Denzel Wahington brings the first blockbuster of 2021 to theaters

Denzel Washington, Rami Malek y Jared Leto They lead the cast of the first major production to hit theaters this year, the ‘thriller’ ‘Small details’.

Other premieres go directly to the platforms, such as ‘Loco por ella’, the new romantic comedy by Dani de la Orden (Netflix) or ‘The assistant’, one of the American independent films of the season, which investigates the sewers of the case Weinstein (Filmin).

‘Small details’, for which Leto is nominated for a Golden Globe as best supporting actor, is a crime film written and directed by John Lee Hancock that in the United States has achieved the best collection in theaters since the pandemic began. And that Warner released it there simultaneously in theaters and on the HBO Max platform.

A serial killer has a whole city terrified. Sheriff Joe ‘Deke’ Deacon (Washington), sent on another matter from Kern County to Los Angeles, is involved in the search for the criminal, under the orders of Sergeant Jim Baxter (Malek), a search in which they will go out to shine haunting echoes of her own past.

These are other premieres of the week.

‘Dating Amber’.
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‘Dating Amber’

After his debut with the terrifying ‘The cured’ (2017), David Freyne changes records on ‘Dating Amber’, a Romantic and teenage comedy about a boy and a girl who discover their homosexuality in the very Catholic rural Ireland of the 90s.

Shot in County Kildare, where Freyne himself grew up, the filmmaker draws inspiration from his own experiences to which he adds notes of humor and music.

Álvaro Cervantes and Susana Abaitua.
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‘Crazy for her’

Daniel of the Order addresses the stigmas and prejudices linked to mental health in “Crazy About Her,” a romantic comedy starring Álvaro Cervantes and Susana Abaitua whose premiere will take place on February 26 on the Netflix platform.

The film tells the story of Adri, who after meeting Carla, a mysterious girl with whom he spends “the best night of his life”, discovers that she is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, where he decides to voluntarily enter to win her over.

‘New York Booksellers’.
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‘New York Booksellers’

Collectors, auctioneers and writers like Fran Lebowitz, Susan Orlean, Kevin Young y Gay Talese participate in this documentary directed by DW Young that pays tribute to book culture and examines topics such as the impact of technology on commerce, the value of books as physical objects, the decline of bookstores and the obsession with collecting.

The movie will be released simultaneously in cinemas and in the Virtual Cinema Room of the distributor A Contracorriente.

‘Of the inconvenience of being born’.
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‘Of the inconvenience of being born’

Filmin, in its recently released role as distributor, will release only in theaters this film by Sandra Wollner, awarded at the Berlin Film Festival, which imagines a future in which robots occupy the emotional void left by those who are no longer there.

These robots adopt the exact appearance and attitude of that absent person, but their precision in emulating their memories and emotional baggage is less than optimal.

‘The Assistant’.
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‘The Assistant’

Director Kity Green makes her fiction debut investigating the case of Harvey Weinstein through the figure of a discreet production assistant who is beginning to take her first steps in the audiovisual industry.

Based on true events and voted one of the ten best films of the year by the New York Film Critics Association, the film will be released on the Filmin platform.

‘Once upon a time in Venezuela’.
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‘Once upon a time in Venezuela’

Through the story of a town in Venezuela, Congo Mirador, the director Anabel Rodríguez, who spent seven years filming there, builds a metaphor for the entire country.

Life in Congo Mirador, a floating town a short distance from Lake Maracaibo, used to be attractive and bohemian, but today it is affected by corruption, climate change and the exodus of the population.

‘The Cardin House’.
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‘Casa Cardin’

Filmin premieres on Friday in Spain ‘La casa de Cardin’, a documentary about fashion designer Pierre Cardin, who died on December 29, directed by P. David Ebersole and Todd Hughes and granting exclusive access to unpublished files and interviews by Cardin himself.

Although many identify the iconic logo and its historic signature, few know the man behind the brand. In this, this film investigates that collects interviews and anecdotes from figures such as Naomi Campbell, Sharon Stone, Jean Paul Gaultier, Philippe Starck, Alice Cooper or Jeanne Moreau.

One of her biggest fans, documentary filmmaker Genya Tachibana, travels to the secluded mountain refuge where she makes her home to interview her.

Although many identify the iconic logo and its historic signature, few know the man behind the brand. This film investigates this, which collects interviews and anecdotes from figures such as Naomi Campbell, Sharon Stone, Jean Paul Gaultier, Philippe Starck, Alice Cooper and Jeanne Moreau.

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