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"My brilliant friend" is a quality series. It's nice that you're wathing subtitled content because it opens up for a lot of brilliant TV and movies you'd otherwise miss.

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That's so true. I quite enjoy hearing different languages. I watched a Dutch series a while ago, I thought that was a beautiful language. 
My son used to live in the Middle East and I've watched a few films in Arabic. I haven't seen anything in Norwegian or heard the language. Are there any films or series you could recommend?

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Number24 wrote:

"My brilliant friend" is a quality series. It's nice that you're wathing subtitled content because it opens up for a lot of brilliant TV and movies you'd otherwise miss.

What i dislike are programmes that have been dubbed. I find it very distracting. I would much rather watch with subtitles.There are a few programmes on Netflix recently that I started to watch that were dubbed but gave up on. Don't take away the authenticity of a programme !!

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Lady Rose wrote:
Number24 wrote:

"My brilliant friend" is a quality series. It's nice that you're wathing subtitled content because it opens up for a lot of brilliant TV and movies you'd otherwise miss.

What i dislike are programmes that have been dubbed. I find it very distracting. I would much rather watch with subtitles.There are a few programmes on Netflix recently that I started to watch that were dubbed but gave up on. Don't take away the authenticity of a programme !!

I absolutely agree. Here the view is that if the audience can read well enough to follow subtitles it won't get dubbed. Only children's movies get dubbed. Hearing the voices annd acting of the actors is important.

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Number24 wrote:

I absolutely agree. Here the view is that if the audience can read well enough to follow subtitles it won't get dubbed. Only children's movies get dubbed. Hearing the voices and acting of the actors is important.

I've always thought that dubbing over the original voice must change what the original actors intended. You are listening to the actors who did the dubbing's interpretation.



I started watching 'Medici' on Netflix. It was ok. Richard Madden was his usual robotic self and Brian Cox was very understated. The biggest issue I had with it was Dustin Hoffman. What a terrible bit of casting. He didn't suit it at all. Dustin is not suitable to be wandering around medieval Florence.

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I think in Poland they have what they call "Lektor". It's a male voice dubbing all the parts in a completely flat and emotionless way. At least normal dubbing has actors speaking the lines, doing their best to conway the emotions.

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Just picked up series 1 of Mission Impossible.  Still as good as I remember it.  ajb007/martini

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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The Sweeney is now available on Amazon Prime  ajb007/smile

“Shut it you slag!”  ajb007/biggrin

(And The Professionals)

Yeah, well, sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand.

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CoolHandBond wrote:

The Sweeney is now available on Amazon Prime  ajb007/smile

“Shut it you slag!”  ajb007/biggrin

(And The Professionals)

I've just told my hubby and he's gone straight to them. Season one, episode 1 ... That's my evening taken care of  ajb007/lol

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The Sweeney    https://youtu.be/-RUoEog2M1Q  great quote  ajb007/biggrin

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.

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Lady Rose wrote:
CoolHandBond wrote:

The Sweeney is now available on Amazon Prime  ajb007/smile

“Shut it you slag!”  ajb007/biggrin

(And The Professionals)

I've just told my hubby and he's gone straight to them. Season one, episode 1 ... That's my evening taken care of  ajb007/lol

Your husband has impeccable tastes, Lady Rose  ajb007/smile  ajb007/martini

Yeah, well, sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand.

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CoolHandBond wrote:

Your husband has impeccable tastes, Lady Rose  ajb007/smile  ajb007/martini

He married me didn't he?  ajb007/wink (the old ones are the best)

Straight in there with the infamous 'We're the Sweeney, son, and we haven't had any dinner - you've kept us waiting. So unless you want a kicking, you tell us where those photographs are.'

We've seen them all a hundred times (and The Professionals). Hubby has loved both since he was a kid.You can literally show him a scene and he'll tell you what episode it's from.  Misspent youth obviously.

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The copies of the Professionals on Amazon look amazingly good  ajb007/martini  don't know
if it's just my TV up scaling them or if they've been remastered or just cleaned
up. Funny to see in the first episode a very,   very Young Phil Davis as a Teen
taking a nurse hostage.

“I remember the last thing my Nan said to me before she died.
‘What are you doing here with that hammer?’”..... Lee Mack.