Netflix has almost every kind of shows that you can watch and enjoy. Bond over period dramas, inspiring documentaries, and heartwarming stories.
Not all the binges of Netflix are compatible with our parents’ tastes. Perhaps you have tried the appeal of re-watching Bob boss to blank stares or you fear what they would think if they found out you regularly sleeping with unusual and curious deaths on in the background. If you will be visiting mom or any other mom like figure in your life this weekend and have some extra hours to fill or simply want to become closer with her through the magic of shared entertainment try one of these offerings on for size.
Movies & Documentaries
The Parent Trap
We are talking about the original. The classic twin switcheroo tale from Disney offers plenty of wholesomeness hijinks and 60s nostalgia to soak up.
In this documentary about then 93 year old style icon Iris Apfel, aging is something to anticipate rather than fear. It is a good reminder for moms and daughters of any age that with a creative spirit, the best is only yet to come.
When a an uninterested mother leaves her toddler in the case of Tallulah, a vagrant type in the throes of a breakup played by Ellen Page, she ends up stealing the kid and crashing at her ex-boyfriend’s mother’s place. Unlikely bonds and police chases ensure.
Queen of Katwe
When Phiona starts learning the chess and excels in it and she can see a life beyond the poverty stricken area of Katwe, Uganda, where she grew up. Lupita Nyong’o has a star turn here playing Phioni’s mother Harriet.
She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry
If the current political environment has seen both you and your mom take to the streets and go toe to toe comment sections, take in this retrospective look at the founding of the women’s movement, beginning with the start of NOW, Pink Pussy hats optional.
Queen Elizabeth it is to put it lightly a BAMF. This Netflix Tv original follows her in the second half of the 29th century, as she helps a nation rebuild from WW2 and takes on the tricky task of building relationships with politicians like Winston Churhill.
Grace and Frankie
The season three plot might things a little awkward to talk about with mom. This show which follows two older women figuring out their lives after their husbands have revealed they have been having an affair with each other is a charmer through and through.
How to Get Away with murder
If your mom was the type of let you get away with murder as a kid, say thanks by sitting down with her for this juicy dark drama led by none other than Viola Davis. The plotline can get somewhat convoluted, but ta least you will run out of minute details or shocking deaths to hash over on the phone.