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dirt claud

Social climber
san diego,ca
Topic Author's Original Post - Feb 1, 2012 - 12:27pm PT
Netflix has some cool streaming documentaries.
Saw one about some people climbing the Table mountains in Venezuela and then rapping down Angel Falls. Looks like quite the adventure.
Anyone out there seen some other good videos on Netflix, climbing or otherwise? post em up.
Couldn't access Netflix from here at work, but here is link that has some info on the movie.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1675148/

apogee

climber
Feb 1, 2012 - 12:31pm PT
Just watched 'The Mountain' last night, with Spencer Tracy & Robert Wagner. Wagner was a really good arsehole!

The climbing is typically silly, but there is also some really classic, beautiful shots. We watched it by DVD, but it streams, too.
A5scott

Trad climber
Chicago
Feb 1, 2012 - 01:39pm PT
am limit was pretty cool

scott
jfailing

Trad climber
Lone Pine
Feb 1, 2012 - 01:55pm PT


Make sure you catch "High Lane," a gripping story of young attractive people, Euro-hillbilly cannibals, and VIA FERRATA!!
nutjob

Gym climber
Berkeley, CA
Feb 1, 2012 - 02:00pm PT
I saw that High Lane on Netflix streaming a while back. It was one of those "so bad you have to keep watching it" kind of movies.

I guess the cover pic kind of tells you that already.
Baggins

Boulder climber
Feb 1, 2012 - 02:01pm PT
the cove
The Alpine

Big Wall climber
Feb 1, 2012 - 02:06pm PT
deep water
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Moundhouse Nev.
Feb 1, 2012 - 02:08pm PT
Net flix is engaged in negotiations with the "SLEDS OVER EVEREST" team as we speak...!
Jaybro

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Feb 1, 2012 - 02:18pm PT
Columbo!

if they have it, everyone should watch Dragnet, "The LSD Story"!! right now!
SilverSnurfer

Mountain climber
SLC, UT.
Feb 1, 2012 - 02:37pm PT
I enjoyed "80 Meters Below the Summit". Not the slickest production but real climbing and available streaming. I would also second the recommendations of "Deep Water" and "Am Limit".

Also, do not miss "Anvil! The Story of Anvil".
bluering

Trad climber
Santa Clara, CA
Feb 1, 2012 - 02:43pm PT
Hmmm, I may have to order "The Deep". Haven't seen it in a while....
Bad Acronym

climber
Little Death Hollow
Feb 1, 2012 - 02:46pm PT
"Manda Bala" (send a bullet) - one of those most entertaining and disturbing documentaries made.
Fat Dad

Trad climber
Los Angeles, CA
Feb 1, 2012 - 02:57pm PT
Got to stream "North Face" (about failed early attempt on the Eiger) directly to my TV and ipad. Netflix is awesome.
A5scott

Trad climber
Chicago
Feb 1, 2012 - 03:10pm PT
+1 on "North Face" that was a great movie...

scott
michaeld

Sport climber
Sacramento
Feb 1, 2012 - 03:17pm PT
To The Limit.

The road to doing the speed record on The Nose with the Huber Brothers... Good movie / Documentary with good climbing.
apogee

climber
Feb 1, 2012 - 03:32pm PT
Someone say 'The Deep'?



Edit for bluering, below:
You have such a nice way with words, bluering. Can't imagine why people give you so much shite.
Cole

Trad climber
los angeles
Feb 1, 2012 - 03:58pm PT
Check out Cave of Forgotten Dreams by Werner Herzog. About the oldest known cave paintings, like they date back to the ice age and they are very detailed, definitely not your typical stick men type stuff. Pretty cool.

Also if you haven't seen it you HAVE to check out King of Kong, amazing doc.
bluering

Trad climber
Santa Clara, CA
Feb 1, 2012 - 04:00pm PT
You're a fag is Jackie Bisset doesn't get the tools stiff....
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
USA Moundhouse Nev.
Feb 1, 2012 - 04:37pm PT
quit thinkin bout my TOOL fag LOL!!!!!!(JK);-D ( not about the tool part!)
dirt claud

Social climber
san diego,ca
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 2, 2012 - 10:23pm PT
Horatios Drive

About the first road trip across america. Really cool look at life in the early 20th century and the competition to make the first practical automobile.
lucho

Trad climber
California
Feb 2, 2012 - 11:01pm PT
Human Centipede , check it out... and then watch Tosh.O's movie breakdown
enjoimx

