Category 2023

Avatar – The Way of Water

After the victory over the human invaders, the Na’vi have lived in peace. With them were some terrestrial scientists together with their avatars and a boy too young to be sent back to Earth. Named Spider and son of the late Colonel Quaritch, he grew up with the family of Jake Sully, who has three natural children: the eldest Neteyam, the rebel Lo’ak and the little Tuk. Furthermore Jake and Neytiri have adopted Kiri, daughter of the avatar of Augustine Grace and of unknown father, with a supernatural connection with Eywa, the great mother of Pandora. The Earth is in worse and worse conditions and Pandora could be a new home for humans, who return to the planet more warlike than ever, this time also with avatar soldiers – including a “new” Colonel Quaritch, i.e. a Na’vi body inhabited by a backup of his consciousness...

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Babylon

In 1920s Hollywood, silent cinema was at its technical peak, but was about to be supplanted by the advent of sound. Jack Conrad is a star known for his wild parties, while Nellie LaRoy and Manny Torres are two young people in search of success: she soon becomes an actress while he struggles as a production assistant. Inspired by the title of the famous book by Kenneth Anger Hollywood Babylon, the new invigorating film by Damien Chazelle tells with great deployment of means the rise and fall of its heroes, in a corrupt and promiscuous world but also full of great creative energy...

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The Whale

After the accidental separation from her family, the baby orca Luna unexpectedly befriends the people of a fjord called Nootka Sound...

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I Wanna Dance with Somebody

The extraordinary career of Whitney Houston, nicknamed The Voice (like Frank Sinatra) as “the greatest voice of her generation”, and “most awarded singer in history”, unfolds from the beginning with her mother Cissy and aunt Dionne Warwick, passing through the impressive series of hits when she was still a girl, the film debut in Bodyguard, the unhappy marriage with the singer Bobby Brown, the chat friendship with Robyn Crawford and the past with drugs and alcohol...

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