With summer just around the corner we can still burn a few cartridges of great streaming releases. The new from Marvel, the highest grossing movie of the year and a few independent pieces that went unnoticed in theaters are some of the proposals of the platforms for this month. This is the highlight of June in the different streaming offers.
If ‘Chernobyl’ left you wanting more true nuclear disasters, you have a must with this Japanese production that narrates the disaster at the Fukushima plant. Eight episodes of tension, political and moral tug-of-war and behind the scenes, Hideo Nakata -director of ‘The Ring’-, which already makes it clear that we can expect a good dose of tension and suspense to the extreme.
It is one of the key series of modern television science fiction, which picks up the baton from classic episodic productions such as ‘The Twilight Zone’ and gives a bath of modernity and criticism to our sometimes alienating relationship with technology. On this occasion, he does not cut a hair and partially redirects his criticism in an unexpected direction: the streaming platforms themselves.
Premiere on Netflix June 15
The Witcher – T3
We have known for a long time that Henry Cavill abandons his role as Geralt of Rivia and hands it over to Liam Hemsworth. But before that happens we have a final year with Cavill, the production will deal with the fact that Ciri’s father is still alive and is Emhyr var Emreis, the emperor of Nilfgaard. We will also learn more about the relationship between Geralt and Yennefer and how they face Ciri’s care and teach her to control her powers.
Premiere on Netflix June 29
A highly popular humor and fantasy comic by ND Stevenson (‘Woodwomen’) is the basis for this series that promises a fast-paced parody of heroic fantasy conventions, in a project that was originally canceled by Disney and later picked up by Netflix. The film will tell us about the unusual friendship between a gentleman accused of a crime and a young shapeshifter, in a production by Annapurna Animation with the voices of Chloe Grace Moretz and Riz Ahmed.
Premiere on Netflix June 30
Avatar: The Sense of Water
The highest-grossing film of recent times has been hard pressed before reaching streaming, but after a few months on pay-per-view it has ended up landing on the platform of its production company. After years of development, James Cameron manages to replicate the huge success of the first ‘Avatar’ with the continuation of the story of the Sully family, now turned into nomads who arrive at a tribe of Na’avi who have developed a civilization near the water.
Originally released on Hulu, this series comes to Disney+ in which the mysterious death of a young woman on a Caribbean vacation creates a domino effect that pushes her surviving sister to find out the truth. Produced by Leila Gerstein, creator of ‘The OC’, ‘Gossip Girl’ or ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, so the rabidly youthful and feminine perspective is guaranteed.
Marvel returns to television after ‘Ms. Marvel’ and ‘Moon Knight’ with a series that delves into the MCU territory that we usually associate with movies and the Avengers: here Nick Fury’s leading role will be almost total and he will face the invasion of a multiform alien race that he already We met on ‘Captain Marvel’. If he plays his cards right, it could be ‘The invasion of the ultra-body’ in a superheroic version. Music to our ears.
Premiere on Disney+ on June 21
John Wick 4
The unbeatable action saga starring Keanu Reeves comes to Prime Video with its most sophisticated installment to date. Perfect choreographies, a staging that exposes films that have a fivefold budget and a total commitment from all those involved in a story that continues to expand the mythology of urban murderers and their underground maneuvers.
Premiere on Prime Video June 22
Last night in Soho
The latest film by Edgar Wright, director of ‘Scott Pilgrim Against the World’, ‘Zombies Party’ or ‘Fatal Weapon’ went somewhat unnoticed when it was released in theaters, perhaps because of the director’s departure from the usual themes and style. However, it is worth bringing it back, as it is a very risky mix of ancient fantastic and the director’s usual visual daring, with the story of a young woman passionate about fashion who is able to travel to the sixties and meet her idol. , an aspiring singer.
Premiere on Prime Video June 25
Masaaki Yuasa, director of anime proposals as interesting as ‘Devilman’, ‘Love is in the water’ or the incredible series ‘Ping Pong’ made his debut with this delirious cocktail of animated styles (from stop motion to computer animation), where we are told the story of a young man who meets the woman of his dreams on a train. By following her he will find his own death, but it is not the end: he goes to heaven, defies the gods and returns to Earth, on a delirious and indescribable journey.
Filmin premiere on June 16
Avalanche of summer classics
Filmin premieres at the end of June and in time for the summer an overwhelming download of classic and modern titles that can give you hours and hours in front of the screen. Some very, very different titles: ‘At the end of the escapade’, ‘Easy blood’, ‘Mullholland Drive’, ‘Persepolis’, ‘The virgin suicides’, ‘1997: Rescue in New York’, ‘The man who fell to Earth’, ‘Ran’, ‘Apocalypse Now’, ‘The Producers’, ‘Irreverseible’ and a very long etcetera.
Filmin premiere on June 30
Warrior – T3
Although it tends to go under the radar in most TV action recommendations, ‘Warrior’ is one of the most compact products for devotees of choreographed violence. We return to San Francisco in the 19th century, in a story based on texts by Bruce Lee and that tells how several gangs fought over Chinatown, in a plot that contains as much explosive action as intrigues in the underworld.
Premieres on HBO Max on June 29
Another interesting piece, this independent horror, which went unnoticed in its fleeting scale in theaters. Ti West directs this pseudo-prequel to his phenomenal slasher ‘X’ focusing on the youth of one of his characters, in a plot that starts 61 years before that, with a teenager obsessed with becoming a movie star one day . She is embodied by the fantastic Mia Goth and produces A24, the indie fashion production company.
Premiere on Movistar Plus+ on June 17
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