What’s in Cinemas in July

Terminator Genisys kicks off July on the 2nd  as Arnold Scwacharnegger returns to robotic action after 12 years as the aged T-800 model. Joining Arnie in the mechanical mayhem is Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) as Sarah Connor, Jason Clarke as John Connor and Matt Smith (Dr Who) in a mystery role.

On the same day comes Amy, a documentary on the late soul singer Amy Winehouse. Helmed by Asif Kapadia, director of 2010’s critically acclaimed Senna, Amy delves into the life and career of the troubled yet talented star.

Good news, ladies! On the 3rd  July, Magic Mike XXL strips its way on to screens. Channing Tatum reprises the lead role role in this sequel to 2012’s male stripper smash hit. Don’t expect me to review it though!

Ted 2 arrives on  Wednesday 8th as Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane is back as the cussing cuddly CGI bear. Once again joined by his best friend, played by Mark Walberg, this comedy sequel also stars Amanda Seyfried and Morgan Freeman.

Two days later sees the release of Dear White People, a satirical comedy which was liked by critics in the States last year. Don’t be confused though, this film is about black teenagers in a prestigious American university, and not an angry letter to Caucasian folk!

Marvel’s newest hero Ant Man shrinks on to the big screen for his first cinematic adventure on 17 July. This superhero flick features an impressive cast featuring Paul Rudd in the titular role, along with Academy Award winner Michael Douglas and Evangeline Lilly.

This release date is shared by Self/Less, a futuristic sci fi thriller with an intriguing body-swapping plot starring Ryan Reynolds and Sir Ben Kinglsey.   Sir Ben plays a rich dying old man who inserts his consciousness into Reynolds’ body – but then, as always, all isn’t what it seems. DUN DUN DUNNNNN!!! 

After receiving rave reviews from the States, Inside Out comes to UK screens in the 24 July. Pixar’s latest offering has been regarded by some as one of the studio’s best ever films, which, if that is indeed the case, makes Inside Out a must see!!!  

On the same day, Southpaw punches its way into cinemas as Jake Gyhellenahl steps into the ring in this boxing drama. Directed by Anotine Fuqua (Training Day) and also starring Rachel McAdams and Forest Whitaker. 

Blockbuster season wouldn’t be the same without Tom Cruise who rounds of July in Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation.  Mr Cruise, along with Simon Pegg and Jeremy Renner, can be seen spying around in the fifth instalment of the revamped franchise on the 30.

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