CINEMA: times, plots and stars of the films scheduled today, Monday 15 August 2022

Programming in the cinemas of the province of Imperia. On the poster and in the images the film at the Politeama di Diano Marina

SANREMO

Ariston (tel. 0184 506060)
THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER – hours 16.30 – 19.15 – 21.30 – by Taika Waititi – with Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Tessa Thompson, Taika Waititi – Action / Adventure / Fantasy – “Thor embarks on a journey different from those faced up to now: he is in search of inner peace. But his rest is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher, who seeks the extinction of the gods. To fight the threat , Thor relies on the help of Valkyrie, Korg and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster who, to Thor’s amazement, inexplicably wields his magic hammer, Mjolnir, like Mighty Thor. Together, they embark on a shocking cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of the revenge of Gorr the slaughterer of gods and stop him before it’s too late … “
Critics’ rating: ***

Ritz Cinema (tel. 0184 506060)
NOPE – hours 16.30 – 19.00 – 21.30 – by Jordan Peele – with Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun, Michael Wincott, Brandon Perea – Horror – “Residents of a lonely town in the hinterland of California witness a disturbing and chilling discovery …”
Critics’ rating: ***

Roof 1 (tel. 0184 506060)
HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE – hours 16.30 – 19.15 – 21.30 – by Hayao Miyazaki – Animation – “The young Sophie is eighteen and works tirelessly in the hat shop that belonged to her father, now deceased. In one of her rare outings, she is harassed by some soldiers and saved by the Wizard Howl, a sorcerer of rare beauty and great charm. , but who is a bit spineless and cowardly. The wicked Witch of the Lands, who is in love with the sorcerer and wishes to possess his heart, jealous of Sophie turns her into a wrinkled ninety-year-old. Sophie just has to run away from home and start wandering aimlessly across wastelands in search of who can break the curse he is a victim of. He finds shelter in Howl’s mobile castle and, hiding his true identity from him, is hired by the sorcerer as a cleaning lady, thus discovering the secrets of the castle and giving new life to the old mansion where only the young apprentice Markol and Calcifer, the fire demon live. What fate and how many adventures await Sophie before she can go back to being q the one from before? What is the curse of the magician? … “
Critics’ rating: ****

Roof 2 (tel. 0184 506060)
TOP GUN: MAVERICK – hours 16.15 – 18.45 – 21.15 – by Joseph Kosinski – with Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell – Action – “Captain Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell is one of the best – and most reckless – pilots in the Navy and despite a thirty-year career he has remained exactly where he wants to be, in the pilot’s seat rather than behind a desk. Maverick tests new prototype aircraft, pushing them and pushing the limits. This time, however, he is called to train a team of Top Gun students, on the advice of Admiral Kazansky, codenamed Iceman. Among the pilots that Maverick will have to train for a secret mission is is also Nick ‘Rooster’ Bradshaw, the son of Goose, the deceased flight partner of Mav. Facing the ghosts of the past, Maverick will have to face his deepest fears to complete a very difficult mission, which will require great sacrifice on the part of all those who choose to participate … “
Critics’ rating: ****

Roof 3 (tel. 0184 506060)
ELVIS – hours 17.00 – 21.00 – by Baz Luhrmann – with Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Helen Thomson, Richard Roxburgh, Olivia DeJonge – Biography / Drama / Music – “The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley, seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with the enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker. The story delves into the complex dynamics between Presley and Parker over the span of more than 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame reaching an unprecedented level of stardom, in the background a changing cultural landscape and the loss of innocence in America. At the heart of this journey, one of the most significant and influential people in the life of Elvis, Priscilla Presley … “
Critics’ rating: ****

Roof 4 (tel. 0184 506060)
Double Programming
BRIDE IN RED – hours 16.45 – 19.00 – by Gianni Costantino – with Eduardo Noriega (II), Anna Galiena, Sarah Felberbaum, Massimo Ghini, Cristina Donadio – Comedy – “Roberta and Leòn, precarious forty-year-olds in search of redemption, stage a fake wedding in Puglia to pocket the money for the envelopes that the guests give to the newlyweds. The accomplices are the transformer Giorgio, a friend and mentor of Leòn, and the nonconformist Giada, Roberta’s aunt. The obstacles are the bride’s family. The suffocating mother Lucrezia, the paranoid brother Sauro and the crazy father Alberto. In a whirlwind of unexpected events it will not be easy for the protagonists to take the revenge they deserve. And perhaps something special. more…”
Critics’ rating: ***
JURASSIC WORLD – THE DOMAIN – hours 21.15 – by Colin Trevorrow – with Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum – Action / Adventure / Sci-Fia – “Four years after the destruction of Isla Nublar. Dinosaurs now live and hunt alongside humans around the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether humans remain the dominant predators on a planet that they now share with the most fearsome creatures in history … “
Critics’ rating: **

