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Stuck inside due to COVID-19? Here are some entertainment recommendations By: Katerina Gebhardt

With three weeks off of school and nowhere to go due to COVID-19, here are some of the best movies, TV shows, music and books to stay entertained while stuck at home.

Movies

With no school for two weeks, now is the perfect time to watch plenty of movies. While some of these suggestions cost money to rent or buy from streaming services, it is still much cheaper (and safer!) than going to the movie theater.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Get out the tissues, because this heartwarming movie will have viewers in tears of happiness. “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” focuses on the relationship between the beloved Mr. Rogers and a cynical journalist. Rent this bundle of kindness for $5.99 on Amazon.

SpaceBalls

This classic spoof of “Star Wars” will have viewers in stitches! Will the plucky heroes win or be consumed by copyright claims? Rent on Amazon for $3.99.

Inception

This 2010 thriller will have viewers hanging on the edge of their seats with mystery and intrigue. Free with Netflix Subscription.

Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse

Don’t have Disney+ and want to watch a superhero movie? Hop onto Netflix and dive into the Spiderverse with this uniquely and incredibly animated movie.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

This British classic is free with a Netflix subscription. Laugh along with Monty Python and his crew as they remake the classic tale of King Arthur.

TV Shows

Looking for a new show to binge? Staying home due to the virus might be the perfect time to enjoy some of these hit shows.

Love is Blind

This hit Netflix reality show follows couples on their journey to marriage— except they do not see each other until their wedding day. Will true love win out or will the physical barriers become too much to bear?

I am Not Okay With This

This Netflix comedy follows a high schooler as she navigates her superpowers and her personal life.

Designated Survivor

Political Drama “Designated Survivor” will have viewers on the edge of their seats as main character Tom Kirkman navigates his new life as President of the United States. Watch on Netflix streaming platform.

SChitt's Creek

This Canadian comedy will have viewers laughing for hours as they binge the show’s six seasons on Netflix or Hulu. Watch as the Rose family navigates their new life in Schitt’s Creek, far away from the riches they once knew.

The Amazing Race

Who says being stuck inside means not exploring the world? Follow eleven teams of two as they travel around the world for $1 million in the epic reality show “The Amazing Race.” While Season 32 does not yet have a release date, previous seasons are available on Amazon Prime.

Music

Got nothing to do but clean? Here are some album and artist suggestions for the perfect cleaning playlist.

Heartbreak Weather

Formerly of One Direction, Niall Horan brings a modern acoustic feel to his new album “Heartbreak Weather.”

AJR

Looking for some fresh energy? Band AJR will pump anyone feeling tired right back up! The band has released three albums that are all guaranteed to put listeners in a good mood for the rest of the day.

Six: The Musical

English King Henry the Eighth is infamous for having six different wives, two of whom he had executed. But what of his wives’ stories? In this brand new hit musical, Henry’s six wives compete to see which one suffered the most, and this soundtrack will have listeners up and dancing in no time- and possibly learning a bit of history in the process.

The Monkees

Want a more classic vibe? The Monkees, a boy band from the ‘60s and ‘70s, will bring that classic rock feel to this dismal time, a sure way to lift someone's spirits.

High Road

Kesha’s new 2020 album will bring listeners back to the 2000s with her party style themes in her fourth studio album “High Road."

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