Since the Academic Staff Union of Universities dishing out a nationwide “breakfast” to its students on this year’s Valentine’s day, the norm of am average person’s day has been;
Wake, eat, stalk social media, watch movies and sleep. Rinse, recycle and repeat for the last 4 months. With potential resumption to the walls of institutions out of the horizons, here are top-rated series to enjoy either by binging alone or in company as “Netflix and chill”
1. OZARK. (SEASONS-4).
For lovers of crime, gangsters, drugs, and finance.
Ratings: Rotten tomatoes-87%. IMDB-8.5/10.
The series is centered around Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) a financial planner who has to uproot his life and family from the skyscrapers of Chicago to the lazy lakes of Ozarks, Missouri because his partner stole from a drug cartel. As a price for his life, he promises to move across the country to launder money for the Navarro cartel while discovering his wife’s cheating and shuffling raising his teenage kids albeit posing as an average happy family in their new settlement.
2. INVENTING ANNA (SEASONS-1).
For lovers of fraud, fashion, and investigations.
Ratings: Rotten Tomatoes- 63%. IMDB-6.8/10
Another beautiful work of Shonda Rhimes(writer Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, Bridgerton, How to get away with murder)
Heavily pregnant journalist Vivian Kent in a bid to revive her career investigates how Anna Sorokin; a girl from nothing transforms and charms into Anna Delvey the legendary Instagram heiress that stole her way into the hearts and money of New York elites. Charged with grand larceny and jailed without bail, it’s left to see if Vivian Kent’s story becomes a best seller.
3. BLOOD AND WATER (SEASONS-2).
For lovers of investigation, crime, love, and high school dramas
Ratings: Rotten tomatoes-82%. IMDB-6.6/10
The award-winning series first released in May 2020 is set in South Africa. Having seen her Father arrested for allegations of trafficking his own daughter, Puleng Khumalo transfers to a elite school Parkhust High to investigate Fikile Bhele a popular swimmer from a rich family who she believes to be her long-lost sister. Uncovering a lot of secrets about both families and having two boys compete for her love.
4. L.A.’S Finest. (SEASONS-2).
For lovers of investigation, drug, crime, and betrayal dramas.
Ratings: Rotten tomatoes-62%. IMDB-6/10.
The spin-off series of the Bad Boys movie sees Syd(Gabrielle Union) and partner Nancy (Jessica Alba) solving overwhelming cases in record time compared to their male colleagues. Things take an unprecedented turn as she discovers the mythical drug kingpin Gabriel Knox that cut her baby out of her while she was undercover in Miami was her ex-lover and boss when she was with the DEA.
5. BREAKING BAD (SEASONS-5)
For lovers of drug and crime dramas.
Ratings: Rotten tomatoes- 97%. IMDB- 9.5/10.
Saving the best for last, this is arguably one of the best series of our time.
Ill-tempered high school chemistry teacher Walter White has had opportunities pass him by all his life. His salary and a part-time job can barely cover the needs of his pregnant wife and kid with cerebral palsy. Thinking his life can’t get any worse he discovers he has inoperable lung cancer.
Realizing he can’t make ends meet, he uses his scientific knowledge to begin to cook meth with his drop-out student before morphing into a full-blown drug dealer.
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