Review of the premieres that hit theaters
today, friday, july 23
As the most prominent title we have ‘Space Jam: New Legends‘(Warner Bros.), spiritual sequel to that’ Space Jam ‘that Michael Jordan starred in 25 years ago. Now it is LeBron James who headlines with the Looney Tunes this new production in which the NBA champion and world cone is trapped with his son in the digital space of an all-powerful and evil force called AI In order to return home, LeBron will have to with the help of Bugs, Lola Bunny and the whole gang of very undisciplined Looney Tunes. Together they will have to defeat the digitized AI champions and they will have to do it on the basketball court.
For its part, the Spanish release of the week is’The cover‘(eOne Films Spain), musical comedy in which Dani and Sandra are two young music lovers who meet one summer night in Benidorm, this city being one more protagonist of the film. From stage to stage, both discover the universe of anonymous singers … and love.
Finally, we will also highlight ‘Wrong Turn, trail to hell‘(Selecta Visin), remake of’ Km. 666 (Desvo al inferno) ‘in which a group of young people stray from their hiking route, entering the lands of the Foundation, a hidden community ready to do anything to protect their particular lifestyle.
Director: Mar Targarona
Guin: Cuca Canals, Christian Molina, Mike Hostench
Cast: Pablo Derqui, Marina Gatell, Esteban Galilea, Anna Chincho Serrano, Kndido Uranga
Plot: David and Sara wake up glued to the abdomen, naked. They are in a mysterious place. They don’t remember how they got to that room. David suggests the possibility that they have been drugged and kidnapped. Both must trust each other to unravel the mystery, but Sara becomes suspicious of David. While trying to connect the dots, they discover that being close makes even the most mundane activities extremely difficult, as well as causing an inevitable mutual attraction to emerge despite the circumstances. Both are forced to share their most intimate and shameful secrets with a stranger in order to unravel the mystery.
‘Space Jam: New Legends’
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
Guin: Juel Taylor, Tony Rettenmaier, Keenan Coogler, Terence Nance, Jesse Gordon, Celeste Ballard
Cast: LeBron James, Don Cheadle, Sonequa Martin-Green, Jeff Bergman, Eric Bauza, Khris Davis, Zendaya, Cedric Joe
Plot: Welcome to a game from another dimension! The NBA champion and world cone LeBron James embarks on a pica adventure alongside Bugs Bunny, the timeless character from Looney Tunes in ‘Space Jam: New Legends’. This journey of transformation is a frenzied combination of two worlds that tells us how far some parents can go to connect with their children. LeBron and his son Dom are trapped in the digital space of an all-powerful and evil force called AI. In order to return home, LeBron will have to with the help of Bugs, Lola Bunny and the entire gang of very undisciplined Looney Tunes. Together they will have to defeat the c …
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Director: Secun de la Rosa
Guin: Secun de la Rosa
Cast: Lex Monner, Marina Salas, Juan Diego, Susi Snchez, Carmen Machi, Carolina Yuste, Lander Otaola, Mara Hervs
Plot: Dani is a young man with a great inner conflict that paralyzes him: he loves music, but he is afraid of failing like his father, and he suffers thinking that he is one more, like his grandfather, so he decides not to try hiding in his authenticity . That summer, between his job as a waiter and nights with friends, he met Sandra. With her discover the struggle of anonymous singers, love and what it means not to be one more.
‘Wrong Turn, path to hell’
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director: Mike P. Nelson
Guin: Alan B. McElroy
Cast: Charlotte Vega, Matthew Modine, Damian Maffei, Bill Sage, Emma Dumont, Valerie Jane Parker, Chaney Morrow, David Hutchinson
Plot: The terror of a remote and isolated place and the suspense that destroys the nerves meet when Jen, her boyfriend Darius and a group of friends go hiking on the Appalachian Trail. Despite warnings from locals not to venture off the established trail, hikers end up straying off course. Without realizing it, they enter the lands inhabited by the Foundation, a hidden community of mountain dwellers willing to employ all manner of deadly methods to protect their way of life. Suddenly under siege, Jen, Darius, and their friends seem to be heading inevitably towards the point of no return, to me …
‘The trip of their lives’
Director: Jules Williamson
Guin: Jordan Waller
Cast: Kelly Preston, Jenny Seagrove, Sally Phillips, Franco Nero, Judi Dench, Ben Miller, Peter Bowles, Andrea Corr, Jordan Waller, Elizabeth Dormer-Phillips, Carlos Magnusson, Toni Sastre, Laurent C. Lucas, Lex Tejedor, Lucille Howe , Alessio Pecorari, Moritz Bonin, Rodo Gener, Catalina Florit, Xisco Rdenas, Pedro Victory, Uve Barker
Plot: Three friends in their fifties recreate a train trip across Europe, but this time 17-year-old Maddie takes her mother’s place, fulfilling her last wish. With lost passports, train strikes, and romantic entanglements on their way, they must put aside old squabbles to complete the journey in five days and remind themselves that they are still in the prime of life.
‘Mystery in Saint-Tropez’
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Director: Nicolas Benamou
Guin: Nicolas Benamou, Christian Clavier, Jean-Franois Halin, Jean-Marie Poir
Cast: Christian Clavier, Benot Poelvoorde, Grard Depardieu, Thierry Lermitte, Virginie Hocq, Rossy de Palma, Vincent Desagnat, Jrme Commandeur, Elisa Bechir
Plot: August 1970, in full period yy. Like every year, the millionaire Claude Trachant and his wife Eliane have invited the best of show business to their sumptuous villa in Saint-Tropez. It seemed that nothing could spoil the widespread party until the couple’s convertible is sabotaged. Convinced of being the victim of an attempted murder, Tranchant calls his friend Chirac to get in touch with the best detective in Paris. But in the middle of the summer, only Commissioner Boulin, about to retire, is available.
Director: Guillaume Brac
Guin: Guillaume Brac, Catherine Paill
Cast: Eric Nantchouang, Salif Ciss, Douard Sulpice, Asma Messaoudene, Soundos Mosbah, Benjamin Natchouang
Plot: One hot summer night in Paris, Flix meets Alma. The evening goes smoothly and they end up sleeping together in a park. As soon as she wakes up, Alma leaves to spend the summer with her family in the south of France. Flix, who has fallen madly in love, decides to surprise her and spend the summer with her soul mate. In the company of his best friend, Chrif, he sets off in a car shared with the stranger and prudish Edouard. Upon arrival, a small car accident caused the three of them to share a camping trip on an unusual vacation where nothing goes as planned.
‘The dance of the worlds’
Director: JJ Machuca
Guin: JJ Machuca
Plot: A film that transits between the visual and the sound to contemplate in a very special way the beauty and dance of nature. Without dialogue or voice over, the combination of images and music completely immerses us in the forms, in the textures, in the movement of the elements of all imaginable worlds.