7th!!!

by greatly appreciated reply 19106/04/2019

Does anyone know if you need to have seen the original Tales from the City or read the book to get the new one or is it pretty much a standalone?

by greatly appreciated reply 19206/04/2019

It’s pretty much a standalon. But damn, what a disappointment. It’s very badly written.

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r192 No, I went in blank and I enjoyed it. The writing is fine, it's the pacing that's unusual. It's all so one-note all the way through.

by greatly appreciated reply 19406/12/2019

"Dead to Me" with Christina Applegate. Probably the best work she's done. It's part comedy, part drama, part mystery, and very addictive.

by greatly appreciated reply 19506/12/2019

The Highwaymen -- about the ambush of Bonnie and Clyde from the posse's perspective. Reminiscent of '90s period films (lush score/cinematography/costumes). Great acting from Costner, Harrelson, and Kathy Bates. Highly recommended!

by greatly appreciated reply 19606/12/2019

I loved F is for Family a truly raunchy and hilarious look at the 70s and they got a lot right. The 3 seasons play like one beautifully written graphic novel. It is tasteless but touching at the same time.

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Sex Education

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Yet another vote for Dead to Me. Looking forward to the second season. Dirty John also, though not sure if it is still available on On Demand. Bravo is doing a marathon on the 15th.

by greatly appreciated reply 19906/12/2019

Big Mouth is hilarious.

by greatly appreciated reply 20006/12/2019

Does The Order get better? Started watching because the guys are hot but the first episode was confusing and kind of meh

by greatly appreciated reply 20106/12/2019

Finished Society in 2 days. Ends on a major cliffhanger though.

by greatly appreciated reply 20206/12/2019

Started watching Documentary Now! which sends up famous docs. Short seasons with 30 min. episodes so very manageable. The first episode, a funny take on Grey Gardens, and the season 3 episode about a failed Broadway cast recording are standouts. The work that went into scoring that one alone! First 2 seasons mostly feature creators Bill Hader and Fred Armisen, the latter of whom I know a lot of DL is annoyed by, but Hader makes up for it. Then season 3 has some pretty high profile guest performances.

by greatly appreciated reply 20306/12/2019

Tales of the City reminded me of Melrose Place. Average.

Getting tired of seeing Ellen Page play the brooding young girl searching for answers.....she's over 30 and needs to slap out of it.

by greatly appreciated reply 20406/12/2019

OK gave The Order another chance and it appears to suck just like post season 2 Teen Wolf sucked. Exposition dump after exposition dump and weird things happening for no apparent reason.

by greatly appreciated reply 20506/13/2019

^^ And it takes its premise way too seriously. What a snoozefest.

by greatly appreciated reply 20606/13/2019

The DL never fails to be amazing at series recommendations. Thanks guys. Gonna put after life, Chambers dead to me on my list.

by greatly appreciated reply 20706/13/2019

Chambers *and Dead To Me

by greatly appreciated reply 20806/13/2019

I liked the movie 50/50.

by greatly appreciated reply 20906/13/2019

Imposters is a lot of fun. Total escapist nonsense, great characters and a couple of hot guys and hotter girls.

by greatly appreciated reply 21006/13/2019

If you want to binge watch, OP, then you want Midsomer Murders. Netflix has 19 seasons. 19! The bingiest binge you ever binged.

by greatly appreciated reply 21106/13/2019

Timeless is good if you want to turn your brain off and have fun.

by greatly appreciated reply 21206/14/2019

The Office seasons 1-3 are the best.

by greatly appreciated reply 21306/14/2019

High Seas - A drama from Spain set in an Ocean Liner, post WW2, sailing from Europe to Brazil. It stars Jon Kortajarena (Luke Evan's ex) as the handsome and dashing ship's captain who falls for a beautiful socialite as they both solve the murder/mysteries aboard ship. I found it entertaining and enjoyable, it reminds of those old 1930 movies.

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[quote] It stars Jon Kortajarena (Luke Evan's ex) as the handsome and dashing ship's captain who falls for a beautiful socialite

A male socialite?

by greatly appreciated reply 21506/23/2019

No, female.

It's a gorgeous series to look at if you want a mindless escape.

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Charité at War, about the Berlin clinic during WWII. I found the first series interesting but not terribly involving. This series, with a mix of real people and composites or completely fictional, is fascinating. It is truly amazing how Germans faces the past in a way that no other aggressor of the 20th century does. There are plenty of Nazis to be sure, but there are a surprising amount of sympathetic characters which might be odd to consider. It's six one-hour episodes, in German, and I watched it in two viewings. Excellent on all counts.

