Binge-worthy Escapes to Watch in the Next Few Days

I don’t know about you, but the 24×7 news cycle during the election season stresses me out! Here are some binge-worthy escapes to watch in the next few days to avoid election-related stress.

Series

The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix) This show follows an orphan chess wunderkind from age eight to twenty-two during her quest to become the world’s greatest chess player.

The Mandalorian (Disney+) A space-western based in the Star Wars universe with “Baby Yoda”.

The Umbrella Academy (Netflix) A graphic novel turned TV series that follows a dysfunctional family of adopted super humans fighting each other and their own demons. Oh, and there’s an impending apocalypse.

Truth Seekers (Amazon Prime Video) A paranormal, quirky, sci-fi, comedy starring Simon Pegg.

Movies

Hamilton (Disney+) A Broadway musical about the life of Alexander Hamilton written by Lin-Manuel Miranda. CNet put together a guide on how to watch.

The Hundred-Foot Journey (Netflix, Amazon Prime Video) Drama-comedy starring Helen Mirren as a snooty restauranteur who disapproves of a self-taught chef who opens a restaurant 100 feet away.

Blow the Man Down (Amazon Prime Video) I plan to watch this movie tonight. It’s described as a Coen Brothers (Fargo) meet Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom) comedy noir thriller. I’m so in!

Brittany Runs a Marathon (Amazon Prime Video) Comedy meets body issues and running.

Check them out and let me know what you think in the comments below!


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