“Black Widow” and the novelties that will reign in summer

Summer arrived and with it a series of premieres on streaming platforms that will not leave anyone indifferent. As the pandemic still continues, a good option is to stay home and enjoy the new series and movies that will be released by Netflix, Disney +, HBO, Amazon and Apple TV +.

• “The War of Tomorrow” (Amazon Prime Video).

“THE WAR OF TOMORROW”. Scene from the Amazon Prime Video series, which has Chris Pratt in the main role, in the central part of the photo. COURTESY • AMAZON

Release date July 2

Director Chris McKay is measured in real-action cinema with the science fiction film “The War of Tomorrow.”

The film presents a story where the world comes to a standstill when a group of time travelers travels from the year 2051 to deliver an urgent message: humanity is losing the world war against a deadly alien species; the only hope for survival is that the soldiers and citizens of the present are transported to the future to join the fight.

Among the recruits who will travel to that future at war is “Dan Forester” (Chris Pratt), a high school teacher who, determined to save the world for his daughter, joins a brilliant scientist (Yvonne Strahovski) and her father (JK Simmons) on a desperate quest to rewrite the fate of the planet.

• “The street of terror: 1994: 1978 and 1666” (Netflix). Release date July 2, 9 and 16

It’s three movies, three weeks, a nightmare story. Director Leigh Janiak shot all three films with a cast of unknown actors. The first of the films, set in 1994, follows in the footsteps of a group of teenagers who discover that the events that have terrorized their city for generations could be connected. In addition, it may now be their turn to star in the nightmare. The following episodes in the story will be set in 1978 and 1666.

• “Predators: The Podcast” (HBO). Release date July 13

A new six-part, half-hour documentary series directed by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, Emmy winners for “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” The World of Wonder production brings to light Ronan Farrow’s insightful and intimate interviews with whistleblowers, journalists, private investigators and other sources, conducted for the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist’s podcast for the book “Predators: The Plot to Silence victims of abuse ”.

• “I never” T2 (Netflix). Release date July 15

The comedy “Never have I” arrives in its second season to continue telling the coming of age story of the American Indian teenager “Devi” (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan), a character inspired by the young years of actress and screenwriter Mindy Kaling.

• “Schmigadoon!” T1 (Apple TV +) Release date July 16

Comedy musical “Schmigadoon!” Produced by Lorne Michaels and starring Cecily Strong (SNL) and Keegan-Michael Key (The Prom, Key & Peele).

In this parody of the classic Hollywood musicals, “Strong” and “Key” are a couple who embark on a backpacking trip to strengthen their romantic relationship, which is not at its best. In it, they discover a magical town where everyone lives in a musical from the 40s. They soon realize that they cannot leave it until they find “true love”.

• “Monsters at work” T1 (Disney +). Release date July 7

Disney + will premiere its first series inspired by a Pixar brand. “Monsters on the Job” takes us directly to the day after the Monstruos, SA power plant began to garner children’s laughter to provide energy to the city of Monstropolis.

The series will tell the story “Tylor Tuskmon”, a young and eager monster who graduated as the best of his class and who always dreamed of becoming a Scarer, until he gets a job at Monsters, SA and discovers that what he likes is Laughter.

“Black Widow” (Disney +)


Release date July 9

Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will finally be able to find out what happened in Budapest in the long-awaited solo film of the heroine played by Scarlett Johansson.

“Natasha Romanoff”, better known as “Black Widow”, faces the darkest chapters of her history when a dangerous conspiracy related to her past emerges.

Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to end her, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the trail of shattered relationships she left behind long before she became an Avenger.

Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz, David Harbor and William Hurt complete the main cast of the spy film directed by Cate Shortland, a first in the field of Hollywood blockbusters.


• “All Is True”, today premiere: A look at the last days of the life of the famous playwright, William Shakespeare, starring and directed by Kenneth Branagh. After his life in London, William returns to the country, with his wife and daughters. The title of the film comes from the alternate name of his work Henry VIII.

