7 Must-Watch Netflix Shows And Movies

7 Must-Watch Netflix Shows And Movies

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Netflix added some great movies and shows to the line up this past month. With the new year comes time to add more to the Netflix queue. In the past weeks, I've had a lot of time on my hands. Netflix was my go to time killer when I wasn't working or hanging out with my friends, but with my winter break coming to a sad end I decided to share my personal watch list to you.

1. "The End of the F***ing World"

An eight-episode British Television Comedy that showcases two troubled teens who decided to run away together. James, a 17-year-old psychopath, teams up with Alyssa the new mysterious girl in school. With plans to make her his first human kill, he agrees to be her boyfriend and run away to find her estranged father. Each episode running a half hour makes for an exciting 4-hour binge of this show.

2. "The First Time"

With off-screen couple Britt Robertson and Dylan O'Brien, this movie should be written down as a must see coming of age movie. Still being a freshman in college, this movie is still relevant to my life, showcasing the unpredictability of your first love. The two main characters stumble upon each other at a party and develop an intoxicating bond.

3. "Batman"

The 1989 classic take on the beloved character features Micheal Keaton as Batman and Jack Nicholson as the Joker. Everyone should add this Tim Burton classic now added to Netflix, Christian Bale has nothing on Keaton's performance of Batman. Not only can this cinematic gold be found on Netflix, but its equally amazing sequel with Danny Devito and Michelle Pfeiffer, "Batman Returns".

4. "What Happened to Monday"

This Netflix original although added in August, it took me a few months to uncover. Noomi Rapace, otherwise known as "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," plays 7 identical twins in a near future where siblings are forbidden. Noomi gives the audience a spectacular performance with each character uniquely different and likable in their own ways. This movie is by far the biggest must-see on this list. With excellent writing and visual effects it's almost undetectable that Noomi is the only actor of the seven sisters.

5. "Heartthrob"

With Netflix's "Atypical" lead Keir Gilcrest and "Nashville" star Aubrey Peeples comes to an independent film that showcases a relationship between two uniquely different teens. This film documents love so strong it becomes Gilcrest's character, Henry, to reach a dangerous level of obsession. This is a film won't be everyone's favorite, but worth watching if you enjoy independent films with two fantastic actors.

6. "Stardust"

Stardust is simply one of my favorite films, but it's not well known. Based on a very dark novel comes a stellar cast of actors thrusting the audience into an epic fantasy world where fallen stars are used to win girls hearts and bring youth to witches. A film of comedy, romance, and intense action provides joy to any audience member.

7. "Atypical"

Although I watched this series when it came out in August it's a show that needs to be watched. As I've previously, mentioned Keir Gilcrest stars as Sam Gardner, an autistic teen who thinks it's time to find a girlfriend. This show is absolutely worth watching, showcasing the struggles the whole family experiences as they try to find normalcy with two teen children trying to figure out the ways of love. Being a big sister to a brother with autism, this was also a great show to watch to develop a better understanding of what autism is.

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9 Reasons Crocs Are The Only Shoes You Need

Crocs have holes so your swag can breathe.
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Do you have fond childhood objects that make you nostalgic just thinking about your favorite Barbie or sequenced purse? Well for me, its my navy Crocs. Those shoes put me through elementary school. I eventually wore them out so much that I had to say goodbye. I tried Airwalks and sandals, but nothing compared. Then on my senior trip in New York City, a four story Crocs store gleamed at me from across the street and I bought another pair of Navy Blue Crocs. The rest is history. I wear them every morning to the lake for practice and then throughout the day to help air out my soaking feet. I love my Crocs so much, that I was in shock when it became apparent to me that people don't feel the same. Here are nine reasons why you should just throw out all of your other shoes and settle on Crocs.

1. They are waterproof.

These bad boys can take on the wettest of water. Nobody is sure what they are made of, though. The debate is still out there on foam vs. rubber. You can wear these bad boys any place water may or may not be: to the lake for practice or to the club where all the thirsty boys are. But honestly who cares because they're buoyant and water proof. Raise the roof.


2. Your most reliable support system

There is a reason nurses and swimming instructors alike swear by Crocs. Comfort. Croc's clogs will make you feel like your are walking on a cloud of Laffy Taffy. They are wide enough that your toes are not squished, and the rubbery material forms perfectly around your foot. Added bonus: The holes let in a nice breeze while riding around on your Razor Scooter.

3. Insane durability

Have you ever been so angry you could throw a Croc 'cause same? Have you ever had a Croc bitten while wrestling a great white shark? Me too. Have you ever had your entire foot rolled like a fruit roll up but had your Crocs still intact? Also me. All I know is that Seal Team 6 may or may not have worn these shoes to find and kill Osama Bin Laden. Just sayin'.


4. Bling, bling, bling

Jibbitz, am I right?! These are basically they're own money in the industry of comfortable footwear. From Spongebob to Christmas to your favorite fossil, Jibbitz has it all. There's nothing more swag-tastic than pimped out crocs. Lady. Killer.

5. So many options

From the classic clog to fashionable sneakers, Crocs offer so many options that are just too good to pass up on. They have fur lined boots, wedges, sandals, loafers, Maryjane's, glow in the dark, Minion themed, and best of all, CAMO! Where did your feet go?!

6. Affordable

Crocs: $30

Feeling like a boss: Priceless

7. Two words: Adventure Straps

Because you know that when you move the strap from casual mode chillin' in the front to behind the heal, it's like using a shell on Mario Cart.

8. Crocs cares

Okay, but for real, Crocs is a great company because they have donated over 3 million pairs of crocs to people in need around the world. Move over Toms, the Croc is in the house.

9. Stylish AF

The boys will be coming for you like Steve Irwin.

Who cares what the haters say, right? Wear with pride, and go forth in style.

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10 TV Shows You Need To Watch On Hulu

Hulu is slept on

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I have recently moved to watch shows and movies on Hulu and Netflix. Hulu has a lot of great shows and movies to offer that aren't on Netflix. While Netflix is still great, Hulu is definitely starting to grow on me. Here are some shows that I have watched or have started watching on Hulu that I think are pretty great!

1. 11.22.63

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If you love James Franco and Stephen King, you'll love this show. The first episode is a bit long, but all the other episodes are only 45 minutes. The plot line is pretty interesting. I also like that it doesn't tell you everything, it shows it to you and you piece things together.

2. The Act

The fact that this show is based on a true story is just insane. The acting is really great, especially if you watch actual videos of Gypsy, Joey King does a great job.

3. Castle Rock

Another Stephen King masterpiece. This show is riveting and really makes you think about what the truth is in the context of the story, and brings in some ethical questions.

4. Future Man

I've only recently started this but it's pretty interesting and funny.

5. The O.C.

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This show was great. Sometimes it was a bit annoying, but it is a classic show from the early 2000s. You really become invested in all the characters and your opinion may change on some characters because they grow and develop throughout the show.

6. The Handmaid's Tale

If you've read the book, you should definitely watch the show.

7. Obsession: Dark Desires

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I just love true crime stories and this really dives deep into crime stories and the darkest parts of humanity.

8. Intervention

This show can be really sad or frustrating, but I think it's good for people to see the reality of addiction.

9. Smallville

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I also started this one very recently and I've always wanted to watch it. It can be cheesy but it's pretty entertaining.

10. Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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This is a great show if you want to laugh. I love all of the characters and everything they bring to the table.

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