2023 promises to be full of films not to be missed. Here are some of the most anticipated movie releases.
We start in January with “Babylon” by Damien Chazelle (Oscar winner for “La La Land”). History of the glamorous and decadent Hollywood of the 1920s. Starring Margot Robbie and Brad Pitt.
“Tar“, due out in February, centers on the conductor Lydia Tár, played by a great Cate Blanchett. The film tells of power and manipulation, cruelty and charm.
Always in February comes “Empire of Light” by Sam Mendes, with Olivia Colman and Colin Firth. Set in 1980s England, the film talks about the beauty of music and cinema.
“Armageddon Time“, due out in March, stars Anne Hathaway, Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Chastain. It’s the story of a friendship between two kids from different social backgrounds in Reagan-like America.
April is the month of “The Three Musketeers – D’Artagnan“. The cast is rich: Eva Green, Vincent Cassel, Louis Garrel, Vicky Krieps. It will be followed by “The Three Musketeers – Milady”, where we will meet Hannibal, the first black French musketeer, inspired by the real musketeer Louis Anniaba.
“Asteroid City“, a new effort by the brilliant Wes Anderson is due out in June. We are in the 1950s in an imaginary desert city where an academic scholarship convention is underway. But anything will happen. Starring Tom Hanks, Margot Robbie , Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Ed Norton, Adrien Brody, Liev Schreiber, Maya Hawke, Steve Carell, Matt Dillon, Willem Dafoe, Tony Revolori, Jeff Goldblum and Rita Wilson.
Out in June”Indiana Jones and the wheel of fate“, fifth film in the saga dedicated to Indiana Jones. The film is set in 1969 against the background of the space race. Interpreters Harrison Ford and Antonio Banderas.
“Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning – Part 1” is coming in July. Top secret plot. In the cast Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Nicholas Hoult.
Also in July it’s coming out “Oppenheimer” by Christopher Nolan, with Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon and Robert Downey Jr. A historical thriller about the life of scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist in charge of the Manhattan Project, which gave birth to atomic energy.
December is the month of “Wonka“, yet another film, after those starring Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp, based on the best seller by Roald Dahl “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”. This time in the lead role is Timothée Chalamet.