Heimkino-Tipp Dieser visuell herausragende Thriller voller Stars ist an den Kinokassen – zu Unrecht – total gefloppt

Kerry Hayes/2021 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved

+++ Opinion +++

It’s bewitched: Whenever it looks like «Pan’s Labyrinth» director Guillermo del Toro has finally found the connection to the mass audience, there is a setback. His horror fairy tale “ Shape of Water ” was not only celebrated by the press and awarded the Oscar for Best Picture, but also took in about ten times its budget at the box office. One would think that his next directorial work would certainly be similarly successful. But unfortunately it turned out differently…

The star-studded neo-noir thriller » Nightmare Alley » deservedly received four Oscar nominations (for best film, cinematography, costumes and set design), and the reviews were mostly positive to very positive. But the film crashed at the box office. After its release on Disney+ , «Nightmare Alley» is now also available on DVD and Blu-ray — so interested film fans really have no reason to finally catch up on this atmospheric story about lies, deceit and seduction:

» «Nightmare Alley» Standard Edition at Amazon *
» «Nightmare Alley» Steelbook Edition at Amazon *

The film is not only worthwhile because of its strong visuals, but also because of its cast: in addition to Cate Blanchett and «Hangover» actor Bradley Cooper , who delivers one of the most gripping performances of his career in «Nightmare Alley», Toni also plays, among others Collette , Willem Dafoe , Rooney Mara and Hellboy star Ron Perlman .

This is Nightmare Alley

The mysterious Stanton «Stan» Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) drags himself from a burning house to the carnival of dubious showman Clement «Clem» Hoately (Willem Dafoe). There, the adaptable rascal succeeds in rapid advancement: the helping hand soon becomes the apprentice of a mentalist couple (Toni Collette & David Strathairn ). When Stan realizes he’s got the skills as a performer, he leaves the carnival with his lover Molly (Rooney Mara) to go to the big city as a mentalist to entertain a well-heeled crowd. There he arouses the curiosity of the inscrutable psychiatrist Lilith Ritter (Cate Blanchett). But will she inspire him or will she bring him down…?

Nightmare Alley Trailer DF
Nightmare Alley Trailer DF


Related Posts

TV tip Brutal 90s action with a star cast — there are hardly any better chases — cinema news

MGM Home Entertainment Anyone who has heard all the CGI material battles and the interchangeable superhero din of the current cinema landscape should tune in to Kabel…

Eine der erfolgreichsten Netflix-Serien bringt bald viel nackte Haut und neue Skandale Trailer zu «Bridgerton» Staffel 2 — Serien News

If there’s any » Bridgerton » fan out there who hasn’t already marked March 25, 2022 in bold on their calendars, make sure to do so now!…

«The Batman» That’s really behind the post-credit scene

2021 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved. In The Batman, as part of the rat with wings puzzle, the Dark Knight stumbles upon a website called…

«Ein Teil von ihr» auf Netflix Darum kommen euch die Darsteller von Jasper Martin Nick &amp Co. so bekannt vor — Serien News

MARK ROGERS/NETFLIX » A Part of Her » slipped past big titles like «Vikings: Valhalla» and «Inventing Anna» and surprisingly made it to the top of the…

«Pam &amp Tommy» is over What is Pamela Anderson doing today? — Series News

The Walt Disney Company «Pamela Anderson will never watch this series,» someone close to the actress told Entertainment Weekly magazine . «Not even in a few years….

It couldn’t be more wacky German trailer for the horror comedy «Slaxx» about a pair of horribly murderous jeans! — Cinema News

There have been plenty of cursed objects in the horror genre that have killed their unsuspecting victims: an ironing machine in The Mangler , a bed in…

Добавить комментарий

Ваш адрес email не будет опубликован.

Cinema News: Latest Movie News, Episodes 2022