A limited series or mini-series as it is better known as, is the perfect hybrid of a 2 hr movie and a much longer TV show. With a limited number of episodes, the series is able to fully develop complex characters and their relationship to each other, establishes the climax and drives it to its logical conclusion. Here’s a list of 5 Mini-series you can binge-watch in just under a day, streaming on Disney+ Hotstar Premium
Escape at Dannemora
Based on the 2015 Clinton Correctional Facility escape, the show chronicles the story of a federal prison employee who becomes romantically involved with two inmates and helps them escape. Directed by Ben Stiller, the series stars Benicio del Toro, Patricia Arquette and Paul Dano and has received numerous awards
I Know This Much Is True
Based on the bestselling novel by Wally Lamb, written and directed by Derek Cianfrance, and starring Mark Ruffalo, this limited series follows Dominick Birdsey as he struggles to care for his twin brother, Thomas, while discovering the truth about his own family history.
This multi awar winning show is based on Gillian Flynn’s novel of the same name, this series tells the story of reporter Camille Preaker, who returns to her hometown to cover the murder of two preteens following a stay in a psychiatric hospital. The series stars Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson.
Little Fires Everywhere
Based on Celeste Ng’s 2017 bestseller, Little Fires Everywhere follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere is a must-watch this summer
Starring Cate Blanchett, Mrs. America tells the story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and the unexpected backlash that forever shifted the political landscape
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5 of the most memorable Mark Ruffalo portrayals
One of the precious gems that Hollywood has given us is Mark Ruffalo. As he embarks on a dual-role in his latest series I Know This Much Is True, that is currently streaming on Disney+ Hotstar Premium, here’s looking at some of his best work
I Know This Much Is True (2020)
Based on the bestselling novel by Wally Lamb, written and directed by Derek Cianfrance, and starring Mark Ruffalo, this limited series follows Dominick Birdsey as he struggles to care for his twin brother, Thomas, while discovering the truth about his own family history. Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar Premium
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
The Invincible Hulk is one of the keys to the Avengers series in this film. He is seen as more than just a monster, fans get to see the side of Hulk that is not frequently shown, his intelligent side. Assisting Tony Stark in building the intelligence system named Ultron, Bruce Banner, played by our favorite Ruffalo, shows his true mettle as one of the world’s mightiest superheroes. Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar Premium
The Normal Heart (2014)
Mark addresses an age-old crisis in New York and plays a gay advocate of HIV in his role as an activist and a writer. The drama tells the story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a city and nation in denial. His versatility as an actor is sure to move you to tears at the end of this one. Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar Premium
A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter, new to Manhattan, turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents.
In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.
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