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The LauraWil Intercultural First Annual Netflix Awards

By: Dr. Laura Wilhelm

West Hollywood, CA (The Hollywood Times) 10/3/20 – The COVID-19 lockdown has introduced and reintroduced many of us to the wonders of Netflix! Not to sound like a Hollywood cliché, but this reporter has also been recovering from cosmetic surgery. Regular Netflix viewing has thus become de rigueur around this house.

The following list was inspired by friends who requested Netflix recommendations on social media. Perhaps it will guide you to proven favorites and pleasant surprises!

Favorite Crime Drama Series–Dexter

Favorite Family Drama Series–Ozark

Favorite FBI Drama Series–Criminal Minds

Favorite Historical Drama Series–Versailles

Favorite Horror Drama Series–Evil

Favorite International Drama Series–Stories of Rabindranath Tagore

Favorite Political Drama Series–House of Cards

Favorite Sci-Fi Drama Series–Outlander

Favorite Comedy Series–The Office

Favorite Documentary Series–The Untold History of the United States

Favorite Musical Series–Glee

Favorite Reality Series–Nailed It!

Favorite Classic Film–One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Favorite Comedy Film–Silver Linings Playbook

Favorite Contemporary Film–Nightcrawler

Favorite Crime Film–Limitless

Favorite Cult Film–Taxi Driver

Favorite Documentary Film–Twenty Feet from Stardom

Favorite Family Film–Batman: The Dark Knight

Favorite Historical Film–A Little Chaos

Favorite Horror Film–Silence of the Lambs

Favorite International Film–Howards End

Favorite Musical Film–Fiddler on the Roof

Favorite Political Film–The King’s Speech

Favorite Sci-Fi Film–Snowpiercer

Favorite TV Series Actor–Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Favorite TV Series Actress–Christina Applegate, Dead to Me

Favorite Film Actor–Alan Rickman and Stanley Tucci, A Little Chaos and Jack Nicholson, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Favorite Film Actress–Jodie Foster, Silence of the Lambs and Rene Russo, Nightcrawler

Favorite TV Series Ensemble–Criminal Minds, Dexter, Glee, House of Cards, and The Office

Favorite Film Ensemble–Batman: The Dark Knight, A Little Chaos, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Silence of the Lambs, and Taxi Driver

Favorite TV Series Director–David Fincher, House of Cards and Mindhunter

Favorite Film Director–Christopher Nolan, Batman: The Dark Knight

Favorite TV Series Cinematography–Dexter, House of Cards, and Ozark

Favorite Film Cinematography–Silence of the Lambs

Favorite TV Series Costumes–Dexter and Versailles

Favorite Film Costumes–A Little Chaos

Favorite TV Series Production Design–Dexter, House of Cards, and Versailles

Favorite Film Production Design–Silence of the Lambs

Favorite TV Series Script–Dexter, House of Cards, and Ozark

Favorite Film Script–Nightcrawler

Favorite TV Series Soundtrack–Dexter, Glee, and Ozark

Favorite Film Soundtrack–Twenty Feet from Stardom

Favorite TV Series Tonal Effects–Dexter and Ozark

Favorite Film Tonal Effects–Silence of the Lambs

Favorite Netflix Content Creator–Ryan Murphy

Favorite Netflix Regular–Sarah Paulson

Honorable Mentions–American Crime Story, The Borgias, Dallas Buyers Club, Dark Places, Dead to Me, Designated Survivor, Dirty John, The Disaster Artist, Emily in Paris, Extremely Wicked. . .Genius of the Ancient and Modern World, Hannibal, Into the Night, Les Miserables, The Lincoln Lawyer, Medici, Mindhunter, Myths and Monsters, The Producers, Ratched, Red Dragon, Sarajevo, Se7en, A Single Man, Sister Cities, Spotlight, You.