Summer is officially here! That means blockbusters on remakes on more blockbusters – but hey, I ain’t complaining! With Jurassic World just around the corner, and Entourage I will basically be living in the past (or at my local theater).
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: Zoe Kravitz, Chanel Iman, Shameik Moore, Blake Anderson
Directed By: Rick Famuyiwa
Synopsis: Malcolm is simply trying to survive his tough neighbourhood by buckling down in school and aiming for Harvard. However, when he receives an invitation to a underground party, he finds he might just be way cooler than he is.
Our Two Cents: Produced by Pharrell Williams and Forest Whitaker, this film has been described as “revolutionary”.
Stars: Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Bill Hader, Mindy Kaling
Directed By: Pete Docter
Synopsis: In the mind of Riley, her five major emotions control her every whim, and experience her life. However, when Joy gets lost, Riley’s entire future might be at stake. The rest of the emotions have to rescue Joy before she is lost in Riley’s subconscious forever.
Our Two Cents: PIXAR ON FLEEEEEEEKK!
Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana
Directed By: Maya Forbes
Synopsis: A father with bipolar disorder tries to win back his separated wife by assuming responsibility of their two kids.
Our Two Cents: If I made a fake joke Indie film, in all of my satirical wisdom, I would name it “Infinity Polar Bear”…
Stars: Al Pacino, Holly Hunter, Harmony Korine
Directed By: David Gordon Green
Synopsis: Al Pacino stars as Manglehorn, a man left devastated by a lost love. However, he tries to start his life over again.
Our Two Cents: Pacino’s last few films haven’t been great, and but this looks like an exception.
Stars: Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman, Taylor Schilling
Directed By: Patrick Brice
Synopsis: When a family meets another at the park and organises a playdate, the night ahead of them grows weirder and longer.
Our Two Cents: Comedy’s new golden couple.