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The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby tells the story of Nick Carraway, a young man who moves to Long Island, New York, in 1920s America. Nick’s neighbor is the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby, who hosts extravagant parties but whose past and true identity are kept as secret.

Nick soon discovers that Gatsby is in love with his cousin, the beautiful yet carefree Daisy Buchanan, who is married to the wealthy and unfaithful Tom Buchanan. Gatsby endeavors to win back Daisy’s love, using all his means to lure her back to him.

The story revolves around themes of love, wealth, and deceit, revealing the superficiality and moral decay of 1920s American society. Ultimately, the tale ends tragically as plot twists and conflicting passions lead to a fatal conclusion for the main characters.

The film received two Oscars for Best Costume Design and Best Production Design.

The Peanuts Movie

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The Peanuts Movie follows the adventures of familiar characters like Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy van Pelt, and the rest of the Peanuts gang. The story focuses on Charlie Brown’s attempts to win the heart of a new girl, the Little Red-Haired Girl.

The film chronicles Charlie Brown’s adventures and mishaps at school, at home, and with his friends. Meanwhile, Snoopy, his loyal dog, embarks on adventures in his imaginative world.

The movie is filled with humor, warmth, and lessons about the importance of friendship, courage, and self-acceptance in life. It retains the spirit of the original comic strip and takes viewers on a nostalgic journey into the Peanuts universe.

Greatest Showman

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“The Greatest Showman” is a musical film that tells the story of P.T. Barnum. He was a famous American showman and pioneer in the entertainment industry. The movie follows Barnum’s life starting from his youth. Barnum’s dream was to create a unique entertainment experience that brings together different people and gives them a chance to shine on stage.

Barnum (played by Hugh Jackman) puts together his own circus by gathering a group of diverse and unique performers, including acrobats, singers, dwarfs, and others who were traditionally discriminated in society. His attempt generates a lot of interest and captivates the audience, but it also faces resistance and criticism.

The film follows Barnum’s struggle for acceptance, success, and his family, all while trying to create a world where everyone can feel accepted and valued. Through the power of music, the movie emphasizes the uniqueness of individuals and encourages them to take pride in their differences.

Barbie elokuvan juliste.

Barbie

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Barbie is separated from Barbieland because she began to exhibit human-like symptoms. The journey to uncover everything that has happened begins, with consequences that Barbie would have never believed could occur.

Fast & Furious X elokuvan juliste.

Fast & Furious X

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Fast & Furious X is the tenth movie in the popular Fast & Furious film series, which has been going strong for three decades. Lead actors such as Vin Diesel are still involved.

The story revolves around Dom Toretto and his family facing a new threat that emerges from the shadows of the past and seeks to destroy everything Dom loves. This enemy is Dante, the son of Hernan Reyes, played by Jason Momoa, who has been devising a plan for revenge for years.

The movie takes viewers from Los Angeles to the catacombs of Rome, from Brazil to London, and from Portugal to the Antarctic. New alliances are formed, old enemies resurface, and Dom’s life changes dramatically as he learns that his son is Dante’s primary target for vengeance.

The Goonies elokuvan juliste.

The Goonies

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“The Goonies” is a 1985 American adventure film directed by Richard Donner and written by Steven Spielberg. The movie tells the story of a group of adventurous kids who embark on a quest to find hidden treasure in order to save their homes from demolition. Here’s the plot of the film:

The story is set in the small town of Astoria, Oregon, and revolves around a group of friends known as the Goonies. The Goonies consist of Mikey (Sean Astin), Brand (Josh Brolin), Chunk (Jeff Cohen), Mouth (Corey Feldman), and Data (Jonathan Ke Quan), who are all very close friends. Their homes are threatened with foreclosure because a construction company plans to build a golf course in the area.

When the Goonies come across Mikey’s old treasure map and an old pirate legend, they decide to follow the map in the hopes of finding the legendary “One-Eyed Willy’s” treasure, which would provide the necessary funds to save their homes. The children embark on an incredible adventure into a cave filled with traps and dangers.

During their journey, they encounter various challenges, including a dangerous criminal known as “The Fratellis” and must use their wits and teamwork to survive. Ultimately, they discover the treasure, but their adventure takes a terrifying turn when they encounter One-Eyed Willy himself.

“Goonies” is an adventure filled with humor, suspense, and heartwarming moments. It remains a cult classic known for its lovable characters and adventurous spirit.

Gremlins elokuvan juliste.

