December 2017 Releases On My Radar

Don’t mind this post being up a few days late. The past few weeks have been a bit of a whirlwind and you’ll find out why soon enough. In the meantime, let’s talk December releases!

The TV winter hiatus is upon us, however, we do have some pretty amazing things coming our way. Black Mirror for one. It comes back at the end of the month and omg I cannot wait! A new season of The Librarians hits TNT this month as well and that show is just oh so much fun, I’m so glad it’s time for another season. If you’re into really lighthearted fantasy, this is the show to watch.

As for movies, Star Wars aside, I’m really anticipating Will Smith’s Bright on Netflix, All the Money in the World inspired by the true events of a billionaire who refused to pay the ransom for his kidnapped 16-year-old grandson, and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle which actually looks like a solidly fun sequel. I know, I’m shocked that I allowed myself to say that. But it looks fun. I’m also really curious about I, Tonya even though I still can’t wrap my head around Hollywood making a movie about this woman. And then there’s Downsizing which has such a great concept oh my god BUT it stars Matt Damon so I’m very conflicted about this grrr.

Last but not least, books! Kasie West has a new release this month and if you’ve been around here for awhile, you know how much I love her work. I’m totally down to cozy up with Love, Life, and the List this winter. There are also few volumes of various comics coming out this month and I’m behind on most o them but whenever a new volume releases, it does push me to catch up! Anyway, check out the full list of what’s on my radar this month below!

What are you anticipating this month?

December 1, 2017
Movies in Theaters
The Disaster Artist (Limited)
The Other Side of Hope (Limited)
Quest (Limited)
The Shape of Water (Limited)
Love Beats Rhymes (Limited)

December 5, 2017
Books
* Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
* Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills
* Persepolis Rising by James S.A. Corey
* Ever the Brave by Erin Summerill
* Year One by Nora Roberts

TV on Blu-ray/DVD
Fargo: Year 3
Twin Peaks: A Limited Event Series

Movies on Blu-ray/DVD
* Despicable Me 3

December 8, 2017
Movies in Theaters
Hollow in the Land (Limited)
I, Tonya (Limited)
Unexpectedly Yours
November Criminals

December 11, 2017
Books
* West Coast Love by Tif Marcelo

December 12, 2017
Books
* Lumberjanes, Vol. 7: A Bird’s-Eye View by Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh, Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Carey Pietsch, Ayme Sotuyo, Maarta Laiho, Brooke Allen
* Jessica Jones, Vol. 2 by Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos

TV on Blu-ray/DVD
Zoo: The Third Season
The Strain: The Complete 4th Season
Game of Thrones: The Complete 7th Season

Movies on Blu-ray/DVD
* Home Again
* Detroit

Netflix Comedy Specal
Judd Appatow: The Return

December 15, 2017
Movies in Theaters
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Ferdinand
Beyond Skyline
Spent

December 19, 2017
Books
* Shadow Girl by Liana Liu
* Three Sides of a Heart: Stories about Love Triangles edited by Natalie C. Parker

TV on Blu-ray/DVD
Stan Lee’s Lucky Man: Season One

Movies on Blu-ray/DVD
* Dunkirk
* Stronger
* Mother!

December 20, 2017
Movies in Theaters
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
The Greatest Showman

December 22, 2017
Movies in Theaters
The Post
All the Money in the World
Pitch Perfect 3
Downsizing
Crooked House (Limited)
Bright (Netflix)

December 25, 2017
Movies in Theaters
Molly’s Game

December 26, 2017
Books
* The Young Queens by Kendare Blake
* Love, Life, and the List by Kasie West
* The Mind Virus by Donna Freitas

Movies on Blu-ray/DVD
* The Mountain Between Us
* Flatliners

December 26, 2017
Books
* Ms. Marvel, Vol. 8: Mecca by G. Willow Wilson, Marco Failla, Diego Olortegui

December 27, 2017
Books
* Saga, Vol. 8 by Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples

Movies in Theaters
In the Fade

Black Mirror (Netflix)

TV Premieres & Specials On My Radar

Note: Like above, the titles listed below are only of shows that I enjoy or am looking forward to checking out (new series are in CAPS), it’s not a definitive list of all of the premieres this month.

Sunday
7pm A Christmas Story: Live (Fox, December 17)
8pm Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special (CBS, December 3)

Monday
9pm Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time (BBC America, December 25)

Tuesday
Midnight PT Travelers (Netflix)

Wednesday
8pm The Librarians (TNT, December 13)

Friday
8pm Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Premiered December 1st, Moves to 9pm Now)
Midnight PT Dark (Netflix), Black Mirror (Netflix)

What are you looking forward to this month?

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