July 31, 2021

Ten recommended series and movies on HBO Max upon arrival in Colombia

Although they are not news, there are several of the series that will be available that are unmissable: Friends (including The Reunion, the special program of the meeting), Game of Thrones, Gossip Girl, Euphoria, Los Soprano, Six Feet Under, Big Little Lies or the recently completedMare of Easttown.

They will also be available recently released films like Tom y Jerry, Mortal Kombat, the winner Judas and the Black Messiah O Godzilla vs. Kong. The platform will have films from the Warner Bros. studio, no additional cost, just 35 days after being released in theaters in Latin America.

Here, a top ten of 10 productions that are worth watching. And how long each one lasts.

“The Undoing”

The Undoing.

Miniseries

Year: 2020

Duration: Six hours (One season, six chapters)

The key to a good whodunnit -namely, those police officers in which there is a crime and the plot consists of finding out who committed it– is to disorient the viewer without making narrative traps, or doing them as little as possible.

So The Undoing (translatable as “The perdition”, available on HBO Go) is accomplished: nkeeps you hooked from start to finish for its six chapters, making us doubt with noble arms about who committed a femicide.

The story revolves around a seemingly happy family, leading a dream life. Nicole Kidman is Grace, a successful psychoanalyst specializing in couples therapy. Hugh Grant is Jonathan, her husband, a highly reputable pediatric oncologist. They love each other, enjoy an excellent economic position and live in an elegant mansion in an exclusive area of ​​Manhattan, together with Henry, their intelligent 12-year-old son.

But all that is solid melts into thin air. A young and sensual mother from the exclusive private school that Henry attends appears murdered. At the same time, Jonathan disappears without leaving a trace other than his cell phone. Everything indicates that this adorable family man, loving his wife and his son’s companion, had a lot to do with that violent death.

“Friends: The Reunion”

"Friends: The Reunion"

Special program

Year: 2021

Duration: One hour and 44 minutes

Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, that is, the cast of the legendary series Friends, meets for a special program.

Companions for ten seasons (1994-2004), they remember numerous anecdotes from the filming, they receive celebrities and some guests who passed through the series, and they reflect on the importance of the show for them and the consequences of their enormous fame on their lives.

“Zack Snyder’s Justice League”

"Zack Snyder's Justice League"

Movie

Year: 2021

Duration: 4 hours 2 minutes

Finally, director Zack Snyder’s version of Justice League, the ill-fated DC superhero movie that in 2017 was battered by critics and fans, see the light through HBO Max.

Following Superman’s sacrifice, Bruce Wayne teams up with Diana Prince to recruit a team of metahumans to protect the world from an impending threat of catastrophic proportions. The task is more difficult than Bruce imagined, as each of the recruits must face their own demons before joining this league.

“Tenet”

"Tenet"

Movie

Year: 2020

Duration: Two hours and half

In 2020, a year without rooms, Tenet occupied a good part of the conversations about cinema. Director Christopher Nolan has a loyal following that they see in every new film of hisan opportunity to try to exhaust the webs of meaning that his films plot.

In this case, a CIA agent participates in a failed operation, is captured and swallows cyanide. Upon awakening, he discovers that the capsule had no poison and is recruited by a secret organization called Tenet for a special mission: to stop an attack from the future that could destroy the entire world.

Harry Potter, the complete saga

"Harry Potter"

Films

Year: 2001-2011

Duration: 19 and a half hours

All eight Harry Potter films will be available on HBO Max. Namely: Harry potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001); Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002); Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban(2004); Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005).

The list is completed with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007); Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009); Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, part one (2010); Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, part two (2011).

It all starts when on your birthday, Harry Potter discovers that he is the son of two well-known sorcerers, from whom he has inherited magical powers. He must attend a famous school of magic and sorcery, where he makes friends with two young men who will become his companions on his adventure.

During his first year at Hogwarts, he discovers that a malevolent and powerful wizard named Voldemort is in search of a philosopher’s stone that prolongs the life of its owner. Through the years, He will mature as a human being and also as a magician, with his inseparable friends Hermione and Ron.

With Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and a cast of the best British actors. The directors were Chris Columbus (1-2), Alfonso Cuarón (3), Mike Newell (4), David Yates (5-8).

“Game of Thrones”

"Game of Thrones"

Serie

Year: 2011-2019

Duration: 69 hours (eight seasons, 73 episodes)

Rated by many as the best series of all time, this epic fantasy is based on the novels by George RR Martin. Focused on an imaginary medieval time, tells how different families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros: the fight to sit on the Iron Throne is fierce.

As a civil war rages for power, behind the Wall that divides the kingdom of Westeros and the north, the dead threaten to fight the living. Meanwhile, Daenerys Targaryen, the daughter of the ancient king, returns to Westeros to reclaim her place and thus avenge the demise of her ancestors in the previous civil war.

7) Judas and the black Messiah

Movie

Year: 2021

Duration: Two hours and six minutes

Co-written and directed by Shaka King, the film follows the intersecting stories of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton and street criminal William O’Neal in the late 1960s in Chicago.

As Hampton emerged as the outspoken leader of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party and founder of a multicultural “rainbow coalition” defending poor black and Hispanic communities, O’Neal was recruited by the FBI to infiltrate the organization.

He won two Oscars: for best supporting actor, for Daniel Kaluuya, and original song, Fight for You.

“Mare of Easttown”

"Mare of Easttown"

Serie

Year: 2021

Duration: Seven and a half hours (one season, seven chapters)

Kate Winslet is Mare Sheehan, a woman who in her high school years knew how to be a basketball star, but for those things in life ended up as a police officer in her hometown: Easttown, Pennsylvania.

This family drama spiced with a gripping mystery, plunges us into the world of ordinary, hard-working people who struggle to get ahead in a gray town, the kind from which we must flee in time.

Easttown is in an uproar because someone murdered a young woman named Erin McMenamin. Mare must work on the case, but as time passes and he cannot solve it, another mystery that he could not solve becomes gigantic: the kidnapping of Katie Bailey.

“Joker”

"Joker"

Movie

Year: 2019

Duration: Two hours and two minutes

In Gotham City, the troubled comedian Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) is ignored and mistreated by society. A downward spiral of revolution and bloody crimes brings him face to face with his alter ego: the Joker. From Todd Philips.

Winner of two Oscars: Best Male Lead for Phoenix, and Best Soundtrack. In addition, he won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

“We Are Who We Are”

"We are who we are"

Serie

Year: 2020

Duration: Seven and a half hours (one season, eight episodes)

This series directed by Luca Gudagnino (Call me by your name, Suspiria), talks about adolescence and of the awakening and sexual evolution of some young people in a military base of the US Army on Italian soil.

Above all, it focuses on Fraser (Jack Dylan Grazer), a difficult, introverted and rebellious teenager, and the friendship he develops with Cait (Jordan Kristine Seamon), a reserved but popular person and with a group of friends always ready to break the odds. rules.

Bonus:

One of the productions that can generate greater expectations is Raised by Wolves, directed by Ridley Scott and that becomes one of the most ambitious series (both in form and in substance) about robots, humans and religious beliefs in a post-apocalyptic context. Like 30 coins, a maddening journey to the entrails of evil, directed by the Spaniard Álex de la Iglesia, in which he plays in perfect balance exorcisms, action, the universe of the strange fantasies of the writer HP Lovecraft and even Judas’ betrayal of Jesus, in an unhinged, exciting and controversial narrative. HBO Max came with everything.