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Flixwatcher: A Netflix Film Review Podcast

Every week the Flixwatcher crew team up with other podcasters to talk about what to watch on Netflix! Flixwatcher is hosted by Helen Sadler and Kobi Omenaka. Every episode discusses and rates a film from Netflix as chosen by special guests from other podcasts using our unique Flixwatcher scoring system. We tackle classic films including Woody Allen's "Manhattan" and "Pulp Fiction" , Netflix Originals such as "Amanda Knox" and "Beasts of No Nation" through to bargain bin b-movies such as Sharknado 3. The choice what to watch on Netflix is given wholly to the podcaster guests. Team Flixwatcher has no say in what they watch from the huge Netflix library! Tune in every week to get Netflix film recommendations and rejections with spoilers guaranteed! If you are ever struggling with what to watch on Netflix then this is the podcast for you! If you do want to skip to the end that is when you'll get all of our film scores using our unique Flixwatcher Netflix scoring system! Tell your friends AND SUBSCRIBE!
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Aug 17, 2017

It's Episode 23 and we’re reviewing a documentary! Sam from Conversations with Samantha & chooses Happy, a 2011 feature documentary film directed, written, and co-produced by Roko Belic. Happy -Flixwatcher Podcast - Image 04Happy is an exploration of the definition of happiness - what makes us happy and what happiness means to different people. Looking at real life stories about different perspectives on happiness - the Brazilian surfer living the dream, Danish co-housing community but also touching on the opposite of happiness - Japanese Karōshi (working to death). The documentary is unlikely to make you happier or change your life dramatically - it's not an exercise in self-help. Surprisingly though it reveals that more money doesn’t necessarily equate to more happiness.

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[supsystic-tables id='24'] Feeling dated already - remember "Myspace" anyone? Happy is missing a proper international feel and doesn’t really offer anything particularly ground breaking or revelatory but it is a short watch at 1 hour 16 minutes. Scoring 2.6 - the feelings were pretty unanimous across the board. Scoring 2.6 - the feelings were pretty unanimous across the board. What do you guys think? Have you seen Happy? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

Episode #023 Crew Links

Thanks to the Episode #023 Crew of Samantha Clarke @samanthaand_ (www.samanthaand.co) and Mark Leruste @MarkLeruste (www.markleruste.com) Please make sure you give them some love

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There's no real song in Happy, BUT in spite of this, and the fact that the song does "grate" on you, we have chosen "Happy" by Pharrell Williams...sorry/ not sorry :-)

 

More about Happy

For more info on Happy, you can visit the Happy IMDB page here or the Happy Rotten Tomatoes page here.

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