Category 2020

Judy

In the last period of her life, Judy Garland is still a name that arouses admiration and the memory of a golden age of American cinema, but she is also alone, divorced four times, without the voice of once, without a cash and without a contract, because it is considered unreliable and therefore uninsurable...

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The Turning

The timeless charm of the story “The Turn of the Screw” by Henry James becomes the gothic horror film The Turning, a new film excursion by the talented Italian-Canadian Flora Sigismondi, a reporter of famous video clips and more recently engaged on the set of TV series such as The Handmaid’s Tale and American Gods...

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The Gentlemen

It is the latest film by British director Guy Ritchie, best known for directing Snatch and the two Sherlock Holmes with Robert Downey Jr. It is The Gentlemen, based on an original subject: it tells the story of an American, Mickey Pearson, who he made his fortune in London by setting up an authentic empire based on the illegal sale of marijuana...

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Dolittle

John Dolittle, a prodigious doctor, capable of speaking with animals, lived with many of them and his beloved wife Lily in the reserve of wonders that the Queen of England had offered him as a gift. But a shipwreck has taken Lily forever and since then Dolittle has never wanted to meet her fellow men, has closed the hospital doors and given up everything...

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The Call of the Wild

The new film version of The Call of the Forest directed by Chris Sanders is the fourth big screen adaptation of the Jack London classic (which boasts some television transpositions and even a Japanese anime version produced by Toei Animation in the 80s) and is also considered like the remake of the 1935 film with Clark Gable. Along the lines of that adaptation, once again the role of John Thornton is more relevant than in the original novel even if, unlike in ’35, the story of Buck’s arrival in the Yukon is told and faithfully taken from the book...

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Cats

Among the most anticipated titles at the end of 2019, released on theaters on December 20, Cats is now proposing itself as the most influential musical of contemporary cinema, at least from the post La La Land...

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Knives Out

Harlan Thrombey, novelist, publisher and charismatic patriarch of a bizarre extended family, has died. Discovered by the young waitress Marta the morning after an imposing birthday party for her 85 years, the excellent corpse has a cut throat but seems to be the result of suicide. The luxurious country villa of Thrombey sees the arrival of two police inspectors, the private investigator Benoit Blanc, and the family members of the wealthy businessman, led by his sons Linda and Walter and his daughter-in-law Joni...

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Little Woman

The silhouette of Jo, from behind, looking over a glass, like a mother would look at a newborn baby in a nest. Something will be born beyond that glass: his novel, “Little Women”. Those of Greta Gerwig start from here...

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1917

April 6, 1917. Blake and Schofield, young British corporals, receive a suicide mission order: they will have to cross enemy lines and deliver a crucial message that could save the lives of 1600 men about to attack the German army. For Blake, the order to be transmitted takes on a personal character because his brother is part of those 1600 soldiers who must launch the offensive...

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Like a Boss

Ninth experience behind the camera of Miguel Arteta, former director of The Good Girl, Welcome to Cedar Rapids and Beatriz at Dinner, Friends in Business is a female comedy that tells of the hardships and the desire for revenge of two friends for the skin , Mel and Mia. The strange couple had a dream: to set up their own company of beauty products...

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