binge worthy films and series of 2022
Puss in boots: the last wish
Cast: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Florence Pugh, Harvey Guillen, Wagner Moura…
Director: Joel Crawford
Screenwriters: Tommy Swerdlow, Tom Wheeler
Runtime: 100 min
A sequel to Puss in boots has surprised everyone. A new entry in the universe of Shrek dealing with the titular cat faced with his mortality. After using eight of his nine lives Puss is forced to seek out the wishing star. On his journey he will be faced a slew of new villains such as Goldilocks, Big Jack Horner and the Big bad wolf. He will also encounter friends old and new.
Glass Onion: a knives out mystery
Cast: Daniel Craig, Janelle Monáe, Edward Norton, Kate Hudson, Kathryn Hahn, Dave Bautista, Leslie Odom Jr. …
Director: Rian Johnson
Screenwriter: Rian Johnson
Runtime: 139 min
This mystery/crime film is truly something special full of unexpected twists and turns it is well worth while for fans of this genre.
Revisiting detective Benoit Blanc during COVID we see it’s effects on him. The tired detective receives an invitation to a private island murder mystery party by billionaire Miles Bron. However there are some unforeseen events which transpire at the island.
Avatar the way of water
Cast: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang …
Director: James Cameron
Screenwriter: James Cameron,Josh Friedman, Amanda Silver
Runtime: 192 min
The awaited sequel to the revolutionary Avatar has finally been released. Fans have waited thirteen years for this and it has paid off.
Set fourteen years after the first this film sees us reunite with Jake Sully and Neytiri who have been raising a family together, when a old threat returns. The RDA is back to attempt to colonise Pandora as the earth is dying.
Cast: Tom Sturridge, Gwendoline Christie, Jenna Coleman, Mason Alexander Park…
Executive producer: Iain Smith
Season: 1 (11 episodes)
The Sandman is an adaptation of the critically acclaimed DC comic book of the same name written by Neil Gaiman. It focuses on the embodiment of dreams themselves Morpheus.
After Dream also known as Morpheus is imprisoned on accident for nearly a century dreams begin to run rampant and the realm of dreams collapses. After being freed from his cage he must journey to retrieve his magic sand, royal helm and his crimson ruby, as well as find all the rouge dreams and deal which his family. On this journey he encounters Joanna Constantain, his siblings Death, Desire, Despair and even the fallen angel Lucifer.
Cast (English): Zach Aguilar, Emi Lo, William C. Stephens, Matthew Mercer, Giancarlo Esposito …
Director: Hiroyuki Imaishi
Season: 1 (10 episodes)
Netflix is making its third entry on this list and the only anime. Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is a prequel series set in the futuristic world of the video game Cyberpunk 2077. I will give you a warning this series does contain strong language and violence.
The story follows young David Martinez, who’s mother works day and night to get her son a top tier education. While driving her son home there car is caught in the crossfire. David survives but his mother does not. David decides to upgrade himself using a cybernetic his mother had secretly stolen. He encounters his mothers associate Maine and joins his gang becoming an Edgerunner.