Wednesday, August 4

Surely stands up to the Black Widow

Few dare to stand up to the long-awaited Black Widow played by Scarlett Johansson this week on the billboard, except Santiago Segura who hopes to repeat the blockbuster with his new comedy A todo tren or the combative Miss Marx, biopic of the author’s daughter capital.

“Black Widow”, double premiere in theaters and on Disney +

After postponing its launch numerous times due to the pandemic, Black Widow will be released in cinemas and Disney + at the same time and will be the first Marvel film to reach the big screen after the hiatus due to the coronavirus. It will mark the final farewell of Scarlett Johansson from the character.

With Cate Shortland as director and Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz and David Harbor escorting Johansson in the cast, the film investigates the origin of Black Widow exploring the traumas of a spy who emerged in the Soviet bloc who ended up fighting for the Avengers in the United States .

Miss Marx

Santiago Segura returns to “A todo tren” as actor and director

After establishing himself in 2020 as the great savior of the Spanish cinema box office, despite the restrictions of the pandemic, with the sequel to Father there is only one, Santiago Segura returns to the attack with A todo tren, Asturias, a comedy that directs and stars alongside Leo Harlem, Florentino Fernández or David Guapo, among others.

Adaptation of a French film, the story revolves around a father and a grandfather who are commissioned to take a group of children to a summer camp, but they get lost when the train starts taking the children away while they stay on the platform. , which is the beginning of an adventure to try to recover them.


The little daughter of the father of communism

Miss Marx is a portrait of Eleanor “Tussy” Marx, the youngest daughter of the father of communism and theorist of historical materialism, a brilliant, intelligent, passionate and free woman and one of the first feminists to carry on the legacy of her father and of his partner Engels.

Directed by Susanna Nichiarelli (Nico, 1988) and starring Romola Garai, the film focuses on Eleanor’s public life, her fight for workers’ rights, for the abolition of child labor and women’s rights, and also in private and in his attraction to the unbridled and conceited Edward Aveling who turns everything he defends upside down.

One of the scenes in the film recreates the representation of Dollhouse, in a double game between what Ibsen’s text says and what Eleanor – affectionately nicknamed Tussy – suffers at that moment, the disappointment with her father and with her partner .

World War II from the Japanese side

Kiyoshi Kurosawa, director of Cure, Tokyo Sonata, Kairo (Pulse) or Bright Future, returns with this film set in World War II that won the Silver Lion for best director at the last Venice Film Festival.

Co-written by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, director of the acclaimed film Happy Hour, it kicks off the night before the outbreak of war, when local merchant Yusaku Fukuhara leaves his wife Satoko at home and travels to Manchuria with his nephew; There, he is a casual witness to a barbarous act and decides to take steps to reveal it to the world.

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