With more and more free time on our hands, thanks to being at home all day, what better way to pass the time than to watch Netflix! Here is a list of the best netflix movies and tv shows to watch to keep you entertained at home.
The Queen’s Gambit is a coming-of-age short series about a young girl (Anya Taylor-Joy) who has an extraordinary talent for the game of chess and begins a journey to become the best player in the world while struggling with addiction. The audience watches her grow up in an orphanage and develop her amazing chess skills while also struggling with drugs.
Hidden Figures follows three brilliant African-American women who work at NASA as mathematicians and help to launch an astronaut into orbit. This was an extraordinary achievement as this helped to revive the nation’s confidence and give women a place in STEM.
The Half of It is a unique coming-of-age film mixed with comedy and drama. This film follows a star student, Ellie, who finds herself helping the school jock get the girl they both want. Ellie helps him write letters and teach him how to get the girl that they are both falling for while also trying to escape her small town life for college.
Lady Bird, is a unique coming of age film that stars Saoirse Ronan and Timothee Chalamet. This amazing film follows Christine McPhereson as she asserts her individuality as she navigates high school and relationships.
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: Always and Forever, is a sappy rom-com that stars Noah Centineo and Lana Condor. This movie follows Lara Jean’s senior year as she returns home from a family trip to Korea and begins to make college decisions while still navigating her relationship with Peter Kavinsky.
The Help follows a group of Black women who work for prominent white, high society families. When one of the society’s girls comes home from college she decides to interview the Black women about their roles in helping families, and soon more and more women begin to share their stories.
Emily in Paris, is a cliche drama show that stars Lily Collins and follows the main character, Emily Cooper’s, new marketing position in Paris as she struggles to adjust to the new area and her new coworkers. She seeks adventure, new friendships, and love while navigating Paris.
Always Be My Maybe, starring Ali Wong and Randall Park, the two reconnect as adults after having been childhood sweethearts. The two reconnect 15 years later while both are at completely different stages in life. This light-hearted film is sure to keep you laughing through the day.