Open-air cinema in piazza Borea D’olmo (tel. 0184 506060)
THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER – hours 21.15 – by Taika Waititi – with Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Tessa Thompson, Taika Waititi – Action / Adventure / Fantasy – “Thor embarks on a journey different from those faced up to now: he is in search of inner peace. But his rest is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher, who seeks the extinction of the gods. To fight the threat , Thor relies on the help of Valkyrie, Korg and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster who, to Thor’s amazement, inexplicably wields his magic hammer, Mjolnir, like Mighty Thor. Together, they embark on a shocking cosmic adventure to uncover the mystery of the revenge of Gorr the slaughterer of gods and stop him before it’s too late … “
Critics’ rating: ***

Central Cinema (tel. 0184 506060)
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Tabarin cinema (tel. 0184 506060)
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IMPERIA

Central (tel. 0183 63871)
NOPE – hours 21.15 – by Jordan Peele – with Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun, Michael Wincott, Brandon Perea – Horror – “Residents of a lonely town in the hinterland of California witness a disturbing and chilling discovery …”
Critics’ rating: ***

Imperia – Room 1 (tel. 0183 292745)
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Imperia – Room 2 (tel. 0183 292745)
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DIANO MARINA

Politeama Dianese (tel. 0183 495930)
DOWNTON ABBEY II – A NOVA ERA – hours 21.15 – by Simon Curtis – with Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Julian Fellowes – Dramatic – “A new chapter in the lives of the inhabitants of Downton Abbey: the Countess Mother of Grantham reveals to the whole family that a man she knew in her youth left her a mansion in the south of France as a gift. The entire Crowley family tries to discover something more about this mysterious man and they decide to go to France to visit the mansion. Meanwhile Lady Mary stays in Downton with the staff to oversee the shooting of a film that a director loves.Ricano has decided to use Count Crowley’s residence as a location … “
Critics’ rating: ****

SAN BARTOLOMEO AT THE SEA

Arena Emerald (0183 406863)
I RUN TO YOU – hours 21.30– by Riccardo Milani – with Pierfrancesco Favino, Miriam Leone, Pietro Sermonti, Vanessa Scalera, Pilar Fogliati – Comedy – “Gianni is a handsome, sporty, almost fifty-year-old head of an important running shoe brand that boasts great athletes as testimonials. The man is also an inveterate single ready to do anything to conquer a woman. He even arrives, for a series of circumstances, pretending to be confined to a wheelchair! But when he meets Chiara, a sunny and dynamic woman despite an accident that has made her paraplegic, she begins to feel feelings never experienced before. Through her and her friends, sports and at least as vital as she is, Gianni cannot help but change perspective on many things: life, love, disability itself … “
Critics’ rating: ***

BORDIGHERA

Olympia (tel. 0184 261955)
THE PORTRAIT OF THE DUKE – hours 21.00 – by Roger Michell – with Jim Broadbent, Helen Mirren, Fionn Whitehead, Matthew Goode, Aimee Kelly – Biography / Comedy – “In 1961, 60-year-old taxi driver Kempton Bunton makes the first (and so far only) theft in history from the National Gallery in London, stealing Francisco Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington. To return it, Kempton demands a singular ransom: that the British government invests more in aged care (it had long campaigned for retirees to receive free television). What happened next became the subject of legend and only 50 years later the whole story emerged: Kempton had created a web of lies. The only truth was that he was a good man, determined to change the world and save his marriage. How and why he used ‘the Duke’ to achieve his goal is an incredibly fascinating story … “
Critics’ rating: ***

Multiplex Zeni – Room 1 (tel. 0184 260699)
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Multiplex Zeni – Room 2 (tel. 0184 260699)
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Film plots taken from www.cinematografo.it

CINEMA: times, plots and stars of the films scheduled today, Monday 15 August 2022