Netflix Shows and Movies to catch up on this Summer

Nana Team
31 August, 2021

With Netflix whipping out new shows and movies to watch, in what seems like every other week, it’s hard to know where to start or if a show is worth binging. To save you the hassle, we list shows and movies that are worth watching. From comedies to bone-chilling thrillers to ones you can watch with your little ones at home, these are the movies and series you need to be watching this Summer.

The Haunting of Hill House

Summer cannot be passed without watching a few scare-your-pants-off series. If you’re on the lookout for one that will bring chills and goosebumps to your skin, The Haunting of Hill House might just be what you’ve been looking for. Loosely based on the 1959 novel of the same name by Shirley Jackson, the series show the supernatural occurrences the Crain family experiences when they move into a new mansion. Twenty-six years later, the Crain siblings come back to the mansion to confront what’s been haunting them.

Cooking with Paris

Get warm and cozy with Cooking with Paris as Socialite, DJ, Model and style icon Paris Hilton invites you to her home to share with you her favorite (and at times, random!) recipes! With celebrity guests such as Kim Kardashian and Demi Lovato, she adds her own flair and glitter to recipes she makes at home. It’s no Gordon Ramsay but viewers can find themselves coming for the food and staying for her fabulously extravagant fashion!

Clickbait

With the digital age, we’re no strangers to using social media. We share what we eat, what we do and even where we are with the app, however, at what costs do these apps affect us? Clickbait is a miniseries that sheds light on the dangerous and uncontrolled impulses that are fueled by social media. It reveals deeper fractures between virtual and real-life personas that make us re-think our digital habits online.

Sweet Girl

We don’t know about you, but we love a good Jason Momoa moment. In a new Netflix movie, starring – of course Jason Momoa, Sweet Girl portrays Ray Cooper going against a pharmaceutical company who was responsible but ultimately indifferent about his wife’s death from cancer. His daughter pulled along in the midst of the rage, the film explores themes of thriller and family altogether.

The Chair

Starring Sandra Oh, The Chair is a Comedy-drama series revolving around a fictional major university. Professor Jo-Yoon Kim played by Sandra Oh becomes appointed as the first woman of color to become chair of the English department. She faces many demands, high expectations and adversities but this feel-good drama shows Ji-Yoon conquering them one by one with her quirky and funny humor.

Vivo

To top our list of movies and series to watch this summer is Vivo. Produced by Sony Pictures Animation, Vivo is their first-ever musical adventure featuring all-new original songs from Lin Manuel Miranda. Vivo follows the adventure of one-of-kind kinkajou (a rainforest honey bear) and his owner Andrés. Though they do not speak the same language, they find friendship for their common love of music.

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