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Stay Home and Start A Movie Marathon

Although Georgia’s stay-at-home order is to end pretty soon (on April 30), it is still not safe for anyone to go out. Sure, some businesses are reopening under Governor Brian Kemp’s brilliant recommendation, and you are dying to resume your fun activities. However, staying home and following the guidelines of public health officials, who actually know the dangers of the virus, is the smartest decision right now. The COVID-19 pandemic has not yet finished its wreaking havoc since we have not yet experienced the second wave. There is still a lot of damage awaiting us.

And no, President Trump is not a health expert; his advice suggesting that an “injection inside” of the human body with a disinfectant such as bleach or isopropyl alcohol could help fight the virus is laughable. Though the president said he was being sarcastic, some people might take him seriously. So, please, don’t try it. Just stay home, wash your hands regularly, and take your vitamins. 

In the meantime, I have an idea! A great way to make the time go quicker is to start a movie marathon. So, here is a list of film series that you should definitely check out. There is something for everyone. Enjoy!

Sci-fi/Dystopia

Hunger Games: (2012, four movies)

Divergent trilogy: (2014, three movies)

Maze Runner trilogy: (2014, three movies)

Star Wars: (1977, 11 movies) Star Wars is a classic. The timeline might be tricky at first, but after quick research, it will be easy to determine where to start. 

Action

Mission Impossible: (1996, six movies) 

Ocean’s: (2001, three movies and a spin-off)

Jurassic Park: (1993, five movies and one more on the way) 

Superheroes

X-men: (2000, 12 movies)

Avengers: (2011, six movies) To better understand the plot, watch the individual films for Hulk, Iron Man, Thor, Guardians of the Galaxy, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Ant-Man, Doctor Strange, and Spider-Man. 

Romance/Erotica

Fifty Shades: (2015, three movies)

Horror/Thriller

Scream: (1996, four movies) 

Resident Evil: (2002, six movies)

Saw: (2004, eight movies and one more to come)

Halloween: (1978, 12 movies, and one more to come) 

Wrong Turn: (2003, six movies and one more to come)

Annabelle: (2014, three movies) To understand the timeline, consider watching The Conjuring film series as well because they are linked. 

Fantasy

Twilight Saga: (2008, five movies)  

Underworld: (2003, five movies) 

Narnia: (2005, three movies)

Harry Potter: (2001, nine movies) It is a classic as well.  

Family 

Toy story: (1995, four movies)

Photo Credits: Alma Beauvais

Alma Beauvais is The WOLF's News Director and current junior of Mass Communications at the University of West Georgia.

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