With December right around the corner, Netflix Canada is starting to pour on the Christmas content.
From holiday makeovers to aliens, Dolly Parton, cheese rolling, and a short film, Netflix is bringing a wide variety of shows, movies, and docs to soak up this weekend.
Considering the pandemic is already limiting our event-going and gathering, there may be no better time in human history to sit around and watch some ‘flix.
Here’s what’s going on this weekend, literally, along with some content that’s new to the streaming giant from earlier in November.
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It’s the holiday makeover show we need right now! And, as Mr. Christmas says, it’s time to go Christmas balls to the walls. Mr. Christmas is more than just an interior designer… he spreads holiday joy and transforms everyday homes into holiday spectacles.
Explore an array of unique competitions, from the quirky to the bizarre, and meet their passionate communities in this docuseries from executive producer Rainn Wilson.
When a race of kleptomaniac aliens attempts to steal Earth’s gravity in order to more easily take everything on the planet, only the gift-giving spirit of Christmas and a small alien named X can save the world.
In the aftermath of tragedy, two grieving parents journey through an emotional void as they mourn the loss of a child in this beautifully illustrated animated short film.
This docuseries follows Pharrell Williams’ hometown church as it builds the world’s best gospel choir with undiscovered talent in the community.
A rich and nasty woman, Regina Fuller, returns to her small hometown after her father’s death to evict everyone and sell the land to a mall developer – right before Christmas.
And in case you missed it, here are some releases from earlier on in November:
A musical adventure and a visual spectacle for the ages, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is a wholly fresh and spirited family holiday event. Set in the gloriously vibrant town of Cobbleton, the film follows a legendary toymaker whose fanciful inventions burst with whimsy and wonder.
In seaside Italy, a Holocaust survivor with a daycare business, Madame Rosa (Sophia Loren), takes in 12-year-old street kid Momo, the boy who recently robbed her. The two loners become each other’s protectors, anchoring an unconventional family.
A millionaire publisher gets a blackmail note just as a reporter is about to break a story that implicates him. His decision can mean life or death.
Based on “Operation Avalanche” in WWII, this film follows the Allied invasion of Italy and the story of the regiment known as the “Thunderbirds.”
A whirlwind Holiday romance builds as cynical Dash and optimistic Lily trade dares, dreams, and desires in the notebook they pass back and forth at locations all across New York City, finding they have more in common than they would have expected.
While gathering evidence to support closing a tropical US Air Force base, a by-the-book congressional aide warms to its big-hearted captain.
A bright student in Nigeria takes on the academic establishment when she reports a popular professor who tried to rape her. Based on real events.
Skeptical about the supernatural, a hematologist is forced to investigate enigmatic events when a ghost from his past comes back to haunt him.
Convicted of murdering a Boston cop as a teen in 1993, Sean Ellis fights to prove his innocence and pull back the curtain on police corruption.
Country Ever After follows country singer Coffey Anderson and his hip-hop dancer wife, Criscilla, as they raise their children and navigate their opposite country vs. city perspectives of life and parenting.
A married consultant and a young IT tech kick off a flirty game that challenges societal norms — and leads them to re-evaluate their entire lives.
After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the surface.
Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb
A team of local archaeologists excavate never before explored passageways, shafts and tombs, piecing together the secrets of Egypt’s most significant find in almost 50 years.
Sloane and Jackson hate the holidays. They constantly find themselves single, sitting at the kid’s table, or stuck with awkward dates. But when these two strangers meet one particularly bad Christmas, they make a pact to be each other’s “holidate” for every festive occasion throughout the next year.
Sarah Cooper: Everything’s Fine
An hour of funny single-camera vignettes dealing with issues of politics, race, gender, class, and other light subjects.
Based on the novel by Walter Tevis, the Netflix limited series drama The Queen’s Gambit is a coming-of-age story that explores the true cost of genius.
Three people’s fates are interwoven in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 AD, during which Germanic warriors halt the spread of the Roman Empire.
Discover the brilliant dancers and choreographers who are shaping the art of movement around the world in this documentary series.
Cadaver is a Norwegian psychological horror film that takes us on a journey where humanity is being put to the test staring Gitte Witt, Thorbjørn Harr, Thomas Gullestad) and Kingsford Siayor.
After a whirlwind romance in Monte Carlo with handsome widower Maxim de Winter (Armie Hammer), a newly married young woman (Lily James) arrives at Manderley, her new husband’s imposing family estate on a windswept English coast.
TV legend David Letterman teams up with Dave Chappelle, Robert Downey Jr. and more for another season of in-depth interviews and curiosity-fuelled excursions.
In six new episodes, Unsolved Mysteries profiles more unexplained disappearances, tragic events, and bizarre occurrences.
Shot in isolation, this tragicomic anthology series features both dark and funny takes on how people strive to stay connected while staying apart.
Five students at the largest public high school in Brooklyn take on a chaotic world as they fight to succeed, survive, break free and seize the future.
In a reimagined history of the French Revolution, the guillotine’s future inventor uncovers a disease that drives the aristocracy to murder commoners.