Are you wondering what to watch tonight? Netflix has an entire library of movies and series that are available to stream this instant. Whether it’s a one-time couple hours of viewing an entire movie or binge-watching an entire series, Netflix has a wide variety to offer. There is a plethora of classic or more recent movies along with Netflix original shows available. Whether it’s comedy, drama, romance, or plenty of the controversial genre, Netflix has it all. The subscription service is available for fast, easy access to keep you and your family entertained for weeks. Following are 50 Netflix shows ready to watch right now.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
The show is created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and stars Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane, and Jane Krakowski. Watch four seasons along with a choose-your-own adventure special that is interactive. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is packed with hilarious scenes. Although, the series is based on a very serious subject matter. It takes the story of a teenage girl who is kidnapped and kept in an underground bunker for 15 years before being rescued and turns it into a comedy. The show follows Kimmy, who is now 29 but retains the attitude of the 15-year-old girl living in the 1990s. She came out of captivity into a world that is quite different than the one she was stolen from. This world is much more stressful and negative, but she is determined to live life to the fullest making every moment of her life count.
Russian Doll is the creation of Natasha Lyonne, Leslye Headland, and Amy Poehler with a cast of Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez, Charlie Barnett, and Elizabeth Ashley. Delivered in just one season, the comedy of Natasha Lyonne is spotlighted throughout this dramedy. She plays the part of Nadia who is a woman stuck in a time loop and keeps reliving the same day several times over. Each time, she dies in very strange ways. Eventually, she runs into a man who is experiencing the same thing. Together, they walk out their unique nightmarish encounters. Together, they also walk audiences through mind-bending puzzles of their relived lives.
The Umbrella Academy
Created by Steve Blackman with a large cast including Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, David Castaneda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Mary J. Blige, Cameron Britton, John Magaro, and several more. This superhero 2-season series is based on the comic book series of the same name. It follows the lives of seven children who were born to women who had no idea they were pregnant until they went into labor. These children turned out to be superheroes who were adopted by one eccentric billionaire. At his hand, these seven become a superhero team known as The Umbrella Academy. The rich father eventually dies, and the children become estranged only to reunite at his funeral.
The Baby-Sitters Club
Pre-teens and young teens are the main audience draw for this Netflix series that aired the summer of 2020. However, parents who may have read the series to their young daughters or even to themselves will also enjoy it. Created by Rachel Shukert and starting Sophie Grace, Momona Tamada, Shay Rudolph, Malia Baker, and Alicia Silverstone, this newly released series is an adaptation of the book series by the same name. The show features five middle school aged girls who begin their own babysitting business. It features all of their adventures in their entrepreneurial undertaking. Each girl plays their own significant role in their club. The president of the club likes to point out social injustice.
Never Have I Ever
This comedy and drama combination of a young woman coming of age after losing her father is captivating. Never Have I Ever is a creation of Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher. The stars include Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and Jaren Lewison and is in its first season. Devi Vishwakumar, played by Maitreyi, is an Indian girl who has been raised in America. After her father dies she wants to boost her social status but discovers her friends and family aren’t exactly in agreement with her endeavor. The show’s series involves high school aged characters but is not your traditional high school show. It takes typical high school experiences, like teen romance and trying to fit in with the popular crowd and mixes them with concepts of grief, and discovering who you are as a first-generation American.
Avatar: The Last Airbender
The series weaves sophisticated story lines into child-friendly themes. Aang and his companions are the main focus of this animated series. Aang is the master of the elements and four nations, Earth, Air, Fire, and Water. He and his colleagues seek to battle unrest with an ongoing feud with the Fire Nation. The show digs deeper into world building and character development that has held audiences interested for more than 15 years since its initial debut and is currently in its third season on Netflix. It was created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko and has a voice-over cast of Zach Tyler Eisen, Mako Iwamatsu, and Mae Whitman.
