HBO Max has arrived in Latin America with a broader catalog of movies and series. Since Tuesday, June 29, the platform is already available in the region, with a series of offers as part of its entry into the region’s market. In the vastness of content, here we recommend 10 films, of various genres and periods, so that you can start enjoying this new entertainment space.
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It has already been spoken of the contents that HBO Max will offer in its debut in Latin America. For example, there is the reunion of the cast of “Friends“, As well as that of”Sex and The City“, Whose series will be remastered: in better quality.
The new subscription plans of the platform, which will now have more facilities for those who already had HBO Go or those who will join for the first time.
In this way, here we present you 10 movies as options to get the best out of the wide and varied HBO Max catalog.
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A masterpiece. This has been considered “Casablanca”(1942), film directed by Michael Curtiz, and starring Humphrey Bogart e Ingrid Bergman. It is a love story, with many additional readings, in the context of the Nazism. In addition, it has become one of the most remembered and influential films even of the films that escape from Hollywood.
9. SNYDER CUT
“Zack Snyde’s Justice Leaguer ”(2021) is the expected version of the director Zack Snyder about him DC universe. It lasts 4 hours but for the followers of the darkest look of these superheroes it can even fall short. The cast is made up of Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Superman (Henry Cavill), Batman (Ben Affleck), among others.
8. WONDER WOMAN 1984
“Wonder Woman 1984”(2020) was also one of the most recent films that generated excitement among DC fans. However, its development has left fans divided: between celebration and booing. Gal Gadot returns as Diana Prince, during the Cold War, in a story applauded for the action scenes but criticized for the script.
7. BEFORE DAWN
The movie “Before dawnr ”(1995) is the beginning of the director’s“ Before ”trilogy Richard Linklater. In this story, Jesse (Ethan Hawke) y Céline (Julie delpy) meet on a train and decide to spend a whole day in One, before he returns to the United States and she to France. One of the most intense, simple and very well told love films in the history of cinema. And it is part of the club of the scores of the 100% from Rotten Tomatoes.
6. THE LIGHTHOUSE
“The lighthouse”(2019), directed by Robert Eggers, is an option if you want to enjoy a movie of terror different, without the typical, sudden and overwhelming sound effects of typical horror films. Cataloged as a psychological horror film, it has Willem Dafoe Y Robert pattinson in the main characters: two lighthouse keepers who go crazy at the lighthouse after being isolated by a storm. All in black and white and with a tale of Edgar Allan Poe as an argument trigger. Safety pin.
5. BATMAN: THE NIGHT KNIGHT
“Batman: The Dark Knight”(2008) is one of the films that changed everything about the approach to superhero stories. Christopher Nolan, director of the film, delivers an intriguing script, with ethical, moral and social conflicts, which put in check Batman (Christian Bale) that he must not only use his muscles and his technology but also his brain to end the Joker played by the great Heath Ledger.
Continuing with another masterpiece of Nolan, in “Interstellar”(2014) return the questions about the values of humanity, its authorities (scientists) in a dystopian future in which a group of astronauts They enter a wormhole to reach a new planet for humans. It is a story of Science fiction with a brilliant cast made up of Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine.
“¡Scooby!”(2020) was planned to be released in theaters but the coronavirus pandemic stopped it, but it was still successful on digital platforms such as rentals. The tape is directed by Tony Cervone and is computer-animated in 3D. Scooby, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne Y Vilma They have a new adventure to save the world from the plans of Pierre Nodoyuna. A movie for the whole family.
If you didn’t see the “Joker”(” Joker) in the cinema in 2019 for various reasons, this is your opportunity to give the film directed by Todd Phillips. Although the Chilean writer Alberto Fuguet is quite right to say that it is almost a carbon copy of “The king of comedy” from Martin Scorsese, the magnificent performance and characterization of Joaquin Phoenix as the villain.
1. CITIZEN KANE
“Citizen Kane”(1941) is one of the cinematographic jewels made by the great Orson Welles. For many, it is the best film not only by the American director but of all time. Was his debut, starred in it, and won the praise of critics for the structure of the story, the photography, among other elements that make this film a masterpiece. For this tape, Welles would receive his only Oscar for best original screenplay, along with Herman J. Mankiewicz, screenwriter whose story has been taken to “Mank” (Netflix).