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The Year Ahead in Film: What to Watch in 2019

The Year Ahead in Film: What to Watch in 2019

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We’re well into the new year, and as such there’s things to be excited about. MOVIES! A new movie year is upon us and it’s time for us to run down some of the most intriguing upcoming film releases. Naturally, things are subject to change, dates and months shuffles even a name change but as far as we know now, this is the correct info. So, shall we?

JANUARY

ELI

Eli director Ciaran Foy
Eli director Ciaran Foy

Genre: horror

Director: Ciaran Foy

Starring: Kelly Reilly, Lili Taylor, Max Martini, Sadie Sink, Charlie Shotwell

Plot: A boy receiving treatment for his auto-immune disorder discovers that the house he’s living in isn’t as safe as he thought.

Expect: We Need to talk about Eli.

WELCOME TO MARWEN

welcome_to_marwen Steve Carrell

Drama / Fantasy

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Steve Carell, Diane Kruger, Eiza Gonzalez, Leslie Mann, Gwendoline Christie, Merritt Weaver, Janelle Monae, Siobhan WIlliams, Leslie Zemeckis, Stefani von Pfetten

Plot: A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recover.

Expect: G.I. STEVE!

LIFE ITSELF

Drama / Romance

Director: Dan Fogelman

Starring: Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Annette Bening, Mandy Patinkin, Jean Smart, Olivia Cooke, Antonio Benderas, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Laia Costa, Alex Monner, Isabel Durant

Plot: As a young New York Couple goes from college romance to marriage and their birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

Expect: Beauty, heart-ache, laughs… everything you’d expect from, well, life itself.

THE FRONT RUNNER

Biography / Drama

Director: Jason Reitman

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons, Molly Ephraim, Chris Coy, Josh Brener, Tommy Dewey, Alex Karpovsky, Alfred Molina, RJ Brown, Jenna Kanell, Oliver Cooper, Kaitlyn Dever

Plot: American Senator Gary Hart’s presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he’s caught in a scandalous love affair.

Expect: A timely tale of politics and scandal.

STAN & OLLIE

Stan and Ollie

Biography / comedy / Drama

Director: Jon S. Baird

Starring: John C. Reilly, Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson, Nina Arianda, Danny Huston, Rufus Jones, Susy Kane

Plot: Laurel and Hardy, the world’s most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what would become their swan song – a gruelling theatre tour of post-war Britain.

Expect: A tale of comedy and drama from history’s greatest double act.

Read our review of Stan & Ollie

THE UPSIDE

Comedy / Drama

Director: Neil Burger

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman, Julianna Margulies, Golshifteh Farahani, Tate Donovan, Aja Naomi King, Amara Karan, Suzanne Savoy, Genevieve Angelson

Plot: A comedic look at the relationship between a healthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who’s hired to help him.

Expect: Humour, and enough dramatic interludes to get awards buzz.

BEAUTIFUL BOY

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Biography / Drama

Director: Felix van Groeningen

Starring: Steve Carell, Timothee Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Christian Convery, Oakley Bull, Kaitlyn Dever, Amy Ryan, Stefani Scott, Julian Works, Jack Dylan Grazer, Amy Forsyth

Plot: Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs by father and son David and Nic Sheff, the film chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

Expect: Devastating drama.

Read our review of Beautiful Boy

GLASS

Mystery / Drama / Science Fiction

Director: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Sarah Paulson, Spencer Treat Clark, Luke Kirby, Adam David Thompson, Charlayne Woodard

Plot: Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities.

Expect: Unbreakable cult appeal, split opinions.

VICE

Christian Bale in Vice

Biography / Drama / History

Director: Adam McKay

Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Sam Rockwell, Steve Carell, Jesse Plemmons, Shea Whigham, Alison Pill, Lily Rabe, Eddie Marsan, Tyler Perry, Justin Kirk, Bill Camp, LisaGay Hamilton, Fay Masterson

Plot: The story of how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways we still feel today.

Expect: Best Actor nomination.

Read our review of Vice.

THE MULE

The Mule

Crime / Drama / Mystery

Director: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Michael Pena, Taissa Farmiga, Andy Garcia, Alison Eastwood, Laurence Fishburne, Dianne Wiest, Clifton Collins Jr., Katie Gill

Plot: A 90-year-old horticulturist and WWII veteran is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine through Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.

Expect: Grumpy old man.

DESTROYER

Action / Crime / Drama

Director: Karyn Kusama

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany, Sebastian Stan, Scoot McNairy, Bradley Whitford, Toby Huss, James Jordan, Beau Knapp, Jade Pettyjohn, Shamier Anderson

Plot: A police detective reconnects with people from an undercover assignment in her distant past in order to make peace.

