A24 Films is one of the industry's most exciting movie production companies. Their upcoming 2023 releases will be filled with unique stories, captivating performances, and edge-of-your-seat entertainment. Let's look at some of their most anticipated movies that will be released this year.
When You Finish Saving the World
'When You Finish Saving the World' is a romantic comedy about two people who find love after being forced to confront the secrets and lies of their pasts. The film stars Emma Stone and Jake Gyllenhaal as the two leads, with supporting performances from Anna Kendrick and Chris Hemsworth. The movie has been critically acclaimed for its witty dialogue, excellent acting, and creative story structure.
'Close' is a psychological thriller featuring Noomi Rapace as Sam Carver, a bodyguard hired to protect Zoe (Sophie Nelisse), a young girl who may have mysterious powers beyond what anyone could imagine. The film also stars Mikael Persbrandt as Richard Cartwright, an ex-soldier determined to discover the truth behind Zoe’s abilities. 'Close' has won multiple awards for its thrilling story and intense action sequences.
'Sharper' centers around Alex (David Oyelowo), an undercover cop who goes deep into the seedy underworld of London to bring down a notorious crime family. The cast also includes Michael Caine, Hugh Laurie, and Emily Blunt in supporting roles. 'Sharper' promises to be an intense ride full of shocking twists and turns, leaving audiences on the edge of their seats until the end.
The Iron Claw
'The Iron Claw' follows Steve (Tom Hardy) as he attempts to uncover the truth behind his father's death while simultaneously navigating his criminal activities in New York City's dangerous underground world. This neo-noir feature stars Tom Hardy alongside Christopher Walken, Robert DeNiro, and Diane Lane in supporting roles. It promises to be an explosive adventure through New York's treacherous criminal underworld.
All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt
'All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt' tells the story of two brothers from rural West Virginia whose lives take drastically different paths when one brother joins the military while the other stays home with his family running their struggling farm. The movie features Garrett Hedlund and Shia LaBeouf as the two brothers, along with Amy Adams in a supporting role as their mother.
"All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt" explores themes such as class struggle, loyalty, war trauma, broken dreams, and more against a backdrop of small-town America during wartime.
'Showing Up' follows four friends over three days in Los Angeles as they struggle with mental health issues, substance abuse issues, family problems, and more while trying to stay connected despite all odds stacked against them. It stars Maisie Williams alongside Lili Reinhart, Jay Ellis, and Yuri Sardarov. 'Showing Up' looks to fuse various genres like drama, comedy, and romance.
'Past Lives' focuses on an enigmatic woman named Elisa (Jessica Chastain) whose life begins unraveling when her estranged sister appears out of nowhere, claiming that Elisa was born in another life. Alongside Jessica Chastain, the cast includes John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton, and Daniel Craig. 'Past Lives' blends fantasy, sci-fi, and horror elements for an unforgettable viewing experience.