NETFLIX – New releases on NETFLIX, PRIME and Disney+ in December
Here are the new movies from NETFLIX,PRIME Videos, Disney+ Hotstar and HBO
1. Maestro – December 20th (Netflix)
Written, directed, and starring Bradley Cooper, this film is already emerging as one of the favorites for the 2024 Oscars. It chronicles the relationship between composer Leonard Bernstein and renowned actress Felicia Montealegre, played by Carey Mulligan.
2.’The Crown’ Final Season Part 2 – December 14 (Netflix)
Finally, this acclaimed and award-winning series that tells the story of the English Royal Family, comes to an end with the second part of the 6th and final season. In these episodes, Queen Elizabeth II reflects on her life and prepares the ground for her succession.
3.Leave the World Behind – December 8th (Netflix)
A much-discussed movie with a star cast including Julia Roberts, Ethan Hawke, and Mahershala Ali, you should see this suspense/disaster drama. It tells the story of a family who escapes the frenetic pace of New York to spend its vacation in Long Island.
However, when a desperate couple appears on the doorstep at night, coinciding with a mysterious blackout, the family’s tranquility is turned upside down.
4.Murder in Boston: Roots, Rampage, and Reckoning – December 5th(HBO)
For true crime fans, this new three-part documentary series looks at the 1989 murder of Carol Stuart, a pregnant woman. The unfolding investigation exacerbated racial tensions, culminating in brutal attacks in Boston. One episode is released every week, so if you want to binge-watch, you should wait until after Christmas.
5.Berlin – December 29th (Netflix)
As a spin-off of the renowned Spanish series ‘Money Heist’ (‘La Casa de Papel’), starring Pedro Alonso, ‘Berlin’ explores in more detail the life of the famous thief before he embarks on the robbery of the Mint.
6.Sweet Home (Season 2) – December 1 (Netflix)
In the second season of this hit K-drama, the main characters leave the Green Home, the scene of their past battles, to explore the outside world. Survivors gather in what remains of the stadium, forming a community under constant vigilance.
7.Great Photo, Lovely Life – December 6th (HBO)
This is another HBO true crime documentary, in feature format, with horrible events at its center. The film highlights the work of photojournalist Amanda Mustard as she investigates decades of abuse committed by her grandfather. Through impactful interviews, archival photographs, and personal videos, the film exposes hidden secrets, highlighting Mustard’s efforts to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma and strengthen the resilience of survivors.
8.The Lost Daughter – December 1
This acclaimed film, nominated for 3 Oscars, is now available on Netflix. It’s about a divorced woman who, during a period of loneliness, decides to go on vacation. Everything changes when her fixation with a young mother vacationing nearby awakens memories of her past.
9.The Archies – December 7th (Netflix)
This feature film is an adaptation from the Archies Comics following a group of friends in India during the 1960s.
10.Trees, and Other Entanglements – December 13th (HBO)
Original streaming documentary that explores intimately and humanly our connection with the natural world, trees, and each other.
11.Diary of a Wimpy Kid Christmas: Cabin Fever – December 8 (Disney+)
With Christmas just weeks away, Greg Heffley is doing his best to be a good boy and wishes to get a prized video game console as a gift. His vacations get a little rough, though, after he gets stuck in the snow with his family. Will his cherished gift arrive?
12.Reacher (Season 2) – December 15 (Prime)
After a two-year pause, the second season of the series inspired by Lee Child’s books arrives on Amazon Prime. Military investigator Jack Reacher receives a coded message that alerts him to mysterious murders in his former military unit. He reunites with his former comrades to unravel the dangerous mystery.
13.Gyeongseong Creature – December 22 (Netflix)
This new South Korean thriller and horror series is set in 1945 in the enigmatic Ongseong Hospital in Gyeongseong (the former name of Seoul). It tells the saga of a businessman and a detective who face a battle for survival against monsters designed to satiate human greed.
14.Chicken Run: The Nuggets Menace – December 15 (Netflix)
The sequel to the animated film ‘Chicken Run’ has been produced by Netflix. Here, the chicken Ginger escapes from the Tweedy farm and finds the place of her dreams for herself and the other chickens.
15.Single’s Inferno (Season 3) – December 12 (Netflix)
The third season of this South Korean reality show brings with it the promise of new rules, intriguing twists, and a variety of single people determined to seduce each other.
16.Percy Jackson and the Olympians – December 20th (Disney+)
Inspired by Rick Riordan’s books, the series follows Percy Jackson, a young man who has just discovered he is a demigod and son of Poseidon. To learn to control his special abilities, Percy is sent to Camp Half-Blood, where he faces challenges and makes new friends.
17.My Life with the Walter Boys – December 7 (Netflix)
Adapted from the book of the same name by Ali Novak, this teen romance series chronicles the journey of Jackie Howard. After losing her parents in a car accident, she moves to rural Colorado where she lives with her guardian Katherine, her husband, and their six children.
18.Rebel Moon – Part 1: A Child of Fire – December 22 (Netflix)
This science fiction and adventure film shows a peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy that is threatened by the armies of a tyrannical ruler. Desperate civilians send a young girl with a mysterious past to search for warriors from nearby planets to help them.
19.Welcome to Samdalri – December 31 (Netflix)
The drama starring Ji Chang-wook and Shin Hye-sun, tells the story of a renowned photographer who leaves her busy life in Seoul to spontaneously return to her hometown on Jeju Island, which she had avoided for a long time.