Expect: Bad Cop, Badder Cop, Baddest Cop.

FEBRUARY

VELVET BUZZSAW

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Comedy / Crime / Horror

Director: Dan Gilroy

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Magnussen, Toni Collette, John Malkovich, Natalia Dyer, Rene Russo, Tom Sturridge, Peter Gadiot, Zawe Ashton, Daveed Diggs

Plot: Big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce.

Expect: Biting wit, and Jakey in a turtle neck.

GREEN BOOK

Biography / Comedy / Drama

Director: Peter Farrelly

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco, Dimitier D. Marinov, Mike Hatton, P.J. Byrne, Joe Cortese, Don Stark, Quinn Duffy, Von Lewis

Plot: A working-class Italian American bouncer becomes the driver for an African American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

Expect: Awards and a true story of friendship without colour.

Read our review of Green Book

 

CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?

Melissa McCarthy in Can You Ever Forgive Me

Biography / Comedy / Crime

Director: Marielle Heller

Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant. Dolly Wells, Ben Falcone, Gregory Korostishevsky, Jane Curtin, Stephen Spinella, Christian Navarro, Pun Bandhu, Erik LaRay Harvey, Brandon Scott James

Plot: When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, to turns her art form to deception.

Expect: Fewer fart jokes from McCarthy.

HIGH FLYING BIRD

Drama

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Zazie Beetz, Kyle MacLachlan, Zachary Quinto, Bill Duke, Andre Holland, Sonja Sohn, Caleb McLaughlin, Michelle Ang, Melvin Gregg, Jeryl Prescott, Teea Loreal, Sarah Bala

Plot: A sports agent pitches a rookie basketball client on an intriguing and controversial business opportunity during a lockout.

Expect: Friday night fights.

ESCAPE ROOM

Drama / Mystery / Science Fiction

Director: Adam Robitel

Starring: Deborah Ann Woll, Tyler Lavine, Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Nik Dodani, Yorick van Wageningen, Jay Ellis, Jessica Sutton, Kenneth Fok, Jamie Lee-Money, Adam Robitel

Plot: Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control, and must use their wits to survive.

Expect: Worst team building exercise. Ever.



ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL

Action / Adventure / Science Fiction

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Starring: Rosa Salazar, Jennifer Connelly, Michelle Rodriguez, Eiza Gonzalez, Mahershala Ali, Jackie Earle Haley, Christoph Waltz, Lana Condor, Casper Van Dien, Ed Skrein, Jeff Fahey, Elle LaMont

Plot: An action packed story of one woman’s journey to discover the truth of who she is and her fight to change the world.

Expect: Big eyes. Bigger Action.

Read our review of Alita: Battle Angel

 

THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART

The Lego Movie 2 The Second Part

Animation / Action / Adventure

Director: Mike Mitchell, Trisha Gunn

Starring: (voice) Chris Pratt, Margot Robbie, Alison Brie, Elizabeth Banks, Stephanie Beatriz, Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Nick Offerman, Charlie Day, Tiffany Haddish, Will Arnett, Arturo Castro

Plot: It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat – LEGO DUPLO invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

Expect: EVERYTHING IS STILL AWESOME

BOY ERASED

Biography / Drama

Director: Joel Edgerton

Starring: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Joel Edgerton, Madelyn Cline, Victor McCay, David Joseph Craig, Troye Sivan, Devin Michael, Emily Hinkler, Lindsey Moser, Jesse LaTourette, Britton Sear

Plot: The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.

Expect: Debates aplenty.

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK

Crime / Drama / Romance

Director: Barry Jenkins

Starring: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina KIng, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Paris, Michael Beach, Aunjanue Ellis, Ebony Obsidian, Diego Luna, Finn Wittrock, Ed Skrein, Emily Rios, Pedro Pascal, Brian Tyree Henry

Plot: A woman in Harlem desperately scrambles to prove her fiancee is innocent of a crime while carrying their first child.

Expect: Best Picture nominee 2019

HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U

Horror / Mystery / Thriller

Director: Christopher Landon

Starring: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Suraj Sharma, Steve Zissis, Rachel Matthews, Charles Aitken, Sarah Yarkin, Caleb Spillyards, GiGi Erneta, Laura Clifton, Kenneth Israel

Plot: Two years after the events of the first film, Tree Gelbman unexpectedly re-enters the time loop and becomes determined to escape it after finding out her friends are now involved. When she discovers that Lori Spengler, the original killer, has been murdered, Tree must face the new killer in order to uncover their identity and break free of the time loop once and for all.

