Netflix round-up: SPOOKY SZN!

Looking for something to binge on as the days get darker and before deadlines hit? Look no further! We’ve taken it upon ourselves to do the hard work for you. Here is our list of the best shows and movies to keep you busy this month. Happy watching, and Happy Spooky Season!

 

  1. OUR TOP PICK: Maniac!!

Maniac is an American psychological, dark drama, starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill.

Maniac tells the stories of two strangers drawn to the late stages of a mysterious pharmaceutical trial. One is fixated on broken relationships, and the other is the fifth son of wealthy New York industrialists, struggling with a disputed diagnosis of schizophrenia. Assured that they will not face any complications or side-effects but instead have all their problems permanently solved by a doctor with mummy issues, things soon go very wrong.

With reviews raving about the show and viewers amazed, it sure promises to be a show that delivers!

 

  1. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

She’s back and she’s better – Netflix reimagines the origins and adventures of Sabrina the witch, casting her story in a much darker light than you might remember. Starring acclaimed Kiernan Shipka.

 

  1. The Haunting of Hill House

Perfect for Halloween! Five siblings grew up in the most famous haunted house in America. Now, adults, they’re reunited by the suicide of their youngest sister, which forces them to confront the ghosts of their pasts.

 

  1. Black Lightning Season 2

This DC comic adaption follows a retired crime-fighter who is forced to return to action when his daughter seeks to serve justice to evil-doers.

 

  1. Marvel’s Daredevil Season 3 

The Man with No Fear returns to top form with a third season and welcomes the return of Kingpin.

 

  1. Making a Murderer: Season 2 

One of the most talked about show in recent years returns to Netflix to reveal what happened next in the story of Steven Avery, Brendan Dassey, and the murder of Teresa Halbach.

 

  1. The Sinner Season 2 (9th November)

Series 2 of this crime series shows Ambrose returning to his hometown, New York, to aid an old friend’s detective daughter in investigating the murder of parents by their 11-year-old son.

 

  1. Ozark

Jason Bateman stars in this drama series as a financial adviser who drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.

 

  1. Private Life

A couple coping with infertility struggle to keep their marriage going as they navigate through the world of adoption and assisted reproduction.

 

  1. Master of None

A light comedy following the personal and professional challenges that face a 30-year-old New York actor, whose trials range from the immigrant experience to what pasta he should eat for dinner.

 

  1. Jerry Before Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld returns to The Comic Strip where it all started for him and performs the jokes that firmly placed him on the comedy map in an hour-long stand-up special.

 

Our Top Halloween film picks on Netflix:

  • Hush

  • Insidious

  • Paranormal Activity 2

  • The Cabin in the Woods

  • Saw VI

  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

  • American Poltergeist

  • Carrie

 

ENJOY!

 

SUMAYYAH DAISY LANE, BA HISTORY
CULTURE EDITOR

 

 

 

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