What We’ve Been Watching is a monthly feature where we talk about everything we’ve been watching over the past month. It might be something on Netflix, Sky or even just a DVD we’ve had for years but wanted to watch again. If we’ve been watching something new we’ll talk about that too!
*May contain spoilers so read with caution
Before my sister and her fiance moved out I made sure I watched some of their DVDs before they went. One that I had been dying to see since it came out was Black Panther.
Honestly, I was expecting more and I HATE having to say that. I thought the first half of the film was quite drawn out and I really didn’t see the need to have the token white guy (Martin Freeman). However, as soon as Michael B. Jordan showed up then I was much more invested. Overall, Black Panther was a really good film but for some reason, I just didn’t love it as much as I thought I would.
The Help was on TV a couple of months ago so I recorded it on Sky+. I had been told that I would really enjoy this film so it didn’t take me long to get around to watching it. The Help is based on a novel and is about a young, aspiring journalist who wants to write from the perspective of black maids in the ’60s.
I really loved this film and it has such a good cast;Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Bryce Dallas Howard and Allison Janney, just to name a few! It’s quite a long film but it’s so worth the watch.
Orange Is The New Black
I feel like I’m always waiting for the next series of Orange Is The New Black to come on Netflix! Series 6 seems to have taken forever to get here and now that I have Erin, I’m not able to binge watch the whole thing in one day like I used to. This time it took about 4 days to get through all of the episodes.
I didn’t love this series nearly as much as the others. I was excited to see what was going to happen to everyone after the riot. This series was all a bit bland compared to the past 5 and I found myself not caring too much about watching it. I haven’t felt like this about any series of OITNB so far so it was quite disappointing.
Soon I am going to have to stop including Grey’s Anatomy in these posts. Since my sister moved out and I no longer had to wait for her to get home from work to watch some episodes I have been flying through them. When she moved out we were at the end of series 8 but I’ve now just finished series 12.
Series 11 was like it was written by the Game of Thrones writers. I know some of the previous series were pretty shocking with some big deaths and super exciting episodes but series 11 won hands down. I think I spent most of that series crying and was not prepared for what happened. Thankfully, series 12 was really funny and a bit more lighthearted and I really needed. I now have the series 13 box set ready and series 14 recorded on Sky so it won’t be long until I’m all caught up.
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