Category 2020

Candyman

In the Cabrini Green neighborhood of Chicago, the story of the infamous Candyman, a supernatural murderer with a hook as a hand, was long known. One only had to say his name five times in a mirror to conjure it up. Years later, visual artist Anthony McCoy (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) and his girlfriend, gallery director Brianna Cartwright (Teyonah Parris) move into the gentrification-ridden neighborhood...

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Dream Horse

Jan (Toni Collette), a cleaning lady and bartender, decides to breed a racehorse in her Welsh village. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to share her already low income with her to create a horse that can compete with the elite...

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Monster Hunter

One man finds that all the myths about monsters – be it in English, European or Chinese stories – are true. Once these monsters populated the earth again and again and for every monster there was a hero who fought against it. But suddenly they have disappeared from our world. During his research, he suddenly ends up in a parallel world where all these monsters are. And finally, he has to realize that they will come back to Earth where they could destroy everything...

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Resistance

During the Second World War and the occupation of France by the German Empire, the orthodox Jew Marcel Marceau (Jesse Eisenberg) from Strasbourg, who was actually called Marcel Mangel and later became known as a pantomime, became involved under the influence of his cousin Georges Loinger (Géza Röhring) and of his brother Simon (Félix Moati) in the resistance of France. As a young man, Marceau trained as a pantomime to help thousands of orphans whose parents fell victim to the Holocaust during the war to help them escape the Nazi race laws and concentration camps. His own father also died in the hell of Auschwitz, which was an additional motivation for Marceau...

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The One and Only Ivan

Exotic animals live more and more in captivity and even forget what life in the wild looks like. Silverback Ivan (Sam Rockwell) is generally quite happy with this life, but when his good friend, the elephant lady Stella (Angelina Jolie) falls ill due to her treatment by people and also a baby elephant joins the group, Ivan’s pursuit becomes Freedom awakened...

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Soul

Joe Gardner (Jaimie Foxx) is a music teacher at a middle school in New York, but in addition to his job, his real passion is jazz music. At some point he wants to become a serious jazz musician – but he wonders if he will ever be able to fulfill this dream. Just when Joe thinks this wish could come true, a rash step (literally) sends him to a fantastic place where he has to think about what it really means to have a soul...

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The King’s Man

The young Conrad (Harris Dickinson) is introduced to the world of British espionage by the Duke of Oxford (Ralph Fiennes)...

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Wendy

The young girl Wendy (Devin France) is dragged into a hidden ecosystem. There, two hostile tribes are fighting for a mysterious, pollen-like substance that makes it possible to break the link between age and time. In this world she meets a happy and reckless boy with whom she has a close relationship...

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Wonder Woman 1984

Sequel to “Wonder Woman” with Gal Gadot, again directed by Patty Jenkins. The action takes place this time in the 80s...

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The Current War

1880: Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) went through the tests of thousands of designs when he finally knew how to make a marketable light bulb. While Edison received financial support from J.P. Morgan (Matthew Macfayden) backs up to supply electrical light to five blocks in Manhattan, George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon) realizes the limits of the new technology. The Pittsburgh businessman works with AC instead of DC and takes over some of Edison’s discoveries...

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