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My Policeman, Blonde, The Greatest Beer Run Ever… The back-to-school films to watch on the platforms


From Netflix to Amazon Prime Video via Apple TV+ and Disney+, there will be no shortage of prestigious films.

At loggerheads 2Netflix – December 23

Rian Johnson imagines online a sequel toAt daggers drawn, whose first part – very funny – had filled the dark rooms. Detective Benoît Blanc travels to Greece to try to unravel a criminal enigma and meets a gallery of colorful suspects camped by Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Dave Bautista, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Kate Hudson, Jessica Henwick.

AthenaNetflix – September 23

The tragic death of their younger brother in troubled circumstances will in a few hours tip the lives of a sibling into chaos. Romain Gavras is directing a script by his friend Ladj Ly, the director of Miserablesand leads a cast led by Dali Benssalah Sami Slimane, Anthony Bajon and Caesarized Alexis Manenti.

Blonde hairNetflix – September 28

Adapted from Joyce Carol Oates’ bestseller, this biopic is a bold reinterpretation of the trajectory of Marilyn Monroe, one of Hollywood’s most timeless icons. From his tumultuous childhood to his meteoric rise and his unhappy love affairs – from Norma Jeane to Marilyn –, Blonde hair blurs the line between fact and fiction to explore the growing gap between her public persona and the person she was in private. Written and directed by Andrew Dominik, the film is preceded by a sulphurous reputation. It brings together Ana de Armas, on her way to an Oscar nomination, Bobby Cannavale, Adrien Brody, Julianne Nicholson, Xavier Samuel and Evan Williams. Curtain up at the Venice Film Festival.

Catherine Called Birdy, Amazon Prime Video – October 7

1290. In the medieval English village of Stonebridge, Lady Catherine (known as Birdy) is the youngest daughter of Lord Rollo and Lady Aislinn. His playground is Stonebridge Manor, a home that, like the family, has seen better days. Penniless and greedy, Rollo sees his daughter as his way out of financial ruin and intends to arrange her union with a wealthy suitor. But the adventurous Birdy is ready to fend off any suitors. When the vilest suitor declares himself, Lord Rollo and Lady Aislinn are faced with a dilemma: the fortune or the happiness of their daughter. Behind the camera of this anachronistic feminist comedy, Lena Dunham, the liberated creator of Girlsleads fearless Bella Ramsey, indomitable teenage warrior Lyanna Mormont from Game Of Thrones.

Hocus Pocus 2, Disney+ – September 30

The horrible Sanderson sisters are back! Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy find the characters they camped almost 30 years ago in Hocus pocus: the three witches. In this new adventure, the infernal trio – straight out of the XVIIe century and thirsty for revenge. will once again go after the city of Salem. But on this All Saints’ Eve, three brave high school students will do everything to prevent these furious witches from ravaging the city.

My PolicemanAmazon Prime Video – November 4

Story of a forbidden love against a background of social conventions, My Policeman follows the fate of Tom (Harry Styles), policeman, Marion (Emma Corrin, the young Diana of The Crown) and Patrick (David Dawson), museum curator. All three are going to live an emotional trip to Great Britain in the 1950s. In the 1990s, Tom (Linus Roache), Marion (Gina McKee) and Patrick (Rupert Everett) are always transported by desire and regret, but they have one last chance to undo the damage of the past.

PinocchioNetflix – December

Guillermo del Toro reinvents the mythical story, invented by Carlo Collodi, of the wooden puppet that comes to life as if by magic to comfort Gepetto, a grieving old carpenter. This stop motion musical animated film traces the adventures of the mischievous and disobedient Pinocchio who seeks his place in the world. With the original voices of Gregory Mann, Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz, Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, John Turturro, Ron Perlman, Tim Blake Nelson, Burn Gorman. Not to be confused with the competing version of Disney+.

PinocchioDisney+ – September 8

Disney adapts its classic animation in live action. the opportunity to hear the chorus of When we pray to the lucky star performed by Cynthia Erivo – but also new original songs composed by Alan Silvestri and Glen Ballard. He is the director of Forrest Gump Robert Zemeckis who rolled up his sleeves to recount the adventures of the wooden puppet. Its star Tom Hanks plays Geppetto, the sculptor who created the puppet and considers him his own son; Benjamin Evan Ainsworth is the impetuous Pinocchio. Joseph Gordon-Levitt voices Jiminy Cricket, Pinocchio’s conscience and guide.

Raymond and Ray, Apple TV+ – October 21

Director Rodrigo Garcia, with Alfonso Cuaron producing, brings together Ethan Hawke and Ewan McGregor in this portrait of tormented siblings. Raymond and Ray are two half-brothers who have always lived in the shadow of a bad father. However, they have kept their sense of humor and their father’s funeral is an opportunity for them to reinvent themselves.

The Greatest Beer Run EverApple TV+ – September 30

In order to support her friends who have gone to fight in Vietnam, Chickie Donohue (Zac Efron) decides to go to the front lines on her own and bring the soldiers a souvenir from home: cans of their favorite beer. . Soon, what began as a journey filled with good intentions becomes the adventure of a lifetime for Chickie, who faces the reality of this contentious war. His reunion with his childhood friends plunges him into the complexities and responsibilities of adult life. Adapted from an amazing true story, The Greatest Beer Run Everfeaturing Russell Crowe, marks the return of filmmaker Peter Farrelly, Oscar winner for the great sentiments of Green Book: on the roads of the South.

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