Monday, June 1, 2015

Upcoming Movie Roundup - June

May was a pretty slow month and I never got out to the movies, though I probably would have if Far From the Madding Crowd had been playing in my theater. June has a couple more that I'll probably be watching once they release on DVD, and also one very super-awesome-sauce must-see!

What June releases have your attention right now?

Testament of Youth
Jun 5th(limited); PG-13
Another period drama for this summer! This one is set in WWI and seems almost unbearably full of drama. But it's getting good reviews already and has an enticing cast. The leading lady, Alicia Vikander I have never seen before, but the rest of the cast is almost nothing but familiar names, such as Kit Harington, Emily Watson, Hayley Atwell, Dominic West, Anna Chancellor, Colin Morgan, Taron Egerton, and Jonathan Bailey. Those names alone are enough for me to want to watch it, whether it turns out to be melodramatic and depressing or not.




Love & Mercy
Jun 5th(limited); PG-13
The fact that this one centers around the life of Beach Boy Brian Wilson weighs almost nothing with me. It's the cast of John Cusack and Paul Dano -- playing the older and younger version of him respectively that has all my attention. Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti don't hurt things either.




Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Jun 12th; PG-13
I figured that after The Fault in Our Stars I would be done with movies about cancer, but if it's a good movie, I can't help but be interested, even if one of the characters is practically guaranteed to die. This one has no one I recognize in it besides Nick Offerman in a supporting part, but the trailer is great, and the movie is getting some head-turning reviews.




Jurassic World
Jun 12th; PG-13
This is my June must-see. And... well, there's not too much else to say. Chris Pratt and dinosaurs -- how can that possibly go wrong? It seriously cannot. It may not be a GREAT movie, but it will undoubtedly be an AWESOME movie. And that's all I need. Can't wait!




Inside Out
Jun 19th; PG
It's the new Disney Pixar movie, so the chances of it being less than great are at like, 0.00001%. It's cast with plenty of familiar names, but none that are particularly exciting to me. Amy Poehler leading promises lots and lots of excited funniness, and the premise is super creative. I haven't got hit with excitement for this one yet, but I'd be surprised if it doesn't happen eventually. As I said, it's the newest Pixar movie!




6 comments:

  1. That period drama sounds interesting. Plus, as you say, anytime there is THAT good of a cast list, the movie is bound to be interesting if only for that lone reason. :)

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    1. Absolutely. And now that it's got reviews in and they're good ones, I'm thinking I am gonna have to see it at some point. :)

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  2. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl actually looks pretty intriguing. I didn't like The Fault in Our Stars at all it wasn't the least bit relateable, so maybe this movie will be.

    I'M SO PUMPED FOR JURASSIC WORLD. 8-D

    ~Jamie

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    1. It does. I mean, I liked TFIOS for several reasons, but this one looks like it does a lot of things differently and more honestly, that would make it better in a lot of ways.

      ME TOO! I hope it's as good as I expect it to be! :D :D

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  3. I've literally been looking forward to Testament of Youth for years, purely because Colin Morgan's in it and I miss Merlin. :) I didn't realize Hayley Atwell's in it too, yay!

    JURASSIC WORLD. STARLORD. YES.

    xx

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    1. Wow, that's impressive, I just found it. But man, I miss Merlin too. Hopefully Colin will have a good part in it! Yeah, I didn't see her in the trailers, but she's in the cast list. :D

      Oh my goodness, so much yes. There's no way this will be anything less than awesome, right?

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