Trad climber
Kirkwood, ca
Feb 3, 2012 - 01:05am PT
Bad Batch

Really funny. Might not be everyone's cup-o-tea though.
Cooker

Mountain climber
LA, CA
Feb 3, 2012 - 02:06am PT
Touching the void.
Deadly Ascent - Nova documentary about Denali
deepnet

Boulder climber
San Diego
Feb 3, 2012 - 07:27am PT
Sin City
mrtropy

Trad climber
Nor Cal
Feb 3, 2012 - 08:13am PT
Third man on the mountain is fun too.
pyro

Big Wall climber
Calabasas
Feb 3, 2012 - 11:50am PT
RED STATE!
Gal

Trad climber
a semi lucid consciousness
Feb 3, 2012 - 10:59pm PT
I wanted something light, to laugh-I watched all the seasons of 30 rock. That was funny. Season 3 not as great, but the rest pretty hilarious-and good guest appearances.
Crimpergirl

Sport climber
Boulder, Colorado!
Feb 3, 2012 - 11:00pm PT
I have an odd sense of humor, but I thought Hangover was a riot.
the Fet

climber
Tu-Tok-A-Nu-La
Feb 3, 2012 - 11:43pm PT
It been mentioned here before but Man On Wire is great.
Dave Kos

Trad climber
Temecula
Feb 14, 2012 - 05:56pm PT
Watched 180° South on Netflix about a week ago.

Nice little story about Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1407927/
skitch

Trad climber
pdx
Feb 14, 2012 - 06:36pm PT
http://www.hulu.com/watch/501/dragnet-the-lsd-story
justthemaid

climber
Jim Henson's Basement
Feb 14, 2012 - 09:11pm PT
Credit: justthemaid
Dave Kos

Trad climber
Temecula
Feb 14, 2012 - 09:13pm PT
Netflix has it! Cool!
skitch

Trad climber
pdx
Feb 14, 2012 - 09:15pm PT
http://www.redbox.com/movies/tucker-and-dale-vs-evil
Chris McNamara

SuperTopo staff member
Feb 15, 2012 - 10:47am PT
A Man Named Pearl Great character profile doc

Also streaming
Man on Wire
Buena Vista Social Club

Not streaming but really good:
King of Kong
Josh Nash

Social climber
riverbank ca
Feb 15, 2012 - 12:53pm PT
Doctor who starting with 2005 season is really good.
Wade Icey

Trad climber
www.alohashirtrescue.com
Feb 15, 2012 - 01:01pm PT
in the so stupid it's cool category-Robogeisha is a must see

pretty rad for a hippy chick <br/>
pretty rad for a hippy chick

Credit: robogeisha

includes awesome climbing content-that's a castle-shaped robot sending Mt Fuji solo


Credit: Robo Geisha
Baggins

Boulder climber
Feb 22, 2012 - 11:32pm PT
ANVIL!!
Roxy

Trad climber
CA Central Coast
Feb 22, 2012 - 11:38pm PT
King of Kong Fistful of Quarters is awesome!



Mungeclimber

Trad climber
sorry, just posting out loud.
Feb 22, 2012 - 11:45pm PT
Firefly
michaeld

Sport climber
Sacramento
Feb 23, 2012 - 02:12am PT
Tucker and Dale vs Evil - A pretty funny movie, good entertainment. Poor guys just can't catch a damn break.

Hobo with a Shotgun - Gorefest, total B-rated movie. Pretty entertaining if you have ever thought of being a vigilante yourself, with a shotgun of course.

Jason Statham is a pretty bad ass actor in my book, there are a couple of British films he was in that were pretty bad ass, way better then the Transporter saga-


Blitz - Plays a pissed off cop, good action while trying to find a serial killer.

Revolver - Plays the typical bad ass gangster guy.

Lock, Stock, and two smokin Barrels - British mob movie. Funny, lots of action.

enjoimx

Trad climber
Kirkwood, ca
Feb 23, 2012 - 03:41am PT
To live and ride in LA.

Makes me want to get another fixie. Great soundtrack too.
The Wolf

Trad climber
Martinez, CA
Feb 23, 2012 - 11:08am PT
Senna

New Netflix Original Series "Lillihammer" NY Mafia guy in witness protection in Norway Good stuff.
Josh Nash

Social climber
riverbank ca
Feb 23, 2012 - 12:48pm PT

Simply amazing and entertaining to no end.

