OUR TOP PICKS OF WHAT TO STREAM in 2020
“Ugly Delicious S2” (Netflix) March 6
Hosted by David Chang, the Netflix surprise hit combining travel, cooking, and history highlights one dish or concept and explores how it is made in different regions and how it evolves.
“Hillary” (Hulu) March 6
In this 4-part docu-series, Director Nanette Burstein approached Clinton’s life story as a case study, a way to try to answer a pivotal question about the state of U.S. politics today: Can a woman ever — really, actually, not just as a rhetorical question or thought exercise — become president?
“Noughts + Crosses” (Showmax) March 12
The highly anticipated BBC sci-fi adaptation of the first book in Malorie Blackman’s bestselling young adult novel series is set in a dystopian alternate history, where black “Cross” people rule over white “Noughts.” Against a backdrop of prejudice, distrust, and rebellion, childhood friends Sephy and Callum must fight for more than simply the right to be together. Think West Side Story with added identity crises.
“Big Time Adolescence” (Hulu) March 13
A drug-dealing college dropout (Pete Davidson) becomes a mentor to his best friend — a straightlaced teen (Griffin Gluck) who idolises him. Strong early reviews and a heartwarming trailer leave us with a promising new teen-drama for 2020.
“Westworld S3” (Showmax) March 16
Westworld is a dark Wild West odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the birth of a new form of life on Earth. And this season, they’re knocking it “out of the park.”
“Little Fires Everywhere” (Hulu) March 18
In this 8-part miniseries based on the hit novel of the same name, a single mother, Mia Warren (Kerry Washington), who moves to the suburbs in Ohio with her teenage daughter, where they become involved with Elena Richardson (Reese Witherspoon) and her picture-perfect family. Thrilling drama ensues.
“Ozark S3” (Netflix) March 27
This Netflix drama about a financial adviser (Jason Bateman) who drags his wife (Laura Linney) and family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder money to appease a drug boss, returns for a highly anticipated third season later this month.
“Money Heist: Part 4” (Netflix) April 3
One of the biggest global hits from the streaming giant returns for a fourth a final iteration in April.