Here we go again! Teddy bears in the windows, a walk in the masked neighborhood and a steady diet of screen time. At Level 4 2020, that was all. Tiger King And Shit Creek.. Now, we are all here. Ted Lasso. And White lotus.
If anything, NZ has plenty for viewers to choose from among the many streaming platforms available. If you’re looking for something out of Level 4 blues, here are 10 choices of what to look for in a lockdown:
If you want to know more about Aotearoa’s recent past:
Panthers. (TVNZ OnDemand)
It may seem like a million years ago now, but it just premiered. This week So this is the perfect time to watch this new six-part series based on the true story of the Polynesian Panthers. It is a serious, heartfelt attempt to capture the racist legacy of Aotearoa’s history, wrapped around a must-see story about the coming of a young age. A solid reminder of how far New Zealand has come and how far it has to go.
If you want to see beautiful people do ugly things:
White lotus (Neon)
Is this the 2021 “buzz” show as Tiger King was last year? Possibly, but it’s also a delightfully weird, dark comic strip that’s ready to amaze viewers. The story of several wealthy families vacationing at a Hawaii resort and a mysterious death that gradually unfolds in six episodes requires a variety that makes it feel like a little more twin peaks than a fantasy island, and Great performances, awesome sound and beautiful scenery – and oh, so many rich people.
If you just want to laugh and eat massively:
M * A * S * H (Disney +)
A pleasant surprise in our house is how much Mr. 17 enjoys watching the set work that started almost 50 years ago and how funny it is today. All 11 series and 256 episodes of the classic series from the early years to the epic last episode (still the most watched single TV episode in history, believe it or not) are streaming on Disney +. Often humorous, sometimes heartbreaking, is one of the reasons, and it’s a long, long clock that takes you through any lockdown.
If you have memories of going out of the house for school:
Teachers. (TVNZ OnDemand)
Somewhat overlooked, this bite-sized comedy about teachers at a typical Kiwi secondary school is for fans. What do we do in the shadows? And Wellington is extraordinary.. It features familiar faces like Jackie Van Beck and Johnny Brugge and dry, deadpan and excellent New Zealand humor that will lighten your mood in two series of short episodes of 15 minutes.
If you want to compliment an expert artist:
McCartney 3, 2, 1. (Disney +)
A beetle and a fan, talking about music alone in the room. If you are a certain age or a Battle Maniac, this documentary series featuring music producer Rick Rubin and the legendary Paul McCartney is worth a look. It’s not a glittering Beatles celebration, but a more focused, catchy look at how great music is made that enters Geek Geek Paradise, and it’s absolutely exciting.
If you want to pretend you’re a glamorous international criminal:
For fans of Sherlock. Or BlacklistThis is a masterpiece by Arsene Lupine, the famous “gentleman thief” of the French import modern era, in which Umair C. as a kind-hearted man to avenge his father’s death from a magnificent series of double double cross and disguise. Took revenge Available in both original French and English dubbing, but French is the way to go for the full experience.
If you are looking for a hero:
Superman and Louis. (TVNZ OnDemand)
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If you want to think about the future:
Expansion. (Amazon Prime)
If you’ve been sick since 2021 and want to dive into a more complex, innovative future, you can’t go wrong. Expansion ‘The five seasons to date are based on a series of science fiction novels about a future where man has spread to colonize Mars and the stars, and the resulting controversy. Filled with space politics and strange alien threats, Simon New Zealand’s best actress Frankie Adams is also a kick ass Martin Commando. If you like things. Star Trek: The Next Generation Or a remake of it Beatstar: Galactica.This is the rocket you want to ride on.
If you want to see kung fu kicks and fill in the nostalgia at the same time:
Cobra moss. (Netflix)
Look, Ralph Machiavelli’s The Karate Kid was a lot of fun in 1984, but no one was dying to pick up the story 35 years later, along with Machiavelli’s karate champion Daniel, who was now a middle-aged car dealer. ? But as Cobra Kai turns out to be 90% better than an unnecessary remake and reboot, the main reason is that the focus is on Daniel’s defeated thug Johnny Lawrence, an unexpected, rough hero. Plenty of kung fu action and an adult and a child can enjoy equally. There are three series and a fourth along the way.
If you just want to hang out with a decent person out of your bubble:
Ted Lasso. (Apple TV)
Jason Sodecas is one of those “Hey, I Know Boys” who has appeared in movies like Horrible Boss, but he has found his star turn as a genuine, optimistic American who plays a British man in this charming series. Eliminates football club coaching. Everyone loves Under Dogs, and this show gives you someone who is basically polite but not stupid. The special bonus for its latest installment is the Christmas event that falls in mid-August, which is the perfect time for Kiwi Mid-Winter.