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Yes, summer is practically here, rejoice. You know the tips and tricks. Here’s our preview of the summer movie, enjoy.
“All My Little Sorrows”
A film adaptation of the award-winning novel by Miriam Toews“All my little ones sorrows” follows two sisters who couldn’t be more different from each other. While Elfrieda, played by Sarah Gadon, is a successful and famous concert pianist, Yolanda (Alison Pill) is a bit of a fail. But when one sister continually tries to kill herself, the other makes it her goal to save her, against her will (read our review).
Release date: May 3, 2022, via Moose images.
Winner of the Golden Lion at the 2021 Venice Film Festivalaka First Prize, Writer/Director Audrey Diwan‘s”Eventhas never been more timely and relevant given some of the Supreme Court’s seemingly medieval decisions regarding Roe V. Wade. The drama follows a promising young student (Anamaria Vartolomei) in 1960s France, but when she becomes pregnant, she contemplates the possibility of a very different life. As her final exams approach, she must face the choice of abortion and all the shame and pain she may endure (read our review).
Release date: May 6, 2022, via IFC Films.
“Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”
How weird can things get in the Marvel Universe? We are about to find out. Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness hits theaters on May 6, with Benedict Cumberbatch returning as Dr. Strange. MCU fans will remember Strange’s spellbinding drama in “Spider-Man: No Coming Homeand in the “Multiverse of Madness” we find him dealing with the consequences of his actions alongside Elizabeth Olson (Wanda Maximoff) and Benoit Wong (Wong). Read our review.
Release date: May 6, 2022, via marvel studios and disney.
“Operation Ground Meat”
Operation Mincemeat was a successful World War II British deception operation where two British intelligence officers hatched a wacky plan to trick the Nazis. The plan? Dressing a corpse as a member of the Royal Marines and planting false documents on the body in hopes the papers end up in Hitler’s hands. Based on a true story, “Operation Mincemeat” features Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen, Ruby Bentalland Rufus Wright.
Release date: May 6, 2022, in theaters, May 11, 2022 streaming via netflix.
“This I know is true”
Capturing the love and creative connection between musicians is sometimes difficult, but that’s what the director Andre Dominique and director of photography Robbie Ryan aim to capture when working with Nick Cave and Warren Ellis. Filmed in the spring of 2021, “This Much I Know To Be True” explores the couple’s creative relationship and documents their process of making their albums ahead of their UK tour (read our review).
Release date: May 11, 2022, via Liberation of Trafalgar.
“The History of Montana”
Since Scott Mc Gehee and David Siegel“Montana Story” follows Cal Thorne (owen Tag), a young man brought back to his family ranch to care for his father, Wade. Wade has buried his family in crippling debt and Cal isn’t ready to take over. His sister Erin (Haley Lu Richardson) disagrees with the decisions Cal wants to make. “Montana Story” premiered in Toronto International Film Festival to much acclaim as an intimate little tale to watch. (read our review)
Release date: May 13, 2022, via Bleecker Street Media.
Bella Cherry is strong, confident and determined. She arrives in Los Angeles with the dream of becoming an adult movie star and she is on a mission to become the best at all costs. Writer-director Ninja Thyberg explores the porn industry and examines what is expected and allowed from professionals. “Pleasure”, Thyberg’s feature debut, features Sofia Kappel, Evelyn Claire, Chirs Cockand Dana DeArmond (read our review).
Release date: May 13, 2022, via NEON.
“On the Count of Three”
The trailer for “On the Count of Three” describes the film as a “true dark comedy marvel.” The film centers on Val and Kevin, two depressed best friends who make a pact to end each other’s lives at the end of the day. Directed and starring Jerrod Carmichaelthe film also stars Christopher Abbott, Tiffany Haddishand Henry Winkler (read our review).
Release date: May 13, 2022, via Annapurna Pictures.
Adapted from Stephen King novel of the same name, “Firestarter” is the story of a couple desperately trying to protect their daughter from a federal agency that wants to turn her and her pyrokinetic gift into a weapon of mass destruction. Zac Efron plays the father of gifted Charlie (Ryan Kiera Armstrong), and the cast also includes Gloria Rueben, Tina Jung, Michael Greyeyesand Vas Saranga.
Release date: May 13, 2022, via Universal images and Peacock.
Writer-director Alex Garland (“Ex-Machina,” “Annihilation”) is back with a new horror film starring Jessie Buckley. The synopsis states “in the aftermath of a personal tragedy, Harper retires alone to the beautiful English countryside, hoping for a place to heal”. But nothing good happens in the woods, especially when you’re alone. Alongside Buckley, the cast has only three other names, Rory Kinnear, Gayle Rankinand Paapa Essiedu.
Release date: May 20, 2022, via A24.