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by greatly appreciated reply 21706/23/2019

Netflix has large number of episodes of "Republic of Doyle." It's a typical detective show with a good deal more humor than most. Set in St. John's, Newfoundland, the scenery is good. And fresh. Each episode is only 45 minutes long, so it passes quickly.

The leading man, Allan Hawco, gets naked, or at least shirtless, in almost every episode, so there is that.

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by greatly appreciated reply 21806/23/2019

Anyone watched Bandersnatch? It's the Black Mirror choice-driven movie. It's not bad, and definitely inventive. I just wasn't in the mood to be that involved when I watched it.

by greatly appreciated reply 21906/23/2019

There's a gay couple in The 100 now, OP.

There are also many episodes to binge.

by greatly appreciated reply 22006/23/2019

I thought gays were boycotting The 100 because of the Bury Our Gays trope in one of the earlier seasons when they killed off the lesbian after they finally got together. It started a huge backlash that reached beyond the show.

by greatly appreciated reply 22106/23/2019

OP watch THE DIRT movie biopic (about Motley Crue) then come back here and bitch avec nous about how terrible it is.

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by greatly appreciated reply 22206/24/2019

R217 Excellent recommendation on Charite at War ... Binged 4 episodes tonight ...really engrossing ... but seems a bit light on the Nazis ...

by greatly appreciated reply 22307/05/2019

Typewriter. Really good Indian series about a haunted typewriter.

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by greatly appreciated reply 22409/09/2019

Any new suggestions?

by greatly appreciated reply 22512/27/2019

r224 IDK why but your description made me laugh a bit. Sounds like something I wouldn't want to see, but at the same time intrigued.

by greatly appreciated reply 22612/27/2019

Check it out R226.

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[quote] I thought gays were boycotting The 100

I didn't get that particular memo.

But you may find "the gays" to be a less homogeneous and tractable group than you think they are. I rarely boycott what I am told "the gays" must boycott--I've really only boycotted Chick-Fil-A (I wouldn't even boycott Target).

by greatly appreciated reply 22812/27/2019

You, Ozark, Mindhunter, Lost in Space.

by greatly appreciated reply 22912/27/2019

If you're insomniac.. The Witcher

by greatly appreciated reply 23012/27/2019

I caught the premiere of the second season of Lost in Space -And ended up binge-watching the entire season in one sitting. The production quality is lightyears (no pun intended) better than other Netflix originals. The effects and visuals are amazing, the acting is great, and there is plenty of eye candy. (Who knew Maggie Smith would have such a smoking-hot son??)

The next day I watched the opening of Ozark and have to say it was dreadful in every way. Laura Linney was wasted in a totally unsympathetic role. The sound was muffled and unbalanced, like it was filmed on an iPhone. No interest at all in watching any more episodes.

by greatly appreciated reply 23112/27/2019

Don’t fuck with cats

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[quote]Don’t fuck with cats

I may watch that, how many episodes does it have?

by greatly appreciated reply 23312/27/2019

Don’t F with Cats is just a little bizarre but frightening to think someone was that deranged to plan ahead and try to cover his tracks.

by greatly appreciated reply 23412/28/2019

El Club has a gay storyline.

by greatly appreciated reply 23512/28/2019

Don't f with cats. Is actually pretty good. I had fast forward a bit on the cat stuff. I can't watch that. It was cool to see the internet people go after him. I admire people that don't give up. They weren't going to let that piece of shit get away.

by greatly appreciated reply 23612/28/2019

R219 I watched a bit of Bandersnatch. Maybe I should get back to it after I've run through the Black Mirror series? Those are very good. Charlie Brooker has an inventive mind.

by greatly appreciated reply 23703/30/2020

Tiger King. Amazing. Bizarre. Disturbing. Shocking. Hilarious. It has it all.

by greatly appreciated reply 23803/31/2020

Kim's Convenience. It's a Canadian sitcom about two Korean immigrants who run a convenience store and their Canadian-born children. As sitcoms go it's extremely well-crafted and funny. Even if it doesn't sound like your cup of tea you might want to watch the first episode, "Gay Discount".

People here was raving about You so I tried it. A creepy stalker movie stretched out into a series. Tedious and awful.

by greatly appreciated reply 23910/02/2020

Another vote for Ozark.

by greatly appreciated reply 24010/02/2020

If you like BritComs, W1A is terrific.

by greatly appreciated reply 24110/02/2020

I've been at a loss as to what to watch on Netflix for about a month now. I'm watching Dark but geez. Not sure I can actually make it through the final season.

by greatly appreciated reply 24210/02/2020

recently watched Brave New World.

by greatly appreciated reply 24310/02/2020

Ratched

by greatly appreciated reply 24410/02/2020

The second season of Umbrella Academy was terrific. Problem is you have to slog through season one first.

