Must See Movies and TV Shows Premiering in December
hey !! TV watchers and moviegoers as we get into the final round-up of the year there are a tons of Christmas and New Years-related movies and shows coming out this month, and some of them are serious heavy hitters due to the Oscars being around the corner.
Vox Lux (December 7)
Vox Lux showcases the life of a pop icon with a troubled past whose prominence is rapidly declining. The first half of the film sees teenaged Celeste (Natalie Portman) overcoming a school shooting and singing an original song alongside her sister about the tragedy, which inevitably turns her into a star. The second half features the character as she’s developed into a dark, struggling singer preparing for her new album to reclaim her spotlight following the fallout of a scandal.
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (December 7)
The live-action retelling of The Jungle Book is directed by Andy Serkis and tells a darker side to the story, focusing on Mowgli’s struggle for acceptance in the jungle. After being raised by a pack of wolves, Mowgli is taken in by Bagheera and Baloo, although Shere Khan, the tiger, does not believe that he belongs in the jungle.
Once Upon a Deadpool (December 12)
Deadpool 2 is being repackaged as a PG-13 Christmas outing with The Merc With a Mouth attempting to recite the story of Deadpool to a forcefully bound Fred Savage from The Wonder Years. Although the film will largely feature recut footage from the original film, it has been confirmed that the cast and crew behind Deadpool 2 did briefly restart production to capture new scenes.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (December 14)
Into the Spider-Verse is a fresh CGI take on the Spider-Man universe centered around Miles Morales becoming New York’s newest web-slinger and a convergence that causes Spider-Men from other dimensions to meet. From there, Miles meets a past-his-prime Parker from another realm and is taught the ways of the Spider before running into other Spider folks from other dimensions, like Spider-Gwen.
The House That Jack Built (December 14)
The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of 12 years, and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman.
Aquaman (December 21)
Aquaman (Jason Momoa) finds himself caught between a surface world that ravages the sea and the underwater Atlanteans who are ready to revolt. That duality is shown in the political tug of war going on between the royals of Atlantis who believe Arthur’s brother Orm (Patrick Wilson) is better suited to be king than Arthur himself.