Go Back   Forums @ The Digital Fix > Entertainment Discussion Forums > Television Discussion

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-02-2013, 08:47   #61
basegreen
neergesab
 
basegreen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Too far south..
Posts: 12,764
Thanks: 370
Thanked 504 Times in 373 Posts
Finished it now.
basegreen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2013, 13:14   #62
Rabbi of Caerbannog
Trusted User
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Location: Location
Posts: 2,481
Thanks: 32
Thanked 8 Times in 7 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by nutter45 View Post
Kevin Spacey starring, starts in Feb. I remember the original fondly....Francis Urquhart... "I couldn't possibly comment"
Is it basically the US remake / version of the Ian Richardson one? Got that boxset and thoroughy enjoyed when it was on originally.

Tempted to give the free trial a bash, but not got a good connection ~2mb at best.
Rabbi of Caerbannog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2013, 13:58   #63
nutter45
burninator
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: London
Posts: 9,260
Thanks: 717
Thanked 308 Times in 204 Posts
House of Cards - Netflix

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rabbi of Caerbannog View Post
Is it basically the US remake / version of the Ian Richardson one? Got that boxset and thoroughy enjoyed when it was on originally.

Tempted to give the free trial a bash, but not got a good connection ~2mb at best.
Basically, yes. The "I couldn't possibly comment" phrase carries through to this which is good

My web connection is pretty ropey but handles Netflix fine. Well worth a try, nothing to lose
nutter45 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2013, 18:47   #64
basegreen
neergesab
 
basegreen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Too far south..
Posts: 12,764
Thanks: 370
Thanked 504 Times in 373 Posts
2mb is fine.
basegreen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2013, 11:30   #65
orac
information is restricted
 
orac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Devon
Posts: 5,442
Thanks: 154
Thanked 50 Times in 40 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by basegreen View Post
2mb is fine.
Not sure how they do it - but can get Netflix medium HD on 2.2mb connection

Not a chance with iplayer..

Shame the Netflix library isn't better though..
__________________
its that fine line between stupid and clever..

Films you must see
orac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2013, 11:45   #66
basegreen
neergesab
 
basegreen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Too far south..
Posts: 12,764
Thanks: 370
Thanked 504 Times in 373 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by orac View Post
Not sure how they do it - but can get Netflix medium HD on 2.2mb connection

Not a chance with iplayer..

Shame the Netflix library isn't better though..
Yeah, I've pretty much run out of stuff to watch. ALl the best stuff is things I've already seen because its good!
basegreen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2013, 15:42   #67
orac
information is restricted
 
orac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Devon
Posts: 5,442
Thanks: 154
Thanked 50 Times in 40 Posts
going to hammer the free month though and might pay for a month or two...

Annie Hall, Network and The Insider are all on there in HD (not on blu ray in UK as yet).
__________________
its that fine line between stupid and clever..

Films you must see
orac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-02-2013, 00:40   #68
joconnor
(,O'.')-O
 
joconnor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: is everything
Posts: 5,918
Thanks: 71
Thanked 82 Times in 50 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by basegreen View Post
Yeah, I've pretty much run out of stuff to watch. ALl the best stuff is things I've already seen because its good!
You should invest in Unblock Us then, I've barely watched Netflix UK since I signed up. Well worth for the extra £3 a month.
joconnor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-02-2013, 01:37   #69
sharp_circle
Fantasist
 
sharp_circle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Birmingham
Posts: 6,587
Thanks: 343
Thanked 269 Times in 129 Posts
Before this show I would never have thought it but does anyone else find Robin Wright absolutely ******* gorgeous? maybe it's the ice queen **** but christ I can't get enough of her!

On ep 9 now and loving this show!!
__________________
Gamertag = SharpC1rcle
PSN = SharpCircle
sharp_circle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-02-2013, 05:01   #70
BigH
Trusted User
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Brighton
Posts: 5,395
Thanks: 20
Thanked 36 Times in 27 Posts
Re: House of Cards - Netflix

Quote:
Originally Posted by sharp_circle View Post
Before this show I would never have thought it but does anyone else find Robin Wright absolutely ******* gorgeous? maybe it's the ice queen **** but christ I can't get enough of her!

On ep 9 now and loving this show!!


