Write to Eliana Dockterman at eliana.dockterman@time.com. One of the buzziest films to emerge from Sundance, Shirley stars Elisabeth Moss as a fictionalized version of horror writer Shirley Jackson. We’ve also included a list of rescheduled dates for summer films that have been delayed—along with older movies you can watch to scratch the itch while you wait for the return of the blockbuster. Midsommar is a good place to start if you’re looking for something dark (for something even darker, try Hereditary). Oh what a journey New Mutants has taken to theaters. What to watch in the meantime: Midsommar (Amazon). Minions: The Rise of Guru But this offers more than just big laughs and sharp mockery: it's chiefly a poignant coming-of-age involving a fri… The movie that introduced the little yellow critters as the henchman of evil mastermind Gru (Steve Carell) remains the best film from Illumination Studios. Unhinged. So it makes sense that after Paramount moved the movie to Christmas 2020, they decided to shift the release again. The inventive and delightful Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse brings together several Spider-people from multiple dimensions for a major battle in Brooklyn. Dev Patel was supposed to have a big summer between David Copperfield and this spooky-looking Arthurian movie from Ghost Story director David Lowery. THE DOCS. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission. It’s the first Fast & Furious movie that brings the crew we know and love today together from all the various Fast movies that preceded it. What to watch in the meantime: Inception (Amazon or Apple). Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. The movie already shifted from its spring release date to August. This new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel from Veep creator Armando Iannucci stars Dev Patel, Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie, Ben Whishaw and Benedict Wong. Ever since Jaws set the standard for the modern-day blockbuster in 1975, audiences have flocked to theaters for summer movie season to catch action flicks, comedies and even a few Oscar hopefuls. I cannot emphasize enough what a perfect summer blockbuster Fast Five is. You will be asked to register or log in. The Best of Summer: Shows and Movies To Watch at Home This Season The second seasons of The Boys and Doom Patrol, series premieres of Lovecraft Country and Cursed, Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods, and Tom Hanks in Greyhound are among the films and shows coming to TV and streaming this season. Disney has delayed the release of the live-action adaptation of the beloved animated film Mulan indefinitely in hopes of eventually drawing massive crowds in both the U.S. and China, where the film is set. You can also manage your communication preferences by updating your account at anytime. AARP members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change. Emily Blunt stars as a doctor who hires Dwayne ‘the Rock” Johnson’s boat captain to race a gaggle of ill-intentioned bad guys towards a magical tree that offers great medicinal powers. You must be logged in to leave a comment. Carey Mulligan plays a, yes, promising young woman whose life is derailed by a single incident. En español | Yes, there will be a movie season this summer (drive-in theaters are even opening back up), but some of the hits will be on streaming services instead of — or also in — movie theaters. Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Eoin Colfer’s YA novel about a boy criminal mastermind has been in the works for a long time. The aesthetic of Tenet‘s trailer is so similar to another one of Nolan’s films Inception that some fans are even theorizing that Tenet is a secret sequel or at least exists in the same universe. Marisa Tomei plays his widowed mom and Bill Burr, her new boyfriend. The amazing cast includes Danny DeVito, Helen Mirren, Bryan Cranston, Angelina Jolie and Sam Rockwell. “Babyteeth”. The provider’s terms, conditions and policies apply. Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods and Lonely Island’s buzzy Sundance rom-com Palm Springs generated buzz when they dropped on Netflilx and Hulu, respectively. If already have an HBO, HBO Now or HBO Max subscription, Casino Royale is available on those platforms. Lin-Manuel Miranda once listed The Little Mermaid, Singin’ in the Rain, The Bandwagon, Chicago and Labyrinth as his favorite movie musicals. From a documentary about the ACLU to a horror movie about Zoom. Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke star in the movie, which premiered to warm reviews at the Toronto Film Festival last year. What to watch in the meantime: Kill Bill, Vol. You probably have not revisited the first Pirates movie in awhile. The live-action version, which stars Liu Yifei, won’t include songs, so this is your moment to belt “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” alone in your apartment. The 25 must-watch movies of the strangest summer ever. related to AARP volunteering. by Tim Appelo, AARP, Updated July 23, 2020 THE BLOCKBUSTERS. By signing up you are agreeing to our. What to watch in the meantime: Saw (rent on Apple) or Se7en (Showtime). 2020 Summer Movies to Watch. The next Pixar movie is sure to make fans weep—in a good way. The music they face this time is aging, but with help from Holland Taylor in what used to be George Carlin's mentor role, they'll write a song to save the universe. This is a big movie that demands to be watched on IMAX. Audiences will finally get to Tom Cruise’s Maverick show off his flying skills—and maybe even teach a thing or two to Miles Teller and Glenn Powell’s characters in the process—July 4 weekend in 2021. 7 shares + 7 ... & Amazon Prime During Summer 2020. The movie holds up (Depp as a movie star, perhaps less so). Jungle Cruise is Disney’s latest attempt to turn one of their theme park rides into a sepia-toned adventure. If you’ve already memorized the original Ghostbusters, maybe check out some of Jason Reitman’s work to get a feel for his tone. The epic action film is well worth your time. Just $20 for 2 years with automatic renewal. Jon Stewart is back. Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter return in the third episode of their time-tripping fantasy comedy. From left, Leslie Odom Jr., Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anthony Ramos, Okieriete Onaodowan and Daveed Diggs in "Hamilton" at the Richard Rodgers Theater in New York, July 11, 2015. What to watch in the meantime: The Avengers movies (Disney+) or Under the Skin (Netflix). Few measure up. With Broadway and theaters across the country closed, live Hamilton shows are on hold. (You’ll have to shell out a few bucks to rent Craig’s best Bond movie, Skyfall, on Amazon or Apple.). Yet another sequel to Ghostbusters is headed to theaters — but not until next year. Yes! As usual, Pixar director Pete Docter (Monsters Inc., Up, Inside Out) plans to mix philosophy and humor. What to watch in the meantime: Singin’ in the Rain (HBO Max). The first major theatrical release of the summer is a psychological thriller about the world's worst case of road rage, with Russell Crowe as the unwise driver driven to extremes by a fellow motorist. But moviegoers can take some comfort in the fact that plenty of films are shifting from theaters to video-on-demand—or, in some cases, were always set for streaming releases. Here's the best of what's coming up — but check this page for updates, as COVID-19 may rejigger studios’ best-laid plans to make your summer cinematic. The Last Vermeer. But wasn't Firth also in the previous, 1987 Hallmark Hall of Fame version of the story? Based on 12 O’Clock Boys, a 2013 documentary about the dirt bike scene in Baltimore, the intense drama features Meek Mill and a handful of newcomers. 20 Best TV Shows & Movies To Watch On Netflix, Hulu, & Amazon Prime During Summer 2020. Here's the best of what's coming up — but check this page for updates, as COVID-19 may rejigger studios’ best-laid plans to make your summer cinematic. There's not much to laugh about in 2020, but these great new comedy movies of 2020 will take your mind off things, if only for a couple hours. The vibe of the Green Knight trailer is reminiscent of A24’s hit film from last summer, Midsommar—except replace all those brightly-lit maypole dancing images with shots of brightly-robed knights in dark castles. Vote Now, What Donald Trump Can — And Can't — Do with the Pardon Power, You can unsubscribe at any time. The minions have officially overtaken their master Gru as the most popular characters of the franchise since this Despicable Me prequel is, puzzlingly, made after the little yellow henchman, and not the movie’s main character Gru himself. A decade after Scarlett Johansson made her debut in the Marvel movies, Black Widow is finally getting her solo superhero film. THE THRILLERS. Writer-director John Krasinski wrote in a note to fans that he wanted to delay its March 2020 release until groups of fans could enjoy the horror movie together in a dark theater. ... a summer … Years later, life presents her an opportunity to become an avenging