What to do When the Skies Aren’t Blue: Movie Preview

What to do when a stormy forecast clouds big plans for a beach day in Cape May County? When in doubt, an afternoon at the movies is a classic choice. This summer features plenty of highly anticipated feature film releases that you won’t want to miss. Read on to preview some releases that seem to be generating the biggest Hollywood buzz.

All Eyez on Me
Release Date: June 16
Starring: Demetrius Shipp, Jr., Danai Gurira, Jamal Woolard

Chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip hop artist, actor, poet and activist, as well as his imprisonment and prolific, controversial time at Death Row Records. Against insurmountable odds, Shakur rose to become a cultural icon whose career and persona both continue to grow long after his passing.

Cars 3
Release Date: June 16
Starring: Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Bonnie Hunt

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage.

Transformers: The Last Knight
Release Date: June 21
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Anthony Hopkins, Laura Haddock

The Last Knight shatters the core myths of the Transformers franchise, and redefines what it means to be a hero. Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Saving our world falls upon the shoulders of an unlikely alliance: Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg); Bumblebee; an English Lord (Sir Anthony Hopkins); and an Oxford Professor (Laura Haddock).

Despicable Me 3
Release Date: June 30
Starring: Steve Carell, Trey Parker, Kristen Wiig, Miranda Cosgrove

Continuing adventures of Gru, Lucy and their adorable daughters — Margo, Edith and Agnes — and the Minions.

Amityville: The Reawakening
Release Date: June 30
Starring: Bella Thorne, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Madison Pettis

Belle and her family move into a new house, but when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house, Belle begins to suspect her mother isn’t telling her everything and soon realizes they just moved into the infamous Amityville house.

Catch your favorite new release at one of Cape May County’s several theatres such as Frank Theatres Rio Stadium 12 on Route 9 in Rio Grande; Harbor Square Theatre on 96th Street in Stone Harbor; or Moorlyn Family Theatre on the Boardwalk in Ocean City.