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Best New Films: June

From feel-good rom-coms to Marvel comic classics, grab the popcorn and satisfy your cinema fix with our edit of June’s must-see movies…

Baby Driver

Baby Driver, the new film from Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz director Edgar Wright, stars Ansel Elgort as a getaway driver who attempts to leave his corrupt, criminal life behind after meeting the girl of his dreams (Lily James). The twist? Elgort’s character suffers from tinnitus and the movie’s action is choreographed to the music he plays to drown out the ringing in his ears.

In cinemas 28th June

 

Wonder Woman

Gal Gadot takes centre stage as the iconic Amazonian princess in Marvel’s latest cinematic instalment – a prequel/origin story of the mythical heroine. Chris Pine co-stars as Steve Trevor, with Connie Nielsen as Hippolyta and Robin Wright as Antiope.

In cinemas

 

Berlin Syndrome

In Cate Shortland's warped thriller, a disturbed teacher holds a young photographer captive in his Berlin apartment after bringing her home for a night of romance.

In cinemas

 

Churchill

Brian Cox plays a drinking, swearing and smoking Winston Churchill in this ticking-clock thriller, which follows the iconic British Prime Minister in the 96 tense hours before D-Day.

In cinemas

 

From The Land of The Moon

Marion Cotillard stars as a passionate, free-spirited woman in a loveless marriage, searching for sex and a soulmate in 1940s Provence. When she falls ill, she’s sent to the Alps, where she falls in love with another man and finally finds what she’s been searching for.

In cinemas

 

Gifted

Chris Evans stars in Marc Webb's comedy-drama about a man fighting to maintain custody of his seven-year-old prodigy niece.

In cinemas 16th June

 

Hampstead

In Diane Keaton’s heart-warming rom-com, an American widow (Emily Walters) finds unexpected love with a man (Donald Horner, played by Brendon Gleeson) living wild on Hampstead Heath. After living peacefully in a shack for seventeen years the man is threatened with eviction, and naturally, Emily comes to the rescue. Dubbed to be 2017’s Notting Hill, this looks set to be the feel-good flick of the summer.

In cinemas 23rd June

 

My Cousin Rachel

Watch Rachel Weisz in this gripping adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s venomous tale of love and mystery.

In cinemas 9th June

 

Okja

In this Netflix Original, a gentle giant and the girl who raised her are caught in the crossfire between animal activism, corporate greed and scientific ethics. Mija will stop at nothing to keep her best friend – a gigantic animal named Okja – safe from harm.

In cinemas 28th June

 

The Book of Henry

In this mysterious American drama, single mother and waitress Susan Carpenter takes care of her two sons, Peter and Henry. 11-year-old Henry, the older of the two, is fiercely protective of his family, and when his mother uncovers a dark secret about their next-door neighbours, he hatches a plan to come to the rescue.

In cinemas 23rd June

 

The Mummy

Tom Cruise stars in this Universal reboot about an ancient princess who is awakened from her crypt buried in the depths of the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy comprehension.

In cinemas now

 

Wilson

In this comedy, Woody Harrelson stars as Wilson – a lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man who reunites with his estranged wife and meets his teenage daughter for the first time.

In cinemas 9th June

 

 

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