The Legend of Korra
The creators of Avatar: The Last Airbender did it again. This sequel series is a follow-up that takes place over five decades after The Last Airbender. A teenage girl named Korra comes forward as the next Avatar. The world has become a more industrial society where bending the elements is now common practice. Korra heads to Republic City where she becomes a professional bender and is even on a sports team. All the while, she feels as though she is meant for something bigger as her journey pushes her spiritual and physical limits. She takes on strong forces including a dark Avatar. This series also gets into some more complicated sexuality issues.
The Haunting Of Hill House
A show filled with plenty of psychological drama and jump scares at just the right moment, creator Mike Flanagan along with a cast of Henry Thomas, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, and Kate Siegel delivers. In season 2, this edge-of-your-seat series is haunting. It all started on an ominous night years ago when Hugh Crain, played by Henry Thomas, gathered his children and fled the Gothic mansion where he left his wife Olivia behind. His wife died that night, and her death was officially ruled a suicide. The children are left with the haunting trauma as they grow up and go their distant ways until a tragedy brings them back together. To add to the trauma, they are all back at the Hill House. The story line follows the psychological problems of the characters.
Many claim a book is usually better than the portrayal on screen, but this series may prove that theory wrong. Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood and based on a true story, Alias Grace kicks off with a mystery. Grace Marks is imprisoned for murder, but she has many supporters who hire Dr. Simon Jordan to get to the bottom of the truth that will prove her innocence. She goes from Ireland to Canada where she works for a very rich man as a servant. The entire series weaves a story asking the question of what it is like to be a woman in a world governed by men as Grace intricately works her way through social hierarchies.
The series follows Tommy Shelby and his family as they attempt to move up in the world as a crime family all the while butting heads with other families of crime as well as the British government. Created by Steven Knight with a cast that includes Cillian Murphy, Paul Anderson, and Helen McCrory. The show has been well received and in its 7th season. In the aftermath of World War I, this series is a drama about a British crime family known as the Shelbys. When Tommy Shelby returns from war, he begins to expand his family’s control over Birmingham. He stole a shipment of guns in his efforts.
The show focuses on criminal psychology. When the FBI face a serial killer whose crimes seem to have no pattern, rhyme, or reason, Agent Holden Ford has a theory. He thinks that with enough research, the FBI will be able to get to the bottom of these crimes and make sense out of them. A Behavioral Scientist, Bill Tench, joins the ranks of the effort and travels the country to interview prisoners. He is trying to get inside the head of these criminals to understand what drives these serial murders. The effort is tiresome, and it can quickly mess with the agents in their attempt to stay sane through it all.
More than ten years after Queer Eye for the Straight Guy hit the airwaves, Netflix has come up with a reboot of the original reality show. It was created by David Collins and has spanned 5 seasons now, featuring Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, and Karamo Brown. This one includes a new Fab Five that is made up of a food and wine specialist, an interior designer, a grooming consultant, a fashion designer, and a culture expert. The five travel to various parts of America to feature people who deserve recognition. They attempt to discover hidden value in these individuals and to help them accomplish specific goals.
In its Fifth season, the show may be almost as addicting as the drug the lead character creates inside a beat-up van in the desert. When a high school chemistry teacher is diagnosed with late-stage lung cancer, he attempts to secure his family’s finances before he dies by cooking and dealing premium blue meth. He does so with a partner who is a former student and burnout. The show points out moral consequences and family issues of living and dying. The creator of the show is Vince Gilligan, and the cast includes Bryan Cranston who plays Walter White, Aaron Paul, who plays Jesse Pinkman, and Anna Gunn.
Better Call Saul
Who says a spinoff show cannot be equally as good or even possibly better than the original? This one sets off to prove those theories, that spin offs shows are a bust, to be wrong. Better Call Saul was created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould. This Netflix show with 5 seasons under its belt is captivating. It is actually set six years prior to the events of Breaking Bad, but it takes place in the New Mexico desert where the characters of Breaking Bad concocted their drugs. It stars Bob Odenkirk as the main character alongside Rhea Seehorn and Jonathan Banks.
