Whether it’s vacation and specials content, foreign movies, animation, animals, and a bit of horror, Netflix Canada tries to make sure you don’t stray too far. from your sofa all weekend.
Along with the new content added earlier in December, here’s what’s happening (literally) this weekend.
Ma Rainey’s black background
Tension mounts when pioneer Mother of the Blues and her band meet in a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson’s play.
Sknow the house
As savage monsters inflict terror and threaten mankind, a troubled teenager with inner demons comes across as his neighbors’ best bet for survival.
How to spoil Christmas: marriage
Prodigal daughter Tumi comes home for the holidays and manages to ruin her sister’s wedding plans. Now she has to work things out before it’s too late.
Investigators and witnesses remember how a modern-day Jack the Ripper terrorized northern England in the late 1970s.
Vir Das: Outside In – The Special Lockdown
The jokes on stage take on a different – deeper – meaning when the comedian presents online shows to viewers around the world from his Mumbai residence.
And in case you missed it, here are a few releases from earlier in December:
A grieving grandfather who struggles to regain his passion for painting after suffering a loss finds inspiration to create again.
Students from across the United States audition for a spot in the August Wilson monologue competition, which ends with a thrilling finale on a Broadway stage.
A group of unlucky Broadway stars shake up life in a small town in Indiana as they rally behind a teenage girl who struggles to get her girlfriend to prom.
Alice in the land of borders
A young man obsessed with video games finds himself in a strange version of Tokyo where he and other visitors must participate in deadly games to survive.
The surgeon’s cut
The surgeon’s cut presents four revolutionary surgeons from around the world, each with a visionary approach to their profession. Viewers will follow as they perform innovative surgeries and procedures, and reveal personal insight into their medical journey, providing a unique window into the world of surgery.
A tormented student uncovers disturbing secrets in her isolated high school as betrayal and a paranormal encounter turns her life upside down.
Big Mouth: Saison 4
On the brink of eighth grade, the friends face the torments of summer camps, shady alter egos, new frontiers of makeup, and tito the anxious mosquito.
A resilient housewife, her husband, and their marriage therapist get stuck in a toxic love triangle and a plot to obtain an ancient manuscript.
1930s Hollywood is reassessed through the eyes of scathing mind and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he runs to finish Citizen Kane.
Amid the hustle and bustle of a magnetic and multi-faceted city, the budding love between two dreamers is tested by duty and religious divisions.
Selena: the series
A coming-of-age story that follows Selena as she pursues her dreams, and the heartbreaking and overwhelming sacrifices she and her family make as they navigate the ups and downs of success, of loss. , love and music.
Bhaag Bonnet Bhaag
Beanie always did as she was asked – until she decided to run away from her very comfortable life and pursue a career in stand-up comedy. As she navigates the demands of everyone, from her worried parents to her proposing boyfriend, it’s Beanie’s journey to carve out the life she wants amid the chaos.
Captain Underpants Mega Blissmas
Christmas gets weird – really weird – after George and Harold go back in time to change some of their beloved holiday traditions.
Applying the laws of life on Earth to the rest of the galaxy, this series mixes scientific reality and fiction to imagine alien life on other planets.
Shawn Mendes: in wonder
During a world tour, this unsupervised documentary follows Shawn Mendes as he makes sense of his fame, relationships and musical future.
Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker
De Shondaland, Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker highlights the career of award-winning artist Debbie Allen and follows her group of young dancers as they prepare for Allen’s annual “Hot Chocolate Nutcracker” production.