"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" and Martin Scorsese's new and epic Bob Dylan film lead a solid list of new films for Netflix in June.
The Netflix lineup in June has to do with the old conveniences and the bold programming against. As the summer movie season heats up and even more casual viewers walk towards the multiplex, Netflix is serving one of its strongest lists in recent memory to convince people to stay at home. With a little help from artists like Steven Spielberg, Bob Fosse and Miles Morales, it could work.
On the front of box office success, the transmission giant is getting into the spirit of the season by regrouping "The Dark Knight" and, more exciting, offering for the first time the "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" , Oscar nominee. . But the real action can be found in less obvious places, as the company is complementing its well-chosen selection of new favorites with a diverse list of Netflix Originals that includes a documentary on the democratic crisis in Brazil, a bit of ruminant science. that delighted the audience at Sundance, and a new Martin Scorsese film (apparently free) about Bob Dylan. We have not seen the last yet, but it feels like a safe option to add to your Watch List anyway.
Here are the seven best films that will come to Netflix in June 2019.
7. "The Dark Knight" (2008)
The favorite movie of all IMDb users of all time, "The Dark Knight" is an absolute freight train of pop gravitas. In fact, it does not matter if the script is a bulky mix of isolated rhythms or that Nolan's symphonic style, his preference for narrative movements instead of acts: it results in an epic of superheroes that has a couple of memorable pieces but very few real ones scenes. Actually, it does not matter that the IMAX size action of the film is often inconsistently linked, or that Nolan's preference for generic empty spaces eliminates the life of Gotham City (without disrespect to Chicago, but this film he has no idea how to film that). It does not matter that the bat surveillance things in the last 20 minutes are a total task, or that Harvey Dent is so inert, the purpose of his character is too transparent for him to feel that it really matters.
But that's fine, you do not need to believe in Harvey Dent because "The Dark Knight" believes in himself. The sequel to Nolan is much more than the sum of its parts because it is driven by an almost incomparable degree of conviction. From its exciting first scene to the semi-cliffhanger of its final line, the film exploits the Batman story as if the fate of the world were at stake. The script of Christopher and Jonathan Nolan is convinced that his epic story of symbols has the power to open the 21st century. And, when the film balances the power of chaos against the dangers of compbadion, it almost does. Before we all started living in a sad comic reality with cartoon villains, "The Dark Knight" showed us how he would feel.
Available to broadcast on June 1..
6. "Magic Mike" (2012)
"Magic Mike XXL" may be the impeccable masterpiece of the series, but the original is more than strong enough on its own merits. A good charged moment that doubles as a post-recessive study of greed, the spectacular shirtless Steven Soderbergh is a very nice movie because he never forgets that the heart is the strongest muscle of the human body.
… Okay, that's not literally true, but it feels good. Similarly, it is not literally It is true that the semi-autobiographical performance of Channing Tatum as a male business stripper is the height of all the acting on the screen, but it feels good. Very Right. He is the eye of the storm in a movie that is positively raining on men. "Magic Mike" wants to be a bit more exuberant than Soderbergh's antiseptic style allows, and Cody Horn is too boring for a love interest in a movie in which each character is interesting enough to be an advantage, but none of those drawbacks is enough. to prevent this thing from being mbadive for the crowd. The law says that a movie about Florida bros should not be so moving, but it seems there may be many lawbreakers in your house tonight.
Available to broadcast on June 1..
5. "Cabaret" (1972)
Each month, it seems that Netflix adds exactly one movie that was made before 1985. This month, that movie is a masterpiece (and you can thank the FX "Fosse / Verdon" series for this addition). Adapted freely from the 1966 scenario hit of the same name, but different enough and sensational enough so that all future productions of the series have an unmistakable debt: Bob Fosse's "Cabaret" forced the musical into the real world to add a sense Crucial danger to the story of Sally Bowles (an iconic Liza Minnelli) and her libertine misadventures in Weimar-era Germany. If only a clear and catchy epic on the slow rise of Nazism in the context of a decadent republic had some relevance in the era of streaming! Oh well, it's there among the episodes of "The Office" if you want it.
Available to broadcast on June 1..
