January 26, 2022

the best movies to watch this weekend

Want to watch a good movie on Netflix? Here is a selection of five masterpieces currently available on the platform.

1 – State lies

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Former journalist injured during the war in Iraq, Roger Ferris is recruited by the CIA to track down a certain al-Saleem, a terrorist based in Jordan. In order to infiltrate his network, Ferris will need to enlist the support of highly cunning CIA veteran Ed Hoffman and Jordanian intelligence chief, perhaps too helpful to be honest. Although these two are supposed to be his allies, Ferris wonders: how far can he trust them without putting his entire operation and his life in danger?

The opinion of Télé-Loisirs

A skillfully maintained suspense, adapted from the novel by reporter David Ignatius, and a flawless interpretation.

Where to watch:

State lies

2 – Gainsbourg (Heroic Life)

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Son of Russian immigrants, Lucien Ginsburg is only interested in drawing. Although enrolled in the courses of the painting academy of Montmartre, where he tries to seduce with his banter a model fifteen years his senior, his father pushes him to play the piano, like him. As an adult, unable to make a living from his passion, he made a living as a pianist, playing in cabarets. Quickly, the music will make him a star.

The opinion of Télé-Loisirs

This original biography of Gainsbourg combines a dreamlike approach with a more narrative vision to describe the life of the famous artist.

Where to watch:

Gainsbourg (heroic life)

3 – The flower of evil

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After three years of exile in the United States, François Vasseur finds his relatives, notables from Bordeaux. In the large family home, he is welcomed by his father, Gérard, a womanizer pharmacist, his stepmother, Anne, in the middle of the campaign for the municipal elections, and the latter’s daughter, Michèle, with whom he has been in love since. childhood. To celebrate her return, Aunt Line, the dean, prepared a meal. But an anonymous leaflet disrupts the reunion. Indeed, the family hides secrets that they would not want to see exposed in broad daylight.

The opinion of Télé-Loisirs

On a well-constructed scenario, a scathing satire of the provincial bourgeoisie, served by a perfect cast.

Where to watch:

The flower of evil

4 – Dracula

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In the 15th century, Count Dracula went to war against the Turks. Believing him dead, his wife commits suicide. Dracula then denies God and locks himself in his castle. Four centuries later, the young Jonathan Harker arrives at Dracula as a real estate agent. The latter wants to buy land in London. Dracula discovers by chance that Mina, Harker’s fiancée, is the double of his late wife.

The opinion of Télé-Loisirs

Despite the drops in tension, a striking funeral symphony, of splendid and rich aesthetic mastery.

Where to watch:

Dracula

Dracula

Film (1992 – United States – Great Britain)

5 – The Town

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In Boston, in the Charlestown neighborhood, Doug MacRay is part of a gang of robbers who pride themselves on making every shot without spilling blood. During their last break-up, they take Claire Keesey, the director of the bank, hostage, before releasing her. When they find out that she lives in Charlestown, James, one of the robbers, worries whether she would be able to recognize him. Knowing his accomplice capable of anything, Doug decides to watch her. Meanwhile, FBI agent Adam Frawley is tasked with investigating the robbery.

The opinion of Télé-Loisirs

For his second film, Ben Affleck signs a gripping and devilishly effective urban thriller, served by a perfect cast.

Where to watch:

The Town