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I-Like-To-Bike 09-08-13 10:58 AM

Boardwalk Empire, the Third Season.

FXjohn 09-08-13 07:08 PM

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Originally Posted by I-Like-To-Bike (Post 16043488)
Boardwalk Empire, the Third Season.

is that on netflix??

I-Like-To-Bike 09-08-13 10:53 PM

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Originally Posted by FXjohn (Post 16044864)
is that on netflix??

In DVD/Blu-ray format by mail it is. I don't stream Netflix since it is mostly recent stuff of no interest to me or my wife. My wife and I have been watching film noir and other great B&W movies from the 30's and 40's for the past year since I retired. Often the commentaries are interesting too. I get a one day turn around by mail except on Sundays and holidays.

Between Netflix and my local library's collection of DVD's I've been catching up on the few TV series of interest I have not seen in the past 18 years without premium cable. The past few weeks I borrowed from the library the first three seasons of Justified and the seventh season of Dexter. Last month we borrowed all of Deadwood and the first two seasons of Hell on Wheels. Viewed a lot of British crime series from Netflix; Prime Suspect starring Helen Mirren was a particularly good series.

Astrozombie 09-09-13 02:13 AM

What is the deal with getting new seasons on streaming? Lillyhammer, Walking Dead, Downton Abbey, The Killing, Paranormal Witness. At this rate how long would it take to get the new New Girl if i couldn't record it? 2015?

I saw Season 3 of DA at Target for sale, but still not even Season 2 on NF.:crash:

FXjohn 09-09-13 04:30 AM

netflix is only 8 bucks per month, you get a lot for that 8 bucks

bigbossman 09-09-13 04:56 PM

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Originally Posted by I-Like-To-Bike (Post 16045520)
...........I don't stream Netflix since it is mostly recent stuff...............

Huh................ I've been streaming a ton of old B&W movies off Netflix. And a lot of them I've never seen before, which I find pretty amazing cuz that most all I've ever watched since forever.

I-Like-To-Bike 09-09-13 10:28 PM

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Originally Posted by bigbossman (Post 16048249)
Huh................ I've been streaming a ton of old B&W movies off Netflix. And a lot of them I've never seen before, which I find pretty amazing cuz that most all I've ever watched since forever.

Maybe I don't know how to find them but I looked on the Netflix homepage for "Classical" movies available to stream and didn't see any older than from the 60's and zero B&W titles; no Hitchcock, no Bogart, no Gable, no Stanwyck, no Cagney, no Bette Davis, no screwball comedy, no film noir, no Billy Wilder, no nuthin'.

No thanks to Netflix streaming for me.

The mail subscription is great for someone catching up on classical film DVDs; since November wy wife and I have viewed the following (almost all winners):

Pickup on South Street
Night and the City
Brute Force
The Big Red One: Special Edition
Criss Cross
The Steel Helmet
Scarlet Street
The Woman in the Window
Two for the Money
Seven Days in May
Prime Suspect 3: Disc 1
Prime Suspect 3: Disc 2
The Train
The Long Goodbye
Kiss Me Deadly
A Man and a Woman
The Big Heat
Europa
Human Desire
This Gun for Hire
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Prime Suspect 4: Disc 1
Prime Suspect 4: Disc 2
Prime Suspect 5: Disc 2
Prime Suspect 5: Disc 1
Prime Suspect 6: Disc 1
Prime Suspect 6: Disc 2
The Naked City
Topkapi
The Blue Gardenia
Sudden Fear
Thieves' Highway
The Friends of Eddie Coyle
The Letter
His Kind of Woman
Call Northside 777
Prince of the City
Prince of the City
Prince of the City: Disc 2
Undercurrent
The Big Combo
The Naked Kiss
Lady in the Lake
The Golden Age of Television: Disc 1
The House on 92nd Street
Union Station
The Golden Age of Television: Disc 2
In a Lonely Place
The Golden Age of Television: Disc 3
The Narrow Margin
The Killing
Blade Runner: The Final Cut: Bonus
Force of Evil
Blade Runner: The Final Cut
Go Tell the Spartans
The Searchers
Kiss of Death
They Live by Night / Side Street
Pushover
The Night of the Generals
The Furies
The Big Clock
The Brothers Rico
Sarah's Key
Stagecoach
The Baron of Arizona
Rififi
Leave Her to Heaven
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers
The Razor's Edge
Portrait of Jennie
Horse Feathers
Baby Face
Wish Me Luck: Series 3: Disc 1
Dragonwyck
Wish Me Luck: Series 3: Disc 2
Our Man in Havana
The Duellists
Arch of Triumph
52 Pick Up
Night Nurse / Thou Shalt Not
Clash by Night
The Year of Living Dangerously
The Score
Barbary Coast
The Adventures of Robin Hood
Hitchcock
Barry Lyndon
Moulin Rouge
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
The Wizard of Oz
Breathless
Waterloo Bridge / Red-Headed Woman
Restrepo
Armored Car Robbery / Crime in the Streets
Decision Before Dawn
The Lady from Shanghai
Flamingo Road
A Star Is Born
Naked City: Portrait of a Painter
Heaven Can Wait
Trouble in Paradise
Days of Heaven
In the Shadow of the Moon
Man Hunt
Ministry of Fear
Rize
Cover Girl
House by the River
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
The Street with No Name
He Walked by Night
T-Men
The Long Night
Born to Kill
You Were Never Lovelier
Rain
The Spiral Staircase
The Usual Suspects
M
Ninotchka
The Thing
Killer's Kiss
Blood and Sand
Impact
The Asphalt Jungle
Now, Voyager
Watch on the Rhine
The Sniper
Dr. Strangelove
Dark Victory
13 Rue Madeleine
Island in the Sky
Holiday
Hell on Wheels: Season 2: Disc 1
Hell on Wheels: Season 2: Disc 2
Hell on Wheels: Season 2: Disc 3
Nightmare Alley
Cornered / Desperate
Crime Wave / Decoy
Border Incident
Possessed
Whirlpool
The Awful Truth
The Shanghai Gesture
The Docks of New York
Deception
Where Danger Lives / Tension
The Lost Weekend
The Dark Corner
The Racket
Hopscotch
Anna Christie
Boardwalk Empire: Season 3: Disc 1
Boardwalk Empire: Season 3: Disc 2
Boardwalk Empire: Season 3: Disc 4
Boardwalk Empire: Season 3: Disc 5

