Sunday, 19 February 2017

netflix - the tv playlist ♥

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It is time for another Netflix post! This week I wanted to talk about TV shows. I was actually quite poorly last week so I had the whole 7 days to enjoy a Netflix binge. It really is a life saver! I thought it would be nice to round up my favourite shows that you can really get your teeth into. There is a mix of true crime, history, romance and comedy. I hope you like my selection! I have put together quite a few Netflix playlists, including superhero films, thrillers, musicals, feel good shows and even a tearjerker list. Let me know if you are looking for a particular genre, I love putting this Netflix post together! You can see my previous Netflix posts here. Let's get started! 
American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson 
I was really excited when I saw that Netflix added the OJ Simpson case to the TV section this week. I sadly missed the series when it aired but I will certainly be adding this to my watch list today. American Crime Story is a true crime series that is based on a particular event. The first season is based on the OJ Simpson murder trial, the second season will be about Hurricane Katrina and the third will be about the murder of Gianni Versace. If you aren't aware of the OJ Simpson case, he was a very popular NFL player who was charged with murdering his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman. 
Autopsy: The Last 24 Hours...
So far this isn't looking like a very chirpy playlist, but I find true crime documentaries really interesting. The Autopsy series re-creates the last 24 hours of a particular celebrity that has passed away, the list includes Whitney Houston, River Phoenix, Robin Williams, Joan Rivers and quite a few more. Forensic specialists analyse the autopsy reports of the celebrity and they give their opinion about the last 24 hours of their life. I've actually been watching the autopsy report about Nicole Simpson, it definitely gives your more background information before you start the American Crime Story series.
The Tudors
If you remember watching Bend it Like Beckham, then you will probably have a crush on the beautiful Jonathan Rhys Meyers. I was absolutely obsessed with him when I was a teenager and when he starred in The Tudors, I began to appreciate how amazing he is as an actor. Jonathan plays Henry VIII and the series takes you back to the early 1500's during his reign as King. It focuses on his marriages and certainly includes drama, romance and of course, history. 
Prison Break
Prison Break is certainly one of my top 5 TV series. The story line is incredibly smart, entertaining and you will definitely become addicted. The story line begins with Michael Scofield trying to rob a bank, he is sent to prison where you meet one of the lead characters, Lincoln Burrows. He is currently on death row for murder and it is later revealed that Michael and Lincoln are brothers. Michael is determined to break Lincoln out of prison and the first season revolves around his unbelievable plan to escape while also trying to survive in the prison environment.   
Miranda
If you are looking for something light and funny, Miranda is one of my favourite comedies. I would watch this show on repeat at university every week and there is still something really awkward, amazing and charming about the cast and plot. Miranda is constantly trying to fit in, she is slightly taller than her boarding school friends and she finds herself quite awkward in day to day tasks (I think she is my spirit animal). If you are looking for a lighthearted show then Miranda is definitely a good watch when you are feeling lazy and not ready to move from your bed all day, don't forget the Pizza!
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