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Recommended movies etc on Netflix/Amazon Prime II

Discussion in 'off topic' started by tones, Jan 15, 2020.

  1. BJP

    BJP Pink is the new Blue

    I thought Breaking bad went on too long , Better call Saul is going the same way but it's better , more characters and story line .
     
  2. chartz

    chartz pfm Member

    Equally excellent. But wait till you’ve finished BB!
     
  3. matt j

    matt j pfm Member

    I loved Breaking Bad, but IMO Better Call Saul is better. It's slower paced but much more interesting.
     
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  4. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    Better call Saul is better
     
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  5. ff1d1l

    ff1d1l pfm Member

    Nope.
     
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  6. tqineil

    tqineil Ubi fides ibi lux et robur

    Just watched Season 5 of Better Call Saul, it was outstanding and the best of the seasons so far....My preference is still BB but the final season next year should be good
     
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  7. Suffolk Tony

    Suffolk Tony Aim low, achieve your goals, avoid disappointment.

    "Knives Out", on Prime. Great cast; Daniel Craig puts on a hilarious southern USA accent, which works really well in the context of his character. Really funny and entertaining with lots of twists to the plot. And Jamie Lee Curtis, still looking fab.
     
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  8. SteveS1

    SteveS1 I heard that, pardon?

    This. Slow start but develops into a much more interesting series than BB.
     
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  9. MarkW

    MarkW Full Speed & Pagan

    For the richness of the story telling and art direction Better Call Saul ranks amongst the finest series tv I can recall. Clearly made with so much care and humour, and the acting is spot on. Breaking Bad was an enjoyably breathless run through dissolution - BCS is a leisurely stroll through the fading American Dream.

    Both excellent but seeking to do different things. (El Camino on the other hand looked ill conceived.)
     
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  10. Big Tabs

    Big Tabs “telling it like it isn’t...”


    Agreed.

    'Knives Out' would be easy to overlook, but it is a cracking film.

    Craigs accent adds to the tongue-in-cheek aspect I reckon.

    One of the best films we have seen this year.
     
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  11. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    There’s a really good film on Talking Pics tonight, 9pm, ‘The Friends of Eddie Coyle’. Stars Robert Mitchum as low level crook, set in Boston, early 70s, really good supporting cast.
     
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  12. Suffolk Tony

    Suffolk Tony Aim low, achieve your goals, avoid disappointment.

    I agree, they're both fabulous in their different ways, and I love them both. For the most brilliant character in a series, I nominate Chuck McGill in Better Call Saul.
     
  13. Hook

    Hook Blackbeard's former bo'sun.

    With his tin foil hat, Chuck would have fit in well here! :D
     
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  14. Hook

    Hook Blackbeard's former bo'sun.

    Now on Netflix - Connected. Entertaining new show about the interconnections between various aspects of science and nature.

    I found it hard not to binge all of the episodes at once!
     
  15. bor

    bor queue jumper

    Chuck McGill AKA David St. Hubbins would you believe.
     
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  16. rbrown

    rbrown I think therefore I think I am

    Sounds great - will watch this evening. Terrestrial TV's pretty dead on Tuesdays.
     
  17. stephen bennett

    stephen bennett Mr Enigma

    The second series of the Umbrella Academy on Netflix is rather good.

    It's a darkly humorous take on the superhero genre.

    Stephen
     
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  18. stephen bennett

    stephen bennett Mr Enigma

    I was quite disappointed and worked out who and how dunnit within minutes.

    It was also overlong.

    A lot of wasted talent IMHO.

    And I usually love these kind of things!

    Stephen
     
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  19. rbrown

    rbrown I think therefore I think I am

    That was great, The doughnuts and holes speech was hilarious.
     
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  20. fama

    fama pfm Member

    Morvern Callar on bbc iplayer
    Great film.Samantha Morton dir.Lynne Ramsay
     
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