In Theatres This Week: June 1st

Coming out in theatres this week around Australia

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman
Image via Warner Brothers

Synopsis: Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

Staring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Connie Nielsen, David Thewlis, Lucy Davis, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Danny Huston

Director: Patty Jenkins

Running Time: 141 mins

Rating: M Mature Themes and Action Violence

 

Baywatch

Baywatch
Image via Paramount

Synopsis: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.

Staring: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Priyanka Chopra, John Bass, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Ilfenesh Hadera, Hannibal Buress,

Director: Seth Gordon

Running Time: 116 mins

Rating: MA 15+ Strong comedic nudity and coarse language

 

20th Century Women

20th Century WOmen
Image via A24

Synopsis: The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979.

Staring: Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, Alia Shawkat, Lucas Jade Zumann

Director: Mike Mills

Running Time: 119 mins

Rating: M Sexual references, coarse language, drug use and nudity

 

Pick of the Week:

I had the privilege of seeing Baywatch at an advance screening over the weekend so my review will be up on Wednesday. 20th Century Women had a lot of Oscar buzz around it so if that is something that appeals to you maybe you should check it out. This week is the release of Wonder Woman, the first female lead superhero movie. Adding to the pressure for this movie is the divisive nature of the DCEUs previous films. I was skeptical at first that this movie would fall into the traps that made me not enjoy the previous movies but that all changed with the marketing campaign. Check out my Wonder Woman Trailer Review to read more about it. To quote my buddy; I have topped up my Myki (train pass), I’ve waited at the station and now I am ready to hop on the Hype Train for Wonder Woman.

My Pick of the Week is Wonder Woman.

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