The studios bring out the big guns: 14 films to watch during the holiday season at the cinema

The studios release the big guns: 14 films to watch during the Holidays at the cinema

MISE & Agrave; DAY

The holiday season promises to be a lot busier than last year. And it’s no coincidence that the studios are finally releasing the big guns announced. Here is our file on all the feature films to see during the end of year holidays! & nbsp;

“La main de Dieu”

Paolo Sorrentino ( Youth or the excellent series The Young Pope ) offers an eminently personal and strongly autobiographical drama with the story of this teenager (Filippo Scotti) wanting to become a filmmaker. Everything takes place in Naples with the arrival of Diego Maradona in the city's soccer team as a backdrop.

  • Indoor on December 3 and via Netflix on December 15

“Cosmic denial”

Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, Timothée Chalamet and Meryl Streep (as President of the United States) play the part in this apocalyptic feature film. A meteorite is due to destroy Earth in six months and scientists are trying to alert the world's population. The film is directed by Adam McKay, whose Vice caused a stir in 2018.

  • In theaters December 10 and via Netflix December 24

“West Side Story”

Steven Spielberg decided to revisit this musical which had been the subject of a film released in 1961. But the Oscar-winning filmmaker was inspired by the version presented on Broadway, which is a variation on Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. The modernized version that stars Rachel Zegler as Maria and Ansel Elgort as Tony includes musical classics from Leonard Bernstein. And fans of the 1961 feature film will be happy to see Rita Moreno, who played Anita at the time, again as Valentina, custom-created for the one who also produced the new feature.

  • In theaters December 10

“Being the Ricardos”

Lucille Ball was an iconic figure in 1950s American television and I Love Lucy . Embodied in this Aaron Sorkin film by an unrecognizable Nicole Kidman, the star, along with her husband Desi Arnaz (Javier Bardem), faces unforeseen problems.

  • In theaters December 10 and via Amazon Prime Video on December 21

“Nightmare Alley”

Guillermo del Toro stars Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett and Willem Dafoe in this psychological thriller about a traveling circus worker who manipulates his victims.

  • In theaters December 17

“Spider-Man: No Return”

Tom Holland dons the masked vigilante costume again. And, in addition to Zendaya's presence in GM, we also note that of Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange. And since the Marvel film mentions the multiverse, Jamie Foxx is reprising his role of Electro, Alfred Molina that of Doctor Octopus and Willem Dafoe that of the Green Goblin … among others.

  • In theaters December 17

” Goodbye happiness “

Ken Scott has chosen to focus with the humor that characterizes his work on the relationship between four brothers following the death of their father. Antoine Bertrand, Patrice Robitaille, Louis Morissette and François Arnaud embody these siblings plunging back into childhood memories.

  • In theaters on December 17

“Sing! 2 “

Singing animals, it's perfect for the little ones, the sequel to the animated film promising to be as happy as the first part.

  • In theaters on December 22

“Kingsman: first mission”

Postponed multiple times for two years due to the pandemic, here are the detectives like no other. Matthew Vaughn does it again at the helm of this third episode of the franchise. The prequel to the first feature film, this Kingsman: First Mission sees a group of villains attempting to wipe out millions of humans. Ralph Fiennes, Daniel Brühl, Rhys Ifans and Matthew Goode are on the cast.

  • In theaters December 22

“The matrix: resurrections”

The work of Lana Wachowski, this fourth film almost never saw the light of day. The screenwriter, director and producer seriously considered not to continue filming after a stoppage due to the pandemic in March 2020. It is the actors, including Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Lambert Wilson or Jada Pinkett Smith who convinced to continue.

  • In theaters December 22

“The Tender Bar “

George Clooney steps back behind the camera to tell the story of J. R. Moehringer (Tye Sheridan), taken from the memoir of the author and journalist. Ben Affleck plays the boy's uncle and Christopher Lloyd his grandfather.

  • In theaters December 22 and via Amazon Prime Video January 7

“Licorice Pizza”

Paul Thomas Anderson plunges moviegoers into the 1970s. An aspiring actor (Cooper Hoffman, son of Philip Seymour Hoffman) falls in love of the assistant (Alana Haim) of a photographer. They become friends and evolve in the San Fernando Valley, a suburb of Los Angeles, meeting politicians and producers of the time.

  • In theaters December 25

“American Underdog”

Because Christmas usually rhymes with biopic and sports film, here's how Kurt Warner (Zachary Levi) became an NFL legend. We also find Anna Paquin, Dennis Quaid and Adam Baldwin in the credits of this inspiring family film.

  • In theaters December 25

“The Lost Daughter”

For his first feature As a screenwriter and director, Maggie Gyllenhaal chose to adapt the eponymous novel by Elena Ferrante, author whose “The Prodigious Friend” was the subject of a television series adaptation for HBO in 2018. We find So Olivia Colman in Leda, obsessed with a young mother (Dakota Johnson) and her little girl in a seaside town.

  • In theaters in some cities on December 17 and via Netflix on December 31

Note: the da your may change without notice

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