Did you want premieres? Well, have two cups, because between November 23 and 25 a whopping 20 novelties arrive in our cinemas with which to take refuge from the waves of people who will flood the shops in search of a bargain on Black Friday. Limited premieres before the landings in streaming, animation for all audiences and war epics appear in a tremendously varied offer. Let’s review it!
‘Daggers in the back: The mystery of Glass Onion’ (‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’, 2022)
- It is the continuation of the magnificent ‘Daggers in the back’ with which Rian Johnson revitalized the whodunnit subgenre in 2019, and offers a new dose of mystery of the highest level.
- Its cast is dazzling, and includes names like Daniel Craig, Kate Hudson, Jessica Henwick, Edward Norton, Dave Bautista and Kathryn Hahn.
- It’s Daniel Craig’s first film since he’s hung up his tuxedo and license to kill as James Bond’s double zero.
- When Netflix bought the rights to the film, the green light was given to the development of a third part in which Craig and director Rian Johnson will reunite.
- It opens in theaters on a limited basis for one week on November 23, 2022.
‘Strange World’ (‘Strange World’, 2022)
- It is the new animated film from Disney, and is co-directed by Don Hally —’Raya and the Last Dragon’— and Qui Nguyen, who makes his directorial debut after signing the script for ‘Raya’ with Hally.
- His original voice collection is fantastic, and features the vocal chords of Jake Gyllenhaal, Lucy Liu, Dennis Quaid, and Gabrielle Union, among others.
- It is the second film from Walt Disney Animation Studios to be rated PG by the MPAA after ‘Frozen II’ due to its action scenes and certain themes.
- It is the first film to have used the Disney Centennial logo.
‘The woman king’ (‘The Woman King’, 2022)
- This war epic is directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, responsible for titles such as ‘The Old Guard’ or ‘The Secret Life of Bees’.
- The cast of the film is headed by Viola Davis and John Boyega.
- It is inspired by the real events that occurred in the Kingdom of Dahomey between the 18th and 19th centuries, and follows the general of a female military unit that fought against the enemies of her people.
- It comes to our theaters after its preview at the Toronto Film Festival, where it received a more than decent reception.
‘Until the bones: Bones and All’ (‘Bones and All’, 2022)
- ‘Bones and All’ is the meeting between director Luca Guadagnino and Timothee Chalamet after the fantastic ‘Call Me by Your Name’.
- It adapts the novel by Camille DeAngelis and tells a story of adolescent cannibal love in the key of a road movie.
- Along with Chalamet, the cast is completed by Taylor Russell, Mark Rylance, Chloe Sevigny, David Gordon Green and Jessica Harper, among others.
- She won the award for best director and for best emerging actress at the Venice Festival and closed the last edition of the Sitges Festival.
‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio’ (‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio’, 2022)
- It is a beautiful version of the classic tale filtered through the vision of Guillermo del Toro, which he co-directs with Mark Gustafson.
- In its cast there are top-level names such as Ewan McGregor, Ron Perlman, Cate Blanchett, David Bradley, Tilda Swinton, John Turturro or Christoph Waltz. Almost nothing.
- It opens in limited theaters before its release on Netflix next December.
- It is the first animated film directed by Guillermo del Toro.