Films as of January 24th
Your films as of January 24th
Oscars 2024 Nominations.
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BOB MARLEY : ONE LOVE Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green celebrates the life and music of an icon who inspired generations with his message of love and unity.
For the first time on the big screen, discover Bob Marley’s powerful story, his resilience in the face of adversity, and the path that led him to his revolutionary music.
Produced in partnership with the Marley family and starring Kingsley Ben-Adir as the legendary musician and Lashana Lynch as his wife Rita.
BACK TO BLACK, Sam Taylor-Johnson with Marisa Abela, Jack O’Connell
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FILMS IN MOVIE THEATERS AS OF JANUARY 24TH
Le Dernier des Juifs, Noé Debré
With Michael Zindel, Agnès Jaoui, Solal Bouloudnine
Bellisha is 27 years old and lives with her mother Giselle, who rarely goes out and believes that Bellisha is firmly integrated into active life. The tide turns when Giselle realizes that they are the last Jews in their neighborhood. She convinces herself that they too must leave.
Un coup de dés, Yvan Attal
With Yvan Attal, Maïwenn, Guillaume Canet
Mathieu owes everything to his friend Vincent: his house, his job, and even having saved his life ten years ago. They, along with their partners, form an inseparable quartet, living a cloudless life on the French Riviera. However, Mathieu’s loyalty is put to the test when he discovers that Vincent is cheating on his wife.
La Couleur Pourpre, Blitz Bazawule
With Fantasia Barrino, Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks
The extraordinary story of three women in post-slavery America who, despite the most terrible trials, will always remain united. Nothing can extinguish their light or hope.
L’Homme d’argile, Anais Tellenne
With Emmanuelle Devos, Raphaël Thiéry, Mireille Pitot
Raphaël has only one eye. He is the caretaker of a mansion where no one else lives. At almost 60, he lives with his mother in a small house at the entrance of the large bourgeois estate. Between mole hunting, playing the bagpipes, and rides in the postwoman’s Kangoo, days follow one another in monotony.
Captives, Arnaud des Pallières
With Mélanie Thierry, Josiane Balasko, Marina Foïs
Paris, 1894. Fanni claims to have willingly locked herself in the Salpêtrière hospital. Looking for her mother among the multitude of women deemed “mad,” Fanni discovers a reality of the asylum different from what she imagined, along with the unexpected friendship of fellow sufferers. The last grand ball at the Salpêtrière is approaching, with politicians, artists, and socialites gathering. It’s the last hope of escaping the closing trap.
May December, Todd Haynes
With Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore, Charles Melton
To prepare for her new role, a famous actress meets the woman she will portray on screen, whose love life ignited scandal and captivated the country 20 years earlier.
Tout sauf toi, Will Gluck
With Sydney Sweeney, Glen Powell, Alexandra Shipp
Bea and Ben seem like the perfect couple, but after an ideal first date, an incident cools their mutual attraction until their unexpected reunion at a wedding in Australia. They then do what any mature adult would do in this situation: pretend to be a couple.
Iron Claw, Sean Durkin
With Zac Efron, Harris Dickinson, Jeremy Allen White
The inseparable Von Erich brothers marked the history of professional wrestling in the early ’80s. Trained with an iron hand by a tyrannical father, they must fight in the ring and in their lives. Between triumphs and tragedies, this new gem produced by A24 is inspired by their own story.
Le Club des miracles, Thaddeus O’Sullivan
With Maggie Smith, Laura Linney, Kathy Bates
The women of the small town of Ballyfermot, Ireland, all hope to be the fortunate ones who can make a pilgrimage to the sacred city of Lourdes, France. During a raffle night, Lily, Eileen, Dolly, and Chrissie win the coveted prize.
La Grâce, Ilya Povolotsky
With Maria Lukyanova, Gela Chitava, Eldar Safikanov
A father and his teenage daughter travel through Russia in a van that contains all their belongings and the equipment for a traveling cinema. During their journey, brief encounters punctuate their solitude. But their lives will change on the shores of the Barents Sea.
Un été afghan, Giles Gardner, James Ivory
With James Ivory
In 1960, filmmaker James Ivory traveled to Afghanistan to shoot scenes for a documentary film. The film was never made, and the footage remained locked in a trunk for 60 years. In 2022, at the age of 94, he decided to delve into this unique material to reminisce about his youth.
Looking forward to it : )
Bottoms, Emma Seligman
The Zone of Interest, Jonathan Glazer and starring Sandra Hüller, Christian Friedel, Ralph Herforth.
