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Nebula    411

According to the documentary, this is an accurate cartoon. He did mention saying that as a kid.

 

I can't imagine growing up in a place where you couldn't really see the stars at night. The sky is the best thing about living in Nebraska. Not so much in Lincoln, though. The night sky sucks here.

Omaha, too. I'll never forget hiking in Montana as a kid, and being shocked at what the night sky looks like without light pollution.

 

I didn't know Sagan actually said that, though. I should watch that documentary.

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Blackshirts007    565

I just watched a movie called "Cherry." It's an independent about a college kid who gets to know and fall for a mom who is in his class. The mom he likes has a 15 year old daughter who likes him. Its a really good twist for an independent and i thought it was a good story and acting

 

I've seen that on there a couple times, but never watched it. Is there anyone who is "known" in it?

I didn't know anyone in it, and it looked pretty low budget but there were some funny parts. But also keep in mind that im 20 and could relate more to the main character who was also in college. I am very picky about the movies i watch on there because im good at starting a movie i've never heard about and then shutting it off 30 minutes later. So i looked it up and it got decent reviews so i thought i'd give it a shot, and it was pretty good imo

Well actually Matt Walsh, from the hangover (doctor) was the teacher, and Esai Morales was a cop who had an open relationship with the mom, Kyle Gallner was the main character but i hadn't heard of him, but he did a nice job

 

:lol: Well I'm not that much older than you. Might have to check it out this weekend or something.

If you do, let me know what you think.

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tschu    1,594

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage

 

Every human on the planet needs to watch this series. I'm surprised how much we knew about the universe in 1980. Carl Sagan was the man.

 

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According to the documentary, this is an accurate cartoon. He did mention saying that as a kid.

 

I can't imagine growing up in a place where you couldn't really see the stars at night. The sky is the best thing about living in Nebraska. Not so much in Lincoln, though. The night sky sucks here.

That was one of the coolest things about growing up in Valentine. The night sky was just incredible. I miss it.

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NUance    6,940

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Calvin Marshall. I'd never even heard of it before I watched it. But it turned out to be a pretty good flick. About a guy trying to walk-on to a jr. college baseball team. He's long on enthusiasm, but short on talent. :thumbs:

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NUance    6,940

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"Life". A two-year TV series about a cop who is falsely convicted and spends 12 years in the pen. Then goes back to being a cop--a detective actually--after being exonerated. A decent series. Not as good as, say, Law and Order or Burn Notice. But entertaining nonetheless.

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NUance    6,940

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Only one season of Firefly 10 years ago before Fox pulled the plug. Too bad. It was a solid show.

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suigeneris    67

Workaholics is a funny show. Dilbert is pretty good, too. Funnier than the comic. If you like documentaries, some of my favorites on Netflix are The Thin Blue Line, Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story, and the American Experience series for both LBJ and Nixon.

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Excel    1,145

Trailer Park Boys, maybe one of the funniest shows I've ever watched.

Read this and thought I'd give it a try...took a couple episodes to get into it but now I have to say its one of the funnier shows I've seen. Very well done Canaduh. :cheers

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NUance    6,940

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That's surprising. I figured you'd be more of a Kim Possible fan.

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GSG    5,518

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That's surprising. I figured you'd be more of a Kim Possible fan.

 

Is that on Netflix?!

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NUance    6,940

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That's surprising. I figured you'd be more of a Kim Possible fan.

 

Is that on Netflix?!

Oh come on. Don't pretend like you don't know. Dollars to donuts says it's in yur Instant Queue. :lol:

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GSG    5,518

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That's surprising. I figured you'd be more of a Kim Possible fan.

 

Is that on Netflix?!

Oh come on. Don't pretend like you don't know. Dollars to donuts says it's in yur Instant Queue. :lol:

 

I actually have a bunch of old movies starring Vincent Price. I watched "The Last Man on Earth" the other night. It was hilariously bad

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NUance    6,940

That's surprising. I figured you'd be more of a Kim Possible fan.

 

Is that on Netflix?!

Oh come on. Don't pretend like you don't know. Dollars to donuts says it's in yur Instant Queue. :lol:

 

I actually have a bunch of old movies starring Vincent Price. I watched "The Last Man on Earth" the other night. It was hilariously bad

Ha ha! I have cartoons in my Instant Queue. errr, My kid likes to watch them. Yeah, that's it.

 

Actually, he does like to watch cartoons with me every night before he goes to sleep. Which is great! Except he always wants to watch Spongebob. While I prefer Futurama. A lot of times we compromise, and watch Diego or else Curious George. I've also been known to tolerate Barney and Yo Gabba Gabba.

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Moiraine    5,694

There is nothing wrong with having cartoons in your Instant Queue.

 

I watched one cartoon on it and now 90% of my recommended viewing on Netflix is cartoons. No, I don't want to watch Dora the Explorer. She's got nothing on Shaun the Sheep.

