Monthly Media Round-Up: December 2022

Happy New Year everyone, we hope you have had a great holiday break! Here is what came out in December.

*No spoilers, we promise*


Avatar: The Way of Water: James Cameron returns with his long-awaited sequel to the highest-grossing movie of all time. In “Avatar: The Way of Water”, Jake Sully lives with his newfound family on Pandora, but when a familiar threat returns, Jake along with Neytiri and the Na’vi must race to protect their home. (IMDB)

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery: Tech billionaire Miles Bron invites his friends for a getaway on his private Greek island. When someone turns up dead, Detective Benoit Blanc is put on the case. (Wikipedia)

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish: Puss in Boots discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll: he has burned through eight of his nine lives. Puss sets out on an epic journey to find the mythical Last Wish and restore his nine lives. (IMDB)

Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody: A joyous, emotional, heartbreaking celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston, one of the greatest female R&B pop vocalists of all time, tracking her journey from obscurity to musical superstardom. (IMDB)

Babylon: A tale of outsized ambition and outrageous excess, it traces the rise and fall of multiple characters during an era of unbridled decadence and depravity in early Hollywood. (IMDB)

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical: An adaptation of the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical. Matilda tells the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination, dares to take a stand to change her story with miraculous results. (IMDB)

Violent Night: When a group of mercenaries attacks the estate of a wealthy family, Santa Claus must step in to save the day (and Christmas). (IMDB)

TV Shows

Emily in Paris (Season 3): A year after moving to Paris for her dream job, Emily arrives at a career and romantic crossroads that will force her to decide where her future lies. (Netflix)

His Dark Materials (Season 3): During her search for a kidnapped friend, a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. (Wikipedia)

Gossip Girl (Season 2): Eight years after the original website went dark, a new generation of New York private school teenagers is introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl. (Wikipedia)

National Treasure: Edge of History: Jess, a brilliant and resourceful dreamer, searches for answers about her family; she embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to uncover the truth about the past and save a lost Pan-American treasure. (Wikipedia)

The Recruit: A fledgling CIA lawyer gets caught up in a dangerous game of international politics when a former asset threatens to expose the nature of her relationship with the agency unless they clear her name.

Doom Patrol (Season 4): In the upcoming fourth season, the team unexpectedly travels to the future to find an unwelcome surprise. Faced with their imminent demise, the Doom Patrol must decide once and for all which is more important: their own happiness or the fate of the world? (Wikipedia)


SOS” by SZA: “SOS” is the second studio album released by SZA. The singles that preceded the album include “Good Days” (which was released back in 2020), “I Hate U”, “Shirt”, and “Nobody Get’s me”. “SOS” has received universal critical acclaim. Since its release, “SOS” debuted at number one on the Billboard Top 200 chart, and has broken the record for the biggest streaming week ever for an R&B album, and becoming the second-largest streaming week for an album by a female artist (Wikipedia).

“NO THANK YOU” by Little Simz: “NO THANK YOU” is the fifth studio released by British rapper Little Simz. The album contains elements of soul, gospel, funk, and electronic music. The album has received critical acclaim for its emotional depth and Simz’s musical quality.

“The News” by Paramore: “The News” is the second single from Paramore’s upcoming sixth studio album “This is Why”. “The News” ties back into the pop-punk and rock roots that Paramore is famous for. A music video, directed by Mike Kluge and Matthew DeLisi was released and currently has over 3 million views.

That’s all folks! See you next month!