Lots of new movies have been put on streaming services like Netflix, HBO Max, Apple TV+, Disney+ and Pathé Thuis. In this general review, I briefly discuss the ten most recent streaming movies reviewed by FilmTotaal reviewers.
What movies are worth watching? And which movies – now available on the streaming service – should you skip?
spider head Now available on Netflix. Read the full review here.
spider head Directed by Joseph Kosinski. The film’s cast includes Chris Hemsworth, Miles Teller, Journey Smollett, Mark Baggio, and Tess Hubrich.
spider head It takes place in the near future, when the inmates get a chance to reduce their sentence. All they have to do is take part in a pilot study, but of course there’s a big snake in the grass.
spider head According to reviewer Jip Strijbos it has a strong start, but unfortunately the movie weakens quickly after that. According to Strijbos, the film will remain “My shallow and slow, and even the best slippery slopes of Hemsworth can’t change that.”
So the references conclude that spider head On the A mountain of sci-fi movies on Netflix misses its intriguing premise Can. For this reason, Strijbos also emphasizes that watching spider head Not recommended.
Cha Cha Real Smooth
Cha Cha Real Smooth Now available to watch on Apple TV +. Read the full review here.
Cha Cha Real Smooth It is the latest film by director, screenwriter and actor Cooper Rafe. in Cha Cha Real Smooth Play the starring role again.
Reviewer Jacqueline Maes also rightly says that Rive “Homecoming from all markets” he is.
The rest of the cast includes Dakota Johnson, Vanessa Burghardt, Evan Asante, and Leslie Mann.
Cha Cha Real Smooth It follows Andrew, who is asked by Jewish families as a party novice. Meanwhile, he becomes increasingly involved with young mother Domino and her daughter Lola, whom he meets at a bat party.
Reviewer Jacqueline Maes says so Cha Cha Real Smooth “It feels very personal and authentic.” Despite the fact that some items can be set, according to Maes “It does not affect the otherwise good viewing experience.”
This is how the movie is “Good music choices, warm lighting and characters you can easily meet.” This makes it “Swallow when the credits appear.”
collision Now available to watch on Netflix. Read the full review here.
collision Directed by French Fabien Martorell. The film’s cast includes Langley Kirkwood, Tessa Guber, Bunko Khoza, Mpho Sipping, and Zoe Sneddon.
collision It takes place two days before Freedom Day in South Africa. Apartheid was tackled in South Africa years ago, but the country remains in limbo – including with wealthy whites who view this political shift as a historical mistake.
References Didier Picot mentions collision “A thriller that you can safely wear while ironing, because Collision is once again unfortunately a title you will undoubtedly forget in no time.” According to Pico, this is due to “Bad acting performance” and “The script that consists of an accumulation of clichés and a plot that is very simple.”
According to the reviewer, Collision “Nothing more than a mediocre film that, due to the large viewing on broadcast channels, is doomed to rot under a thick layer of dust without much fanfare.”
father of the bride
father of the bride Available now on HBO Max. Read the full review here.
father of the bride Directed by Gary Azalracci. The film’s cast includes Andy Garcia, Gloria Estefan, Adria Arjona, Diego Bonita, and Chloe Veneman.
father of the bride It is the third film adapted from the book of the same name, but in this latest film adaptation, the plot is thrown overboard. According to reviewer Terence Shea, it turns out “It was a wise decision.”
remake of father of the bride Chooses a new style by modifying the plot, setting and background of the characters. According to Shi, father of the bride OK, what is it: “A light romantic comedy about a wedding.”
According to the reviewer, the magic of the movie lies “The feel-good factor and the jokes that bring a smile are the least.” Additionally, Shea says the Miami location can also be appreciated.
complete It can now be seen on Pathé Thuis. Read the full review here.
complete Directed by Robert Schinkel. The film’s cast includes Michael Ebb, Sunny Langelaar, Mike Lebanon, Rochelle Dickman, and Luke Peters.
According to the reference Didier Picot belongs complete “At home in the ranks of genius horror.” The Complete movie is a bit more artistic building and a bit away from a typical Hollywood movie.
Biko concludes that this film “Not less interesting” Make. Reviewer compares this film by Robert Schinkel to David Lynch’s work, because viewers float in both works. “Between fantasy and reality and you never know which is which.”
Becu calls the movie “My brain or if you will, a turbulent imagination in which scars play a major role.” In addition, the reviewer states that the film “Full of symbolism that a shrew can bite their teeth into.”
Sing, Dance, and Act: Kabuki featuring Touma Ikuta
Sing, Dance, and Act: Kabuki featuring Touma Ikuta Now available on Netflix. Read the full review here.
