Netflix is a great way to spend an otherwise boring evening. However with so many options of TV shows and movies to watch, it can be an overwhelming task to choose just one. If you are looking for something new to watch on Netflix, don’t get your hopes too high. The selection this month isn’t as impressive as other months. However, there are a few really good things to look out for.
Here is a list of the 10 best movies and Netflix original series to binge watch whenever you find free time.
1. The Crown: Season 1 (November 4th)
The 10-episode series follows 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth (Claire Foy) from her 1947 marriage to Prince Philip (Matt Smith) all the way to 1955 when she stops younger sister Princess Margaret’s (Vanessa Kirby) marriage to a divorced man. If you are fan of flamboyant period drama, this should definitely be on your must-watch list. With more than $100 million spent on the series, you can expect some really good costumes, jewels, sceneries, horses and fine art.
2. Dana Carvey: Straight White Male, 60 (November 4th)
This one isn’t a movie or show but it’s definitely worth the watch. With a great “SNL” star like him, you can rest assured you’ll have a good laugh. Here’s the trailer for the stand up comedy show.
3. True Memoirs of An International Assassin (November 11th)
Is on tiny typo enough to change a man’s world? After a publisher changes a writer’s debut novel about a deadly assassin from fiction to nonfiction, the author has to take on the role of his lead character for his own survival. This action comedy is bound to entertain.
4. Under the Sun (November 11th)
This is a documentary that centres around an 8-year-old Zin-mi, who’s about to join North Korea’s Children’s Union. Intriguing with a surreal glimpse into the life of people in North Korea, this is a slightly serious themed movie.
5. Take Me to the River (November 12th)
What happens when you bring intergenerational artists together? This documentary centres on the Memphis music scene. This musical masterpiece is bound to strike a cord in every music lovers’ heart.
6. Burn After Reading (November 16th)
All hell breaks loose when 2 gym employees stumble upon a disk containing sensitive information about a CIA agent. This star studded comedy is perfect if you’re home alone and want something interesting and funny to watch.
7. Paddington (November 16th)
Need some nostalgia in your life? Netflix will be bringing the family favourite and ever charming Paddington bear to its screens in November. You know this one is going to be a must watch since it’s created by the producers of Harry Potter.
8. Boyhood (November 25th)
This movie took 12 years to complete. 12 years. The dedication of the cast is reason enough to give this one a watch. Also, the soundtrack and the way the movie unfolds is brilliant. Boyhood, as the name suggests, is the journey of a boy from child to adult, dealing with the divorce of his parents and other teenage issues.
9. Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (November 25th)
Gilmore girls is one of those classic shows that people can watch again and again. This much-awaited mini series is a follow-up series to ‘Gilmore Girls’, centering on the lives of a young woman and her single mom in Connecticut.
10. The Jungle Book (November 30th)
This live-action animated Disney classic by Rudyard Kipling definitely lives up to the mark and brings back some great memories of the animated movie and the novel. Bring out the inner child in you as you follow young Mowgli as he navigates a jungle full of mysteries with his best friends Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear.
Somebody bring me a tub of popcorn? Please. Kthanksbye.
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