SoCultures Magazine 2018 SoCultures Magazine December 2018 - Page 70

SOCULTURES DECEMBER 2018 Celebrations Films 2018 Phantom Thread The movie is set in 1950s, and captures elegance and glamour of 1950’s post-war London. The film’s main character is Reynolds Woodcock played by Daniel Day- Lewis who finds his muse and lover in a young strong-willed woman Alma. Though it’s full of elegance, glamour and extravagant dresses, the film also portrays well the aspects of troubled, complicated relationships. The dressmaker is at the peak of his fashion career, the British fashion scene, and dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames .Its written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread stars three-time Academy Award-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, and Vicky Krieps. The film has received six Oscar nominations. Solo A Star Wars Story is the sixth-most-expensive film ever made. It is a 2018 American space Western film based on the Star Wars character Han Solo. The young Han Solo finds adventure into the criminal underworld and he joins forces with a gang of galactic smugglers and almost two hundred years old crook named Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian. The film was made with the budget of approx $275–300 million and was released on 25 th May 2018 in USA. Directed by Ron Howard, produced by Lucas film and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it went on to become a major hit. Alden Ehrenreich stars as Han Solo alongside Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, and Paul Bettany in the film. 70 | P a g e