Walk This Way is a project to promote and incorporate movies to their distribution in the European Union through VOD (video on demand).
This initiative, in constantly growing, promote the consumption of European productions. This year Walk This Way is reaching its third catalogue and they are including more than 30 films to watch online and legally not only in its region, but also in Latin America, Japan and the United States.
It is only missing 2 days to watch Okja by South Korean director Bong Joon-Ho on Netflix. The movie caused rifts of opinion at Cannes Film Festival because it will be premiered on this platform in 190 countries before its release in some theaters. Traditional model of distribution wants to keep the exclusivity and traditional moviegoers don’t accept new scenarios either, because some consider anything can replace the dark screen.
The two powerful VOD platforms worldwide, Netflix and Amazon, have continued their firm steps by producing films. The clear example of their good and robust productions are the three movies that this year were selected in the most important Film Festival in industry. The 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival had in its official selection to: Wonderstruck (Amazon) and Okja and The Meyerowitz Stories (Netflix).
Spanish director of “Pusher” returns to thriller genre with the film Kidnap starring Halle Berry.
Following the crisis of distributor Relativity in 2015, the feature film had to cancel the release in theaters five times. With the arrival of Aviron Pictures as new distributor a new release date has been set in US: next 4th August.
Wish Upon is directed by John R. Leonetti, the same of “Annabelle” and cinematographer for other horror and terror movies like Piranha 3D, The Conjuring, Insidious 2 and I Know Who Killed Me.
Wish Upon is a supernatural film that also matches into horror thriller genre. It is starring Joey King, whom we saw in “The Conjuring” as Christine, one of the haunted girls in the ghost house of one the cases of Warren files.