Expect: Since the first was rad as hell, this should be a fun horror romp.

Read our review of Happy Death Day 2U

 

THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING

Adventure / Family / Fantasy

Director: Joe Cornish

Starring: Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Rebecca Ferguson, Tom Taylor, Patrick Stewart, Rhianna Dorris, Dean Chaumoo, Angus Imrie, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Nick Mohammad, Denise Gough

Plot: A band of kids embark on an epic quest to thwart a medieval menace.

Expect: Quest for Camelot meets Goonies.

COLD PURSUIT

Action / Drama / Thriller

Director: Hans Petter Roland

Starring: Liam Neeson, Emmy Rossum, Laura Dern, Julia Jones, Tom Bateman, William Forsythe, Raoul Max Trujillo, Benjamin Hillingsworth, Nathaniel Arcand, Aleks Paunovic

Plot: A snowplow driver seeks revenge against the drug dealers that killed his son.

Expect: Kill Mr Plow, that’s his name, that name again is Mr Plow.

THE RHYTHM SECTION

Action / Mystery / Thriller

Director: Reed Morano

Starring: Blake Lively, Jude Law, Sterling K. Brown, Max Casella, Richard Brake, Daniel Mays, Raza Jaffrey, Geoff Bell, Nasser Memarzia, Jack McEvoy, Ivana Basic, Amira Ghazalla, Tawfeek Varhom, Jade Anouka

Plot: A woman seeks revenge against those who orchestrated a plane crash that killed her family.

Expect: Blake Deadly.

MARCH

CHAOS WALKING

Adventure / Science Fiction

Director: Doug Liman

Starring: Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Mads Mikkelsen, Cynthia Erivo, Demian Bichir, Ray McKinnon, Nick Jonas, David Oyelowo, Kurt Sutter, Olunike Adliyi, Claudia Besso, Vincent Leclerc

Plot: A dystopian world where there are no women and all living creatures can hear each others thoughts in a stream of images, words and sounds called noise.

Expect: Who could even possibly guess.

CAPTAIN MARVEL

Action / Adventure / Science Fiction

Director: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

Starring: Brie Larson, Gemma Chan, Jude Law, McKenna Grace, Ben Mendelsohn, Lee Pace, Samuel L. Jackson, Djimon Hounsou, Rune Temte, Annette Bening, Robert Kazinsky, Clark Gregg, Colin Ford, Chuku Modu

Plot: Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

Expect: All rise, Captain on deck.

US

Horror / Thriller

Director: Jordan Peele

Starring: Kara Hayward, Anna Diop, Elisabeth Moss, Lupita Nyong’o, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Winston Duke, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon, Tim Heidecker, Nathan Harrington

Plot: Plot is unknown

Expect: Who knows, but Peele is a genius, Get Out was awesome and this is going to be a very intriguing prospect.

THE INFORMER

Crime / Drama

Director: Andrea Di Stefano

Starring: Joel Kinnaman, Ana De Armas, Rosamund Pike, Clive Owen, Common, Sam Spruell, Ruth Bradley, Martin McCann, Jenna Willis, Nasir Jama, Eugene Lipinski

Plot: An ex-convict working undercover internationally gets himself incarcerated again in order to infiltrate the mob at a maximum security prison.

Expect: Badfellas



DUMBO

Family / Fantasy

Director: Tim Burton

Starring: Alan Arkin, Eva Green, Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Michael Keaton, Lucy DeVito, Sandy Martin, Joseph Gatt, Nico Parker, Jo Osmand, Michael Buffer, Roshan Seth

Plot: A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover a dark secret beneath it’s shiny veneer.

Expect: Pink Elephants on parade (what an unusual view).

TRIPLE FRONTIER

Action / Crime / Thriller

Director: J.C. Chandor

Starring: Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam, Pedro Pascal, Oscar Isaac, Garrett Hedlund, Adria Arjona, Sheila Vand, Christine Horn, Michael Benjamin Hernandez, Reynoldo Gallegos, Pedro Lopez

Plot: Five former Special Forces operatives reunite to plan a heist in a sparsely populated multi-border zone of South America.

Expect: The Dirty half dozen minus one.

APRIL

SHAZAM!

Action / Adventure / Fantasy

Director: David F. Sandberg

Starring: Asher Angel, Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Djimon Hounsou, Michelle Borth, Adam Brody, Ross Butler, Jack Dylan Grazer, Natalia Safran, Grace Fulton, D.J. Cotrona, Cooper Andrews

Plot: When Billy Batson shouts the word – SHAZAM! – this streetwise 14-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult superhero Shazam.

