Director David E. Talbert brings Christmas magic to the comfort of your own home in Netflix’s Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey. The film begins as a grandmother (Phylicia Rashad) is telling a story to her grandchildren.
Netflix brings the magic of Christmas in the sentimental and sappy Operation Christmas Drop from director Martin Wood. Chasing a promotion, congressional aide Erica Miller (Kat Graham) forgoes family Christmas to travel across the Pacific at her bosses (Virginia Madison) behest. Upon landing at a beachside Air Force base, she clashes with her guide, Captain Andrew Jantz (Alexander Ludwig). The latter knows her assignment is finding reasons to defund the facility.
Playwright Radha Black makes an excellent feature film debut in Netflix’s The Forty-Year-Old Version. Black portrays Radha, a down-on-her-luck NY playwright, who is desperate for a breakthrough before 40. She’s currently writing a new play titled Harlem Ave., which she hopes will be her breakthrough.
Michelle Buteau, who has earned the moniker, the scene-stealing queen receives her own Netflix stand up special in Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia. The comedy special was filmed in New York City, finds the comic letting loose with a goblet of frosé in hand. As she delivers a dynamic hour of comedy that delves into parenthood, cultural difference, and the overlooked value of short men.
One of cinema’s greatest villains, Nurse Mildred Ratched, receives a prequel spin-off in Netflix’s Ratched. Series creator Evan Romansky & executive producer Ryan Murphy takes viewers on a journey of the character first introduced in Ken Kesey’s 1962 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and later immortalized on film by Louise Fletcher in an award-winning …
Comedian Katherine Ryan continues her successful collaborative relationship in the six-episode scripted series, The Duchess. Ryan portrays Katherine, a single mom living in London, raising her daughter Olive (Katy Byrne). Katherine is involved in a no strings attached situation with the likable Evan (Steen Raskopoulos). Not to mention, she’s also trying to stay civil with her Ex and Olive’s dad, former boy band member Shep (Rory Keenan).