In the first month of 2023, new content enters the catalog of the Rakuten TV platform, both accessible for a fee (PVOD/TVOD) and for free (AVOD). In particular, the films are included in the CINEMA section Everything Everywhere All At Once, BROS, Almost an orphan, Il Colibrì and Amsterdam; are added to Amsterdam, already available. In the FREE section they arrive Profession Inventor, The night is small for us, A score to settle, The big bet, Moonwalkers and The Neighbor.
On Rakuten TV in TVOD:
• Amsterdam (also in 4K UHD) – December 14, 2022
• The talent of Mr. Crocodile (also in 4K UHD) – December 30, 2022
• BROS (also in 4K UHD) – January 5, 2023
• Everything Everywhere All At Once (also in 4K UHD) – January 6, 2023
• Everyone on board – January 12, 2023
• Dante– January 12, 2023
• Almost an orphan – January 19, 2023
• Brad – January 18, 2023
• Confess Fletch (also in 4K UHD) – January 19, 2023
• The Woman King (also in 4K UHD) – January 27, 2023
• The Hummingbird (also in 4K UHD) – January 27, 2023
On Rakuten TV in AVOD (Free section):
• Profession Inventor – January 1, 2023
• The need to unite with you every time – January 1, 2023
• The night is small for us – January 1, 2023
• Pop Black Mail – January 1, 2023
• A score to settle – January 1, 2023
• Riff-Raff – Better to lose them than to find them – January 1, 2023
• Dog Eat Dog – January 1, 2023
• The big bet – January 1, 2023
• Moonwalkers – January 1, 2023
•The Neighbor– January 1, 2023
Promotions of the month:
• Best of 2022 – from 16 January to 30 January 2023
PVOD and TVOD news from Rakuten TV
In the TVOD section of the platform, they arrive during the month of January 2023 Everything Everywhere All At Oncethe definitive multiverse film starring Michelle Yeoh and Jamie Lee Curtis directed by director duo The Daniels and garnering 6 Golden Globe nominations; The Hummingbird with Pierfrancesco Favino, Kasia Smutniak and Nanni Moretti based on the best seller by Sandro Veronesi; Dante by Pupi Avati, which tells the life of the Supreme Poet as told by Boccaccio in Dante’s Trattatello in Laude; Bradfilm by and with Kim Rossi Stuart in which a son and a father try to rebuild the love and closeness they had lost.
For lovers of Italian comedy they come Almost Orphanthe film with Riccardo Scamarcio and Vittoria Puccini remake of the French I’ll show you yoursand Everyone on board by Luca MinieroWelcome to the South, Welcome to the North) with Stefano Fresi, Giovanni and Carlo Buccirosso: a trip to Italy, from Turin to Palermo, organized by some to bring children back to travel after the pandemic, but which an initial unexpected event will make much more… adventurous.
For comedy enthusiasts they come to the platform Brosthe first major-label romantic comedy about two gay men who Maybe, Possibly, Probably stumble towards love; Confess Fletchin which the protagonist played by Jon Hamm (Mad Men, Baby Drivers) attempts to prove his innocence and defend himself against the absurd accusation of multiple murders.
Finally, comes the historical drama The Woman King with Academy Award winner Viola Davis (The Rules of the Perfect Crime, The Help) which tells the story of Nasisca, general of the all-female military unit of the kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful African states between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Already available from December 14th Amsterdam by David O. Russell (American Hustle, The Bright Side) with Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, John David Washington, Robert De Niro, Ana Taylor-Joy and Rami Malek. Set in 1930s New York City, it follows three friends who witness a murder, become suspects themselves, and uncover one of the most outrageous storylines in American history. From December 30, also available The talent of Mr. Crocodilefilm based on the children’s book about a crocodile who lives in New York City.
Rakuten TV’s FREE news
In the TVOD section of the platform, with free titles thanks to the support of advertising, they arrive in January: for comedy lovers, Profession Inventor starring Kevin Spacey as an inventor who, after eight years in prison, struggles to put his family back together and catch up on today’s technology as he works to become the king of advertising once again; Moonwalkersparody of one of the most famous “conspiracy theories” full of quotations, Kubrickian and not only, and misunderstandings with Ron Perlman and Rupert Grint; The big bet with Christian Bale, Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling, members of a group of investors who bet against the trend of the US mortgage market between 2006 and 2007, realizing in their research how corrupt and fallacious the market is. For drama lovers there are: The Neighborthe story of a middle-aged man in a stagnant marriage, who finds his life turned upside down when an attractive young woman and her seemingly abusive husband move in next door; Riff-Raff – Better to lose them than find them, the story of factory worker Stevie and his girlfriend Susan, an unemployed singer, and the difficult working conditions they find themselves facing in 1990s London. For lovers of Italian films there are: The need to unite with you every time with Claudia Gerini and Marco Bocci; The night is small for us with Cristiana Capotondi, Philippe Leroy and Michela Andreozzi; Pop Black Mail, with police implications, with Antonia Truppo. And then again: A score to settle starring Nicolas Cage as a former defender of a criminal organization who has vowed to implement retribution for its mafia bosses after 22 years of wrongful detention, and Dog Eat Dog with Nicolas Cage joined by Willem Dafoe members of a group of ex-cons who are hired by a Cleveland mobster to kidnap the baby of a rival.
Promotions of the month
The first promotion of 2023 proposed by the platform is ‘Best of 2022’, which from 16 to 30 January 2023 allows you to purchase a selection of films among the best of 2022 available at a discount of 30 to 40%. Between these: Top Gun: Maverick, Sonic 2, Jurassic World – Domination, The Northman.