In the current issue of What to Watch we have two such drastically different titles that we hope will provide what you and your loved ones need during such trying times – a touch of escapism with a good dose of reality.
Title Platform Language The Mauritanian Amazon Prime Video English Super Monsters: Once Upon a Rhyme Netflix English The Mauritanian: Amazon Prime Video
Treating the subject of unethical torture, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tahir Rahim and Jodie Foster’s 9/11 drama The Mauritanian is directed by acclaimed filmmaker Kevin Macdonald. The film is based on the true story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who was wrongfully imprisoned and spent 14 years without a fair trial. It is his journey that the film aims to tell in this procedural thriller.
Super Monsters Once Upon a Rhyme: Netflix
Although this one is for children, you can also enjoy it with your children. A 25-minute musical saga, the feature film reinterprets classic fairy tales such as Goldilocks and Hansel and Gretel, but with a fresh twist!