Prominent Cinematic Works
In times of waiting, we become obsessed with monitoring the many possibilities, which is what filmmakers know well, and drives them to announce their films long before their release, with the release of teaser videos (trailers) that play with the viewer’s mind with the game of revealing and concealing, and leave him with a mixture of Hopes and doubts.
In a study titled “The Effect of Movie Teasers on Shaping Consumer Expectations in the Entertainment Industry,” the results concluded that actors are the most influential on audiences’ expectations of how good a movie will be, while the type of movie influences their expectations of its content. And while the film’s marketing and publicity officials have no hand in choosing actors, directors, or genre, they do have the authority to determine how these elements are shown to audiences in the promotional marketing videos for their films, which greatly influence audiences’ enthusiasm and anticipation for these films.
If you are a fan of cinema, then 2023 seems to be a year worth waiting for, as it is expected that it will witness the return of many bright names, and new parts of works that have already proven successful, which promises hope that cinematic conditions will return to what they were before the Corona epidemic. Despite the turnout witnessed by ticket offices during the past year after a long period of closure, the numbers are still far from what conditions were before the pandemic. Now, here is a collection of the most important films expected in 2023, arranged chronologically according to their expected release date, starting from this January.
Maybe I do
As for movie lovers of the “romantic comedy” genre, they are on a date this year with a high dose of laughter and romance as well, through a movie that brings together a group of young and old stars. Names like Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Diane Keaton and William Hull Macy. These names alone are enough to make us optimistic about their long history. The film revolves in a light and comic framework about the meeting of the Aline and Michelle families to arrange their marriage and the resulting funny situations, and it is expected to be shown at the end of this January.
A man called Otto
The first movie of this year, which has already started showing in the United States of America in mid-December 2022, and is expected to be released in cinemas around the world during the current month, and it is the latest movie of the great star Tom Hanks, who is waiting for his fans from all over the world. . The events revolve around Otto, a person who feels angry and frustrated after losing his wife, but his life changes completely when a young family moves in to live next to him, and he manages to form a new friendship that changes his view of the world.
The film is a remake of the events of the Swedish film “A man called Ove”, which was released in 2015, and was nominated for the Oscar as the best foreign film, and it achieved great success on the critical and public levels.
Of course, this is not the first time that American cinema has reproduced a successful European film, so will it succeed this time in catching up to the success of the original version? Or offer a faded copycat? Tom Hanks fans bet on the performance of their beloved star, who has a busy career, who has always been able to entertain viewers of his films, so will they win the bet?
As for fans of horror and thriller films, a busy list awaits them, topped by the long-awaited new part of the famous horror series “Scream”. The new part comes with the heroine of the previous part, Gina Ortega, who was known by the followers, whether through the previous part of the “Scream” series, or through her recent successful role in the Netflix series “Wednesday”, which achieved a sensation. It is noteworthy that this series has been able to achieve great success among fans of horror films since the presentation of its first part in 1996, starring Courteney Cox.
The film deals with the true story of the Knight of Saint-Georges or Chevalier de Saint-Georges, who was nicknamed “Mozart the Brown” thanks to his musical genius. Chevalier de Saint-Georges was the illegitimate son of an African slave woman and a French plantation owner. Thanks to his military and musical prowess, he soon overcame his class conditions to become a general in the army of the French Revolution. He was also the leader of the largest orchestra in France, which he led during the first performance of Haydn’s symphonies. The famous six, as he almost became director of the Paris Opera House. Biographical fans will love this movie that combines charming music with an amazing rise story, and an examination of issues such as racism and the struggle between talent and class, and is expected to be released next April.
All about renfield
After returning to his usual brilliance during the past year through the movie “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent”, Nicolas Cage comes to us again this year, but this time in a movie that combines comedy and fantasy. Fans of the character Dracula created by Bram Stoker in 1897, whether they are fans of movies or novels, certainly know the character of Renfield, who is the deranged and loyal servant of Count Dracula as well. The role of Renfield, and the film will also be shown next April.
Killers of the flower moon
As for the month of May, it witnesses a group of the most distinguished works, and we start with the fans of the great director Martin Scorsese, who will have a date with a new work, signed by distinguished screenwriter Eric Roth, who previously won an Academy Award for the movie “Forrest Gump”, with the presence of the two stars Leonardo. DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. The film is based on the book “The Moonflower Killers: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” by journalist David Gran, published in 2017. The film deals with a series of murders directed against the Osage tribes in Oklahoma after the discovery of oil on their lands in the 1920s. It was officially announced that the death toll was twenty, but the book suspected that hundreds had been killed at the time, and Scorsese had stated that he had been excited to work on turning that book into a movie since his first reading of it.
Action and chase fans and fans of the famous Fast & Furious series are eagerly awaiting the tenth and final part of the series this year, and it is expected that this part will witness many distinct chase scenes that fans of the series are accustomed to. On the production level, this film is considered one of the most expensive films. In addition to the chases, the events were filmed in a number of cities around the world, including London, Lisbon and Rome, and it is expected to be shown next May.
The Little Mermaid
It’s the classic, familiar tale of a mermaid who trades her voice for human legs so she can rediscover the world, but this time in a new Disney musical-drama, with a brunette heroine, Helly Belly.
The movie’s teaser had more than three million views within a few hours of its release. For her part, Halle Bailey said that she is happy because it is the first time that an African-American girl will play the role of a classic Disney character, noting how important it is for young girls of color, and there have already been many videos showing the reactions of young girls Brunettes finally saw their favorite princess look like them.
