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Best new movies and shows on Netflix in December

The holiday season is in full swing and Netflix has plenty to offer in that vein. But for our purposes, with one notable exception, the most interesting new movies and TV shows headed to the streaming service in December span a range of genres, tones and subjects.

'A Very Murray Christmas'

We're sure there's plenty of weirdness in store
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We're sure there's plenty of weirdness in store in this holiday special directed by Sofia Coppola, headlined by Bill Murray and featuring everyone from Miley Cyrus to George Clooney, Chris Rock and Phoenix.

'Queen of Earth'

Elisabeth Moss is terrific in this abrasive but
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Elisabeth Moss is terrific in this abrasive but notable drama from Alex Ross Perry about two best friends spending a difficult week together in a lake house.

'Tangerine'

Sean Baker's fascinating 2015 movie, shot on an
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Sean Baker's fascinating 2015 movie, shot on an iPhone, follows two transgender women over the course of a long, dramatic day in Los Angeles.

'Time Out Of Mind'

Richard Gere plays a homeless man in New
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Richard Gere plays a homeless man in New York City in this 2015 drama from Oren Moverman ("The Messenger").

'Real Rob' season 1

What the heck has Rob Schneider been doing
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What the heck has Rob Schneider been doing lately? Here's your chance to find out, sorta, in this scripted series based on the comedian's real life.

'Nurse Jackie' seasons 1-7

Everyone loved Edie Falco as the eponymous ER
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Everyone loved Edie Falco as the eponymous ER nurse in this dark satirical hit. The whole series is coming to Netflix.

'The Da Vinci Code'

This megahit is incredibly dumb entertainment but at
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This megahit is incredibly dumb entertainment but at least director Ron Howard and star Tom Hanks engage with history and important cultural achievements in this adaptation of Dan Brown's beloved novel.

'Phoenix'

One of the best movies of 2015, with
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One of the best movies of 2015, with one of the most devastating finales imaginable, this terrific German drama follows a concentration camp survivor who returns to Berlin with a facial reconstruction, where she is reunited with a husband who doesn't recognize her.

'Darkman'

One of the standouts from the previous generation
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One of the standouts from the previous generation of superhero movies, Sam Raimi's original creation from 1990 stars a young Liam Neeson as scientist Dr. Peyton Westlake, seeking revenge on the mobster who left him for dead.

'Ray'

Jamie Foxx's shining moment came as Ray Charles
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Jamie Foxx's shining moment came as Ray Charles in Taylor Hackford's straightforward but exceptionally well made biopic.

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