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Catch the Flicks on Netflix!

posted Mar 26, 2014, 5:18 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Mar 26, 2014, 6:51 PM by Unknown user ]
Alli Arthur

Before you find yourself with the spring-break nothing-to-do blues, check out Netflix! There’s a series for everyone to fall in love with on the popular streaming site. Netflix features thousands of popular TV series and movies for everyone to enjoy. Here are just a few of our top picks to cure your spring-break blues.

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1.) Parks and Recreation: Comedy, Rated TV-PG

Parks and Recreation follows the absurd antics of Pawnee Parks and Recreation Department as they pursue projects to make their city a better place. The hilarious comedy has become popular across the nation since it first aired on NBC in 2009. Starring Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones, the hit comedy features five seasons on Netflix and is sure to tickle your funny bone.


2.) Doctor Who: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Rated TV-PG

Doctor Who, the British science fiction series, peers into the lives of the Doctor, a time lord from the planet Gallifrey, and his trusty companions as they travel throughout time and space.  The doctor’s out-of-this-world adventures will keep you excited for episodes to come. Doctor Who first aired in Great Britain in 2005 and has captivated audiences from Great Britain all the way to the United States since it first aired.  Netflix features six seasons of the show on their site.


3.) New Girl: Comedy, Rated TV-14

Ready to move on from a recent break-up, Jessica Day moves in with three single guys. The sarcastic comedy leaves audiences craving more after each episode. Audiences have been hooked on the show since it first aired on Fox in 2011. Starring Zoeey Deschanel and Jake Johnson, the series features two seasons on Netflix.


4.) Friday Night Lights: Drama/Sports, Rated TV-PG

When signed on as a new coach to a small-town Texas football team, Eric Taylor faces enormous pressure to help the team succeed. Friday Night Lights will warm your heart as well as keep you wanting more. The intense, heart warming series first aired on NBC in 2006. Netflix streams five seasons of the drama starring Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton.


5.) Revenge: Drama, Rated TV-PG

In order to get revenge, Emily Thorne tries to charm her neighbors for sins they have committed against her family. The hit series will leave you on the edge of your seat after every episode. The show has kept audiences across the nation on their toes in suspense since 2011 when the show first aired on ABC. The series, starring Emily VanCamp and Madeleine Stowe, is in its second season on Netflix.


Nothing good on tonight? Catch these blockbuster movie hits!


1.) Turbo: Comedy/Kids, Rated PG

A speed obsessed snail named Turbo finally gets his chance to be a race car driver in this upbeat comedy. Starring Ryan Reynolds and Paul Giamatti, the animated movie is surely a must-watch for kids and teens alike.


2.) Safe Haven: Romantic, Rated PG-13

When a mysterious woman arrives in a small town in North Carolina, she brings all of her terrifying past with her. While trying to start her life over, she falls in love with a man who promises to keep her safe. The romantic tale stars Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel.


3.) Jack Reacher: Action/Thriller, Rated PG-13

As an ex-military cop investigates a sniper charged with five homicides, he becomes involved in a dangerous cat-and-mouse game. Tom Cruise stars in this popular-on-Netflix thriller that is sure to have you at the edge of your seat.


4.) The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: Drama/Historical, Rated PG-13

When his family moves from Berlin to Poland, young Bruno befriends a boy in striped pajamas on the other side of the fence, unaware he is a Jewish prisoner. The tear-jerking drama stars Vera Farmiga and David Thewlis.


5.) The Haunting in Connecticut: Horror, Rated PG-13

A family moves into a small home in Connecticut, unaware of the terrifying past that the home holds. Paranormal events begin to reveal the home’s mortuary past. This horror stars Virginia Madsen and Kyle Gallner.


Netflix isn’t just a good past time, it’s also cost efficient. Netflix costs $7.99 per month. You can eliminate buying the latest DVD’s and maybe even cut back on your cable bill. Whether you need some entertainment for spring break or need a new show to obsess over, you can find all of the hits on Netflix!


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