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Best TV shows to binge watch right now

words by: Sahar Khraibani
Mar 21, 2020

Keep calm and stream on! We’ve compiled a list of TV musts for you binge ASAP – you are welcome.

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High Fidelity

Zoë Kravitz playing the role of a record owner (Rob) in the rapidly gentrified neighborhood of Crown Heights in Brooklyn is all we need right now. The show navigates Rob as she revisits past relationships through music, vinyl records, and pop culture, while trying to get over her one true love. Cue in regular features of her local bodega, nothing screams “Brooklyn!” than this show. Did we mention Zoë Kravitz is insanely, unfathomable hot?

Watch it now on Hulu.

Money Heist

A criminal mastermind who goes by “The Professor” recruits eight micro-masterminds and plans to pull off the biggest heist in recorded history – to print billions of euros in the Royal Mint of Spain. The group of thieves take hostages to aid in their negotiations with the authorities, who strategize to come up with a way to capture The Professor. All we can say is that this show will keep you on your feet, and before you know it, you’ve seen the entire thing.


Enjoy all three seasons now on Netflix.

 

Random Acts of Flyness

Writer/director/producer/genius Terence Nance is behind this show “about the beauty and ugliness of contemporary American life,” as he says. Using a fluid, stream-of-conscience approach, Nance explores cultural idioms such as patriarchy, white supremacy and sensuality via numerous interconnected vignettes. The show weaves together such themes as ancestral trauma, history, death, romance and more, creating a television show like nothing seen before. All this is experienced through the lens of art, music, and pop culture.

Dive into Nance’s universe on HBO and thank us later.

 

Dead To Me

Christina Applegate plays Jen, who’s husband recently died in a hit-and-run. The sardonic widow is determined to solve the crime with her friend Judy (Linda Cardellini) who has recently suffered a tragic loss of her own. The ladies meet at a support group and, despite their polar-opposite personalities, become unlikely friends – but there’s a kept secret that could shatter their lives.

This dark comedy explores the weirdly funny sides of grief, loss and forgiveness. Watch it now on Netflix.

Westworld

Westworld is back with a much anticipated third season. This is by far the most eerily captivating series that hit us. It is also extremely binge worthy as the folding out of the narrative allows you to see the full scope of the twisting, time-bending story. Set in an Old West theme park where robots (that look EXTREMELY human, we might add) are at human disposal for whatever dark urges they may possess, Westworld is a perfect hybrid of pulpy fantasy and sci-fi, packing in HBO’s signature grandiose spectacle alongside a heavy dose of brain-twisters. Let me tell you, it’s a wild ride!

Russian Doll

This show is handcrafted for binge-watching as each episode ends on a mouth-watering cliff hanger. TV’s quirky darling, Natasha Lyonne plays Nadia, a woman who dies the night of her birthday party, only to wake up and keep reliving the night (and her many, many) deaths over and over again. Working from a script she created with Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland this series is cheeky and provocative, not to mention deliciously foul-mouthed. Equal parts hilarious and heart-breaking, delving into self-destructive loops that lend themselves to self-forgiveness.

Watch season 1 now on Netflix and impatiently wait for season 2 with us.

 

 

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