Streaming: the original films that arrive on the platforms in September

There are more and more original feature films produced by streaming signals to be released exclusively on their platforms. In this way, Disney +, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV + and Paramount +, among others, add several films to their catalogs during this month that are worth paying attention to.

Disney continues with its plan to translate several of its most important animated films into live action. And after Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Mulan, among other, it’s time for Pinocchio. Under the direction of Robert Zemeckis, this remake of the 1940 animated classic tells the well-known story of the wooden doll who receives a visit from a fairy who promises to turn him into a human child. Manufactured by Gepetto, the puppet will face a thousand adventures, and he must try not to lie so that his nose does not give him away. For adults, Pinocchio It may be one of the most emblematic Disney titles, and for the little ones, this may mean their first approach to this beloved fable written by Carlo Collodi towards the end of the 19th century.

In Pinocchio, Tom Hanks plays capture

As usual in these adaptations of animated pieces, the version live action It will have several modifications and will present new characters, as in this case happens with Sofía, a seagull that will be of great help to the group of protagonists. One of the greatest attractions of the film is discovering Tom Hanks in the skin of Gepetto, in a cast that also includes Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Luke Evans, Lorraine Braco, Keegan-Michael Key Y Cynthia Erivo.

Pinocchio It is now available on Disney+.

In 2014, an Austrian psychological horror film called Goodnight Mommy caused a minor stir at film festivals and had its premiere in numerous countries. Eight years later, Amazon Prime Video launches the launch of a remake that seeks to preserve that nightmarish atmosphere of the original title. Here the story is that of two twin brothers who travel to a luxurious country house to spend some time with their mother. But when they arrive at the place, their surprise is great to discover that the woman hides her face behind a bandage, the result of cosmetic surgery.

And that is not the only change, because she went from being friendly and affectionate to strict and distant. The little ones find this attitude suspicious, and they are frightened to think that perhaps that person is not really their mother. In this way, both intend to expose the truth and check if her mother brutally changed her personality, or if they are living with a stranger who stole her identity. naomi watts is the protagonist of this disturbing thriller, in which the brothers also act Cameron Y Nicholas Crovetti, who gained a lot of fame thanks to the series Big Little Lies.

goodnight mommy It premieres on September 15 on Amazon Prime Video.

Honor (Angouri Rice) is the perfect student. Her classmates admire her, her grades are excellent, her teachers consider her an exemplary student and her demanding schedule does not prevent her from enrolling in all kinds of extracurricular activities. For all this, she has big plans for her academic future, plans that begin with her admission to a prestigious university. But what seems like a written destiny, soon gives rise to an unexpected challenge when she discovers that other students also intend to enter the same faculty.

Honor will cast aside its code of ethics and use whatever resources (and traps) it needs to eliminate anyone who might overshadow it. And so she meets Michael (Gaten Matarazzo), a brilliant student whom he wants to boycott. However, the chemistry between the two is almost immediate, and Honor finds in him a great friendship that soon gives way to an inevitable romance. Faced with this feeling, the protagonist must consider if she, in order to enter the university, she really must betray her true essence.

Honor Society will be available from September 16, by Paramount +.

Sebastian Schindel (director of The God’s anger) takes charge of a particular comedy, starring Florence Pena Y Benjamin Vicuna. Here the protagonist is Bárbara (Peña), a woman who is unable to establish a lasting bond with any man. And in that search, a friendly couple introduces him to Julián (Vicuña).

At first glance, he seems to be everything that Barbara couldn’t find, but time shows her that this candidate is far from perfect: Julián has several secrets and a life that is an enigma, a reason that leads the characters in this film to wonder who has ever not covered a lie with the intention of getting away with it. Lie to Me is a production made between Argentina and Chile, and also includes the performances of Flor Vigna, Luciano Castro, Leonor Varela Y Lucas Akoskin.

Lie to Me It will be available on Amazon Prime Video, from September 21.

On January 6 of this year, the film community mourned the death of Sidney Poitier. His contribution to cinema, and especially to activism for the African-American community on (and off) the screen, made him a true icon. And to celebrate his priceless legacy, Oprah Winfrey launched the production of this documentary about the life of the actor.

Throughout almost two hours of film, sydney reviews the great achievements of this interpreter, and names of the caliber of Denzel Washington, Barbra Streisand, Lenny Kravitz, Halle Berry Y Spike Lee they remember and honor the inescapable weight of Poitier in the film industry.

sydney premieres on September 23 on the screen of Apple TV +.

Three years after winning the Oscar with Green Book, Peter Farrelly returns to directing with another project based on a true story, this time set in the late sixties, during the Vietnam War. In The Greatest Beer Run Ever, Zack Efron takes on the role of Chickie Donohue, a man who decides to give his friends and neighbors on the front lines a gift: personally bring them a generous number of cans of American beer to treat them to a taste of their homeland. . But that mission soon turns into an adventure crossed by all kinds of difficulties, and Chickie will face various problems that will lead him to discover the ordeal of that war and how much it disturbed his friends.

For Efron, this was a very important project, and in an interview, Farrelly revealed the actor’s commitment to this film: “When I sat down with Zac, he was very perceptive, and he told me that he was willing to do something different, something different. where people couldn’t recognize him. And he was the most open interpreter I worked with. I haven’t seen someone like this since Cameron Diaz in crazy about mary”.

The Greatest Beer Run Ever premieres September 30 on Apple TV+.

In September comes the sequel to a true children’s classic from the 1990s. In Abra Cadabrathree witches played by Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker Y Kathy Najimycarried out all kinds of spells after being invoked by a dark spell. And almost thirty years after that film, this evil trio returns to our days to impose their reign of terror.

Once again, it will be a group of brave boys who face these witches, whose origin dates back to the well-known Salem witch trials, during the 17th century. Abracadabra 2 is one of the most anticipated feature films of the month, a sequel that revives these villains who became the favorite characters of those who saw the first part as children and made this a cult title. Together with the trio of protagonists, they will also find Hannah Waddingham, Sam Richardson, Doug Jones Y Tony Halle.

Abracadabra 2 premieres September 30 on Disney+.

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Streaming: the original films that arrive on the platforms in September