Category 2024

Night Swim

Based on the acclaimed 2014 short film by Rod Blackhurst and Bryce McGuire, the film stars Ray Waller, a former Major League baseball player forced into early retirement due to a degenerative disease, who moves into a new house with his caring wife Eve, teenage daughter Izzy and son Elliot. Secretly hoping, against all odds, to play professionally again, Ray convinces Eve that the shiny pool in the back yard of his new house will be fun for the kids and good physical therapy for him...

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Kraven the Hunter

He should have been the villain of Sam Raimi’s fourth Spider-Man film, Kraven the Hunter, but he will only arrive at the cinema in 2023. He is one of Spider-Man’s most enduring and fascinating nemeses, the protagonist of what is probably the story more mature than the character: “Kraven’s Last Hunt”. At the cinema we will meet him in a younger version, played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who declared his character will be an animal lover and protector of the natural world. J.C. is directing. Chandor, known for Margin Call and 1981: New York City, two films far from CGI blockbusters...

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JOKER 2: Folie à Deux

After his exploit of madness, in the film Golden Lion in Venice in 2019, Arthur Fleck was arrested and committed to the Arkham Asylum psychiatric institution...

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Dune 2

Having escaped the fall of the House of Atreides, Paul took refuge with the Fremen, who however look at him as a long-awaited Messiah. For him it seems like a dead end situation: to defeat the usurpers Harkonnen cannot help but follow his destiny among the Fremen, even if this seems to be a prelude to future and bloody wars. Second chapter for the trilogy dedicated to “Dune” by Frank Herbert by Denis Villeneuve, who also wouldn’t mind working on the adaptation of the next book...

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Wonka

Young Willy Wonka arrives in town with a little money and a bar of chocolate in a top hat halfway between the magician’s hat and Eta Beta’s bag. His dream is to open a large chocolate shop in the square where, however, three master chocolatiers already coexist who form a cartel among themselves and do not allow a new competitor: especially one who manages to make customers fly with his chocolates. Willy stays at an inn whose owner makes him sign a contract full of clauses that bind him to work for years in her laundry, where other unfortunate people who have been deceived in the same way at different times also stay. Among them is Noodle, a little girl who was recovered by the landlady from the laundry bin and who is forced to repay such generosity with the role of slave of the inn...

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