July Movie Releases
JULY 7 THE LEGEND OF TARZAN (3D)
It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian, Captain Leon Rom. But those behind the murderous plot have no idea what they are about to unleash. Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Samuel L. Jackson, Margot Robbie, Djimon Hounsou Director: David Yates
Director & writer: Ivan Sen (Mystery Road, Toomelah) Cast: Aaron Pedersen, Alex Russell, Jacki Weaver, David Gulpilil, David Wenham Country of Origin: Australia Indigenous Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen) arrives in the frontier town of Goldstone on a missing persons enquiry. What seems like a simple “light duties” investigation opens into a web of crime and corruption. Jay must pull his life together and bury his personal differences with young local cop Josh (Alex Russell), so together they can bring justice to Goldstone.
7 MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES
Directed by: Jake Szymanski Cast: Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick, Adam Devine, Aubrey Plaza, Stephen Root Hard-partying brothers Mike and Dave place an online ad to find the perfect dates (Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza) for their sister's Hawaiian wedding. Hoping for a wild getaway, the boys instead find themselves outsmarted and out-partied by the uncontrollable duo.
7 SEPTEMBERS OF SHIRAZ
Prior to the Iranian revolution it was a place where people of all religions were allowed to flourish. This is the story of a prosperous Jewish family who abandon everything before they are consumed by the passions of revolutionaries. Stars: Adrien Brody, Salama Hayek Director: Wayne Blair
14 SING STREET
A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band and moving to London. Stars: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Aidan Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy Director: John Carney
14 THE PURGE 3
21 LIGHTS OUT
A woman is haunted by a creature that only appears when the lights go out. A feature adaptation of the 2013 short film, "Lights Out" by David Sandberg. Stars: Teresa Palmer, Emily Alyn Lind, Billy Burke Director: David F. Sandberg
21 LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP
Director: Whit Stillman (Metropolitan) Writer: Whit Stillman // Based on Jane Austen's novella Lady Susan Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel, Stephen Fry OFFICIAL SELECTION: Sundance Film Festival 2016 An exquisite comedy of matchmaking and heart-break, Whit Stillman is in topform directing his own adaptation of Jane Austen’s early novella concerning the sensational Lady Susan Vernon. Set in the 1790s, Love & Friendship follows the deliciously scheming and manipulative Lady Susan Vernon (Kate Beckinsale). Aided and abetted by her loyal friend Alicia Johnson (Chloe Sevigny), Lady Susan is on a mission to find a husband for herself and her long-suffering daughter Frederica. But two young men, the handsome Reginald DeCourcy (Xavier Samuel) and wealthy Sir James Martin (Tom Bennett), severely complicate their plans.
24 BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE
As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness. Stars: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Ray Wise Director: Sam Liu
28 BARBERSHOP: THE NEXT CUT
As their surrounding community has taken a turn for the worse, the crew at Calvin's Barbershop come together to bring some much needed change to their neighbourhood. Stars: Ice Cube, Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson Director: Malcolm D. Lee
28 RATCHET & CLANK
Ratchet and Clank tells the story of two unlikely heroes as they struggle to stop a vile alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in the Solana Galaxy. When the two stumble upon a dangerous weapon capable of destroying entire planets, they must join forces with a team of colourful heroes called The Galactic Rangers in order to save the galaxy. Along the way they'll learn about heroism, friendship, and the importance of discovering one's own identity. Stars: James Arnold Taylor, David Kaye, Jim Ward Director: Kevin Munroe, Jericca Cleland