Gremlins

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“Gremlins” (translated as “Riiviöt” in Finnish) is a 1984 American horror-comedy film directed by Joe Dante and written by Chris Columbus. Steven Spielberg served as an executive producer. The film follows the horror experiences faced by a young man named Billy Peltzer and his family in a small town called Kingston Falls.

The plot begins when Billy Peltzer (Zach Galligan) receives a cute little creature as a Christmas gift, known as a “Mogwai.” Mogwai is a small, furry creature that must be cared for very carefully: they should not be exposed to bright light, they must not come into contact with water, and they must not be fed after midnight. Billy’s father purchased the Mogwai as a gift from the town’s eccentric collector.

When Billy’s disobedient cousin accidentally spills water on the Mogwai, it results in the creation of more Mogwai creatures, which are much more mischievous and less friendly than the original. These new forms are called Gremlins, and they wreak havoc and chaos in the town.

The film follows Billy, his girlfriend Kate (Phoebe Cates), and the Mogwai’s attempts to control the rampage and destruction caused by the Gremlins. They battle these malevolent creatures using various tricks and traps, utilizing a variety of household items.

“Gremlins” combines horror and comedy and is known for creating the iconic and cute Mogwai creatures alongside the mischievous Gremlins. The film has achieved cult status and is a popular choice during the holiday season for those looking for a slightly different Christmas movie. It also suits Halloween festivities.

The Matrix Resurrections elokuvan juliste.

The Matrix Resurrections

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Thomas Anderson is the designer of The Matrix video game trilogy, who feels trapped in a recurring life cycle. He regularly visits a psychiatrist in an attempt to understand his situation. Thomas is drawn to a woman who frequents a nearby café because she strongly resembles Trinity, a character from his gaming world.

Everything feels meaningless, and he believes even the face he sees in the mirror is wrong at times. One day, as Thomas’s past becomes more distressing than ever, a person identifying as Morpheus arrives with two pills in hand. Morpheus presents a choice: continue in the same loop forever or take the pill of truth?

Ghostbusters elokuvan juliste.

Ghostbusters

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“Ghostbusters” is an American comedy film released in 1984, which follows the story of a company founded by four men specialized in paranormal phenomena, known as Ghostbusters.

The story begins with Peter Venkman (Bill Murray), a former professor at the New York University’s Department of Parapsychology, working alongside his colleagues Raymond “Ray” Stantz (Dan Aykroyd) and Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis). When they lose their jobs at the university, they decide to start their own business called Ghostbusters, with the purpose of investigating and capturing paranormal phenomena.

Ghostbusters equips themselves with unique proton beams and traps to capture ghosts and other supernatural entities. The business starts to thrive when they are hired for their first job, investigating paranormal activity at the New York Public Library. From then on, they encounter many ghosts and other supernatural threats in the city.

The plot of the film also introduces the threat of Gozer The Gozerian, an ancient Sumerian deity. To prevent Gozer’s return, the Ghostbusters must join forces and confront great danger to save the city.

“Ghostbusters” is a comedy that blends humor, horror, and supernatural elements, and it has become a classic thanks to its hilarious plot and the iconic theme song, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. The movie was a massive hit and remains popular over the years.

In 1985, the film won a BAFTA Award for Best Original Song.

Yksin kotona elokuvan juliste.

Home Alone

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“Home Alone” is a comedy film released in 1990, directed by Chris Columbus and produced by John Hughes. The film stars Macaulay Culkin as 8-year-old Kevin McCallister.

At the beginning of the movie, the McCallister family is getting ready for a Christmas vacation trip to Paris. With a large and bustling family, the preparations are hectic. Kevin, being the youngest in the family, often feels overlooked, and to make matters worse, he’s bullied. On Christmas morning, Kevin wakes up to realize that his family has hurriedly left for the airport and forgotten him at home because he fell asleep in his upstairs room. Initially, Kevin enjoys his newfound freedom and does everything he normally wouldn’t be allowed to do.

However, he soon discovers that his home has become the target of burglars, portrayed by Harry (Joe Pesci) and Marv (Daniel Stern). Kevin must now protect his home and come up with ways to keep the burglars at bay. He sets up traps and does everything he can to prevent the burglars from breaking in and causing havoc.

The movie follows Kevin’s adventures and clever tricks against the burglars, all the while his mother (Catherine O’Hara) desperately tries to return home and find her son. “Home Alone” is a funny comedy that combines family drama, humor, and suspense, and it’s a Christmas classic that many people watch every holiday season.

Screening rights for Home Alone 2 are also available!