Netflix’s supremacy is evident, despite faux passes like “Cuties” —who had many child rights advocates’ irate furies for its content— or cancellations like “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”, the streaming giant has a lot to offer in these troubled times. Just as the United States of America hits the regrettably sad mark of 200.000 dead due to the Wuhan plague, the public needs some entertainment. And companies in the streaming business are happy to offer content to cater to sorts of interests. With segmentation becoming the gold standard of entertainment, and on-demand content a staple, regardless of age, if you have a device with an internet connection and a streaming account like Netflix, you have hours’ worth of entertainment assured. So without further ado, we present a collection of films and series for you to consider in your next time-out when you face the screen of your device looking for some time-crunchers.
What better way to start a Netflix session with good-old 007, Bond, James Bond. Daniel Craig’s first two bond movies are available on the mentioned streaming platform. Casino Royale tells the story of a mob underworld that James Bond, under the orders of M must dismantle in order to preserve world peace. Featuring Daniel Craig and the gorgeous Eva Green, the long-running action series classic, coupled with some popcorn and some shut-blinders will give you lots of fun.
This real-life drama tells the harrowing tale of a group of journalists working in the early 2000s on the trail of child abuse cases perpetrated by ordained Catholic priests in the state of Massachusetts and the subsequent cover-up. An Academy Award-winning harrowing drama featuring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton,and the beautiful Rachel McAdams.
Steven Spielberg´s adaptation of this Michael Crichton novel in the mid-1990s created hype and a pop-culture reference icon of a world where cloned dinosaurs in an amusement park go sour and the creatures start on a murderous rampage. The first of many movies and now a streaming series is a favorite for many to get familiar with or reminisce about the good old´ 90s.
The second biopic on the legendary CEO of Apple computer, this time under the script of Aaron Sorkin and with Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs is a great movie that tells the story of how the company grew from its roots at a garage to the rise of the company with its successful iPod products.
This dramatic documentary on the life of Brazilian Formula 1 pilot Ayrton Senna —whose dramatic death at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix shocked the world of motor racing— is a worthwhile movie for motorsports fans who will find in this film an inspiring history of one of the most influential figures of motorsports in the 1990s.
This three-hour-long film telling the tale of the life of union leader Jimmy Hoffa and his eventual demise by the hands of the mob featuring Joe Pesci, Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino is a true must-watch if you´re into gangster films. This Netflix production marks the transition to streaming for Academy Award-winner and legendary Hollywood producer Martin Scorsese.