Movies to Look Out For This Summer

By Sabine Joseph

As the summer rapidly approaches, mark your calendars with the release dates of these fantastic flicks that are sure to leave audiences speechless.

Wonder Woman (PG-13)

JUNE 2 — Glimpse into the past of DC’s heroine Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) as the Amazonian princess trains to become a fearless warrior. Then, follow her on her action-packed journey as she ventures from home for the first time, prompted by meeting an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her of the conflict she is causing beyond her borders.

The Mummy (PG-13)

JUNE 9 — This fantasy/action flick follows Nick Morton (Tom Cruise), a man who seeks valuable artifacts at ancient sites and sells them to the highest bidder, as he attempts to stop Ahmanet, the Egyptian princess who is using her ever-evolving powers to rampage across London, after he accidentally releases her from her millennia-long entombment.

All Eyez on Me (R)

JUNE 16 — This biopic follows the life of cultural icon Tupac Shakur (Demetrius Shipp Jr.) from his early days in New York through his illustrious career as a rapper, actor, poet, and activist.

Cars 3 (G)

JUNE 16 — As a wave of faster, better cars surges, Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) finds himself alienated from the world of racing. Watch as he teams with Cruz Ramirez (Cristela Alonzo), a young technician with her own racing dreams, to get back in the game and compete in one of Piston Cup Racing’s biggest events.

Transformers: The Last Knight (PG-13)

JUNE 21 — Optimus Prime is gone and war is raging between humans and Transformers. The only way to save the world is to unlock hidden secrets from the past and for an unlikely band of heroes—Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg), Bumblebee , an English lord (Anthony Hopkins) and an Oxford professor (Laura Haddock)— to come together and save the day.

Despicable Me 3

JUNE 30 — This fun-for-all-ages film follows reformed super villain Gru (Steve Carell) and his wife Lucy (Kristen Wiig) as they try to foil the world domination plans of Balthazar Bratt (Trey Parker), a former 80’s child star.

Spider-Man: Homecoming

JULY 7 —  After his time with the Avengers, Peter (Tom Holland) returns to New York to live with his aunt May (Marisa Tomei) and hone his powers under the watch of Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.). Peter grapples with his life beyond the mask, but he soon finds trouble in the city and Spider-Man must fight to defend New York from the evil Vulture (Michael Keaton).

 

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