Been in love with her since The Princess Bride
__________________
I love my dead gay son
BigH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-02-2013, 13:29   #71
basegreen
neergesab
 
basegreen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Too far south..
Posts: 12,764
Thanks: 370
Thanked 504 Times in 373 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by joconnor View Post
You should invest in Unblock Us then, I've barely watched Netflix UK since I signed up. Well worth for the extra £3 a month.
I have that too -- but TBH there's not a great deal on there that I've not watched. PLus I tend to consume netflix in a VERY varied way and its a pain not having such flexibility.
basegreen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-02-2013, 14:08   #72
Guest 22025
Steppin' Razor
 
Guest 22025's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Your Mum
Posts: 6,173
Thanks: 20
Thanked 57 Times in 25 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by BigH View Post
Been in love with her since The Princess Bride
For some reason she's far sexier in this. As sharp says it must be something to do with the manipulative bitch persona ... altho I'd probably still cheat on her with Kata Mara.
Guest 22025 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14-02-2013, 15:44   #73
joconnor
(,O'.')-O
 
joconnor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: is everything
Posts: 5,918
Thanks: 71
Thanked 82 Times in 50 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by basegreen View Post
I have that too -- but TBH there's not a great deal on there that I've not watched. PLus I tend to consume netflix in a VERY varied way and its a pain not having such flexibility.
There are lots of movies on there that don't show up in any category while browsing. I've found loads searching through moreflicks.
joconnor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-02-2013, 01:12   #74
sharp_circle
Fantasist
 
sharp_circle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Birmingham
Posts: 6,587
Thanks: 343
Thanked 269 Times in 129 Posts
Finally finished the series and have to say I haven't been this gripped by a series since game of thrones which to be fair is basically an exact copy of the books.



So I also have been saying to my missus for the whole series that Zoe was the lead in Girl with a dragon tattoo, turns out it's her older sister!
__________________
Gamertag = SharpC1rcle
PSN = SharpCircle
sharp_circle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-02-2013, 11:28   #75
Roberto
OMG! it's full of stars!
 
Roberto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Londoner
Posts: 16,916
Thanks: 867
Thanked 600 Times in 252 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by sharp_circle View Post
Before this show I would never have thought it but does anyone else find Robin Wright absolutely ******* gorgeous? maybe it's the ice queen **** but christ I can't get enough of her!
Kristen Connolly for me, Peter Russo's girlfriend, just beautiful

Up to ep10 now, great stuff althrough the episode where he visits his old uni was boring crap and didn't anything to do with the plot
__________________
Saddam✓Osama✓Gaddafi✓Kim Jong-un☐Justin Bieber☐

Last edited by Roberto; 15-02-2013 at 11:29.
Roberto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-02-2013, 11:46   #76
statto
Jedi Master
 
statto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 15,514
Thanks: 111
Thanked 405 Times in 194 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roberto View Post
Kristen Connolly for me, Peter Russo's girlfriend, just beautiful

Up to ep10 now, great stuff althrough the episode where he visits his old uni was boring crap and didn't anything to do with the plot
statto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-02-2013, 11:47   #77
JimDriver2
Trusted User
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Cardiff
Posts: 6,325
Thanks: 254
Thanked 216 Times in 141 Posts
Broken spoiler tag there.
JimDriver2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-02-2013, 11:50   #78
nutter45
burninator
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: London
Posts: 9,260
Thanks: 717
Thanked 308 Times in 204 Posts
House of Cards - Netflix

nutter45 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 15-02-2013, 11:51   #79
Jez
Ellis Retire!
 
Jez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Tim Buck Too
Posts: 7,472
Thanks: 5
Thanked 72 Times in 49 Posts
Robin Wright is absolutely terrifying in this.
__________________
Up the Villa!
Jez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15-02-2013, 15:52   #80
sharp_circle
Fantasist
 
sharp_circle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Birmingham
Posts: 6,587
Thanks: 343
Thanked 269 Times in 129 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by JimDriver2 View Post
Broken spoiler tag there.
Spoiler is working fine for me...
__________________
Gamertag = SharpC1rcle
PSN = SharpCircle
sharp_circle is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Anyone watching Netflix? rebeccajones Television Discussion 14 16-01-2012 17:40
[BBC Four] House of Cards Guest 43206 Television Discussion 3 10-11-2005 15:22
House Of Cards Trilogy (DVD) £17.99 Guest 20136 Bargain Forum 1 06-09-2004 19:48
[DVD] House of Cards Trilogy Box - £17.87 John Hodson Bargain Forum 13 10-07-2004 17:14

All times are GMT. The time now is 11:39.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright ©2000 - 2018 Poisonous Monkey Ltd. Part of The Digital Fix Network