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GSG    5,518

I'm watching the first episode of "Portlandia"

 

It's weird. Very weird.

 

But it's funny in a very weird way.

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Foppa    379

For you WWII buffs, or people who liked 'Shindler's List'...Take a look at 'The Grey Zone' with Harvey Keitel, Steve Buscemi, and David Arquette. It got bad reviews, but I watched it one night with no expectations and was really impressed. Granted, I've been to both Dacau and Auschwitz memorial sites, so I guess it's interesting to me. Worth a look.

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GSG    5,518

I started watching Firefly. I really like it, but it's kinda hard to get too excited about it since there is only one season and a movie.

 

Summer Glau is freaky looking btw.

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NUance    6,940

I started watching Firefly. I really like it, but it's kinda hard to get too excited about it since there is only one season and a movie.

Yeah, that's a great series. And the movie is even better. I can't believe they canceled after one year. What, with all the incredibly stupid shows that go on forever.

 

 

Summer Glau is freaky looking btw.

I couldn't decide whether she's hot, or weird looking. I even googled her, but still couldn't decide. Guess I'll reserve judgement until I see her in the buff. :lol:

 

 

 

By the way, I watched My Little Pony for the First time last night. I watch cartoons every night with my two-year old son. And when Pony showed up on my recommended list he just had to see it. :rolleyes:

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GSG    5,518

I started watching Firefly. I really like it, but it's kinda hard to get too excited about it since there is only one season and a movie.

Yeah, that's a great series. And the movie is even better. I can't believe they canceled after one year. What, with all the incredibly stupid shows that go on forever.

 

 

Summer Glau is freaky looking btw.

I couldn't decide whether she's hot, or weird looking. I even googled her, but still couldn't decide. Guess I'll reserve judgement until I see her in the buff. :lol:

 

 

 

By the way, I watched My Little Pony for the First time last night. I watch cartoons every night with my two-year old son. And when Pony showed up on my recommended list he just had to see it. :rolleyes:

 

Hahaha! He's a Brony now!

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NUance    6,940

I started watching Firefly. I really like it, but it's kinda hard to get too excited about it since there is only one season and a movie.

Yeah, that's a great series. And the movie is even better. I can't believe they canceled after one year. What, with all the incredibly stupid shows that go on forever.

 

 

Summer Glau is freaky looking btw.

I couldn't decide whether she's hot, or weird looking. I even googled her, but still couldn't decide. Guess I'll reserve judgement until I see her in the buff. :lol:

 

 

 

By the way, I watched My Little Pony for the First time last night. I watch cartoons every night with my two-year old son. And when Pony showed up on my recommended list he just had to see it. :rolleyes:

 

Hahaha! He's a Brony now!

Yeah. Now I'll never be able to talk him into watching Archer, or even Futurama. Spongebob is bad enough, Yo Gabba Gabba is harder to sit through. And now the Ponies. :facepalm:

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NUance    6,940

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I watched a documentary about Audie Murphy last night. Dude was pretty awesome on the battlefield. He saw almost continuous action for about a year and a half in Europe, fighting from Sicily until his company was moved to France. Started out as a buck private and received battlefield promotions until he was a company commander over 128 men. In his last battle, near Holtzwihr France, the Germans counter attacked at the point in the line where his company was located. Here is the wiki description of the battle:

The next day, January 26 (the temperature was 14 °F (−10 °C) with 24 inches (61 cm) of snow on the ground), his unit participated in the battle at Holtzwihr, France.[1][5] After fighting for some time, Murphy's unit was reduced to an effective strength of 19 out of 128. Murphy sent all of the remaining men to the rear[5] while he shot at the Germans with his M1 carbine until he ran out of ammunition. He then climbed aboard an abandoned, burning M10 tank destroyer and used its .50 caliber machine gun[1] to cut down the German infantry,[5] including one full squad of German infantry who crawled in a ditch to within 100 feet (30 m) of his position. He was able to call in artillery fire using a land-line telephone and, under heavy fire, was wounded in the leg.[1][5] He nonetheless continued his nearly single-handed battle for almost an hour.[1][5] He only stopped fighting when his telephone line to the artillery fire direction center was cut by enemy artillery. As his remaining men moved forward, he quickly organized them into a counter-attack[1][5] which ultimately drove the enemy from Holtzwihr. For these actions, Murphy was awarded the Medal of Honor.[1][5]

 

When asked after the war why he had seized the machine gun and taken on an entire company of German infantry, he replied simply, "They were killing my friends." LINK

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zoogs    6,011

That's surprising. I figured you'd be more of a Kim Possible fan.

 

Kim Possible! and her clumsy crime-fighting buddy Ron Stoppable. And the naked mole rat.

 

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THIS GUY!

 

Oh those were the days. Not as good as Fairly OddParents, though.

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Omaha-Husker    415

Pretty entertaining.

 

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Well that didn't work. Anyways, it is called "The Devils Double" the kind of true story about Uday Hussein's body double during The Gulf War.

