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Old 12-18-2015, 02:41 PM
 
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CatTX[/b];42327565]I have the same taste and also like Peaky Blinders, The Knick, Better Call Saul, and Lilyhammer. For an older gem, Dead Like Me. Endeavor (Inspector Morse Prequel) and Whitechapel are also very good. And What we do in the Shadows and Crimson Rivers.

Modhatter, have you tried Curb Your Enthusiasm? People seem to either love it or hate it, hub and I think it's hilarious. .
Curb Your Enthusiasm is one of my favorite and was on my recommended list. I think Larry David is a genius. I'm also a fan of Woody Allen. (Anne Hall)

I have also watched a number of your recommended. Thank you. I agree Breaking Bad was good and very well done. Thought the kid (Jesse) in it was a wonderful actor. Others like Game of Thrones (Peter Dinklage) etc. are well done, but just not my cup of tea I guess. Also think Better Call Saul is well done. So is Fargo, but alas bloody.

biscuitmom: I did very much enjoy Unbreakable and Catastrophe. It was also on my list. Laura Dern did a terrific job in Unbreakable.

NoMoreSnowForMe: I did see that movie with Hugh Grant about the mountain, and enjoyed it.
Did not see Waking Ned Devine, but watched a trailer on your recommendation and have it on my watch list now.

Creepy: 13 Conversations looks very interesting. I am going to have to check that one out. Looks like something I might like.

Just came across an older show that I think was terrific, called "SOAP". The guy who plays Bert was great. (especially when he thought he could make himself invisible) The dummy was a hoot too.

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Old 12-18-2015, 05:05 PM
 
Location: Northeastern Pennsylvania
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Firefly. Only 13 episodes before Fox cancelled it. It had such a following however that a movie followed. Serenity.

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Old 12-19-2015, 08:00 PM
 
Location: SoCal
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I saw The woman in Gold recently and I quite like it.
Woman in Gold (2015) - IMDb
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Old 12-19-2015, 08:25 PM
 
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I love the movie Gods and Monsters. I've seen it many times and never tire of it.
Gods and Monsters (1998) - IMDb
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Old 12-19-2015, 08:40 PM
 
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I love the movie Gods and Monsters. I've seen it many times and never tire of it.
Gods and Monsters (1998) - IMDb
I saw that move as well and enjoyed it also. The fella who played the gardener (Brenden Fraser) was certainly sexy and Ian McKellen did a great job. Some humorous lines I recall.
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Old 12-19-2015, 09:42 PM
 
Location: middle tennessee
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I saw The woman in Gold recently and I quite like it.
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I just watched this. I love Klimt and Helen Mirren was excellent as always.


Have you seen Philomena with Judi Dench?


Hope I spelled all those names correctly
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Old 12-19-2015, 10:37 PM
 
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Tonight, I stumbled upon a movie about two male retirees who are friends and decide to travel to Iceland together to experience something new....on Starz channel....so it takes place in Iceland.

It has a strong comedic side, but also has a lot of good insights. It's pretty interesting.

Land Ho! (2014)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3283556/?ref_=nv_sr_1

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Old 12-20-2015, 12:41 AM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...a traveling man.
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That's why I like the oldies on channels like METV, GETTV, ANTTV, and the like. They have sitcoms like "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "The Bob Newhart Show" and so forth. They are fun to watch again and you don't need cable. Recently, Get TV has been showing old "Danny Kaye" and "Merv Griffin" reruns I find them fascinating.
This is our choice of TV these days. Aah the good ol' days.
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Old 12-20-2015, 05:54 AM
 
Location: Just west of the Missouri River
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I love movies/TV with older characters. Lots of my favorites in this thread, but no one has mentioned "Wallender." I do not have cable, so I watch with Netflix or Amazon Prime. Netflix carries two versions of "Wallender"--a British one with Kenneth Branagh playing the aging, small town police detective. That's a very good show, but my favorite is the Swedish version with Krister Henririksson, a very subtle, but excellent actor.

Both versions are available for streaming on Netflix.
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Old 12-20-2015, 05:58 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles area
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My tastes in film have not changed with age. I have always enjoyed film as art. A good movie is a good movie regardless of the age of the viewer (beyond teenagers, of course). I like foreign films, but there are plenty of superb American films as well, and not all the popular ones are bad just because they are popular. For example, "Blue Jasmine" was a remarkable work of art on multiple levels and "Nebraska" was a wonderful comedy with some deeper pathos.

A new Jordanian film in Arabic with English sub-titles, "Theeb", out only a month or so, was excellent.
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