Category 2019

The Curse of La Llorona

Los Angeles, 1973. Anna is a social worker who, after the death of her husband, has had to perform feats in order to combine her profession with the care of her two children. Skeptical in a religious and superstitious city, she faces the case of a mother who, out of fear, has locked her children in a closet. After ignoring the warnings of this woman, Anna will release the terrible curse of La Llorona, a terrible phantom that attacks children and now loves their own. James Wan (Aquaman) sponsors the directorial debut of Michael Chaves in a horror film framed within the macabre cinematographic universe raised from the saga Warren File and its various spin offs. On this occasion, the protagonist is La Llorona, one of the great folk legends of Latin American folklore personified in the specter of a woman who, after murdering her children and then committing suicide, wanders the world in search of children to replace them with. With this material as a starting point, the film offers a story full of scares and suspense where a social worker will have to face this supernatural evil while trying to reconcile their profession and taking care of their offspring with the pain of loss of life. her husband still recent. To help you in this task, you will have the help of a priest experienced in the fight against a character that has scared dozens of generations...

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John Wick Chapter 3 – Parabellum

After breaking the rules and killing a senior member of the High Table, the International Union of Assassins has excommunicated John Wick and put a price of 14 million dollars on his head. From this moment, John will star in a human chase in which an army of mercenaries from all corners of the planet will persecute him relentlessly. Some of them still have not chosen sides and, to survive, Wick will travel to the ends of the world in search of allies. 5 years after its first delivery, the vicissitudes of this hit man in a world ruled by dark powers and moral codes face a third installment that, in full form, confirms John Wick as one of the best sagas of action in the world. moment. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum places its lethal protagonist right at the point where it was left by the previous installment (Pacto de sangre). Repudiated and with a considerable reward for his head, the film follows this man in a race against time for survival, where the best sicarios on the planet wait after every corner to liquidate the prize. Chad Stahelski repeats for the third time as director in this sequel that respects, and expands, the hallmarks of the identity of the franchise, which has always avoided resorting to digital effects in favor of spectacular choreographies of fight and stylized shootings full of violence and spirit of comics Keanu Reeves (Siberia) returns as Wick with Ian McShane (Hellboy) and Oscar nominee Laurence Fishburne (Ant-Man and the Wasp)...

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Hellboy

While Hellboy neutralizes the threat of giants in England, in London a much worse evil grows. The Queen of the Blood has returned from the dead with a thirst for vengeance and a plan to destroy the world. The Paranormal Investigation Agency will send veteran Ben Daimio and young Alice Monaghan to help Hellboy stop her. However, for the red demon it will not be so simple, because it is not clear whether he should take the side of humans or lead the army of hell. The red demon emerged from the mind of Mike Mignola, and immortalized on the big screen by Guillermo del Toro, returns to the undercard with this new release that, however, completely decouples from its predecessors. Neil Marshall (Centurion) is at the controls of this reboot and Hellboy directs a film even more faithful to the essence of the character, where humor is mixed with an adult story, visceral and violent not suitable for all audiences. With the supervision of Mignola himself, the film tackles one of the most epic and exciting stories of this publication, which tells the dramatic origin of this tireless warrior against the forces of darkness, while bringing together many of the most loved elements by the fans throughout its almost 25 years of history. The result is a witchcraft and surprises show that combines great scenes of action, horror movies and an intense emotional journey and self-discovery of its protagonist...

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Escape Room

Six strangers receive a mysterious box that invites them to escape the routine and participate in a new Escape Room where the prize for solving the enigma is one million dollars. However, when they meet in the room, they will discover that there are very real dangers behind the emotion and tension of the game. Locked up by a sadist who knows all his most unmentionable secrets, they will have to resort to his wit to find the clues and go out in an hour. If they do not get it, they will die. Become one of the most widespread entertainments of today, the phenomenon of the Escape Rooms, where participants must resort to the ingenuity and skills of each team member to solve a riddle and escape from a closed room, gives the I jump to the big screen. Adam Robitel (Insidious: The Last Key) directs this fast-paced psychological thriller where the amusing tension of a million-dollar prize-winning challenge will turn into a desperate struggle for survival in which each enigma is more complicated than the last. The viewer can also be part of the experience, trying to discover the final key that will hide behind the most unspeakable traumas of six strangers of very different origins. Taylor Russell (Blackwood), Logan Miller (With love, Simón), Tyler Labine (Supermaderos 2) and Deborah Ann Woll (Ruby Sparks), among others, play the players of this Escape Room that stands out for its visual potential and personality own of each of the deadly rooms in which it passes...

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The Sun Is Also a Star

Daniel Bae, a romantic college student, and the pragmatic Natasha Kingsley are two young men who meet in New York City. Although the crush is instantaneous, their paths have crossed at the worst possible time. Natasha, of Jamaican origin, is struggling to prevent her and her family from being deported from the United States. in the next 12 hours. For this reason, he refuses to accept what he feels for Daniel. In spite of everything, he will try to convince her that his destiny is to be together. The Sun is also a star is the second best seller of the writer Nicola Yoon who makes the leap to the big screen. Produced by the same people responsible for the first one (Love is everything, everything), this film directed by Ry Russo-Young (If not awake) proposes an optimistic and exciting youthful romance between an idealistic university student and a skeptical young Jamaican woman who is 12 hours of being deported with her family. As in so many films, the city of New York becomes the incomparable setting, and almost protagonist, of a modern interracial love story that talks about falling in love at the most unexpected moment and wonders if the things that happen in life are random events or they are part of a plan of the universe. The promising performers Yara Shahidi (Black-ish) and Charles Melton (Riverdale) give life to this couple who are torn between accepting that their relationship is impossible or fight to show that their destiny is to be together...