Ozark

Sex Education

The End Of The F***ing World

by greatly appreciated reply 24510/02/2020

Caliphate (a Swedish show) is not an easy watch but it's outstanding.

by greatly appreciated reply 24610/02/2020

R246, yes I watched it. You should check out Tehran. also spy thriller in the middle east.

by greatly appreciated reply 24710/02/2020

Not The 100. A coworker breathlessly recommended it and the premise seemed cool, but I didn't last two episodes.

by greatly appreciated reply 24810/02/2020

I watched the first episode of Ratched and was decidedly underwhelmed. I thought it was the typical dreck we've come to expect from Murphy.

by greatly appreciated reply 24910/02/2020

This critic just raved about two new Netflix movies that sound pretty good.

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by greatly appreciated reply 25010/02/2020

I am watching The Fall right now.

by greatly appreciated reply 25110/07/2020

The Good Place. Give it at least three or four episodes before you decide, though. I didn't think I'd like it, with the ever-chirpy Kristen Bell, but it has surprising plot twists, interesting characters, and is physically lovely to watch. And it is not completely silly, although it has many laugh-out-loud moments.

by greatly appreciated reply 25210/07/2020

Ozark is FANTASTIC. But it is DARK!!!! Excellent series, from beginning to end. Jason Bateman is strangely, perfectly cast as the lead and is fascinating to watch.

by greatly appreciated reply 25310/07/2020

HANNIBAL, the tv series is now streaming on Netflix.

Too good for network television. Dreamlike, demented, beautiful, grotesque, mordantly funny. At its heart, it’s a love story between two men. A fucked up and twisted love, but a love story nevertheless.

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by greatly appreciated reply 25410/07/2020

Community. It's just toss-away, silly fun, but I always laugh out loud at least a few times in every episode. Very clever. Episodes are very short, so perfect for a mental health break during a work day, or a bad day.

by greatly appreciated reply 25510/07/2020

Cobra Kai, which is based on an old movie "Karate Kid". I need to watch it because Cobra Kai is pretty good.

by greatly appreciated reply 25610/07/2020

I totally ignored Last Tango in Halifax on PBS but a friend recommended it and I began watching it on Netflix. It's more than a bit soap opera-ish but well acted and I'm now midway through Season 2

Derry Girls is a great show, series 3 expected this fall - but put the subtitles on or you will never get half the rapid fire, UIster-accented dialogue.

The new and final season of Schiits Creek is adorable.

Am enjoying the Street Food series as well.

by greatly appreciated reply 25710/07/2020

Just started watching the Righteous Gemstones. So far, it's darkly funny.

by greatly appreciated reply 25810/07/2020

Below are some ideas:

- Casa de las flores is really good, campy fun. - Ratched was ok. Kind of a snooze the last few episodes. - Umbrella Academy - Magicians - Legacies - The Stranger - Narcos - Marcella

by greatly appreciated reply 25910/07/2020

Hollywood was a romp with all the tired references of gay culture given a sly rejuvenation.

by greatly appreciated reply 26010/07/2020

The Take a/k/a Bastille Day is an okay thriller which stars Idris Elba and Richard Madden, so I couldn't miss it. Madden plays a pickpocket in Paris. Elba is a CIA agent. They must work together to stop a terrorist bombing.

by greatly appreciated reply 26110/07/2020

R261 Why suggest something that's just "okay"?

by greatly appreciated reply 26210/07/2020

In r261s defense this is Netflix we're talking about, not the Criterion collection. "Just okay" is usually the best Netflix viewers can hope for.

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[Quote] for example, you may see a thread's comment #245 and the next you see is #247 since #246 was made by the poster you decided to block / set on ignore.

I've never blocked anyone but some posts skip. Maybe they blocked ME. Though why anyone would escapes me.

by greatly appreciated reply 26410/08/2020

Not Netflix, but you can binge watch four seasons of Animal Kingdom on Amazon Prime. Season 4 is the best one yet.

by greatly appreciated reply 26510/08/2020

Not sure if this mentioned above but Korean zombie period drama Kingdom is one of the best zombie series out there. Definitely binge-able.

by greatly appreciated reply 26610/08/2020

Emily in Paris.

by greatly appreciated reply 26710/09/2020

R262, because it stars Idris Elba and Richard Madden, of course.

by greatly appreciated reply 26810/09/2020

Is Emily in Paris good? I know nothing about it.

by greatly appreciated reply 26910/09/2020

Emily in Paris is trash but great for some Paris sightseeing.

by greatly appreciated reply 27010/09/2020

Evil, season one. It’s a CBS show created by Robert and Michelle King (The Good Wife). It’s supposed to come back for a second season.

