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What should I watch on Netflix?

Discussion in 'Film Discussions & Critiques' started by Chris W, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. Chris W

    Chris W FilmSchool.org Owner Staff Member

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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.
     
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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)
     
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  3. Chris W

    Chris W FilmSchool.org Owner Staff Member

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

    Chris W FilmSchool.org Owner Staff Member

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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.
     
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    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.
     
  8. Chris W

    Chris W FilmSchool.org Owner Staff Member

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    I liked Sonatine too. :) I actually saw Kikujiro at Cannes when it premiered. (I was interning at the Kodak Pavillion at the time)

    His films were a bit strange... yet poetic.

    I'd also love to hear your answer on this post:

    http://www.filmschool.org/threads/w...realized-that-you-wanted-to-make-films.24859/
     
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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! :)
     
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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.
     
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    Chris W FilmSchool.org Owner Staff Member

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    BUMP... while not Netflix I just finished Westworld on HBOnow... what next?
     
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    Chris W FilmSchool.org Owner Staff Member

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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.
     
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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. :)
     
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    If you want some cool action movie, then Ip Man 1-3 starring Donnie Yen is also really fun.
     
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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.
     

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