On the other hand, a large racist wave spread in the face of this transformation, through a hashtag bearing the name “notmyariel”, and thousands of racist and offensive comments spread through it, and more than a million and a half people pressed the dislike button when they watched the teaser, which opened wide waves of controversy. About Disney’s transformation of its classic characters. In any case, despite all this controversy, or perhaps thanks to it, this film is worth the wait, and we are waiting for its release next May as well.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
After the success of the first part of this series in winning the Oscar for Best Animated Film in 2019, the fans have long been waiting for the second part, and here it finally comes to us this year with new developments in the relationship between Milo Morales and Spider-Woman, and this part is also characterized by the appearance of spider characters. Others like the aging Spider-Man and pregnant Spider-Woman.
The film is distinguished by its animation, whose style is inspired by the original style of the printed comics. The film is expected to contain 240 characters and events take place in 6 parallel universes, which promises its fans a distinctive new part, and it is expected to be shown next June.
Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
After four parts directed by the great director Steven Spielberg, the first of which was released in 1981, this part comes for the first time bearing the imprint of James Mangold as an alternative to Spielberg, who apologized for directing it. Despite the concern raised by Spielberg’s apology among fans of the series, James Mangold’s history as one of the best directors of American “Western” films has restored optimism. Filming included a large number of Among them are Cecilia, Morocco, Scotland, and specifically the city of Glasgow, whose buildings have been redesigned to depict events that take place in New York in the late 1960s.
The film’s hero, Harrison Ford, faces a new villain in this sequel, played by Mads Mikkelsen. It is noteworthy that Harrison Ford is now approaching the age of eighty, and the film used age-reducing techniques to help him present the role in his usual young form that followers of the series have always known, so will the fifth part succeed in providing a new success in addition to the success of its predecessors? This is what we expect to know by the middle of the year.
Mission Impossible – Dead Reckoning – Part One
It seems that it is a year of the following parts of the famous series, this year we are on a date with a new movie from the “Mission Impossible” series, which spanned more than a quarter of a century since the release of the first part in 1996. We are still with the star Tom Cruise, in the seventh part, which is yet to come. He still insists on filming all the stunts himself, without hiring a substitute, despite his approaching sixty years of age. The film is expected to be shown next July, and we still do not know much about its plot, the new part directed by Christopher McQueery, who directed the fifth and sixth parts.
The film deals with an area of the biography of the American physicist Robert Oppenheimer, who is called the father of the nuclear bomb, as he played a major role in the Manhattan Project, which was behind the creation of the bomb that decided World War II after it was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. The film is directed by the famous director Christopher Nolan and is based on the book “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer” by writers Key Bird and Martin Sherwin.
The film stars Cillian Murphy, who previously collaborated with Christopher Nolan on a number of successful works, including “Inception” and two parts of the Batman trilogy, and co-stars such as Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, and Rami Malek. The presence of Christopher Nolan’s name on the film in itself carries a promise of a distinctive visual image, especially with the film’s reliance on a realistic story, but as usual, Nolan is expected to tell that story that everyone knows from a different perspective and vision, which makes it, according to Nolan’s own statement, one of the most successful works. A challenge, whether at the level of influences or the expanding scope of the story, and the film is expected to be shown next July.
Although there is no clear announcement yet about the plot of the film, or the main lines of its story, what makes us include it in this list is not only that it is the first embodiment of the famous iconic doll away from the world of animation, but it is the presence of the names of director Greta Gerog and her co-author Noah Baumbach, who previously That they presented a group of cinematic works that bore a distinctive human imprint, most notably “Marriage Story” and “Lady Bird”, which makes us excited about their distinctive vision of the famous doll and her pink world, in a movie starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling.
The duo Geroge and Baumbach indicated that there is a connection between this film and their previous film “White Noise”, which is based on the novel of the same name by the American novelist Don DeLillo (which was published in Arabic with the translation of Yazan Al-Hajj). The duo did not disclose how the two works are related, which added more thrill. The movie is expected to be shown next July, and it is worth noting that the movie’s teaser video has garnered more than 5 million views within just two days of its release.
Dune: Part Two
The first part of this movie was an amazing success, and managed to reserve its place as one of the best fantasy films, and it also managed to win six Oscars. The film is based on the novel of the same name by American novelist Frank Herbert. It is noteworthy that this movie was not the first quote from the novel, as it was preceded by several attempts, most notably the 1984 movie of the same name directed by David Lynch, in addition to two television series, but the director Denis Villeneuve’s version alone achieved exceptional success.
The distinction of this film from the previous quotations of the novel – according to the statement of director Denis Villeneuve – is due to its treatment of science fiction very seriously, which makes us await a new and distinctive cinematic masterpiece, so will the second part be able to outperform its predecessor? That is what we are waiting for next November to find out, when the film is expected to be shown.
The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
The events of this part of the famous Hunger Games series differ in that they go back in time and deal with events chronologically prior to the rest of the parts, as they deal with the life of the leader Coriolanus Snow in his youth since the age of eighteen and before he turned into a tyrannical ruler. Parts of the series have generated nearly three billion dollars in profits, becoming one of the five highest-grossing films. The novel “The Hunger Games Trilogy” by Suzanne Collins has sold more than 65 million copies, has been translated into more than 50 languages, and topped the New York Times bestseller list. It is expected that this part will be shown next November as well.