2020 movies: The best films new to UK streaming this week - 4 December

Yahoo Entertainment is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change. In this week’s selection of the latest films made available to streaming, expect some reflection on the injustices of Hollywood cinema. Most prominent is a Netflix original with a lot of prestige behind its name: the latest feature directed by...

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Robin Robin: Gillian Anderson and Richard E Grant to star in animated Aardman musical for Netflix

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Doctor Who season 13 and festive special in Digital Spy magazine issue 5

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