Expect: Big meets Superman.

PET SEMATARY

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The original: Pet Sematary, 1989.

Horror

Director: Kevin Kolsch, Dennis Widmyer

Starring: Jason Clarke, John Lithgow, Amy Seimetz, Jete Laurence, Hugo Lavoie, Obssa Ahmed, Alyssa Brooke Levine, Lucas Lavoie, Maria Herrera, Sonia Maria Chirilla

Plot: Louis Creed, his wife Rachel, and their two children Gage and Ellie move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie “Pet Sematary” located near their home. But an evil curse lives near it and bad things begin to happen that may or may not be connected to that plot of land.

Expect: Sometimes… remakes are better.

HELLBOY

Action / Fantasy / Horror

Director: Neil Marshall

Starring: David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sasha Lane, Thomas Haden Church, Penelope Mitchell, Daniel Dae Kim, Sophie Okonedo, Brian Gleeson, Kristina Klebe, Alistair Petrie, Ashley Ebner

Plot: Hellboy, caught between the worlds of the supernatural and the human, battles an ancient sorceress bent on revenge.

Expect: Give ’em hell, boy.

MID90S

Comedy / Drama

Director: Jonah Hill

Starring: Sunny Suljic, Katherine Waterston, Lucas Hedges, Na-kel Smith, Olan Prenatt, Gio Galicia, Ryder McLaughlin, Fig Camila Abner, Liana Perlich

Plot: Steve, a thirteen-year-old in 1990s-era Los Angeles spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop.

Expect: Coming of age by everyone’s favourite funny guy.

CAPTIVE STATE

Thriller / Science Fiction

Director: Rupert Wyatt

Starring: Madeline Brewer, Vera Farmiga, John Goodman, Machine Gun Kelly, Kevin J. O’Connor, Alan Ruck, James Ransome, Ashton Sanders, D.B. Sweeney, Ben Daniels, Kevin Dunn, KiKi Layne, Ta’Rhonda Jones

Plot: Set in a Chicago neighbourhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, Captive State explores both sides of the conflict – the collaborators and the dissidents.

Expect: Social commentary, and Goodman being a Badman.

AVENGERS: ENDGAME

Action / Adventure / Fantasy

Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Starring: Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Scarlett Johansson, Evangeline Lilly, Robert Downey Jr., Josh Brolin, Chris Hemsworth, Jon Favreau, Chris Evans, Tom Holland, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Pom Klementieff, Bradley Cooper (voice), Michelle Pfeiffer, Sebastian Stan, Jeremy Renner, Tilda Swinton, Katherine Langford, Mark Ruffalo, Chadwick Boseman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Dave Bautista, Frank Grillo, Letitia Wright, Ty Simpkins, Vin Diesel (voice), Hiroyuki Sanada, Don Cheadle, Winston Duke, Emma Fuhrmann, Benedict Wong, Terry Notary

Plot: In the aftermath of Thanos wiping out half of all life in the universe, the remaining Avengers must do what’s necessary to undo his actions.

Expect: BIGGEST. BESTEST. MOST AWESOME. MOVIE. EVER!!!

Read our review of Avengers: Endgame

 

MAY

DETECTIVE PIKACHU

Adventure / Family

Director: Rob Letterman

Starring: Ryan Reynolds (voice), Suki Waterhouse, Justice Smith, Bill Nighy, Kathryn Newton, Rita Ora, Ken Watanabe, Karan Soni, Abbie Murphy

Plot: In a world where people collect Pokemon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu with dreams of becoming a detective.

Expect: Gotta solve ’em all.

Read our review of Detective Pikachu

 

JOHN WICK: CHAPTER THREE

Action / Crime / Thriller

Director: Chad Stahelski

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jason Mantzoukas, Ian McShane, Halle Berry, Laurence Fishburne, Anjelica Huston, Lance Reddick, Asia Kate Dillon, Hiroyuki Sanada, Mark Dacascos, Robin Lord Taylor

Plot: John Wick is on the run and taking on anyone who stands in his way.

Expect: Keanu on a horse, getting headshots. Any questions?

ALADDIN

Adventure / Fantasy / Musical

Director: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Will Smith, Billy Magnussen, Nasim Pedrad, Mwarwan Kenzari, Numan Acar, David Neganban, Joey Ansah, Ben Collaco

Plot: A live-action retelling of the 1992 Disney film.

Expect: PRINCE ALI, FABULOUS HE!

