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Action, Crime, Thriller / 131 / English / June 26
Former hitman John Wick is back, and he’s ready to kill any assassin in his path who attempts to kill him.
In this chapter, less than an hour has passed since Wick became a marked man after killing a member of the international assassin’s guild, the High Table. There is now a $14 million bounty on his head, a sum that would make any assassin more than determined to kill him.
There is only one way left to waive the bounty, and that is if Wick can contact “The Elder,” the highest-ranking member of the High Table who has the power to do so. But in order to find The Elder, Wick must pass through all the criminals in New York City and walk through the desert until he reaches the end.
Annabelle Comes Home (15)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller/ 106 / English / June 26
The Warrens, with a priest’s holy blessing, are told that they can keep Annabelle locked in a room where they store all the cursed objects to prevent her from bringing further destruction and chaos to the human world.
While the couple is away to study another supernatural phenomenon, Judy and her two babysitters are tempted to go inside the room where they were warned not to enter. When they go inside, Annabelle breaks free and wakes all the other evil spirits within the room and all of their worst nightmares come true as Annabelle works to try to abduct their souls.
The film is the seventh installment in the Conjuring Universe franchise and the third part in the popular Annabelle series, which includes “Annabelle” (2014) and “Annabelle: Creation” (2017).
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Fantasy / 128 / English / June 20
Woody and the rest of the toy gang have adjusted to living with their new owner Bonnie, although it’s bittersweet for Woody as he is not Bonnie’s favorite toy. However, Woody still cares for Bonnie and does his best to take care of Bonnie’s new favorite toy that she made out of a spork, which she calls Forky.
Forky, however, has no intention of staying with Bonnie because he still thinks that he belongs in a trash can. On a road trip, Woody is busy trying to keep Forky from throwing himself out.
At one pit stop, Woody runs into a blast from the past, a toy he’d never expected to ever see again in his life…
Comedy / 103 / English / June 20
Four friends - Vivian, Diane, Carol and Sharon - are part of a monthly book club that has met for 30 years. During their meetings, they discuss various aspects of literature.
The next book that sparks their interest, however, is none other than the famous “Fifty Shades of Grey.” While some deem the contents as “inappropriate” for their club, all of them are eventually persuaded to read the book.
As the four friends read through the book, they began flirting around in their real lives as well.
Vivian, a successful hotel owner, runs into Arthur, whose marriage proposal she’d turned down 40 years prior. Diane, recently widowed, meets Mitchell on her way to see her daughters in Arizona. Sharon, a federal judge who’s been divorced for 15 years, decides that it’s time to start dating again and opens an online dating account. Carol is happily married to Bruce, but they’ve recently grown distant and she is ready to try almost anything to entice him again.
The women go on to read the next books in the series, “Fifty Shades Darker” and “Fifty Shades Freed,” and try to figure out their own romances based on the books.
The four friends are played by veteran actors Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen.
The House of Tomorrow (15)
Drama / 86 / English / June 20
Sebastian Prendergast is an obedient 17-year-old who works as a guide at a tourist attraction called “The House of Tomorrow,” which he also lives in with his grandmother Josephine. He is fiercely loyal to his grandmother, and it never dawns on him that she may be controlling every aspect of his life, until he meets Jared.
Jared introduces Sebastian to punk rock, and Sebastian immediately grows addicted to music. In fact, he soon strives to become a punk rocker like Jared, and the pair decides to form a band, which Josephine disapproves of. But that doesn’t stop Sebastian from following his passion.
Sebastian is played by Asa Butterfield, who is known to as Otis Milburn from the Netflix drama series “Sex Education” which came out earlier this year. His obsessive grandmother is played by actor Ellen Burstyn.
Long Live the King (15)
Action, Drama / 118 / Korean / June 19
In the South Jeolla city of Mokpo, Jang Sae-chul is a gangster boss who runs everything around him, but when he meets a lawyer named Kang So-hyeon at a construction site, his world is turned upside down. He suddenly decides to give up his position and tries to become a better man just because Kang, a girl he’s fallen head over heels for, wants to be with a good person.
By sheer coincidence, Jang is suddenly hailed as the district hero when he saves a person from falling in a road accident and he soon finds himself running for a seat in the National Assembly.
But there are other rival candidates in the campaign who strongly disapproves of Jang, and will do everything within their power to bring him down.
Drama / 131 / Korean / May 30
Ki-woo is the eldest son in a poor family. His four-member family lives in an underground basement, where they struggle to maintain jobs and make ends meet, until his friend Min-hyuk offers him a part-time job as a tutor to a rich family’s daughter. Although Ki-woo doesn’t go to university, his younger sister Ki-jung forges a document to make it look like he goes to the best university in Korea.
When he enters the rich family’s mansion and gets to know the family members, he forms a plan, and, one by one, gets his entire family working for the rich family. Everything goes smoothly until one stormy night the former housekeeper visits the mansion, pleading to be let in to retrieve a possession she forgot to take with her.
This movie took home the Palme d’Or at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, held last month.
Adventure, Fantasy, Musical, Romance / 128 / English / May 23
The live-action version of Aladdin hit the theaters, with Will Smith replacing the late Robin Williams as Genie.
In the mystical desert lies the Agrabah Kingdom, where young street rat Aladdin lives with his monkey, Abu, barely making a living by stealing. Yet all that changes when he becomes the master of a magic lamp and is granted three wishes by a Genie.
Aladdin is played by Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott stars as Princess Jasmine.