Sing, Dance, and Act: Kabuki featuring Touma Ikuta Directed by Tadashi Aizawa. The film’s cast includes Touma Ikuta and Matsuya Onui.
In the Netflix documentary Sing, Dance, and Act: Kabuki featuring Touma Ikuta Japanese actor Toma Ikota challenges himself to learn the tricks of the kabuki trade in no time. Kabuki is a form of ancient Japanese theater, characterized by stylized movements, extravagant costumes, and heavy makeup on a white-painted base.
The art form is based on a long list of traditions. So it (usually) takes a normal kabuki rep for years, too.
However, the art form isn’t known everywhere, so it’s good to see that Netflix has made a documentary about it. So reviewer Ruby Dick concluded that Sing, Dance, and Act: Kabuki featuring Touma Ikuta “To bring this ancient art form to a wider audience” Brings, art form making “It looks like new.”
my fake friend
my fake friend It can now be seen on Amazon Prime Video. Read the full review here.
my fake friend Directed by Rose Troch. Actors include Kian Lonsdale, Dylan Sprouse, Samer Salem, Marcus Rosner, and Sarah Hyland.
Story of the my fake friend It revolves around Andrew, who is in a toxic relationship with the muscular Nico. Andrew knows that Nico is cheating on him and does not respect him.
Andrew has broken up with him more than once, but Nico comes back to him each time with his claws dangling. This changes when Andrew, with the help of his best friend Jake, creates the social identity of a fake friend (aka a fake friend).
Reviewer Zadok Samson states that the plot is not poorly conceived. According to him, she perfectly fits into films of this genre and perfectly fits into today’s world.
However, the film failed in its visual development. So Samson concludes: “Everything about this movie, from the lighting sets to the lighting, looks cheap.”
The reviewer doesn’t call the movie an award winner, unless you include the Razzie Awards. However, Samson mentions that fans of Lonsdale and Hyland can enjoy this movie.
Love and Gelato
Love and Gelato Now available on Netflix. Read the full review here.
Love and Gelato Directed by Brandon Camp. The film’s cast includes Susanna Skaggs, Tobia de Angelis, Saul Nani, Valentina Ludovini, and Owen McDonnell.
Story of the Love and Gelato It follows young Lina, who, at the request of her recently deceased mother, travels alone to Italy. She takes a journey to follow in her mother’s footsteps to keep her memory alive and find herself.
Love and Gelato According to Ruby Dick “Full of cliched teen movies: a threesome relationship, an inspiring speech by a parent character and the final conclusion you can also choose for yourself.” In addition, Dijk states that there are “True Personality Development” Without a doubt.
Love and Gelato Additionally, according to Dick “Nothing we haven’t seen before.” For example, according to the references, the most important plot points “Find out in the first ten minutes of the movie.”
the man from toronto
the man from toronto Now available on Netflix. Read the full review here.
the man from toronto Directed by Patrick Hughes. The cast of the film includes Kevin Hart, Woody Harrelson, Kaley Cuoco, Ellen Barkin, Jasmine Matthews, and Lila Lauren.
According to reviewer Didier Picot is the guy from Toronto “A movie that wanted it to be everything, but in the end it turned out to be nothing.” For example, Becu notes that the film ‘A typical scenario’ it contains.
However, according to the references it is “Especially Kevin Hart who gets on your nerves as a downright annoying chatbot, which I got tired of after only ten minutes.” Becu also states that “ignorance” Directed by Patrick Hughes.
CGI effects don’t look like that and action scenes lose all their effect because Hughes shoots them faster. Becu concludes that: “As a general rule, there’s nothing against mindless entertainment, but when it’s packaged bluntly as in The Man from Toronto, it’s a very tiring ride.”
rise Available now on Disney+. Read the full review here.
rise Directed by Akin Omotoso. The film’s cast includes Daewoo Okenye, White Badaki, Osh Agada, Rall Agada, Elijah Shulank and Jaden Osimwa.
The story revolves around the Antetokounmpo family, whose three brothers Giannis, Thanasis and Kostas all played in the NBA. In addition, the film is about the struggle of an immigrant family who always had to hide from the authorities in a foreign country.
According to reviewer Mitchell Van Vuuren, Disney eventually left its mark on the film quite a bit. For example, he notes that despite the strong plot and high production quality, it seems that drama often triumphs over sports.
According to Van Vuren, basketball degrades more in the movie “To a way to realize the American dream and eventually immigrate quickly to the United States.” Mention references rise So it’s more of a lavish, feel-good story, which fits with Disney+’s colorful cast, than it is a realistic biopic.
“Infuriatingly humble travel fanatic. Passionate social media practitioner. Amateur writer. Wannabe problem solver. General food specialist.”