Netflix is one of the most popular streaming sites, offering authentic and affordable content. TV binge- watching-junkies enjoy the personalisation and ease of use of the service provided. The following is a list of top seven Netflix shows to binge watch in 2017:
Vera Farmiga’s performance is outstanding in this show affiliated with Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. The series was lost on most people but it definitely deserves its spot in the limelight.
A Series of Unfortunate Events
A Series of Unfortunate Events is an original Netflix series without the likes of Jim Carrey. Neil Patrick Harris plays the comically evil Count Olaf. Patrick Warburton plays the narrator. The series is an adaptation of the film, still focusing on the lives of the three Baudelaire children.The story is grim and may be too dark for most children; adults will enjoy the series.
Skins screams: Guilty pleasure. Created by Jamie Brittain, the show is quirky and packed with teenage content of: horniness, absent parents with the pressures of drugs and eating disorders on the table. Despite the cringe-worthy acting and clichés, the characters are significant and memorable.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
The hilarious Tina Fey and Robert Carlock are the creators behind this comedic sitcom, starring Ellie Kemper as the lead and Mad Men’s, Jon Hamm. Velcro-fearing Kimmy is rescued from a cult after been held hostage for 15 years. She moves to The Big Apple to regain her confidence as an adult. A must watch for Tina Fey fans.
Orange is the New Black
Orange is the New Black focuses on the life of convict Piper Chapman. The series has received much hype and has taken Emmys in two categories.
The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead’s 2012 season 1 premiere became a global hit. The story is set in a post-apocalyptic world filled with flesh-eating zombies. The AMC’S, The Walking Dead focuses on the growth of instrumental characters, survival tactics and people dynamics.
Penny Dreadful is a highly recommended show to watch with its breathtakingly artful script by John Logan. The series is dark and hauntingly bizarre, starring veteran actors such as Eva Green and Josh Hartnett. The story is set in the 1890s in London, featuring cult favourite characters such as Dracula and Frankenstein.