Awake is a science fiction film with a basic pitch that could not be more straightforward. Humanity is deprived of its electronic devices and of its sleep following an unprecedented disaster. Jill, ex-soldier and heroine, is the only one who holds the key to saving the world. This solution is his own daughter. A real race against the clock will then begin, but the difficulties are considerable. She must protect her daughter from a population that has gone completely mad while trying not to succumb to growing madness herself.
It may seem surprising to mention Aya and the Witch. After all, we’re still talking about Ghibli in directing, the studios behind Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and more. However, it is the reality, this film was very badly received as well by the public as by the press. The fault lies with the 3D visuals which deviates far too much from the usual productions of the Ghibli studios. As a reminder, the story follows young Aya, an orphan who will be adopted by two very strange people. His life will then take an unexpected turn.
Woman at the Window is an adaptation of the novel of the same name, released in 2018. In many ways, the film is reminiscent of Alfred Hitchcock’s very famous Window on Court. Anna Fox, played by Amy Adams, is a child psychologist who suffers from agoraphobia (fear of public places). Therefore, she never leaves her home. To kill the boredom, Anna will start spying on her new neighbors, the Russell family. However, things take a terrible turn when she witnesses a brutal murder committed by the husband.
Continue hostilities with The Last Mercenary, a French film with none other than Jean-Claude Van Damme as the main actor. This martial arts follower plays here a former secret service agent who will have to resume service. This decision is due to the fact that her son is wanted by the French authorities for a crime he did not commit. But there are two concerns: he has never spoken to his son and the situation he finds himself in is caused by the Mafia on one side, and a corrupt bureaucrat on the other. Our hero’s mission will not be easy.
Make way for science fiction with Passenger nº 4. It’s a closed-door setting in a spaceship. The crew on board must travel to the planet Mars and start colonizing it, as it must become the new home of humanity. However, during the trip, a stowaway is discovered. If at first glance, all goes well, the situation will quickly degenerate. This is because the life support system is damaged and oxygen will eventually run out. Therefore, they must quickly find a solution if they wish to arrive alive on the Red Planet. As the trip progresses, tensions set in.
We live in an age where superhero movies reign supreme, whether in the cinema or in series. Thunder force is no exception to the rule. However, it is far from having scored as much as an Avengers movie. In this production by Ben Falcone, a scientist discovers a way to give superpowers to anyone. To save her best friend from a terrible accident, she will inject him with the product and even go so far as to join her in this experience. The two women then develop extraordinary capacities and will use them to protect their city.