bigbossman 09-09-13 11:49 PM

Under the "watch instantly" dropdown, select "classic" ......... "Classical" won't do you any good. :)

Tons and tons of old movies that can stream, and there is a "subgenres" tab as well. There is something listed for everything you're looking for.

http://movies.netflix.com/WiAltGenre?agid=31574

Simon Cowbell 11-11-13 01:00 PM

Watched "Deep Water" for the second time last night.
http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/10008507-deep_water/

It's a hauntingly beautiful documentary about Donald Crowhurst, the first Times Golden Globe Race around the world, and the disastrous, cascading consequences of one bad decision.

Poirier 11-11-13 01:53 PM

Breaking Away is available on streaming now.

FXjohn 11-11-13 08:01 PM

Dexter is on Netflix now.

I-Like-To-Bike 11-11-13 11:42 PM

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Originally Posted by FXjohn (Post 16238716)
Dexter is on Netflix now.

That's what has been shipped to me, should get Season Eight Disk 1 tomorrow. Saw the first seven years for free on DVD's from the library and bootlegs brought home from Afghanistan

supe1 11-15-13 04:54 PM

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Originally Posted by bigbossman (Post 14994307)
Streaming or regular delivery?

Streaming - Headhunters (Norwegian) is a good one to start off with.

It's about a corporate headhunter that augments his income by heisting artwork. He makes the mistake of choosing the wrong fellow, and the movie really takes off. Solid performances, lots of action, and a few intriguing twists and turns.

I loved this movie. Extra point for Norge!

Simon Cowbell 11-15-13 08:33 PM

Worth a look:
http://abetterqueue.com/

Withnail and I probably deserves it's own thread.

FXjohn 11-26-13 09:25 PM

George Gently is pretty good. So is Prime Suspect

Simon Cowbell 01-07-14 10:55 PM

Happy People: A Year in the Tagia is a fantastic documentary on trapping in Northern Russia. Co-directed and narrated by Werner Herzog, it's one of his best since that Crazy Grizzly Guy doc.

Then, if you can ignore how miscast Tom Cruise was for the part, see Herzog play a deliciously evil bad guy in Jack Reacher. It's worth it just for Werner, imo.

Podagrower 11-21-14 02:32 PM

Midsomer Murders. British crime drama.
Endeavour/Inspector Morse/Inspector Lewis. British crime drama again, and I put them all together because they are intertwined. The Endeavour ones are the best in my opinion, which are young inspector Morse, Inspector Lewis is his sidekick in the Inspector Morse series and then gets spun off by itself.

I-Like-To-Bike 11-27-14 11:33 AM

Just watched and recommend three William Wyler classics:
Wuthering Heights, 1939;
Mrs. Miniver, 1942;
Memphis Belle, A Story of a Flying Fortress, 1944

Maybelater 12-27-14 07:52 PM

Currently on Netflix with English subtitles...Bullhead, No Rest for the Wicked, King of Devils Island. In English...Mystery Road (Australian), Nebraska, 2 Days in the Valley, Blue Ruin, Talaash, The Wolf of Wall Street.


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