Movies 2022 Insight
2022 comes to an end, leaving with it a big range of works launched in cinema. That’s why we’ve got chosen the excellent MOVIES of 2022 to produce this list. Check out!
There are solely a few days left for 2022 to come to an end, however there may be no denying that it is been an notable 12 months for the movie industry. In the midst of so many productions that arrived all through this period, some deserve extra prominence than others. That’s why we’ve got organized a one of a kind listing of the quality movies.
From drama to comedy, from heroes to horror highlights, 2022 featured works for all tastes. However, for the manufacturing of this list, we used as a groundwork the opinions of critics and public reachable in the IMDB e R, two famous structures and grade aggregators.
Another rule used to compose this list was the works that, somehow, were released in worldwide. Whether in movie theaters, festivals or a subscription service.
To open the list of best films of 2022, owner of 99% critical approval on Rotten Tomatoes, we have The event, French drama inspired by the book of the same name. Despite being released in its home country in 2021, it only reached other places this year.
The story accompanies the character Anne, in France in 1963. Despite being a young student with a promising future ahead of her, all opportunities, as well as the chance to finish her studies, disappear when she discovers that she is pregnant. So, with her belly growing every time, she resolves to take action, even if she has to face shame, suffering and even the risk of being arrested.The event portrays the reality of Annie Ernaux, author of the book that gave rise to the film. In the book, she narrates her own experience and talks about abortion, which was still illegal in France in the 60s. of the French, is available at HBOMax.
Although, in Brazil, it is only present at Film Festivals, GirlPicture is one of the best films of 2022, according to expert critics, who leave it with a 99% approval rating. Its sensitive writing and good performances, able to capture the emotions of teenagers, delight. This without sacrificing the script’s maturity and depth.
GirlPicture portrays the lives of two best friends, Mimmi and Rönkkö, who work after school at a Smoothie kiosk in a Food Court. At the same time, in which they vent about the frustrations and expectations of each one’s love and sexual life, their personal story advances.
Mimmi begins to live a romance with Emma, a skater trained to participate in the European championships, while struggling to adjust to the compromise necessary for the relationship of the two to be lasting. Rönkkö, in search of satisfaction, stumbles into a series of encounters with other boys.
In general, the film is about sexuality, fears and confusion in search of one’s own identity and, above all, about female friendship.
The Silent Girl (The Quiet Girl)
Another film available only within Brazilian film festivals, this being the one in Rio de Janeiro, The Silent Girl is proof that even the simplest stories can make a big emotional impact. Holder of 94% on Rotten Tomatoes, The Silent Girl this is a sad story in Ireland.
One of the best works of 2022, it tells the story of Cait, who is nine years old and comes from a huge, needy and also dysfunctional family. Calm and collected, she is sent home to some distant relatives when her mother is about to give birth to a new child. The new reality, then, starts to do well for the main character of the film.Inside her current home, she discovers that she can shower every day, eat every meal, and wash all of her clothes. Cait discovers a whole new world of possibilities with people who treat her well, whether it’s affection or just caring about what she has to say.
Despite being a story that portrays the character’s dramas, almost an endless sadness, it is told in a poetic way and shows how the character is in another tune outside her reality.
jujutsu kaisen 0
The first animation on our list of the best movies of 2022 is the movie jujutsu kaisen 0🇧🇷 Based on the anime and manga of the same name, the film managed to please both fans of the work and critics alike, with 98% approval from both sides.
Produced by the Mappa studio, the film was released in Brazilian cinemas by Cruchyroll, which also made it available on the services of streaming from the platform.
The story takes place a year before the anime and the protagonist is Yuta Okkotsu, a young man haunted by the spirit of Rikka, a childhood friend who was killed by a car. Now, the girl manifests herself as an entity that wants to protect him, even if against his will.
Yuta is not able to control this power alone, being taken to the world of Jujutsu, the sorcerers of this universe, to train his skills and control Rika’s spirit in a school for people with this gift.
However, it doesn’t take long for him to realize that it’s not just curses that threaten the world.
Pinocchio by Guillermo del Toro
Despite not being the only Pinocchio adaptation of the year, certainly the Guillermo del Toro, available at Netflix, was good enough to appear on our list of the best movies of 2022. The animation, done through stop motion, is a version reimagined by the author and debate about life and family ties.
