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While not a NF show, I'll mention "Grisse" .. kinda cheesy at times, but not to bad .. HBOgo .. from HBO Asia, which I never knew existed ..

http://hboasia.com/HBO/en-sg/shows/grisse/
I watched the first episode of this and haven't decided if I'm going to watch more of it yet, depends on how full my dance card is.
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Speaking of Asia, I had some guests over the weekend and we watched some of the "Street Food" episodes starting with Thai street food. It's a delicious series.

https://www.netflix.com/title/80244996
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Wink My point exactly

Netflix has a cancellation problem. https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/netflix-cancellation-problem-110000473.html


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Watched Tijuana a few weeks back. It's a drama about a newspaper set against the backdrop of how dangerous it is to be a journalist in Mexico these days. I thought it was very good and it showed how fragile the truth can be in such an environment.
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Speaking of Asia, I had some guests over the weekend and we watched some of the "Street Food" episodes starting with Thai street food. It's a delicious series.

https://www.netflix.com/title/80244996
I took your advice last night and watched the first 3 or 4 .. 30 minute episodes .. it was interesting and quite emotional at times to hear the stories and dedication of these "Street Chefs" ..

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They flood us with too many shows and probably like me many want to check out the new offerings and put second and third seasons on the back burner. I just note how much more cautious Hulu and Amazon are and leave their audiences "asking for more".
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Arrow Netflix is now streaming one of the biggest movies in the world

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Watched Tijuana a few weeks back. It's a drama about a newspaper set against the backdrop of how dangerous it is to be a journalist in Mexico these days. I thought it was very good and it showed how fragile the truth can be in such an environment.
Great well done series. I liked each episode's arc. We're getting some good stuff from Mexico these days as well as South America. Much of it in 4K too!


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The Wandering Planet.

Yep, watched last night. At times it looks stunning at other times the CGI looks dated. But if you have an Atmos system it has a demo killer sound mix.

The storyline is so outrageous you just have to put that part of your brain aside.
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The Wandering Planet.

Yep, watched last night. At times it looks stunning at other times the CGI looks dated. But if you have an Atmos system it has a demo killer sound mix.

The storyline is so outrageous you just have to put that part of your brain aside.
Just out of curiosity, is there an English dubbed version or just the sub-titles .. ??

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Just out of curiosity, is there an English dubbed version or just the sub-titles .. ??
Yes, it has a dubbed English soundtrack although I watched with the Mandarin soundtrack with subtitles.

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Yes, it has a dubbed English soundtrack although I watched with the Mandarin soundtrack with subtitles.
Thanks, I had looked at the intro page thru my laptop, but it did not show any language options .. I'll see what Mr ROKU says tonight ..

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"The Society" is turning into quite a bit more than what I was expecting. I'm at episode 6 now.
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"Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" .. the Ted Bundy Biopic .. IMO, as good as any production of it's type I've ever watched .. the whole cast just knocks it out of the park ..

https://www.netflix.com/title/81028570

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I finished "The Society" last night and thought it was very good. But, I think some would find it a little "soapy" though head and shoulders above any CW "soap" and there is a very good sociological theme throughout. A friend thought it could have been boiled down to 6 episodes and probably could have but Netflix for some reason seldom orders just 6 episodes. It's some of the series they license from other sources that were already produced for 6 episodes. I notice they are going for quality over quantity by released "Black Mirror" season 5 in episode batches at a time.
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I finished "The Society" last night and thought it was very good. But, I think some would find it a little "soapy" though head and shoulders above any CW "soap" and there is a very good sociological theme throughout. A friend thought it could have been boiled down to 6 episodes and probably could have but Netflix for some reason seldom orders just 6 episodes. It's some of the series they license from other sources that were already produced for 6 episodes. I notice they are going for quality over quantity by released "Black Mirror" season 5 in episode batches at a time.
I finished Ep.6 last night and it really does take a hard turn to darkness in that episode. Going to try and finish it tonight.

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