Today might not end well for most people, how about you call it in with these Netflix blockbusters?

Ramaphosa on Monday 14th December announced the lockdown restriction/curfew that will see mos23:00t pubs and places of fun shut down at exactly 23:00. Knowing our fellow defiant South Africans, most of them will try to bend the rules and we have a feeling it will end in cells. To avoid such, we have compiled a list of all the new Netflix Blockbusters yo might be interested in watching in case you decide to spend this one indoors.

Yesterday, 15 December 2020 –  saw a large number of new releases on Netflix which we’ll take you through below. In total, 7 new titles came to Netflix including two big movies, licensed reality series, a new kids series, and a docu-series looking into your favorite music.

Now let’s take a look at the best new movies and TV series added to Netflix:

The Professor and the Madman (2019)

Genre: Biography, Drama
Director: Farhad Safinia
Cast: Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Eddie Marsan, Natalie Dormer
Runtime: 124 min

Mel Gibson headlined this movie that saw a theatrical release last year but didn’t get a huge amount of love at the box office. Now, it’s on Netflix in the United States.

Here’s what you can expect: “While working on the first Oxford English Dictionary, a scholar receives thousands of entries from a doctor with a lengthy vocabulary and dark secrets.”


The Grizzlies (2018)

Genre: Biography, Drama
Director: Miranda de Pencier
Cast: Jack Anawak, Fred Bailey, Seth Burke, Mary Buscemi
Writer: Moira Walley-Beckett, Graham Yost
Runtime: 102 min

The second movie added to Netflix today is a sports drama about a group of students living in a remote Artic town who learn and bond when playing lacrosse.

A strong set of reviews gave this movie an 83% rating on RottenTomatoes.

Multiple ViacomCBS Reality Series

Today, a bunch of licensed series came to Netflix each with 2 seasons apiece. Most of which are from ViacomCBS and its subsidiary channels such as MTV and VH1.

The additions include:

  • Teen Mom 2 – Following the highs and lows of parenting when you’re a teen
  • Black Ink Crew New York – Harlem tattoo shop reality series
  • The Challenge – Contestants compete in races and elimination challenges.

Full List of New Releases on Netflix for December 15th/16th, 2020

2 New Movies Added Today

  • The Grizzlies (2018)
  • The Professor and the Madman (2019)

5 New TV Series Added Today

  • Black Ink Crew New York (2 Seasons)
  • Pup Academy (Season 2)
  • Song Exploder (Volume 2) Netflix Original
  • Teen Mom 2 (2 Seasons)
  • The Challenge (2 Seasons)

Top 10 TV Series & Movies on Netflix for December 15th/16th, 2020

A California Christmas which debuted on Netflix yesterday has shot straight up to the top of the movie list from yesterday while the TV series list looks almost identical to yesterday.

#MoviesTV Series
1A California ChristmasManhunt: Deadly Games
2AvaBig Mouth
3The PromVirgin River
4How the Grinch Stole ChristmasCocomelon
5Triple 9The Queen’s Gambit
6The Christmas Chronicles: Part TwoSelena: The Series
7PeppermintTiny Pretty Things
8The Christmas ChroniclesThe Crown
9Little NickyThe Office
10MaraudersGrizzy & the Lemmings

We hope to you on the good side of Bheki Cele’s books ths festive, ENJOY!


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