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4 things to watch while the kids are asleep

In Features, Stories, Watch, Read, Listen by Nicole Fuge

These days we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to things to watch, so we created a list from our best binge.

By Mama Disrupt®

You’ve wrangled the tiny terrors into dreamland, and now it’s your time to unwind. But what to watch? Fear not, weary warrior. We have curated a list of binge-worthy gems that’ll have you saying, “Just one more episode…okay, maybe two!”

1. A Beautifully Wicked Summer at “Saltburn

Prepare to step into a world of simmering tension and dark secrets with “Saltburn,” the latest brainchild from the Academy Award-winning Emerald Fennell. This psychological thriller throws you headfirst into the life of Oliver Quick, a student at Oxford struggling to fit in with the affluent crowd. Enter Felix Catton, a charming aristocrat who whisks Oliver away to his sprawling family estate… a place with more skeletons in the closet than cobwebs in the attic.

Think “The Talented Mr. Ripley” meets “Parasite,” with a dash of “Get Out” thrown in for good measure. Buckle up as Oliver becomes entangled in the Catton family’s twisted web of privilege and desire. Prepare for unsettling twists, simmering suspense, and a Summer you won’t soon forget (but might wish you could).

2. Prepare to Be Mesmerised by “True Detective: Season 4

The anthology series is back, this time with a brand new case and a stellar cast (think Jodie Foster and Kali Reis). This season dives into the unsolved disappearance of two men in Alaska. And the dark secrets that lie buried beneath the snow. Expect heart-pounding suspense, philosophical ponderings, and Jodie Foster looking absolutely fierce.

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3. Get Lost in the Miniseries Mystery of “Echo

If you’re looking for something shorter but just as captivating, “Echo” is your jam. This limited series follows a young woman who discovers a shocking secret about her past, and embarks on a mission to uncover the truth. With its tight pacing, intriguing twists, and emotional core, “Echo” will have you guessing until the very end. Think “The Undoing” meets “Alias,” with a dash of “Mare of Easttown” for some small-town mystery goodness.

4. Fargo: Where Quirky Meets Crime

This anthology series is always a wild ride, and season 5 is no exception. Set in 2019, it follows a kidnapping case that gets tangled up with aliens, mobsters, and…well, let’s just say things get weird (in the best way possible). If you’re looking for something offbeat, darkly funny, and totally unpredictable, “Fargo” is your go-to. Think “The Coen Brothers” meets “Twin Peaks,” with a dash of “Stranger Things” for some added sci-fi fun.

So there you have it, friends. With these top picks, you’re guaranteed to find something that tickles your fancy (and keeps you up way past your bedtime, but hey, that’s what parental privilege is all about, right?). Now, grab your fav snacks, settle in for some quality “me-time,” and remember, silence is golden (especially when the kids are asleep!).

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