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Andrew / January 11, 2007 10:41 AM

Question suggested by Jane.

I don't have Netflix currently, but here's what's on my to-watch stack:
- The Godfather Trilogy
- Lost in Translation
- Kids in the Hall season 1
- Good Eats season 3-6

mike / January 11, 2007 10:45 AM

Just watched "Double Indemnity" and next up is "Through A Glass Darkly."

mo / January 11, 2007 11:05 AM

mostly horror.

anne / January 11, 2007 11:11 AM

Just sent back "North by Northwest".
Now on to "Spies Like Us", "Roustabout", "Brick", and "How the West was Won".

Nicole / January 11, 2007 11:13 AM

The entire Six Feet Under series, which I signed up for Netflix specifically to see.

Of the couple movies that are on it, I have "Brick" as well!

anna / January 11, 2007 11:14 AM

Unfortunately, a bunch of crap I don't actually want to see. My main squeeze keeps an eagle eye on my queue and, Bam!, all of a sudden I have Miami Vice or Disc 1 of Dallas: Seasons 1 & 2.
I do have an AFI Top 100 list, though, and I love it. Just returned the Searchers.

Baldeesh / January 11, 2007 11:34 AM

There's a lot.

It consists of zombie movies, british TV shows (most of that is "Doctor Who"), and documentaries/educational programming.

There are other things from other categories, and I keep getting suggestions, but that's my list in a nutshell.

CC / January 11, 2007 11:42 AM

I have all of Sex and the City seasons - signed up on Netflix to see the series I missed in its hype. Shopgirl, Venus Beauty Institute, Charlotte Sometimes, another Audrey Tatou movie (something Eggplant in French), Intimacy, Lie with Me, Felicity Season 1 (was a huge Felicity fan in college, but missed the first season). NBC's The Office Season 1. I want to put Brick down as well.

Josh / January 11, 2007 11:51 AM

Lots of John Ford movies in my queue. Anything starring Andy Lau as well. Also, The Apartment, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Martin & Lewis movies. Just got The Black Dahlia and The Descent.

BTW, "Brick" was pretty good, but I watched the whole thing with subtitles just to catch all the specific slang in the film.

skafiend / January 11, 2007 11:54 AM

1. Northern Exposure, Season 1, Disk 2
2. Heading South
3. Roger Dodger
4. I'm All Right Jack (a 1959 British comedy with Peter Sellers)
5. Nacho Libre

Jeff / January 11, 2007 11:57 AM

Prime Suspect 3 (Vol 1-2)


Singin' in the Rain

The Last Waltz

The Glass Menagerie



Fighter (the documentary)

Our Lady of the Assassins

In the Heat of the Night


Hannah and Her Sisters

The Night of the Hunter

Gangs of New York


Medium Cool

and 478 other movies. No, I'm not kidding. I wish I was. I think I have a problem.

Hal / January 11, 2007 11:57 AM

The Netflix/rental disks currently at home:
Saw II
Da Ali G Show Season 2
Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai

Just returned:
Another Gay Movie
Transporter 2

On the shelf, waiting to be seen, that I own:

In the player, watched one short episode at a time:
Creature Comforts, Season 1

Bill V / January 11, 2007 12:13 PM

Just saw Who Killed The Electric Car? and United 93. Upcoming it's The Three Burials of Melguiades Estrada and The Proposition.

Carrie / January 11, 2007 12:23 PM

In home now:
Seven Up
Walk the Line

Just returned:
1900 House
The Office, Season 2

Coming down the pipe (eventually):
Season 1 of Six Feet Under
some Ab Fab
other random documentaries (including Street Fight, which took forever to become available on Netflix!), foreign films, dramas, etc.
and, last but certainly not least, many old episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000, my favorite show evah!

Veronica / January 11, 2007 12:23 PM

Right now I'm doing Superman, The Animated Series, with The Adventures of Superman (w/George Reeve) up next. I just finished going through all the Twin Peaks DVDs, so I'm excited for Season 2 of that show to come out. I actually never watched this when it was on the air.

mike / January 11, 2007 12:33 PM

Jeff, I strongly urge you to wipe "Alphaville" out of your queue! Otherwise, you'll find out the tedious way that even Godard can suck.

shermann / January 11, 2007 12:36 PM

Saw a while ago:
Subject Two, Calavaire, Repulsion (the original), District B13 and Cavite

Just returned:
Snakes on a Plane, Devil Wears Prada, A Chinese Ghost Story and Lady Vengeance.

