Bored At Home 4 Great Movies From 2019 To Watch Online During Quarantine

Bored At Home: 4 Great Movies From 2019 To Watch Online During Quarantine

Who else is bored at home?

Actually, maybe the better question at this point is who isn’t bored at home. With most world populations in lockdown since last March (and now it’s already January 2021 – pretty unreal, huh?), it tends to feel like we’re just repeating most motions on a day-to-day basis. Wake-up, work from home, eat lunch, goof around doing god knows what, deal with the black void of debilitating existentialism when you realize you might get cooped up at home for the following years to come, staring dully at the walls that confine you, wondering when you’ll be able to see your friends or family or ever go to something as innocuous as the movies again and suddenly your home feels so suffocating but you can’t escape it and wow this lockdown is getting pretty boring huh.

And then sleep.

Thankfully, we live in a world where the Internet is readily available for all of us to use. Fast Internet services like Time Internet have been our saving grace during these dull months of quarantine; offering us a portal, a lingering connection, to the otherwise inaccessible outside world.

So if you’re horribly bored at home and are desperate for some kind of movie suggestion to wile away the hours, here are 4 great movies from 2019 that you can watch online right now!

1. Time fibre : Endgame

The final installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic Phase 1 (a.k.a. ‘The Infinity Saga), Avengers: Endgame was a movie that had been hyped for literal years before it’s release. And unlike some hyped movies that failed to live up to audience expectations, this movie largely killed it in the box office – and blew everyone away with the drama, action-packed stakes, breathtaking visuals, and typical MCU-esque humor that would make anyone chuckle.

Set 5 years after the events of Infinity War (2018), Endgame follows the heroes that survived the ‘snap’ as they desperately try to reverse the effects of Thanos’ mad scheme. To do so, they utilize one of the most intense powers ever afforded to them by science – time travel. Along the way, they meet friends, family, and loved ones that they once knew and lost, and must grapple with their own emotional histories as they beat back the threat of Thanos.

2. Pokemon Detective Pikachu

Looking for something a bit more lighthearted?

Pokemon Detective Pikachu is the first fully live-action Pokemon movie to have ever been produced. It features an adorable cast of ‘live’ Pokemon all charmingly rendered against their real surroundings – including the cute, fluffy titular Pikachu with it’s adorable smile and even cuter detective’s hat perched between it’s two ears.

Pokemon Detective Pikachu is packed with humor, drama, and action as pokemon battle each other with their powers. Following the perspective of 21-year-old Tim Goodman after learning of his father’s disappearance, we’re taken to the Pokemon-filled city of Rhyme; where he meets the eponymous Pikachu and teams up with him to unravel the mystery of his father’s latest case.

3. Joker

From the light-hearted to the deeply dark, Joker was a movie that had everyone talking back in 2019. The movie is violent, gruesome, and tackles the jarring unraveling of the troubled human psyche – but how else could you depict the backstory of one of the most unsettling superhero villains of all time?

Joker follows wannabe stand-up comedian Arthur Fleck in the crime-ridden streets of Gotham City. Living with his mother while struggling to make a living in the poorest sectors of the city, Fleck finds himself constantly persecuted by the upper-class and even the people around him due to his pathological laughing condition. Eventually, we watch Fleck buckle under the pressure of his day-to-day struggles, and finally dissolve into the madness and violence typically associated with Batman’s Joker.

4. Cats

Cats is hardly one of the best cinematic experiences in the world – but if you’re into bad movies and surrealism, Cats is practically perfect for you.

Based on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famous musical, Cats feels like a bad acid trip from start to finish. We follow Victoria, a young ‘cat’ depicted by a very human actor, with very human features (save the pretty bad CGI cat ears and CGI…everything else), as she finds herself enmeshed in the comings and goings of the ‘Jellicle’ cats. The Jellicle cats all introduce themselves to her via song throughout the duration of the film, and tell her about their ultimate event – the Jellicle Ball, wherein one of them is picked to go to the ‘Heaviside Layer’ and given a new life.

So basically, they compete to see who gets to die. (Yes, I’m not joking.)

(Happy watching!)