Blockbuster Season: Must-See Movies in Theaters Now
The summer movie season has finally arrived, and movie fans are excited about the big-screen releases lined up for them. Whether you’re a fan of action-adventure flicks, romantic comedies, or horror-thrillers, there’s always something new to look forward to in theaters. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at some of the most anticipated movies of the summer of 2021 that you don’t want to skip.
1. Fast and Furious 9
The Fast and Furious franchise has been a box office behemoth since the first movie hit the cinemas in 2001. Fast and Furious 9 is the latest installment in the series, and it has all the hallmarks that fans have come to expect from it, with high-speed chases, death-defying stunts, and explosions aplenty. The movie also brings back fan-favorites such as Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, and Ludacris, with some new additions including John Cena. If you’re a fan of the series, mark your calendars, because this is a movie you do not want to miss.
2. Black Widow
Marvel Cinematic Universe fans finally have something new to binge-watch, with Black Widow hitting theaters in early July. Starring Scarlett Johansson in the titular role, the movie takes place between Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War. We’ve been waiting for this one for a long time, and early reviews suggest it’s worth the wait. With a star-studded cast including Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz, and David Harbour, we’re in for an interesting ride.
3. Space Jam: A New Legacy
If you grew up in the 90s, then you have probably seen the original Space Jam movie, which starred basketball legend Michael Jordan. This time Lebron James is taking the lead and the stakes are even higher. Set in a new digital world, James has to team up with Bugs Bunny and other Looney Tunes characters to win a game of basketball that will decide their fates. Space Jam: A New Legacy promises to be a fun-filled, family-friendly ride that’s sure to take us down memory lane.
4. The Suicide Squad
The Suicide Squad is back with a bang! The movie is a reboot/sequel to the 2016 hit Suicide Squad and is being directed by James Gunn of Guardians of the Galaxy fame. The movie features a new rag-tag group of anti-heroes, with some familiar faces like Harley Quinn, Rick Flag, and Captain Boomerang making a comeback. With a host of new characters like Peacemaker, Bloodsport and King Shark joining the team, we can expect nothing less than an action-packed adventure.
5. Jungle Cruise
Jungle Cruise is an upcoming action-adventure movie that’s based on the famous Disneyland ride of the same name. Set in the early 20th century, the movie follows the story of Dwayne Johnson’s character as he goes on a perilous jungle adventure, together with Emily Blunt’s character, in search of a tree that has healing properties. With a star-studded cast and a Disney-scale budget, Jungle Cruise promises to be a fun-filled movie that’s perfect for the whole family.
Q: Should I go to the movie theaters to watch movies during the pandemic?
A: The decision to go to the theaters or not is entirely yours. However, most theaters have put in place measures to ensure the safety of their customers. These measures include social distancing, face masks mandates, limited capacity and staggering showtimes to avoid overcrowding.
Q: What kind of movies are suitable for children?
A: This depends on the age of the children. If they are young children, then you might want to go for family-friendly movies with less violence and gore. Movies like Space Jam: A New Legacy, Jungle Cruise, and The Boss Baby: Family Business might be suitable for younger children.
Q: Are drive-in theaters a good idea?
A: Drive-in theaters are a great option for those who would like to watch movies in a socially-distanced environment. You can bring your own snacks and drinks and watch the movie from the comfort of your car.
Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks
Here are some best practices and tips you can follow when going to the movies:
1. Check the movie times and book your tickets in advance to avoid missing out on the movie you want to see.
2. Plan to arrive early to get good seats and avoid the rush.
3. Dress comfortably since you might be sitting for an extended period.
4. Don’t forget to bring snacks and water, and if they’re not allowed, buy them at the cinema.
5. Switch off or silence your cell phone to avoid disturbing other moviegoers.
6. Follow social distancing guidelines and wear masks when necessary.
The summer of 2021 is shaping up to be an exciting one for movie fans. There are some fantastic movies coming to the theaters, including the latest Fast and Furious installment, Black Widow, Space Jam: A New Legacy, The Suicide Squad, and Jungle Cruise. While there are still some concerns about going to the movies during the pandemic, theaters have taken steps to ensure the safety of their customers. So, gear up and head to the cinemas for an unforgettable movie experience.