“Suicide Squad” is sure to take audiences by storm as Warner Bros. attempts to make a lasting impression on the comic book-inspired film universe. Following the disappointing critical response to “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” the film is essential to maintain the relevance of DC Comics. For both fans of the genre and those who feel as though the superhero genre has become watered-down in recent years, “Suicide Squad” will appeal in its unique focus on villains. Focused on a secret government agency recruiting imprisoned supervillains to carry out black ops missions, the film places the fate of humanity in the hands of the world’s most feared criminals. Starring Will Smith, Jared Leto and Margot Robbie, the film is full of talent and is sure to offer heart-pounding entertainment.
“Breaking Bad” meth lord Bryan Cranston takes on the role of the undercover Drug Enforcement Administration agent who helped topple Colombian kingpin Pablo Escobar in “The Infiltrator.” Following the incredible success of “Breaking Bad,” Cranston has become one of Hollywood’s hottest commodities. As Robert Mazur, the DEA agent who infiltrated the money laundering underground of some of the world’s largest drug cartels, Cranston embraces his dark side while undercover. Featuring John Leguizamo, Amy Ryan and Elena Anaya in supporting roles, “The Infiltrator” is sure to be one of the summer’s hottest releases.
“The Nice Guys”
“The Nice Guys,” starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling, is directed by action-movie veteran Shane Black, who also co-wrote and directed “Iron Man 3.” Set in the 1970s, this story of investigation and widespread corruption will be meticulously accurate in its depiction of a period setting. A down-and-out private eye (Gosling) teams up with a strongman enforcer (Crowe) to solve the case of a missing girl and the suicide of a porn star. Their investigation uncovers corruption at the highest levels and calls into question all their prior assumptions.
Following a nine-year hiatus, Matt Damon returns to his role as the world’s favorite rogue secret agent. Akin to a James Bond who has broken his allegiance, Jason Bourne returns to theaters following the 2007 release of “The Bourne Ultimatum.” This spy thriller is sure to be action-packed as Bourne resurfaces following his disappearance at the conclusion of “The Bourne Ultimatum.” In a world grappling with unprecedented instability, Bourne may be the only hope to preserve peace, all the while avoiding a plethora of highly trained assassins tasked with ending his life. The film also features Julia Stiles reprising her role as Nicky Parsons.
Thirteen years after “Finding Nemo” filled the imaginations of a generation with the adventures of a plucky clown fish, “Finding Dory” picks up six months later in Pixar’s underwater universe. New advancements in digital animation and the recruitment of the first film’s top-level vocal cast will lead to a worthy sequel to an all-time classic. The scatterbrained and amnesiac Dory takes center stage as she recalls her childhood memories and sets out to find her long-lost family. Featuring numerous characters from the original film and many newcomers, including a beluga whale and an octopus, the journey is sure to be an emotional and nostalgic rollercoaster.
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