All Indian Netflix fans were filled with excitement when Netflix announced it’s streaming fest for free in India for 48 hours, starting on 5th December 2020 and ending on 6th December 2020. While Netflix is an ocean filled with huge varieties of interesting series, Mind-blowing movies, and compelling Documentaries, 48 hours is too less to just figure out what to watch, So we bring you the list of must-watch series, movies, and documentaries that you shouldn’t miss during this Netflix Stream fest 2020.
NEVER HAVE I EVER
IMDb rating: 7.9/10
Cast: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Darren Barnet, Poorna Jagannathan
Genre: Teen Drama
FRIYAY’s Take Best Teen Drama in recent times!
The story of a teenage brown girl, Devi Vishwakumar who is set on her rules of getting cool and noticeable in the senior year while her mom and too good to be true cousin, Kamala say otherwise. The problems she faces while ignoring her dad’s death and fixating on the school’s popular guy, Paxton while competing with her academic nemesis Ben this series is teen drama will make you fall in love with Devi and her complicated teenage life!
IMdb Rating: 7.9/10
Cast: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci
Genre: Crime Documentary, Biography
Friyay’s take: Do Not Miss This, One of the best crime stories!!
The Irishman is a 2019 released American classic crime cinema directed and produced by Martin Scorsese and written by Steven Zaillian, based on the 2004 non-fiction book “I Heard You Paint Houses” by Charles Brandt. The movie tracks the lead Frank Sheeran played by Robert De Niro life who is a truck driver turned hitman getting in bed with a mafia boss Russell Bufalino played by Pesci and his crime family.
This epic crime drama received universal critical acclaim, with a special appreciation for Scorsese’s direction and the performances of De Niro, Pacino, and Pesci along with being nominated for several awards under several categories including 73rd British Academy Film Awards, 77th Golden Globe Awards, and the 92nd Academy Awards.
EMILY IN PARIS
IMDb rating: 7.3/10
Cast: Lily Collins, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, Ashley Park, Lucas Bravo
Friyay’s Take Say oui oui oui to this show
Emily in Paris is about Emily, an ambitious American woman in her twenties, who moves to Paris for a job she did not expect. With her job being to bring an American point of view to the table she is challenged and with cultural clash and her adjustment to the new place while balancing her career, new friendships, and love life this show is fun and feels good.
DAVID ATTENBOROUGH-A LIFE ON OUR PLANET
IMdb Rating: 9.2/10
Genre: Nature Documentary
Friyay’s take: extremely insightful and much-needed documentary regarding our future and the future of our planet that all of us must watch.
David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet is October 2020 released a British documentary movie by David Attenborough. The movie serves as a “witness statement”, through which Attenborough shares his first-hand concern for the prevailing position of the planet due to humanity’s influence on nature and his concerns for the future.
IMDb rating: 7.8/10
Cast: Penn Badgley, Victoria Pedretti, Ambyr Childers, Elizabeth Lail
Genre: Crime romance Thriller
Friyay’s Take You will wolf this show
Starring Penn Badgley and Victoria Pedretti in the lead this show is a unique show of love, lust, and possessiveness! It will show you that sometimes to what extent people go in the name of love! Watch this interesting drama romance right away!
Haunting of the Bly Manor
Imdb Rating: 7.4/10
Cast: Victoria Pedretti, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Amelia Eve
Genre: Horror thriller
Friyay’s take: A Perfectly Splendid mini-series!
This horror-thriller mini-series released recently on Netflix is from the makers of Haunting of the Hill house, and they exceeded the expectations of Bly! This series will take you through a roller coaster of emotions making you addicted to it. You just cannot stop watching this series and will end up binging this show which is just perfectly splendid!
THE SOCIAL DILEMMA
This is a must-watch documentary on Netflix. This drama-documentary talks about mind-blowing facts and first-hand information about how social media uses our data to influence everything from our favorite shoes to our parliamentary vote. Not only is social media making us technological slave but also is making a whole generation a lot more anxious and depressed over trivial social media shenanigans.
Imdb rating: 8.1/10
Cast: Vinoth Kishan, Arjun Das, Pooja Ramachandran
Genre: Mystery Thriller
Friyay’s take: A must-watch for mystery fans!
A psychologist who recently loses his license, A blind boy who wants to clear his exams and a common man who receives calls from an unknown number are struck in a series of events that leads up to supernatural powers and revealing something bigger than them. This movie is interesting, mysterious and keeps you hooked from starting till end!
Imdb rating: 9.1/10
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs
Genre: Crime Drama Mystery
Friyay’s take: A must watch Crime drama
This show is about the famous detective and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London. Sherlock is smart, fierce, and most of all a 100% detective at all times. Watch how he solves crimes with his only friend and partner Dr. John Watson!
Imdb rating: 8.5/10
Cast: Shefali Shah, Rajesh Tailang, Rasika Dugal
Genre: Crime Drama
Friyay’s take: A real life event filmed to perfection!
Based on the gang-rape case of Nirbhaya in 2015 Delhi, this series follows the investigation of the said crime and how the men who perpetrated the crime were caught and prosecuted. Delhi Crime also won many awards including the Best Drama Series in International Emmy Awards 2020 for its seamless acting and cinematographic perfection.