Take your #StayatHome game to the finest level by watching these top-notch series and movies on Netflix. Stay safe, stay healthy, and have a great day.
Cast: Sarah Paulson, Jon Jon Briones, Cynthia Nixon
Ratched is a suspenseful drama series that tells the origin story of asylum nurse Mildred Ratched. In 1947, Mildred arrives in Northern California to seek employment at a leading psychiatric hospital where new and unsettling experiments have begun on the human mind. On a clandestine mission, Mildred presents herself as the perfect image of what a dedicated nurse should be, but the wheels are always turning and as she begins to infiltrate the mental health care system and those within it, Mildred’s stylish exterior belies growing darkness that has long been smoldering within, revealing that true monsters are made, not born.
The Devil All The Time (Movie)
Cast: Robert Pattinson, Tom Holland, Bill Skarsgård
Set in rural southern Ohio and West Virginia, The Devil All the Time follows a cast of compelling and bizarre characters from the end of World War II to the 1960s. There’s Willard Russell, a tormented veteran of the carnage in the South Pacific, who can’t save his beautiful wife, Charlotte, from an agonizing death by cancer no matter how much sacrificial blood he pours on his “prayer log.” There’s Carl and Sandy Henderson, a husband-and-wife team of serial killers, who troll America’s highways searching for suitable models to photograph and exterminate. There’s the spider-handling preacher Roy and his crippled virtuoso-guitar-playing sidekick, Theodore, running from the law. And caught in the middle of all this is Arvin Eugene Russell, Willard and Charlotte’s orphaned son, who grows up to be a good but also violent man in his own right.
Enola Holmes (Movie)
Cast: Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin
England, 1884 – a world on the brink of change. On the morning of her 16th birthday, Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown) wakes to find that her mother (Helena Bonham Carter) has disappeared, leaving behind an odd assortment of gifts but no apparent clue as to where she’s gone or why. After a free-spirited childhood, Enola suddenly finds herself under the care of her brothers Sherlock (Henry Cavill) and Mycroft (Sam Claflin), both set on sending her away to a finishing school for “proper” young ladies. Refusing to follow their wishes, Enola escapes searching for her mother in London. But when her journey finds her entangled in a mystery surrounding a young runaway Lord (Louis Partridge), Enola becomes a super-sleuth in her own right, outwitting her famous brother as she unravels a conspiracy that threatens to set back the course of history.
The Social Dilemma (Documentary-Drama)
Cast: Skyler Gisondo, Kara Hayward, Vincent Kartheiser
This documentary-drama hybrid explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their creations.
Criminal: UK (Series)
Cast: Katherine Kelly, Lee Ingleby, Rochenda Sandall, Kit Harington
Criminal: UK is back with season 2 this September with more intriguing stories. Still set in an interrogation room, London investigators question suspects accused of grievous crimes until the truth comes to light. This season focuses on the intense mental conflict between detectives and suspects.
The Babysitter: Killer Queen (Movie)
Cast: Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Jenna Ortega
Two years after the events of the first film, Cole is now a junior in high school. He is unable to convince anyone except for his best friend Melanie that a satanic cult led by his former babysitter Bee tried to kill him. However, Cole finds out that his parents have enrolled him in a psychiatric school, and he escapes with Melanie alongside her new boyfriend Jimmy, and their friends Boom-Boom and Diego to join a lake party. Then the hellish story begins.
I’m Thinking of Ending Things (Movie)
Cast: Jesse Plemons, Jessie Buckley, Toni Collette
Despite second thoughts about their relationship, a young woman (Jessie Buckley) takes a road trip with her new boyfriend (Jesse Plemons) to his family farm. Trapped at the farm during a snowstorm with Jake’s mother (Toni Collette) and father (David Thewlis), the young woman begins to question the nature of everything she knew or understood about her boyfriend, herself, and the world. An exploration of regret, longing, and the fragility of the human spirit, I’m Thinking of Ending Things is directed and written by Academy Award® winner Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind). Inspired by Iain Reid’s bestselling namesake novel.
Record of Youth (Series)
Cast: Park Bo-gum, Park So-dam, Byeon Woo-seok
Two actors and a makeup artist fight to make their way in a world that weighs the backgrounds they were born into more than their dreams. This series delivers some heartwarming stories which relate so much to our everyday lives.