Despite the story, in many moments, being very similar to the one we already know, about a puppet coming to life and leaving with the circus to do shows around the world, this time the scenario is set in Italy during World War II, where Geppetto builds the Pinocchio of a tree that grew from the grave of his late son.The work is indispensable, both for animation fans in general, and also for those who are passionate about this classic story, which has received several adaptations over time. Del Toro’s version, however, arrives to give more depth to the character.
At the moment, the feature has a 97% approval on Rotten Tomatoes and is part of the must-see films of 2022, especially for animation fans.
Top Gun: Maverick
Continuation of the 80’s classic, Top Gun: Maverickis among those works that owe nothing to its predecessor and stands as one of the best films of 2022. In this title, by Tom Cruisereturns to the role of Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, fighter pilot for the United States Navy. Only now, he wasn’t summoned to serve the country, but to train the new Top Gun pilots.
However, despite years passing between the first and second films, the character still struggles to deal with the death of his best friend and flight companion, Nick “Goose” Bradshaw, which occurred during the events of the 1986 title. The situation seems to get worse when the late pilot’s son joins Top Gun, wanting to follow in his father’s footsteps.In addition to having a good rating in the R, with 97% approval, Top Gun: Maverick it’s also one of the top-grossing films of 2022 with more than $1,4 billion worldwide. The film can also be rented from the services of Prime Video.
Everything Everywhere All at Once
Another theme that was also present in big films this year was the concept of the multiverse. Marvel tried to reproduce it in the second movie of Doctor Strange, but A24 seemed to make better use of this concept with Everything Everywhere at the Same Time. Without a doubt, this is one of the best films of 2022.
The plot revolves around Evelyn Wang, a Chinese immigrant struggling to make ends meet in the United States of America. In addition to taking care of an elderly father, having her marriage in crisis, problems with the Federal Revenue, she also cannot deal with her own daughter. Therefore, she is a bitter and tough person, who does not show feelings.Although the feature resembles common scripts of family dramas, it shines in the creativity of its directors, the “Daniels”, who debate philosophical themes through the multiverse. Since Evelyn, after receiving a visit from her husband from another reality, needs to save these different dimensions.
The approval in R it doesn’t disappoint either, with 95% of critics approving the feature. If you’re a fan of themes like the multiverse and A24 productions, then Everything in Everywhere at the Same Time is one of the essential films to watch later this year, which is available on Prime Video.
Red: Growing up is a Beast (Turning Red)
2022 was a good year for animations, with several works in this category being cited in the lists of best films. And another title that deserves a special mention is Red: Growing up is a Beast, produced by Pixar studios, which shows the genius of the company in its productions.
The feature film, available on Disney +, knows how to divide its story very well between the teenage comedy of young people having to deal with this new phase of life and accompanying it, with their first loves, discoveries of sexuality, parental pressures and the choices we make. The other part is about family traumas, mainly related to oriental ancestry.
In this way, we follow the story of Mei-Mei, a 13-year-old girl, capable of turning into a Red Panda when exposed to several extreme emotions. The well-planned script, combined with high-quality animation, makes this one of the must-watch films in 2022.
Additionally, critics on Rotten Tomatoes gave it a 95% approval rating.
X: Mark of Death
In addition to several animations shining during this year, some horror titles deserve to be highlighted among the best films of 2022. Fans of the genre probably already know which ones will be mentioned here, but we’ll start with X: Mark of Death, that hasMia Goth e Jenna Ortega in your roster.
Set in the late 70s, in rural Texas, where a group of erotic film producers want to record what will be known as the “Greatest Porn Ever Made” and, for that, they rent Howard and Pearl’s house. The elderly couple, however, are unaware of the true intentions of the group and when they discover what is happening on their land, they take drastic measures to contain the depravity.
In this way, the cast needs to fight the fury of the elderly, who keep some dark secrets. If you’re interested in this story, which has a 94% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, unfortunately it’s not available on any other app. streaming, but can be rented at Prime Video, YouTubee iTunes.
If Ti West, the director of X: Mark of Death, was not happy with just releasing a title that would be considered one of the best of the year and also a classic of horror films, he repeated the feat and Pearl was another masterpiece of 2022. Mia Goth returns to the main role of this story, but now, the year is 1918, almost 60 years before the events of X.
