Top 10 Shows to Quarenstream Gathered from Netflix, HULU, Prime, Disney Plus, HBO and Over 300 Others
Mar 20, 2020 08:03PM
By Gabrielle Varela
HULU FX. Released 2020. 18+. 8.1 IMDB, 83% Rotten Tomatoes (RT)
Devs stars Sonoya Mizuno as Lily Chan, a young software engineer who works for Amaya, a cutting edge tech company set in Silicon Valley who sets out to investigate her late boyfriends apparent suicide suspecting foul play. Trippy, existential murder mystery showcasing a new, darker side of Offerman.
Plot Against America
HBO. 2020. 18+. 84% RT. 6.2 by IMDB.
Based on the novel by Philip Roth, this surreal political adaptation tells of an alternate American history told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey as they watch the political rise of Charles Lindbergh, an aviator-hero, charismatic celebrity and xenophobic populist who becomes president and turns the nation toward fascism. Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan and John Turturro in an eerie, poignant period piece that hits uncomfortably close to home.
HULU FX. 2020. 18+. 6.4 IMDB. 83% RT.
Who is happy with two kids under 7? This honest depiction of parenthood thrives on the ups, downs, and all arounds of navigating family, relationships, and raising kids. Like many of us, the main characters Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard are just trying to get through it sanely. It is hilariously relatable for parents of all kinds and allows some reprieve from the social pressures we all put on ourselves as parents. Because you can love your children while also hating being trapped in a house with them...but I wouldn’t know...
Dispatches From Elsewhere
FUBO, AMC. 2020. Not rated. 6.2 IMDB 83% RT.
This series set in Philadelphia is created by and stars How I Met Your Mother’s Jason Segel teaming up with Andre Benjamin, Richard Grant and all-star TV veteran Sally Field in a mystery drama about a group of ordinary people who stumble onto a puzzle hiding just behind the veil of everyday life. They will come to find out that the mystery winds far deeper than ever imagined.
I Am Not Ok With This
Netflix. 2020. 18+. 7.7 IMDB. 85% RT.
Action, adventure and the supernatural, this coming of age comedy-drama features Sophia Lillis as 17 year old Sydney, a temperamental teen navigating the complexities of high school, family and her sexuality while trying to manage her newfound developing superpowers.
Prime Video. 2020. 18+ 7.2 IMDB. 64% RT.
Inspired by true events, Hunters follows a band of Nazi Hunters in 1977 New York that discover hundreds of escaped Nazis living in America. Led and inspired by Al Pacino’s character on a bloody quest of revenge and justice before the Nazi’s new genocidal plans play out. Chilling and action packed.
HULU. 2020. Not rated. 7.4 IMDB. 86% RT.
Zoe Kravitz stars in this updated adaptation of Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel “High Fidelity” and a gender-flipped reinterpretation of the John Cusak 2000 reigning cult classic. Audiences follow Brooklyn record store owner Rob (for Robyn) as a bi-racial, bisexual through her latest break up as she takes us through her top five hardest heartbreaks.
Zero Zero Zero
Prime Video. 2020. 18+ 8.2 IMDB. 80% RT.
Based on the book of the same name by best selling Italian journalist Roberto Saviano is an addictive thriller delving into the inner workings of the global cocaine trade with betrayal. No explanation on the title but reviewers theorize that it refers to the large sums of money exchanged. Gritty and thrilling, Gabriel Byrne, Harold Torres, Adriano Chiaramida, Andrea Riseborough, Dane DeHaan and Giuseppe de Domenico give gripping performances.
Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens
Comedy Central. 2020. 16+ 6.5 IMDB. 80% RT.
If you're looking for something a little lighter, Awkwafina is Nora from Queens is an American comedy starring comedian Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians) which she writes and produces. The series is based on her real life beginnings in Queens, NY where she was raised alongside her cousin by her father and grandmother. Scoring the highest-rated new series premiere in three years for Comedy Central, it is sure to keep your spirits up.
Everythings Is Gonna Be Ok
HULU. 2020. 16+ 6.8 IMDB. 94% RT.
Created by Australian comedian Josh Thomas, Everything’s Gonna Be OK is a fun, sharply witty, feel good series about family. Nicholas, a 25 year old neurotic, gay Australian entomologist takes on the role of guardian for half sisters Genevieve and Matilda following their father’s untimely death. Hilarity ensues as they stick together, even though it is often the blind leading the blind, navigating grief, hardships and each other.