Film & TV Discussions What to watch on Netflix?


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Co-sign on Lupin! I'll add a couple more.
  • Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel
    • Solving the mysterious disappearance and death of Elisa Lam. I knew about her story before, so this was really cathartic to get all the pieces. I don't engage with a ton of true crime so I don't have much to compare it to, but the journalism here seemed ethical and sensitive to me.
  • Sweet Home
    • Apocalyptic horror/thriller series based on an online comic. Via Netflix, "As humans turn into savage monsters and wreak terror, one troubled teen and his apartment neighbors fight to survive — and to hold on to their humanity." The SFX are surprisingly fantastic and I was super engaged with the characters. Apparently renewed for at least one more season?
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Watching Clickbait now. Interesting so far. I like how it is from one person's perspective each episode. Only made it through first 2 episodes so far.

Chris W

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Watching Clickbait now. Interesting so far. I like how it is from one person's perspective each episode. Only made it through first 2 episodes so far.
Ok. Just finished. Really good series. Totally didn't guess how it ended. Wasn't a huge fan of the let's tie everything in a bow final final scene but all it all definitely worth the watch of the 8 episodes.


Anything anyone recommends on Netflix?
Once Upon a Time in America was recently added so thats a given. Also, you can never go wrong with Magnolia or Beasts of No Nation of course.

I also really like Killing Them Softly, but some people might not like Andrew Dominik's style for the movie.

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Ok watching Squid Game... tried watching at first and it was dubbed in English and it was horrible. Stopped after 15 minutes because it was god awful and I hated the main character.

Then a couple of days later tried watching in Korean with subtitles and made it through the first episode and got hooked. I think 4 is my next one.

You need to watch in Korean and make it through at least a half hour of the first episode before it gets good. It was hard to watch in it's horribleness before then. I HATED the main character. Why was I watching? But then the game started. Then it was good.


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I watched the first episode so far, I always watch in original dub + subs for any foreign language works.
Personally... first half of episode 1 was obnoxiously too long and really need a serious cut down. We get the point after 10 minutes of showing what a scumbag the main guy is.

I also did read that even the subtitles are not exactly clean. There was a discussion on an article somewhere that the person who did the translation, kind of did a relatively lazy job and converting the actual words differently and didn't catch the context of the speech.
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