Here, we follow the story of Pearl, already elderly in “The Mark of Death”, during her youth, where she had an obsessed desire to become famous. Meanwhile, trapped on the family farm, she is forced to take care of her sick father, while being under the watchful eye of an authoritarian and devout mother.
Even so, Pearl longs for the glamorous life of the great artists she saw in movies. When her dreams are denied, she starts murdering others, until she achieves her ambitions. In this way, this film works as the origin story of the iconic villain of X: The Mark of Death, in addition to demonstrating all of Mia Goth’s talent as an actress.
Unfortunately, fans of the horror movie genre will have to wait a little longer to see it, as it, with 91% approval on the internet, still does not have a forecast to arrive on the apps of streaming🇧🇷 So far, its release has only been in theaters.
Despite not being able to create a shared universe of its characters like the The Marvel movies do in theaters, DC Comics it is still able to create individual good works from its intellectual property. After the success of Joker, starringJoaquin Phoenix, it was the turn of Robert Pattinson be the protagonist of the production, but now, in the role of Batman.
Not only as one of the best films of 2022 within the hero genre, the new Batman brings a fresh take on the iconic comic book hero. Here we have a Bruce Wayne in doubt about the memory of his parents, after discovering a wave of corruption involving Gotham City and his family name.
According to IMDB, the feature page is among the most visited of the year on the platform, which makes it one of the indispensable films for anyone who is a fan of the hero genre, especially Batman. Also, you can check it out at HBO Max.
Not! Do not look! (nope)
Jordan Peele, known for great works of terror such asRun! e About, could not be left out of this list with Not! Do not look!, title released by him this year. Now equipped with resources that let him make a film worthy of his talent, the director is free to create a product that follows the molds of the past, but with greater scope.
the plot of No! Do not look! follows the story of two brothers, residents of an isolated valley in the interior of California, whose inhabitants are surprised by a discovery that appeared in the skies. The pair, determined, want to capture images of the UFO and take it to the Oprah program.
In addition to causing shivers and discomfort in viewers, the film still works as a good critique of the exploitation of the entertainment industry, showing how some issues can be taken to the limit just to amuse others. As well as other issues discussed.
Although it doesn’t break the 90% critical approval barrier on Rotten Tomatoes, the film does not disappoint, with an 82%. To watch it, Prime Videoand the YouTube make it available for rental on their platforms.
RRR: Uprising, Rebellion, Revolution
Outside of the United States and South Korea, another very strong film industry is the Indian one, which every now and then, some works come out of the country’s bubble and enchant the world for their quality. This fact happened to RRR, work available at Netflixand considered one of the best films of 2022.
The story told here is fictional, but inspired by the fight for freedom of Telugu Alluri Sitarama Raju e Komaram Bheem, two Indian heroes who fought against British colonialism in their country’s lands. Despite being focused on action, his story is not in the background, with several moments of emotional charge in the narrative, united with a dash of humor and fascinating stories.
In this way,RRR stands as a pleasant surprise for the industry this year, with its great images and well-crafted script, approved by 94% of critics.
Avatar: The Way of Water
13 years after breaking every possible attendance and box office record, James Cameron returns for another movie Avatar, and delivers the same impact as 2009: exuberant visuals, which leave the story, as interesting as it may be, in the background.
The story of Jake Sully, now fully transformed into a Navi, continues on the planet of Pandora. After forming a family with Neytiri, the couple do everything to stay together, but now they must leave home and explore the regions of the planet, simultaneously, where an old threat resurfaces.
Interested in the movie? We’ve prepared a special report on everything you accurate know about the film, which currently has a 78% approval rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes.
Scream 5 (Scream 5)
When we said that 2022 had been the year of horror movies, it was no joke. After No! Do not look!, Pearl e X: Mark of Death, another work deserves to be among the best of 2022, Pânico 5, fifth part of the classic that appeared in 1996 and became a reference in the genre. You can watch it on Telecine.
Full of good jokes, but also with violence and suspense, the work shows why it was a pioneer in the Slasher genre by creating different characters with their motivations, and lead the viewer to believe that anyone there can be the real one. ghostface, classic villain of the franchise.
