My picks for binge worthy series to watch during quarantine and chill.
Penny Dreadful is a psychological horror filled thriller with suspense, romance, and gruesome mystery. The showtime series follows complex characters in Victorian age London battling personal demons from the past including vampires, demonic spirits, and immortal beasts. Penny Dreadful is based on nineteenth-century literary works including, Dorian Gray, Dracula, Van Helsing, and Frankenstein. Penny Dreadful's interesting, hideous, twisted, suspenseful, yet exciting story lines will keep you entertained while having you =[;looking over your shoulder.
Better call Saul
Better Call Saul is a spin-off and prequel to the widely popular AMC Breaking Bad series. The series is centered around a con man turned small-time lawyer Saul Goodman's transformation into a criminal for hire. With the main characters wise-guy charm, genius acting, accompanied by a superior story-line, Better call Saul is a certified must-see hit.
The Wire is a classic portrayal of the Baltimore drug scene told from the perspectives of the drug dealers, civilians, and the police. The shows breakdowns the daily struggles or surviving in the Baltimore drug game, the failure of the Baltimore school system, and the strategies of broken law enforcement. If you are looking for a rugged, hardcore, ghetto story this is it. There will never be another show like The Wire. This show is as real as it can get.
The Punisher is the action-packed story of ex-marine Frank Castle becoming a vigilante after the murder and cover-up of his family. Castle has to tighten up loose ends to avenge his family as well as eradicate new threats. He is haunted by his past as well as hunted by his new enemies. This series is sure to give action junkies all they'll want and more.
Seven Seconds is a captivating crime drama following the aftermath of the death of a 15-year-old African American boy in urban New Jersey. This gripping tale explores racial tensions while exposing a police cover-up and corruption. This powerful drama is overwhelmingly superb with top performances from Regina King, Russel Hornsby, and Claire- Hope Ashitey. The series of events highlights a harsh portrayal of racial disparities in the black community.