10 top picks from Netflix for those still locked down or shielding

10 top picks from Netflix

10 top picks from Netflix for lockdown of shielding

Whether you are on lockdown, shielding or in self isolation, here are 10 top picks from Netflix that will surely keep you engaged

10 top picks from Netflix

Captain Fantastic Viggo Mortensen is a father raising his 6 kids off the grid deep in the wilderness. When his wife falls ill they’re forced to reintegrate with society. Charming, eccentric family/coming of age story with an oscar nominated lead performance #quarantineandchill

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Good Time. After a botched bank robbery lands his disabled younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas (Robert Pattinson) embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City’s underworld to get his brother Nick out of jail. Grungy, frenetic, a hell of a thriller #quarantineandchill

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Okja. Caught the Bong Joon-ho bug after Parasite? Okja is a fantastical story about a young girl trying to rescue her magical pet from a bloodthirsty corporation. A sweet film with a message that will punch you right in the feels #quarantineandchill

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Mid90s. Jonah Hill wrote and directed this coming of age story set in California in, you guessed it, the mid 90’s. A 13 year old boy escapes a troubled home life by joining older kids in the skateboarding scene. Heartfelt, nostalgic but adult #quarantineandchill

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Thunder Road. The first 10 minutes of Jim Cummings film about a cop having a breakdown are a masterclass in awkward comedy. The following picture is a smart balance between clever comedy and affecting drama #quarantineandchill


You Were Never Really Here. Joaquin Phoenix gives a blisteringly violent performance as an enforcer hired to rescue a kidnapped girl whilst also battling his own PTSD. ‘Taken’ but done seriously. #quarantineandchill

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Fruitvale Station. The first collaboration between Ryan Coogler and Michael B Jordan before the huge success of Creed and Black Panther. A powerful film based on the true story of the death of a young african american man at the hands of the police #quarantineandchill

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Atlantics. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2019 Cannes film festival. An atmospheric romance set in Senegal it tackles relationships, class struggle, post-imperialism and the refugee crisis with just a hint of the supernatural #quarantineandchill


Blue Ruin. A drifter returns home after many years away to exact brutally violent revenge on the family who wronged him. A smart, stripped back thriller that’ll keep you on the edge of your seat #quarantineandchill


Girl. A Flemish language film based on the true story of a transgender teenage girl who dreamed of being a ballet dancer. Beautiful dance sequences clash with emotional scenes about body dysmorphia. #quarantineandchill




I hope our list does you proud. Happy streaming homebodies! #QuarantineAndChill#coronavirus

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