It’s about an unlikely trio, a priest in training, a contractor, and a forensic psychologist trying to determine whether people are possessed or if there’s a scientific explanation for their behavior.

The cast is wonderful, Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi, Katja Herbers, Michale Emerson, and Christine Lahti are part of the main cast.

by greatly appreciated reply 27110/09/2020

Emily in Paris has tons of sexy french guys, great music & clothes. Oh and Paris, of course. Too bad the star is anorexic Lilly Collins but it's fun regardless.

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R266 they said the same about Train to Busan. Best zombie film etc. It was ok. I guess you have to be a Korean filmfan. I enjoy films best if they have male eye candy and nudity and Asian films are low on that scale for me.

by greatly appreciated reply 27310/10/2020

I didn't know that Lilly Collins is Phil Collins' daughter

by greatly appreciated reply 27410/10/2020

r272 = Chris Christie

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Thank you R217 for recommending "Charite at War"

I've had it on my list for over a year now and finally got around to it this weekend, we binged all six hours over three days.

Really well done and engrossing and always love to see the "other guy's" POV on historic events.

Plus Jannik Schumann is a snack and we get to see him play gay again.

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by greatly appreciated reply 27610/12/2020

What's with all these Polish crime series infesting Netflix as of late? Just because I like Scandi-noir shows, it doesn't mean I'll watch some cheap ass Eastern European rip-off. The same thing with all those Korean shows Netflix seems to be recommending to me every other day.

by greatly appreciated reply 27710/12/2020

Indian Matchmaker is fascinating to me -- the armchair traveling all over the world, the matchmaker herself, the clients, the drama, the GORGEOUS clothes/colors of some of the people. I'm over wanting another permanent relationship, but it is fascinating to watch people try to figure out what they want in a potential life partner. (Many of them under heavy, constant pressure from parents and family members to get married, chop-chop!)

by greatly appreciated reply 27810/13/2020

R277

I just finished Signs today and it was one of the most ridiculous shows I’ve ever watched. That said, I hope there’s a third season because I want to see how much more of a mindfuck they can throw at me.

by greatly appreciated reply 27911/17/2020

I just watched La Vita Davanti a Sé and it was lovely. Sofia Loren is an old woman now, and it was a touching story.

by greatly appreciated reply 28011/17/2020

A bit late to the party, but I'm bingeing on a French show, "Call My Agent", and loving it!

by greatly appreciated reply 28111/17/2020

I'm watching the Undoing on HBO and it alternately interests and irritates me.

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The Americans. Damn good spy show about Russians who pose as an American couple living in the DC suburbs in the 70s with two kids. Their neighbor across the street is an FBI agent, so the Russian pair have to be "neighborly." The show does a fantastic job of recreating the era, right down to the clothes (often undercover costumes), wigs and even kitchen appliances.

by greatly appreciated reply 28311/17/2020

I'm watching Man in High Castle. It was recommended in another thread similar to this...

by greatly appreciated reply 28411/18/2020

Started Collateral tonight. First episode, pretty good.

by greatly appreciated reply 28511/18/2020

Just finished "Queen's Gambit" - one of the best series I've watched in a while.

Also binged watched "Ozark" several months ago and really enjoyed it. "Ozark", unlike "Queen's Gambit" is dark and it took me three tries to get into it, but once I made it through the first episode, I was hooked.

And I just like to say the main characters' names - "What do you think you're doing Marty Byrd? Who do you think you are Wendy Byrd?" Sometimes, I like saying their names using Ruth's accent, "Like I would know anything about that, Marty Byrd."

by greatly appreciated reply 28611/19/2020

The Crown Great British Baking Show Ozark (If you find watch them previoudly like me) Breaking Bad The Tudors

by greatly appreciated reply 28711/19/2020

I've heard Ozard is just Breaking Bad Lite.

by greatly appreciated reply 28811/19/2020

Ozark

by greatly appreciated reply 28911/19/2020

I have an allergy to Laura Linney.

by greatly appreciated reply 29011/19/2020

R24 I've only seen a few episodes of "Ozark" but I love Laura Linney, and will take Jason Bateman any way I can get him. It's very good so far. But again...I've only seen a few episodes.

by greatly appreciated reply 29111/19/2020

Mythomaniac was great.

by greatly appreciated reply 29211/20/2020

I recently watched Border Town. It was awesome. I actually cried after it was over because I knew I was going to miss the characters.

by greatly appreciated reply 29311/20/2020

Is Border Town a series?

by greatly appreciated reply 29411/21/2020

Bordertown is a series, three-seasons so far.

