Many people have more time than ever due to quarantine. A great way to spend this time is discovering new movies and shows. Here’s a list of a variety of different things to watch, on a few different streaming services.
If you like documentaries, this is a good eight part series that does a good job of keeping you entertained. This docu-series follows a zoo owner known as “Joe Exotic” (or the Tiger King) and the world of large cats. The show also features the murder-for-hire plot that Joe Exotic became a part of.
This two season series is about the challenges and culture changes a teenager encounters when he tries to fit in at Beverly Hills High School, where he was recruited to play football.
All the Bright Places
This Netflix original movie takes place in Indiana, where two teenagers bond over the struggles in their lives, and become closer as they work together on a school project.
Virgin River is a Netflix original series that follows the journey of Mel, a nurse practitioner, as she moves from Los Angeles to a small town in Northern California.
Parasite is an Oscar winning film about a poor family who provide service and depend on income from a rather wealthy family.
Kim Kardashian West: The Justice Project
If you’re a fan of the Kardashian family, this show follows Kim Kardashian West, as she brings awareness to America’s mass incarceration problem.
Little Fires Everywhere
This is a Hulu original drama series starring Reese WItherspoon and Kerry Washington. The series is about the lives of a picture-perfect family, and the events that lead to their house being burned down.
The Act is a Hulu original series based on a true story. The show follows Gypsy Blanchard and her overbearing mother, Dee Dee, as well as the many lies Dee Dee feeds to her daughter.
On Amazon Prime Video:
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
This Emmy winner Amazon original series takes place in the 1950’s. The show follows Midge Maisel’s transformation from mother of two, to stand-up comedian.
Starring Mark Wahlberg and Rosy Byrne, this movie is about a couple who decides to take in three foster children, and the struggles they endure while adapting to their new lives.
A Simple Favor
This suspenseful movie is about Stephanie, who stumbles upon an unlikely friendship with a woman named Emily. The movie follows Emily’s disappearance, and how Stephanie deals with it.
This horror movie features a couple on the verge of a breakup and their decision to attend a midsummer festival in Sweden with their friends, which ends up being nothing like they expected.