If the trouble lurks in these days of containment and déconfinement, The Figaro offers a selection of movies released this week online (via VOD or on the platforms of streaming) that marked the writing. All genres are allowed, the war film technically flawless in the horror film disturbing in passing through the film policy creaky, yes, this week's film will not leave you indifferent.read also : Swallow, The Farewell party, Judy... The movies of the week online
1917 a war film from Sam Mendes, 1: 59
out of Cleopatra (1963), blockbuster, exhausting, Joseph L. Mankiewicz had expressed the wish to shoot a movie with two actors in a telephone booth. It will not be far away from making his wish a few years later by signing The Bloodhound. After two very good James Bond (Skyfall and Spectre), the British Sam Mendes, too, has felt the need of rest. He returned to stage in the theatre. It is therefore up to the movies with again the urge to fight. 1917 has nothing to do with a film of transition. On the contrary, the director of American Beauty and of the Paths of perdition threw all his forces into the battle. Inspired by the memories of his grandfather, a veteran of the First world War, 1917 the following real-time race against the watch of the two british soldiers sent into enemy territory in order to cancel an attack to be suicidal, and save the lives of 1600 soldiers. Helped by the great cinematographer Roger Deakins, Mendes filmed the clips the mission of the First two classes. The fittings are invisible and, in addition to the technical prowess, this bias creates an immersive, spectacular and threatening. The crossing of no man's land, a landscape of desolation and death, is one of the strongest evocations of the slaughter of 1914-1918 that we have seen for a long time...
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