Top 5 Netflix shows you should be watching right now

Entertainment Desk

Netflix is full of great original content and has become a part of our everyday lives. The good thing about the online streaming service is that they update their library fairly regularly offering a great variety of new TV shows, documentaries and films.

Here are the top 5 shows on Netflix you should be watching right now.

You:

Genre: Crime drama, psychological thriller
Created By: Akiva Golds man and Geoff Johns
Country Of Origin: United States
Seasons: 01
Release Date: September 9, 2018
Original Network: Life and Netflix
Starring: Penn Badgley, Elizabeth Lail, Luca Padovan, Zach Cherry and Shay Mitchell

Summary: The plot of ‘You’ revolves around a clever bookstore manager who relies on his savvy Internet know-how to make the woman of his dreams fall in love with him. Penn Badgely of Gossip Girl fame delivers an excellent performance as the deranged internet stalker in the somewhat creepy show which will make us consider deleting our social media profiles. The show is based on Caroline Kepnes’ best-selling novel of the same name.

The Punisher:

Genre: Action, conspiracy thriller, crime drama
Created By:
Steve Lightfoot
Country Of Origin:
United States
Seasons:
02
Release Date:
November 17, 2017
Original Network:
Netflix

Starring: Jon Bernthal, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ben Barnes, Amber Rose Revah, Daniel Webber, Paul Schulze

Summary: A spin-off of the critically acclaimed (recently cancelled) show Daredevil, The Punisher too is based on the comic book of the same name. The plot of The Punisher revolves around a marine veteran Frank Castle who becomes the vigilante known as ‘The Punisher’ after the murder of his family with only one goal: to avenge their death.

Sex Education:

Genre: Comedy-drama
Created By:
Laurie Nunn
Country Of Origin:
United Kingdom
Seasons:
02
Release Date:
January 11, 2019
Original Network:
Netflix


Starring:
Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey, Connor Swindells, Kedar Williams-Stirling

Summary: An awkward teenage high school boy who lives with his sex-therapist mother. He teams up with a classmate to setup an underground sex therapy clinic at school with hilarious results.

Titans:

Genre: Action, Adventure, Science fiction, Superhero, Drama
Created By:
Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti
Country Of Origin:
United States
Seasons:
01
Release Date:
October 12, 2018
Original Network:
DC Universe and Netflix
Starring:
Brenton Thwaites, Ana Diope, Teagan Croft, Ryan Potter

Summary: Based on the DC Comics superhero team of the same name, Titans follows a group of young superheroes led by Nightwing (formerly Batman’s first Robin) who fight crime and discover their abilities. Titans takes us into a much darker universe than other DC shows like The Flash or Arrow, and explores more adult themes. The show has received widespread critical acclaim.

Black Mirror:

Genre: Science fiction, Satire,Psychological thriller, Anthology
Created By:
Charlie Brooker
Country Of Origin:
United Kingdom
Seasons:
04
Release Date:
December 4, 2011
Original Netwrok:
Channel 4 and Netflix
Starring:
Daniel Lapaine, Hannah John-Kamen, Michaela Coel, Beatrice Robertson-Jones and several others.

Summary: Black mirror is an innovative series which explores the darker aspects of technology and the impact they could have on humanity. The imaginative show has twisted endings and is not recommended for people looking for a happy ending. What sets BlackMirror apart is the innovative storyline and the ability of the writers to make us realize our worst dreams about technology.

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