Fue a fines de junio de 2021 que llegó a Latinoamérica HBO Max, el servicio de streaming de WarnerMedia, ampliando la oferta de plataformas que hasta el momento tenía como sus principales protagonistas en Chile a Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ y Apple TV+.
Which immediately marked a strong and outstanding presence with an offer for the whole family, of brands like HBO, Warner Bros., DC, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Turner Classic Movies, among others, including TV classics and cable such as Friends and Game of Thrones, in addition to the tapes based on DC cartoons.
Last cinephile section of which the films of the sagas of Harry Potter, the lord of the rings and Matrix are also part.
Without forgetting a large number of feature films that in recent years have drawn the attention of the public and criticism, for their quality and unique stories of various genres, which are part of the HBO Max Movies catalog.
Here a selection with some of the best.
More than three decades have passed since the Lana and Lilly Wachowski sisters specified their third project for Warner Bros.: Matrix, a film with its own script, mixture of fiction, philosophy and martial arts, where human and machines faced each other.
The one that would mark his passage within the chronicle of cinematographic science fiction, making its protagonists, Neo, Trinity and Morpheus, -and unmistakable attire -, indelible characters of the big screen, which inspired two more feature films.
Thus, Matrix (1999), Matrix: Reload (2003) and Matrix: Revolution (2003) built their audiovisual universe, where the young computer programmer Thomas A.Anderson (Keanu Reeves), discovered that his reality was nothing more than a digital creation.
An extensive tour that had allegedly concluded with the chapter where Neo had its key encounter with Deux Ex Machina and then with a powerful Smith (Hugo Weaving), which would lead him to the maximum sacrifice.But not everything was said, as Matrix Resurrections reveals, the film that comes to add a new chapter to the saga with a narrative that drinks directly from the previous tapes, reviving characters, feelings and conflicts.
A fourth installment that is clearly made for the nostalgic of the original trilogy, but can entertain someone not so versed in their universe thanks to their adrenalinic action scenes.
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Since Frank Herbert published the first of his novels on the intrigues of the galactic empire and the young man who can overthrow his tyranny, many wantedfrom Orson Welles and Pink Floyd.
Something that the American David Lynch was completed in 1984, when he debuted the film that originally had five hours of footage and was reduced to 137 minutes, after the brutal edition to which the studio submitted it.A decision that made its plot quite incoherent and will affect its reception by the public.
However, the story around Arrakis, La Especia, Paul Domenweeks later become part of the HBO Max Movie Catalog.
The one that with the direction of the Canadian director Denis Villeneuve begins when the emperor of the known universe orders the Harkonnen house, headedto the Fremen people.
But now the new manager of Arrakis and the collection of the spice - which is only found on this desert planet and is used for intergalactic trips - remains in the hands of the Domeridas house.This forces Duke Leto Domerides (Oscar Isaac), his family, trusted men and his army to move to that place.
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The devil's legacy
In recent years, a wave of accomplishments has come to give a renewed meaning to the always active gender of terror.Titles like ¡Flee!, The morgue, fragmented, a place in silence and we have given unbeatable examples of how good ideas are more effective than a great budget.
A list to which in 2018 was added the legacy of the devil, the first feature film of the American Ari Aster, who until that date had already managed to attract attention as director and scriptwriter of short films, and then consolidate as a screenwriter and filmmaker with the Nordic nightmareDe Midsommar (2019).
However, in his movie four years ago, Aster is located in Utah, EE.UU., to show the disturbing story of the Graham, the family headed by Annie (Toni Collette), a miniature artist who recently lost his mother, and who also integrates her psychiatrist husband Steve (Gabriel Byrne) and her children.
These are the young Peter (Alex Wolff) and the pre -adolescent Charlie (Milly Shapiro), who was very close to his grandmother, so when he begins to show strange behavior, he is attributed to the pain of the loss.Unlike Annie, who had a distant relationship with her parent since she lost her older brother.
But after Peter is forced to take Charlie with him to a party with boys of his age, a shocking accident on the road will become even more the lives of the Graham, especially Annie's, and to face them to situationssupernatural related to his family's past.
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The sacrifice of the sacred deer
Singular is a good word to characterize the filmography of the Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, who had already caught the world's attention with his 2015 tape, The Lobster, where if he did not get a couple he was becoming an animal, and reaffirmed his peculiar look threeyears later with the award -winning and monarchical the favorite.
But between these two titles is the particular the sacrifice of the Sacred Deer (2017), a psychological thriller focused on the history of a family and its strange disjunctive.Which is made up of Cardiocircajano Steven Murphy (Colin Farrell), his wife Anna (Nicole Kidman) and their two children, Kim (Raffey Cassidy) and Bob (Sunny Suljic).
After an operation, Steven attends a cafeteria where he meets a young man named Martin (Barry Keoghan) who lost his father a decade ago in an accident.To the same one who spent the day the doctor becomes his protected one, even taking him to dinner with his family, where his daughter's attention is striking.
