Bird Box Barcelona: Netflix’s New Thriller
Bird Box Barcelona is one of the most anticipated films coming to Netflix this month. As a spin-off of the popular film Bird Box, it is directed by the Pastor brothers and stars Alejandra Howard, Diego Calva, Mario Casas, Lola Dueñas, Georgina Campbell, and Leonardo Sbaraglia. The story follows Sebastián (played by Casas), who struggles to survive in a deserted Barcelona after a mysterious force decimates the population. This film explores the theme of survival in a city where individuals must move blindly, facing numerous risks along the way.
In-Laws Taking Up Arms: A Mix of Thriller and Comedy
In this thrilling and comedic film directed by Tyler Spindel, Adam DeVine plays Owen Browning, a bank manager whose life is turned upside down when his fiancée’s parents, Billy (Pierce Brosnan) and Lily (Ellen Barkin), become the prime suspects in a bank robbery. As Owen tries to connect the dots and uncover the truth, he realizes that his future in-laws may be more than they seem. In-laws Taking Up Arms is a mix of suspense, humor, and unexpected twists, promising an entertaining watch.
The (Almost) Idols of Bahía Colorada: A Journey of Brotherly Love
Ricardo Castro Velázquez’s film tells the story of two half-brothers, Romeo and Preciado, who embark on a journey to honor their father’s memory in Bahía Colorada, a Mexican paradise. Along the way, they face old conflicts and secrets that threaten to tear them apart. Starring Benny Emmanuel, Harold Azuara, and Nora Velázquez, this heartfelt film explores the power of brotherly love and the resilience of family bonds.
Tyrone’s Clone: A Tribute to Blaxploitation Films
Juel Taylor’s film, Tyrone’s Clone, pays homage to Blaxploitation movies with its blend of absurd humor, horror, satire, comedy, and science fiction. The talented cast includes John Boyega, Teyonah Parris, and Jamie Foxx, who also produced the film. The story follows an unlikely trio as they uncover a government conspiracy and face horrifying events. With nods to classic Blaxploitation films, Tyrone’s Clone offers a unique and entertaining cinematic experience.
Bliss For Beginners: Ellie Kemper Returns to Netflix
Ellie Kemper, known for her breakout role in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, returns to Netflix in Bliss For Beginners. Directed by Vicky Wright and based on the novel Happiness for Beginners, this romantic feature film follows Kemper’s character as she embarks on a survival course to rediscover herself after a divorce. Joined by an eccentric group of strangers, she embarks on an intense adventure filled with life lessons and the possibility of finding love again. With a different tone from her previous work, Kemper showcases her versatility as an actress in this heartfelt and uplifting movie.