I’ll be home for Christmas (watching Netflix)…

Netflix is the ultimate go-to for a binge-worthy unwind, and we’ve selected some of the best new movies and TV shows for you to check out in December.

Netflix Film

Dead Kids

Release date: Sunday December 1, 2019

The first Filipino Netflix original, Dead Kids, (not very festive, we know!) drops on December 1 and is based on a true events. It is a compelling story about a socially awkward teen who bonds with a group of misfits who plot to take out the school’s arrogant rich kid. That is, until their kidnapping scheme turns deadly.

A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby

Release date: Thursday December 5 2019

It’s Christmastime in Aldovia, and the country is about to receive possibly the ultimate gift – a royal baby. Before Queen Amber and King Richard get ready to take some time off to prepare for their first child’s arrival, they need to host they have to host King Tai and Queen Ming of Penglia to renew a 600-year-old sacred truce. But when the priceless treaty goes missing, peace is jeopardized and an ancient curse looms. Amber will have to figure out who the thief is before the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve, for the safety of her family and the kingdom.

Marriage Story

Release date: Friday December 6, 2019

Starring the incredible Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, Marriage Story is not one to be missed. It follows a married couple, Charlie and Nicole, who have an eight-year-old son, Henry. Unfortunately, the couple are going down two different paths, with little Henry stuck in the middle. While the divorce turns ugly in court, the couple try to remain friendly and appear almost family like, all for the sake of their son.

6 Underground

Release date: Friday December 13, 2019

Certain places look familiar in that trailer? Yep, this Netflix film include spots from Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah. Ryan Reynolds plays the character of ‘One’ in a group of six billionaires who fake their own deaths to form a vigilante squad with the aim of taking down notorious criminals. Expect a lot of action, car races, high tech gadgets and some pretty huge explosives when this Netflix original drops on December 13.

Netflix Original

Home for Christmas

Release date: Thursday December 5, 2019
What’s worse than being alone? Being alone during the festive season where it feels like everyone you know if happy and in love. This is what exactly what Johanne feels. Tired of being questioned over and over again about being single, she makes up a boyfriend to her parents during a family dinner. Big mistake, because now the family want to meet him – and she only has 25 days to find a boyfriend to bring over on Christmas day.

A Family Reunion Christmas

Release date: Monday December 9, 2019

This one’s a funny sitcom the whole family can enjoy together. The McKellan’s face the ghosts of Christmas past in this holiday special about the importance of family, forgiveness, and empathy taught by grandpa.

The Witcher

Release date: Friday December 20, 2019

Still upset over Game of Thrones being over? Well, you might want to consider checking out ‘The Witcher’. Based on the fantasy novel series by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski, The Witcher follows Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter who traverses an unnamed continent cutting down all manner of creatures with his large sword. Created by magic, he too however is deemed a monster by people around him, leaving him struggling to find his place in a world in which people often prove more wicked than beasts.

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