My Top 5 Winter Break Binge Worthy Netflix Shows


Winter break is the perfect time to catch up or discovery new binge worthy shows. Here are my Top 5 Binge Worthy Netflix shows in no particular order. 

 

5. Glow 

Ruth Wilder, an out-of-work actress living in Los Angeles in the ’80s. Wilder finds an unexpected chance at stardom: enter the glitter and spandex-laden world of women’s wrestling, where she must work alongside 12 other Hollywood misfits. Marc Maron plays the role of Sam Sylvia, a washed-up director of “B” movies who tries to lead the group of women to fame. The series is created by Carly Mensch and Liz Flahive, who serve as executive producers with Jenji Kohan and Tara Herrmann. Glow is feels as though if Bridesmaids and Orange is the New Black had a wrestling match, Glow would be a dead ringer! 

4. American Vandal 

A satire of the genre True Crimes and Netflix’s own “How to Make a Murderer”. “American Vandal” takes a look at the aftermath of a high school prank that left 27 faculty members’ cars vandalized. But instead of the typical smashing of windows, the perpetrator drew obscene images on the vehicles. When troubled senior Dylan Maxwell is expelled for the crime, an aspiring sophomore documentarian takes it upon himself to investigate the controversial, potentially unjust penalty handed down to Maxwell. In the style of the genre it lampoons, the series leaves viewers wondering who committed the vandalism until the very end.

3. The Magicians 

If you want complex characters with relatable issues mixed in with magic than this is the show for you. Based on the best selling novels by Lev Grossman. The Magicians centers around a group of misfit friend as they fight off mystical creatures and the main antagonist, The Beast. SYFY has a hit on their hands with this drama-fantasy series. With an avid following and critically acclaimed rating. This is one show to be enchanted by. So catch up now! As Season 3 is just around the corner (Premieres January 10th on SYFY) with a new cast member Felicia Day.

2. Dark

When two children go missing in a small German town, its sinful past is exposed along with the double lives and fractured relationships that exist among four families as they search for the kids. The mystery-drama series introduces an intricate puzzle filled with twists that includes a web of curious characters, all of whom have a connection to the town’s troubled history — whether they know it or not. The story includes supernatural elements that tie back to the same town in 1986. “Dark” represents the first German original series produced for Netflix. Dark has been green lighted for Season 2 and may be the next buzzed about series since Stranger Things. 

1. The Punisher

Looking for something gritty and dark? Try Netflix’s take on The Punisher. After exacting revenge on the people responsible for the deaths of his wife and children, Frank Castle uncovers a conspiracy that runs deeper than New York’s criminal underworld. Now known as the Punisher, he must dig deep into the conspiracy to discover the truth about injustices that affect more than just him and his family. Assisting the vigilante in his quest to fight criminals are best friend Billy Russo, who runs private military corporation Anvil, and former NSA analyst Micro, who shares common enemies with Castle and helps him as part of a so-called marriage of convenience.

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