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3 X JANUARY MUST SEES

Belongs binge watching in the list of good intentions at home? MASTERS thinks so. Spend your evenings in front of the TV and lose yourself in an exciting series, intellectual brainteaser or compelling film. Text: Larissa Schaule Jullens
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The Queen's Gambit

Everyone is talking about the enchanting series The Queen's Gambit these days. Actress Anya Taylor plays the role of Elisabeth Harmon, a chess prodigy from the 50s and 60s. Elisabeth, or Beth, loses her mother after a car accident and ends up in an orphanage at the age of seven. She doesn't have a loving time there, but math prodigy Beth soon discovers that she can play chess very well. The orphanage caretaker teaches Beth the tricks of the trade. When Beth is adopted after a few years, she continues her chess career and becomes world famous. Addictions lurk due to unresolved childhood traumas and eventually she loses herself in the world of chess, drink and drugs. The Queen's Gambit is an amazing series that you immediately want binge watching.

Available on: Netflix

Minimalism: A Documentary About The Important Things

Less is more. That's what this documentary by Matt D'Avella is all about. Life is busy, emails are flooding in, your agenda is overcrowded, meetings are happening all the time and everyone wants something from you. There is too little time for self-reflection and too little attention is paid to the question: what am I really doing? In the documentary Minimalism: A Documentary About The Important Things various people are interviewed who have changed their self-evident lives. They choose a less busy life and let go of the busy aspects. Why do they do this? Because this has made them and their companies much stronger.

Can be seen on: Pathe Thuis, Netflix

Abstract: The art of Design

Design has become indispensable for companies. It is invisible and yet everywhere at the same time. In fact, for many companies it is important that the company can be directly linked to the logo. Think of the Apple apple, the Nike sign and the Shell shell. But design goes much deeper than the end result of your company. In the inspiring documentary Abstract: The Art of Design Creative people let their ideas and findings run wild for the viewer. They go further than usual and review. Embrace design and make your company even better.

Available on: Amazon, Netflix