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Popcorn Highlights

Here are some binge worthy movie and TV series you can spend your time watching while you stay at home social distancing, keeping yourself, as well as others, safe.

Never Rarely Sometimes Always

Never Rarely Sometimes Always is a drama film, first released on January 24, 2020. It was written and directed by Eliza Hittman, produced by Adele Romanski and Sara Murphy , distributed by Focus Features, and stars Sidney Flanigan, Talia Ryder and Théodore Pellerin, among others. The film follows the lives of two girls who, after having an unplanned pregnancy, go to New York City for help.

 

7b White House Farm

White House Farm is a crime-drama miniseries, written by Kris Mrksa and Giula Sandler, directed by Paul Whittington, produced by Lee Thomas under the banner of New Pictures, distributed by All3Media, and stars Freddie Fox, Mark Addy and Gemma Whelan, among others. The plot follows the true events of the murders of five members of a family in an Essex farmhouse in 1985. It was aired on January 8, 2020 on ITV.

 

Unorthodox

Unorthodox is a German-American drama miniseries, which has been loosely based on Deborah Feldmans autobiographyUnorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots. It has been directed by Maria Schrader, produced by Alexa Karolinski, and stars Shira Haas, Amit Rahav and Jeff Wilbusch, among others. The series tells the story of a young woman who runs away from her arranged marriage and moves abroad, but the life she leaves behind catches up to her. It was released on March 26, 2020 on Netflix, and is the first series to be primarily in Yiddish.

 

When the Street Lights Go On 

When the Street Lights Go On is a crime-drama TV series, follows the lives of the residents of a small suburb, as they deal with the double-homicide of a girl and a teacher. It was written by Chris Hutton and Eddie OKeefe, directed by Rebecca Thomas and Brett Morgen, distributed by Quibi, and stars Ben Ahlers, Cameron Bancroft and Jana Berengel, among others. The series was first aired on April 6, 2020.

 

7d Yeh Ballet

Yeh Ballet is a drama film on Netflix, based on the eponymous documentary by Taraporevala. It has been written and directed by Sooni Taraporevala, produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur Roy Kapur Films, and stars Julian Sands, Manish Chauhan and Achintya Bose, among others. The film follows the story of two teenagers in Mumbai as they pursue their dream of dancing against all odds, under the guidance of their unorthodox ballet master. It was originally released on February 21, 2020.

 

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