The growth of coronavirus infections, in the middle of the second wave of the pandemic, He leaves us a lot of leisure time at home again. The latest restrictions applied by the Junta de Andalucía, which include the closing of shops, bars and restaurants from 6:00 p.m. and home confinement from 10:00 p.m., invite us to spend the last hours of the day without leaving comfort home, except for a little getaway to fill the fridge or take a walk before curfew.
What for many can be a real ordeal, for others it can mean an opportunity to catch up on the series of the moment. Luckily for the long-suffering confined, the different television platforms continue to continually release quality products for all tastes, providing entertainment at a time when it seems more than necessary. Of course, you have to choose or scratch your pocket to face so many subscriptions …
We recommend you twelve series (plus one) to enjoy the sofa and blanket afternoons:
The monumental HBO series based on the best-seller by Fernando Aramburu It has become one of the great releases of the season and of the year. His broad vision of the Basque conflict and its consequences over three decades has won over the public and critics, with the actress Elena Irureta in a state of grace. Necessary.
Veneno (Atresplayer Premium)
The Javis have achieved with Poison sign a resounding tribute to a figure who was key in the process of social visibility of trans people. The hard and passionate story of Cristina Ortiz, a tragedy told with the emotional and pearly point of comedy that Calvo and Ambrossi handle so well, has undoubtedly become one of the series of the year. Apart from the spectacular main trio that embodies Cristina in the different stages of her life, secondary characters such as Paca la Piranha, whose success has opened the doors of her own series, also in Atreseries, called Paca la Piranha, tell me?.
The mandalorian (Disney+)
The second season of the space western based on the universe Star Wars has already started its broadcast on Disney +. The story of Mando and El Niño, that cute child version of Yoda, it gets bigger and more spectacular, as the first chapters of the course have shown. New creatures and well-known faces from the galaxy far, far away – we save the spoilers, don’t worry – they give shine to the star product of the Disney platform.
Emily in Paris (Netflix)
Netflix seeks its own Sex in New York with this romantic series starring Lilly Collins. She plays Emily, a young American who moves to Paris thanks to a significant job opportunity, tasked with bringing the American point of view to a venerable French marketing company. It has garnered criticism and praise after its premiere, but it has already been confirmed for a second season.
Lady’s Gambit (Netflix)
One of Netflix’s powerful bets for the fall is this miniseries starring Anya Taylor-Joy and based on the novel of the same name by Walter Tevis. The seven chapters, already available on the platform, Explore the life of an orphan chess prodigy named Beth Harmond, who seeks to be crowned the best in the world in this sport while fighting addictions.
The Boys (Amazon Prime)
The second season of the peculiar Amazon Prime superhero series has managed to maintain, if not exceed, the level shown in the first batch of episodes. The story of Billy Carnicero and Hughie Campbell in their fight against the multinational Vought, the shadow hand that moves The Seven, He gives us again great doses of madness, humor, violence and surrealism. The incorporation of Aya Cash as Stormfront is one of the great attractions of this new installment.
Raised by Wolves (TNT)
For the lovers of science fiction and fantasy genre, it is always good news to find a product with the signature of Ridley Scott, the creator of the saga Alien. The series centers on two androids, Father and Mother, tasked with raising human children on a mysterious planet after Earth was destroyed, a reality threatened by religious conflicts.
Riot control (Movistar +)
Spanish fiction lives one of its sweetest moments and stands up to the great Hollywood blockbusters with bets such as Riot gear, released a few weeks ago on demand on Movistar +. The series by Isabel Peña and Rodrigo Sorogoyen follow a riot squad in their day to day, marked by an incident in an eviction. Vicky Luengo, Hovik Keuchkerian, Raúl Arévalo, Roberto Álamo, Álex García, Raúl Prieto and Patrick Criado head a great cast.
The Undoing (HBO)
Nicole Kidman stars in one of HBO’s biggest new releases for the fall. She plays Grace Fraser, a woman who sees how his perfect world falls apart following a violent death and the disappearance of her husband (Hugh Grant). Drama and suspense with the HBO quality seal.
Nasdrovia (Movistar +)
Another Spanish product to take into account. With Leonor Watling and Hugo Silva as protagonists, Nasdrovia introduces us to Edurne and Julián, two lawyers who decide to turn their lives around when the crisis of the 40s assails them. The decision to leave everything and open a restaurant opens the doors of a new life, until the mafia crosses in their ways.
Gangs of London (Starzplay)
The Starzplay platform, already available within Amazon Prime, is in charge of distributing the Sky’s hit series about the world of the London mafia. Joe Cole (Peaky Blinders) embodies the heir to a powerful criminal organization in a series that has drawn attention for its recurrent use of explicit violence.
30 coins (HBO)
Álex De la Iglesia brings his new project to HBO, one of the most anticipated series in this final stretch of 2020. The director of The Day of the Beast O The witches of Zugarramurdi re-explores the world of the supernatural with his unmistakable style, in this case with one of the 30 coins for which Judas betrayed Jesus Christ as the protagonist. Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Eduard Fernández and Megan Montaner lead a cast that also includes Carmen Machi, Macarena Gómez, Pepón Nieto and Manolo Solo from Algeria.
Buffy Cazavampiros (Amazon Prime)
It is not, of course, a recent premiere, but we cannot resist ending this list of recommendations with the legendary work of Joss Whedon, available in full since last September on Amazon Prime. It is a series that delivers what its name promises: Buffy is a vampire slayer who, over the course of seven seasons, faces all kinds of supernatural creatures while trying to lead a normal life at Sunnydale High School. Masterpiece of the youth supernatural horror drama, if that genre exists beyond Whedon’s fantasy.