Monday, May 20, 2024

6 Popular Movies and TV Shows to Keep You on the Edge

We all are blessed to live in an age where everything is accessible right from our devices on the go. From streaming movies to binge-watching TV shows, everything is accessible from anywhere and any device provided that you have a blazing fast internet. You can either subscribe to a streaming service like Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime – or simply go for cable TV options like Spectrum Cable, Mediacom Cable, or Optimum Cable that offers plenty of entertainment options under one roof.


Whichever form of viewing we choose, we’ll come across new releases that might or might not suit our taste. Sometimes we’re left awe-struck whereas at other times it is just difficult to imagine why we chose to watch something in the first place. In this post, we are going to reveal some of the best movies and TV shows to get you hooked from start until the end. Let’s get started to give you a dose of the best movies and TV shows you can start watching today.

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best movies and TV shows

Marriage Story

If you love to watch drama and romance, Marriage Story is surely going to grip you. Noah Baumbach, starring Julia Greer, Adam Driver, and Scarlett Johnson, directs the movie. The movie centers on a couple describing the reasons they love each other. However, Noah’s marriage story quickly ousts the illusion. Their long life relationship ends after a disastrous martial mediation session after which the coupled decided to part their ways. Things are going to turn messy when a costly and shrewd lawyer takes over the case. If you have not enjoyed anything romantic during the lockdown, make sure to give Marriage Story a watch. It’s a onetime watch, but worth every minute.

The Nut Job

In the imaginary town of Oakton City, there lives a purple squirrel by the name of Surly.He has mute rat partner Buddy and they both reside in Liberty Park. Both of them have been abandoned due to stealing reputation. A group of animals led by Raccoon and his assistant is running short of food for winter. Red squirrel Andy along with gray squirrel Grayson competes with Buddy and Surly to hunt from a cart of peanuts handled by Lucky and Fingers. The squirrels’ hard work ends up in a disaster when the cart’s propane tank exploded inside the park after Fingers bit the cord. The cart that went out of control ends burning and destroying trees where the animals normally store their food. If you have children with you, they would enjoy watching this movie.

Breaking Bad

If you haven’t watched Breaking Bad, you have missed all the thrill and fun. Spending your time watching this TV series would give you pleasure in the years to come. The story centers on a chemistry teacher named Walter White who is suffering from stage 3 cancer. The teacher has only two years to live. Now that he has nothing to lose, he decides to live with his wife and teenage son who is suffering from cerebral palsy. To ensure that his son and wife have a secure future, he decides to go for a career in crime and drugs. Walter has proved to be extraordinarily proficient in his new career. Walter begins making and sellingmethamphetamine along with his former students. The story is truly gripping and states the impact of the fatal disease, which has turned a hardworking man into a Godfather of the drug trade.

Prison Break

Those who love to enjoy plot twists and turns in every episode must-watch Prison Break. The story is about Lincoln Burrows who is framed for the murder and his brother Michael is sure that Burrows is innocent. Burrows is facing death row which is to take place in a few months. As the time is running out, Michael robs a bank so that police may arrest him and put him behind bars along with his brother. Michael from there on takes help from his fellow prisoners to help him and his brother to escape the prison. At the end of each episode, you will find yourself in a state saying to yourself “Just one more episode”.

The Haunting of Hill House

Horror genre lovers would adore The Haunting of Hill House, putting watchers on the edge of their seats. The mixture of horror, mystery, and psychological thriller, The Haunting of Hill House is a remake of Shirley Jackson’s novel with the same title. The story is about five siblings who are raised in a famous house in the secluded part of America.

The siblings get united when the younger sister commits suicide. The plot interchanges between two timelines, following the sibling whose supernatural experiences at hill house continue to disturb them. The flashbacks portray events leading up to the event that took place in 1992 when the family fled from the mansion. The Haunting of Hill House Cast includes Elizabeth Reaser, Kater Siegel, Victoria Pedretti, MichielHuisman, and Oliver Jackson.

If you have the guts to watch the show alone on the weekend, make sure to turn off the lights and grab some popcorns to ingest some horrors.


Mindhunter is yet another popular TV show that you can binge-watch during the lockdown. The series is based on a book published in 1996 which revolves around John Douglas, a former special agent. John Douglas chases the rapists and serial killers to catch them through his techniques. The story also depicts some of the high profile cases including the murder of a prostitute in Alaska and child murder in Atlanta. If you are a fan of serial killing movies and TV shows, Mindhunter should be on top of your list.

Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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