There’s nothing quite awesome like family movie nights as we try to enjoy the most we can in our households during this pandemic era. Family movies deserve the best TV in order to have the best cinema experience at home.
Over the past 5 years, TV and movie production companies have been gearing towards creating 4K enhanced content. This includes most of the titles on Netflix are 4K friendly. With so many TVs to consider for such a gig, there are factors to consider when bringing the perfect cinema experience to your living room, from purchasing the right television to room lighting and even the position of your screen and sound system.
“LG has continued to lead the way in delivering streaming services access and performance on the 4K NanoCell TVs ,including Netflix at the viewers convenience and entertainment.” said Maureen Kemunto, Assistant Marketing and Corporate Communications Manager at LG East Africa.
The below guide highlights what to watch on LG’s NanoCell TV – which includes Ultra HD content, 4 times the detail of HD:
- A Quiet Place
This second directorial output by John Kransinski, The Office alum, is a horror masterpiece perfect for a movie night. As the tagline for the movie goes If they hear you they hunt you goes, the plot focusses on family struggling to survive and raise their children in a post-apocalyptic world inhabited by blind extraterrestrial creatures with an acute sense of hearing. In other words, the cast spends much of the time not talking allowing you to focus on the visuals. This title debuts on Netflix on May 25th.
- Angry Birds 2
The second outing of the mobile video game Angry Birds based movie franchise was set to overcome the mixed reviews from the first film. It however received a 73% Rotten Tomatoes score, with many critics considered it an improvement over its predecessor. This sequel is perfect for the family with its debut coming on 31 May.
- The Hollow
This Canadian series is the perfect animated Sci-Fi and adventure title with the most ambitious plot yet. With the already two seasons out, the second dropped this May, blends adventure gaming and mystery solving. It may bring back the Mystery Inc. and Gravity Falls nostalgic memories.
- Peter Rabbit
This live action movie based on Bellatrix Potter’s well known children book series that brings to life Peter Rabbit, voiced by late night TV host James Corden.
- The Last Kids on Earth
This is a family-animated edition of the Walking Dead, about kids trying to survive an apocalypse. The show focuses more on adventure and less on the gore as expected in a post-apocalyptic series. The second season dropped in April, so there is plenty to catch up on.
- Locke and Key
This is another supernatural, horror flick available on Netflix very suitable for family viewing during this long holiday. The comic book based show follows a family that moves back to their dead father’s ancestral home called Keyhouse. The children soon discover a number of mysterious keys throughout the house that can be used to unlock various doors in magical ways. However, they become aware of a demonic entity that is also searching for the keys for its own malevolent purposes.