For those who miss the old titles, they also have a good dose of nostalgia, with the return of faces known to fans, such as Sidney Prescott, protagonist of the first films and other well-known names from the original work.
The Woman King
starring the fantastic Viola Davis, The King Woman is one of the best movies of 2022 based on real events. This historical fiction, which refers to the events that occurred in the XNUMXth century on the African continent, also has great fight scenes, all well staged, although this is not the main focus.
The plot follows the warriors agojie, an army composed only of women that protected the African kingdom of Dahomey for approximately 200 years, because men were either killed in wars or captured as slaves and brought to the Americas. Therefore, it is up to them to protect their people.In addition to being a great work about female protagonism, by demonstrating the strength and courage of female warriors, almost the entire cast of the film is made up of women or blacks, making the result even more fantastic. It currently has a 94% approval rating.
In recent years, movie lovers have received some interesting biopics of different personalities, mainly from the music world, the two biggest examples beingBohemian Rhapsodyabout the life of Freddie Mercury and the Queen, Rocketman, this one to show the story of Elton John. Now, it’s the turn of Elvis Presley, the “King of Rock and Roll”, which is available on HBO Max.
A cultural icon and also among the most popular performers of the 50s, the film has Austin butler like elvis and Tom Hanks in the role of Tom Parker, the singer’s manager. The story follows him from his rise in the music industry to his tragic death in 1977 after suffering cardiac arrest at the age of 42.
The film is a mandatory suggestion for fans of the singer, as well as for those who also want to see the characterization of Austin Butler, who delivers good performances. Also, despite being approved by 77% of critics, fans seem to have liked the result, leaving it with 94% of positive reviews on R.
Brutal Nights (Barbarian)
Another pleasant surprise launched this year, brutal nights arrived without much fanfare, but it didn’t take long to conquer its space among the best films of 2022 and also in the horror genre. As we have already mentioned, the last few months have been great and full of good works for those who like tension and being scared.
Its well-told story and actors with great performances make the experience of this film one of the best possible among the films mentioned in this list, mainly because it manages to escape the obvious and, in this case, the less we know, the better. After all, we don’t need to be afraid of spirits or other things of supernatural origins, but of humans themselves.
Maybe after watching it on Star +, you start to think twice before renting a house on these cell phone applications, afraid of the secrets and terrors that you can find inside.
Throwing High (Hustle)
Gone are the days when Adam Sandler was only known for playing generic characters in slapstick comedies. In recent years, the actor has shown his full potential by participating in works with more serious proposals, as was the case with Raw Jewelry and it happens again in Hustle da Netflix.
The story follows Stanley (Adam Sandler), who finds in Bo Cruz, an amateur basketball player with a troubled past, an athlete of unique talent. Even against the will of his team, the scout is responsible for bringing him to the NBA and turning the boy into a sports star. The performances of the main characters and the well-thought-out script made Throwing High a great success among viewers and critics, with 93% of ratings approving it.
The story becomes even more interesting when Juancho Hernangomez, responsible for giving life to the character of Bo Cruz in the film, was one of the highlights from Spain in real life Eurobasket 2022.
The Predator: The Hunt (Prey)
To end the list, we need to mention the fifth film in the franchise of Predator, which seems to have put the saga on track and excited fans about its future, especially after the problems of the last title, back in 2018. Here, we could see that there are still good stories to be told within this universe, as long as the directors strive to get out of the box.
The story takes place in 1719 and accompanies the Comanche tribe, where the protagonist comes from. Naru🇧🇷 Unlike what is expected of her, as a woman, the character dreams of becoming a brave warrior, a position that could only be occupied by men. However, the story takes a turn when the Predatorarrives in the region where they are, ready to start a new hunt.
Being the only person who noticed the arrival of this strange being, Naru decides to hunt him down on her own, but without knowing that she will face an enemy stronger than any human or animal she has ever faced.
Another work available atStar +, has a 93% critical approval rating on R.
Our list comes to an end, unfortunately, some works released during that year also had to be left out, such as The menu, another great film of the Horror and Suspense genre, which has Anya Taylor-Joy between the main characters. Another feature that was also left out was Inisherin’s Banshees, the biggest nominee in the Golden Globe 2023 categories, but it will only debut in Brazil in February of next year.
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