December is definitely a month where cosying up to your favourite TV show or movie is pretty much a prerequisite. As usual, Netflix can provide in this hour of need and have a whole load of great content arriving to the streaming service for the festive season.
TV highlights include a 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' one-off Christmas episode called 'Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale', while there's also a new panel show from Jimmy Carr called 'The Fix' and a highly addictive looking true crime documentary called 'The Innocent Man'.
Movie highlights include 'The Christmas Chronicles' with Kurt Russell, 'Mowgli : Legend of the Jungle', 'ROMA' directed and written by Oscar winner Alfonso Cuarón, 'Bird Box' with Sandra Bullock and 'Dumplin'’ with Jennifer Aniston.
Take a look at some of the best on offer below:
The Christmas Chronicles (22/11/2018)
We're not sure we ever quite envisioned a world where Kurt Russell would play Santa Claus, but here we all are.
The veteran actor takes on the role in this festive flick which hails from producer Chris Columbus ('Home Alone', 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone', 'Mrs Doubtfire') and director Clay Kaytis ('The Angry Birds Movie). It tells the story of sister and brother, Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis), whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.
Nailed It! Holiday! (7/12/2018)
It's the "Nailed It!" holiday special you've been waiting for, with missing ingredients, impossible asks and desserts that look delightfully sad.
Forthright Texas teen Willowdean Dickson enters a local beauty pageant to honour her beloved late aunt and to spite her ex-beauty queen mom (Jennifer Aniston). Read our review here.
Mowgli - Legend of the Jungle (7/12/2018)
Acclaimed actor and director Andy Serkis reinvents Rudyard Kipling’s beloved masterpiece, in which a boy who would become a legend, wants nothing more than to find a home. Torn between two worlds, that of the jungle and that of humankind, Mowgli must navigate the inherent dangers in each on a journey to discover who he really is. Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Freida Pinto, Matthew Rhys and Naomie Harris lead an all-star cast along with newcomer Rohan Chand ("Mowgli").
Read our review here.
ReMastered: Who Killed Jam Master Jay? (7/12/2018)
As a groundbreaking '80s rap act, Run-D.M.C. brought hip-hop to the mainstream but the murder of the group's DJ, Jam Master Jay, remains a mystery.
This film from Oscar winner Alfonso Cuarón chronicles a tumultuous year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s.
The Fix (12/14/2018)
Comedians Jimmy Carr, D.L. Hughley and Katherine Ryan tackle the world's woes with help from a rotating crew of funny guests and actual experts.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinters Tale (14/12/2018)
As the winter solstice approaches, Sabrina orchestrates an emotional séance with serious consequences, and Susie's merry plans turn menacing.
The Innocent Man (14/12/2018)
In the 1980s, the small town of Ada, Oklahoma, was the site of two horrific crimes with conclusions that remain controversial to this day.
Fuller House: Season 4 (14/12/2018)
The Tanner-Fuller-Gibblers are back with big laughs. DJ and Steve rekindle their flame while a new member of the family is on the way.
Sunderland Til I Die (14/12/2018)
This docuseries follows English soccer club Sunderland through the 2017-18 season as they try to bounce back after relegation from the Premier League.
Springsteen on Broadway (16/12/2018)
In this acclaimed show based on his best-selling autobiography, Bruce Springsteen performs acoustic versions of his music and shares personal stories.
Ellen DeGeneres: Relatable (18/12/2018)
Everyone’s favorite Ellen won’t be using her daytime voice in this one. 'Relatable', Ellen DeGeneres’ first stand-up special in 15 years, streams December 18, only on Netflix.
A perfumer with a superhuman sense of smell begins killing female students at a boarding school to distill their essence and create the perfect scent.
Bird Box (21/12/2018)
Five years after a wave of mass suicides decimates the population, a woman and her two children embark on a desperate, dangerous quest for sanctuary.
Obsessed with an aspiring writer, a brilliant bookstore manager begins quietly and strategically removing all obstacles that keep her from him.