How do you restart your life after being sent away to prison for 19 years for a crime you didn’t commit? Rectify follows the life of Daniel Holden who was convicted and sent to death row when he was still a teenager. He was accused of raping and murdering his 16-year-old girlfriend. In his late 30s, new evidence revealed that he was not guilty, so he returns home to Paulie Georgia, to pick up his life where he left off. The only problem is that his reputation has forever been tainted, and his friends and family that he once knew are skeptical to believe him innocent. The show has run for 4 seasons and is the creation of Ray McKinnon and stars Aden Young, Abigail Spencer, and J. Smith-Cameron.
If you like to watch a real-life game of Clue unfold in 19th century fashion with iconic characters of the time, this may be the show for you. The show builds relationships and uncoils mysteries between Victor Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, Sir Malcolm Murray, psychic Vanessa Ives, and an American gunslinger Ethan chandler. They come together to investigate the disappearance of Sir Malcom Murray’s daughter, Mina. Each character reveals a bit about their own dark secrets as the show unfolds. Murray and Ives are compatriots who recruit the gunslinger Chandler and Frankenstein for the investigation. The show has run for 3 seasons and was created by John Logan, starring Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, and Eva Green.
A creation of Allan Cubitt, this three-season show takes place in Northern Ireland. After several murders occur in Belfast, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson shows up to supervise the investigation. Paul Spector is the unsuspecting killer who is a family man and a therapist with a dark side. While he tries to keep his front as a respected professional, he hunts down young women. Unlike most criminal mysteries, it is clear from the start who the villain is. The tension of the show comes from watching the detective and murderer conduct their typical daily lives. It focuses on the psychological aspect and motivations behind the criminal.
There is a certain fascination about the lives of those who hold royal status, especially the British monarchy. The Crown takes a look at behind-the-scenes relationships of Queen Elizabeth II. She came to the throne in the wake of World War II when the monarchy was giving up traditional control to Parliament and the Prime Minister. Still the Queen has remained as one of the most important heads of state in the entire world. The show also spotlights her marriage and other intimate personal relationships. It examines the toll these relationships have played on the Queen. Actress Claire Foy plays the role of Elizabeth II. Prince Philip is played by Matt Smith.
This may be a coming-of-age show, but it’s not your typical high school dramedy. The focus of the show, created by Lisa McGee, is on the obnoxious yet somehow lovable characters. It is a coming-of-age comedy that is set during a civil war in Northern Ireland. The show follows a group of teenage friends who each have their own personality trait that stands out. Erin, played by Saoirse-Monica Jackson, is neurotic. Erin’s cousin Orla, played by Louisa Harland, is just plain cuckoo. Michelle, played by Jamie-Lee O’Donnell is a bit crass in her demeanor, and Clare is played by Nicola Coughlan. Michelle also has a cousin from England named James, played by Dylan Llewellyn. The group of girls attend an all-girls school. However, James also attends the school since he has a thick English accent and is awkward, so they fear he will be bulled at the boy’s school.
While there is always underlying sexual tension with high school shows, this one takes it beyond the accepted norm. As the name somewhat cleverly attempts to portray, the show is about a group of teenagers who are struggling with concepts of sexuality. The characters are experimenting with their sexuality and are having or attempting to have a lot of sex. However, no one seems to be enjoying this part of their growing up process. Otis, the son of a prominent sex therapist, steps in. In addition to being exposed to his mother’s therapy ideas, he has been through some trauma as a child as well. A delinquent named Maeve enters the scene and hooks up with Otis to make some money using his therapy skills to “treat” their classmates’ neuroses. Ultimately, the show points out that sex has consequences that go beyond the short-lived physical pleasure.
Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness
This documentary centered around a crime mystery wasn’t the first focus of the film director at the time. Director Eric Goode set out to document the happenings of a snake dealer in Florida. In doing so, he stumbled upon the big cat ownership world and its Tiger King. The Tiger King is Joe Exotic who is outlandish with an intertwining wild tale to tell. Joe owns a big cat zoo and is a country musician who was convicted in 2019 of trying to put a hit out on an animal rights activist named Carole Baskin. The show is not only the creation of Eric Goode but also of Rebecca Chaiklin and has kept viewers captivated and discussing their thoughts on social media throughout the season.
The Good Place
Ted Danson was an iconic star from the 1980s popular sit-com Cheers. But, he proves that he was never type cast in his numerous successes and other endeavors on screen since then. This one is about bureaucratic mix ups of an entirely different cosmic level. Ted Danson finds himself playing co-star with Kristen Bell who plays the part of Eleanor Shellstrop. The setting is the afterlife where Eleanor has found herself in a nice neighborhood that was built by cosmic architect Michael, Ted Danson. When she was living, Eleanor was anything but kind and certainly not deserving of this afterlife in the good place. It was all a result of a bureaucratic mistake. In order to stay there, she has to learn how to behave like a good person, or she risks being sent to the bad place.
When musicals done as a television show are viewed as a bit over-the-top corny, this one plays on that to deliver an absurd musical dramedy. The show is focused on a high-strung lawyer who leaves her well-respected career in New York to move to West Covina, California and pursue her first crush, Josh. In almost a stalker move, the show busts out with an outlandish song and dance number to break and laugh at any potential tension. The 4-season show was created by Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna and stars Rachel Bloom, Donna Lynne Champlin, and Vincent Rodriguez III.
Transformers War For Cybertron Trilogy
Any child of the 1980s, 90s, or even 2000s have enjoyed the amazing toys that transform from vehicles into robots, so the animated series goes way back. This new twist on the show, however, is the first one to reveal the pathos behind the struggle between Autobots and Decepticons. The animation has only gotten better as well, now with CGI that only serves to enhance the original look. The series in season 1 allows both the Autobots and the Decepticons to question what their role is in the war. It also allows them to question the morality of their leaders Optimus Prime and Megatron blurring the line of good v. evil.
Master Of None
There is something about following the everyday life of a comedian that is very interesting for viewers. Master of None does not disappoint as it delivers witty dialogue and a multidimensional cast with story lines everyone can relate to at some point. This 2-season series was created by and stars comedian Aziz Ansari. It is a Netflix original series and follows the everyday life of Dev, who is a 30-year-old actor attempting to learn how to maneuver adulthood in New York City. It is reportedly loosely based on Ansari’s own personal experiences in life. The show features former Parks and Recreation actor’s real-life mom and dad who portray Dev’s parents.
What could go wrong with an animated show that features the life happenings of a washed-up celebrity horse who is trying to reignite his stagnant career? It is ridiculous and hilarious even if you won’t admit you’re laughing at a cartoon. It is a Netflix original and features the voices of some highly recognizable talents, such as Will Arnett, Alison Brie, Aaron Paul, and Amy Sedaris. The six-season series starts off in the most goofy manner that may make you question why you tuned back in at all. However, by the finale of the first season, the show has turned into a surprisingly sad and shocking yet hilarious look into depression and pop culture.
When a wealthy family loses everything, viewers tune in to see what more they will lose along the way. With 5 seasons under its belt, this show seems to keep going. It is a cult-classic sitcom that follows the dysfunctional, sociopath Bluth family who lost their fortune after the patriarch, George, Sr., went to jail. His middle son, Michael played by Jason Bateman, is the only family member who has any semblance of decency. He is forced to keep the family business running while keeping the family together as well. The dialogue is quick and snappy with characters who are memorable.
If you live in Portland, you just might understand this outlandish comedy. Keep in mind that after all, if you can’t laugh at yourself and how the world sees you, then what can you laugh at? The show presents deadpan humor that takes its inside humorous jabs at the hipster culture of the city of Portland, Oregon. Even if it is a stereotypical version that unearths the ridiculous side, this show has been a success with 8 running seasons. It is the creation of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, who are also cast in main roles of the show alongside Kyle MacLachlan. Jonathan Krisel is also one of the creators.
