What should I watch on Netflix?

Chris W

As You Wish
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I'm thinking it's been a while since I've seen a good film. (Having 3 small kids will do that to you)

What's a good film for me to watch on Netflix. Just recently watched "Jiro dreams of Sushi." That was really well done.
 

googoomuck

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Off the top of my head, here are a few I saw on Netflix that I liked a lot...I don't know if they are still streaming, but these come to mind for me:

-Metro Manila (Filipino crime drama)
-In Bruges (organized crime black comedy)
-It Felt Like Love (very subtle teenage drama)
 

Chris W

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I'll check them out. Thanks! I also recently saw Snowpiecer on Netlflix... that was a strange one.
 

daenerys

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I got addicted to "The Killing" recently - not a movie but a great series. First two seasons are great... not as good towards the end but still worth finishing.
 
Hmm, I don't have any documentary suggestions (other than the thousands of Holocaust ones that I've come across), but I do have suggestions that I've come across by accident. I'll try not to make the list too long, but agh, I guess I get excited when people ask for recommendations.

  • Lady Vengeance: This, if you haven't noticed, is probably one of my favourite films of all time. If you love Oldboy or anything by Chan-wook Park, then you'll love this kick ass movie.
  • Upstream Color: written, directed, acted, scored, produced, and edited all by one guy. It's a really beautiful film.
  • Another Earth
  • Free Fall: A German film about two cops falling in love
  • Slow West: A film I watched after reading the (brilliant) screenplay and was blown away by the performances.
  • Weekend
  • Keep the Lights On
  • City of God: A classic, imo.
  • The Man from Nowhere: this is a good, fun, slightly-violent Korean movie.
  • Perfect Sense
And I'm going to stop myself before I get waaay too carried away, but thereya go.
 

Chris W

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Thanks guys. I'll check at least one out this weekend.

Prob Lady Vengeance since heck its your user name. :)

The Killing was great too I agree.

You ever see any of Takeshi Kitano's films? Hanabi is excellent.
 
Ah, jeez. Not in a long time. I like some of his films as a director, but Hana-bi and Kikujiro are probably his best works.
 

Chris W

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**Yikes, I'm replying to this late. But ah well.

That's true, Sonatine is good. And I'm jealous you got to see Kikujiro at Cannes..

And will do! :)
 

IndecisiveElle

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I binged all of Jessica Jones in one day. It was fantastic and I'm not a big Marvel fan. I've mostly been using Netflix for series these days and haven't been watching as many features. I'm will probably give Hell on Wheels another go this weekend.
 

Chris W

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BUMP... while not Netflix I just finished Westworld on HBOnow... what next?
 

Chris W

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I've been watching Sherlock recently on Netflix... Good stuff. I feel like there's a ton of good shows out there that I just haven't started yet.
 

telecode101

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not sure if its your thing, but there is "the 100 year old man who climbed out the window and disappeared" on netflix which was quite good. very funny. its a foreign film. :)
 

TheWaywardFest

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Stranger Things. Yes, I know it isn't a film. But been surprised recently by how many people haven't actually seen it yet.
 

Kira

MFA TV Writer @UCLA
Recently, I've enjoyed Peaky Blinders, 3%, The Fall, Broadchurch, and Sense8. If you can find The Night Manager that is a fun watch as well
 

Chris W

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I watched the 4 hour long Tom Petty doc the other day. Love Tom Petty. RIP. I didn't know he fought the music industry so much early in his career.
 

DaisyFranklin

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Managed to catch a few episodes of Netflix’s new German-language series Dark. It’s in a similar vein as Stranger Things (or rather, Twin Peaks, according to the creators). Looking forward to binge watching the rest. Perhaps worth checking out if you like that sort of thing?
 

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