Ex-US president Obama lists The Queen’s Gambit, Nomadland, Mank among favorite 2020 shows

Enjoyed Netflix’s chess drama The Queen’s Gambit? Then you share similar tastes with former US president Barack Obama.

The 59-year-old unveiled his yearly list of favorite films, TV shows, books and music of 2020, in a series of posts on Twitter.

In films, he highlighted a diverse slate of content, including Beijing-born director Chloe Zhao’s critically acclaimed Nomadland; the Pixar animated film Soul; director David Fincher’s Netflix feature Mank; and African- American actor Chadwick Boseman’s final work, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, also on Netflix.

Obama also included Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution, a documentary which was helmed by Higher Ground Productions – the production house he founded with his wife Michelle.

He also listed series like comedy The Good Place; crime drama Better Call Saul; the docu-series about basketball legend Michael Jordan, The Last Dance; and I May Destroy You, a dramedy which discusses sexual assault.

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