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Man doesn’t live on bread alone and moviegoers don’t live on Netflix alone. Well, many of the best cinematic productions released in 2022, so far, are spread across multiple platforms and theaters. With help from top entertainment sites, Revista Bula has rounded up this year’s top rated films by critics and viewers alike. Save this list and keep an eye on where and when to see these works. Highlights for “After Yang,” by Kagonada; “Apollo 10 and a Half: Adventure in the Space Age” by Richard Linklater; and “Life After” by Megan Park. The titles are organized in alphabetical order and do not follow ranking criteria.
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After Yang, Kogonada
Jake is a family man who runs a tea shop. Kyra is his wife and Mika is his adopted daughter. Yang is an android bought to be Mika’s older brother and give him a sense of Chinese culture. Unfortunately, Yang begins to malfunction and eventually stops working. In the process of finding a solution to the technical malfunction, Jake realizes that despite being an android, Yang is part of the family as a human.
Apollo 10 and a Half: Adventure in the Space Age, Richard Linklater
In the days leading up to the Apollo 11 moon landing mission, Stan, a 10-and-a-half-year-old fourth-grader living in suburban Houston, is recruited by two government agents while playing in the field. game. He is asked to be a proto-astronaut. The film is loosely based on director Richard Linklater’s childhood and imagination during the summer of 1969, when he lived near NASA, and his memories of man’s first moon landing.
Life After, Megan Park
After a school shooting, Vada, Mia, Quinton and so many others are deeply shaken and traumatized. Quinton has lost his brother, Mia can no longer sleep or leave the house, Vada’s relationship with her family has grown cold. Bonded by trauma, the three are reunited on their unique journey to heal in a world forever changed.
The event, Audrey Diwan
Anne is a young woman who decides to have an abortion to complete her studies and escape the social restrictions of her working-class family in France in 1963. Determined and disobedient to the law, Anne fights against time to pass her exams, while her belly grows, and risks taking illegal and embarrassing measures and interrupting the pregnancy.
The Northman, Robert Eggers
Based on “Amleth”, from Saxo Grammaticus, and also “Hamlet”, but adapted to the Viking universe, in which to die by the sword is the highest honor for a noble, the young prince Amleth wants to avenge the death of his dad. father, King Aurvandil. The monarch was assassinated by his uncle, who took the throne. Now Amleth wants to claim his birthright, but he will encounter many obstacles in his path, among them love.
The Weight of Talent, Tom Gormican
Nicolas Cage, decadent and financially bankrupt, accepts a million dollar offer to attend a birthday party for a bigoted and dangerous fanatic, millionaire drug lord Javi Gutierrez. Everything takes an unexpected turn when the actor is recruited by the CIA and forced to play several of his iconic screen characters to save himself and his loved ones.
Red: Growing up is a beast, Domee Shi
Set in Toronto, circa 2003, 13-year-old Mei Lee is a high school student, an only child, and overprotected by her parents. The girl has three best friends: Miriam, Priya and Abby, who are in love with the boy band 4Towns. One day, after a disturbing dream about the musicians, Mei wakes up transformed into a red panda. She discovers that transfiguration is an ancient rite of passage for the women in her family when they reach puberty. If she can’t control her emotions, she might be trapped in the panda’s body. So Mei must use all of her meditation skills to resist the change until the ceremony takes place.
Batman, Matt Reeves
Batman is still in his early years as a vigilante when he finds a cryptic clue, which reveals that Gotham’s murdered mayor had a secret lover. The woman is under the protection of Selina Kyle, known as Catwoman, but the criminals still manage to kidnap her. Together, Selina and Batman infiltrate a secret nightclub, where politicians and gangsters frolic and cut deals. Meanwhile, the mayor’s assassin, the villainous Riddler, claims another fatal victim and leaves Batman and Lt. Gordon with more clues. They serve to help the two find the “rat”, someone leaking confidential information about influential people.
Everything, everywhere at the same time, Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert
Evelyn is an overworked woman dealing with the family laundry, her declining marriage to Waymon, her father who is always critical of her decisions, and her aimless daughter named Joy. Her routine is out of the ordinary when she discovers that, despite being the least successful of all the Evelyns in the multiverses, she is the only one who can save the world from the evil Jobu Tupaki.
A hero, Asghar Farhadi
Rahum Soltani is a middle-aged man in Iran who took a loan from a loan shark to start a new business. Her partner, however, took the money and fled. Unable to pay the debt, Rahim’s guarantor repays his debt, but files charges against him and sends him to jail. After being granted a two-day leave, Rahim goes in search of his son, Siavash, who lives with his mother, and Farkhoundeh, his girlfriend, whom he was planning to marry.