Saturday 22 October 2016

8 movies you can't miss this summer

Amy Mulvaney

Published 26/05/2016 | 09:56

Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad
Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad
The secret life of pets
Ghostbusters (2016)
The Nice Guys
Finding Dory
Legend of Tarzan
Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn in new Suicide Squad trailer
Screen stars: Sam Claflin as Will and Emilia Clarke as Lou in Me Before You.

Because Irish summers involve lots of time at the cinema.

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1. Alice Through the Looking Glass


The highly anticipated sequel to Alice in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass sees Alice return to Wonderland and travel back in time. With a stellar line-up including  Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Anne Hathaway, it’s one that both you and the kids can enjoy. Release: 27 May

2. The Nice Guys


The Nice Guys premiered at Cannes Film Festival last week, and is already set to be one of the top movies of the summer. Russel Crowe and Ryan Gosling star in this 1970’s comedy thriller, which sees the pair investigate the murder of a famous porn star. It’s not one for the kids, then. Release: 03 June

3. Me Before You


This is going to be a tear-jerker. If you haven’t read the book by Jojo Moyes already, get your hands on it before the film comes out. It follows the tale of small-town girl Louisa Clarke who gets more than she expected when she’s hired to take care of a paralyzed man. Star Sam Clafin is going to be the heart-throb of the summer. Release: 03 June

4. The Secret Life of Pets


Another one to suit everyone in the family, The Secret Life of Pets shows us what we all want to know – what our pets get up to when we’re not at home. Light-hearted with a few twists, it’ll be a good one to see on an inevitable rainy summer’s day. Release: 24 June

5. The Legend of Tarzan


This isn’t like the Tarzan we watched in 1999. The live-action remake features stud Alexander Skarsgard and the gorgeous Margot Robbie in an action adventure movie. Tarzan leaves his new home in London city to return to the jungle as a representative of parliament. Release: 08 July

6. Ghostbusters


Who you gonna call? 30 years after its original release, Ghostbusters returns to cinemas this summer. Chris Hemsworth, Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig are set to star in the sci-fi comedy. Release: 15 July

7. Finding Dory


Dory stole our hearts as the forgetful blue fish in Finding Nemo in 2003, and now she’s back with her own sequel. Ellen DeGeneres voices Dory, as she travels the seas to find her family. Joined by Nemo, Marlin and a few new characters, this Pixar animation will definitely be worth the wait. Release: 29 July

8. Suicide Squad

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It’s the most eagerly awaited thriller of the year. Suicide Squad, starring Margot Robbie, Cara Delevingne, Ben Affleck and Scott Eastwood, sees a secret government agency hire imprisoned supervillains, including Batman, Harley Quinn and the Joker, to carry out perilous tasks in return for lenience in their prison sentences. Release: 05 August

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