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Wonder Park

June is only eight years old, but she is already a prodigy of mathematics and passionate about engineering. Together with her mother, the little girl has designed an amusement park, managed by friendly animals, which could astonish anyone. However, when her mother falls seriously ill, she will abandon a project that, incredibly, will come to life. Faced with the threat of a darkness that hangs over this fantastic place, June will be the only one capable of preventing it from being destroyed forever. The successful duo of screenwriters formed by André Nemec and Josh Applebaum (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol) makes its first foray into animation cinema and is allied with the emerging Spanish studio Ilion Animation (responsible for Planet 51 or Mortadelo and Filemón against Jimmy the Cachondo), to bring to the big screen this fantastic story about the power of imagination, family, friendship, teamwork and belief in oneself. The magic park follows in the footsteps of a girl with an extraordinary talent for engineering who, together with her mother, has designed a fantastic amusement park that, by magic, will end up coming to life. From this story suitable for all types of audiences, the film creates a moving modern tale about love and loss, in addition to talking about the jump from childhood to youth. Full of friendly and charismatic characters, the film offers fun and adventures full of emotion, a sense of humor and a first-class visual finish...

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Brightburn

Tori and Kyle Breyer dream of being parents, but their infertility problems make it impossible. Their prayers seem to be heard when they discover a ship coming from another world with a baby inside it. Marriage adopts it and, as it grows, it becomes a clever and curious boy who fills them with pride. However, when he reaches puberty, the child will begin to develop superhuman powers and an evil that will turn him into a sadistic, terrible and unstoppable force. James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2), as a producer; his brother Brian and his cousin Mark, screenwriters, and director David Yaroveski (The Hive) intend to give a radical turn to the superhero genre in this film that, far from focusing on the spectacularity and the epic of other productions with a bigger budget, It proposes a story of pure terror. The son imagines what might have happened if the child from another planet landing on a farm in Kansas had become a ruthless psychopath instead of the well-known hero in the red cape and the S in the chest. Inspired by the world of comics, but also in slasher classics such as Halloween Night, this fresh and original film promises spooky surprises and scares with high doses of violence not suitable for all audiences. Elizabeth Banks (Who’s killing the cranks ??) and Jackson A. Dunn (Avengers: Endgame) lead the cast and star in this peculiar mother-child relationship, on the verge of a more complicated puberty than normal, which serves as the driving force behind the plot...

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Dumbo

Max Medici, the owner of a decadent circus, hires Holt Farrier so that, with the help of his children, he can take care of Dumbo, a huge-eared elephant that has become the laughingstock of the place. When they discover that the pachyderm is able to fly, success and prosperity will return to the show. This will attract the attention of the persuasive businessman V.A. Vandevere, who will reunite Dumbo with a charming trapeze artist in a great show for his amusement park, a place with dark secrets. In the line of his latest reviews of animation classics, Dumbo is the new iconic character of Disney in starring an adaptation to real image. The Oscar-nominated Tim Burton (Home of Miss Peregrine for peculiar children), which gave the kick-off to this fever by the remake in the company of the mouse with Alice in Wonderland, is responsible for leading the great screen the well-known history of the elephant of disproportionate ears that made him both the laughingstock of the circus and, later, the great star of the show. In this film, Burton relies on the latest special effects techniques to give life to the cute pachyderm and the rest of his four-legged friends, main characters in an adventure that combines action, emotion and good messages about respect for the different and the value of the family. For this film, which recovers the spirit of the original and, at the same time, adds new aspects to the plot, the director has a cast full of familiar faces in his filmography, from the Oscar nominees Danny DeVito (At the wedding of my sister) and Michael Keaton (Spider-Man: Homecoming), until Eva Green (Based on real events)...

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The Queens Corgi

Rex is one of the corgis that inhabit Buckingham Palace. The luxury life he enjoys and being the queen’s favorite has made him a very arrogant dog. However, a diplomatic incident with the US president, of which he is guilty, will make him fall into disgrace and, after being betrayed by one of his companions, he will end up lost in the streets of London. With the help of new friends, Rex will have to overcome a dangerous adventure if he wants to return to his beloved owner. Become a benchmark for European animation, Ben Stassen (Bigfoot’s son) premieres his new production, a cartoon tape of Belgian origin but shot in English. Corgi, the queen’s pets, takes the viewer on an incredible adventure from the luxurious outbuildings of Buckingham Palace to the less glamorous corners of London. The protagonist of this trip is an arrogant dog accustomed to the pomp and pageantry that will go from being the favorite of the queen to fall into disgrace after an unfortunate incident with President Trump. As the film progresses, this cute character will learn from his mistakes and help from the love and friendship that arises with his kennel companions to try to return home. Along the way you will have to avoid all kinds of dangers and crazy situations that will delight the youngest of the house...

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Pet Sematary

Dr. Louis Creed moves with his wife Rachel and their two young children to a house in the most rural area of ​​Maine. They soon discover that, deep in the forest, a short distance from their new home, there is a small and mysterious animal cemetery that makes the animals buried there come back to life. When the tragedy hits the Creed, Louis will ask for help from his neighbor, unwittingly initiating a chain of events that will release an ancestral evil. Still in the top 5 of Stephen King’s most blockbuster film adaptations, the classic Animal Graveyard comes alive in this remake directed by Kevin Kölsh and Dennis Widmyer (Starry Eyes). As it happened in the novel and in the film that precedes it, this film talks about death and family love through great doses of terror both in the form of scares based on paranormal phenomena, and when it deepens into a much more real fear and threatening: that of parents willing to do anything, even flirt with demonic forces, for the welfare of their children. In line with other recent successes based on the work of the writer from Maine (like It), this film offers a dark and spooky plot where an evil presence terrorizes the inhabitants of a small American town...

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