Below you will find the complete list of all the new movies added by HBO Max. We dive straight into this week’s overview, very busy.
Say hi, Willie Mays! (2022)
direction: Nelson George | spit.: Finn Scully, Willie Mays, Reggie Jackson, Barry Bonds
Follow Mays’ life from his early years playing in Birmingham, to being part of the early television games in New York, and later during the height of the civil rights movement in the West.Wedding Crashers (2005)
direction: David Dobkin | spit: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken, Rachel McAdams
Masked bachelors John and Jeremy have found the perfect way to pick up girls for a night: at weddings! Under false pretenses, they claim themselves for free champagne and food and the most beautiful bridesmaids who want nothing more than to find a man … And the best thing is that at the end of the evening they disappear again without obligations … Tricks of seduction bring nothing important until when John falls In love with a bridesmaid unexpectedly. To win her heart, John has to do everything in her power, because she already has plans to marry someone else …
direction: Nick Cassavetes | spitTim Ivy, Gina Rowlands, Starletta Dubois, James Garner
Allie Hamilton comes to Seabrook, North Carolina, on vacation with her family in the early 1940s. There she meets the beautiful Noah Calhoun, whom she has fallen in love with from the very first moment. Despite their very different backgrounds, the two are having a summer full of passion and passion. But when Allie leaves and Noah joins the army, the love seems to be gone forever.
human voice (2020)
direction: Pedro Almodovar | spit: Tilda Swinton, Agustín Almodóvar, Agustín Almodóvar, Miguel Almodóvar
The Human Voice is a short film by Pedro Almodovar, based on Jean Cocteau’s famous play La voix humaine. In Tilda Swinton, Almodovar finds the perfect interpreter for the character who has inspired him for decades: an abandoned and devastated woman. A woman (Tilda Swinton) returns home and waits for the man who left her. His bags are ready, but he won’t come. The dog is also restless without its owner. During a telephone conversation between a woman and her ex-lover, we become aware of despondency, anxiety, and sarcasm. Her world is collapsing. First figuratively, then literally.
Picture of a woman on fire (2019)
direction: Celine Siyama | spit: Noémie Merlant, Adele Haenel, Luana Bajrami, Valeria Golino
On a remote island near Brittany at the end of the 18th century, artist Marianne (Noémie Merlant) was commissioned to paint a portrait of Heloïse (Adèle Haenel) wedding. The stubborn Helos is not enthusiastic about marriage, so Marianne makes the picture without her knowledge. While hiking on the French coast, she observes her model in detail: her movements, her looks, a rare smile. At night Marianne secretly works on the board. In Heloise’s last days of freedom, the attraction between the two women grows, until love finally ignites.
direction: Pedro Almodovar | spit: Adriana Ugarte, Rossi de Palma, Inma Cuesta, Michelle Jenner
In 2015, Giulietta’s life was on the verge of collapse. 30 years ago, we see a brighter side of her life.
direction: Guillermo del Toro | spit.: Ron Perlman, John Hurt, Selma Blair, Robert Evans
In the closing days of World War II, the Nazis turned to black magic to save their lost cause. The Allies storm the camp where the celebration is taking place, but not before the Devil summons Hellboy. When Hellboy grows up, he decides to use his powers to fight evil.
Dolor the Gloria (2019)
direction: Pedro Almodovar | spit.: Antonio Banderas, Prisoner of Etexandia, Leonardo Sparaglia, Nora Navas
Diva Dolorosa is a compilation film in which parts of the Italian diva’s film are welded together in a melodramatic narrative. We see how the singer allows herself to go far to the stage, casino and trendy parties. She triumphs and allows herself to be conquered. A murderous woman is still manipulating a man in a sophisticated way. But if you confuse passion with love, it punishes severely. The men suddenly rejected her arrogantly. The singer becomes desperate and, after unsuccessful suicide attempts, finds herself in hysterics. Then follows the sick bed in which the beautiful body withers. Neither music nor flowers bring comfort, and the fatal woman turned into a fragile woman only reminds of the time of youth. Finally, wrapped in puffy white robes, they disappear among the trees of an alarming bleak forest.
The band played (1993)
direction: Roger Spottiswood | spit: Matthew Modine, Alan Alda, Patrick Bauchao, Natalie Bay
In 1981, researchers discovered a mysterious new disease that appears to primarily affect gay men. Two different research teams (one American, one French) are trying to investigate HIV (which turned out later) and give it a name.
And starring Pancho Villa himself (2003)
direction: Bruce Beresford | spit.: Antonio Banderas, Eon Bailey, Alan Arkin, Jim Broadbent
Pancho Villa (Antonio Banderas) stars in this true story of how this Mexican revolutionary allows a Hollywood film crew to film him in battle.