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FILMS & SERIES PROGRAM ON TV AS OF JANUARY 24TH
Mercredi – Wednesday 24
Arte : Chronique d’un scandale
Jeudi – Thursday 25
Canal + : Fargo saison 5
M6 : Les aventuriers de l’Arche Perdu
Arte : Après le verdict les jurés mènent l’enquête
Chérie 25 : The Lion
Vendredi- Friday 26
France 5 : L’homme qui en savait trop
Dimanche – Sunday 28
Arte : Mensonge d’Etat
TF1 : A star is born
Lundi – Monday 29
Arte : Comment épouser un millionnaire
France 2 : Coeurs Noirs
France 3 : Prête-moi ta main
Mardi – Tuesday 30
France 2 : Shoah
Arte : La Shoah des ghettos
Mercredi – Wednesday 31
Arte : La bonne année
ARTE ‘ FILMS & SERIES AS OF JANUARY 24TH
Everything Will Change Once upon a time in 2054, Marten Persiel, now.
In 2054, three young people born after the disappearance of most animals, forests and oceans call on the humanity of 2024 to prevent catastrophe… A gripping dystopian fable that invites us to face up to the environmental emergency.
“Le Petit Prince, naissance d’une étoile”: to mark the 80th anniversary of its publication, the documentary looks back at the genesis of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s masterpiece
Featuring archive footage and stunning animated sequences by Josep de Aurel, winner of the 2021 César for best animated feature, this documentary recounts the genesis of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s (1900-1944) masterpiece, tracing the last four years of his life, marked by the war and his exile in the United States.
The Durrels, Simon Nye, Steve Barron
With Roger Golby directing.
Based on the trilogy of books written by Gerald Durrell, The Mad Adventure of the Durrells.
In 1935, after the death of her husband and financial problems, Louisa Durrell decides to move from Bournemouth to the Greek island of Corfu with her 4 children.
With Keeley Hawes, Josh O’Connor, Daisy Waterstone, Milo Parker, Callum Woodhouse, Alexis Georgoulis, Miles Jupp, Anna Savva and Lucy Black.
A real feel-good series.
The Aquarian Season, Alain Gsponer
Four brothers and sisters get together for the wedding of their youngest daughter. Soon, tensions arise and the repressed past resurfaces… An effective thriller in the form of a family settling of scores.
Your films and series to watch as of January 24th on Netflix
Carol and the End of the World, Dan Guterman, now.
With a planet closing in on Earth, human extinction is imminent. While most humans feel free to pursue their wildest dreams, one silent, uneasy woman remains lost and alone.
Griselda, Eric Newman, as of January 25th
Maestro, by and with Bradley Cooper, and Carey Mulligan,now.
The complex love of Leonard and Felicia, from their meeting in 1946 and through two engagements, a 25-year marriage and three children.
3 body problem, David Benioff, D.B. Weiss & Alexander Woo, as of March 21st
A young woman’s fateful decision in 1960s China reverberates across space and time to a group of brilliant scientists in the present day. As the laws of nature unravel before their eyes five former colleagues reunite to confront the greatest threat in humanity’s history.
Damsel, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, Millie Bobby Brown.
The Kitchen, Daniel Kaluuya, as of January 19.
In a dystopian London where all social housing has been abolished, Izi (Kane Robinson) and Benji (Jedaiah Bannerman) struggle to navigate the world as residents of The Kitchen, a community that refuses to give up their home.
The Gentlemen, Guy Ritchie, in March.
Spaceman, Johan Renck, March 1st
Astrophysicist Jakub Procházka is commissioned by the Czech Republic for a space mission. He is to analyze a large dust cloud in the vicinity of Venus. One day before his departure, Jakub, besieged by the media, prefers to remain alone. Alone in space, he rethinks his whole life: his father’s links with the Communist Party and the Velvet Revolution, the accidental death of his parents, his childhood with his grandparents and then his meeting with his wife, who left him.
Ripley, Steve Zaillian, avec Andrew Scott
Ripley, Series adapted from the five novels by Patricia Highsmith featuring the character Tom Ripley, sent to Italy to bring back the son of a wealthy shipowner. He discovers a world that is not his own and endeavors to stay in it, even if it means resorting to murder. April 4th
The Abyss, Richard Holm
As society collapses, a team of scientists must uncover the true nature of the attacks and the enigmatic creature behind them before it’s too late. Based on the international bestseller by Frank Schätzing.”
Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F, Mark Molloy. This summer.
Your films and series to watch as of January 24th on Prime Video
TRUE DETECTIVE : NIGHT COUNTRY, ISSA LOPEZ, AS OF JANUARY 15TH (Warner Pass)
Detectives Liz Danvers and Evangeline Navarro are investigating the disappearance of six men who work on the Tsalal Arctic Research Station, where night can last more than 24 hours.
Ennis is an Alaskan mining town with an Arctic research station. One day, its eight scientists vanish into thin air, leaving their sandwiches still warm on their plates. The only clue was a human tongue lying on the ground. The organ prompts local police chief Liz Danvers to make the connection with the murder, years earlier, of an Inuit midwife and environmental activist. Is it the same killer?
Expats, created by Lulu Wang, adapted from Janice Lee’s novel. On January 25th! ,
Foe, Garth Davis.
2065, Hen (Saiorse Ronan) and Junior (Paul Mescal) lead a happy life on an isolated piece of land that has belonged to Junior’s family for many years. One day, a stranger (Aaron Pierre) shows up on their doorstep and everything threatens to fall apart. Their loyalty is put to the test when they receive a very surprising proposal.Foe is based on Iain Reid’s bestseller of the same name.
Saltburn, Emerald Fennell.
Your films and series to watch as of January 24th on Canal+
Love and death, by Lesli Linka Glatter and written by David E. Kelley. Now. One of the best series of 2023! Starring Elizabeth Olsen, Jesse Plemons et Lily Rab
Candy Montgomery is the perfect housewife. One day, she’s fed up and wants to satisfy her own desires. Her quiet life is turned upside down when she becomes involved in an extramarital affair. The affair turns bloody.
Without sin by Frances Poletti, now.
Stella and her ex-husband Paul receive a message from the man convicted of murdering their daughter, who wants to apologize in person. Stella, in search of answers, decides to meet him. He brings her a new element that calls into question everything she thought she knew about the night of her child’s murder. A missing teenager could be the key to the mystery.
Fargo Opus 5, now
Written by Noah Hawley, Bob DeLaurentis, April Shih, Tom Bezucha.
A series of unexpected events plunges Dorothy “Dot” Lyon back into a life she thought she’d left behind.
Fellow travelers, now
With Matt Bomer and Jonathan Bailey
In 1950s Washington, Hawkins Fuller is making a career in backroom politics. This charismatic war hero keeps his preference for men secret and avoids enlistment whenever possible. Then he meets Tim Laughlin, a young man as pious as he is idealistic.
Tokyo Vice S2
Your films and series to watch as of January 10th on Apple TV & Canal+
Criminal Record, Paul Rutman, now.
An anonymous call draws two brilliant detectives into a confrontation over an old murder case. One is a young woman at the start of her career, the other a well-placed man determined to protect his inheritance.
Masters of the Air, John Orloff, Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks & Gary Goetzman, as of January 26th, 2024
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The New Look,Todd A. Kessler, as of February 14.
Explores the rise of fashion designer Christian Dior, who dethrones Coco Chanel and contributes to bringing spirit and life back to the world through the iconic imprint of his beauty and influence.
Constellation, Michelle MacLaren, Oliver Hirschbiegel, Joseph Ceda.
Starting February 21.
Jo is an astronaut. She returns to Earth after a space disaster and discovers that key elements of her life seem to have disappeared.
Your films and series to watch as of January 24th on Disney Plus
Marvel Studios’ Echo, Marion Dayre, now.
Echo tells the story of the eponymous heroine, aka Maya Lopez. After the events of Hawkeye, she returns to her hometown. There, she will have to reconnect with her Native American roots and confront her past, especially as her New York cavalcade will continue to get her into trouble.
Quiz Lady, Jessica Yu with Awkwafina, Sandra O, now.
FBI Promotion 2009, Tom Rob Smith, now.
This series about a class of FBI agents in three different eras, as the United States faces profound changes.
Theater Camp, written and played by Molly Gordon (Booksmart film) and seen in The Bear series.
Now and then,written and directed by Oliver Murray, documentary Now and Then: Le Dernier Morceau Des Beatles reveals the song secrets of Paul, Ringo, George, Sean Ono Lennon Peter Jackson.
A murder at the end of the world, with Brit Marling, Emma Corrin, Clive Owen, now.
Created by Brit Marling; Zal Batmanglij.