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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by Ramone » Thu May 24, 2018 10:32 am

Bodacious Benny wrote:Just started walking Safe on Netflix, it's got the guy who was in Dexter and Six Feet Under as the main character. Only seen 2 episodes but pretty decent so far, it's about him searching for his teenage daughter who goes missing after a party and people trying to cover things up.
Blasted through all of it a couple of weeks ago. Pretty good but some of the twists are a bit far fetched.

Was quite impressed with Michael C. Hall's English accent <notbad>
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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by Bodacious Benny » Thu May 24, 2018 11:25 am

Yeah he's pretty convincing isn't he!
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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by Hjl » Fri May 25, 2018 2:44 pm

Altered carbon. Amazing

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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by Bodacious Benny » Fri May 25, 2018 2:47 pm

Saw the first couple of episodes but wasn't fussed about that one!
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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by Chappy » Sat May 26, 2018 12:06 am

Hjl wrote:Altered carbon. Amazing
Couldn't get into it.
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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by TBC » Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:45 pm

Blještav Benny wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 9:21 am
Just started walking Safe on Netflix, it's got the guy who was in Dexter and Six Feet Under as the main character. Only seen 2 episodes but pretty decent so far, it's about him searching for his teenage daughter who goes missing after a party and people trying to cover things up.
I watched 2 as well, but it reminded me of something that would be on Sky One if it were on TV. I normally avoid everything on Sky One.

Agree with the accent though, so few Americans can do convincing accents you have to applaud the ones who manage it. Samwise Gamgee and Bridget Jones two who immediately spring to mind.
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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by Bodacious Benny » Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:29 am

Finished Safe last week and enjoyed it, loads of twists all the way through. Some you saw coming, others not.
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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by Bodacious Benny » Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:00 pm

The Confession Tapes are pretty good. It's about crimes committed in the US where police have used questionable tactics to extract confessions from people, but where it's far from clear-cut that the offender actually did anything at all. It's a documentary and uses recordings and footage from real cases, pretty interesting and also baffling as to how some people are convicted in the first place.
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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by skalpel » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:01 pm

Blještav Benny wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:00 pm
The Confession Tapes are pretty good. It's about crimes committed in the US where police have used questionable tactics to extract confessions from people, but where it's far from clear-cut that the offender actually did anything at all. It's a documentary and uses recordings and footage from real cases, pretty interesting and also baffling as to how some people are convicted in the first place.
I saw this a while ago, it was shocking for a couple of them. Even if they were actually guilty in the end, the pressure put on them was definitely enough to extract a false confession.

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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by Chappy » Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:30 pm

New 3-part docu-series on the November 13th attacks in Paris. Worth a watch <ok>
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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by jpg » Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:52 am

Chappy Al-Shabab wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:30 pm
New 3-part docu-series on the November 13th attacks in Paris. Worth a watch <ok>
Silly question, but what is it actually about? I'm not sure how I feel about the whole tragic real-life events being turned into documentaries/films being - especially so soon after they've happened.

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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by Chappy » Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:29 am

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Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:52 am
Chappy Al-Shabab wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:30 pm
New 3-part docu-series on the November 13th attacks in Paris. Worth a watch <ok>
Silly question, but what is it actually about? I'm not sure how I feel about the whole tragic real-life events being turned into documentaries/films being - especially so soon after they've happened.
It's the accounts of a number of people who were there, including some who were hostages at the Bataclan, firemen/policemen, etc.
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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by Bodacious Benny » Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:06 pm

Finished watching The Confession Tapes. It was quite good but got a bit samey. Same gaping issues in the prosecution cases e.g. confessions obtained via very questionable methods, lack of physical evidence, lots of areas of reasonable doubt etc. and quite often ended up with the convicted person having exhausted all possible appeals and facing life without the possibility of parole.
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Re: Netflix Recommendations

Post by Bodacious Benny » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:05 pm

Watching Salvation at the moment, it's about a meteor that's heading towards earth and they're trying to come up with a plan to deflect it / launch a vessel to relocate enough people to Mars to colonise the planet. It's an easy watch after a day at work.
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