Based on their relationship with HBO, Showmax have been able to obtain some of the best shows and documentaries the international network has to offer. Naturally, the momentum isn’t going to stop anytime soon with more fantastic content heading our way, all of which is listed below:
TIGER | Binge now, first on Showmax
HBO’s two-part Tiger Woods documentary, Tiger, offers a revealing look at the rise, fall, and epic comeback of the global golfing icon.
The documentary series contextualises Tiger’s triumphs and tragedies through never-before-seen footage and interviews with those who know him best, including his former caddy and close friend, Steve Williams; golf legend Sir Nick Faldo; Tiger’s first true love, Dina Parr; and Rachel Uchitel, the woman at the centre of the sex scandal that forever altered Tiger’s world, breaking her silence for the first time.
THE COMEY RULE | Binge now
With all eyes on America right now, the turbulent events surrounding the 2016 US election that brought Donald Trump to power come under the spotlight in the topical political drama The Comey Rule.
The four-part mini-series stars Emmy winner Brendon Gleeson (In Bruges) as Trump; Emmy winner Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom) as former FBI director James Comey; and Oscar winner Holly Hunter (Succession) as acting attorney general Sally Yates.
Based on Comey’s autobiography A Higher Loyalty, The Comey Rule is written and directed by Billy Ray, who was nominated for an Oscar for his script for Captain Phillips and also wrote the box office phenomenon The Hunger Games.
SHOWBIZ KIDS | Stream now, first on Showmax
Written and directed by former Broadway child star Alex Winters (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure), Showbiz Kids is a raw look at Hollywood and the toll that early success can have on young professionals.
Highlighting the shared experiences of prominent former child stars,the documentary features intimate, revealing interviews with the likes of Henry Thomas (Elliott in E.T.), Mara Wilson (Matilda in Matilda), Evan Rachel Wood, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Milla Jovovich.
BABY GOD | Stream now, first on Showmax
If you thought Three Identical Strangers was fascinating, Baby God will have you glued to the screen.
The HBO documentary is a haunting examination into the work of infamous Nevada fertility specialist Dr Quincy Fortier, a man who deceived countless women struggling to conceive by using his own sperm — without their knowledge or consent — to impregnate them.
EVERYTHING ON SHOWMAX IN JANUARY
There’s of course plenty more of where that came from and to view everything on Showmax this month, including PEN15, the best-reviewed series of 2020; the Oscar-nominated murder mystery Knives Out; and the Golden Globe-longlisted local movie Moffie, click here.