If you want to escape from the scorching hot summer weather, just drop by your local cinema, get a nachos with salsa and a refreshing soft drink to cool you down, and kick back while watching one of the upcoming month’s new premieres!
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (28 June)
In the drug war, there are no rules–and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver calls on the mysterious Alejandro, whose family was murdered by a cartel kingpin, to escalate the war in nefarious ways. Alejandro kidnaps the kingpin’s daughter to inflame the conflict–but when the girl is seen as collateral damage, her fate will come between the two men as they question everything they are fighting for.
Dir.: Stefano Sollima Stars: Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Matthew Modine
Adrift (5 July)
Adrift is based on the inspiring true story of two free spirits whose chance encounter leads them first to love, and then to the adventure of a lifetime. As the two avid sailors set out on a journey across the ocean, Tami and Richard couldn’t anticipate they would be sailing directly into one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. In the aftermath of the storm, Tami awakens to find Richard badly injured and their boat in ruins. With no hope for rescue, she must find the strength and determination to save herself and the only man she has ever loved.
Dir.: Baltasar Kormákur Stars: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin, Jeffrey Thomas
Skyscraper (12 July)
FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in Hong Kong he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he’s been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who are trapped inside the building, above the fire line.
Dir.: Rawson Marshall Thurbel Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Kevin Rankin
Incredibles 2 (5 July)
Everyone’s favourite family of superheroes is back in business – but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life. It’s a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack’s emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again. Which is easier said than done, even when they’re all “Incredible”.
Dir.: Brad Bird Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter
Ant-Man and the Wasp (26 July)
In the aftermath of “Captain America: Civil War,” Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father. As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside The Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from their past.
Dir.: Peyton Reed Stars: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michelle Pfeiffer