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Old Mar 1st 2021, 3:47 pm
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Wife and I started watching Bridgerton the other night. Not everyone's cup of tea, basically it's the 1813 version of Gossip girl
I think this abomination was discussed early January time as well - absolutely hated it!!

Started watching ‘It’s a Sin’ on Prime about some a bunch of young guys living in London and the progression of AIDS in the early 1980s onwards.

Without giving too much away I found the end of episode 2 very heartbreaking and difficult to watch.
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Old Mar 2nd 2021, 6:30 am
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That is next on my list of things to watch.

Thought this movie was very good.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9893250/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
We finished watching 'Behind her eyes' last night, WOW. What an ending. Really good show.
The main character Adele is Bono's Daughter, never seen her on TV before, she did a great job.
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Old Mar 2nd 2021, 7:51 am
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Thought this movie was very good.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9893250/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
"I care a lot" - with Peter Dinklage and Rosamund Pike. I can't see enough of Rosamund (ever since "Gone Girl"!)

The plot sounds a bit like a movie I stumbled across last night while trawling HBO - "The Good Liar" -

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5563334/

Has a pretty decent cast - Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, and more familiar faces. Not bad.
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"I care a lot" - with Peter Dinklage and Rosamund Pike. I can't see enough of Rosamund (ever since "Gone Girl"!)

The plot sounds a bit like a movie I stumbled across last night while trawling HBO - "The Good Liar" -

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5563334/

Has a pretty decent cast - Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, and more familiar faces. Not bad.
Saw that at the cinema ages ago...it is a very good movie. Both are well worth watching.
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Originally Posted by Steerpike
"I care a lot" - with Peter Dinklage and Rosamund Pike. I can't see enough of Rosamund (ever since "Gone Girl"!)
She made the second half of the 'World's End' bearable.
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Started watching ‘It’s a Sin’ on Prime about some a bunch of young guys living in London and the progression of AIDS in the early 1980s onwards.

Without giving too much away I found the end of episode 2 very heartbreaking and difficult to watch.
Well that was an extremely well done but a very difficult series to watch. Cried my eyes out throughout the episodes - could be the pregnancy hormones playing a part though.

Started watch ‘The Great’ satirical series regarding Catherine The Great of Russia - taking a bit of time to get into but still nowhere near as bad as Bridgerton lol

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Started watch ‘The Great’ satirical series regarding Catherine The Great of Russia - taking a bit of time to get into but still nowhere near as bad as Bridgerton lol
I Love 'The Great' it does say at the beginning an 'occasionally true' story, and it is really played for the comedy.
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Started this last night, looks pretty good so far. Looks like it is time travel related with a few twists.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5753856/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

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Originally Posted by Danny B
Started this last night, looks pretty good so far. Looks like it is time travel related with a few twists.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5753856/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0
TV Show called 'Dark' (helps with searching this forum to actually give us the title ).

Is it German with English subtitles?
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TV Show called 'Dark' (helps with searching this forum to actually give us the title ).

Is it German with English subtitles?
Also helps to know how it was viewed...ie Netflix, Prime etc.
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Originally Posted by Jerseygirl
Also helps to know how it was viewed...ie Netflix, Prime etc.
Yes, indeed! The IMDB link suggests it's on Netflix but very helpful to put it in the post.

Unrelated ... are commercials creeping into Amazon Prime shows now? Last night, I gave a 2nd (or perhaps 3rd?) try at getting into 'Schitt's Creek' on Amazon Prime. I could swear, last time there were no commercials but this time I had to suffer through quite a few (with fast-forward disabled). I'm still not exactly loving it but several people have recommended it so I shall give it a few more episodes.

Also, 'non-Amazon content' seems to be disappearing from Amazon Prime. I guess this is a natural development. I used to absolutely love watching 'Parks and Recreation' (I'm pretty sure it was on Amazon Prime, but could have been Netflix ...) but it's disappeared now. I can get it 'free' on the NBC 'Peacock' service, but - forced to watch it with commercials on that platform, which completely sucks!


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Yes, indeed! The IMDB link suggests it's on Netflix but very helpful to put it in the post.

Unrelated ... are commercials creeping into Amazon Prime shows now? Last night, I gave a 2nd (or perhaps 3rd?) try at getting into 'Schitt's Creek' on Amazon Prime. I could swear, last time there were no commercials but this time I had to suffer through quite a few (with fast-forward disabled). I'm still not exactly loving it but several people have recommended it so I shall give it a few more episodes.

Also, 'non-Amazon content' seems to be disappearing from Amazon Prime. I guess this is a natural development. I used to absolutely love watching 'Parks and Recreation' (I'm pretty sure it was on Amazon Prime, but could have been Netflix ...) but it's disappeared now. I can get it 'free' on the NBC 'Peacock' service, but - forced to watch it with commercials on that platform, which completely sucks!
Sometimes IMDB does say how to view it...but often not. That leaves me searching...

Schitt’s Creek...my sister has just been saying how much she loves it. I tried but couldn’t get into it. Maybe I will try again...someday,
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Originally Posted by Jerseygirl
Also helps to know how it was viewed...ie Netflix, Prime etc.
Sorry my bad, yes it's on Netflix and it's the German version of Stranger Things.


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Sorry my bad, yes it's on Netflix and it's the German version of Stranger Things.

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I really like Dark. I am planning on re-watching the whole thing again. It does get somewhat confusing at times, but it's very well done.
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