Have you finished watching the movies you waited for in 2023? Does your artistic appetite drive you to search for a new cinematic “feast”? You may be surprised by the huge amount of films expected in 2024, especially as they will vary between drama, science fiction, and animation, in addition to the release of many new parts of beloved film series.
At the forefront are “Dune 2,” “Deadpool 3,” “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga,” and “Joker: Folie à Deux.” , Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire , and A Quiet Place: Day One .
Because the list goes on, some critics believe that 2024 will be the best cinematic year in recent times. Below, we review the most prominent works expected:
“Mickey 17”: A mind-blowing thriller
After his last masterpiece, “Parasite,” which dominated the Oscars in 2019, South Korean director Bong Joon-ho has become one of the most important filmmakers that the audience is waiting for new, and here he returns with the movie “Mickey 17” this year, which he wrote. And take it out.
The film belongs to the science fiction category, and it stars Robert Pattinson, Mark Ruffalo, Toni Collette, Naomi Ackie, and Steven Yeun. As for the story “Mickey 17,” it is based on a novel of the same name that was published in 2022 and written by Edward Ashton. It tells the story of a man who whenever he dies, he is cloned, and when he is born again, he comes carrying full memories of his past.
It is worth noting that the work is one of the most promising films this year, not only for its idea or the attractiveness of its maker, but also for the participation of a group of distinguished people who have previously been nominated for an Oscar in its lead, including director of photography Darius Khondji, production designer Fiona Crombie, and editor Yang Jin Mo, in addition to the music composer. Photographer who was previously nominated for an Emmy Award, Jung Jae-il.
In love with Bob Marley
“Bob Marley: One Love” is a musical and biographical drama, starring Kingsley Ben-Adir, Lashana Lynch, and James Norton.
The work tells the story of Jamaican reggae singer Bob Marley, who is considered one of the icons of music that has influenced successive generations due to his rich personal and artistic journey and the revolutionary music that he presented over the years, in which he put a lot of his own soul, not to mention his writing, composing and singing the words all at the same time.
Gaga joins Joker
After the movie “Joker” achieved revenues of nearly $1.1 billion, and won the most important international awards 3 years ago – including the Oscar, Golden Globe, British BAFTA, and the Golden Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival – and reaching 81st place on the IMD list. In the artistic review of the best 250 films in the history of world cinema, director and writer Todd Phillips returns to present a new part entitled “Joker: Shared Psychosis” (Joker: Folie à Deux).
The new part stars American star Joaquin Phoenix, and this time he is joined by Lady Gaga, who plays the role of “Harley Quinn”, which Margot Robbie previously played in the “The Suicide Squad” film series in 2016 and 2021.
In this part, Arthur Fleck succeeds in escaping from the psychiatric hospital, and returns again to the gloomy Gotham City, which brings out the worst in him and causes him to erode from within, before his path intersects with Harley Quinn, which increases the severity of the tragedy, and results in many undesirable events. expected, the consequences of which may not be expected.
Mufasa vs. Scar
As for animation fans, 2024 seems to be an ideal year for new parts of films that have previously achieved tremendous success, whether artistic or commercial, as we are witnessing the second part of the Oscar-winning film, ranked 168th on IMDB’s artistic list, “Inside Out” (Inside Out 2). ), the fourth part of one of the most profitable series of all time, “Despicable Me,” as well as the fourth part of the “Kung Fu Panda 4” series.
For fans of the live-action versions based on famous classic cartoons, Disney presents “Mufasa: The Lion King,” which showcases the relationship between the two brothers Mufasa and Scar and the hidden drama that led to one of them ending up in the leadership seat, and the other in extreme anger.
It is noteworthy that Disney previously presented a live version of the movie “The Lion King” in 2019, which achieved profits approaching 1.6 billion dollars. Will the new movie achieve the same success or outperform the old version, as it will provide a look into the ancient history of the characters and a glimpse into events and themes of the story that we have not seen before? ?.