With Halloween approaching and Christmas not too far away Netflix has released news of their holiday schedule for this year. So mark your calendars, because this year theyhave some very special gifts heading your way. Click on the links for the trailers.
- Nov. 1 – “The Claus Family“: Jules Claus doesn’t like Christmas. After his father died last year, he no longer wants anything to do with it. While his mother is working, Jules is spending lots of time in his grandfather’s toy shop. One day he finds a magic snow globe, which takes him to the farthest parts of the world. He discovers something out of the ordinary: His grandfather is the real Santa Claus! The tradition has been in the family for years and years, and now that his father is no longer there, grandfather Claus has taken on this job once again.When grandfather Claus breaks his leg, Jules decides to help him. But before he is able to bring on the Christmas feeling, he has to learn how to love and appreciate the world’s “most wonderful time of the year” again.
- Nov. 5 – “Love Hard“: An LA girl, unlucky in love, falls for an East Coast guy on a dating app and decides to surprise him for the holidays, only to discover that she’s been catfished. This lighthearted romantic comedy chronicles her attempt to reel in love.
- Nov. 7 – “Father Christmas is Back”
- Nov. 17 – “Christmas Flow”
- Nov. 18 – “The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star” : When a priceless relic is stolen, Queen Margaret and Princess Stacy enlist the help of Margaret’s audacious look-alike cousin Fiona who teams with a dashing, mysterious man from her past to retrieve it… rekindling the sparks of a tantalizing Christmas romance and resulting in a very unexpected switch.
- Nov. 19 – “Blown Away: Christmas” : Blown Away is cranking up the heat for a spectacular holiday showdown! ’Tis the season for redemption as five fan favorites return to the hot shop to compete in a series of Christmas-themed challenges in the quest to become The Best in Holiday Blow. In the spirit of giving, the winner will not only receive a $10,000 cash prize, but an additional $10,000 will also be donated to their charity of choice.
- Nov. 23 – “Waffles + Mochi’s Holiday Feast”
- Nov. 24 – “A Boy Called Christmas”: In this origin story of Father Christmas, an ordinary boy (with a loyal pet mouse and a reindeer at his side) sets out on an extraordinary adventure to find his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of Elfhelm.
- Nov. 24 – “Robin Robin”: When her egg fortuitously rolls into a rubbish dump, Robin is raised by a loving family of mice. As she grows up, her differences become more apparent. Robin sets off on the heist to end all heists to prove to her family that she can be a really good mouse – but ends up discovering who she really is.
- Nov. 26 – “A Castle For Christmas”: Famed author, Sophie Brown (Brooke Shields), travels to Scotland hoping to buy a small castle of her own, but the prickly owner, Duke Myles (Cary Elwes), is reluctant to sell to a foreigner. Working to find a compromise, the pair constantly butt heads, but they just may find something more than they were expecting.
- Nov. 26 – “School of Chocolate”
- Nov. 28 – “Elves”: Hoping to reconnect over Christmas, a family of four travels to a remote island in the Danish archipelago, only to find it controlled by members of a strongly religious community living in balance with fierce creatures in the woods revealed to be… elves. Real, monstrous beings that inspired the folklore and myths we all know. When the girl in the family finds and brings home a baby elf, she inadvertently disrupts the balance and throws everyone on the island into a life-or-death battle for faith, family and pure survival.
- Nov. 30 – “Charlie’s Colorforms City: Snowy Stories”
- Dec. 2 – “Single All the Way”: Desperate to avoid his family’s judgment about his perpetual single status, Peter (Michael Urie) convinces his best friend Nick (Philemon Chambers) to join him for the holidays and pretend that they’re now in a relationship. But when Peter’s mother (Kathy Najimy) sets him up on a blind date with her handsome trainer James (Luke Macfarlane)— the plan goes awry.
- Dec. 3 – “The Great British Baking Show: Holidays: Season 4”
- Dec. 3 – “Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas”
- Dec. 6 – “David and the Elves”
- Dec. 14 – “StarBeam: Beaming in the New Year”
- Dec. 16 – “A California Christmas: City Lights”: It’s been a year since Callie and Joseph fell in love, and they’re happier than ever running their dairy farm and winery, until business and family obligations call him back to the city — and threaten to derail their romance.
- Dec. 22 – “Grumpy Christmas”
- Dec. 24 – “1000 Miles from Christmas”: A mil kilómetros de la Navidad is a comedy that tells the story of Raúl (Tamar Novas), a thirty-something who has suffered all the misfortunes of his life during Christmas time. This is the reason why he really hates Christmas Carols, the Three Wise Men and everything that remotely smells of Christmas spirit. Every year he spends Christmas time on a far-away beach… but this year his boss has different plans for him: Raúl must attend a business trip to audit a “turrones de Valverde” factory, the most typical Christmas sweet in a town that lives for and loves Christmas. And if this was not enough for Raúl, he will have to share accommodation with local teacher Paula, whose dream is beating the world record of the largest real live nativity scene ever created. Will this Madrilian Grinch be able to overcome his worst nightmare?