Category 2019

Fast and Furious- Hobbs and Shaw

Agent Hobbs and the lonely mercenary Shaw will have to put aside their historic personal enmity to face a new threat: a cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist with a supernatural force, called Brixton, who has a dangerous biological weapon in his possession. Brixton has managed to defeat one of the best secret agents of MI6, Shaw’s sister. Together, the two rivals will have to end the dangerous terrorist and save the world from their disturbing plans. The full-blown film franchise presents a new film, based on this action saga, directed by David Leitch (Deadpool 2) and written by Chris Morgan, screenwriter of other previous installments of the saga. This is a spin-off starring agent Hobbs and the mercenary Shaw, two characters known to fans of the film universe that came to the big screen in 2001. In Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw, Hobbs, played as in the other films by Dwayne Johnson (The skyscraper), and Shaw, who gives life again Jason Statham (Megalodon), will be forced to put aside an old enmity forged after the events of Fast and Furious 7 and work together to overthrow to a common enemy: a cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist, former agent of MI6, played by Idris Elba (Molly) who threatens to cause chaos and destruction with a biological weapon. The terrorist has managed to defeat the MI6 agent and Shaw’s sister, played by Vanessa Kirby (Mission Impossible: Fallout)...

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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

It’s 1969 in Los Angeles, the last years of classic Hollywood movies, and Rick Dalton, an actor who has fallen into oblivion and drinking, has to accept a villain role in a television series of cowboys. Each day he approaches the set and picks up his best friend, Cliff Booth, a war veteran who works as his double in the action sequences. At that time, young actress Sharon Tate and her husband, director Roman Polanski, move to Rick’s neighboring mansion. The very personal director Quentin Tarantino (Pulp fiction) has repeatedly indicated his intention to shoot only ten films and then retire. If these words are finally fulfilled, and we consider the two volumes of Kill Bill as the same project, we are faced with the ninth and penultimate film by the director of Knoxville, Tennessee. Once upon a time in … Hollywood is presented as a film testament, as it combines many of the elements of pop culture present in the previous works of Tarantino. But it is also one of his most personal works. Leonardo DiCaprio (The Reborn) and Brad Pritt (Damn Bastards) are the protagonist duo of this tribute to the buddy movies or movie of classic friends and, at the same time, snapshot of a whole era and a way of doing cinema and television. The squad of actors is one of the most luxurious in Tarantino’s filmography, especially Margot Robbie (Yo, Tonya) as Sharon Tate. They are accompanied by other interpreters with more or less brief appearances such as Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight), Emile Hirsch (The Autopsy of Jane Doe), Bruce Dern (Remember Me), Timothy Olyphant (The Jungle 4...

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Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Dora has spent her entire life exploring the jungle with her parents. A very dangerous life but that does not turn out to be so much when Dora enters the institute, where the young woman is going to live her most dangerous adventure. Helped by a group of friends formed by Boots, a monkey; Diego, a mysterious jungle dweller (Eugenio Derbez); and a disorganized group of teenagers, must save their missing parents in the jungle and solve the hidden mystery behind a lost city of gold. After almost 20 years on television, Nickelodeon’s successful animated series, with books, video games and a worldwide phenomenon, makes the leap to the big screen. In Dora and the lost city, the youth star Isabela Moner (Transformers: The Last Knight) gives life to Dora Márquez, the young and adventurous explorer who faces the greatest challenge of her life, the institute !, and in passing she must rescue to his parents lost in the jungle. In the film directed by the 11-time Emmy nominee, James Bobin (The Tour of the Muppets), Dora is now 16 years old and leads an action-packed expedition through the jungle of the Amazon...

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Good Boys

Three good friends are invited to the morreo party. But there is a small problem: Max, twelve, has never kissed anyone. To learn how to do it, he decides to spy with his father’s drone on a couple of teenagers. However, the drone, which was strictly forbidden to play, will not end well. To replace him, Max and his two friends miss school and from there they get involved in a crazy adventure with police chases and stolen drugs. Behind good guys (a movie starring preteens and despite it as obscene as it was a hoot) only childhood friends Seth Roger and Evan Golberg, scriptwriters of Supersalidos, Superfumados and The Sausage Party could be as producers. In the direction, as was obvious, we find two people as unconventional as the previous ones: Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky, scriptwriters and producers of Bad Teacher, who debut in the direction. And despite this, good guys is a comedy suitable for young teenagers. The cast stands out most notably, and specifically the gang members: Jacob Tremblay (The Room) as Max, Brady Noon (from the Boardwalk Empire series) as Thor and Keith L...

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Anna

Overnight, Anna Poliatova goes from selling matrioshkas to parading in Paris as a top model. But as if it were those Russian dolls, under Anna’s beauty there is much more. Endowed with incredible strength and agility, enhanced by a Spartan military training, this young woman has become one of the most feared government murderers in the world. In the Cold War spy game, the lethal and chameleonic Anna will stop being a pawn to follow her own rules. Creator of some of the best action heroines of the seventh art, from Nikita to Lucy, Luc Besson adds a new character to his constellation of women of arms take in Anna, a return to the origins where he tells the adventures of the deadliest government killer of the planet Set in the Cold War times, the film places its protagonist at the center of a tense confrontation between the US. and the USSR, while discussing between two lovers of opposite sides, loyalty to their mentors and their forbidden dreams of true freedom. Intrigue, unexpected twists and spectacular scenes of gunfights and melee fights make up an explosive cocktail in this spy thriller that houses some reflection on the prevailing distrust in today’s society. Sasha Luss, who debuted at the hands of Besson in Valerian and the city of a thousand planets, plays the protagonist of this film that takes place in different time lines and overflows femininity, eroticism and empowerment...

