10 Netflix movies that you can't miss

Top 10 romantic movies on Netflix

The Netflix catalog is full of movies and series and, although the algorithm says that it works very well, we will always end up missing something interesting even if, a priori, it does not seem suitable for us. That is why it is good to go to lists of recommendations from friends and, of course, the media, as is the case at hand. We have dived into the catalog of the Netflix streaming platform to offer you ten films that, regardless of your tastes, will be worth a look.

Ingrid Goes West

Elizabeth Olsen plays a typical Instagram influencer , with her life of luxury and pleasure that causes envy wherever she goes. Aubrey Plaza is the girl who looks at her Instagram wall and notices the influencer, making her the object of her obsessions. From then on, a relationship will be established between the two that will highlight the danger of certain attitudes on social networks.

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A comedy that, from time to time, pulls towards psychological drama . A highly recommended film in these times that incite debate.

Story of a marriage

The chronicle of a marriage, once blissful and happy, whose path inevitably leads to a traumatic divorce, child included. Noah Baumbach's new film has been received by critics as one of the best of the past year and has received six Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Original Screenplay, Actress and Actor. In particular, Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson give quite an interpretive recital.

the Irish

The return to the cinema of a legendary, Martin Scorsese , could be carried out thanks to the financing of Netflix that agreed with the director to transfer to celluloid the mammoth true story of the mysterious disappearance of the trade unionist Jimmy Hoffa. Portrayed by Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci and with a monumental length (209 minutes), 'The Irishman' has been nominated for 10 Academy Oscars, including best film, director and cinematography.

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Another relevant name in Hollywood more author, the Cohen brothers , also found refuge for their latest work, which was originally going to be a series. 'The Ballad of Buster Scruggs' is an atypical western, as is normal in the Coens' work, and is composed of small independent pieces. She was nominated for three Oscars at the 2019 awards.

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Alex Garland caught the attention of critics and the public with his debut feature, the modest and estimable 'Ex Machina'. He returned to the cinema at the hands of Netflix with this dense science fiction epic whose main reference is Andrei Tarkovsky's 'Stalker'. Reflective and author's cinema that is not at odds with the spectacular nature of genre cinema. It stars Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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I am dolemite

It had been too long since we had seen the also great Eddie Murphy in a great production ... and his return has been through the front door. A superb production design for a film full of charm , a biopic that leaves the usual paths of the genre and that tells us that other story of cinema, that of the crazy people who made their films in their own way. In this specific case, we focus on the real figure of Rudy Ray Moore, considered the true 'godfather of rap' as well as a prominent figure in blaxploitation. If you don't know what it is, you should see the movie.

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It is not usual to see African cinema and Netflix puts it on a plate with this futuristic dystopia that comes from Senegal. A film that has received the acclaim of specialized critics and has won several awards, such as the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2019 and Best First Film at the New York Film Critics Circle. For lovers of risky and different cinema.

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The two Popes

The new film by the director of the acclaimed 'City of God' narrates the relationship between two Popes: Benedict XVI and Pope Francis . What stands out the most about this Netflix production is the interpretation of its two main actors, Jonathan Pryce and Anthony Hopkins. It has been nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actor for Jonathan Pryce and Supporting Actor for Hopkins.

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The Laundromat: Dirty Money

Director Steven Soderbergh also wanted to contribute his bit in the Netflix catalog with a production whose cast is full of stars. Among others, Meryl Streep, Antonio Banderas, Gary Oldman, David Schwimmer (Ross in 'Friends'), Melissa Rauch (Bernadette in 'Big Bang') ... We are told the well-known story of the case of the 'Panama Papers' in the that, after a massive leak from a law firm revealed that numerous personalities maintained assets not declared to the treasury in banks in Panama, a well-known tax haven. Among the best known figures that appeared on that list were Pedro Almodóvar, Leo Messi

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We end with a Spanish production for Netflix and directed by Daniel Sánchez Álvaro. 'Seventeen' tells the story of Héctor, a young man who is about to come of age and who is admitted to a juvenile center. In this center, he becomes fond of Oveja , a dog who is engaged in reintegration therapy. When Oveja is adopted, Héctor decides to elope in search of his dear friend.

'Seventeen' is a dramatic film of those that strikes a chord and is intended to stir the viewer's conscience a bit. It had a good critical reception.

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