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BlakeyNoFlakey

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Thought I'd start a thread where we can just generally discuss shows or movies you might be watching on STAN.

This includes ANY TV series or Movie you are watching on STAN.


We've been enjoying watching Will & Grace, really like David Schwimmer on the show. I've been watching The Last Ship on occasions and have got into it.
 
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They've only made about 6 shows. Will & Grace and The Last Ship aren't any of them.
Again, this thread is not about shows made specifically for STAN (like in the Netflix thread), it's just a place to discuss anything you might be watching on STAN at the moment. You need to stop smelling your own farts.
 

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Bump bump bump.

Black Monday is hilarious and captured my attention within the first 30 seconds. Don Cheadle is awesome in it.
I enjoyed Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist and really hope it's going to get a second season.

RuPaul's Drag Race is my fave. Can't wait til All Stars 5 yaassss
 

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I'm surprised there isn't much of a response in this thread - I reckon Stan is getting a pretty fantastic mix of classic movies and new shows. I just watched There Will Be Blood last night (great film!) and one of my favourite shows of the last few years is on there - Get Shorty. It's really brilliantly done!
 

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I'm surprised there isn't much of a response in this thread - I reckon Stan is getting a pretty fantastic mix of classic movies and new shows. I just watched There Will Be Blood last night (great film!) and one of my favourite shows of the last few years is on there - Get Shorty. It's really brilliantly done!
I’ve watched about half of the first season of Get Shorty on a plane a couple of years ago and really enjoyed it, I sense by your post it’s worth persisting with? I enjoyed the first few eps
 

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I’ve watched about half of the first season of Get Shorty on a plane a couple of years ago and really enjoyed it, I sense by your post it’s worth persisting with? I enjoyed the first few eps
Yeah, it's really great. Some of the characters are a bit of a two-dimensional stereotype in the first season, but they all get fleshed out as they go along, which i think makes Season 2/3 even better than the first. Chris O'Dowd plays completely against type much better than I expected, but Ray Romano's character is probably my favourite.
 

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RuPaul's Drag Race is my fave. Can't wait til All Stars 5 yaassss
All Stars has kind of disappointed, especially after falling in love with Krystal Methyd and Heidi N Closet just a few short weeks ago. And before that UK. And I haven't even started Canada. And then there was Secret Celebrity Drag Race. There's a risk of oversaturation.

Found The Other Two an enjoyable comedy series, ditto PEN15 which I'm about halfway through. And Ramy, which I need to watch Season Two of. In short, they have some really good current comedies on there! And then Normal People was just gorgeous and beautiful.

I also do admire their foreign and classic films collection, which is a lot better than Netflix. It's a worry that in this period of streaming a lot of classics seem to be left behind, so it's nice to see The Umbrellas of of Cherbourg, Persona and numerous Werner Herzog films to pop up.
 

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All Stars has kind of disappointed, especially after falling in love with Krystal Methyd and Heidi N Closet just a few short weeks ago. And before that UK. And I haven't even started Canada. And then there was Secret Celebrity Drag Race. There's a risk of oversaturation.

Found The Other Two an enjoyable comedy series, ditto PEN15 which I'm about halfway through. And Ramy, which I need to watch Season Two of. In short, they have some really good current comedies on there! And then Normal People was just gorgeous and beautiful.

I also do admire their foreign and classic films collection, which is a lot better than Netflix. It's a worry that in this period of streaming a lot of classics seem to be left behind, so it's nice to see The Umbrellas of of Cherbourg, Persona and numerous Werner Herzog films to pop up.
Ramy is brilliant. Granted I'm only 3 episodes in, but I'm really loving it. It's a really nuanced take on life as a modern Muslim and tackles some remarkably complex issues e.g. the different expectations of sex/chastity for guys/girls that are culturally Muslim rather than religious.
 

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All Stars has kind of disappointed, especially after falling in love with Krystal Methyd and Heidi N Closet just a few short weeks ago. And before that UK. And I haven't even started Canada. And then there was Secret Celebrity Drag Race. There's a risk of oversaturation.

Found The Other Two an enjoyable comedy series, ditto PEN15 which I'm about halfway through. And Ramy, which I need to watch Season Two of. In short, they have some really good current comedies on there! And then Normal People was just gorgeous and beautiful.

I also do admire their foreign and classic films collection, which is a lot better than Netflix. It's a worry that in this period of streaming a lot of classics seem to be left behind, so it's nice to see The Umbrellas of of Cherbourg, Persona and numerous Werner Herzog films to pop up.
Yeah I agree that All Stars has been a letdown. And I reckon my girl isn’t gonna win 😭. I’m saving the Canada series for after this one, too confusing to watch both at once.
 

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Agreed on Stan having the superior old movie selection. Netflix nowadays has barely anything older than a decade, purely a free trial & dump proposition on that content element.
 

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Has anyone been watching Perpetual Grace Ltd? It's set in New Mexico (so has a bit of a BB vibe) about a guy who thinks his parents (pastors of a small town church and who run a halfway house) are secretly ripping off their clients, so enlists someone to help him steal his parents' wealth with a convoluted plan. The father is played by Ben Kingsley (as in, Oscar winning actor from Ghandi Ben Kingsley!!!) and is absolutely incredible in the role. Some of it is just bonkers and really would fit in well with Coen Brothers films.
 

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New to Stan.

Power season 1 was great.

Enjoyed Killing Eve but for some reason I've stopped watching it.

Mowing through Breaking Bad again.

Will launch into Better Call Saul once I'm finished with Breaking Bad.

Very impressed with Stan's line up so far.
 

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New to Stan.

Power season 1 was great.

Enjoyed Killing Eve but for some reason I've stopped watching it.

Mowing through Breaking Bad again.

Will launch into Better Call Saul once I'm finished with Breaking Bad.

Very impressed with Stan's line up so far.
Billions is cool.
 

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