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Sex Education

94% – Tomatometer

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The story is about a typically underrated and “not the chosen one” boy. Meet Otis Milburn, a high school student with a sex therapist mother. What a twist! Otis is revealed to not only be socially awkward but also a man with a “sexy” business plan for how to raise his school’s status. He and the local school’s bad-girl team up and becoming founders of an underground sex therapy clinic, consulting with their classmates who come with their sex problems. As a result, Otis has to face his own problems that he can’t solve by himself. 

In general, the plot is that of a moving, harmonious, uniting comedy mixed with school drama that’s typical and realistic all at once. After finishing this series, you’ll feel a light aftertaste of сarefree days and dream of recreating your erstwhile school years. 

Dark

94% – Tomatometer

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It is the first German series to go global on Netflix worldwide. It’s not a story; it is a tight knot which unravels with every new episode. It’s about two missing boys whose disappearance affects three time periods and uncovers all the secrets of the relationships between four families. 

With time travel it’s important to remember to pay attention to details. The excellent atmosphere is achieved by the crack in the closed window which results in the opening of the show’s secrets. You don’t need to think twice when choosing a series for your evening. 

The OA

84% – Tomatometer

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A young woman disappeared and after 7 years of absence, returns home with some new skills and abilities. Mysterious events will be uncovered but only to five strangers who continue to keep her secrets.

The first season will stimulate a burst of aggression and irresistible desire to know answers, while the second season is like cold water be doused on a burn; a soothing relief of the ache. This is the place where you’re provided with all the answers.

Locke & Key

66% – Tomatometer

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The story is a film adaptation of an American comic book series written by Joe Hill and filmed by Meredith Averill and Carlton Cuse. We will see how the three Locke siblings face supernatural, demonic things happening in their ancestral home. It’s a mysterious detective show, where the family tries to uncover what happened to their father. During their amateur investigation, they discover magical keys that may just be the “key” to their father’s death. 

The show seems to be not quite as dark and blood-soaked as the comic version. Moreover, some scenes radiate simplicity and silliness, for example when one of the main characters shouts: “Is anybody here?” No, nobody is here, and this phrase shouldn’t be, either. However, the story is going to hook you with the interesting ideas that the show-makers wanted to represent, though you’ll need to show some real dedication to the story if you want to get to the final episode. 

I Am Not Okay with This

86% – Tomatometer

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Puberty is difficult to manage, but imagine being a teenage girl who is trying to connect two ends of a knotted wire; lead a normal high school life, parent stuff, emerging sexuality, all topped off with supernatural powers. It’s a heady mix that you find in Sydney – the main character who is trying to tame her mysterious abilities.

The story takes a rather interesting angle on the crucial teenaged years we’ve all been through. Being a teenager is a real threat because you have to get used to yourself, which isn’t so easy, plus you’re gaining superpowers which require a strong personality and a realization of your new responsibility. 

Elite

97% – Tomatometer

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The best and the most sophisticated school in Spain was created for good and sophisticated children. Las Encinas is a place where three working-class kids go to study together because their local academy was destroyed in an earthquake. Nature is unpredictable and destructive, but it’s less frightening than the social inequality between those who have been eating from golden plates and those who live a far from luxurious life. The results? A struggle that ends in a murder.

Intrigue, drama, love, money, murder – all these are the standard line of the show with raising issues around social problems, although this baggage is included with the aim to attract you to be the part of the action and digest the show for the evening.

The End of the F***ng World

91% – Tomatometer

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This British show demonstrates a wealth of dark humor. The drama is based on the same, typical teenage problems, just like I Am Not Okay with This, which shares the same director –  Jonathan Entwistle. Our protagonist, James, is a psychopath but holds the magical key – not Locke & Key – for Alyssa who’s seeking an exit from her fierce home life. We dive deep into what we call Killing Love, or the feeling of a rebellious youth.

Be ready for violence and bloody scenes. However, the look is meditative and not straining in the same style as horror movies or even TV news. Netflix’s show is fast and furious. Be ready!

Messiah

88% – Audience score

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The show demonstrates how charisma and oratory talent can take a man to the top in the modern world. Messiah is an American thriller created by Michael Petroni, which tells us about the modern world’s reaction to a person whose followers claim him to be the messiah. A CIA agent has the task of finding out the actual reason for the mass hysteria around the man and his followers.

During this TV show, you’re encouraged to modulate your own vision and relationship with the actions that are happening as you watch. The show doesn’t fit the role of influencer and has no pressuring tone about what to believe because everything is up to you. 

You

93% – Tomatometer

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Love is a strong feeling which leads to gross wars, Troya would be a fitting example, noble duels, and the overthrowing of a dragon -think Shrek. However, sometimes love can bring us to something more serious than a simple passion: obsession. The story is about a serial killer who is also a bookstore manager, falls in love with a customer, but with every step, with every move, their poisonous and absorbing mania prevails over their mind.

The story is wrapped in a cover made out of cruelty and obsession. Cruelty is expressed through black humor which makes this series even more touching. Besides, whilst you’re watching the show you can fleetingly ask yourself the question; have you ever been in such a situation?

Turn Up Charlie

90% – Audience score

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Turn up Charlie is a British comedy series about an ambitious DJ called Charlie, who’s down on his luck in life. The last step on the ladder before his impending success is a real challenge because he has to become nanny to his famous friend’s daughter.

Critics from Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes have splashed this TV show with their rating of 51% and 48-100, arguing that the plot is little more than average and the predictable plot twist doesn’t have a catchy moment. But sometimes there’s no need for real-life drama to be a secret for everybody and the audience have rated it 90%. 

Society

86% – Tomatometer

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The heroes of this show are not facing a viral outbreak. Definitely not. However, Society is a story about a group of teenagers who are forced by mysterious circumstances to run their community. A school trip becomes the last careless activity in the life of this group of teenagers. It has more of a look of some kind of mystery rather than a social experiment – the outside world is unreachable, there is no telephone signal or internet, and thick forest is wrapping the town from every possible side. They must establish their own society in order to survive.

It’s vivid material for those who are addicted to progress, dystopia, and evolution. The show raises different social moments and keeps the intrigue of mystery and drama.

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