Also the battlestar galatica with edward james olmos is really fraking good. if you can get beyond fraking.
cintune

climber
Midvale School for the Gifted
Feb 23, 2012 - 01:28pm PT


Insightful little bio, especially regarding his unintended influence on the punk scene.
Sparky

Trad climber
vagabond movin on
Feb 23, 2012 - 04:02pm PT
+1 on the "Firefly" series

also check out afterwords "Serenity"
Mungeclimber

Trad climber
sorry, just posting out loud.
Feb 24, 2012 - 01:44am PT
Arrested Development

hi larious
Mungeclimber

Trad climber
sorry, just posting out loud.
Feb 24, 2012 - 02:01am PT
Anyone have Comcast's streaming?

What's the difference?

Wouldn't mind cutting Netflix if Comcast has tons.
spud

climber
Feb 24, 2012 - 03:07pm PT
Streaming documentaries

"Sweetgrass"--
from the website-- "An unsentimental elegy to the American West, “Sweetgrass” follows the last modern-day cowboys to lead their flocks of sheep up into Montana’s breathtaking and often dangerous Absaroka-Beartooth mountains for summer pasture. This astonishingly beautiful yet unsparing film reveals a world in which nature and culture, animals and humans, vulnerability and violence are all intimately meshed"

and--

"State of Mind"

North Korean gymnasts--a few years old but an amazing story--mindblowing gymnastics

Josh Nash

Social climber
riverbank ca
Feb 24, 2012 - 04:24pm PT
+2 for arrested development and firefly. if firefly had been a cable show it would still be on. Portlandia is so funny. I have a six year old and he really digs avatar the last airbender, it's surprisingly well written and has really good story arcs.
On-Site Flasher 69

Sport climber
Riverside
Feb 26, 2012 - 12:01am PT
+1 for A Man Named Pearl. Thanks for the recommendation Chris. This was a very insightful documentary.

Ya'll should watch Jesus's Son. Great movie, and ready to stream on netflix.
roadman

climber
Feb 26, 2012 - 12:18am PT
Breaking bad...."Bit*ch" The wire, also has to be on your watch list!
apogee

climber
Feb 26, 2012 - 12:30am PT
+1: Breaking Bad...the first season is hit-or-miss, but then becomes addictive!


+111: The Wire..easily one of my all-time favorite series...smart & intense.
enjoimx

Trad climber
Kirkwood, ca
Feb 26, 2012 - 02:01am PT
+2 Breaking Bad.

I can't remember the last time I cared about or watched a tv series. I just don't care about these dramas.

But Breaking Bad was epic. I watched a couple episodes out of boredom, and ended up watching 3 seasons in about 3 weeks. I wish they had the last season on Netflix, I will have to find it somewhere soon. Amazing acting and characters.
edejom

Boulder climber
Butte, America
Feb 26, 2012 - 10:26am PT



Acting film about the formation of "The Germs" and LA's founding punk scene....
hb81

climber
Feb 26, 2012 - 10:32am PT
King of Kong was hilarious. That Billy Mitchell guy, bwahahahaha.
hb81

climber
Feb 26, 2012 - 10:53am PT



http://www.intoeternitythemovie.com/

A documentary about the problem of dealing with nuclear waste. Sounds boring? It's anything but that. It gets pretty mindboggling as people discuss the problems of building a facility that should last 100,000 years and not be disturbed by future events or people.
John Mac

Trad climber
Littleton, CO
Feb 26, 2012 - 12:37pm PT
Warehouse 13.
Baggins

Boulder climber
Mar 3, 2012 - 01:19pm PT
Senna was amazing. Im not an F1 fan, but this was simply incredible. On a somewhat different theme, I also enjoyed the Untouchable Girls about the topp twins in NZ - life affirming!
miss.julienne

climber
Grand Junction, Colorado
Mar 3, 2012 - 01:43pm PT
To The Limit, the documentary of the Huber brothers speed recoed attempt of the nose. I wish I could be as fit is that. Bloody hell, they are so strong
Jaybro

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Mar 3, 2012 - 02:45pm PT
How 'bout that speed jugging, eh?

+1 for WSW a man within
BASE104

Social climber
An Oil Field
Mar 3, 2012 - 05:41pm PT
Watch the Frontline episode, "Sick Around the World."

It is about government healthcare in all of the developed nations and the countries where it works well.

You will learn a lot, I promise you. It covers countries that do it poorly, and countries where it is done well.

