A wide list of styles but which share a very deliberate style characterizes this production company that has been on the rise in recent years and can be called one of its best moments. A24 was saved from the actors’ and writers’ strike because it acceded to the requests of the respective unions despite the fact that the major studios had refused to do so and have approved at least 39 filming stops in the near future. Let’s review some of his most notable films:
The Room (2015)
This room is the only one Jack (Jacob Tremblay) knows, but to his mother, it is the place where she has been kidnapped for over 7 years. Old Nick She was kidnapped on the street when she was a teenager. Joy, played by Brie Larson, seeks a happy childhood for Jack, despite his imprisonment, but when she sees a window of hope, she decides to carry out a plan that could free them from the room. Is. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson, The Room seamlessly blends mystery and emotion in the way it depicts Joey’s immense love for Jack.
You can watch it on HBO Max.
Lady Bird (Greta Gerwig, 2017)
Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut explores a mother’s turbulent relationship with her teenage daughter. Played by Saoirse Ronan, Christine “Lady Bird” shamelessly argues with her mother (Laurie Metcalf), who works as a nurse and is struggling to support the family after her husband (Tracy Letts) loses his job. Struggles for. In this film, the emotions of all the characters are brought into focus without being stereotypical and it shows us how children do not always understand their parents and how parents do not always understand their children. A being young Uncomfortable and moving. You can watch it on Prime Video.
The Devil’s Legacy (2018)
Ari Aster’s film debut gives us a true nightmare. After her mother’s death, Annie decides to stay with her family in their home, hoping to forget everything that happened there, in what they thought would be a positive change, when Charlie, her A spectacular twist takes place when the daughter begins seeing ghostly figures. , The family receives increasingly frightening details about their lineage and find themselves trapped in their inherited destiny. Aster opens the door to a new era of terror with one of the scariest films of recent times. You can watch it on HBO Max or Netflix.
Ari Aster surprises again with this film starring Florence Pugh. Pugh plays Dani, a college student who has a complicated relationship with her family. After losing her entire family, her lover invites her to join friends on a trip in which they will visit the colony of one of them in Sweden. They go to Midsummer, a summer festival that is celebrated every 90 years and it turns into a dream vacation that can make her happy after all the trauma she has experienced, turning into a complete terror from which everyone survives. Will not be able to get out. You can watch it on Star+.
Everything Everywhere at Once (2022)
everything everywhere at onceswept the last edition of the Oscars, taking home 7 statuettes and becoming the most successful film in the studio’s history. This adventure of an unconventional heroine takes us into a multiverse in which nothing makes sense but at the same time it does. Our heroine, Michelle Yeoh, must use her new powers to fight threats she didn’t know she knew existed and save her world. Directed by Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, everything everywhere at once Reminding us of the importance of taking care of ourselves while keeping us trapped in each scene for fear of missing even the slightest detail. You can watch it on Prime Video.
Other movies also in my A24 top:
- whale By Darren Aronofsky with which Brendan Fraser won his first Oscar.
- ex machina
- the farewell Written by Lulu Wang, is an emotional film that represents familial and cultural traditions in which members of a family have to say goodbye to their grandmother who is facing a terminal illness, without knowing that the meeting is a farewell.
- Minari Written by Lee Isaac Chung, it is a touching story of a Korean-American family and their quest to achieve the American dream.
- 20th century women By Mike Mills, celebrating the complexity of women and the connections we seek throughout life.
- rough diamonds By Josh and Benny Safdie. A police thriller starring Adam Sandler.
- happy times Also by Josh and Benny Safdie. A crime thriller film in which a bank robber wants to free his brother from jail.