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The Dude    6,479

Not on Netflix but showing currently on showtime.

 

Give this a look.... Division III: Footballs Finest.... Starring Andy Dick!!! I imagine this is how Pelini runs his program!!! :D

I think it's on Netflix. I'll have to check it out.

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GSG    5,518

I don't know if it's still on Netflix, but Jim Gaffigan's stand-up "Mr. Universe" is pretty good. Here's a sampling:

 

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zoogs    6,011

Haha! Eureka cracks me up sometimes. I loved their goofy Xmas special this past season and the recent body swapping one.

 

I think Psych is on Netflix too.

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Foppa    379

12 Monkeys

 

While I was watching it, I was trying to figure out what drug I had to be on for it to make sense and be interesting.

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NUance    6,940

12 Monkeys

 

While I was watching it, I was trying to figure out what drug I had to be on for it to make sense and be interesting.

Maybe a little Big Bud would help. If they sell it down where you are.

 

 

 

It's funny how different people's tastes are in movies. I know some people who don't care for Twelve Monkeys. But it's one of my favorite movies. Same with Big Lebowski. :lol:

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GSG    5,518

So I watched all the episodes of Firefly over the past few weeks and last night I watched Serenity. Now I'm at a complete loss on what to do with myself. 14 episodes and movie were not enough. I feel like that was enough to really get into it, but now I feel so empty since it's over :(

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zoogs    6,011

Never watched Serenity. I haven't started on the 3rd season of Arrested Development either. These are the things I think that keep me going. Knowing that, technically, there is still more 'Firefly' and more 'Arrested' to watch. Even if it means I have to never watch them. :P

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NUance    6,940

So I watched all the episodes of Firefly over the past few weeks and last night I watched Serenity. Now I'm at a complete loss on what to do with myself. 14 episodes and movie were not enough. I feel like that was enough to really get into it, but now I feel so empty since it's over :(

 

Never watched Serenity. I haven't started on the 3rd season of Arrested Development either. These are the things I think that keep me going. Knowing that, technically, there is still more 'Firefly' and more 'Arrested' to watch. Even if it means I have to never watch them. :P

 

Yeah, I watched Firefly followed by Serenity. A great way to view the series. Although I was sad that it ended with Serenity. Truly a great movie. After that I watched the TV series Dollhouse, another series by the Firefly/Serenity creator Joss Whedon. Not nearly as good as Firefly though, imho.

 

Lately I've been getting into documentaries. Netflix has a LOT of great documentaries. Watched WWII in color first. Now I'm in the middle of viewing The Revolution about America's Revolutionary War.

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sd'sker    3,251

i just heard netflix streaming is airing 30 for 30?

 

my netflix staples are 'american dad' and 'frasier'. then i like interesting stuff like 'mythbusters' or 'dirty jobs'. also, the 90's 'spiderman' and 'x-men' are a great bit of nostalgia. i almost only use netflix for television series.

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Stu    72

Breaking Bad

 

They have all the seasons up now, except of course the first 3 of this season. Great show.

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Nebula    411

Breaking Bad

 

They have all the seasons up now, except of course the first 3 of this season. Great show.

One of my favorite all time shows. At this point, people should probably just wait for season 5 to end if you haven't gotten into it yet. 'Cause if you find it as engrossing as I did, you'll watch them all in a matter of days and then hate having to wait until season 5 ends to watch the rest. Top five all time show for me, certainly for dramas, and probably makes the cut for all genres. Give it a while. It gets better and better and better and by season 4, the storyline is woven together perfectly. Cranston earned the accolades he has for this show for a reason. His rendition of a very complicated character is truly exceptional.

 

The Ken Burns documentary on the American Civil War is fascinating. Highly recommended for any history enthusiasts. There is also a deal on the Dark Ages and the Plague that is really interesting too. Can you imagine being alive during the Black Death? You get crazy stats, but the number around the middle seems to be about 1/3 of Europe's total population, dead. And not just seizing up. Boils, agony. Good lord...what a friggin nightmare that would have been.

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Moiraine    5,694

So I watched all the episodes of Firefly over the past few weeks and last night I watched Serenity. Now I'm at a complete loss on what to do with myself. 14 episodes and movie were not enough. I feel like that was enough to really get into it, but now I feel so empty since it's over :(

 

Welcome to the club. I was depressed for about a week after I finished it for the first time

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NUance    6,940

Netflix just added ESPN's 30 for 30 docs

i just heard netflix streaming is airing 30 for 30?

 

my netflix staples are 'american dad' and 'frasier'. then i like interesting stuff like 'mythbusters' or 'dirty jobs'. also, the 90's 'spiderman' and 'x-men' are a great bit of nostalgia. i almost only use netflix for television series.

Yeah. Can't wait to watch some of the 30 for 30 episodes I missed. And rewatch some of the ones I liked. The episode on Marcus Dupree was especially good. :thumbs:

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