ROCKETMAN

Biography / Drama / Fantasy

Director: Dexter Fletcher

Starring: Taron Egerton, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jamie Bell, Steven Mackintosh, Gemma Jones, Tom Bennet, Kit Connor, Kamil Lemieszewski

Plot: The story of Elton John’s life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

Expect: Saturday. Saturday. Saturday. Saturday. Saturday.

GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS

Action / Adventure / Fantasy

Director: Michael Dougherty

Starring: Millie Bobby Brown, Vera Farmiga, Sally Hawkins, Kyle Chandler, Aisha Hinds, Bradley Whitford, Charles Dance, Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, O’Shea Jackson, Jr., Anthont Ramos, Thomas Middleditch, Elizabeth Ludlow

Plot: The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters including the mighty Godzilla who collides with Mothra, Rodan and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.

Expect: Titans clashing, puny humans running.



BRIGHTBURN

Horror

Director: David Yarovesky

Starring: Elizabeth Banks, Meredith Hagner, Matt Jones, David Denman, Jennifer Holland, Gregory Alan Williams, Steve Agee, Becky Wahlstrom, Jackson A. Dunn, Elizabeth Becka,

Plot: What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?

Expect: Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It’s something much scarier.

JUNE

FLARSKY

Comedy

Director: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, Andy Serkis, June Diane Raphael, Randall Park, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Gabrielle Graham, Ravi Patel, James Saito

Plot: Fred Flarsky, an unemployed journalist battered by his own misfortune, endeavours to pursue his childhood crush and babysitter who now happens to be the most powerful and unattainable woman on the planet.

Expect: Big, big laughs.

 

DARK PHOENIX

Action / Adventure / Science Fiction

Director: Simon Kinberg

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain, Sophie Turner, Evan Peters, Tye Sheridan, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Nicholas Hoult, Alexandra Shipp, Daniel Kudmore, Ato Essandoh

Plot: Jean Grey begins to develop powers that corrupt and turn her into a Dark Phoenix. Now the X-Men, will have to decide if the life of a team member is worth more than all the people living in the world.

Expect: Big stakes, but a possible bomb.

Read our review of Dark Phoenix

 

MEN IN BLACK INTERNATIONAL

Science Fiction / Action / Comedy

Director: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Rebecca Ferguson, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Rafe Spall, Kumail Nanjiani

Plot: Unknown

Expect: Black suit, black shades, black tie with the black attitude.

Read our review of Men in Black International

 

SON OF SHAFT

Action / Crime / Thriller

Director: Tim Story

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher, Richard Roundtree, Alexandra Shipp, Regina Hall, Avan Jogia, Luna Lauren Velez, Method Man, Matt Lauria, Isaach De Bankole

Plot: John “JJ” Shaft III, a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, enlists his father’s help to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death.

Expect: A complicated man, who no one understands except for his woman.

GRUDGE

Horror

Director: Nicolas Pesce

Starring: Andrea Riseborough, John Cho, Betty Gilpin, Lin Shaye, Demian Bichir, Williams Sadler, Jacki Weaver, Nancy Sorel, Frankie Faison, Tara Westwood, Joel Marsh Garland, Stephanie Sy, Zoe Fish

Plot: A house is cursed by a vengeful ghost that dooms those who enter it with a violent death.

Expect: Things to go very bump in the night.

TOY STORY 4

Animation / Adventure / Comedy

Director: Josh Cooley

Starring: (voice) Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Patricia Arquette, Keanu Reeves, Michael Keaton, Annie Potts, Bonnie Hunt, Laurie Metcalf, Jordan Peele, Kristen Schaal, Keegan-Michael Key, Lori Alan, Jodi Benson, Jeff Garlin, Tony Hale, Estelle Harris, Blake Clark, Bud Luckey, Jeff Pidgeon

Plot: When a new toy called Forky joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.

Expect: A disappointment, frankly. There are no good part fours, and three was a long awaited masterpiece. No.

FORD V. FERRARI

Action / Biography / Drama

Director: James Mangold

Starring: Christian Bale, Catriona Balfe, Matt Damon, Jon Bernthal, Noah Jupe, Tracy Letts, Josh Lucas, JJ Field, Ray McKinnon, Marisa Petroro, Adam Mayfield, Rudolf Martin

Plot: The true story of the battle between Ford and Ferrari to win Les Mans in 1966.

Expect: Car Car Land

 

JULY

SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME

Action / Adventure / Comedy

Director: Jon Watts

Starring: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jon Favreau, Jake Gyllenhaal, Cobie Smulders, Marisa Tomei, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Keaton, Martin Starr, Tony Revolori, Numan Acar, Jacob Batalon

Plot: