Five films debut Thursday in Dominican cinemas: “Passage to Heaven”, “God’s Country”, “See How They Run”, “La Chica Salvae” and “La Huervana: The Original”, 2009’s prequel La Huervana, which will appear Debuted under the theme “You Still Don’t Know All Her Secrets,” with Isabel Fuhrmann, Julia Stiles and Rusev Sutherland in the lead roles for the 99 Minutes Proposal directed by William Brent Bell.
Foreman returns to play Esther Albright (Leena Klammer) in a production that will reveal the origin of the iconic character of the horror genre, who was so excited by her good experience recording it.
“I am very excited for the audience to see Esther having more fun in this movie. I think we had to play with the fact that the audience knew the secret a lot more from the start, and it was fun for me as an actress to play her,” he said in an interview with MovieWeb.
It was produced by Dark Castle Entertainment, Eagle Vision and Entertainment One and distributed by Paramount Players, which has raised $9,667,765 to date, according to Wikipedia.
The film debuted on July 27, 2022 in the Philippines, while it was released in the United States on August 19, after being taped in November 2020 in Winnipeg, Canada.
The horror script was written by David Kogishal and also stars Matthew Finlan, Jed Michael, Lauren Cochran, Sarah Lupe, Alex Carlos, Samantha Wax, Hiro Kanagawa, and Negara Blacock.
Summary. Esther finds herself on the run from an asylum center located in Estonia and travels to America to steal the identity of the daughter of a wealthy family.
There, her life as Esther pits her against a mother who is willing to do anything to protect her family.
The prequel managed to impress critics more than the original, and the leading lady’s performance was praised.
critics. The opinions of film critics varied between those who considered it boring without suspense and a chaotic scenario, while others expressed that it was entertaining and that it fit “perfectly” with what the first film presented.
“Orphan: First Kill is surprisingly clever, unpredictable and terrifying…Ester deserves three more sequels,” Kim Newman wrote on the British Empire Portal.
+ Passage to Heaven
The original title was Ticket to Heaven, a 104-minute romantic comedy starring George Clooney (Midnight Sky) and famous American actress Julia Roberts (Twice Love Rings), who became Lucas Bravo, Billie Lord and Kaitlyn Dever as “Lily”.
Other co-stars in this film are Kaitlyn Dever, who worked under Ol Parker, who wrote it with American screenwriter and writer Daniel Pipski, who co-starred in feature films such as A teacher (2020), My Name is Harvey, Milk and Appaloosa, both released in 2008.
It is produced by Red Om Films, Working Title Films, Smoke House Pictures and Universal Pictures, a film studio that also distributes it.
Official description. The Passage to Heaven follows a divorced couple, unable to maintain a friendly or amicable relationship due to the resentment that still very much exists, despite having been separated for several years.
One day, they found out, from various sources, that their daughter Lily, who had recently graduated from the University of Chicago, suddenly decided that she was going to marry a man she met in Bali, while accompanying her best friend on a trip. Graduation.
In an effort to prevent their daughter from making the same mistake they did twenty-five years ago, they embark on a journey to stop him. Discovering that they have the same purpose, they make the decision to work as a team, something neither of them think they can achieve.
opinions. So far, reviews have been mostly negative, so Federico Marín Bellón commented on ABC’s Diario that it’s a romantic comedy without surprises.
+ See how The Run
Mystery and Comedy Scenes presents a 98-minute film directed by Tom George and written by Mark Chappelle, a British screenwriter and writer known for Flaked (2016) and My Life in Film (2004).
The cast is led by Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell, and Adrien Brody, who play Constable Stoker, Inspector Stoppard, and Leo Kaepernick.
It stars Rhys Shersmith, Ruth Wilson, Harris Dickinson, Pearl Chanda, David Oyelowo, Paul Shahidi, Sian Clifford, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, Lucien Msamati, Charlie Cooper, Tim Key and Shirley Henderson. Bennett Warner.
Produced by Searchlight Pictures and distributed in most of the countries in which it will be released, it will arrive in Spain on October 21 via 20th Century Studios Spain.