Parks And Recreation
It was meant to be a mockumentary but has become a popular hit with 7 seasons. The show is a creation of Greg Daniels and Michael Schur and stars Amy Poehler, Jim O’Heir, and Nick Offerman. It is a hilarious portrayal of the comical residents of Pawnee, Indiana. It focuses on public servant Leslie Knope, who is played by Amy Poehler. She is a mid-level official in the parks and recreation department, as the name of the show implies. She tends to be very excitable. Alongside her is a team of diligent workers to make the city of Pawnee a better place to live and work.
Zooey Deschanel certainly didn’t type cast herself when her character won the hearts of many in the Christmas movie Elf. She has picked up 7 seasons of this drama that focuses on a comedic twist. She plays the part of Jess, a quirky woman who moves into a loft in Los Angeles with three guys she met online. It has remained one of the funniest witty shows on television. It even spurred on a drinking game called “True American”. The creator is Elizabeth Meriwether. It originally aired on Fox, and the show features Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, and Max Greenfield.
As if middle school isn’t hard enough, imagine if those socially awkward changing bodies took the form of a hormone monster. Imagine no further when you have the animated cartoon, Big Mouth. It is an off-the-wall comedy that does have its deep, insightful moments. The show focuses on kids but throws in plenty of adult themes and language to make it edgy. The kids attend Bridgeton Middle School and are trying to transition into adulthood through puberty. They are learning about anatomy, sex, love, and all things that adult life encompass. The show was created by Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Jennifer Flackett, and Mark Levin and feature the voices of Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jordan Peele, and Jennifer Klein with 3 seasons.
A story of a couple of misfit females who are aspiring actors. Since the job market is challenging for any aspiring actor, when Ruth Wilder answered an ad for “unconventional women,” she winds up auditioning for the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. Turns out the wrestling league is an all-female wrestling league that is supervised by a washed up director named Sam Sylvia. Ruth has a former friend named Debbie Gilpin who also auditions. The supervisor decides to make the two girls the central focus of the league’s story: Gilpin the heroic “Liberty Belle” and Wilder the villain “Zoya the Destroya.” The show has run 4 seasons and was created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch starring Alison Brie, Marc Maron, and Betty Gilpin.
Created by Laeta Kalogridis and starring Chris Conner, this 2-season series is an adaptation of the popular cyberpunk novel by Richard K. Morgan by the same title. The setting is a few hundred years in the future when humanity has developed the technology to download a person’s consciousness onto a computer. People are now able to transfer themselves into different bodies known as sleeves. This means they essentially make themselves to be immortal, provided they have the funds to cover the process. Takeshi Kovacs is a former soldier who has been in cold storage for 250 years but is now back in a new sleeve thanks to Laurens Bancroft who is a wealthy man. Laurens wants Takeshi to find the man who killed his previous body.
Star Trek: The Next Generation
This show has quite a long history and has spanned 7 seasons for just this version of it. It has been one of the most popular science fiction TV series of all time. This series was created in 1987, more than 20 years after the original series aired. It follows the exploits of Captain Jean-Luc Picard and his space-faring crew aboard the new USS Enterprise. It consists of 187 episodes that include Romulans and the Borg. Even though the original crew is hardly represented throughout this series, it does maintain the wish to “live long and prosper.” The creator is Gene Roddenberry, and the cast includes Patrick Steward, Brent Spiner, and Jonathan Frakes.
The setting for this eerie drama is a small town with a protagonist who is a teen. It is a German Netflix series with a setting in a town where everyone has a secret of their own. It starts in Winden, a town with plenty of woods located near a nuclear reactor. Jonas, the teen protagonist played by Louis Hoffman, returns to school after having spent some time receiving therapy following his dad’s suicide. It didn’t take long before he was in shock over an entirely new traumatic event that involved the disappearance of his fellow student, Erik Obendorf. Erik isn’t the first child to go missing in the area. Jonas and his friends discover they are on the edge of a mystery that goes back for several generations.
