[ENG] Overlord (2018) – SPOILER-FREE Review

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Directed by: Julius Avery
Written by: Mark L. Smith, Billy Ray
Starring: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier, Pilou Asbaek, John Magaro, Iain De Caestecker, Jacob Anderson, Dominic Applewhite
Runtime: 109 min

With only hours until D-Day, a team of American paratroopers drops into Nazi-occupied France to carry out a mission that’s crucial to the invasion’s success. Tasked with destroying a radio transmitter atop a fortified church, the desperate soldiers join forces with a young French villager to penetrate the walls and take down the tower.

But, in a mysterious Nazi lab beneath the church, the outnumbered G.I.s come face-to-face with enemies unlike any the world has ever seen. From producer J.J. Abrams, Overlord certainly offers high expectations.

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[PT] Overlord (2018) – Crítica SPOILER-FREE

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Directed by: Julius Avery
Written by: Mark L. Smith, Billy Ray
Starring: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier, Pilou Asbaek, John Magaro, Iain De Caestecker, Jacob Anderson, Dominic Applewhite
Runtime: 109 min

Com apenas horas até ao D-day, uma equipa de para-quedistas americanos aterram numa França ocupada pelos nazis, para realizar uma missão que é crucial para o sucesso da invasão. Encarregues de destruir um transmissor de rádio no topo de uma igreja fortificada, os soldados desesperados unem forças com um jovem aldeão francês para penetrar as muralhas e derrubar a torre.

No entanto, num misterioso laboratório nazista sob a igreja, os soldados encontram-se em desvantagem frente aos seus inimigos, diferentes de todos que o mundo já viu. Do produtor J.J. Abrams, Overlord certamente oferece grandes expetativas …

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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) – SPOILER-FREE Review

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Directed by: Bryan Singer
Written by: Anthony McCarten
Starring: Rami Malek,  Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander, Allen Leech, Mike Myers
Runtime: 134 min

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek), who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.

This film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, cementing the legacy of a band that was always more like a family, and who continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.

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[ENG] Halloween (2018) – SPOILER-FREE Review

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Directed by: David Gordon Green
Written by: David Gordon Green, Danny McBride, Jeff Fradley
Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner, Nick Castle
Runtime: 109 min

Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

You can read my spoiler-free review of the original here: Halloween (1978).

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[PT] Halloween (2018) – SPOILER-FREE Review

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Realização: David Gordon Green
Argumento: David Gordon Green, Danny McBride, Jeff Fradley
Elenco: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner, Nick Castle
Duração: 109 min

Jamie Lee Curtis retorna ao seu papel icónico como Laurie Strode para o confronto final com Michael Myers, o homem mascarado que a tem assombrado desde que ela escapou à sua tentativa de homicídio na noite de Halloween há quatro décadas atrás.

Podem ler a minha crítica spoiler-free do original aqui: Halloween (1978).

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[ENG] Halloween (1978) – SPOILER-FREE Review

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Directed by: John Carpenter
Written by: John Carpenter, Debra Hill
Starring: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes, P.J. Soles, Charles Cyphers, Kyle Richards, Brian Andrews
Runtime: 93 min

A young boy kills his sister on Halloween of 1963 and is sent to a mental hospital. 15 years later, he escapes and returns to his hometown in order to wreak havoc.

Halloween (2018) is being released this week, and it’s a direct sequel to the 1978’s original, so why not go back to the 70s and watch one of its classics?

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[PT] Halloween (1978) – Crítica SPOILER-FREE

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Realização: John Carpenter
Argumento: John Carpenter, Debra Hill
Elenco: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes, P.J. Soles, Charles Cyphers, Kyle Richards, Brian Andrews
Duração: 93 min

Um jovem rapaz mata a sua irmã no Halloween de 1963 e é enviado para um hospital psiquiátrico. 15 anos depois, ele escapa e retorna à sua cidade natal, a fim de causar o caos.

Halloween (2018) é lançado esta semana e é uma sequela direta ao original de 1978, logo porque não voltar aos anos 70 e assistir a um dos seus clássicos?

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