Summary. A desperate Hollywood film producer sets out to turn a famous play into a movie. When production members are murdered, tired Inspector Stoppard and rookie agent Stoker find themselves in the middle of a curious crime novel, pointing to the synopsis of Caribbean cinemas.
critics. “It’s a really fun detective movie, with lots of laughs, lots of style and a lively acting by a quality cast. Plus, it confirms that Saoirse Ronan is the goddess of comedy,” writer Ian Freer commented in Empire Gate.
+ God’s country
Julian Higgins wrote the screenplay for God’s Country, a suspenseful American feature film that he also directed, starring Thandie Newton, Tanaya Petty and Jefferson White as the main characters Sandra Guidry, Gretchen and Samuel Cody.
At 102 minutes Jeremy Pope, Kai Lennox, Joris Garsky, Karen Jean Olds, Gabriel Clarke, Dark Sever, Phaedra Nelson, Daniel McLeod, Matthew Witter, Ainsley Sevier, Lyn Solomon, John Hosking and Amy MacLeod also performed in the qualifier R which was produced by Cold Iron Pictures Company.
The official summary. Based on the short story “Winter Light” by acclaimed author James Lee Burke, God’s Country is a new Western thriller set in the snowy wilderness of the American West.
Thandie Newton stars as Sandra Guidry, a black professor who lives and works in a rural college town. She sees a mysterious red truck parked in her driveway and soon learns that it belongs to two local fishermen looking to get into the woods behind her house.
Sandra politely but firmly rejects them. Her experience tells her that these are not men who welcome freely into her world. But they won’t accept no, and Sandra soon finds herself embroiled in an escalating battle of wills that tests her deepest values.
comments. Most of the reviews were positive from film critics such as The Hollywood Reporter’s Lovia Gyarkye, Christian Zilko of IndieWire and Screendaily’s Fionnuala Halligan, who wrote that it is a film for new voices and full of ambition.
Andrew Bundy wrote on The Playlist’s website: “Brief, taut, and meticulously realistic…
+ wild girl
Wild Girl is an American mystery film directed by Olivia Newman, which was based on the book of the same name by Delia Owens, to lead the shooting of the 126-minute film.
Lucy Alibar wrote the script for the PG-13-rated film, which starred Daisy Edgar-Jones and Taylor Smith as Kya Clark and Tate Walker.
Distributed by Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) and produced by 3000 Pictures and Hello Sunshine, with support from Garret Dillahunt, Eric Ladin, Luke David Blumm, and Sterling Macer Jr. and Blue Clarke, Jojo Regina, David Strathairn, Michael Hyatt, Jayson Warner Smith and Ahna O’Reilly.
the book. Wild Girl, by 73-year-old author Delia Owens, was on the New York Times bestseller list for two weeks and was released in August 2018.
Official description. The story of Kya, an abandoned girl who grew up to adulthood in the dangerous swamps of North Carolina. For years, “swamp girl” rumors have haunted Barclay Cove, isolating the cunning and resilient Kia from her community.
Kia attracts two young men from the city, and opens up to a surprising new world; But when one of them is found dead, the community immediately refers to her as the prime suspect. As the case develops, the verdict on what really happened becomes ever more muddled, threatening to unravel the many secrets that lie in the swamp.
critics. The film received mixed reviews, with some film critics seeing it as “unconvincing”, “boring” and “boring”, others commenting that the main performance was “good”.
Owen Gleiberman said, “A dark mystery as it is romantic… Its ending is truly amazing, and although I wouldn’t dare reveal it, I will only say that this movie has just as much courage as its misfit spirit,” for his part, on Variety portal.
Fun facts. The theme song of the film, Carolina, was written and performed by American celebrity, Taylor Swift, who has been honored with numerous awards, including World Music Awards, MTVU Woodie Awards and Billboard Music Awards.
Daisy Edgar Jones is an actress from the United Kingdom who has also acted in the 2020 films Normal People and 2022 Heaven Sent.
It was set up with a budget of $24,000,000 million and has raised $97,725,000 so far, according to Wikipedia.
Louisiana, New Orleans, and Homa were the settings chosen to create the principal photography that took place from March 30, 2022 to June 28, of the same year.