Entertainment Blockbusters and classics to revive cinema in Asia
Movie theaters: the Minister of Culture is working on "a reopening in early July"
In an interview with France 2 this Wednesday, May 20, the Minister of Culture Franck Riester said he plans to reopen the theaters at the start of month of July. But the final decision will not be taken until early June.
Already offered in China, cinemas rely on the biggest hits of the seventh art such as "The Wizard of Oz" or "ET, the extra-terrestrial" to boost the cinema industry, undermined following the closure of the dark rooms due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Once is not custom, the superheroes come to the rescue ... of the cinema! Direction Hong Kong for Marvel which will bring out its successes "Avengers" and "Iron Man 3" in the dark rooms from this Thursday May 28 and this until Wednesday June 10, we learned thanks to our colleagues from Hollywood Postpone this Tuesday, May 26. A good way to attract spectators to find their way back to the theaters again after the containment measures were lifted in early May. If only the titles of the action movies "Avengers" and "Iron Man 3" have been released, according to The Hollywood Reporter, other films from the Marvel Cinematic Universe are expected to join the box office in the coming months. The first film in the "Matrix" trilogy was already re-released in 4K version at the beginning of May.
Live! (W9): Bradley Cooper's true passion for cooking
Cinema is in the spotlight this Monday evening on W9, which rebroadcasts the film "À vif!". A tasty comedy carried by Bradley Cooper, who treats us as an arrogant cook, and our national Omar Sy ... © SND / The Weinstein Company Cinema is in the spotlight this Monday evening on W9, which rebroadcasts the film "À alive! ". A tasty comedy carried by Bradley Cooper, who treats us as an arrogant cook, and our national Omar Sy ...
"The Wizard of Oz" for Japanese moviegoers
A strategy already in place on the Asian market since last March when China saw a beginning of respite and had then announced the return of "Avengers", "Avatar", "Inception" and "Interstellar" in its cinemas to revive the economy.
On the Taiwan side, the DC Comics universe will return to the big screen with "Batman Begins", "The Dark Knight: The Dark Knight" and "The Dark Knight Rises" on Friday May 29 while these films are respectively broadcast on June 4, June 11 and June 18 in Hong Kong.
In Japan, Toho cinemas, the most important multiplex chain in the country, have chosen more classic but mostly cult films such as "The Wizard of Oz" (1939) or "Ben-Hur" (1959) and "Westside Story" (1961) to seduce their spectators. "East of Eden" (1955), "Bonnie and Clyde" (1969) or even "Blade Runner" (1982), "Rio Bravo (1959)," ET, the extra-terrestrial "(1982) and "Les Evadés" (1994) are among the films offered new in cinemas.
"The Jungle Book" on Disney +: Still a blast today! .
I don't like all Disney classics. So I wasn't sure if "The Jungle Book" was really as good as I remembered it - until I sang in front of the television again recently. And the songs aren't even the best. © The Walt Disney Company "The Jungle Book" on Disney +: Still a blast today! +++ opinion +++ “ The Jungle Book ” from 1967 had an estimated 27 million cinema-goers in Germany and thus more than any other film.