‘Tis the season of Pumpkin Spice Lattes and cozy blankets! What better way to spend your time than watching a series, movie, or documentary related to esoteric forces?
Magic, life after death, zodiac signs—our editorial team has curated a seasonal selection for you!
You said magic?
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (TV series)
If you enjoyed Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, you’ll love this series delving into the origins of Sabrina Spellman, a young witch torn between the mortal world and the realm of witchcraft. She must battle dark forces while navigating the challenges of growing up in a world she struggles to comprehend. Across its four seasons, the show takes us on a journey through its enchanting blend of fantasy and horror, set against sumptuous, gothic, and mystical landscapes.
The Witcher (TV series)
Adapted from a book series and a video game, The Witcher follows the journey of Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter. Along the way, he encounters Yennefer of Vengerberg, a sorceress, and Ciri, a young girl with extremely powerful abilities. With beautiful settings, top-notch production, and pervasive humor, the creators skillfully play with timelines, keeping us delightfully disoriented.
Shadow and Bone (TV series)
The Grisha, powerful magicians, along with an orphan named Alina, have the duty to protect the Kingdom of Ravka from an evil fog. But one day, Alina’s best friend faces death: how can she navigate this dangerous world without anyone to rely on? Beyond a fabulously perilous universe, meet anti-heroes who stand out from typical series characters. Kaz, Inej, Jesper, and Nina, we love you.
For a glimpse into the afterlife
The Good Place (TV series)
After being hit and killed by a semi-trailer, Eleanor wakes up in what seems to be the afterlife. When Michael, the Architect of the place, informs her she’s in the Good Place due to her good deeds, she realizes there’s been a mistake—she hasn’t led a virtuous life at all! This hilarious series prompts us to question the afterlife and the impact of our actions.
Life After Death with Tyler Henry (reality series)
This time, we’re talking reality, not fiction. Tyler Henry is a medium with the ability to communicate with the deceased. In this intimate reality series, he gains insights and comfort from the afterlife while exploring his own family’s past.
Surviving Death (documentary series)
What happens after death? This documentary series delves into testimonials and studies on near-death experiences, reincarnation, and paranormal phenomena. A special mention to the episodes on near-death experiences (NDE) and reincarnations of young children recalling past lives. Enlightening without seeking to convince.
Meditation as a healing tool
Eat, Pray, Love (film)
After her divorce, Liz Gilbert takes a sabbatical year, aiming to change her life, traveling around the world. She rediscovers the joy of eating in Italy, learns the power of prayer in India, and finds inner peace and love in Bali. This deep and vibrant film, based on real life events, is a tribute to spirituality and asks: what is your purpose in life?
Headspace Guide to Meditation (documentary series)
If you want to explore meditation, this documentary series is for you! Headspace takes a friendly and animated look at the benefits of meditation, offering guided exercises and techniques to get started quickly.
Getting into the spooky season
Haunted (reality series)
Through chilling reenactments, ordinary people share stories that horrify them. From the first episode, the producers set the tone: after moving into a new apartment with his parents, a young boy is haunted by the vision of a woman hanging in his closet.
I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (film)
Lily is a nurse assigned to care for an author in a strange, secluded house. Soon, she begins to hear noises and witness increasingly strange phenomena. The stifling atmosphere of this isolated house in Massachusetts is palpable. Besides its horror, this film offers a philosophical-metaphysical view of life after a violent death and the wandering of a troubled soul.
Stranger Things (TV series)
In Hawkins, Indiana, 1983, young Will Byers disappears. His friends embark on a search and uncover unexplained phenomena. In their quest for answers, they encounter a mysterious runaway girl. If you love the 1980s, mysteries and monsters, you’re in for a treat!
The editorial team’s crush
An Astrological Guide for Broken Hearts (series)
Working as an assistant for a television network, Alice is desperately single. But one day, she meets Tio and, more importantly, astrology: what if a simple zodiac sign stands between her and the love of her life? She decides to meet a man of each sign until she finds the right one. But by chasing after love, is she missing out on the real deal? A romantic comedy, as we love them.