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Ozark is similar to BB in that the protagonist is kind of an ordinary everyman type, but the difference is that in Ozark he actually signed up to work for criminals from the beginning. He obviously got in over his head, but the choice wasn't made under the same kind of stress as in BB. Laura Linney really steals the show though, I'd watch it just for her.

by greatly appreciated reply 29611/22/2020

Antagonist protagonists

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Ozark really is excellent. I tried a couple of times to watch the first episode and gave up as too dark (visually) and sound poor but I’m glad I watched the third time. Great performances from Jason Bateman, Laura Linney and Julia Garner is outstanding. Highly recommend.

Call My Agent was mentioned above - French dramedy I am loving. Watch with subtitles rather than dubbing.

The Break, more Scandi noir.

by greatly appreciated reply 29811/22/2020

R298

The Break rounds out my top 3 series with Bordertown and Dark.

by greatly appreciated reply 29911/22/2020

You liked Dark? I couldn't get through it.

by greatly appreciated reply 30011/22/2020

I saw Dark. great show. Thanks for all the recommendations. Keep them coming.

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Dramas: Mindhunter, Ozark, End Of The Fucking World

Comedies: Derry Girls, Sex Education, Glow, Crashing (though only 1 season 😢)

Sci-fi/fantasy: Dark, The Umbrella Academy, Black Mirror

by greatly appreciated reply 30211/24/2020

Lost in Space

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[quote] I recently watched Border Town. It was awesome. I actually cried after it was over because I knew I was going to miss the characters.

MARY!

by greatly appreciated reply 30411/24/2020

I can highly recommend "The Twelve" (Belgium) on Netflix. Belgians have been really hitting it out of the ballpark with crime dramas in the past several years.

by greatly appreciated reply 30511/24/2020

I tried to watch Bordertown. Got about 10 minutes in and my husband and I looked at each other and both said "I'm bored" We switched to the Queen's Gambit.

by greatly appreciated reply 30611/24/2020

Why? Your lips move when you read?

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Dark ended up being about a sub-genre that I’m not into at all. I stuck with it though and was glad I did.

Bordertown started pretty slow, but my rule is two episodes before I bail. Same as with Dark, I’m glad I stuck with it.

I just finished The Valhalla Murders and really enjoyed it. Very twisty with some great surprises.

by greatly appreciated reply 30811/25/2020

I don’t want any slow shows. Energetic only

by greatly appreciated reply 30911/25/2020

seen anything good lately?

by greatly appreciated reply 31012/09/2020

The Queen's Gambit

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If you want a nicely done soap opera try A Place to Call Home. Not on Netflixs but you can watch it for free on Dailymotion.

by greatly appreciated reply 31212/09/2020

i've run out of shows to watch

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Another vote for the Black Comedy/Satire "Dead To Me". Incredibly addictive and the best thing Christina Applegate has ever done. I also could watch the "Great British Baking Show" a;; day & night.

I'll sneak in a Hulu show as well; if that's an option for you. "Dollface" with Kat Dennings is entertaining and pretty damn funny. They embrace all of today's PC talking points without being too obvious.

by greatly appreciated reply 31412/09/2020

I watched deutschland 83, now watching deutschland 86

by greatly appreciated reply 31512/10/2020

Russian Doll was gray. The episodes are only 30 minutes but they pack a lot in.

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Loved Russian Doll. Hope it comes back.

by greatly appreciated reply 31712/10/2020

anymore suggestions?

by greatly appreciated reply 31812/12/2020

BOJACK HORSEMAN r318

An animated series that’s emotionally real it sometimes is painful. And hilarious. I nearly pissed myself laughing.

95% overall on Rotten Tomatoes

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by greatly appreciated reply 31912/12/2020

I don't think anyone has mentioned Broadchurch. Very good British detective show with Olivia Colman. Three seasons.

Another vote for Great British Baking Show, Schitt's Creek, After Life, and Queen's Gambit

by greatly appreciated reply 32012/12/2020

I am watching The Queen’s Gambit now and it is fantastic. The actress is incredible.

by greatly appreciated reply 32112/14/2020

I finished Broadchurch a few days ago. I recommend it. Now I’m watching The Twelve.

by greatly appreciated reply 32212/14/2020

You really should watch The Big Flower Fight. It's every bit as good as the Great British Baking Show. If you like competitive reality shows, then I think you will fall in love with it.

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Not Netflix, but I just stumbled onto the best show I've seen all year on HBO Max. It's called Beforeigers, and It's worth getting a free trial subscription to watch it - only 6 episodes, so you can wrap it in a weekend. It was produced for HBO Norway, and just slipped into the US channel sometime this year. The premise is that people from 3 different time periods (Stone Age, VIking, and late 19th c) are suddenly transported to present-day Oslo. Hijinks ensue. It's smart, funny, and thought provoking. Plus a ripped usually-nude caveman who's become a crime boss.