Frontline isn't partisan. They ran a famous episode that skewered Clinton over the Whitewater stuff.
enjoimx

Trad climber
Kirkwood, ca
Apr 5, 2012 - 03:11am PT
Documentary called "Sean"

About a kid who grew up in the Haight during the 60s with communist hippy parents. By 4 years old he was smoking grass and running around barefoot downtown. The filmmaker comes back 30 years after his original footage and explores Sean's life since his youth.

Also, recently saw "Shut up, Little Man", another documentary about an odd facet of SF.!!!
Jebus H Bomz

climber
Reno, Nuh VAAAA duh
Apr 11, 2012 - 02:35am PT
Blood into Wine the story of Maynard Keenan (Tool frontman) making wine in AZ (near the former mining ghost town of Jerome no less). Makes me want to move back to Arizona right now! Makes me want to become an eco-wine hippy right now! NOW!
dirt claud

Social climber
san diego,ca
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 30, 2012 - 10:32am PT
Documentary about Matt Hoffman. Some great footage.
Credit: dirt claud
yosemite 5.9

climber
santa cruz
Aug 31, 2012 - 09:10pm PT
"In a Lonely Place" with Humphrey Bogart. Extremely well crafted movie. I thought this was much better than Sunset Boulevard
ElCapPirate

Big Wall climber
California
Sep 5, 2012 - 02:56pm PT
I watched 180° South last year and thought it was good and worth watching, I might be biased because I know most of the characters.

I just watched Secret Yosemite yesterday, a National Geo film. It was good, but again, it was fun for me knowing some of the characters, including Lincoln Else and Chris Mac.

The Mountain is a classic, watched that one for the first time as a kid.

Man on Wire was good, saw that a few years ago.

BUT, Hobo with a Shotgun and Tucker & Dale vs. Evil? Really? I couldn't get through 20 minutes of it. Worst crap I've tried to watch in a long time... but, each to his own I suppose.

If you're looking for violence Seeking Justice has a way better story line with plenty of action.
dirt claud

Social climber
san diego,ca
Topic Author's Reply - Sep 5, 2012 - 03:04pm PT
Check out Bill Burrs new comedy stand up video. "You People Are All The Same"
Some funny stuff.

Credit: dirt claud
Jebus H Bomz

climber
Reno, Nuh VAAAA duh
Sep 5, 2012 - 03:05pm PT
Wilfred is awesome.

Been trying Hell on Wheels, but it feels too much like they cleaned up Deadwood. I do like more exploration of Native American issues though.

But, goddamn, I wish there'd been another season of Deadwood.

Oh, yes, Jim Gaffigan has several comedy specials on Netlix as well. His newest: Mr. Universe. He manages to be supremely funny while never really trodding into offensive terrain. Not that I'm against offensive terrain, I just admire the accomplishment.
Jebus H Bomz

climber
Reno, Nuh VAAAA duh
Sep 5, 2012 - 03:11pm PT
BUT, Hobo with a Shotgun and Tucker & Dale vs. Evil? Really? I couldn't get through 20 minutes of it. Worst crap I've tried to watch in a long time... but, each to his own I suppose.

Well, it helps if you're really drunk. Did you drink enough?
Jon Beck

Trad climber
Oceanside
Sep 5, 2012 - 03:18pm PT
This movie premise is that the world was destroyed in a nuclear war many years ago. Now the human race has been almost wiped out and common frogs have mutated into intelligent, bipedal creatures. The human race has been sterilized by the war radiation, and human women outnumber men. Fertile women are a very rare, but fertile men are even rarer. Roddy Piper is an opportunist drifter. This Roddy 'Sam Hell' Piper has apparently left a string of pregnancies behind him. After being captured, he's taken to the evil 'Med-tech' labs where the female staff then forces him into servicing female candidates. Either, he signs a contract to "work" for them fertilizing women, or he has to go back and face the wrath of the evil frogs beings. The Med-tech women put a steel jock strap on him to protect their property. The strap front plate says, "Property of Provisional Government". But, the evil frog people beings have raided a border town and stolen many rare fertile women. It's up to Sam Hell and two Med-tech staff women to get them out of 'Frogtown' and be fertilized for humanity sake.

Credit: Jon Beck
ElCapPirate

Big Wall climber
Reno, Nevada
Sep 5, 2012 - 03:31pm PT
Well, it helps if you're really drunk. Did you drink enough?

