Movies to enjoy this summer from the comfort of your couch

It’s summertime in the Southern Hemisphere, that’s why MFC brings you some recommendations to enjoy this weekend whilst escaping from the heat.

At this time of the year, a movie night is the best way to finish a long day at the pool or the beach. Even if you didn’t leave town, these recommendations will make you travel from the comfort of your sofa. Get ready to cool off and have an incredible time.

The Boy and the Heron

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Genre: Animation | Adventure

Year: 2023

The Boy and the Heron was the winner of “Best Motion Picture – Animated” in the latest edition of the Golden Globes. This movie from Hayao Miyazaki follows the life of a 12-year-old boy that struggles to settle down in a new town after his mother’s death. When a talking heron tells him that his mother is in fact alive, the boy’s life changes drastically, leading him into great adventures from another world.


Directed by: Charlotte Wells

Genre: Drama

Year: 2022

Aftersun is a depiction of the memories of Sophie and her father’s last holiday together. An introspective journey into the memories of a teenager that seeks reconciliation with the father she knew and the man she never met.

This 2022 film earned Paul Mescal a nomination for “Best Actor” at the 2023 Oscars.

Trolls 3

Directed by: Charlotte Wells

Genre: Animation | Adventure | Comedy

Year: 2023

A perfect movie to share with the family on these holidays. Branch and Poppy are back, embarking on an incredible adventure to reunite their band and rescue Branch’s brother who was kidnapped by pop music villains.An adventure full of laughter, tears and catchy tunes.

Your Place or Mine

Directed by: Aline Brosh MCKenna

Genre: Comedy | Romance

Year: 2023

You just cannot miss a good rom com, that’s why we bring you a hit from 2023 starring Ashton Kutcher and Reese Witherspoon. In this movie, they play the roles of two best friends that trade houses for a week only to find out that there’s something more than friendship binding them.

So that’s it, MyFamilier! You just have to make some popcorn and enjoy these hits from the comfort of your couch.

Let us know in the comments your thoughts about these recommendations and which other films you would recommend.



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