From Ars Technica review:

[quote]Two police detectives from wildly different time periods must learn to work together to solve a murder in Beforeigners, a riveting blend of science fiction and police procedural from HBO Europe that is already poised to become one of the standout shows of the year. Like Netflix's Ragnarok, it is a Norwegian TV series that draws heavily on the history and mythology of the region. But Beforeigners eschews the supernatural, and the campier teen soap elements, to deliver a thoughtful, moving, and often quite ribald and funny tale of various worlds colliding.

by greatly appreciated reply 32412/14/2020

^^ should read "Beforeigners" = Before + Foreigners, get it?

by greatly appreciated reply 32512/14/2020

Netflix is shit. Little worth seeing after you've watched few days.

by greatly appreciated reply 32612/14/2020

Unabomber -In His Own Words! No joke!

by greatly appreciated reply 32712/14/2020

i just watched Wu Assassins, not really into this genre but I thought it was OK.

by greatly appreciated reply 32812/15/2020

Are we now recommending series that are “just ok”?

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R329, it was decent. I finished the season 1 in 1 night. I enjoyed the San Fran backdrop...

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I enjoyed the first two seasons of "Casa de las flores" ("House of Flowers"). I am a gay man but I now have a bit of a crush on Cecilia Suarez, who plays the odd, whimsical Paulina.

by greatly appreciated reply 33112/15/2020

I’ve run out of things to binge watch on Netflix, so I’ve moved on to HBO Max.

Halfway through the Australian dramedy series “Frayed” and really enjoying it. Matt Passmore from “The Glades” spends a lot of screen time wearing short shorts (it’s set in the late 80s). Trouble is, it’s only six episodes. Hoping it will be renewed for a second season.

I also watched the entire series of “The Leftovers” in the span of about 10 days. Season 1 was a bit of a chore but Seasons 2/3 were outstanding.

Will probably start on Doom Patrol next. Didn’t love Season 1 of Titans but I’ll give S2 a shot too.

by greatly appreciated reply 33212/18/2020

R332, If you've moved on to HBO Max, see my recommendation upthread at R324. Beforeigners is FANTASTIC. It's a very distant cousin of the Leftovers, which is one of the all-time great series, imo. Produced by HBO Europe, set in Oslo, smart, funny and thought provoking. Try it!

by greatly appreciated reply 33312/18/2020

Is the "Christmas in California" movie any good? People seem to like it.

by greatly appreciated reply 33412/19/2020

Netflix sucks beyond belief.

by greatly appreciated reply 33512/19/2020

Selling sunset Home edit organizing show

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I am watching Beforeigners and am enjoying it. I've only seen 2 episodes but I like its strangeness and commentary on modern mores.

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R337, i watched that. it was enjoyable.

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It's not too bad R334. The male lead - Josh Swickard - is very nice to look at and not a bad actor. He and his real life wife are the two lead roles.

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by greatly appreciated reply 33912/20/2020

I learned about “You” here and loved it!

by greatly appreciated reply 34012/21/2020

Second on "Unabomber" documental, thanks r327

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Second on "Unabomber" documental, thanks r327

by greatly appreciated reply 34212/21/2020

Has anyone watched the new The Ripper docu-series that just came out? It looks interesting.

by greatly appreciated reply 34312/21/2020

The new gay movie from Taiwan on Netflix is definitely worth watching.

by greatly appreciated reply 34412/23/2020

What is the movie’s name?

by greatly appreciated reply 34512/23/2020

Beforeigners sounds like something they are going to remake in America.

by greatly appreciated reply 34612/23/2020

I started watching the Unabomber. I didn't realize this, but up to this point I had never heard the unabomber's voice before.

Nothing like imagined. What a fucking dweeb! It was the hetero equivalent of David Sedaris!

by greatly appreciated reply 34712/24/2020

Maybe, R346, but I'd highly recommend the original while we're waiting. It has a really different sensibility than anything I've seen on US tv.

So glad you liked it, R337 & R338. It's amazing to me how little press Beforeigners has gotten here -- maybe because HBO Max is still pretty new. But it's got those great HBO production values. I'm expecting the buzz to begin at some point.

by greatly appreciated reply 34812/24/2020

The Ripper!

by greatly appreciated reply 34912/24/2020

The gay movie is called something like "Your Name Inscribed Herein" or something equally awkward. But it's a beautiful movie. From Taiwan.

by greatly appreciated reply 35012/24/2020

The Alienist. The second season is better than the first, IMO. I hope it gets renewed.

by greatly appreciated reply 35112/27/2020

Unbelievable

by greatly appreciated reply 35212/27/2020

I'm really enjoying FAUDA, the Israeli series on Netflix. The Hebrew parts are dubbed in English-- that's really annoying and distracting, so just change it to the original Hebrew and read the English subtitles if it bothers you as much as it bothered me.

by greatly appreciated reply 35312/27/2020

Avoid anything written by a woman or a cluck of women.

by greatly appreciated reply 35412/27/2020

R353, I watched that too. really good.

by greatly appreciated reply 35512/27/2020

zero, zero, zero is very interesting.