Haa haa, no I've been on the wagon for a month. I shattered my tibia plateau and alcohol doesn't really promote healing. So, no beer for me for the next few months... boy do I miss those ice cold IPA's. ;)
ElCapPirate

Big Wall climber
Reno, Nevada
Sep 6, 2012 - 10:46am PT

A Murder of Crows was pretty good.
michaeld

Sport climber
Sacramento
Sep 6, 2012 - 01:31pm PT
This Is England

Story about an 11 year old kid whose Dad died in the Falkland war, who gets taken in by punks, then taken deeper in by a skin head. REALLY GOOD. Ugliest kid, but super likable!

nutjob

Gym climber
Berkeley, CA
Sep 6, 2012 - 05:40pm PT
Watch the Frontline episode, "Sick Around the World."

+1. Very balanced presentation, very insightful.
Beatrix Kiddo

Mountain climber
ColoRADo
Sep 25, 2012 - 02:28pm PT
Enlighten Up! With Nick Rosen. Eldo is in it too.
dirt claud

Social climber
san diego,ca
Topic Author's Reply - Jan 11, 2013 - 11:26am PT
Awesome documentary on early skate culture, powell peralta, search for animal chin, etc..

Credit: dirt claud
sac

Trad climber
Sun Coast B.C.
Jan 11, 2013 - 11:48am PT
Credit: sac

Certainly a must see!!
Jebus H Bomz

climber
Reno, Nuh VAAAA duh
Jan 11, 2013 - 03:22pm PT
Iron Sky, a sci fi comedy with sexy women and Nazis from the dark side of the moon attacking the U.S.. Horrible. Awesome. Horribly awesome.

Iron Sky
Iron Sky
Credit: Jebus H Bomz
k-man

Gym climber
SCruz
Jan 11, 2013 - 03:35pm PT
The new, English take on Sherlock Holmes is frigging great. So far there are two seasons, with three episodes in each.

Fun stuff, that is ...
Beautiful_Corn

Big Wall climber
Brooklyn Park, MD
Jan 11, 2013 - 03:46pm PT
That Mitchell And Webb Look (superb sketch comedy from the BBC).

Peep Show (a sitcom starring the same people as Mitchell and Webb Look that is filmed almost entirely in first-person perspective. It sounds stupid and gimmicky, but it's actually very clever.)
thetennisguy

Mountain climber
Yuba City, CA
Jan 11, 2013 - 05:19pm PT
Luther -British detective stories (sort of a cross between CSI, Silence of the Lambs) ... ditto on the updated Sherlock Holmes

WyoRockMan

Trad climber
Flank of the Bighorns
Jan 11, 2013 - 05:24pm PT
Surfwise

A fascinating, yet mildly disturbing account of one family's "letting go" of the norm.

Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Jan 11, 2013 - 05:26pm PT
Fubar two sucked in comparison to the original. Shame it's not on Netflix streaming.

Season two of Portlandia is on now, and it's as funny as the first season.

There's a series about some of Bob Marleys sons riding ducatis through S Africa. I only watched the first installment so far. It's OK, but I like Ziggys music, so I'll probably watch more.
sandstone conglomerate

climber
sharon conglomerate central
Jan 11, 2013 - 06:46pm PT
Trailer Park Boys..it just doesnt get any better. You'll be craving cheeseburgers, liquor and dope after a few episdoes with the boys.
NutAgain!

Trad climber
South Pasadena, CA
May 20, 2014 - 04:25am PT
I just watched the best music-related documentary I've ever seen:
http://www.netflix.com/WiPlayer?movieid=70267584&trkid=2734380

Muscle Shoals.

How fricken' badass is the music that came through that place. It's got me fired up about music like I haven't been in a long time. The story-telling about the people involved, the motivations, also lives up to the quality music. Duane Allman getting Wilson Picket to do a cover of a Beatles song when all the other session dudes were out to lunch? Aretha Franklin soul queen being backed by all whitey southern dudes who definitely had soul? Greg Allman talking about Duane messing up his elbow riding a horse across a street, giving him a bottle of Coricidin pills and a Taj Mahal record, and that inspiring the Southern Rock slide mastery of the Allman Brothers, Derek & the Dominoes, etc.
Larry Nelson

Social climber
May 20, 2014 - 12:29pm PT
"Senna" a gripping documentary. Friends from Brazil told me it was a national tragedy when he died.
"Klitschko", another gem, about the boxing brothers from Ukraine.
Baggins

Boulder climber
May 20, 2014 - 01:00pm PT
SHARKNADO!!!


Credit: Baggins
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