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Who gets to fill up my Netflix queue? You do! 
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I decided to sign up for a Netflix account, and now I'm looking for some recommendations. What's unique? Interesting? What should I watch?

Basically, I'm seeking some good movies, some creative picks. I've been looking through the selection and think there's a lot of potential, so I'm leaving this wide open. Sexual Chocolate's Netflix queue is a blank slate. You get to fill it.

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Shiri seems like a good start.


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I have seen Shiri, and thought it was pretty good.

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OK then, have you seen either of the Battle Royale films?


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I have seen Battle Royale. Didn't know there was a sequel. Searching...

Edit: So there is a sequel. Into the queue it goes.

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Do you like thrillers? Do you like SIlence Of The Lambs? If you do, then I recommend Michael Mann's underrated Manhunter. It's easily, along with Silence), the best of the Lecter movies.

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Saw Manhunter a long time ago, but it's been years. Into the queue it goes.

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I mean, the absolute best things on Netflix right now are TV shows. Tons of great shows on there right now. Especially, though, if you haven't seen it, check out Terriers. Great one-season-and-done private eye buddy show. A lot of fun.

As for actual movies...

I'd check out the 30 for 30 sports documentaries, especially: The Two Escobars and Muhammad and Larry.

If you haven't seen it yet, definitely queue up the restored Metropolis.

Batman: Under the Red Hood is a really good Batman / Joker--and Batman / Robin(s)--story.

And #1 in my own queue right now is Primer. Pretty excited.


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One thriller I would definitely recommend is Reindeer Games, it's one Frankenheimer's more underrated efforts.


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I've wanted to see the restored version of Metropolis for a while now, so it goes to the top of the queue.

And I've never seen Reindeer Games. Dumb title, but the title doesn't make the movie. Into the queue.

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Vexer wrote:
One thriller I would definitely recommend is Reindeer Games, it's one Frankenheimer's more underrated efforts.


Reindeer Games is okay. But a better John Frankenheimer thriller is the earlier Ronin starring Robert De Niro.

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Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, The Turin Horse, and Alps... for your consideration for the Pedros. :) They're all on Instant, too!

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Ernest Goes Somewhere Cheap
Honk If You're Horny
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Ken wrote:
Ernest Goes Somewhere Cheap
Honk If You're Horny
Alice Doesn't Live Anymore


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Jeff Wilder wrote:

Reindeer Games is okay. But a better John Frankenheimer thriller is the earlier Ronin starring Robert De Niro.


Ronin is one of those "haven't seen in a while" films. Into the queue with it.

Pedro wrote:
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia, The Turin Horse, and Alps... for your consideration for the Pedros. :) They're all on Instant, too!


Will have to check these out.

Ken wrote:
Ernest Goes Somewhere Cheap
Honk If You're Horny
Alice Doesn't Live Anymore


Honk If You're Horny was a favorite of mine as an 8-year old. However, Alice is one of the few Scorsese films I haven't seen. Into the queue.

And...in honor of the passing of Michael Winner, I'll add one of his films. To be determined...

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How well do you know your De Palma? Dressed to Kill, Body Double and Femme Fatale are all intriguing and thought provoking entries.

Have you seen anything by Sion Sono? Love Exposure may be four hours long but is his best film to introduce yourself to his work; rewarding, massively entertaining and energy to fucking burn.

You've seen Glengarry Glen Ross, right?

Haneke's best film remains Cache, his most fascinating mechanism that actually works as a movie. Avoid Funny Games like the plague.

The Wages of Fear is, in my opinion, the best film to come out of the fifties. Brutally powerful, despairingly nihilistic, an existential masterpiece that leaves an impact. Hitchcock considered Clouzot his rival for a reason.

People seem to have forgotten Purfume: The Story of a Murderer, but goddamn I love that film.

If you're in the mood for Godard I'd recommend Breathless, which feels fresher and livelier fifty-two year after the fact than some of the films nominated for this year's Oscars.

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How well do you know your De Palma? Dressed to Kill, Body Double and Femme Fatale are all intriguing and thought provoking entries.

Have you seen anything by Sion Sono? Love Exposure may be four hours long but is his best film to introduce yourself to his work; rewarding, massively entertaining and energy to fucking burn.

You've seen Glengarry Glen Ross, right?

Haneke's best film remains Cache, his most fascinating mechanism that actually works as a movie. Avoid Funny Games like the plague.

The Wages of Fear is, in my opinion, the best film to come out of the fifties. Brutally powerful, despairingly nihilistic, an existential masterpiece that leaves an impact. Hitchcock considered Clouzot his rival for a reason.

People seem to have forgotten Purfume: The Story of a Murderer, but goddamn I love that film.

If you're in the mood for Godard I'd recommend Breathless, which feels fresher and livelier fifty-two year after the fact than some of the films nominated for this year's Oscars.


I've seen a lot of De Palma. Body Double is one of the few that I haven't. Into the queue.

Glengarry Glen Ross is one I haven't seen in a long time. Definitely time for a rewatch.

Cache goes into the queue. Never seen it. I have, however, seen the remake of Funny Games.

The Wages Of Fear is one of the greatest films ever made, one of my all time favorite films...and I own it on DVD.

Perfume is one I'll have to check out. Same with Love Exposure. Neither ever played in my neck of the woods.

I have seen Breathless. Fine film.

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Every episode of Cowboy Bebop, as well as the movie. Even if you're not into anime, it is fundamental viewing for any film or space opera fan.

A Separation was my favorite movie of 2011, but definitely check out Drive, my second favorite film of that year, too.

Beasts of the Southern Wild is the highest-ranking movie on my best-of-2012 list that is currently available on DVD and Blu-ray, although I'm not sure if Netflix has it yet...

The Dark Knight Rises was easily one of 2012's best blockbusters. Check it out. Now. If you haven't seen the other movies, then check them out first.

Now, would someone please go and post predictions for my This Rotten Week contest on the Competitions forum. Please?


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I don't know much about Cowboy Bebop. Is it something where you have to watch the series before the movie, or does it not matter?

I'm going to check out A Separation. Wanted to see it, but never got around to it.

I've seen Drive. Fantastic film, the best film of 2011 IMHO.

Beasts of the Southern Wild is another one I'll be checking out.

I saw The Dark Knight Rises when it came out. It's a well-made movie with horrid politics and great action.

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I've wanted to see the restored version of Metropolis for a while now, so it goes to the top of the queue.

And I've never seen Reindeer Games. Dumb title, but the title doesn't make the movie. Into the queue.


If you feel like older films, they've got a lot of Fritz Lang films including most of his German films. If you've noticed, I've liked everything I've seen by him. Okay, the end of Spies is pretty iffy, but it's a fun ride. Also check out the Douglas Fairbanks silents which are incredibly fun. The man invented swashbuckling.

A Separation is a great film.

By the way, "Cowgirls 'n' Angels" is now on Netflix. I'm probably the only person on Reelviews who's seen it, and here's your chance. I'm not making fun of it. I rather like the film despite it being intended for a younger audience.

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