This series is often compared to The Twilight Zone, since each and every episode of Black Mirror tells an individual story. The theme is modern and futuristic technology that runs through each story line. The writing is so intricate and mind-bending complicated that it often leaves the viewer staring at a blank TV set trying to take it all in long after the episode ends. How each episode will end is very difficult to guess leaving it almost impossible to give away spoilers or to anticipate spoilers. It is created by Charlie Brooker and stars Daniel Lapaine, Hannah John-Kamen, and Michaela Coel running for 5 seasons.
He is a swordsman all alone riding into town with a horrific beast killed and slung over his horse. Even though he has killed the monster that terrified them all, he will get no thanks other than perhaps a bounty they had promised him. This show follows the events of Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter who has magical powers. He is known as a witcher. Over the years, he hunts monsters for gold while crossing paths with a cunning sorceress and a refugee princess. It is the creation of Lauren Schmidt and includes bloody battles, complex characters, and songs you will remember.
The Last Dance
Michael Jordan had been cut from his high school basketball team but played hard to build up his team and his reputation. Back in 1997, the Chicago Bulls basketball team had already won five of the last seven NBA championships and were ready to earn their next. The owner Jerry Reinsdorf and General Manager Jerry Krause appeared to be completely ready to fire coach Phil Jackson and start to rebuild the franchise when the season had come to an end even though they held the world’s best player, Michael Jordan. That fall, the team allowed a film crew to document their endeavors to chronicle the season alongside Jordan’s career.
The 3-season show is a mix of Stephen King, Steven Spielberg, and John Hughes with a 1980s setting with kids growing up and coming of age. When a scientist runs down an empty hallway with some unseen force on his heels in hot pursuit, grabbing him as he waits for the elevator doors to close, something is going on. The opening sequence of Stranger Things presents the sci-fi series by quickly panning to a group of children playing Dungeons and Dragons in a suburban basement. The show is a mixture of mystery and a story line that includes a secret government agency.
Take the best of what cooking shows have to offer and ditch the sterile environment of a studio with professional celebrity chefs. This show goes to the streets in various cultures around the world where real food is cooked by real people who are down on street level in the midst of things. The first season goes to Asian countries of Thailand, Japan, and Singapore interviewing experts and local vendors. While the cooking may be raw, down-to-earth footage, the camera work is super pristinely done by David Gelb productions. The chefs contribute their cooking skills along with their personal stories.
Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj
What if you could hear about hot topics such as immigration or higher education without the tainted angle of the particular news venue presenting it? This is at the heart of what Hasan Minhaj has to offer. His series takes a deep look into the world’s cultural and political issues of our time. He uses story telling skills from a comedic voice to look at some serious topics that not only impact American culture but also happenings around the world. Hasan Minhaj was formerly on The Daily Show. The show has already spanned six seasons and was created by Hasan himself as well as Prashanth Venkataramanujam.
Wild Wild Country
The one-season long show is an exploration into how cults get started and thrive and why they create friction with mainstream America. This documentary series follows the rise and the fall of the Rajneeshpuram people. They were a religious community that popped up in a remote region of Oregon during the 1980s. Their teachings focused on the inspiration of a guru named Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. As the clash between locals and the cult grew more tense, the group became more militant and even attempted to take over the voting process in Antelope, Oregon as well as staging a bio-terror attack. The footage you see is real archival footage, and former members of the cult are interviewed.
Chef David Chang is known for kicking culinary authority to the curb and waging full-out war on the idea of authenticity of cooking. The show spans 2 seasons, but the very first episode expresses and takes a close look at the ways in which chefs around the world have taken simple dishes like pizza and reinvented it. Sometimes, the authenticity of the original food gets lost in the process. For instance, on one episode, two Italian-American pizza chefs sadly talk about how the old Italian-American heritage has disintegrated as pizza has become an American iconic dish. The show often ties the ethnicity of food with the episodes.
