Doctor Strange 2 is the most watched Marvel film on Disney + and, if you are among those who contributed to this success, the first week of July you cannot miss the appointment at the cinema with the new piece of the MCU, the fourth chapter dedicated to God of the Thunder by Chris Hemsworth: it arrives in the hall Thor: Love and Thunder, once again directed by Taika Waititi. In the coming weeks, the awaited will also arrive in the hall Gray Mana new Netflix production by the Russo brothers, the thriller The Forgiven – adaptation of the successful novel – and horror for those in search of strong emotions X – A sexy horror storynew pearl born from the ever more prolific A24.
Thor: Love and Thunder (July 6)
In Thor: Love and Thunder by Marvel Studios, the God of Thunder is on a journey unlike any other – a quest for inner peace. But Thor’s isolation is broken by a galactic killer known as Gorr the Slaughterer of Gods seeking the extinction of the gods. To combat this threat, Thor hires King Valkyrie, Korg, and his ex-girlfriend Jane Foster, who, to Thor’s surprise, inexplicably manages to wield her magic hammer, Mjolnir, just like mighty Thor. Together they embark on a torturous cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of the Slaughterer’s Revenge and stop him before it’s too late.
Directed by Taika Waititi, produced by Kevin Feige and Brad Winderbaum, the film sees the return of Chris Hemsworth as the God of Thunder, his fourth stand-alone film, and a never-so-muscular Natalie Portman on the big screen. Surprises are also expected from Christian Bale’s Gorr, as you can read in our special on the trailer for Thor Love and Thunder.
The Gray Man (July 13)
The Gray Man is CIA Court Gentry agent (Ryan Gosling), aka Sierra Six. Taken from a federal penitentiary and hired by supervisor Donald Fitzroy (Billy Bob Thornton), Gentry was once a seasoned, agency-approved paid hitman. But now things have changed and Six becomes the target of an international hunt launched by Lloyd Hansen (Chris Evans), a former CIA colleague who will do the impossible to eliminate him. Luckily for him, agent Dani Miranda (Ana de Armas) is on his side …
The film is the adaptation of the book of the same name by Mark Greaney, directed by the Russo brothers, and promises to be one of the most explosive action of this summeralso arriving in the catalog Netflix as original of the streaming platform.
The Forgiven (July 14)
David and Jo Henninger (Ralph Fiennes and Jessica Chastain), a doctor and author of children’s books respectively, arrive in Morocco from London to participate in a weekend of revelry in the sumptuous Saharan house their friend Richard (Matt Smith) and his lover Dally Margolis (Caleb Landry Jones). After a long lunch, accompanied by a lot of alcohol, David, tired and groggy, insists on making the long drive from Tangier to the party, arguing with Jo all the way. But when two young men suddenly appear from the darkness and David loses control of his car, one of them, a local teenager named Driss (Omar Ghazaoui), is killed. The panicked couple puts the boy’s body in the back seat of the car and continues to drive in the direction of Richard’s mansion, hoping their friend can help them evade any consequences, but … Written and directed by the acclaimed director John Michael McDonagh, The Forgiven is based on the cult novel of the same name by Lawrence Osborne and stars Ralph Fiennes, Jessica Chastain and Matt Smith.
X – A sexy horror story (July 14)
The hottest and bloodiest horror of the summer is set in 1979 and follows a troupe of ambitious and hungry for success who decides to shoot an adult film in rural Texas: here, however, the elderly couple who accepts to host them, offering them refuge in an isolated and undisturbed farm that will become the headquarters of the crew and the place for hot filming, begins to have a lewd and morbid interest in young actors. A morbid interest that, during the night, will explode in all its violence and terror.
From the A24production house of many recent cult such as Hereditary – the roots of evil, Midsommar, The Witch And The Lighthouseand by award-winning cult director Ti West, also a writer and editor here, X – A Sexy Horror Story recreates rural America of the late 1970s and renews the horror slasher tradition by paying homage to the most famous arthouse films, be they cult horror or porn. Shot in New Zealand, the film stars Mia Goth (in a creepy double role thanks to the use of incredible prosthetic makeup), Jenna Ortega and Kid Cudi.
Other theatrical releases in July 2022
On July 7, a double appointment with our local comedy, given the releases of A breath of fresh air – with Aldo Baglio “solo” – and the romantic Spotty and me. On the 13th comes the animated film, based on the popular series, Bob’s Burgers – The moviewhile the next day here is the musical Fly – Fly to your dreams. Also on the 14th another important recovery, with the release of the Chinese The River Woman – Suzhou Riverdated 2000. The 21st is the turn of the sentimental drama Secret Loveof the animated Peter goes to the moon and Finnish horror The Twin – The other face of evil.