The season of the blockbuster has arrived! Celebrate, cinephiles with the minds of teenage boys! Flawlessly constructed jokes aside, this summer looks set to bring back some oldies but goodies, as well as our seasonal dose of Superhero films. Between Jurassic Park, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Poltergeist and Mad Max, most of us will be setting up tents in our local cinemas.
So whether you choose to checkout that indie movie you’ve heard so much about, or the latest big studio release, don’t forget to click on the movie title below to view the trailer. We want to make sure you know what you are getting into before you head to the theater.
Stars: Tom Hardy, Nicholas Hoult, Charlize Theron, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Directed By: George Miller
Synopsis: In this bold remake of the Mel Gibson original, Tom Hardy stars as Max in a dystopian future where water and oil are commodities to go to war after. Constantly at battle in his car, he teams up with various adversaries to overcome their greatest enemy.
Our Two Cents: Wacky Racers meets Game of Thrones
Stars: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Elizabeth Banks, Birttany Snow
Directed By: Elizabeth Banks
Synopsis: The Bellas return to the stage after an embarrassing on-stage accident leaves them suspended from school. Promising to win the world championships, the team must face the German team as they seek to undermine and sabotage the Bellas at every turn.
Our Two Cents: Teenage girls everywhere in America will unite for this weekend.
Stars: Jean Du Jardin
Directed By: Cedric Jimenez
Synopsis: Jean Du Jardin stars as a bold French magistrate seeking to make a name for himself amidst the battles of the heroin gangs in Paris. As they move into New York, he must, amongst corrupt police and reporters, succeed in arresting and taking down the mafia. However, as his life becomes increasingly at risk, he only enjoys the chase more, and reveals more selfish reasons for his deadly pursuit.
Our Two Cents: See this film.
Stars: Ethan Hawke, January Jones, Zoe Kravitz
Directed By: Andrew Niccol
Synopsis: Ethan Hawke stars as a pilot forced to trade in his wings for a seat at a drone back home safely in Nevada. Missing the thrill of being on a tour, his home life becomes violent and hostile. But when the CIA assign him missions that seem to compromise his mission to protect the innocent, he embarks on a journey to mend his alcoholism and apparent addiction to death.
Our Two Cents: This writer saw this film at Tribeca and was less than impressed.
Stars: Michael Fassbender
Directed By: John Maclean
Synopsis: A young boy travels from Scotland to the heart of the American Wild West to follow his one true love, and is taken under the wing of an outlaw who may not be as trustworthy as he seems.
Our Two Cents: You had me at Fassbender