The crimes of the academy removes the position 1 to Glass Onion as the most watched of Netflix | tomatoes

Exceptional movies arrived on Netflix in December 2022 and titles released so far this new year are not far behind. Now, the best and most popular tapes have been competing for the top spots in the Top 10 of the platform. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – 93%the sequel to Between Knives and Secrets – 100% that everyone was waiting for, was released on December 23 and became an almost immediate success. This feature film rian johnson climbed quite high on Netflix’s top 10 most-watched English-language movies list, but has now been surpassed by another mystery installment, The crimes of the academy – 60% (via Variety).

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the crimes of the academy It was released on Netflix on January 6 and little by little it has been climbing to the highest position. This gothic horror feature film is written and directed by scott cooperbased on the 2003 novel of the same name by Louis Bayardand starring Christian bale, Harry Melling, Lucy Boyton, gillian anderson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Toby Jones, harry lawtey, Timothy Spall, simon mcburneyY Robert Duvall.

According to the Netflix charts for the week of January 9-15 (via Variety), the crimes of the academy is already in the number 1 position, leaving behind Glass Onion, which currently ranks third. Both installments are starred by widely recognized actors in the industry and share the element of mystery. For his part, Glass Onion takes the path of drama and comedy, and presents us with a new case that the brilliant detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) must unravel. In addition, the crimes of the academy follows another detective, played by bale, but from a plot that plunges into horror and suspense. You can read a brief synopsis of the tape below:

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The story, set in 1830, centers on detective Augustus Landor, who tries to solve murders committed at West Point with the help of a young cadet who would later be known to the world as Edgar Allan Poe.

Christian bale He is one of the most respected actors in Hollywood and his rich career has made him a seasoned performer with the ability to continue to impress audiences and critics with each new role. Through the years, the star of The Machinist Y American Psycho – 67% He’s shown his commitment to his work, and as a method actor, we’ve seen him go to extremes when he takes his role seriously.

In a previous recent interview with The Independent (via indiewire), Harry Mellingwho plays Edgar Allan Poe in the crimes of the academyassured that bale he dropped method acting to bring Detective Landor to life:

My experience working on this was that we would come in, we wouldn’t really talk about the scene, and we would start acting it out. There was nothing about staying in character, but I guess you’re always in some kind of character just because you’re wearing the clothes and you’re in that environment as that person.

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The crimes of the academy removes the position 1 to Glass Onion as the most watched of Netflix | tomatoes