Condor is also good. Watched both seasons. hope they make the third.

by greatly appreciated reply 35612/27/2020

I also enjoyed the Taiwanese movie, it didn't go exactly as I hoped but I was still a little choked up at the end.

by greatly appreciated reply 35712/27/2020

Looking for a good true crime documentary or docu-series with lots of twists and turns. Have watched and really enjoyed “Don’t F*** With Cats” and “Abducted In Plain Sight” on Netflix and the recent “Murder on Middle Beach” on HBO.

by greatly appreciated reply 35812/27/2020

Watched The Serpent. pretty decent. Now watching Lupin, french series set in Paris, very interesting.

by greatly appreciated reply 35901/09/2021

Bitch watch Golden girls repeats

by greatly appreciated reply 36001/09/2021

Night Stalker on Netflix is absorbing.

by greatly appreciated reply 36101/15/2021

I recently stumbled upon Episodes, which describes itself as an American-British sitcom. Was going to pass on it because Matt LaBlanc is in it, but I like it. The two Brits in the other lead roles, Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Greig, are great.

by greatly appreciated reply 36201/15/2021

R359, I, top, just started watching Lupin, and am enjoying it. The production values are nothing special, but the criminal conspiracy plot fires along a top speed.

by greatly appreciated reply 36301/15/2021

[quote] I, top, just started watching Lupin

I wonder what bottoms are watching these days

by greatly appreciated reply 36401/20/2021

I am currently watching money heist. It's in spanish but very good. I'm on season 2 right now.

by greatly appreciated reply 36501/20/2021

Watched Lupin, liked it. Excited for Gomorrah and Call My Agent which both start up again tomorrow. Rolling my eyes all the way through Bridgerton, which I started watching because I had nothing else. It's over-the-top ridiculous, but mildly amusing.

by greatly appreciated reply 36601/20/2021

Lupin

by greatly appreciated reply 36701/20/2021

Started watching Broadchurch. Wow. This is excellent.

by greatly appreciated reply 36801/23/2021

Watch that one where that dude kills all of those whores.

by greatly appreciated reply 36901/23/2021

Just finished "Queen's Gambit", and wow, that was amazingly good.

by greatly appreciated reply 37001/23/2021

If you're into competition shows and find glassworking interesting, "Blown Away" is fun. The second season just dropped, & I watched it all immediately. There are only ten episodes that run between twenty-five and thirty minutes, in each season (and cute men, & interesting characters).

by greatly appreciated reply 37101/23/2021

Killing eve on Hulu...I’m getting my $1.99 a mo Black Friday deals worth!

by greatly appreciated reply 37201/23/2021

Call My Agent is so good but I'm sad cuz I only have 6 episodes to go. Lupin. Check out Deaf U if it's still available. And of course My Octopus Teacher, most touching thing you'll ever see.

by greatly appreciated reply 37301/23/2021

HBOMax?

His Dark Materials

Watchmen

Raised By Wolves

by greatly appreciated reply 37401/23/2021

Oh, watch Lupin in french for full effect of lead actor's voice.

by greatly appreciated reply 37501/23/2021

I love the competition show Blown Away for glass artists. I can't wait to watch the new season. Also, The Big Flower Fight is also amazing.

by greatly appreciated reply 37601/23/2021

Has anybody seen DIG?

by greatly appreciated reply 37701/23/2021

The movie line-up for 2021 looks so good. Netflix has single-handedly saved Hollywood.

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by greatly appreciated reply 37801/23/2021

recently saw The night stalker, bad banks, the rook. all different genres but all good.

by greatly appreciated reply 37902/08/2021

I just finished Unorthodox, and damn it was intense! Very good.

If you have Hulu, I highly recommend Freaks and Geeks. I forgot how good it was.

by greatly appreciated reply 38002/08/2021

R377 I watched Dig this weekend. I liked it a lot, but it's definitely a slow burn.

by greatly appreciated reply 38102/08/2021

Maniac with Johnah Hill is quite good, gave me some OA weirdness vibes, only 10 episodes and apparently there'll never be another series so not a big commitment.

by greatly appreciated reply 38202/08/2021

Longmire. I stumbled across it and was hooked.

by greatly appreciated reply 38302/08/2021

I loved Fate: The Winx Saga. It's youth-oriented, but I thought it was very entertaining.

by greatly appreciated reply 38402/08/2021

Speaking of youth oriented, I saw watched Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys, outer banks. I read so many nancy drew /hardy boys books growing up. these are all mysteries.