4. "Women of the twentieth century" (2016)
The "Beginners" of Mike Mills is a twicosa and tragicomic reflection on the slow death of his father. Done six years later, her clear, light and beautifully remembered "20th Century Women" offers a deep summary of her mother's life. Both of these autobiographical reveries are concerned with how difficult it can be for people to relate to their parents, especially when the age gap is wide enough to swallow any cultural overlap. Both turn around at the Mills stand-in "Beginners". it is described as "the sadness for which our parents did not have time and the happiness we never saw with them", but this is funny, and not only sweet; Piercing, and not only true.
Located in a dilapidated boarding house in Santa Barbara around 1979, this melancholy look at remembering that "a magical summer" tells the story of Dorothea Fields (an Annette Bening never better), her teenage son (Lucas Jade Zumann), the badually progressive girl . next door (Elle Fanning), and the various people who come to stay in their place (including Greta Gerwig and Billy Crudup). From the unmanageable title of the film to its endless final shot, Mills invites us to ask ourselves if people are defined by their times or if times are defined by their people. More than that, it creates a space for us to be amazed by the trajectory of our own lives, to remember the places where they cross and to wonder unconsciously at the idea of where they can take us next.
Available to broadcast on June 28.
3. "A.I. Artificial Intelligence "(2001)
Published in mixed and somewhat confusing magazines in the summer of 2001 (when this profound meditation on life and death was placed hilariously as a blockbuster of the Fourth of July), "A.I." by Steven Spielberg. Artificial intelligence "was destined to a revaluation and a lasting reverence from the moment it arrived in theaters, a snapshot of humanity at the beginning of the 21st century, an existentialist fairy tale that crushes the heart and, perhaps, the only film that has argued convincingly about the idea of a ghost in the shell, "AI" found Spielberg returning to the original place, director Stanley Kubrick left him, and put together his sentimentality often ridiculed by a story about an android child named David (the maximum Haley Joel Osment) who spends a very, very, very long time looking for the love for which the offer was scheduled.
There are a lot of great sorcerers to go around, especially in a second act that depends on a gigolo robot played by Jude Law, but "A.I." He never loses sight of his soul. The ending, which people disparagingly attribute to Spielberg despite its resounding echoes with the last act of "2001: Space Odyssey", is the most artificial coda that the author of "The War of the Worlds" has made, and also the most honest Even (or especially) if you wrote this as an indulgent madness, it might be time to take another look at a movie that has not aged one day.
Available to broadcast on June 1.
2. "The end of Evangelion" (1997)
Netflix did a great thing about acquiring broadcast rights to the seminal anime series, "Neon Genesis Evangelion," and there's nothing wrong with that; The profound, problematic and unparalleled series about Earth's destructive "angels" (and the anguished children who are forced to lead the fight against them) has not been available since the DVDs ran out a few years ago. A while ago, and a new generation of Redditors obsessed with mythology is about to be served as a red meat cut. It is time for the Dead Sea Scrolls to be relitigated, and only the gifs could make this the lively summer event.
But Netflix does not stop there: the company not only leased the episodes, but took over the whole "Evangelion" universe, and that's very good news for anyone who remembers how ambivalent they felt when the end of the series ended with a budget crisis and a nervous breakdown (both on screen and outside). In addition to the television show, Netflix is uploading the totally awesome postscript of Anno Hideaki's film, "The End of Evangelion," which does not solve the story (ha!) As much as it sublimates the audience in the psychic field of narrative in itself, breaking down annoying barriers like screens and "I's" to reaffirm the great ideas that were always filtering under Tokyo-3. Few animated films have required more of their viewers, and even fewer have given so much in return.
Available to broadcast on June 21.
1. "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" (2018)
Tragic news for anyone who is fed up with superhero movies: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" completely revitalizes the genre, reaffirms why it is resonating with a diverse modern audience that is desperate to fight against power, and reiterates how these hypocrites The popular myths of spandex are able to reinvent themselves on the fly when things become obsolete. An amazing and irreverent experience of the wonderful comic minds that brought you "21 Jump Street", this year's Oscar winner for Best animated film, is somehow the most nerdy and inviting superhero movie in a long time, according to the origin of Miles Morales. History becomes the kind of postmodern delirious spectacle that reminds us why these films will exist as long as people are reflected in them. Sometimes, that may feel like a threat. Seeing "Into the Spider-Verse" is more like a promise, a promise that Miles meets with the help of his friends Gwen, Spider-Man Noir, Penni Parker and, of course, Spider-Ham. This is one of the most rewatchable films in a long time, and now it is yours to revisit it whenever and wherever you want.
Available to broadcast on June 26.
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