Summer Move Preview: May 2018

May 4

Overboard

A gender-swapped remake of the Goldie Hawn/Kurt Russell screwball comedy reveals the real issue with Overboard is not a man lying to a woman with a traumatic brain injury, it’s ANYONE lying to ANYBODY with a traumatic brain injury.

Tully

Jason Reitman, Diablo Cody, and Charlize Theron reunite for a motherhood fable bound to resonate strongest with parents.
Expanding

May 11

Breaking In

Taken + Panic Room + Gabrielle Union = YES PLEASE

(Really just Gabrielle Union = YES PLEASE)

Life of the Party

I don’t hate this trailer but Melissa McCarthy’s track record with Ben Falcone (her husband) directing her is not good (see also: Tammy and The Boss).

May 18

Book Club

Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, and Mary Steenburgen in one movie? I don’t even care what it’s about, or that the Fifty Shades of Grey hook is like, four years past its sell-by date. At least.

Deadpool 2

May or may not be the last Deadpool movie in this style, depending on what happens with Marvel after the Disney/Fox merger, so enjoy it while it lasts. Also, PETER FOR LIFE.

Show Dogs

I guess we have to ask what the set conditions were like for the doggos.

May 25

How to Talk to Girls at Parties

English Eighties alien punk party musical. Say no more. You had me at “alien punk”.

Limited

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Why isn’t this just a Lando movie?

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