The weekend arrives and the difficult decision of choosing between the series and films that offer platform streaming as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and HBO Max, including some that are quite short and do not require much time. Ideal series to start and finish during a rainy weekend like this, a valid option for those who find it difficult to maintain interest in a long-developing story.
Whether because they have few episodes, just a couple of seasons, or because the episodes don’t last too long, these are the best short series to enjoy this long weekend.
The story of the Milwaukee monster, told from the perspective of the victims and the police incompetence, that allowed the Wisconsin native to launch a multi-year criminal career. Between 1978 and 1991, Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 people, all of his victims being men and teenage boys, mainly African-Americans. All of his crimes were committed in Wisconsin and Ohio.
The 10-episode series was co-created by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan and it stars Evan Peters. Available on Netflix.
The new movie David Fincher starring Michael Fassbender is now available in Netflix
Fassbender and Charles Parnell star in Fincher’s neo-noir film, which tells the story of a killer who finds himself falling apart. The film is based on the French graphic novel series by Alexis Nolent and was adapted by the screenwriter of The fight Club by Fincher, Andrew Kevin Walker. Tilda Swinton, Arliss Howard and Sophie Charlotte They star alongside Fassbender and Parnell.
The Days, a Japanese series about the Fukushima nuclear disaster following the 2011 tsunami. Over the course of eight episodes, this drama truthfully captures a disastrous incident from three different perspectives, based on careful research. What happened that day? This story seeks to answer this question based on real events over seven intense days from the perspectives of the government, corporations, and the people on the ground who risked their lives.
The days stars: Koji Yakusho, Yukata Takenouchi, Fumiyo Kohinata, Kaoru KobayashiTakuma Otoo, Ken Mitsuishi, Ken’ichi Endo, Yuriko Ishida and Yuki Izumisawa, among others. Available on Netflix.
Inspired by true events and newly released on the platform, it tells the story of writer and war veteran, Michael Peterson, after the suspicious death of his wife Kathleen in 2001. Michael calls 911 to report that Kathleen fell down the stairs of their house in Durham, but after several investigations, the case takes a 180 degree turn.
It is starring Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Parker Posey, Sophie Turner and Juliette Binoche. There are nine episodes in total. Is available in HBO Max.
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