December is in full swing and a new batch of movies has arrived on Peacock. Along with the usual blockbuster hits and box office bombs, Peacock also features lower-rated movies that didn’t get the attention they deserved when they were first released. One of the great things about the streaming age is that almost any movie can get a second chance to find an audience.
Our picks for three underrated films on Peacock you need to see in December include a film that should have been the first Peacock original, as well as a harrowing story of survival and a heart-wrenching period drama Was.
Zoey’s Extravagant Christmas (2021)
Although Zoe’s Extravagant Christmas Originally produced for The Roku Channel, it’s fitting that it’s now on Peacock along with the TV series that spawned it, zoe’s extraordinary playlist, The premise of both the show and the TV movie that serves as its actual finale is that Jane Levy’s Zoey Clark can see and hear people’s innermost thoughts and feelings, which her brain interprets as popular songs.
Zoe’s longtime friend and current boyfriend, Max Richman (Skyler Astin), gained the same power as Zoe in the show’s last episode, and the film follows the pair dealing with their shared power. Zoe is also celebrating her first Christmas without her father, and there is going to be a lot of sadness ahead. Thankfully, in all the best ways, this is a heartfelt holiday.
Watch Zoe’s Extravagant Christmas on Peacock.
Everest It is based on the real-life disaster that occurred in 1996 when rival Mount Everest expeditions led by Rob Hall (Jason Clarke) and Scott Fisher (Jake Gyllenhaal) became trapped on the mountain during a blizzard that made the descent nearly impossible. Was.
There is no miraculous escape for the victims of this disaster, and the film sometimes becomes bleak. But it is not devoid of heartfelt and even uplifting moments as some climbers fight against the elements and struggle to survive and get home to their loved ones.
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The Immigrant (2014)
immigrant Headlined by two Oscar winners, the dark Knight Rises‘ Marion Cotillard and napoleonJoaquin Phoenix, both elevate this period flick. Cotillard plays Ewa Cybulska, a Polish immigrant who travels to America with her sister Magda (Angela Sarafian) after World War I.
When Magda is locked in quarantine due to her lung disease, Bruno Weiss (Phoenix) takes advantage of Eva and lures her into a life of prostitution in order to support himself and ultimately free his sister. . Bruno also unknowingly takes Eva to meet his cousin, Emil (Jeremy Renner), a magician, whom Eva clearly likes more than Bruno. And let’s just say that Bruno doesn’t react well when he finds out that Eva’s heart isn’t his.
Watch immigrant On peacock.