A couple of weeks ago, in the lull between Christmas & New Year we sat on the sofa and binge-watched the new series from Netflix ‘You’. If you haven’t seen it, you need to.
You follows the story of student Guinevere (nicknamed Beck), who meets Joe in the New York bookstore he works in and he becomes obsessed with her. And I mean OBSESSED. Not only does he use social media to find out more about her, he follows her home – where apparently she can’t afford curtains, so he sees EVERYTHING! Oh and then he breaks in to her apartment and steals stuff, he follows her when she meets her friends and
There are more than enough twists and turns in the series to keep you hooked for the duration of the ten episodes. And it’s main stars Penn Badgley (formerly Dan in Gossip Girl) as Joe and newcomer to me Elizabeth Lail as Beck are also both superb throughout the show.
Is it creepy? Yes. Is it wrong that you sometimes feel sorry for the person who is so obviously very disturbed? Yes. Is it a great series to watch in one sitting? Hell Yes.
Bring on series 2!