Is there a Blockbuster in Your Summer Plans?

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Samuel Zwick-Lavinsky, Staff Writer

Without major cinema releases and marketing thereof, many have been left in the dark about what movies hopeful theatergoers (or couch-stayers) can view this summer. But don’t worry– this list will detail all of the biggest movies coming out during vacation, including how to watch them in both cinemas and at home.

“The Tomorrow War”
In this sci-fi action thriller, Dan Forrester (Chris Pratt) is forced to leave his family and fight in a devastating war that takes place in the future, with the help of time travel. The movie will be directed by Chris McKay in his live-action film debut. It releases on July 2 on Amazon Prime.
“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”
The new Jackie Chan-esque Marvel movie shows Shang Chi (Simu Liu), a martial artist trained to be a deadly assassin, being drawn back into his past when he joins the Ten Rings organization. The movie will be released on Disney + and in cinemas on Sept. 3.

“Black Widow”
Marvel stars acclaimed “Midsommar” actor Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova, who is reunited with Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) while she works as a freelance operative in New York. The movie can be found in theaters and on Disney + on July 9th.

“Space Jam– a New Legacy”
The sequel pits Lebron James and the Looney Tunes squad against monsters to save his son. The family comedy movie can be found on HBO Max and in theaters and will be released on July 16.

M. Night Shyamalan is back with a mysterious thriller about a lonely vacation beach that causes a family of visitors to age rapidly, reducing their lives to a single day. The movie releases in theaters on July 23rd.

“Hotel Transylvania 4: Transformania”
The latest release in the beloved family comedy series stars Brian Hull as the voice of Dracula and Selena Gomez as the voice of Mavis. In Transformania, a new ‘transformation ray’ malfunctions, and Dracula and the other monsters become humans while Johnny becomes a monster. They now must scramble across the globe to find a cure. The movie will be released in cinemas and on-demand.

“Enemies of the State”
This indie documentary attempts to untangle the true story behind Matt Dehart, a hacktivist targeted by the U.S. government for having confidential documents alleging government misconduct. It is scheduled to be released in theaters and on-demand on July 30.

“The Big Scary “S” Word”
You guessed it, the word is socialism, and this documentary examines the movement’s history in America. The movie, directed by Yael Bridge, interviews those trying to create a socialist future in the US, including Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. It is in theaters on Sept. 3.