5 new additions to Netflix that are worth spending your weekend watching
Staying in tonight?
The weather this weekend is grim enough, which - combined with the whole lead-up to Christmas (and the festive parties) - is the perfect reason to curl up with a good movie.
Or even catch up with our favourite TV shows, maybe?
Thankfully, Netflix have saved the best for the last part month of the year - and are providing plenty of good options to binge-watch over the coming weeks.
Merry Happy Whatever
New 8 part comedy series about a strong-willed dad who navigates the stress of the holiday season when his daughter brings her new musician boyfriend home for a 10 day Christmas trip. Starring Dennis Quaid.
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Popular New York radio DJ Rush Williams (Romany Malco) has been spoiling his four children since they lost their mom. Unfortunately, the kids share their pricey Christmas lists right when he loses his job. To keep Rush on the air, his producer Roxy Richardson (Sonequa Martin-Green) and his Aunt Jo (Darlene Love) plan to help him buy another station — if the Williams family can downsize fast and embrace a simpler life. In this heart-warming film, a loving father reconnects with his children and opens his heart to love when they all learn that true joy comes from not what you have but who you have around you.
Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci star in Martin Scorsese’s THE IRISHMAN, an epic saga of organized crime in post-war America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran, a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century. Spanning decades, the film chronicles one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history, the disappearance of legendary union boss Jimmy Hoffa, and offers a monumental journey through the hidden corridors of organized crime: its inner workings, rivalries and connections to mainstream politics
I Lost My Body
In a Parisian laboratory, a severed hand escapes its unhappy fate and sets out to reconnect with its body in this Cannes Critics’ Week selection. During a hair-raising escapade across the city, the extremity fends off pigeons and rats alike to reunite with pizza boy Naoufel. Its memories of Naoufel and his love for librarian Gabrielle may provide answers about what caused the hand's separation, and a poetic backdrop for a possible reunion between the three. Based on the novel "Happy Hand" by Academy Award nominee Guillaume Laurant (Amelie).