July 19, 2017

Summer is a time to sit back, relax and enjoy yourself. And what better way to do that than a trip to the cinemas? With a large bag of popcorn, nachos and sugary sweet drink, you’re sure to have a great time. Here are 6 summer must see blockbusters that we recommend for you this blockbuster season!

Spider-Man: Homecoming – July 7

Peter Parker (Tom Holland) returns once more under the watchful eye of his mentor Tony Stark. Embracing his new identity as Spider-Man he tries to return to his normal life routine while hiding his superhero persona. Soon Peter must put his powers to the test as he is faced with evil that threatens everything he holds dear. Spider-Man is the perfect film to watch with the family.

The Big Sick – July 28

From producers of Bridesmaids, Knocked Up and Trainwreck don’t miss the all new hilarious romantic comedy film from Amazon Studios this summer. When Pakistani comedian Kumail (Kumail Nanjilani) first meets college graduate Emily (Zoe Kazan) after one of his stand-ups, he thinks all they will be is a one-night stand. But things get complicated when feelings begin to blossom and Kumail needs to tell his traditional Muslim parents.

Based on a true story Kumail and his (real) wife Emily V. Gordon share the story of their romance on the big screen with great script writing and fantastic performances.

This comedy is sure to have you crying tears of laughter in your seat. A must-see!

Girls Trip – July 28

Will Packer, the producer of movies such as Ride Along and the Think Like a Man franchise is back with his new movie Girls Trip. This story follows best friends Ryan, Lisa, Dina and Sasha who go on an adventure of a lifetime when they travel to New Orleans for a girl trip. On their journey they rediscover their wild sides and rekindle their friendships through drinking, fighting, dancing and romancing.

This raunchy comedy is perfect for a night out with the gals!

The Dark Tower – August 4

Based on Stephen King’s novel The Dark Tower, this movie continues the story with Roland (Idris Elba) a gunslinger, who is stuck in an eternal battle with Walter (Matthew McConaughey) his nemesis, and must prevent him from destroying the Dark Tower which is the key that holds the universe together. With two worlds at stake, the two men go head-to-head in the ultimate battle of good vs evil.

If Harry Potter and Westworld combined, The Dark Tower would be the result. This movie is perfect for people who enjoy action, drama, fantasy, and a good thriller.

Dunkirk – July 21

In May 1940, Germany ambushed France and Director Christopher Nolan is back to remind you of the significance of the Battle of Dunkirk. Using very minimal dialogue, Dunkirk focuses on visual effects to depict the overwhelming effort the Allied Forces used to evacuate over 330,000 troops trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk by the Germans.  With the support of under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were methodically evacuated from the beaches and brought to safety.

This visually enticing movie will take you on history lesson that you won’t forget!

Atomic Blonde – August 9

Set in 1989, Lorraine, Berlin’s most lethal assassin (Charlize Theron) an undercover M16 agent, is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the death of a fellow agent and recover a list of missing double agents. Lorraine is then sent to retrieve a priceless dossier within the city. Partnered with Chief David Percival (James McAvoy) she must navigate her way through spies and deadly mind games.

Atomic Blonde is the perfect film for thrill seekers who love a good mystery.

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Sania is a copywriter for The Leisure Lounge. Constantly baking, writing stories, eating out, and watching movies.