Category Movies

The Good Liar

Professional con artist Roy Courtnay cannot believe his luck when, through a dating website, he makes contact with Betty McLeish, a billionaire who has just been widowed. Determined to keep his fortune, Roy begins a strategy of tricks and manipulations to seduce Betty, who soon opens his home and his life. What appeared to be a scam of the simplest, will become a game of cat and mouse full of dangers, betrayals and unexpected feelings. The film adaptation of Nicholas Searle’s best seller by Oscar-winning Bill Condon (Beauty and the Beast) serves as an excuse to witness on the big screen something that only a privileged few had enjoyed on Broadway: an interpretive duel between the winner of the Oscar Helen Mirren (Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw) and the two Academy Award nominee Ian McKellen (Mr. Holmes), authentic living myths of the seventh art. The big lie proposes a game of intrigues in the purest Hitchcock style, where suspense and danger are combined with the drama of this couple of protagonists where none is who appears. Deception, crimes and an unexpected love story that complicates a scammer’s plan to gain the fortune of a wealthy widow make up the core of a movie full of amazing script twists that reflect on human relationships...

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Jumanji The Next Level

After passing the tests of Jumanji, Spencer, Martha, Fridge and Bethany are now a group of university students who return home for Christmas. In full transit to the next level of their lives, they are dragged back into the game to rescue Spencer, inexplicably absorbed. However, Jumanji is broken and will fight back unpredictably. In a universe that has grown and where there are no rules, they will have to survive new dangers with two other players. It took 22 years for the sequel to Jumanji to arrive. However, only a handful of months after Jumanji’s blockbuster: Welcome to the jungle returns to the big screen the most dangerous board game in film history. This time there are no rules, Jumanji is broken, unpredictable and has expanded his universe. Not only is there a lethal jungle waiting for intrepid players, but a whole variety of scenarios ranging from the arid desert dunes to snowy mountain peaks. If his predecessor was about discovering oneself, Jumanji: Next level talks about the changes in life we ​​experience as we mature. So do the avatars, again with the face of Dwayne Johnson (Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw), Karen Gillan (Avengers: Endgame), Jack Black (The house of the clock on the wall) and Kevin Hart (School for failed), which completely permute their personalities. True to the franchise, this film directed by Jake Kasdan (Sex Tape: Something happens in the cloud) proposes a thrilling mix of action, incredible special effects and humor for all audiences...

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Frozen II

Elsa was born with the incredible power of creating ice and snow. After years hiding this gift from the town of Arendelle for fear of being persecuted for it, Elsa is happy with her sister Anna and the rest of her friends. However, there is still something that makes her uneasy: a voice that tells her that there is something in her past that she does not know and endangers the entire kingdom. To solve this mystery, Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Sven and Kristoff will embark on an adventure through forests and dark seas. In 2013, Disney managed to outdo itself and made Frozen: The Ice Kingdom the highest grossing animated film of all time, in addition to winning 2 Oscars. Six years later, the anticipated sequel to the adventures of this group of endearing characters takes them through a dangerous journey beyond the borders of Arendelle to discover the secret of Elsa’s powers. Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, responsible for the first installment, re-direct this story, inspired by the story of Hans Christian Andersen, where the now ice queen will have to discover the secret of her origins to save the world. With this starting point, Frozen II deepens the fraternal relationship of the protagonists and proposes a more mature, dark and complex story where they talk about maturity and find their own way. With the empowering spirit of its predecessor intact, the film changes the cold winter for a more autumnal color palette, to which seven new songs full of humor, emotion, action and epic are added...

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Cats

On the most special night of the year, the Jelic cat tribe gathers to see who will be the chosen one who will be reborn in a new existence. Each of the candidates, including the rocker Rum Tum Tugger, the refined Bustopher Jones or the repudiated Grizabella, will sing their own personal story to convince the old Deuteronomy, which is responsible for making this momentous decision. Victoria, a young white minina, will witness these events on her particular journey to maturity. From the poems of T.S. Eliot, Andrew Lloyd Webber created a musical that, after 21 years in London’s West End and 18 on Broadway, became one of the most successful and award-winning theatrical productions of all time. Oscar winner Tom Hooper, with experience in the genre after Les Miserables, dares with this story starring anthropomorphic cats during the night of the year in which it is decided who will pass to a new plane of existence. Hooper repeats the style of that feature film based on Victor Hugo’s novel and offers spectacular numbers with voices recorded in rigorous direct. The result is a fun and spectacular film, with an unusual visual section, where the performers wear a makeup generated with the latest digital technologies. Oscar-winning Judi Dench (The Red Spy), Academy Award nominee Ian McKellen (The Big Lie), Idris Elba (Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw) or Rebel Wilson (Compulsive Scammers) interpret Cats’ mythical songs between impressive choreographies, ranging from classical ballet to contemporary dance. They are accompanied by well-known singers such as Taylor Swift (who has composed a new theme for the film with Webber himself) or Jason Derulo...

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1917

1917. During the crudest moments of World War I, the Schofield and Blake capes are chosen for a mission that, more than dangerous, is a real suicide. In a race against the clock, both must cross the enemy lines to deliver a message that could save 1,600 of their fellow soldiers, including Blake’s brother, from certain death. On their way, full of enemy fire and deadly traps, they will test their courage and their ability to sacrifice. Since childhood, Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes (Specter) has been truly fascinated by World War I because of the stories his grandfather told him about the conflict. As a tribute to that man of just 1.68 meters high who literally ran through his life between the trenches of the Western Front to deliver messages to the Allied troops, 1917 follows in a continuous sequence sequence to two young men who face on a suicide mission: cross enemy lines to save 1,600 of your comrades from certain death. Some of the events that Alfred H. Mendes lived in his own flesh, and stories that other soldiers told him, are immortalized in this warlike movie of a fast paced rhythm; a true visual spectacle that places the viewer in the first line of the conflict based on action and emotion...

