As we know, Christmas falls on the weekend this year.
And a weekend (also) means cinema, in the company of our dearest people, enveloped in the darkness of a cinema and overwhelmed by the magic that only the big screen can offer.
But which are, specifically, the films to see? Let’s find out together, starting with a couple of titles that have already been in theaters for a few days.
Avatar: The Way of Water
The long-awaited sequel directed by James Cameron is shaping up to be one of the big movies this Christmas. Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, Avatar: The Water Trail tells the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri and their children), the danger that follows them, and how far they are willing to go to keep themselves safe. each other, about the battles they fight to stay alive and the tragedies they face.
In the cast Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Cliff Curtis, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Edie Falco, Jemaine Clement, Giovanni Ribisi and Kate Winslet . You can find our review
Puss in Boots 2: The Last Wish
The new cinematic adventure of the famous feline who appeared for the first time in the Shrek saga . In the film the audacious outlaw, Puss in Boots, pays a heavy price for his notorious passion for danger and disregard for safety. Though he lost count along the way, the Puss burned eight of his nine lives. To get them back he embarks on a colossal enterprise. You can find our review
Let’s continue now with the titles of the week.
The film by Felix van Groeningen and Charlotte Vandermeersch which was presented in competition at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Jury Prize.
Based on the homonymous novel by Paolo Cognetti , the film stars Luca Marinelli, Alessandro Borghi, Filippo Timi, Elena Lietti and Elisabetta Mazzullo .
The Eight Mountains tells the story of a friendship. A friendship born between two children who, having become men, try to distance themselves from the path taken by their fathers but, due to the vicissitudes and choices they face, they always end up returning home. You can find our review
The big day
The new film starring Aldo, Giovanni and Giacomo , directed by their trusted collaborator Massimo Venier .
Giovanni and Giacomo play two childhood friends who are preparing to celebrate the wedding of their respective children, Caterina and Elio , in a luxurious villa on Lake Como. However, the situation gets complicated when Giovanni ‘s ex-wife – as well as Caterina ‘s mother – shows up with her new partner, Aldo, chaotic and expansive type that arouses the perplexities of the two friends. He will be the one to bring out the unresolved conflicts in their relationship, which will question their friendship and their respective marriages.
Masquerade – Thieves of love
Nicolas Bedos ‘ film tells the story of Adrien, an attractive dancer who has had to leave the dance, wastes his youth in idleness on the Côte d’Azur, where he lives supported by Martha, an elderly former film star. Everything changes when he meets the young and beautiful Margot and is immediately struck by love. Together, they fantasize about a better life and stage a scam against a wealthy businessman.
Ernest and Celestine – The Adventure of the 7 Notes
The animated film directed by Jean-Christophe Roger and Julien Chheng. Ernest and Celestine are back for an exciting new adventure: their unique friendship and their love of music will lead them to discover fantastic worlds.
To fix their broken violin, Ernest and Celestine set out on a journey to the distant birthplace of the bear, a magical land where the best musicians in the world have always performed and incredible melodies fill the air with joy. Upon their arrival, however, our heroes discover a completely different reality: all forms of music have been banned! Ernest and Celestine just can’t imagine a life without music.
Together with their friends and a mysterious masked outlaw, they will do anything to restore happiness to the Land of Bears.