Movies on July 6

• “The Minions 2, once upon a time Gru”: When Gru unites with an unlikely ally

Animated film directed by Kyle Balda, Brad Ableson, Jonathan Del Val (1:28) with voices of Gad Elmaleh, Claudia Tagbo and Gérard Darmon.

As the 1970s progressed, Gru, who grew up in suburbs surrounded by bell-bottom jeans and fluffy hair, devised a machiavellian plan to successfully unite a notorious group of super-villains, who known as Vicious 6, of which he is the biggest fan. He is aided in his work by the Minions, his little messy comrades as much as their loyalty. With the help of Kevin, Stuart, Bob and Otto, a new Minion playing with beautiful braces and a desperate need for pleasure, they team up to put in the treasures of ingenuity to build their first puy. -anan, experiment with their first weapons, and launch their first. mission.

When Vicious 6 fired their leader, the legendary Wild Knuckles, Gru auditioned to join the team. The least we can say is that the interview went wrong, and was suddenly short when Gru showed his superiority to them and suddenly found himself their sworn enemy. Forced to flee, he has no choice but to turn to Wild Knuckles himself, to find a solution, an encounter that will allow him to realize that even super-villains sometimes need friends.

A funky soundtrack

After the beginnings… Kyle Balda says: “ The first film explains the origins of the Minions, their desires, their purposes, including serving a super-villain. With “Minions 2: Once Upon a Time Gru,” we learn why and how they stuck with Gru and find out who he was when he was still a 12-year-old pre-teen there are dreams of superheroes. – bad reputation. »

The soundtrack, created by Jack Antonoff, is an ode to the 70s, featuring disco tracks, soul classics and some very modern covers of some of the biggest hits of the era in the latest releases. talent in the world. Including the cover of Funkytown, the 1979 hit by Lipps Inc.

It may not be the best animated film you’ll see this year, but little kids have smiles on their faces from start to finish and you’ll forget your daily worries of momentarily watching- look at Kevin, Bob and Stuart together. in kung fu. It’s up to you to see if the game is worth the candle.

• “I Love you Greece”: A hard -working in -laws

When they decided to go to Athens for holidays with the in-laws, Marina and Jean, a Franco-Greek couple, went there during the crisis. On the spot, nothing happened as planned. Jean thought about spending some romantic days with his wife, but found himself staying with his in-laws. Tough times for the Hellenics, the financial crisis hit the country, especially Marina’s family. The young woman who sees herself returning to live in the country does not see the approval of her companion. To decompress, he offers his family to take them to their villa. This is where the problems begin.

The young director, for whom this is his first film, looks at the crisis in his country of origin: “ But that’s life! We fall, we rise and new things happen “. A compelling film full of energy where humor always wins.

Other outings

• “The Grief”

Horror film directed by Rob Jabbaz (1h40 – prohibited for children under 16 – on VOST) with Regina Lei, Berant Zhu, Tzu -Chiang Wang.

In Taiwan, the population seems to be slowly recovering from a mysterious epidemic that has finally become relatively mild. As a young couple, Kat and Jim took the opportunity to finally draw up plans for a brighter future. But the virus quickly returned, and in a more aggressive form. Today, infected people suffer damage that affects their thinking abilities, transforming several hours of healthy creatures into real zombies in search of human flesh. Trapped, Kat and Jim are alone and trying to survive in a society plagued by indescribable chaos …

• “Growing”

Musical drama directed by Dror Zahavi (1h51) with Peter Simonischek, Daniel Donskoy, Mehdi Meskar.

At the head of a charity association, Karla de Fries envisioned German virtuoso Edouard Sporck to lead the Israeli-Palestinian orchestra to perform during a concert for peace he had organized. Delighted to contribute his stone to such a beautiful edifice, the artist quickly understood how difficult the promised task was in the face of deep divisions between neighboring communities. Due to decades of civil war, both sides remained alert even for this noble occasion. Symbols of tension despite themselves, Ron, Israeli and Layla, Palestinian, have all the trouble in the world tuning their violins …

• “Ennio”

Documentary directed by Giuseppe Tornatore (2 h 36 – at VOST) with Giuseppe Tornatore, Ennio Morricone, Bernardo Bertolucci.

Ennio Morricone has composed the music for several cinematic masterpieces such as The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Once Upon a Time in the West and Les Incorruptibles. In an interview given, he explained his life and especially the way he composed the music for these films. Using only pencil and paper, this interview allows us to enter into the mind of this genius who was not pre -set for film music. He shrugs the shoulders of most people like Clint Eastwood, Quentin Tarantino or Bruce Springsteen, but he remains the one whose film marks are still whipped up by the public …


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