Something that the boy tries to give back taking Steven to his own home, where his mother tries to seduce the doctor.A strange situation that moves this man of Martin, who does not stop trying to contact him, in an attitude that becomes unpleasant for the protagonist.But the worst is yet to come.
From one day to another, his son Bob no longer feels his legs and begins to suffer from a paralysis that medically has no explanation.Something that after a few days also happens to Kim, plunging Steven and Anna in anguish.What increases when they discover that everything is related to revenge.
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In the neighborhood
In recent years, Lin-Manuel Miranda saw as his name crossed the theatrical barriers and becamemakes the history of the founding parents of that nation.
However, the Puerto Rican ancestry artist had already given life to another applauded theater piece: in the heights or in the neighborhood, which was turned into a film at the beginning of the past 2021, under the direction of John M.Chu (madly millionaires) and now it is part of the HBO Max movies catalog.
A film, produced by Miranda and where he embodies a small role, which recounts a colorful and musical story that has the scenario Washington Heights, the New York neighborhood that houses a large number of children and grandchildren of Latin immigrants, among which which whichUsnavi de la Vega is told (Anthony Ramos).
He is the narrator of a story where the rhythms of hip-hop, rap, salsa, meringue and soul are mixed, to draw a plot that has its own dream: return to its native Dominican Republic, where inHis child spent the best years with their missing parents in the premises they possessed.
But for the moment Usnavi -whose name was devised by his dad after seeing a US Navy ship.UU.that US Navy said- You must settle for attending the family minimarket, while the stories of other characters develop around her.Like the one with your love interest Vanessa (Melissa Barrera).
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The theory of all
From the dawn of cinematography, the biographical genre has been one of the favorites when scriptwriters seek inspiration for their next jobs.Therefore, over the years, the big screen has become the mirror of the lives of figures of history, culture and show.
One of the good examples of the extensive list of biopics - the name given by the Americans to this genre and that derives from the abbreviation of Biographical Motion Picture - is the theory of everything, a film that humanizes the existence of one of the great figures of theContemporary Physics: Stephen Hawking.
Under the direction of English James Marsh, the tape takes as inspiration for its story the book Traveling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, the second of the memories written by Jane Wilde Hawking and in which the lights and shadows of his marriage are revivedof almost three decades with the British scientist.
Its beginning is located in England from the beginning of the 60s, when at a party Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne), for those years at the University of Cambridge, meets the literature student Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones).With it establishes a strong connection, although they spend a few days before Hawking reunites with it.
When the relationship takes course and the romance fills their lives of joy, a serious fall of the boy on the university campus takes him to the hospital and an alarming medical diagnosis: he suffers from a neurodegenerative disease -amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -that little by little willdepriving of movement and in a couple of years he will charge his life.
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Ocean’s 8: The scammers
In 2018, more than 10 years after the premiere of now there are 13, the last film of the film series headed by George Clooney as Danny Ocean, the director and screenwriter Gary Ross (pleasantville: love in colors, the hunger games) decided to reliveThe saga in a tape star only for women.
In an adrenalinic and entertaining story where Sandra Bullock embodies Debbie, the sister of the aforementioned and missing Ocean who has just served a five -year sentence in jail for fraud and is determined to make the theft of the century: seize a millionaire necklace inThe gala that performs the New York Met.
However, before the perfect criminal team must form with the help of its partner, Lou Miller (Cate Blanchett).Which is made up of fashion designer Rose Weil (Helena Bonham Carter), La Joyera Amita (Mindy Kaling), the Constance scammer (Awkwafina), the hacker Nine Ball (Rihanna) and the reducing Tammy (Sarah Paulson).
Which are involved in an elaborate plan that aims to steal the Toussaint, a necklace of the Cartier firm that is valued at US $ 150 million and that during the next Gala Met will wear the Daphne Kluger movie star (Daphne Kluger (Daphne Kluger), under the strict surveillance of several bodyguards.
So Debbie and company must first approach Daphne, causing Rose, who spent many years at the top of fashion, but now she is in bankruptcy, be her first link with the egocentric actress and make her her involuntary accomplice.At the beginning of an entertaining tape that mixes suspense and comedy.
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Ready Player One
Steven Spielberg is the director of this science fiction film that some years ago took the homonym novel by Ernest Cline.Whose narration is set in 2045, when the planet is saturated with people and pollution, so the virtual Oasis universe becomes the best way to evade reality.
One of its users is Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan), an expert boy in his worlds and battles who, in the form of his Parzival Avatar, dedicates his days to finding the key that allows him to be the winner of the final challenge and, thus,Become the owner of the creation of James Halliday (Mark Rylance) and Ogden Morrow (Simon Pegg), by gregarious Games.
But behind the Oasis control is also the Innovative Online Industries (IOI) company, which directs the greedThe software-, which leads to the famous digital universe.