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The Angry Birds Movie 2

After the enraged birds that don’t know how to fly won the war, Leonard, the king of the green and squeaky pigs, plans a revenge against his intimate enemies. However, both will have to park their differences and ally when they see that their way of life is threatened by mysterious purple birds that throw snowballs full of lava. To avoid an icy future, Leonard and the grumpy Red bird will form the worst possible team. In August 2016, just a month after its premiere in Spain, a sequel to the animated film Angry Birds was announced, based on the famous videogame saga of the Finnish company Rovio. However, for Angry Birds 2, Sony Pictures has opted for a total replacement of writing and direction equipment. In front, there is this time Thurop Van Orman, television producer as acclaimed as unconventional, creator, among other series, of The Wonderful Adventures of Flapjack, atypical satire of the Cartoon Network channel. Once again, the characters have been dubbed into Spanish by Santiago Segura (Father there is only one), such as Red, the filmmaker Alex de la Iglesia (Perfect strangers), such as King Leonard, and José Mota (The spark of the life) in the role of Chuck...

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47 Meters Down- Uncaged

The teenager Mia moves with her father and her new family to Mexico. Bored, he has to kill time with his stepsister Sasha while his father works as a researcher in an ancient submerged Mayan city. Mia, Sasha and two friends will end up exploring some Mayan caves without supervision. And what looked like any hobby will become an aquatic hell when they discover that they are surrounded by huge white sharks and trapped with hardly any oxygen. The director Johannes Roberts (The Strangers: Night Hunt), horror film expert, repeats the distressing approach of A 47 meters with its sequel. The two young sisters of the first film, trapped under the sea locked in a cage, are replaced at 47 meters 2 by two teenage stepsisters and two friends in a very similar situation of restlessness. Although the argument remains somewhat implausible and not very original, debtor of Shark and all the films derived from series B, At 47 meters 2 it is still entertaining as its predecessor and maintains the distressing tension...

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Yesterday

Everyone knew The Beatles yesterday, but today Jack, a singer-songwriter who had given up his dream of succeeding in music, is the only one who remembers them. After a strange blackout, Jack wakes up in an alternative future where, singing the songs of the most famous band in history to an audience that has never heard them, will reach the top of the industry. However, this meteoric rise will jeopardize the relationship with Ellie, her muse and the only person who has always believed in him. If the Beatles did not exist, they would have to be invented. With this idea in mind, two of the key filmmakers of British cinema in recent decades, the eclectic and Oscar-winning Danny Boyle (T2: Trainspotting) and the father of the romantic comedy Richard Curtis (A matter of time) join forces in this Lovely rock spirit tape. Humor, friendship, love and the songs of the legendary Liverpool band are the main ingredients of Yesterday, a fantasy-dyed musical in which a failed composer from a small English town accidentally becomes the only person on the face of the Earth that knows successes like Let it Be or Hey Jude. Through the meteoric rise to stardom experienced by appropriating these issues and presenting them to an audience that listens to them for the first time, the film builds a story about the dangers of fame and leave behind loved ones that serves as a backdrop for An exciting and original love story...

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Dark Phoenix

During a mission in space, a cosmic force of great power reaches Jean Gray until almost ending it. Upon returning home, this mutant is forced to master skills that have made her practically a goddess, but will end up in a spiral of destruction that will affect those she loves most. Puzzled, his fellow X-Men will face their worst enemy to date, one of their own, while trying to prevent an alien race from using it as a weapon. Pioneers of the superhero genre boom, the X-Men close a stage of almost 20 years and 10 films behind them. X-Men: Dark Phoenix, last installment before the saga passes into the hands of the Marvel / Disney binomial, puts the finishing touch with a reformulation of the events already told in its third part (The final decision), more raw and faithful to the original material, which speaks of identity and destiny. The question of whether the hero (or the villain) is born or made is the true engine of a plot where mutants will have to check their alliances to stop an unstoppable force and the alien race that wants to turn it into a weapon to conquer worlds. Oscar nominee Simon Kinberg, producer and screenwriter closely linked to the franchise, debuts as director in this film, between the science fiction thriller and the character drama, which adapts the revered story arc devised by Chris Claremont and John Byrne in the 80s...

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Cold Pursuit

Nels Coxman works as a snow plow driver in a remote mountainous region of Canada. His neat and peaceful life turns around when he receives the terrible news that his son has been killed because of the drug business. Torn and eager for revenge, the father will use his hunting skills to wage a meticulous and risky war, in which he will have to face drug traffickers without arousing the slightest suspicion of the authorities. The Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland (Aberdeen, Redemption: The cases of Department Q) makes the leap to Hollywood with Revenge below zero, adapting his popular film One after the other (2014), counting on this occasion with Liam Neeson as the protagonist, who take over from Stellan Skarsgard when it comes to embody the vindictive Nels. This is an action thriller with touches of black humor written by Frank Baldwin and produced by Michael Shamberg (responsible for great hits like Pulp Fiction or Django Unchained). Set in the city of Kehoe, in the Rocky Mountains, Revenge below zero was actually shot at locations in Fernie, Vancouver and Alberta (Canada), with the operator Philip Ogaard of the direction of photography. The original soundtrack is provided by George Fenton, an English composer with a long career with five Oscar nominations under his belt (including Gandhi, Dangerous Friendships and The Fisher King). Tom Bateman, Laura Dern and Emmy Rossum (currently thanks to her role as Fiona in the Shameless series) accompany Liam Neeson in the cast...

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