Showmax January: 14 International shows you don’t want to miss

2021 is right here and which means there may be much more to binge. Since South Africa is again in lockdown there isn’t a higher time to get into a brand new collection. 

Showmax is providing a number of the finest new season from HBO, recognized for making shows that you cannot not binge.

Here are 14 new seasons or shows which are certain to seize your consideration.


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PEN15 is an R-rated traumedy set in center faculty because it actually occurred to the actresses within the 12 months 2000. Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine play variations of themselves as 13-year-old outcasts, surrounded by precise 13-year-olds. 

Season 1 and a couple of are on Showmax, for many who are courageous sufficient to expertise the cringe. 


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The a lot anticipated Tiger Woods documentary is arriving on Showmax. It presents a revealing take a look at the rise, fall, and epic comeback of the worldwide {golfing} icon. 

The collection paints an intimate image of the prodigy whose obsession with the sport of golf introduced him unimaginable fame and success, but in addition led him down a darkish, spiralling path earlier than his legendary comeback, culminating in his victory on the 2019 Masters.


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Created by Emmy winner Noah Hawley as a spin-off of the Coen brothers’ Oscar-winning basic film, Fargo has received three Golden Globes, six Emmys and a Peabody Award. 

Season 4, which has simply arrived on Showmax, is about in Kansas City in 1950, comic Chris Rock starring as Loy Cannon, the pinnacle of the African American crime household who trades sons with the pinnacle of the Italian mafia as a part of a tenuous truce. 

The Good Lord Bird

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Ethan Hawke stars in The Good Lord Bird as militant abolitionist John Brown, who’s credited with instigating the American Civil War. It’s informed from the perspective of Henry “Onion” Shackleford, an enslaved boy who joins Brown’s household of abolitionist troopers.


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P-Valley explores the unseen lives of strippers in Mississippi by way of Katori Hall’s perspective. It goals to carry extra training to the general public on this profession, artwork kind and craft with out overlaying up the gritty particulars of life on stage.

Euphoria Special

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You might have already seen the collection however the creators gave audiences a vacation present, a particular. Trouble Don’t Last Always is the primary episode of a two-part particular bridging the COVID-19-enforced hole. 

This first episode picked up from the tip of Season 1 and the second half is on its means this month. 



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If you’re a Vikings lover then get excited for Season 6 on Showmax. If you’re a beginner, you can binge from starting to finish. 

This second half of the ultimate season solutions all of your questions. Is Bjorn nonetheless alive? What occurred to Floki? Who will take the throne of Kattegat? And which of our favorite characters goes to die subsequent?

Black Monday

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Set in 1987, Black Monday is a comedy a few motley crew of bold underdogs who trigger the worst stock market crash in Wall Street historical past. Featuring wonderful actor together with Don Cheadle and Regina Hall, the collection is all the things you want from tragedy to campy 80s indulgence. 

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Police station comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine returns for its seventh season, which sees Holt going again to the beat, whereas Jake and Amy take into account beginning a household. The beloved present is nearing its finish and those that adore it can end this newest season after which begin proper again in the beginning once more. 

Curb Your Enthusiasm

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This long-running, though damaged up present is again. Season 10 of Curb Your Enthusiasm is making its means to Showmax with all its typical cringe. With star creator and actor Larry David entrance and centre, surrounded by visitor stars and topical comedy, this can tickle your humorous bone. 

Why Women Kill

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This anthology collection is each girl’s revenge fantasy come to your display screen. It follows the tales of three girls, one home, and a number of infidelities. Though separated by a long time, image excellent 60s couple Beth and Rob, 80s socialite Simone and her third husband Karl, and modern-day legal professional Taylor and her open-marriage husband Eli share a Pasadena mansion – and a propensity for conserving secrets and techniques.

Room 104

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Another anthology collection, this soon-to-be cult basic follows characters as they passthrough Room 104 of a typical chain motel. Each episode follows one other story in one other period and so you’re by no means caught with the identical individuals time and again. 


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It’s one other teen reboot. The 90s and 2000s basic has been introduced into the 2020s with a brand new cast of witches. The trio are extra numerous this time round however are nonetheless attempting to work out how to embrace their future and shield these round them from the forces of evil.

The Third Day

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This thriller, thriller and drama combine has two distinct components. Starring Jude Law, the story follows him as he visits a mysterious island off the British coast and discovers a gaggle of locals intent on preserving their dwelling at any price. In the second half Naomie Harris comes to the island attempting to discover solutions. 

It’s positively for many who stay a chill up their backbone and determining what’s coming subsequent. 



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