Among many other things, our review of the highlights of the June releases includes nothing less than: fly movies Fear -the two focused on the horrors of motherhood-, the long-awaited sequel to a much-loved ‘actioner’ at the time. most watched movie in history NetflixThe latest feature to date from one of the most relevant filmmakers of our time, a documentary review of his life and work as to who he might have been. most important comic book creator in history and an honest look at the stereotypical world of gay porn.
AND ALL WILL BURN, by David Hebrero. First Screening June 2 (Movie)
Influenced by genres like ‘giallo’ and titles like ‘La semilla del diablo’ (1968), Hebrero’s second feature film is set in a world that seems to come to an end to tell the story of María José (Macarena Gómez). , a woman who has been in prison for ten years and mentally devastated after son Lolo committed suicide. He is determined to leave this world, but when he is about to jump off the same bridge his son jumped from, a mysterious girl interrupts him. With his help, María José will now face a community poisoned by superstition and religious intolerance, and this conflict will lead to unexplained events and a series of horrific deaths.
THE SURVIVES, Guillaume Renusson. Premiere 14 June (Movistar+)
A widower living in the Italian Alps decides to help an Afghan woman who is secretly trying to reach France; Along the way, they will have to face the obstacles that nature puts in front of them and above all the persecution of the young radicals living there. Denis Menochet, the protagonist of As bestas (2022), and Zar Amir Ebrahimi, the protagonist of “The Sacred Spider” (2022), is at the center of this intrigue around a frenzied manhunt on the French-Italian border that serves as a violent reflection of issues like immigration. , exile and the rise of extremism.
STAN LEE, A CENTURY-OLD LEGEND, by David Gelb. Premiere June 16 (Disney+)
When Marvel Comics’ creative engine He passed away in November 2018, leaving behind not only a monumental legacy and some of the most iconic characters in popular culture, but also a treasure trove of personal footage and audio-visual documents from his career that you can now see through this film. light for the first time. To trace Lee’s life, Gelb combines these never-before-seen footage with archive television footage and even scenes featuring clay figures, taking fans into the complex mind of the most influential comic book publisher of all time.
TYLER RAKE 2, by Sam Hargrave. Premiere June 16 (Netflix)
You don’t need to have seen this sequel to know that he’ll be as crazy as “Tyler Rake” (2020) as he accompanies the infallible hero (Chris Hemsworth) on a new rescue mission; actually, the main scene a 21-minute plan-series that will apparently make action movie fans cry with delight. Once again, Sam Hargrave, coordinator of experts on films such as ‘Suicide Squad’ (2016), ‘Captain America: Civil War’ (2016), ‘Atomic’ (2017), ‘has taken over the directorial duties. Deadpool 2’ (2018), ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ (2018) and ‘Avengers: Endgame’ (2019). On these last two productions, he has collaborated with the Russo brothers, who act as producers here.
PEARL by Ti West. Premiere 17 June (Movistar+)
In this gritty prequel to “X” (2022), the old woman who terrorizes a film crew is a sweet young woman still stranded on her family’s farm and dreaming of a life of fame and fortune in Hollywood. If ‘X’ paid homage to ‘slasher’ cinema popular in the ’70s, here West borrows from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ (1939) and live-action films like Disney’s ‘Mary Poppins’ (1964). A girl who is rapidly losing control of her own sanity and contemplating the bloody consequences of this collapse.
LUNCH STARS, Claire Denis. Premiere 19 June (Movistar+)
Adapted from Denis Johnson’s 1986 novel of the same name, the famous French director’s latest film to date, ‘La huída’ (1972), brings together the narrative elements of the stories of runaway lovers. Politics of intrigue by foreigners trapped in a Latin American country on the brink of collapse, like ‘Bajo el fuego’ (1983). The film stars a young American journalist who is left without a passport in Nicaragua at the height of the election, and the mysterious British traveler who decides to help him escape the country. Along the way, they will have to deal with corrupt officials and shady CIA agents.
LEILA’S FAMILY, by Saeed Roostaee. Premiere 20 June (Movistar+)
Winning the FIPRESCI award at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, the film depicts a bloated boy grappling with economic hardship and suffering one set of misfortunes. Starring a large cast of actress Taraneh Alidoosti, who is known for her collaborations with director Asghar Farhadi, the film is a social film, family drama and a bit of a sitcom, drawing on the ups and downs of the plot to show what Iranian society is. He will not raise his head until he breaks with his most despicable traditions and stops torturing women.
PORNOMELANCOLÍA, Manuel Abramovich. First Screening June 22 (Movie)
Presented in competition at the recent San Sebastián Festival, the film is in-between documentary and fiction to contemplate the world of gay porn, and contains multiple sex scenes that use framing, off-screen and blurring to avoid obscenity. Abramovich observes the daily life of his hero – he works in a factory, goes to the doctor to check his viral load, Takes nude photos, goes to the gym and nightclubparticipates in the filming of a pornographic film – to present us with a portrait of a man for whom being in front of the camera seems the only remedy against loneliness and sadness. And by the way, the movie works like this: An unbiased view of pornography is as far from fear and vagrancy as it is from voyeurism and beautification.
SUBLIME by Mariano Biasin. First Screening June 23 (Movie)
The emotional ups and downs of adolescence are perfectly captured in this lyrical film about a young rock band member who falls in love with a boy who is not only his best friend but also a member of the band, while working his arms out. confidant in girl affairs. In Biasin’s feature film directorial debut, he unsentimentally evokes emotion while using music as a masterful tool to portray the protagonist’s confusion.
FEW, RABBIT, MANY, by Daina Reid. Premiere June 28 (Netflix)
Although they have always been a staple of horror stories, traumas and neuroses caused by motherhood They’ve spent years inspiring some of the best cinematographic representatives of the genre, such as “The Babadook” (2014), “Goodnight, Mom” (2014) or “Hereditary” (2018).
Reid’s second feature film as a director to explore this and other related topics – for example, how childhood never leaves us – ‘Alice in Wonderland’ allusions, Outbursts of violence and hallucinogenic attacks create an increasingly intense atmosphere of tension and threat.
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