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Bad Boys for Life

Although we owe Michael Bay the creation of the Two Rebel Police saga, he is responsible for closing the trilogy the tandem formed by Adil El Arbi and Billal Fallah. The couple of Belgian filmmakers had demonstrated some expertise for the thriller with previous films such as the action tape Image (2014), the criminal drama Black (2015) or the crazy racial comedy Gangsta (2018). Now they are responsible for bringing to fruition the two ‘timbers’ that would scare Dirty Harry: Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence), condemned to understand each other more than ever before. The years have not passed in vain for either of them, but while Lowrey is committed to embracing his casual youthful past, Burnett is seriously thinking of retiring. However, a new threat arises and they will be reluctantly forced to investigate together a series of crimes that have put the neighborhood in check...

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Ready or Not

Grace is a girl of humble origins who falls in love with Alex Le Domas, the son of a wealthy family that has built her empire around board games. The courtship ends in an opulent wedding at the Le Domas mansion. Everything is going well until Grace receives the invitation to participate with her eccentric political relatives in an ancestral tradition. When, without knowing it, choose the hiding card, the young woman will have to remain hidden and play a game where if she loses, she dies. In his second feature film, the duo formed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpiny Tyler Gillett (The Devil’s Heir) intends to break the molds of survival. Between terror and black comedy, the filmmakers turn the mansion of a billionaire clan of the board games industry into a gigantic board where the bloodiest and most chilling hideaway game of all time is fought. The eccentricities of the rich and the fears that emerge just before being part of a new (and sometimes almost unknown) family take a fun and perverse twist on their wedding night. The protagonist is a young woman of humble origins who, after marrying one of the heirs of this empire, will have to consummate her adhesion to him through a strange ritual: to survive a human hunt that will take her to the physical and emotional limit. Samara Weaving (Three ads in the suburbs) and Mark O’Brien (Bad times in El Royale) are the fleeing couple of this film full of irony, scares and violence...

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A Rainy Day in New York

When the university newspaper offers Ashleigh the opportunity to interview film director Roland Pollard in Manhattan, she and her boyfriend Gatsby see the opportunity to enjoy an idyllic weekend in which he, of New York origin, shows him his Favorite places in the city. However, the sun will give way to rain and the couple will be separated by a series of circumstances. She will meet personalities from the big screen, and he will meet a girl from his past. In his nth walk through the streets of Manhattan, the Oscar-winning Woody Allen (Wonder Wheel) composes an optimistic tribute, in comedy key, to the romantic Hollywood classics. With identity as the main theme, both in regard to finding oneself, and to show the true self to others, Rainy Day in New York follows the adventures of a couple who, after being separated by a series of circumstances, Experience a momentous and revealing weekend. What promised to be an idyllic getaway of two lovers of wealthy families (a New Yorker and another from Arizona) will end up becoming two trips: one to the bowels of the film industry for her, and another to old and new emotions of the past for him. Topics as recurrent in Allen’s filmography as sentimental and family relationships or creative crises coexist with a reflection on the relentless dictatorship of time. Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet (Beautiful Boy) and Elle Fanning (Seduction) lead the cast under the captivating and gray print of a rainy Big Apple...

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Doctor Sleep

Dan Torrance has become an alcoholic adult who has not forgotten the horror he lived at the Overlook Hotel. His life changes when he meets Abra, a young woman who, like him, has “the glow.” The girl asks for help against Rose la Chistera, leader of a mysterious group, called The True Knot, which feeds on children with this gift to achieve immortality. In this life-and-death battle, Abra’s innocence and courage will encourage Dan to challenge the ghosts of his past. In 1977, Stephen King wrote The Shining, his third novel that, over time, became a must-have of horror literature. Three years later, the master Stanley Kubrick adapted this story in a film that, although he did not finish to excite King, became history as one of the most disturbing and disturbing of all time. Now the cycle is repeated with Doctor Sueño, a late sequel written by the genius of Maine and published in 2013 that, by the hand of promising director and screenwriter Mike Flanagan (Ouija: The origin of evil), makes the leap to the big screen. Ewan McGregor (Christopher Robin) plays an adult, alcoholic and irascible version of Danny Torrance, that child with sensory powers who tricycle the sinister halls of the Overlook Hotel, in a film that attempts to capture the spirit of King’s work and, at the same time, respect the heritage and the most emblematic scenarios of the Kubrick classic. Beyond the typical scares of the genre a psychological thriller is developed, with a strong supernatural component, where its insane atmosphere and a tension that increases in crescents cause a gradual restlessness in the spectator...

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Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey, the luxurious mansion of the Crowley family, prepares to receive the most illustrious guests who have ever set foot in the place: King George V and Queen Mary of England. Faced with the challenge of offering a banquet and a parade at the height of the guests, Lady Mary asks Carson to return to lead the servitude to success. However, this visit will unleash all kinds of scandals, romances and intrigues that could endanger the future of Downton and its inhabitants. The television phenomenon of Downton Abbey makes the leap to the cinema of the hand of its creator, Michael Engler (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt). Engler turns his most acclaimed series into his debut for the big screen, a period drama that keeps the ingredients that turned this universe of luxury and scandals set in the early twentieth century into a show so often that it influenced aspects such as resurgence of the academies of butlers, alcohol consumption habits, the economy and even tourism. Class differences, political intrigues and love relationships continue to be the main attractions in this film that, since the drama, follows the aristocracy and servitude of the time. On this occasion, the visit of the kings of England is the excuse to release all the pomp and purely British boato in one last and exciting look at the life of these venerated characters...

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