• “Gloria Bell”. Premiere today: A 50-year-old divorced woman seeks to find love in nightclubs to the rhythm of music and dance, in the city of Los Angeles. One night he is presented with an unexpected romance and plunges us into a love story and its complications.

• “The White Crow”. Premiere today: Based on the story of Rudolf Nureyev, the controversial ballet dancer from the Soviet Union. It is narrated in three crucial moments in the dancer’s life: the present time in Paris, the beginning of his professional career six years before and his childhood. It shows social, political, psychological overtones; until reaching the decisive moment in which Nureyev flees to the West in 1961.

• “Human Animals”, premiere July 2: A married couple and their young daughter are terrified of the neighbors’ dog, which ends up attacking the girl. The dog is sacrificed to the desolation of its owners who saw it as their son. They will seek revenge, terrorizing the family and doing justice in a terrible way.

• “Annabelle Comes Home” -in the photo-, premiere July 10: The third film in the horror saga, “Annabelle” and the seventh installment of the universe of “The Conjuring”, based on the horror legend of said doll. While two young men took care of the daughter of “Lorraine” and “Ed”, they unknowingly awaken again the evil spirit that is trapped inside the doll.

• “La Familia S1”, premiere July 13: First they were the “Juniors de Oro”, then they formed a team full of legendary players. And finally, they became a family. “La Familia” is a documentary about 20 years of success by one of the best generations of basketball and Spanish sports.

• “The Best of Enemies”, premiere July 15: Based on the book “The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South” by Osha Gray Davidson, this film tells the true story of civil rights activist Ann Atwater, who confronts CP Ellis, leader of the Klu Klux Klan of Durham, North Dakota in 1971. The dispute is about the integration of blacks and whites in schools.

• “Making the Cut”, premiere July 16: New city. New designers. Same great style. Making the Cut is once again on a mission to find the next global fashion brand. Klum and Gunn will be joined by famous model judge Winnie Harlow and Moschino’s pop fashion icon and creative director Jeremy Scott. Additionally, there will be surprise judges who will make guest appearances throughout the season.

• “Doc, a new life”, season one, premiere July 16: This series as inspiring as “The Good Doctor” is based on the true story of Dr. Pierdante Piccioni. Dr. Andrea Fanti suffers an accident that causes him to lose the memory of the last 12 years. With no memories, he plunges into a whole new world: his family, children, friends and colleagues are suddenly strangers. His career also suffered a setback, as he went from being a chief physician to a resident. However, the hospital becomes the only place where he feels at home and also becomes a place to be reborn, giving him the opportunity to become a new doctor, very different from who he was before the accident.

• “Exorcism on the seventh day”, premiere July 22: “Father Peter” (Guy Pearce), a young apprentice exorcist, embarks on the terrifying and challenging exorcism of a demon-possessed boy who punishes his victims by setting them alight … Years later “Peter”, turned into one of the most prominent exorcists in the world, he indoctrinates his new disciple “Father Daniel García” (Vadhir Derbez). Together they will have to decipher the origin of evil and fight it to return it to hell.

• “Jolt”, premiere July 23: “Lindy” is a beautiful, sardonic and funny woman, with a painful secret: due to a neurological disorder that she has had all her life, she experiences sporadic killer impulses full of anger, which can only be stopped when she gives herself an electric shock with an electrode device.

• “Play With Me”, premiere July 25: “Sofía”, an insecure young woman, begins to work in a house taking care of two problematic brothers, who will make her stay extremely difficult. However, during a night when the parents are absent, the children will be harassed by a demonic entity and “Sofia” will have to take part in a terrifying game to try to save them.

• “I love you to death”, premiere July 29: Inspired by a true story, “I love you to death” tells a story about a mother and daughter who are not what they seem. “Camile” (Marcia Gay Harden) and “Esme” (Emily Skeggs) are well known in their community, “Esme” as the sick daughter confined to a wheelchair and “Camille” as the perfect mother and caregiver. They seem to be a perfect pair until “Camile” is murdered in her own home.

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