Hello and welcome back to another edition of What We’re Watching On Netflix!
Netflix has a lot of new content to offer lately and this month I dived headfirst into Harlan Cobens Safe starring Michael C. Hall (who you will know from Dexter) and Amanda Abbington (who I love from Sherlock). So far there is 1 season and 8 episodes, Netflix was doing a tweet along of episode 1 on launch day so I joined in and 4 episodes later I had to drag myself away from the iPad and go to bed. I finished it off the next day it was brilliantly engaging.
“Safe focuses on Englishman Tom Delaney (Hall), a pediatric surgeon and widowed father of two teenage daughters. He is struggling to connect to his daughters as they still grieve the loss of his wife from cancer one year prior. After his 16-year-old daughter Jenny goes missing, Tom ends up uncovering a web of secrets as he frantically searches for her.” (From Wikipedia)
I needed something light and trashy after spending a day in hospital last week, I didn’t want to think have to tune in I wanted something I could just throw and zone out to so I gave Ru Paul’s Drag Race a go and it was such a tonic, it was just what I needed in that moment. Loud, proud, colourful and fun it was the perfect pick me up, I binge watched a fair bit of it and will definitely dive back in for more.
This week I started watching The Rain because who doesn’t love a good apocalypse series. It’s good so far I will certainly watch it all, I found the dubbing a little off-putting but I think that’s because I was up close and personal with the iPad and not watching it on the big screen. It has been suggested to me to try to change it to subtitles so I’m going to give that a go but it’s not the end of the world still a good show.
“Six years after a terrible virus carried by the rain wiped out almost all humans in Scandinavia, two Danish siblings, Simone and Rasmus, emerge from the safety of their bunker to find all remnants of civilization gone. Soon they join a group of young survivors and together set out on a danger-filled quest through abandoned Scandinavia, searching for any sign of life. Set free from their collective past and societal rules, the group has the freedom to be who they want to be. In their struggle for survival, they discover that even in a post-apocalyptic world there’s still love, jealousy, coming of age, and many of the problems they thought they’d left behind with the disappearance of the world they once knew” (From Wikipedia)
My 10 year olds picks :
- Great British Bake Off
- The Little Prince
- The Angry Birds Movie
- Monster High Movies
My (almost) 8 year olds picks:
- Project MC2
- Horrible Histories
- Sam & Cat
I still have some Shadowhunters and Riverdale to finish up and then I’ll dip into some more of the new shows and movies that are available. I’ll keep you posted!
(I am a member of the Netflix Stream Team I was gifted a Netflix Subscription, I watch shows and movies that I am interested in so I’m happy to talk about them, all opinions are my own and I am not paid to give them.)