HBO’s The White Lotus is downright one of the best shows that I have watched this year. The show just finished today and I am downright in awe of it. What shows have you watched so far this year that have had you in awe? Not many, I am assuming? But I can assure you that if not awe, HBO’s The White Lotus is going to move something inside you. And you would not even see it coming. And which is why I’m going to talk all about it today.
Are you interested in dramas? Or mysteries? Or even comedies for that matter like Sherlock? If you are, which most likely is the case, then White Lotus is going to be right up your alley. Because this mysterious dramedy has all those elements. Suspense, thrill, and mystery are just a few of the ingredients that go into making this cocktail.
The series started off on a very strong note too. And it maintained all that momentum throughout its run. And perhaps that is what made it so good. There was never a moment that I felt bored with the show, and it was a constant rollercoaster of emotions that I thoroughly enjoyed.
And now, the show has finally come to an end. And the end is not without its twists. In fact, the end might just surprise you because of what it has in store for everyone. The show managed to retain its mystery over the 6 episodes that it had originally planned for the series and executed everything perfectly. And I really loved that the show held me till the final scene to watch what finally happens in the story.
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The White Lotus: About the Show
White Lotus is a dramedy and mysterious show about rich people. That’s right. It is a show about rich people who are staying at a resort that somehow manages to become the place where murder is going to take place. Sounds fun, doesn’t it? Mysterious too! And I really liked the way the creators used the plot in this manner, to convey mystery through gentle and tasteful comedy.
The synopsis for the show states, “sharp social satire following the exploits of various employees and guests at an exclusive Hawaiian resort over the span of one highly transformative week.”
“As darker dynamics emerge with each passing day, this biting six-episode series gradually reveals the complex truths of the seemingly picture-perfect travelers, cheerful hotel employees, and idyllic locale itself. Creating a palpable sense of dread is the fact, revealed in the series’ opening scene, that someone at the resort will wind up dead by the week’s end.”
If that isn’t enough to chill your spine, then I don’t know what is. But I would say that I was pretty excited when the show came out and felt that it really did justice to the genre. The portrayal of personalities here is impeccable and one that I really appreciated.
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The White Lotus: Is There Going To Be A Season 2?
Everyone was already very excited for The White Lotus, and there was a lot of talk about whether there is going to be a season 2. But since the show is a limited series, the hopes of that happening were actually pretty bleak and everyone, including me, had pretty much accepted that a season 2 of the show was not going to happen.
However, HBO surprised and shocked us again. Just a few days ago, HBO confirmed that The White Lotus would in fact be returning for a second season soon. That is music to my ears and I was ecstatically happy to hear this. I just couldn’t contain my happiness after hearing this news. Because I really loved the show myself.
Added to this is the fact that the first season of the show ended on a very open note. And there was something which I’m not going to reveal that was a clear indication of a season 2. So season 2 does have its questions to answer, and I’m looking forward to it.
Although, there is also this thing that it has been confirmed that the White Lotus 2 is not going to be at the same location. Rather, the location is going to be changed from Hawaii and is likely going to be another White Lotus franchise somewhere else. That is pretty exciting, and it is going to be interesting to see what the creators have in store for us all.
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The White Lotus: Where To Watch
You probably stumbled upon this article looking for ways to watch the White Lotus. And you don’t have to worry, because we have your back. The White Lotus is available on HBO’s platform online. So you can stream it there if you feel like it. This is for US subscribers.
Alternatively, if you’re from India, you may watch the show on Disney+ Hotstar. You are going to need a Premium subscription to watch the show.
Coming to ratings and reviews, The White Lotus currently holds a rating of 7.6 out of 10 on IMDb, based on a lot of user reviews. This is a very decent rating for the platform. IMDb is our preferred platform for all movies and TV shows.
You may watch the trailer for the White Lotus below:
So, what do you think about HBO’s groundbreaking show? Have you watched it yet? If so, what did you think of the finale? And what about the twist at the end? Let us know in the comments down below.
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