July Friday Movies

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July 5    Apollo 13 (1995, Directed by Ron Howard)

This Hollywood drama is based on the events of the Apollo 13 lunar mission, astronauts Jim Lovell (Tom Hanks), Fred Haise (Bill Paxton) and Jack Swigert (Kevin Bacon) find everything going according to plan after leaving Earth’s orbit. However, when an oxygen tank explodes, the scheduled moon landing is called off. Subsequent tensions within the crew and numerous technical problems threaten both the astronauts’ survival and their safe return to Earth. Rating: PG. Runtime: 2 hours 20 minutes

July 12  King of Thieves (2018)

A true crime film about a crew of retired crooks who pull off a major heist in London’s jewelry district. What starts off as their last criminal hurrah quickly turns into a brutal nightmare due to greed. Based on infamous true events. Directed by James Marsh, the film stars Michael Caine, Tom Courtenay, Michael Gambon, Charlie Cox, Jim Broadbent, Paul Whitehouse and Ray Winstone. Rating: R (for language throughout) Runtime 108 minutes.

July 19  Serenity (2019)

Baker Dill (Matthew McConaughey) is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen (Anne Hathaway) ensnares him in a heinous plot to murder her new, violet husband. Rating: R (for language throughout, sexual content, and some bloody images) 106 min.

July 26  Greta (2019)

Frances (Chloe Grace Moretz), a sweet, naïve young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, doesn’t hesitate to return a handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner is Greta Hideg (Isabelle Huppert), a lonely, eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music. Having recently lost her mother, Frances quickly grows closer to widowed Greta. The two quickly become friends, but Greta’s maternal charms begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing in Greta’s life is what it seems. Rating: Rated R for some violence and disturbing images. Runtime 98 minutes.