Why We’re Watching HBO’s Big Little Lies
HBO’s hit television show “Big Little Lies” has been catching a ton of attention, and for good reason. The show hasn’t even finished its second season and viewers are absolutely hooked.
The series focuses on the lavish community of Monterey, California as the town grapples with both a murder and a mystery. If you’re not convinced, read the following reasons below on why “Big Little Lies” needs to be up next on your “To-Watch” list.
The Star-Studded Cast.
There’s no shortage of legendary actors and actresses in the “Big Little Lies” cast. The Monterey Five is portrayed by acting heavyweights Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, and Zoe Kravitz. Actors Adam Scott, Alexander Skarsgard, James Tupper, and Jeffrey Nordling star as women’s romantic partners.
The Queen of Acting herself, Meryl Streep, joined the show in its second season, bringing even more star power to the cast. It’s no surprise the show received 16 Emmy award nominations and took home 8!
The To-Die for Location.
The shots in the show will have you wanting to pack up your bags and move to California. The show frequently features the beautiful beaches, mountains, and forests surrounding the city of Monterey. If the location itself wasn’t enough, the homes of each of the families will have you green with envy. Several of the characters live in gorgeous beach front properties that look like they’re straight off the cover of a magazine. Watch the show and get a little extra inspiration for your Pinterest page.
Important Social Commentary.
One of the show’s biggest strengths is its ability to comment on relevant social issues in a powerful way. The show handles issues ranging from domestic violence to sexual assault, all in a way that gives a voice to those affected by these struggles. The show’s writers were able to capture the nuances and complexities of these issues in a way that is both gripping and relatable.
You’ll want to binge.
The show gives hints about the murder throughout the first season, leaving you to wonder what exactly happened to the town of Monterey. You’ll be so intrigued that you’ll watch the entire first season in one sitting, No episode is like the last, and you’ll want to keep watching to see what happens next. “Big Little Lies” is a perfect choice for your next rainy day in!
Each and every episode of the series is jam packed with amazing song selections that compliment every scene. The show features songs by Leon Bridges, Agnes Obel, and Fleetwood Mac, among other legendary artists. As you binge watch the series from start to finish, you’ll find yourself constantly updating your Spotify library.
Convinced? “Big Little Lies” season one is completely available to stream on HBO, while episodes from season two have been released every Sunday at 9 PM since June 9, 2019. Tune in and join the countless other fans who are addicted to the show and its drama.