What I Watched This Month
Oh, boy, what didn’t I watch?!
The Americans, Season 1-6 – I started watching this show a couple of years ago but got sidetracked after a few episodes. Finally revisited it this month and binged the entire series! [I do work constantly while I watch TV guys, promise!] This show is from the point of view of two Russian spies living like Americans and the expected drama that comes with that. So, so good. It just feeds my Russian obsession.
Penny Dreadful, Season 1-2 – Started watching Penny Dreadful and got through 1 of 2 seasons. A unique take on our most well-known supernatural stories like Dracula, Frankenstein and more.
Dracula – watched the new mini-series Dracula on Netflix. An even darker account of the age-old story.
Spinning Out – the Netflix original series about ice-skating and mental illness.
90 Day Fiance – Thanks to my friend, Taiylor, I got to continue my obsession by watching the latest season on Sling TV.
Teen Wolf – Finished the series this month!
The Outsider – If you haven’t watched the new HBO series based on Stephen King’s book by the same name, you’re missing out. Starring and produced by Jason Bateman, this dramatic thriller is amazing. Also, the cinematography in this show is beautiful.
His Dark Materials – Another HBO series based on The Golden Compass books [which I haven’t read yet] was very good. According to friends who have also read it, said this is one of the best book to tv adaptations.
Marriage Story – the Netflix original movie starring Adam Driver and Scarlet Johanssen – two of my favorites. This raw and emotional look at a loving marriage that slowly falls apart while still trying to remain a family with their son. Was up for a lot of awards (rightfully so!) but still, glad my boy, Joaquin Phoenix has been winning for Joker.
Joker – speaking of Joker, we bought it when it came out and re-watched it.
Aladdin – Michael had never seen the new Aladdin.
Midsommar – I love A24 movies [The Witch, Hereditary, Room, The Lobster, Swiss Army Man, Lady Bird to name a few]. They’re artistic and, often, dark. And, yes, they’re a little strange. Midsommar was no different.
Pet Sematary – Finally watched the new version of Pet Sematary. I’m a big Stephen King if you can’t tell and really liked this new version. Just as creepy as the original.
The Revenant – re-watched the movie that finally got Leo his Oscar because Michael had never seen it. Forgot how good this was.