There are a lot of things that dictate what ends up on my monthly TBR-list, but off late nothing has shaped it the way Netflix does. The amount of books and graphic novels that are being adapted to Netflix original movies and series have increased at a rate that I, frankly, can’t keep up with. The aforementioned also applies to streaming services like Apple TV, Amazon, HBO and Peacock. However, for September 2020 I’d like to focus on Netflix, simply because they offer an excellent blend of genres.
So without further ado ….
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Did you catch the first episode of HBO’s Lovecraft Country?
This latest HBO gem is an American drama horror television series developed by Misha Green based on the 2016 novel of the same name by Matt Ruff. Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman as he joins up with his friend Letitia Lewis and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback”.
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I could not pick up a book for weeks, that is until the 1st episode of HBO’s Watchmen aired … and since then my weekends are all about catching up!!
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Title: When They See Us || Director: Ava DuVernay || Genre: Drama || Network: Netflix || Premiere Date: 30 May 2019 ||Total Duration: 4 hours & 56 min. || Format: Limited Series
I watched Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us!!…And although my heart is still bleeding it was worth every excruciating second.
This limited series is the depiction of the 1989 case involving “The Central Park Five,” in which five black and Latino teens were convicted of raping a Central Park jogger.
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In 2016 I started my reading journey and ever since the only resolution I make at the beginning of the year is the amount of books I will finish by the end of it. The annual 12 books a year I started out with, were not challenging enough and therefore I am working towards a total of 40 before the end of 2018.
I have since adopted a lot more noteworthy reading habits, all but sticking to my monthly TBR list. For some reason a monthly TBR list, more often than not, results in a reading slump. So this year I am experimenting with a yearly TBR. The fact that all titles on my current list are books that have been or will be adapted to movies or TV-series helps me finish one book after another, often before the release date of the adaptation.
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