as the birthplace of prestige TV shows like The Sopranos and wire, HBO, and by extension HBO Max, are best known for their impressive lineup of original series. But the network is also raising expectations for feature-length content, as evidenced by the early appearance of an Oscar contender in late 2022. Hundreds of great movies come and go from streaming services every month. So when you find something you want to see, you may not want it in the queue. that too length.
Below is a list of our favorite movies streaming on HBO Max. From virtually all-new award darlings to director-led classics near the top of the list of all-time great movies. If you decide you’re in the mood for more TV, check out our picks for the best TV series from HBO Max. If you’re looking for more recommendations, check out our lists of the best movies on Netflix, the best movies on Amazon Prime, and the best movies on Disney+.
Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson – reunited after playwright-turned-filmmaker Martin McDonagh in Bruges (2008) — plays a longtime best friend who undergoes an unexpected falling out when Gleason’s Corum suddenly decides to cut Pharrell’s Padraic out of his life. When Padraic demands an explanation as to why, Corum begins cutting off more. McDonagh is a master of absurdist comedy, Inishelin’s Banshee It may be his masterpiece. Although it walked away empty-handed at the Oscars, the film was nominated for a total of nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, and nominations for Pharrell, Gleason, Barry Keoghan, and Kelly Condon. Farrell’s day will come.)
“This is not a nostalgic show,” said Austin Butler as King. Elvis“We’re going to do something different.” Butler may have been talking about the film itself, but this is certainly not your typical Presley biography. At the hands, would you expect anything different? Told from the deathbed perspective of Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis Presley’s (brooding) longtime manager, Rahman is a more vulnerable picture of Presley. Eliminates the musical god angle often seen to depict Of course, he does it all with the frenetic energy, wild pace, and over-the-top style that has become the hallmark of Rahman’s work.
empire of light
At that summary level, empire of light is a historical romance set in the 1980s, where an overworked cinema manager (Olivia Colman) sheds light on a new employee (Michael Ward) who manages to find a piece of happiness in a time of political unrest in Britain. To do. But this Sam Mendes-directed film is both endearing and partly autobiographical. It’s about evaluating connections with people who can. While it’s far from a perfect movie, Coleman’s stellar performance is worth her admission price alone, proving once again why she’s one of the most in-demand actors today.
A small group of underprivileged foodies (including Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult) travel to a secluded island and spend top dollar to be spoiled by the culinary delights of world-renowned Master Chef Slowik (Ralph Fiennes). pay the for perks.However, during the dinner service menu Choose from an 8-course tasting menu or higher. It’s probably best to know as much as you can about where this weird little black comedy horror flick is headed, but be aware that it’s nowhere near good.
Whether we realize it or not, communal consumption forces many to continue to blindly trust complete strangers (like Uber drivers, for example).Written and directed by Zach Kregor savage It might make you reconsider. When Tess (Georgina Campbell) arrives at the Airbnb, she finds the place has already been rented. The man (Bill Skarsgård) staying there is very sweet, soft-spoken and seems kind.
Everyone’s favorite fast-talking lawyer-turned-Cinnabon manager may one day replace Liam Neeson as Hollywood’s most unpretentious action star. Bob Odenkirk stars as Hutch Mansell, a soft-spoken family man whose inner beast and buried past are brought to the fore after his home is burgled. Seeing Saul Goodman literally kick ass wasn’t what many moviegoers had on his 2021 bingo card, but it was a hit, with a sequel set to go into production later this year. I plan to start.
Ingrid Goes West
If season 2 white lotus Looking for more Aubrey Plaza content? Ingrid Goes West Scratch that itch. It was a hit at the Sundance Film Festival in 2017 and won Best Picture at The Independent’s Spirit Award the following year, but the film has received little attention since. Ingrid Thorburn (Plaza) is a lifelong outsider whose only real connection to the world is her Instagram, where she lives a seemingly #perfect life in Los Angeles. Discover Taylor Sloane (Elizabeth Olsen). With nothing to lose after her mother’s death, Ingrid moves to Los Angeles with an unlikely plan to befriend Taylor in her real life. The film’s dark combination of her comedy, brutal honesty, and sometimes unsettling action is a perfect match for Plaza’s prodigious talents.
As a former prosecutor turned “fixer” at a high-powered Manhattan law firm, George Clooney spends his days cleaning up after his colleagues and their clients’ dirty deeds. All the while he’s battling his own demons. But when his close friend/colleague Arthur Edens (Tom Wilkinson) experiences a break with reality during a high-profile class action lawsuit, Clayton must try to clean up the mess. and Pinpointing the cause of Arthur’s strange behavior in the first place love for bread.
all the president’s men
Political paranoia and general disillusionment with the world were two key themes in nearly every film to emerge from the New Hollywood movement of the 1970s, and were attributed to screenwriter and director Alan J. Pakula (Clute, parallax view) was a true master of the craft.not yet all the president’s men It detailed the Watergate investigation by Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) and Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) in such precise and engaging detail that it was almost offensive to many viewers at the time. I was forced to It’s impressive even by today’s standards that this film was written, shot, edited and released almost 20 months after the date of Richard Nixon’s resignation.
First things first: All three of Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies are now on HBO Max, and binge-watching them all in a row is certainly one way to spend the night. If so, the second movie in the series is the one to beat. Christian Bale’s “Caped Crusader” took home the highest bill, but it was Heath Ledger’s performance as the now-iconic Joker. dark Knight The most obsessively watched Batman movie (even beyond Nolan’s entry). Award winning and managed to find the perfect balance between dark humor and utter madness.
In his 1990 review, goodfellasRoger Ebert declared: godfather, but the two works are not really comparable. Sure, it was a bold statement, but it was prescient. More than 30 years later, it’s safe to say that no gangster movie does Martin Scorsese’s retelling of the life of mobster-turned-rat Henry Hill (Ray Liotta). Yes, you’ve probably seen it before and can recite multiple scenes verbatim. This is a reason to revisit what is very likely Scorsese’s best film.
Ari Aster made an impact with her directorial debut and made a memorable one. Annie Graham (Toni Collette) leads a seemingly contented life with her psychiatrist husband (Gabriel Byrne) and her two teenagers, Peter (Alex Wolff) and Charlie (Millie Shapiro). I am a miniature artist. However, soon after Annie’s mother, with whom she had a difficult relationship, dies, her sense of normalcy is lost. Is Annie crazy? Is her husband a terrible shrink? Is Peter a terrible person? Why is Charlie ticking? What’s that thing in the back seat of the car? These are all valid questions, answered by Astor, whose deft directorial style made him quickly become a Hollywood icon.
you can TRUE If you haven’t seen it, call yourself a “movie buff” citizen cane? Probably not. So it’s good that HBO Max is giving viewers that opportunity. Even if you already know who (or what) Rosebud is: Orson Welles, the media mogul William Randolph when he novelized, wrote, directed, produced and starred in Hirst’s life. Only he was 23 years old.