What to watch: Netflix original edition


When We First Met: Need a cheesy rom-com to snuggle up with a blanket and popcorn to? When We First Met has got you covered. This modern comedy tells the story of a love triangle played by the star-studded ensemble of Adam Devine, Alexandra Daddario, and Robbie Amell. When We First Met presents a non-conventional romance with a plot and ending that is both original and wholesome, and a familiarity of pursuing “the one.”

End of the…World: Where to begin. As two strictly movies women, we try to stay away from TV shows. Especially shows that only have one season because they leave you on such a cliffhanger. With both an aesthetically-pleasing ambiance and a killer plot, (pun fully intended) this British romance-gone-awry will make you laugh, cry, and wish you had a love as pure as Alyssa and James. Minus the murder and mishaps that occur along the way.

The Outsider: Two words: Jared Leto. His role as an outsider in the Japanese mob is somehow eerie and understated at the same time. Leto’s character is a ruthless man in an even more ruthless setting. He is backed into a corner, forced to commit the darkest of sins. Will he make it out alive? Give it a watch to find out.

The Crown: Are you, like so many, fascinated by the royal family? Well, The Crown details the story of Queen Elizabeth II played by the fiercely talented Claire Foy. Foy’s portrayal of the powerful monarch is not only spot on, but also empowering. Beautifully shot and and with acting that will bring you to tears, The Crown develops the details that evaded the public and capture us decades later.

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman: Here’s a comeback you didn’t know you needed, but you do: David Letterman. Sure, we have midnight-hour TV spanning Jimmy Kimmel to James Corden, but Letterman is back with a gradually-released show featuring guests from Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai to President Barack Obama. Whether you play it in the background as you clean your room or watch it fully engaged, Letterman’s quick connection with his interviewees make for an intimate show compared to the big-and-bold talk shows of late night.