My Recommendations —
TV Shows and Movies
Euphoria | Hulu HBO
The show follows a group of high school students as they navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma and social media.
This Is Us | Hulu
Everyone has a family. And every family has a story. "This Is Us" chronicles the Pearson family across the decades who are searching for love and fulfillment in the present day. This show reveals how the tiniest events in our lives impact who we become, and how the connections we share with each other can transcend time, distance and even death.
YOU | Netflix
The first season follows the story of Joe Goldberg, a bookstore manager in New York, who upon meeting Guinevere Beck, an aspiring writer, becomes immediately infatuated with her. To feed his toxic obsession, he uses social media and other technology to track her presence and remove obstacles to their romance.
In the second season, Joe Goldberg moves from New York to Los Angeles to escape his past, and starts over with a new identity. When he meets avid chef Love Quinn, Joe begins falling into his old patterns of obsession and violence. As Joe attempts to forge a new love in the City of Angels, he strives to make his relationship with Love succeed at all costs, to avoid the fate of his past romantic endeavors.
The Handmaid’s Tale | Hulu
This show chronicles the story of Offred in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly part of the United States. Gilead is ruled by a fundamentalist regime that treats women as property of the state, and is faced with environmental disasters and a plummeting birth rate.
New Amsterdam | Hulu
Inspired by the oldest public hospital in America, this unique medical drama follows the brilliant and charming Dr. Max Goodwin, the institution's newest medical director, who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care. How can he help? Well, the doctors and staff have heard this before. Not taking "no" for an answer, Dr. Goodwin must disrupt the status quo and prove he will stop at nothing to breathe new life into this understaffed, underfunded and underappreciated hospital - the only one in the world capable of treating Ebola patients, prisoners from Rikers and the president of the United States under one roof - and return it to the glory that put it on the map.
When They See Us | Netflix
This show is based on events of the 1989 Central Park jogger case and explores the lives and families of the five male suspects who were falsely accused then prosecuted on charges related to the rape and assault of a woman in Central Park, New York City.
How to Get Away with Murder | Netflix
The brilliant, charismatic and seductive Professor Annalise Keating gets entangled with four law students from her class called "How to Get Away with Murder." Little do they know that they will have to apply what they learned to real life, in this legal thriller.
All American | Netflix
Inspired by the true life story of NFL Superbowl Champion, Spencer Paysinger, All American is an inspiring, ensemble family drama about a young, high school football phenom, Spencer James and the two families whose homes he shares after transferring from Crenshaw to Beverly High - his mother and brother in South Central LA and the Bakers of Beverly Hills. But as these two families and their vastly different worlds are drawn together, Spencer, the Bakers, and the James family will discover that the differences that divide us on the surface hide a deeper connection - the complicated, imperfect humanity that unites us all.
*descriptions are not written by me