Nothing is more annoying if you’ve just finished watching a series or movie and you don’t know which series to start next. After all, you don’t want to start a bad series, because your time is scarce. The problem is that many good series disappear from our retina and end up in the archives of the well-known streaming services.
And that’s why this category is a godsend, because Streamwijzer lists 5 pearls every week that you may have forgotten or don’t know at all, but where you can start right away.
5x Hidden gems: films and series that you should actually see on Netflix, HBO Max and Disney + (week 1 of 2023)
5. Lady Chatterley’s Lover (movie, 2022) – Netflix
Recently, the brand new costume drama Lady Chatterley’s Lover appeared on Netflix. Emma Corrin, who you may recognize from her role as Princess Diana in The Crown, plays Connie. When she marries Sir Clifford Chatterley and takes the title Lady Chatterley, a rich and privileged life seems to lie ahead of her, but an affair with an employee of the estate could throw a spanner in the works.
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4. Barbarian (movie, 2022) – Disney+
Reviewers called it “the best horror movie of 2022”, others called it “the scariest movie of the year”. We are of course talking about Barbarian. In this film, a young woman arrives at an Airbnb in the middle of the night only to discover that the cottage has been double booked. Suddenly she has to share her sleeping place with a complete stranger. The lead roles are played by Georgina Campbell (Black Mirror), Bill Skarsgård (clown Pennywise in the It series) and Justin Long (Die Hard 4.0).
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3. The Last Movie Stars (series, 1 season) – HBO Max
Actor and filmmaker Ethan Hawke started work in 2020 on a documentary about the life of star actor Paul Newman and his wife, Oscar winner Joanne Woodward. With the help of George Clooney, Laura Linney and Oscar Isaac, the eventful life of the two is reconstructed in the series The Last Movie Stars. The docuseries has received critical acclaim and is also popular with viewers; they give it an average of 8.1 on IMDb.
Instantly watch The Last Movie Stars on HBO Max
2. National Treasure: Edge of History (series, season 1) – Disney+
A new series has recently been launched on Disney+ for fans of National Treasure and National Treasure: Books of Secret. National Treasure: Edge of History follows the story of Jess as she searches for her family history while trying to find the greatest treasure in the world. By the way, there is already talk of a third film in the series, but we will have to be patient for that.
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1. Every Day (movie, 2018) – HBO Max
Every Day is a romantic movie that has recently been released on HBO Max. When sixteen-year-old Rhiannon’s boyfriend arrives at school one day confused, she soon realizes that she is dealing with a wandering soul. ‘A’ wakes up in a different body every day. Not the easiest person to fall in love with, but Rhiannon will be. Can they find each other every day and find a way to still be together?
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