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13 premieres on Netflix and other streaming platforms in December

Despite the fact that we are already in December, not all the productions that will premiere on the different streaming platforms will have Christmas as their main theme. In fact, this month you can see movies and series ranging from comedy and drama, to fiction and suspense. This guarantees that practically everyone will have something to see and that the hours of fun will be long.

Troll

Platform: Netflix

Format: Movie

Premiere: December 1, 2022

Deep in the Dovre Mountains of Norway, something gigantic awakens after being trapped for over a thousand years. Destroying everything in its path, a huge creature is rapidly approaching the capital of the Nordic country, leaving a big question mark in its wake: how do they stop something they thought only existed in Norwegian folklore?

Darby and the Dead

Platform: HBO Max

Format: Movie

Premiere: December 2, 2022

In this hilarious comedy, after suffering a near-death experience as a child, Darby Harper (Riele Downs) gains the ability to see and interact with the dead. As a result, she becomes withdrawn and withdraws from her high school classmates. But all that changes when Capri (Auli’i Cravalho), the most popular student in school, is unexpectedly killed in a freak accident, resulting in her birthday party being cancelled. Capri, however, in ghost form, pleads with Darby to intervene and convince her friends to proceed with the party as planned.

Three Pines

Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Format: Series

Premiere: December 2, 2022

Adapted from the bestselling novels by author Louise Penny, “Three Pines” follows Inspector Armand Gamache (Alfred Molina) as he investigates cases that take place under the idyllic and peaceful atmosphere of the town of Three Pines in Quebec, finding long-buried secrets and dealing with some situations from his own past.

Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Platform: Netflix

Format: Movie

Premiere: December 2, 2022

Upon marrying Sir Clifford Chatterley (Matthew Duckett), Connie’s life of wealth and privilege (Emma Corrin) seems to have headed in the right direction. However, this seemingly perfect union gradually turns into imprisonment when Clifford returns from World War I with injuries that have left him unable to walk. When Connie meets and falls in love with Oliver Mellors (Jack O’Connell), an employee of the Chatterley family estate, their secret dates lead to a sensual and sexual awakening. As her affair becomes the topic of local gossip, Connie is faced with a life-changing decision.

burning patience

Platform: Netflix

Format: Movie

Premiere: December 7, 2022

This film is based on the short novel of the same name, by the Chilean writer Antonio Skarmeta, published in 1985, which was used as the basis for the Italian version that later became known as “Il Postino”. In this film in Spanish and filmed in Chile, Mario (Andrew Bargsted) is a young fisherman who dreams of being a poet, and by becoming Pablo Neruda’s postman (claudio arredondo), delves into a world of metaphors and verses to achieve, not only his desire to be a writer, but to conquer Beatriz (Vivianne Dietz), the woman of his dreams.

matrimillas

Platform: Netflix

Format: Movie

Premiere: December 7, 2022

In this Argentine comedy, a young couple with children (Luisana Lopilato Y Juan Minujin) is going through a crisis and seems to have exhausted all opportunities to solve his marital problems. As a last resort, they decide to use an app that gives (or subtracts) points for every good deed they do for each other. At first this seems to be the solution they were waiting for, until the obsession with scoring points and becoming independent from each other will make things get out of control.

Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage?

Platform: Disney+

Format: Documentary film

Premiere: December 9

The many triumphs of the actress and singer Idina Menzel include iconic Broadway roles in productions of “Rent” and “Wicked,” as well as the legendary voice of Elsa in Disney’s “Frozen.” However, she has always dreamed of doing a concert at Madison Square Garden, in her hometown of New York. In this documentary, the filmmaker Anne McCabe follows Menzel on a national tour across 16 shows, as she juggles the challenges of being a working mom with a grueling travel schedule, all preparing to finally realize her dream.

Something from Tiffany’s

Platform: Amazon Prime Video

Format: Movie

Premiere: December 9, 2022

Rachel and Gary (Zoey Deutsch Y Ray Nicholson) are happy enough but not quite ready to commit to marriage. Instead, Ethan and Vanessa (Kendrick Smith Sampson Y Shay Mitchell), are picture perfect and about to get officially engaged. When a simple gift mix-up crosses their paths, it unleashes a series of twists and turns and unexpected discoveries that leads them to where they really belong.

emancipation

Platform: AppleTV+

Premiere: December 9, 2022

This drama tells the story of Peter (Will Smith), a man who escapes slavery, relying on his wits, unwavering faith, and deep love for his family, leading him to evade his captors and the unforgiving swamps of Louisiana in his quest for freedom. The film is inspired by the 1863 photos of “Whipped Peter,” taken during a Union Army medical examination, which first appeared in Harper’s Weekly.

The Recruit

Platform: Netflix

Format: Series

Premiere: December 16, 2022

This series focuses on the life of Owen Hendricks (Noah Centineo), a young CIA lawyer whose first week on the job is turned upside down when he discovers a threatening letter from a former agent, Max Meladze (Laura Haddock), who plans to expose the agency unless she is exonerated of a felony. Owen quickly becomes entangled in a dangerous and often absurd world of power politics, as he travels the world in hopes of completing his mission and making a mark on the CIA.

BARDO, false chronicle of a few truths

Platform: Netflix

Format: Movie

Premiere: December 16, 2022

This film, directed by Alejandro G. Iñárrituis an epic, visually stunning and immersive experience that contrasts with the intimate and moving journey of Silverio (Daniel Gimenez Cacho), a renowned Mexican journalist and documentarian living in Los Angeles, who, after receiving a prestigious international award, is forced to return to his native country, not knowing that this simple trip will take him to an existential limit. The madness of his memories and fears have decided to cut through the present, filling his everyday life with a sense of bewilderment and wonder.

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Platform: Netflix

Format: Movie

Premiere: December 23, 2022in t United States

Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) returns in this sequel to the hit “Knives Out,” directed by Rian Johnson. This New Adventure Blanc is mysteriously invited to a luxurious private estate on a Greek island. There he soon meets a disparate group of friends brought together by billionaire Miles Bron (Edward Norton) for their annual meeting. Among those on the guest list are Miles’ former business partner Andi Brand (Janelle Monae), the current Governor of Connecticut, Claire Debella (Kathryn Hahn), avant-garde scientist Lionel Toussaint (Leslie Odom Jr.), fashion designer and former model Birdie Jay (Kate Hudson) and influencer Duke Cody (dave bautista) and his girlfriend Whiskey (Madelyn Cline).

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical

Platform: Netflix

Format: Movie

Premiere: December 25, 2022

Matilda Wormwood (Alisha Weir) is a girl with great curiosity, a sharp mind and a vivid imagination, along with the worst parents in the world. While her parents (Stephen Graham Y Andrea Riseborough) content to watch TV and break laws to make money, she loves to lose herself in the pages of her beloved books. Upon meeting her teacher, Miss Honey (lashana lynch), Matilda is encouraged and begins to create her own fantastic tales. Excited to attend school, Matilda is shocked to discover that the institution is a sinister and oppressive place run by the wicked Miss Trunchbull (Emma Thompson).

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