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hmv.com previews... 10 of June’s Best Movies
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hmv.com previews... 10 of June’s Best Movies

hmv.com previews 10 of the most exciting movies that will be coming to your cinemas screens in June...

 

Me Before You

(In Cinemas on June 3rd)

Sam Claflin, who you'll know best from his role as Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games, and Emilia Clarke, Game Of Thrones' Mother Of Dragons, team-up for this tear-jerking adpatation of JoJo Moyes' bestselling novel. 

It tells the story of Lou Clarke, an unemployed young woman is hired to care for Will Traynor, a wealthy young banker who is now wheelchair bound after a serious accident. After his accident Will has basically given up on life, but his flourishing relationship with Lou threatens to change all that. 

 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows

(In Cinemas on May 30th)

So this is technically out in May, but it's a Monday, so the vast majority of you will see it in June. The second outing of the rebooted franchise sees Megan Fox and Will Arnett return to reprise their roles, while Stephen Amell, best known for his starring role on hit TV show Arrow, joins the cast of the sequel. Amell stars as Casey Jones, who will serve as a love interest for April O'Neil, the character played by Fox. 

In this movie the Turtles not only face their old adversary Shredder, but also a mad scientist and a mutated rhinoceros and warthog. It's going to be carnage!

 

The Nice Guys

(In Cinemas on June 3rd)

Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling team up in this icy cool new comedy drama from director Shane Black. Set in 1970s Los Angeles, it forces private eye Holland March (Gosling) and thug for hire Jackson Healy (Crowe) to work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. 

 

Race

(In Cinemas on June 3rd)

Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, William Hurt and Carice van Houten star alongside newcomer Stephan James in this much-anticipated biopic of Jesse Owens, the black athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, defying the wishes of Adolf Hitler, who had hoped that the games would be a showcase for aryan supremacy. 

 

Independence Day: Resurgence

(In Cinemas on June 23rd)

Set 20 years after the original movie, which told of earth's fightback after a deadly alien invasion, the sequel finds an earth that has used the technology left behind after the invasion to build an immense defense program, but, when the aliens return once again, that it won't be enough to save the planet and the fight must taken to them. 

The sequel stars The Hunger Games' Liam Hemsworth, It Follows' Maika Monroe, rising star Jessie Usher, with Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A Fox, Bill Pullman and Judd Hirsch all returning to the reprise their roles. Usher's role is to play the son of Captain Steven Hillier, the role played by Will Smith in the original blockbuster, who is not returning for the sequel. Hemsworth plays the son in law of President Whitmore, played by Pullman. 

Take a look at the trailer below for a little preview, it looks absolutely colossal.

 

Tale Of Tales

(In Cinemas on June 17th)

Salma Hayek, Toby Jones, Vincent Cassel and John C. Reilly star in Gomorrah director Matteo Garrone's dark and twisted fantasy horror, inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.

 

Remainder

(In Cinemas on June 24th)

Experimental director Omer Fast adapts Tom McCarthy's 2005 novel of the same name with a cast that includes Tom Sturridge, Cush Jumbo, and Ed Speleers.  It tells the story of a young man who loses his memory in a freak accident and is forced to put his life back together afterwards. 

 

The Conjuring 2

(In Cinemas on June 17th)

Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson reunite for this horror sequel, this time focusing on the notorious haunting that took place in a council house in Enfield in 1977 and were depicted in Sky’s excellent drama An Enfield Haunting.

 

The Secret Life Of Pets

(In Cinemas on June 18th)

This animated family adventure centres around a menagerie of animals living in the same building in New York, whose blissful existence comes under threat when a villainous bunny rabbit named Snowball begins to amass an army of strays and abandoned pets, with the intention of mounting a revenge-fuelled attack on the animals lucky enough to be living the good life. The movie, which is from the company behind Despicable Me, features a voice cast that includes Kevin Hart, Ellie Kemper, Louis C.K., Dana Carvey, Lake Bell and Steve Coogan.

 

Warcraft: The Beginning

(In Cinemas on May 30th)

Another one that sneaks out in May, this is the long-awaited adaptation of the hugely successful computer game and which has cost over $100 million to produce. Directed by Moon's Duncan Jones, this epic adventure features a cast that includes Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, and Toby Kebbell.

It is set in the fictional world of Azeroth and tells the story of the initial encounters between the humans who live there and the orcs. Judging by the trailers we've seen, it'll be enormous!

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