While the heat had us angry without reason this month, we felt multiple feelings all at once while watching Grace and Frankie, I Want You Back, and The Tinder Swindler.
Month after month, year after year, there are literally a gazillion movies and TV shows to catch up on. While it does sound like first-world problems, there isn't enough time to watch it all now that the lockdown has taken a comfortable backseat, touchwood! I'm all about slowing down and prioritizing mental health amidst the terribly hectic routine that we call our lives though and for me, that means binging on feel-good content like Grace and Frankie or underrated movies like I Want You Back.
Both of these felt like a hot water bath with essential oils and a bath bomb after a long day and did I mention that they're terribly refreshing? Seriously, as much fun as the entire theatre-going experience is, I quite like lounging on the sofa after a long day and resume watching my favorite TV show or a documentary film like The Tinder Swindler!
If you're up for it, give these underrated movies a try, oh, and Grace and Frankie too!
This yet another break-up centric rom-com is rather sweet and sensitive unlike most films from the same genre and while its premise is based on manipulative ways to get an ex-partner back, it portrays healing from a broken heart in the most subtle manner.
Created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, Grace and Frankie is probably the only sitcom that weaves a tale around older women and their hilarious and very relatable struggles. Grace and Frankie are 80 somethings who resemble you and me really, clutching onto a martini while they figure their lives out. 7 seasons of this dramedy are proof that old age is not a pre-death death sentence, instead, it looks every bit like the glorious mess that our lives currently are.
The Tinder Swindler feels like living the nightmare that our parents told us we’d experience if we ever set foot on a dating app or trusted somebody we met on the internet! What seems to be a simple ‘girl meets boy on a dating app, sparks fly and then they do’ tale soon turns into a cautionary one with dire consequences. This two-hour-long documentary feels more like a real-life horror movie that you don’t think you can wash off.
Have you watched Grace and Frankie or any of these underrated movies? Tell us your opinion in the comments below!
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