What’s on Netflix Singapore this December
Highlights include Boss Baby: Christmas Bonus and Glass Onion: A Knives out Mystery.
The festive season is finally here and Netflix has released a range of films and musicals for both the old and the young.
Here are five shows that you can enjoy with loved ones (or by yourself) in the month of December.
1. I Believe in Santa
If you love watching feel-good Christmas films, then you will enjoy I Believe in Santa.
This holiday romance film is centred around falling in love and taking a leap of faith when Tom (John Ducey) becomes horrified to learn he’s obsessed with Lisa (Christina Moore)’s least favourite holiday – Christmas.
I Believe in Santa is available on Netflix from Dec 14.
2. The Polar Express
Children land themselves in a mysterious journey of self-discovery when they board the Polar Express train that is headed towards the North Pole.
A crowd-favourite that is based on the children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg, the film follows a magical train ride on Christmas Eve and discovers the enchanting wonders of friendship and the holiday spirit.
The Polar Express arrives on Netflix on Dec 12.
3. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
A mystery film written and directed by Rian Johnson, this movie revolves around tech billionaire Miles Bron who invites his friends for a getaway on his private Greek island only for someone to turn up dead.
Glass Onion is a follow-up of Rian Johnson’s Knives Out as detective Benoit Blanc travels to Greece to peel back the layers of a mystery that involves a new cast of colourful suspects.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery will be available from Dec 23.
4. The Boss Baby: Christmas Bonus
Determined to get his baby brother to usher in the holiday spirits, Boss Baby’s doting brother takes him to a mall to meet Santa, only for things to turn awry when he accidentally gets swapped with one of Santa’s elves.
The movie revolves around Boss Baby’s magical journey to the North Pole and how Santa tells him to “learn a thing or two about the Christmas spirit” when he immediately wants out.
The movie is available from Dec 6.
5. White Noise
White Noise dramatises a contemporary American family’s attempts to deal with the mundane conflicts of everyday life while grappling with the universal mysteries of love, death, and the possibility of happiness in an uncertain world.
Starring Adam Driver, the film is an adaptation of Don DeLillo’s novel White Noise where a couple must face their fear of death when an “airborne toxic event” from a chemical spill creates potentially lethal clouds.
White Noise will premiere on Dec 30.