Staying home has been an adjustment for all of us.

Here are a few ideas to make staying in just as fun going out.

Must Watch Movies

Since the beginning of quarantine, many of us have taken up watching television to pass time. If this is true for you, it’s probably also true that you are beginning to run out of movies and shows to watch. Look no further, we have assembled a list of movies that has a little something for everyone. You can watch these alone or have a virtual watch party with friends, whatever you choose, a good movie night is a great way to spend the evening.

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If you love documentaries. This is a must-watch movie. The film follows a worn-out director who decides to find himself again by exploring the ocean. It is a magical film that showcases the bonds that can be made between different species. The colors and film style makes the movie a beautiful and entertaining watch. It is informative but in a way that won’t bore you. To watch this film, all you need is a Netflix subscription, break out the popcorn, and have a ball!


If you like family-friendly movies. The film Soul explores the true meaning of life and self and what goes beyond a person’s time on earth. Despite this being an animated movie that is seemingly for children, this is a film that adults would really enjoy as well. The concepts are very deep and would resonate with any twenty and thirty-something. This Pixar film can only be watched on Disney+ so if you have a subscription, you are in luck!


If you enjoy thrillers. This film is perfect for the intellectual. Parasite is a dark and suspenseful film, that has many different motifs and critiques on class and society. Watching one time will not be enough to pick out all of the social commentaries that the director puts in this film. Parasite has been praised by critics and even won an Oscar for Best Picture. If you want a good watch that has a lot of substance and meaning, Parasite is definitely the film for you.


If you love action movies. Mulan is one of those must watch movies that anyone will watch and genuinely enjoy. It has a little bit of everything, nostalgia, action and it is family friendly. Mulan (2020) is a live action movie that is based upon the popular 1998 animated Disney film. This version however is much more heartwarming and action packed than the older film. Mulan is available to watch with a Disney+ subscription. Even if you did not like the old film, the new Mulan might just steal your heart.

Isn’t It Romantic

If you enjoy Rom-Coms. This movie is a sweet and funny film that will make you cry tears of joy. With a heavy hitting comedy team from the likes of Rebel Wilson and Adam Devine, this movie is not too cheesy and will actually give you a good laugh. This film is great to watch with a significant other or spouse, or during a girls night. You can watch this film on Amazon Prime or Youtube for purchase, it is definitely a worthwhile watch.

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