Next up: The Illusionist, The Proposition (Guy Pearce Western) and The Promise

In Cue: Dead Man's Shoes and Tokyo Fist, Altered and Naked Monster

Dunl / January 11, 2007 12:45 PM

Out now:
The Last Temptation of Christ (started watching last night)
The General (Silent)

In my queue: (which I find myself re-ordering every time I look at it -- including just now):
Miami Vice
The Constant Gardener
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
Goal! The Dream Begins
Nacho Libre
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Brimstone & Treacle
Adventures of Pete & Pete
: Seas. 1: Disc 1
The Passion of Joan of Arc
City Lights
The Awful Truth
Lost Horizon
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Hoop Dreams
Grizzly Man
Robot Chicken
: Season 1: Disc 1
Robot Chicken
: Season 1: Disc 2
The Tunnel
Punch-Drunk Love
Men with Guns

"Saved" (but not available from Netflix):
Fahrenheit 451
The Nasty Girl

Recently returned:
California Split

Andy / January 11, 2007 12:53 PM

I just returned Battlestar Galactica 2.5. Frustrating end to the season (can we discuss that?)

Futurama Volume 2
Deadwood Season Two
Dr. No
From Russia with Love

BOB / January 11, 2007 1:16 PM

>I just finished going through all
>the Twin Peaks DVDs, so I'm
>excited for Season 2 of that
>show to come out. I actually
>never watched this when it
>was on the air.

Wow, are you in for a shock...and not a good one.

p / January 11, 2007 1:41 PM


Party Girl w/ Parker Posey, Brick, The Wire Season 2, Can't Buy Me Love, Some Kind of Wonderful, Nil By Mouth, No Way Home, Bloody Sunday, Inventing the Abbotts.

Gummo isn't on the list.

Anyone know a good Andy Dick flick i should look into?

Marilyn / January 11, 2007 1:47 PM

Don't have Netflix, but I've got a bunch of movies Tivo'd and a few purchases to watch. I probably watch "A Canterbury Tale" (Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger) next because a friend loaned it to me. Also, I have "The Little Prince" (Stanley Donen) on the way, and we'll probably watch that as soon as it gets here. Otherwise, I have a couple Satajit Ray films I want to get to, want to rewatch "La Dolce Vita," and rewatch "Going Hollywood" to get my Marion Davies fix.

Staci / January 11, 2007 2:02 PM

I just returned Brick, Inside Deep Throat, and Devil Wears Prada. About to watch Joyeux Noel, even though Christmas is over. The upcoming movies in my queue include After Hours, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Jesus is Magic, Me and You and Everyone We Know, All About Eve, and Valley of the Dolls.

eep / January 11, 2007 2:16 PM

I have over 150 movies in my queue, and no idea when I'll watch any of them. Right now I have Shrek 2, Bottle Rocket, and Solaris (the original) out. I've had Bottle Rocket since the end of October and can't bring myself to watch it. Ugh.

I need to remember to rent things I actually WANT to watch, rather than things I think I should watch. Maybe I'll rent all of The Tick (both versions) and stop feeling guilty.

Jeff / January 11, 2007 2:20 PM


Thanks for the Alphaville tip. I went through a Goddard binge a while ago but missed A-ville -- maybe that was fate's way of helping me out. I may reorder the queue to bring up some others.

By the way, I am quite pleased to see so many "Brick" rentals out there. I really enjoyed it -- perhaps it is a little too much of an indie darling, but forget the hype and enjoy it on its own terms.

I might queue up more David Lynch in prep for going to see "Inland Empire" later this month. I've already seen Mullholland Drive twice; perhaps a "Twin Peaks" martahon is in order.

Also, I like Lynch enough that I actually watched "Dune" all the way through. Twice. I definitely have a problem.

Jeff / January 11, 2007 2:24 PM

oops -- I meant "Mulholland Drive," not "Mullholland Drive."

Also, I liked the original Solaris -- defintiely slow, but well worth seeing.

I forgot to mention -- at home, I've got "Bride and Prejudice," and recently watched "Team America: World Police."

fluffy / January 11, 2007 3:11 PM

I just returned "Dark Days"- amazing documentary of NYC homeless people living underground.
Down By Law- great movie
Breathless (the 60's version),
Me and You and Everyone we know,
Home Movie,
40 yr old virgin
capturing the friedmans,
Belle de Jour,
Coffee and Cigarettes,
Curb Your enthusiasm

miss casual / January 11, 2007 3:24 PM

fluffy, dont bother with coffee and cigarettes... blah

but move secratary to the top of your queue. great movie.

and staci, jesus is magic changed my life. so funny..

i want to see sid and nancy and then apparently brick cause all the cool kids are doin it

shermann / January 11, 2007 3:48 PM

I didn't care for Brick nor Coffee and Cigs.

I'm glad to see a few people are going to see "Me, You and Everyone We Know", I loved it.

bartleby / January 11, 2007 3:50 PM

catching up on the new battlestar gallactica

Marilyn / January 11, 2007 4:26 PM

I really liked Coffee & Cigs. Agree about Alphaville, though. What a drippy movie.

Vanessa / January 11, 2007 4:33 PM

Ok, this is a bit embarrassing.

At home:
Step Up
Dawson's Creek, Season 6 Discs 3 & 4

Next up:
You, Me & Dupree
The Last Kiss
The Bells of St. Mary's

Just bought:
Brick, which is one of my favorite movies after seeing it.

Oh and Dunl? The Constant Gardener was a great movie!

