Netflix has offered its subscribers some of the best and most critically-acclaimed shows to watch on their screens. This offer has remained unparalleled so far, which increases the significance of the streaming giant. However, if you’re looking forward to watching some of these critically acclaimed shows this weekend, then don’t worry because we’ve got you covered.
Check out the below-mentioned list of some of the most applauded shows to watch on Netflix this weekend
5 Good shows to watch on Netflix this weekend
1. Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities
Created by the acclaimed filmmaker, creator, executive producer, Academy Award-winning, and co-showrunner Guillermo del Toro, Cabinet of Curiosities is a concoction of horror stories that break the conditioned stereotypes. It’s a mixture that includes gothic, magic realism, grotesque, creepy, and sometimes even gory. This collection of eight horror stories, out of which two are by del Toro, was successful in bringing together a team of writers and directors who were personally chosen by del Toro.
2. The Watcher
Based upon the “Watcher” story in New Jersey, The Watcher features Dean (Bobby Cannavale) and Nora Brannock (Naomi Watts), who have recently moved into their dream home in the suburb of Westfield. Within a few days of living in that eerily calm neighborhood, they realize that something’s not right. From a strange-looking older woman to her brother who sneaks into the couple’s home to hide in their dumbwaiter, The Watcher soon turns into a thriller that may not make you want to sleep in the night without making you feel that somebody is watching you.
The official synopsis of The Watcher (courtesy of IMDb): “A married couple moving into their dream home are threatened by terrifying letters from a stalker, signed”
3. Inside Man
Developed by the Award-winning writer Steven Moffat, also popular for Sherlock, Doctor Who, and Dracula, Inside Man, will certainly make you believe in the fragility of a human’s mind that can turn him into a murderer. Although a mini-series, Inside Man, is a complete, captivating mix that follows the life of a prisoner on death row in the US (Stanley Tucci), a vicar ( David Tennant), and a Maths teacher who couldn’t get out of a cellar (Dolly Wells).
The official synopsis of Inside Man (courtesy of Netflix): “An American death row prisoner with a sideline in solving mysteries helps a young British journalist search for a friend who’s suddenly disappeared.”
A father grieving for his wife and searching for his kidnapped daughter is nothing less than devastated, living a life nothing less than torturous. Overcome with grief; Ben has stepped down from his position as co-captain of the lifeboat. With the nearing Death Date, an uncouth passenger hands over a package for Cal, which makes the whole plot go topsy-turvy.
The official synopsis of Manifest (courtesy of IMDb): “A commercial airliner suddenly reappears after being missing for five years. As those aboard reintegrate into society, they experience guiding voices and visions of events yet to occur, and soon a deeper mystery unfolds.”
5. From Scratch
Based upon a memoir, “From Scratch is a cross-cultural love story that follows Amahle “Amy” Wheeler an American student studying abroad in Italy, as she meets and falls in love with Lino, a Sicilian chef.” (courtesy of Collider)
Facing a variety of obstacles and impediments, their love story has to pass through a rollercoaster of changes, especially taking into consideration the cultural landscape. A concoction of serious and humorous episodes, From Scratch proves that love can never be restricted by any geological or cultural borders. It transcends all borders and touches the hearts of one another.
The official synopsis of From Scratch (IMDb): “From Scratch is a true story based on the book From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily and Finding Home by Tembi Locke. This movie is a warm captivating love story of cross-cultural set in a beautiful Sicilian countryside. This romantic love story was full of emotions.”