Why watch a cooking competition that focuses only on the food when you can learn the complicated intricacies of the lives behind the chef. This series presents the chefs not as only professionals but as the people behind the chef. The chefs include those who come from a traditional culinary background, like Massimo Bottura, as well as new-wave chefs, such as Grant Achatz. The director of this show is David Gelb. He has a cinematic eye which makes for some interesting camera footage. Each episode follows a different chef. The show has filmed six seasons, and the personal stories that accompany each and every professional chef never seems to get old.
Making A Murderer
The show tells the horribly tragic story of a man from Two Rivers, Wisconsin, Steven Avery. After he had served 18 years in prison for a horrific sexual assault and attempted murder crime, new evidence emerged proving his claims of innocence that he held all along. Now, at the age of 41, he is a free man. However, he still has a lot to work through to clear his name. He sued Manitowoc County for $36 million in damages, but before the suit can be finalized he is once again tied to another horrible crime. This time, he is accused of having a hand in the disappearance and assumed death of photographer Teresa Halbach. Now, he is facing the same judges and people who put him in jail years ago.
This beautifully cinematic documentary is about the planet earth. Netflix teamed up with the BBC to present this amazing show with 11 complete episodes over the course of one season. BBC is the creator of the series with a cast of David Attenborough, Sigourney Weaver, and Huw Cordey. It takes viewers around the world and lets them see parts of the earth they have never seen before and most likely never will other than on screen. From the deep open ocean to the jungles of Uganda, this documentary series reveals some of the most interesting corners of the world. David Attenborough narrates the expeditions.
Why would someone murder a nun? That is the question this series seeks to answer as it follows a documentary into the efforts to uncover who murdered Sister Cathy Cesnik and left her near a garbage dump in the winter of 1969. Two former students of the nun seek to find out. Gemma and Abbie also reveal the atmosphere of Seton Keough High School as well. It quickly becomes evident that sexual abuse was systemic and part of a scandal at the time that Sister Cathy Cesnik may have tried to put an end to. The story explores how an institution may have covered up corruption that cost the sister her life.
The Twilight Zone
A mysterious classic on late night television, Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone has been given new life on screen. Even if you never saw a single episode, you will recognize the term “Twilight Zone” as referring to strange and bizarre, unbelievable events and happenings. Each episode tells a unique story of its own inside a science fiction script that intertwines various realms of reality with horror or just plain mysteries that make you think and boggle your thinking. Many episodes parallel Cold War events that were happening at the time of the original show. The show was Rod Serling’s creation, but he also starred in it along with Robert McCord and Jay Overholts to name a few on the 5-season series.
When a homecoming queen is murdered, FBI agent Dale Cooper shows up in a small Washington town to begin the investigation. Plenty of weird encounters are presented that spans the gamut from homicidal demons to cryptic dreams or look-alikes of people who are supposed to be dead. The murder mystery series that has spanned two seasons of drama offers a unique eccentric set of characters and tons of memorable moments. Created by Mark Frost and David Lynch, and starring Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, and Mädchen Amick, this show was a cult classic from the beginning of the 1990s that has re-emerged.
Based on the Thomas Harris’ trilogy novels and The Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal takes a new look at Hannibal Lecter, a notorious cannibal. Created by Bryan Fuller, the show stars Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, and Caroline Dhavernas and spans three seasons to date. Hugh Dancy plays the role of a gifted criminal profiler named Will Graham. Will’s way of thinking is unique in that it allows him to empathize with anyone, including psychopaths. While he is pursuing an extremely difficult FBI case, he makes the decision to call upon the help of psychiatrist Hannibal Lecter, played by Mads Mikkelsen. The two become very adept at catching villains together as a team. Unfortunately, Hannibal tends to find himself pulled toward his dark secret in his mind until he eventually has more in common with the criminals than what Will can comprehend.