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Action, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction / 129 / English / July 2
After Thanos’s snap, everything is slightly in disarray. Peter Parker mourns the death of his mentor and feels pressured to fill the void.
Avoiding Nick Fury’s calls, he escapes to Europe on a school trip with his classmates and his new love interest, MJ. While abroad, he faces new celestial dangers - the Elementals, which are four extra-dimensional humanoids with unparalleled power over natural forces.
Parker is eventually recruited by Nick Fury to battle these new villains, and on the way he meets Quentin Beck, also known as Mysterio, who becomes Spider-Man’s new accomplice, but has a mysterious background.
Quentin Beck is played by Jake Gyllenhaal, while Samuel L. Jackson plays Nick Fury and Cobie Smulders stars as Maria Hill. This is Jackson and Smulders’s first appearance in the Spider-Man series, and Gyllenhaal’s debut role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The Beast (15)
Crime, Thriller / 130/ Korean / June 26
After a murder case that shocks the entire country takes place, an elite police detective named Han-soo and his junior Jong-chan are determined to catch the culprit and put them behind bars, no matter the cost.
Meanwhile, the detectives strike a deal with a drug dealer named Chun-bae to cover up her murder in exchange for her revealing crucial evidence about the killer. But when Han-su’s rival Min-tae finds out, the case is swept into chaos.
Who is the real beast?
The film features an array of veteran actors: Lee Sung-min plays Han-soo, Yoo Jae-myung stars as Min-tae, Chun Hae-jin plays Chun-bae, and Choi Daniel plays Jong-chan.
Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Family / 102/ Japanese / June 26
The lovely young witch Kiki is back on the big screen to steal the audiences’ hearts.
Following the tradition of the witches, thirteen-year-old Kiki leaves her home for a year to train as a witch. She travels on her flying broomstick with her beloved cat Jiji, to the port city of Koriko. In exchange for a place to stay, Kiki is hired by a kind bakery owner Osono, to deliver baked goods on her broomstick.
The animated film follows Kiki’s journey and hardships as a witch-in-training, and will bring smiles to those watching.
John Wick: Chapter 3-Parabellum (18)
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…
Book Club (15)
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.
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.