Annie / January 11, 2007 4:52 PM

- Season 5 of 24
- A few J-horror flicks: Cure, One Missed Call
- Basically any movie that's been out in the past 2 years, because I don't go to the theater: Good Night & Good Luck, Walk the Line, Ocean's 12, Miami Vice, etc

Tobermory / January 11, 2007 4:58 PM

At Home:
The Devil's Backbone
Igby Goes Down
American Splendor

Up Next:
Donnie Darko (Director's Cut)
Stealing Beauty

I saw Brick in the theater, but I immediately came home and put it on the Netflix queue so I could (also) watch it with subtitles. Nothing like fast talkin' teen slang to make you feel real, real old - even if half of it was made up for the movie anyway.

spence / January 11, 2007 5:06 PM


Dial M for Murder.

I don't know what's next because I forgot my password and I need my brothers credit card to get it back.

Jepetto / January 11, 2007 7:00 PM

"Once Upon a Time in the West"

I just downloaded this 1968 Sergio Leone picture through Apple iTunes, and man, is it good. I'm going to watch it again tonight. With Henry Fonda as a really bad bad guy, Jason Robards and Charles Bronson as really bad good guys, and Claudia Cardinale as the tainted ingenue. Filmed in Monument Valley and other Navajo lands in Arizona and Utah. The narrative is brilliant.

David Lynch / January 11, 2007 8:49 PM

Actually, BOB (if that is your real name), season 2 of my awesomo show Twin Peaks has been announced by Paramount for a release on April 10, 2007. Here's some cover art to gawk at until then.

Spook / January 11, 2007 11:36 PM

The 4th season of The Wire, son! And the next season of the Sapranos and I've heard alot of good things about Rome too.

flips / January 11, 2007 11:38 PM

Medium Cool
Steal This Movie!
Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary
Can't Buy Me Love
La Dolce Vita
The Jerk
The Outsiders
American Gigolo
Not on the Lips
The City of Lost Children
The Kids in the Hall: Season 1:
Gold Diggers of 1935
What the #$*! Do We Know!?

Just returned The Puffy Chair, it was ok. Nothing great.

daruma / January 11, 2007 11:39 PM

Jeff, I also have 500 movies (the limit) in my queue.
At Home:
The Station Agent
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green
Recently Returned:
Happy Endings
Wassup Rockers
The Oh in Ohio

BOB / January 12, 2007 6:23 AM

Hey David Lynch@8:49

I was talking about being disappointed in the WRITING ON THE SHOW, not being disappointed about the release of the DVDs.

I'll never forgive you for the 20+ hours I lost in 1991 watching your show.

I could have been watching live coverage of the liberation of Kuwait instead. The writing for that was much better & more entertaining.

elcamino / January 12, 2007 10:21 AM

At home: A Woman is a Woman

A snapshot of my queue:
8 1/2
The Ballad of Jack & Rose
The Killing Fields
Scenes from a Marriage
Masculin Feminin
Whale Rider
Rabbit-Proof Fence
Last Tango in Paris
The Conversation
La Dolce Vita
Butterfield 8
Who Killed the Electric Car
The Untouchables

4point44 / January 12, 2007 11:08 AM

absolutely nothing.

Steve / January 12, 2007 1:16 PM

Current 10 at top:
The Illusionist
Superman II: Donner Cut
Who Killed the Electric Car?
NY Dolls: All Dolled Up
Akeelah and the Bee
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy
Expo: Magic of the White City
Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic
Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price

Currently sitting on A Scanner Darkly and Factotum. Recently returned some real sucks, including Talladega Nights and Black Dahlia.

Veronica / January 12, 2007 1:24 PM

BOB -- I already know how it ends, so none of that will shock or disappoint me. I think I'm more excited for the David Duchovny in drag and finally being able to say, "Yes, I've seen Twin Peaks."

jj / January 12, 2007 3:44 PM

Andy, I totally agree about BSG 2.5. I'm still waiting on getting my DVD player hooked up again after a move, but BSG Season 1 is at the top of my list.

geekgrrl / January 12, 2007 11:24 PM

flips: i just returned 'city of lost children.' good flick, great surreal cityscape.

at home:
a clockwork orange
shattered glass

next up:
good night, and good luck
grosse pointe blank

RN / January 13, 2007 12:33 PM

I primarily use Netflix for watching cable television shows. I'm now caught up on Weeds, and I finished Six Feet Under, so now I'm watching Queer as Folk from beginning to end. I was going to start Season Four last night, but the disc was majorly cracked when I got it.

There should be a Sniglet for what happens when that anticipation of watching a Netflix DVD is shattered by opening a package with a cracked or unplayable DVD. My blood curdles when that happens.

lara / January 13, 2007 2:51 PM

miss casual, i cannot beg to differ in a more forceful way. i have long been a jarmusch fan, and the most recent viewing of coffee and cigarettes (maybe the fifth time?) convinced me that i need to master his oeuvre. thus, next week, i will begin jarmusch from beginning to end in chronological order. frankly, i can't wait.

fluffy, i vote that you keep coffee and cigarettes.

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