However, his plans will be fought by Wade with his virtual friends Aech (Lena Waithe), Sho (Philip Zhao), Daito (Win Morisaki) and Art3mis (Olivia Cooke), which is really called Samantha Cooke and with the passage ofStory can know the young protagonist in the real world and establish a deeper relationship with him.
With an imposing visual record and the quotas of sentimentality that are its registered trademark, Spielberg concrete in Ready Player One a faithful adaptation to the deployment of pop culture of the original book.
Something that limits the understanding by the public to their winks to cinema, music and video games that populate their story.
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Because of the pandemic, and because Christopher Nolan did not want me to debut via streaming, Tenet revealed into the world several months after the date he had to reach cinemas.A premiere that reaffirmed Nolan as a unique filmmaker, who has always opted for complex characters and plots that can confuse those who are not very attentive.
A realization for which the spectator must be willing to test his reasoning and senses, rather than in other titles with the firm of Nolan, such as Memento (2000), the film with which the British filmmaker noticed, or Dunkerque (or Dunkerque (2017), his particular look at World War II.
A story that starts with a fairly normal scene for espionage films, when terrorists break the presentation of an orchestra at the National Opera House of kyiv.Attack that causes the appearance of Ukrainian special forces, within which a group of Americans infiltrates that has a different mission.
Which includes an agent, who will be known as the protagonist (John David Washington), who must rescue a dignitary who knows the location of a key element.But after fulfilling its mission, the spy is taken hostage and tortured by Russian mercenaries, until it manages to eat a pill that takes his life.
However, he wakes up on board a ship, where one of his bosses explains that he spent several days in a coma.This is where he receives a mission that relates to a new cold war and for which he will have as safe -conduct the word "tenet".At the beginning of a film adventure that plays with the flow of time.
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The spell 3: the devil forced me to do so
With the debut in the movie theaters of El Conjuro, in 2013, not only the marriage of Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) was known, using their ability as researchers from the paranormal to help the Perron family, butwhich also began a film series that in recent years was baptized as "the spell".
The one that also includes the tapes centered on the evil Annabelle doll, the nun and the weepingsingle and their children, and the spell 3: the devil forced me to do so.
A feature film that is no longer directed by James Wan, the code name after the horror saga, but by Michael Chaves (the curse of the Llorona), and that is set at the beginning of the 80s in Brookfield, a quiet neighboring townTo Connecticut, where demonologists live with their daughter.
The same who have visited the place to exorcise David (Julian Hilliard), a child possessed by a demon.A practice that they do with Father Gordon (Steve Court), the parents of the little one, Carl and Judy (Paul Wilson and Charlene Amoia), his sister Debbie (Sarah Catherine Hook) and her boyfriend, Arne (Ruairi O'Connor).
The latter is a very close to David, so at a time of the spell made by the Warren, and seems not to take effect, he offers to house the demon.
But finally exorcism concludes, leaving Ed in the hospital after suffering a heart attack and harne as the new possessed, as the public and an unconscious Ed know.
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Directed by the talented American director Barry Jenkins, this tape is a small jewel that must be seen more than once.He deserves it.
The film is divided into three parts, with childhood, adolescence and maturity, an African -American, orphan of a father, who grows in a suburb of Miami and that faces serious difficulties in relating to his environment and living his homosexuality.
With a cast headed by Mahershala Ali, it not only moves, but shows the reality of those hidden neighborhoods in which cruelty, miseries, drugs and emotional problems are part of the day to day to day.
A winning story of three Oscar awards, including the best film, which took place in a confusing ceremony where the presenters, Faye Duneway and Warren Beatty, announced by mistake that the winner was La Land.
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The suicide squad
It was in 2016 that David yesterday directed the first film around the group of antiheroes of DC Comics that over the years have had different versions in their cartoons.In which he was shown as the intelligence officer Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) gathered Super Villans to stop enchantress (Cara Delevingne).
A team known as Task Force X, headed and guarded by Colonel Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman), which included Deadshot (Will Smith) and Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie).To which micro bombs had been implanted in the lower part of their brains, which Waller would explode if they did not fulfill their work.
Some of the characters that are repeated in the version of the suicide squad that James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy) did recently and can be enjoyed on the HBO Max platform.
A story that mixes in a good way comedy and action -a bloody and violent thing -whose narration begins in the Belle Reve prison.
Where Waller again recruits a renewed team of criminals.Among those told by Savant (Michael Rooker), an expert in personal defense;Weasel (Sean Gunn), a comadreja Mataniños, Blackguard (Pete Davidson), and the already known Boomerang and Harley Quinn, again under the guide of Colonel Flag.
Its mission: to draw the attention of the Maltese Military Forces, an island located off the coast of Latin America and managed by a dictator, while another group of "suicides" arrives at another beach from that territory in the middle of the night.Those who are led by the mercenary Bloodsport (Idris Elba).
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