Referred to as one of the best series ever to air on Netflix, “Dark” has successfully captured viewers’ attention during its three seasons of broadcast. The parallel world concept built in the series is able to make series fans feel at home watching each episode. In addition to the clever concept, the mystery presented in “Dark” also manages to captivate loyal viewers.
No wonder the series has a fairly large fan base. Well, if you are a fan of “Dark”, the following five Netflix series could be your next favorite. Guaranteed not to lose fun!
The OA (2016-2019)
Starring Brit Marling, The OA is the actress’s third collaboration with filmmaker Zal Batmanglij after Sound of My Voice (2011) and The East (2013). The series that lasts for two seasons is guaranteed to make you feel at home following each episode. Besides Brit Marling’s brilliant performance, The OA also has an unpredictable storyline.
Brit Marling stars as Prairie Johnson, a girl who returns home after a mysterious seven-year disappearance. Its appearance is no less question mark. Prairie, who was originally blind, suddenly returned to being able to see. What really happened to the Prairie? Follow the magical story of the Prairie in The OA to find out the answer.
The Society (2019)
The series was created by Christopher Keyser, creator of the iconic teen series Party of Five (1994-2000). Although both are intended for teenagers, The Society is more thick with elements of survival , mystery, to science fiction. Critics also mentioned that the series reminded them of Harry Hook ‘s Lord of the Flies . So, what kind of story from The Society ?
The Society focuses on a group of teenagers who must survive after realizing that the entire population of their town has mysteriously disappeared. Not only survive, the teenagers are also ‘forced’ to run the government. Although it was quite fun, unfortunately The Society was canceled after the first season aired. Are you a fan of this series?
Behind Her Eyes (2021)
Do you like series that have a plot twist ? You definitely don’t want to miss this one British miniseries. Behind Her Eyes is adapted from the novel of the same name by Sarah Pinborough. Reportedly, the novel itself received praise from many literary critics, you know. No wonder Behind Her Eyes became one of the most watched series by viewers last year.
Behind Her Eyes tells the story of an affair between Louise (Simona Brown) and her boss, David (Tom Bateman). The situation gets worse when David’s wife, Adele (Eve Hewson) forms a friendship with Louise. Behind this, it turns out that there is a dark secret that is kept by Adele. This secret not only made Louise regret everything, but also managed to make the audience gape in shock!
Midnight Mass (2021)
After terrorizing the audience through The Haunting of Hill House (2018) and The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020), Mike Flanagan is back with his ‘new toy’ entitled Midnight Mass . This time, there are no pale-faced ghosts that make viewers have nightmares. Instead, Mike Flanagan cast Hamish Linklater as the charismatic, but secretive Father Paul Hill.
Besides Hamish Linklater, this series is also getting more interesting with the presence of Samantha Sloyan as the super annoying Bev Keane. His character succeeded in making the audience nervous. Besides Hamish and Samantha, this series is also enlivened by a number of talented actors such as Kate Siegel, Zach Gilford, to Rahul Kohli. The five of them succeeded in turning Midnight Mass into a powerful emotional roller coaster !
Archive 81 (2022)
Archive 81 is a collaboration between Sonnenshine Productions and Atomic Monster Productions. For fans of horror films, of course, no stranger to the name of the film company mentioned last. Yes, Atomic Monster Productions has spawned great horror films such as The Conjuring 2 (2016) and Annabelle: Creation (2017). In addition, of course, who stole the attention is the figure of the owner. Who else but James Wan?
With the inclusion of James Wan’s name in the executive producer line, of course, Archive 81 cannot be underestimated. The mystery in this series is interesting to observe. The story is not boring because it is divided into two different timelines . On the one hand, the audience is invited to follow the efforts of Daniel’s character (Mamoudou Athie) in uncovering the secret behind a cassette tape. Meanwhile, on the other hand, the investigation carried out by the character Melody (Dina Shihabi) also made the audience anxious. How are you interested in watching it?
The series of Netflix series above are guaranteed not to bore you because the stories are anti-mainstream. Comment below, yes.