MAY-JUNE MOVIES

Merry May and the Bridal Month are sprinkled with supernatural horror films, action-packed flicks, heart-tugging animal stories, sci-fi blockbusters and animated treats. All good reasons to escape and enter a whole new world of solid entertainment with good airconditioning and superb sound at Greenhills Cinema.

Here’s what ‘s showing at the Greenhills Cinemas 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 in May and June.

The Curse of La Llorona – May 1
This American supernatural horror film based on Mexican folklore follows a mother in 1970s Los Angeles who must save her children from a malevolent ghost who is trying to steal them away. Their only hope to survive La Llorona’s wrath is a disillusioned priest whose strength lies in his mysticism.

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu – May 8
Ryan Reynolds voices Pikachu, the fuzzy Pokémon who teams up with Tim (Justice Smith) to find Tim’s dad, who has gone missing in Ryme City – where humans and Pokemons live harmoniously. This first-ever live action Pokemon movie will delight Pokemon fans of all ages.

The Sun Is Also A Star – May 15
An American teen drama based on the popular YA novel of the same title, this mixed race, teenage love story is about Natasha Kingsley, a young quantum physics student and Daniel Bae, a young Korean exchange student. But Natasha’s family has less than 24 hours before they are scheduled to be deported to Jamaica. Watch how these star-crossed lovers try to keep their relationship win. A tissue-worthy romantic movie, this.

A Dog’s Journey – May 15
This is not A Dog’s Way Home, but it follows the story of Bailey from A Dog’s Way Home who always manages to find his way back to his beloved owner through a multitude of lives. He is now living the good life on a Michigan farm with his “boy” Ethan (Dennis Quaid) and his family and their baby granddaughter, CJ. But CJ’s Mom decides to take her away. As Bailey’s soul prepares to leave this life for a new one, he makes a promise to Ethan to find CJ and protect her at any cost. Another touching tearjerker of an animal movie for certified animal lovers.

John Wick 3 – May 15
First, they killed his dog. Then, he shot back. Now, he’s on the run through New York City with a price on his head. John Wick: Chapter 3-Parabellum lives up to the bullets-filled life of master assassin John Wick, who never met a bad guy he couldn’t lick. There is a $14 million contract out on Wick, and his former colleagues are now gunning for him as he struggles to stay alive through epic action scenes. Halle Berry joins Keanu Reeves for the heavy action.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters – May 30
This Godzilla sequel is a follow-up to Michael Dougherty’s Krampus as the favorite kaiju is forced to protect Earth from three of the most famous monsters on screen : Mothra, Rodan and the three-headed Ghidorah. This monster movie rocks. And rocks, absolutely. Comic book fans will love it.

X-Men: Dark Phoenix – June 5
This is Jean Grey’s story. During a life-threatening rescue mission in space, Jean is hit by a cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants of all. Wrestling with this increasingly unstable power and her own personal demons, Jean spirals out of control, tears the X-Men family apart and threatens to destroy the very fabric of the plant. The website says “it is the most intense and emotional X-Men movie ever made”. The family of mutants now face their most powerful enemy who is one of their own.

Secret Life of Pets 2 – June 5
This American 3D computer animated comedy film looks in on the lives of the beloved pets and some new friends as they embark on new adventures. Max copes with major changes after his owner Katie gets married and now has a child named Liam. On a family trip to the countryside, he meets a farm dog named Rooster and strikes up a friendship. Gidget tries to rescue Max’s favorite toy from a cat-packed apartment, while Snowball trues to free a white tiger named Hu from the circus.

Men In Black: International – June 12
Guess what, Chris Hemsworth is in Men in Black as Agent H, and so is Tessa Thompson as Agent M. The Thor: Ragnarok duo where Hemsworth’s Thor fought alongside Thompson’s Valkyrie is back but in a different universe : a science fiction comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray. Liam Neeson is also in this movie and Emma Thompson reprises her role fro Men In Black: 3.

Toy Story 4 – June 19
Some years after Andy gave his toys to Bonnie, Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the toys are faced with a problem when Bonnie creates a new toy from arts and crafts, named Forky. Forky suffers from an existential crisis about being a toy, and the others try to help him how to be one. As Bonnie and her family go on a road trip, Forky escapes and Woody goes to save him, becoming separated from the group near a small town. As Buzz and the others try to help find Woody, Woody finds Bo Peep among other toys in the town’s antique shop, and she gives him a new outlook on what being a toy is really about.

Annabelle Comes Home – June 27
The Annabelle Doll is alive and well. In this sequel to Annabelle (2014) and Annabelle: Creation, this seventh installment in the Conjuring franchise follows demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren as they try to stop Annabelle from wreaking more havoc. They bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her “safely” behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. But Annabelle manages to awaken the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target – the Warren’s ten-year-old daughter Judy and her babysitters.

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