Hey! Happy new week! Today we are taking a trip to Netflix, where we’ll encounter different, exciting, genres and one memoir! Buckle up for a list of movies! Some I’ve watched, while others are in my bucket list waiting to be ticked!
Hopefully, you can grab some movies, and add to your to watch list! For best case scenarios, pick all the movies and get to watching them!
Let’s Netflix and read already, shall we?
A South African crime drama and Netflix first African original series! It is the definition of thrilling action sprinkled with the perfect amount of drama!
Quantico (Pearl Thusi) stars as Queen Sono, an elite spy who takes on dangerous missions and tackles criminal operations, while dealing with personal life crises.
Africa, is both her charge and playground! Ultimately, taking you on a trip to Johannesburg, Zanzibar, Nairobi, and Lagos! The incorporation of rich African music is phenomenal!
How do you say Queen Sono: are you a dragging kinda like Rono Queen Sonooo sayer or a zero dragging base Queen Sono sayer? I like dragging 😂😂😂
Would love to hear what type of Queen Sono sayer you are!
TOO HOT TO HANDLE.
Get ready for sun, sea, single tons, and no sex! Because that’s exactly what’s off the menu in this juicy dating series! The eight episode series sends 10 hot, singles from around the world to an island where they get to enjoy and know each other deeply!
Initially, there is $100,000 up for grabs for those who can keep their hands off each other – no kissing, no masturbating, no heavy petting, or hanky-panky of any kind! After all, Netflix’s, too hot to handle is not that hot!
However, if any one slips this grand prize goes down, meaning winner(s) walk away with absolutely nothing! Will the single tons form deeper connections in this luxury no bone zone! Or will the temptation be too hot to handle?
An American teen drama starring 3 teenagers who become friends after meeting at a Shoplifter’s Anonymous Meeting. The girls: Elodie, Moe, and Tabitha have different personalities. Elodie is an introvert; Moe is the moody outcast with more than one secret; Tabitha is a queen bee from a rich family.
Their shared addiction for shoplifting leads to a priceless friendship, that helps navigate their family and school issues! Expect a shocking handful of petty crime, the most beautiful friendship, and a few murder free surprises!
BAD BOYS FOR LIFE.
An American action comedy, that is the biggest January release of all time! It catches up with Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett at what should be the end of their careers. Burnett is now a grandpa and wants to retire, while Lowrey still wants to take down criminals.
But after a failed assassination attempt on Lowrey, the two must work together once more to take down the assailant tied to Lowery’s past!
They also join AMMO of the Miami PD to attempt to bring down the vicious drug cartel leader, Armando Armas.
It serves a roughly proportionate amount of action and comedy that is just enough to hook you up till the very end!
BLOOD AND WATER.
Taking you back to Mother Africa, we have a South African teen drama! It follows a teenage girl trying to find out what happened to her abducted at birth sister. Puleng Khumalo, gets transferred to an elite school for the investigation which brings a unique twist to the drama! The music is also top notch!
New school! New friends! New romance! Fresh beginnings!
Will the fresh start hide the skeletons in the closets? Once you start watching, you don’t stop till the very end! Even in the very end, it leaves lots of suspense that makes one anticipate for the next season!
An American relentless action thriller that comes highly recommended! Ryan Reynolds, an eclectic billionaire, fakes his death to go underground. Now known as ‘one’, he recruits five other people to abandon their past and join him. Two, a spy; Three, a hitman; Four, a parkour, runner, and thief; Five, a doctor; Six, a driver.
They have one bloody mission; to depose the vicious leader of the fictional country Turgistan and replace him with his peaceful brother! Will their mission succeed? Well, well, well, get to watching already!
A cheesy comedy revolving around a dad to be who learns he is a sextuplet! Marlon Wayans (Alan), the main character, sets off on a wild journey filled with falls, chases, an abduction, fights, tasers, and a gun threat to meet his long lost family.
The film reinvents multiple roles with Alan taking on seven characters – 6 sextuplets (both male and female)- as well as a ‘surprise’ character at the end. Watching Alan interact with himself in different ways makes it even more hilarious! It is the definition of exceeding my expectations!
Taking you from Netflix to an FXX premiered American comedy! It is co-created by rapper and comedian Lil Dicky and Jeff Schaffer. The series stars Lil Dicky, in a semi biographical story about a late 20s rapper trying to make it big! He’s convinced himself that he’s destined to become one of the the bomb rappers of all time!
He’s got skill for sure, and now all he has to do is prove it to everyone else! Will he rise to prominence? Get to watching to find out ! Expect lots of humor; from the name of the star (Lil Dicky) through his rap journey!
An American reality television series, revolving around high end residential properties in Los Angeles marketed by Oppenheim Group’s real estate brokerage firm. It follows a group of elite kick ass agents as they navigate their professional and personal lives.
Where there are bitches there is drama! And this hit Netflix reality show has not fallen short of unfolding mind blowing interpersonal drama, while delivering a good punch of real estate! It’s going to leave you anticipating for season 4!
Origin of this meme! We have Christine, the queen bee, getting married in a black wedding dress in a venue with swans, raining snow, and guests in white!
THE LOVE BIRDS
An American romantic comedy packed with adventure, crime, and thrill. Starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani, who experience a defining moment in their relationship when they are accidentally embroiled in a murder mystery.
Their journey to find the killer and clear their names takes off from one extreme and hilarious circumstance to the next. It is one of the funniest romantic comedies of the year so far!
Taking you back to 2009, and dropping this classic international bomb movie! A Bollywood production that flashes back and forth between present day and character’s time in college.
It starts off with Qureshi and Raju Rastogi learning that their long lost companion Rancho, had finally been found. They set off to find Rancho, while recalling memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently!
On this journey, they encounter a long forgotten bet, a wedding they must crash, and a funeral that goes out of control. They also find out more to Rancho than they thought!
Definitely, never forgetting Rancho’s meditative mantra ‘All is well’ especially during this Covid time when we could all use a dose of it!
The recent demise of Chadwick Boseman, who passed away at 43 from colon cancer, was a great loss in many ways to the world. He was a king in real life and on screen! ‘In my culture death is not then end…’ Rest in power and peace. Your legacy will live on forever! #Wakanda Forever.
In his memory, Black Panther had to be in this list!
One phenomenal movie that many can’t get enough of! No wonder it became the first MCU movie to win an Academy Award for best costume design, best original score, and best production design.
Starring Chadwick as T’challa who is crowned king of wakanda following his father’s death. He is challenged by Killmonger who plans to abandon the country’s isolationist policies and begin a global revolution! 100% worth re-watching!
Which is your favorite movie in the list? Which movie would you add to the list? Which movie would you remove from the list? Head on to the comment section and can’t wait to hear from you guys!
In the spirit of gratitude for all the support I’ve received in the platform, I celebrate David Masese who has constantly been reading and giving feedback! Head on to his youtube channel @masese bass. It is packed with lots of guitar playing talent and get entertained!
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