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.
Release Date: Aug. 4
Starring: Halle Berry, Lew Temple, Dana Gourrier
A thriller following a mother (Halle Berry) who will stop at nothing to rescue her kidnapped son.
Release Date: Aug. 11
Starring: Talitha Bateman, Miranda Otto, Stephanie Sigman
In Annabelle 2, several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation – Annabelle.
Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
Release Date: Aug. 18
Starring: Jeff Dunham, Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl
Surly Squirrel (Will Arnett) and the gang are back. We are once again in Oakton where the evil mayor has decided to bulldoze Liberty Park and build a dangerous amusement park in its place. Surly and his ragtag group of animal friends band together to save their home, defeat the mayor and take back the park.
Release Date: Sept. 8
Starring: Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard
A group of kids called the “Losers Club” encounter a creature called It, which preys on children and whose favorite form is that of a sadistic clown called Pennywise. When the creature resurfaces, the kids are called upon to regroup again, this time as adults, even though they have no memory of the first battle.
Catch your favorite new release at one of Cape May County’s theatres such as Frank Theatres Rio Stadium 12 on Route 9 in Rio Grande or Harbor Square Theatre on 96th Street in Stone Harbor.