Coronavirus pandemic has brought lives to s standstill, and with nowhere to go to, being stuck indoors all day can be quite intimidating and monotonous. Amid lockdown, our definition of ‘normal’ has been redefined, and there has been a surge in the usage of Internet, social media platforms and OTT platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, and others. However, on the brighter side, this is the time you can utilize to watch your favorite shows and movies from the comfort of your home.
OTT platforms are a huge rage these days, and you can stream almost every movie and TV show you want n at least one of these platforms. However, it can be a tad bit confusing when it comes to choosing and filtering out which movie it is, you should watch. Fret not, as we are here to narrow it down for you. Just Binge recommends 5 best- Oscar-winning films such as Roma, COCO, and others, that you can watch on OTT platforms.
1. 12 Years a Slave (Amazon Prime Video)
(IMDb: 8.1, age: 18+)
This 2014 movie deals with a very important theme of Slavery that was common in African history. An African American is promised a job but when he arrives in Washington DC he comes to know he has been sold as a slave.
2. Roma (Netflix)
(IMDb: 7.7, age: 16+)
A Netflix original movie set in Mexico talks about the emotional and political changes that happen in the life of a domestic worker. Cleo works as a domestic worker in the house of Anthony and Sophia and helps in taking care of their four children. But suddenly a lot of changes happen, Anthony runs away with his lover, Cleo becomes pregnant and to get out of this mess Sophia takes a vacation and also involving Cleo in the plan.
3. The Imitation Game (Disney Hotstar)
(IMDb: 8.0, age: 13+)
This is a true story of an extremely intelligent person and a math alumnus, who helped the British Intelligence agency in World War II in cracking Nazi codes, which was considered unbreakable. But things turned against him when he was discovered as Gay and was sent to prison and also was disgraced.
4. A Beautiful Mind (Amazon Prime Video)
(IMDb: 8.2, age: 13+)
This 2001 biographical movie is based on the life of an American Mathematician who won honorable prizes in his life. But his life took a turn when he develops paranoid schizophrenia. His wife and friend help him throughout this and also become his courage.
5. COCO (Disney Hotstar)
(IMDb: 8.4, age: PG)
This animated movie is about a boy who wants to sing but due to severe ancestral ban on music in his family, he is unable to. But to understand and break this ban he enters the land of the dead to find his great grandfather who was a musician.
Now that you have our recommended list, what are you waiting for? Binge-watch these movies, until we come up with more suggestions for you!
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