Being quarantined and under lockdown has left us with no choice but to do everything at home. From watching movies to chatting with friends, everything has moved into a virtual world. The most popular pastime during this lockdown period is watching movies. Many people have other activities which they would prefer, like reading, sketching or writing, but there’s no point in denying that watching movies is almost everyone’s cup of tea. So during this lockdown period here are top 5 movie suggestions that you should definitely watch when you get the time (which, let’s face it, you have enough now).
1) Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Well, we’re sure everyone knows about this movie, considering it is an oscar-nominated movie. We are sure that most of you are dying to watch it (especially because Leo is there, obviously, no judging) but are wondering where to watch it. Let us tell you that you can watch this movie on Amazon Prime Video. Be a member of Amazon Prime and have the opportunity to get numerous movies and songs at your fingertips.
Blurb according to Amazon Prime Video – A TV actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry during the Charles Manson murders in 1969 Los Angeles.
Running Time – 2 hours 41 minutes
2) Marriage Story
To those of you who don’t know, let us tell you that Marriage Story is an Academy Award nominee for the best picture. It also had the divine luck to win the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Directed by Noah Baumbach, this movie is available on Netflix for you to stream and watch.
Blurb, according to Netflix – Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach directs this incisive and compassionate look at a marriage coming apart and a family staying together.
Running Time – 2 hours 16 minutes
Yes, this should have been at the top of the list. However, this movie can be watched in Amazon Prime Video, plus it is available in Hindi with English subtitles. The winner of 2020 Oscar for the best picture, Parasite is definitely a must-watch movie during this quarantine. The Parasite is the first-ever foreign-language film to win this award in the ceremony’s 92-year history to take the top prize. Doesn’t it sound appealing?
Blurb according to Amazon Prime Video – A family tragicomedy depicting the inevitable collision that ensues when Ki-woo, the eldest son in a family of four unemployed adults, is introduced to a wealthy Park family for a well-paid tutoring job.
Running Time – 2 hours 12 minutes.
4) The Notebook
Let us also list a romance movie that is an all-time favourite of everyone. The Notebook, based on the Nicholas Sparks novel of the same name, is a heartbreaking tale of true love and how love can persist through all barriers as well as obstacles. This heart-wrenching tale of love and separation is available on Netflix if you do want to watch it.
Blurb, according to Netflix – Two young lovers are torn apart by war and class differences in the 1940s in this adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ bestselling novel.
Running Time – 2 hours 3 minutes.
5) Notting Hill
Notting Hill is another well-crafted movie of the romance genre. You can watch this movie on Amazon Prime Video and thank us later for it. It is a heartwarming, and definitely a must-watch movie which portrays the problem of social statuses that prove to be difficult for two different people to share their lives. However, as we know, love does conquer all, and that’s what is shown beautifully in the movie.
Blurb, according to Amazon Prime Video – The life of a simple book shop owner changes when the most famous star in the world walks in his shop and buys a book.
Running Time – 2 hours 4 minutes
So get ready with your munchies, put on your favourite pyjama, settle down on your cozy couch and you are all set with a list of movies to watch.