I love mysteries.

by greatly appreciated reply 38502/09/2021

Inside No. 9

by greatly appreciated reply 38602/09/2021

Narcos. All of it. The ones in South America with Pedro Pascal who I adore, and the ones in Mexico with Michael Pena. Excellent. One of the best Series ever made. IMO it's a classic.

Also There are tons of Indian movies on Netflix and they are fun to watch, not the Bollywood, " lets all sing and dance" movies, but legitimate movies. Especially the crime dramas with police corruption. I just find them fascinating.

by greatly appreciated reply 38702/09/2021

Then there's the light hearted soap opera about a department store called, Velvet, which is set in Madrid. The hot guy with 3 names stars in it but it has some other good actors too. Subtitles.

by greatly appreciated reply 38802/09/2021

yes, I've watched Narcos as well. very good! I recommend it!

by greatly appreciated reply 38902/09/2021

I watched The White Tiger last night and really enjoyed it. It followed the book closely too.

by greatly appreciated reply 39002/09/2021

Your Honor starring Bryan Cranston is pretty good.

by greatly appreciated reply 39102/10/2021

For any fans of “Fleabag” I recommend “Gameface” and “This Way Up” - both on Hulu. And “Back To Life” on Showtime was great.

Other Brit comedies/dramedies I really liked:

“Afterlife” - Netflix

“Catastrophe” - Amazon

“Crashing” - Netflix

“Uncle” - Hulu

“Flowers” - Netflix

by greatly appreciated reply 39202/10/2021

Another vote for [italic]Kath and Kim[/italic]

by greatly appreciated reply 39302/10/2021

I've started watching the Mystery Science Theater reboot on Netflix. It's hilarious and much better than the original show.

by greatly appreciated reply 39402/10/2021

What is the wildly over-the-top Spanish horror series people were recommending?

by greatly appreciated reply 39502/11/2021

R395, 30 coins

by greatly appreciated reply 39602/11/2021

Thanks!

by greatly appreciated reply 39702/11/2021

Is 30 Coins over the top in the sense that it's funny, like American Werewolf in London was scary but funny?

by greatly appreciated reply 39802/12/2021

The Eddy-A French club owner deals with the everyday chaos of running a live music venue in the heart of Paris.

by greatly appreciated reply 39902/14/2021

I am watching season 3 of stranger things.

by greatly appreciated reply 40002/22/2021

The Crown (excellent)

And I never thought I would say this, but "Grace and Frankie." I love jane Fonda. And it's hard to believe the woman is 83!

by greatly appreciated reply 40102/22/2021

Watching Season 1 of The Fall. Creepy af.

by greatly appreciated reply 402Last Wednesday at 9:09 AM

R402, It only gets creepier. I have to say that I was impressed with the 50 Shades actor's performance here.

by greatly appreciated reply 403Last Wednesday at 10:30 AM

I plowed through the psychological thriller BEHIND HER EYES starring Eve Hewson and Tom Bateman's ass. Really involving series.

RUSSIAN DOLL

The French series LUPIN

by greatly appreciated reply 404Last Wednesday at 10:36 AM

I enjoyed "The Mess You Leave Behind" from Spain, about a schoolteacher who takes over a class of awful teens after the previous teacher is found dead under mysterious circumstances.

by greatly appreciated reply 405Last Wednesday at 10:42 AM

Turn it off and go outdoors, shut in!

by greatly appreciated reply 406Last Wednesday at 10:46 AM

Fuck Netflix right in the ass.

by greatly appreciated reply 407Last Wednesday at 12:32 PM

If you're craving travel shows but Anthony Bourdain is too depressing & Rick Steves is too cheerful, try "Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father." The father is a tory asshole & the son is a posh doofus, but the sights are beautiful & it's kind of nice to remember a time when you could freely roam around wherever you wanted.

by greatly appreciated reply 408Last Wednesday at 2:31 PM

R402, that's a really good show. My partner watched it and said it was good.

by greatly appreciated reply 409Last Wednesday at 5:41 PM

Series 3 of The Fall is a complete mess but didn't manage to ruin my enjoyment of the entire show.

by greatly appreciated reply 410Last Wednesday at 5:54 PM

If you like true crime stories,, I found "Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel" interesting. It's mostly about Elisa Lam but also goes through the dark history of that LA hotel.

Then there is Night Stalker about Richard Ramirez. I wouldn't watch this at night.

by greatly appreciated reply 411Last Wednesday at 7:05 PM
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