Whether you’re staying at home or going on a long trip, you’ll need a movie or show to binge on this long weekend. But we’re not giving you solely scary ones to stress you out. We’ve compiled a list of psychological flicks and documentaries that’ll make you think and even learn something new―just to recharge your vacation brain when you get back to work on Wednesday.
This Oscar-nominated film starring Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis showed the dark side of the ballet world. If you haven’t seen it, better prepare yourself for disturbing scenes and pay attention to the mysteries surrounding the film’s protagonists.
You might be thinking that this is a weird recommendation. However, you have to admit that the theories on this show is fascinating and will make you wonder if such beings does exist. Just don’t get too into it and start questioning everyone around you right after.
No, this isn’t the fairytale that you know and love. Sleeping Beauty tells of sex workers in a high-end brothel who are put to sleep so men can fondle them while they’re unconscious. It’s disturbing in a sense that, if given the power, any man is capable of such things once women are rendered powerless.
The Twilight Zone
Nothing says mind-boggling than with episodes of The Twilight Zone. This classic series has been remade several times as movies and more modern TV shows, so you know the impact of this cult classic. It also has a mix of both thrilling and, at times, confusing plot lines.
This drama-crime film has a supernatural touch to it as you see the perspective of both the living and the dead. It’s also quite frustrating because the investigation feels like it takes forever, but it’s still a riveting watch.