Netflix is my TV

Netflix is a great way to catch up on shows you might have missed. I think Continuum and Lost Girl are two pretty good scifi/fantasy shows made and aired on networks where no-one saw them. It also has Leverage, one of my all-time favorite TV series. BBC’s Sherlock is more of a movie series than a TV series. Arrow is also way better than most attempts at superheroes on TV.

When my Facebook and Twitter were full of references to Love Actually, I gave in and watched it on Netflix. Not a bad movie, plus the guy wrote a Doctor Who episode.

Some other fun rewatches:
Big Trouble in Little China
The Italian Job (I’m a fan of heist movies)
Escape from LA (those movies didn’t age well)

Watched on some sort of self dare
Mantera (ugh)

Plan to watch
Europa Report
Warehouse 13 (took me a bit to get into)
Alphas (Tried it once. Might try again.)

Mini-reviews of my Netflix history

Netflix is my replacement for Cable TV and I am doing a great job of watching the things I never got around to 10-20 years ago.

Margin Call – Nice concept but so poorly written I’m not sure the characters even cared what happened to them.

The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch – Very good heist-type movie about a murdered billionaire and his secret heir.

Heathers – Shoulderpads

Neverland – Syfychannel prequel to Peter Pan. Nothing much more to add to that.

House of Cards – Netflix-exclusive series and possibly one of the best series of 2013.

Vanilla Sky – It’s a sci-fi movie, but only the last 10 minutes. The rest is just Tom Cruise being sad.

Raising Arizona – Nicolas Cage at the high point of his career. 1987.

Monsters – Another good find. Low-budget alien movie by the guy making the Godzilla remake. Very light on the sci-fi part.