Get ready to head to the cinema because there’s some interesting new movies coming your way! August is packed with plenty of action with Hobb & ShawThe KitchenAngel Has Fallen, and The Informant, while Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark and Ready Or Not provide the scares. To balance it out, you’ll find plenty of humour in Good Boys, a need for tissues in The Art of Racing In The Rain, and fun in Otherhood. There’s also a live-action Dora The Explorer movie and the adaptation of Maria Semple’s novel Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

Based on collections of short horror stories for children written by Alvin Schwartz, a group of young teens must solve the mystery surrounding sudden and macabre deaths in their small town. Starring Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Gabriel Rush, Austin Abrams, Dean Norris, Kathleen Pollard, Gil Bellows, Lorraine Toussaint, Austin Zajur and Natalie Ganzhorn.

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw | Trailer

Lawman Luke Hobbs and outcast Deckard Shaw form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced villain threatens the future of humanity. Starring Dwayne Johnson (Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle), Jason Statham (Fast & Furious 7), Idris Elba (Luther), Vanessa Kirby (The Crown), and Helen Mirren (The Queen).

The Kitchen

The wives of New York gangsters in Hell’s Kitchen in the 1970s continue to operate their husbands’ rackets after they’re locked up in prison. Starring Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale), Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids), Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip), and Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina).

Good Boys | Trailer

Three sixth grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party. Starring Jacob Tremblay (Room), Brady Noon (Boardwalk Empire), and Keith L. Williams (The Last Man on Earth).

The Art of Racing In The Rain

Based on the 2008 novel by Garth Stein, a dog named Enzo recalls the life lessons he has learned from his race car driving owner, Denny. Starring Milo Ventimiglia (This Is Us), Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia), and Kevin Costner (Yellowstone).

Dora and the Lost City of Gold | Trailer
Dora, a teenage explorer, leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold. Starring Isabela Moner (Instant Family), Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives), Benicio Del Toro (Guardians of the Galaxy), and Jeffrey Wahlberg (Lords of Anarchy).
Where’d You Go, Bernadette?
A loving mom becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Her leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery. Starring Cate Blanchett (Carol), Judy Greer (Ant-Man), Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids), and Troian Bellisario (Pretty Little Liars).

Angel Has Fallen | Trailer

Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat. Starring Gerard Butler (London Has Fallen) and Morgan Freeman (London Has Fallen).

Ready Or Not

A bride’s wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game. Starring Samara Weaving (SMILF), Henry Czerny (Sharp Objects), Andie MacDowell (Groundhog Day), Mark O’Brien (City On A Hill), and Adam Brody (The O.C.).

The Informer | Trailer
An ex-convict working undercover intentionally gets himself incarcerated again in order to infiltrate the mob at a maximum security prison. Starring Joel Kinnaman (Altered Carbon), Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl), Clive Owen (The Knick), Common, and Ana de Armas (Blade Runner 2049).
Otherhood

Three mothers who are long-time friends and empty nesters decide to drive to New York City to reconnect with their adult sons. In the process, they realize their sons are not the only ones whose lives need to change. Starring Patricia Arquette (The Act), Angela Bassett (9-1-1), and Felicity Huffman (Desperate Housewives).

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