New This Week on Netflix: December 15th, 2017

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Take a break from wrapping presents and curl up with a movie on Netflix.

New week, new titles! It has been a quiet week on the Netflix front, but there are still some great titles to settle in with this weekend. Put the holiday frenzy out of your mind and put your feet up with one of these titles.

The Santa Clause

This holiday classic starring Tim Allen is the story of divorced dad Scott Calvin. He has good intentions but isn’t exactly father of the year. One night after Santa slips off of his roof, he puts on the outfit to please his son Charlie. Scott doesn’t know it yet, but his life is about to change in a big way. The sequels are also streaming giving you lots of Santa to binge!

Judd Apatow: The Return Netflix Original

Judd Apatow is the creator of so many great things. Freaks and Geeks, Knocked Up, Undeclared, Netflix Original Love, and The 40-Year-Old Virgin just to name a few. A man of many talents, he’s a producer, writer, director, and actor. Now he wants to add standup comedian to that list. He started out in standup as a young guy setting out in Hollywood. Now he’s back. With stories about his family and his life, it’s a great watch.

Wormwood Netflix Original

This true crime mini-series is a blend of interviews and reenacted scenes brought to you in a way you’ve never seen before. From the award-winning documentary filmmaker Errol Morris, it follows a man’s 60-year investigation into the death of his father. Starring Peter Sarsgaard, it’s full of twist and turns. Put this one at the top of your weekend queue.

What are you watching this weekend? Let us know in the comments!

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Cheryl has written for What’s on Netflix for over three years. She’s a confessed streaming addict and also runs a Netflix based community on Facebook with over 10,000 users. Cheryl specializes in documentaries and covers weekly additions for the US in addition to breaking news stories. She is the Weekend Editor for What’s On Netflix. Cheryl resides in Virginia, USA.