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#931 mitchells

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Posted 17 January 2019 - 05:09 PM

7 Days Out on Netflix. Documentaries detailing what takes place the 7 days prior to major events. Already watched the Kentucky Derby and the reopening of Eleven Madison Park after the renovation. Pretty good stuff. Others include the Westminster Dog Show and Chanel Fashion Show in Paris.  I can't recall the others.



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Posted 17 January 2019 - 05:34 PM

True Detective, season 3.  First episode seems to capture the vibe of season 1.


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Posted 17 January 2019 - 06:46 PM

We just finished Fleabag (Amazon Prime) and really enjoyed it. Very smart writing by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and a great cast, all of whom were unfamiliar to me but probably well known in Britain. We particularly liked the awfulness of the stepmother character played by Olivia Colman. (Colman is also spectacular as Queen Anne in The Favourite.)


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Posted 18 January 2019 - 02:09 AM

We just finished Fleabag (Amazon Prime) and really enjoyed it. Very smart writing by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and a great cast, all of whom were unfamiliar to me but probably well known in Britain. We particularly liked the awfulness of the stepmother character played by Olivia Colman. (Colman is also spectacular as Queen Anne in The Favourite.)

Olivia Colman played one of the detectives in Broadchurch and playing the next iteration of Elizabeth in The Queen. She's fabulous and it's great to see her in all these diverse roles.


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#935 StephanieL

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Posted 21 January 2019 - 03:35 AM

I liked the first episode of "Valley of the Boom", showing on the National Geographic Channel.  It's about the beginning of the Internet through the stories of Netscape, TheGlobe.com (a precursor to Facebook), and Pixelon (what could have been YouTube had it not been run by a con artist).  It's told partly documentary-style through talking-head interviews with the people who ran or worked at those companies, and partly via re-creations with actors (including Bradley Whitmore and Steve Zahn), in sometimes surreal forms.


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Posted 04 February 2019 - 06:16 AM

I like the acting of the three principals in True Detective, season 3.  And the slow Faulkneresque pace is growing on me.


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Posted 05 February 2019 - 03:08 AM

I tried “Russian Doll” based on the New Yorker review; I find it distracting that it’s set in the East Village but none of the characters look, sound, or behave like they could be hanging out in the East Village. Recently, at least: Natasha Lyonne is for some reason playing a young Penny Arcade.