The Reel Corner - May 2015

Summer Movies 2015: One of these movies will be Summer’s Biggest Blockbuster

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Between May and August, movie studios typically release their biggest and most
crowd-pleasing films. So, you’ll want to have a tub of popcorn within reach at all times!

May 1: The Avengers: Age of Ultron  Iron Man is the head of the pack this time, as he tries to initiate a peacekeeping program after SHIELD has been destroyed. However, it backfires, and it’s up to the Avengers to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Chris Hemsworth.

May 8: Hot Pursuit  An uptight cop, played by Reese Witherspoon, tries to protect the sexy widow of a drug lord played by Sofia Vergara as they run through Texas, chased by gunmen.

May 15: Mad Max: Fury Road  Max, played by Tom Hardy, decides to wander alone, but he gets caught up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland, escaping from a tyrannical Citadel. Also starring Charlize Theron.

May 15: Pitch Perfect 2  The sequel follows Beca (Anna Kendrick) and her a cappella group through their senior year at Barden University.

May 22: Tomorrowland  A mixed group of people set out to find and unravel what happened to Tomorrowland in order to save the world. With George Clooney, Hugh Laurie and Tim McGraw.

May 22: The Vatican Tapes  A girl accidentally cuts her finger and her infection causes erratic behavior that lead specialists to believe she is possessed. The Vatican is then called to exorcise the demon. With Michael Pena and Djimon Hounson.

May 29: Aloha  A military contractor returns to the site where he established his biggest successes and rekindles an old love while falling for an Air Force watchdog. With Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Rachel McAdams.

June 5: Spy  Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is a CIA analyst, and when her partner (Jude Law) goes missing in action and another agent takes his place, she offers to go undercover.

June 5: Entourage  Movie star Vincent Chase and his entourage are back. With agent/studio head Ari Gold in tow, they conquer the realm of Hollywood once again. With Jeremy Priven, Liam Neeson, Mark Wahlberg and Jessica Alba.

June 12: Jurassic World  Taking place 22 years after the events depicted in Jurassic Park, a new adventure park has been opened at Isla Nublar as envisioned by John Hammond. Owen, played by Chris Pratt, conducts research on velociraptors as a new attraction backfires.

June 12: Dope  This coming of age movie features a high school nerd who tries to get into Harvard while facing obstacles in her gang-infested neighborhood. Starring Zoe Kravitz, Keith Stanfield and Forest Whitaker.

June 19: Inside Out  The film is set in the head of a young girl named Riley, who lets the five emotions—Joy, Anger, Disgust, Fear and Sadness—guide her through life. With Amy Poehler, Bill Hader.

July 1: Magic Mike XXL  Three years after Mike quit his stripper life, the remaining Kings of Tampa want to end their careers. However, they want to go out in a good way: with one last big performance. With Channing Tatum, Amber Heard, Jadia Pinkett Smith and Elizabeth Banks.

July 10: Minions  The minions travel through time, serving such prominent historical figures as T. Rex and Napoleon. But, as they kill off every single one of their leaders, Kevin, Stuart and Bob set out into the world to find a new evil boss.

July 17: Ant-Man  Conman Scott Lang, played by Paul Rudd, has the ability to shrink in scale but get stronger. In the film, he needs to help his mentor protect the secret behind the Ant-Man suit and save the world.

July 24: Paper Towns  Quentin is enlisted by Margo, the most popular girl in school, to help her in seeking revenge against her ex-boyfriend. Quentin has been in love with Margo for a very long time and therefore makes the most out of the situation.

July 24: Pan  In yet another remake of the classic, the film follows an orphan who travels to Neverland, where he ultimately becomes Peter Pan.

July 24: Pixels  A group of video game characters attack New York City and video game experts are hired by the government to deal with the threat.

July 31: Mission: Impossible 5  A movie about Ethan Hunt and the IMF team. With Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner and Alec Baldwin.

July 31: Self/Less  A wealthy man is dying from cancer and undergoes a surgery where his consciousness is transferred to the body of a healthy young man. But danger awaits as he starts to uncover the mystery of the body’s origin.

August 7:  Fantastic Four  The comic book team gets rebooted in this blockbuster about four scientists who try to save the world with their superhuman abilities.

August 7: Masterminds  A security guard for an armored car company stages a bank heist.

August 7: Ricki and the Flash  A music star tries to patch things up with her family. With Meryl Streep.

August 14: The Man From U.N.C.L.E.  Based on the classic TV spy series, the film centers on a CIA agent who teams up with a KGB operative to thwart a terrorist threat.

August 21: Criminal  A convict is given the abilities and memories of a dead CIA agent.

August 28: Regression  A father can’t remember committing the crime that he is accused of. With Ethan Hawke and Emma Watson.

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