angel against the supposed “nice guys” who abuse women, and she seizes it. Jason Reitman, the son of original Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman, is helming the movie and has wrangled a bunch of cameos from old cast members. From Extraction to Horse Girl these are the best Netflix original movies of 2020. Before Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda made his name on Broadway with In the Heights. The two movies hit on a lot of the same themes. Javascript must be enabled to use this site. Netflix has released few details about the movie except that involves a pill that gives people superpowers. Like the real Davidson, his character lost his father, a firefighter, when he was growing up. Even though Sony currently shares Tom Holland’s Spider-Man with Marvel Studios, they have sole custody of the various villains of the Spider-Man universe and are producing solo films for several of these baddies. Here are the best movies and TV shows of 2020 so far. The former Daily Show host wrote and directed this political satire about a Democratic political strategist (Steve Carrell) and a Republican one (Rose Byrne) battling each other in a seemingly small-potatoes Wisconsin mayoral race that they believe will influence whether the state swings red or blue in the next national election. Best Movies Released Summer 2020. All three stars and director Hirokazu Kore-eda have Oscar honors, and art-film fans are eager to see this. It looks like it is going to be a boffo year for family films. Culture Movies. THE DRAMAS. The Best New Shows of 2020. What to watch in the meantime: Despicable Me (Netflix). Please return to AARP.org to learn more about other benefits. It has been updated with the latest theatrical release dates. Remember the last time Disney successfully turned a theme park ride into a massive franchise? Revisit for the twist. THE COMEDIES. Seth Rogen stars in this absurdist take on Rip Van Winkle, based on a 2013 short story by Simon Rich, in which a 1920s Brooklyn man falls into a barrel of pickle brine and brines himself for 100 years. Also in the mix: Pierce Brosnan and Demi Lovato. The hit mystery novel (whose real-life author also proves mysterious) gets a star-studded adaptation written by Tracy Letts. Stay for Ben Affleck’s incredibly suspicious smile. (Read TIME’s review here.). Palm Springs begins with a meet-cute at a wedding, but things quickly get much weirder than your typical rom-com. Chiwetel Ejiofor and Kiki Layne star alongside Theron. While they are all worth your time, Singin’ in the Rain is one of those classics that has cemented its place in the film canon and is a must-see—especially now that it’s available to stream on HBO Max. Normally, summer movie season starts around May 1, with big, loud blockbusters and plenty of movies … The plagued X-Men spinoff, originally supposed to debut in 2018, is finally (supposedly) hitting theaters this summer. Last we saw Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) and her beloved Steve (Chris Pine), they were battling Germans in World War I. Members save 30% off the first year of a World Explorer subscription. 1 & 2 (Hulu and Showtime). HBOMax acquired the rights to this film after it won the Best Ensemble prize at Sundance. A new year means a lot of new TV shows. His recent film Death of Stalin is a parody of what really happened in Russia after Stalin died and his various stooges fought over who would replace him. If you are bemoaning the fact that you have to wait a year to see Charlize Theron fight Vin Diesel in Fast & Furious 9 (more on that movie below), this Netflix film may sate you. Let’s be honest: Most of the recent years’ Girl and Woman novels and their adaptations are rip-offs of Gillian Flynn’s brilliant Gone Girl and David Fincher’s eerie adaptation of that book. Cristin Milioti and Andy Samberg in Palm Springs, Jamie Foxx attends the Los Angeles premiere of New Line Cinema's "Horrible Bosses 2" at TCL Chinese Theatre on November 20, 2014 in Hollywood, California, John David Washington and Robert Pattinson in. Sure, you could watch Black Widow in all the Marvel movies on Disney+, but you could also opt to watch a weirder ScarJo movie, Under the Skin. The movie centers on a jazz musician (Jamie Foxx) who gets into an accident and travels to another realm to see how souls are made and help another soul (Tina Fey) find her passion. Rod Lurie, the only A-list director who attended West Point, adapts Jake Tapper's best seller The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, about the heroes of Afghanistan's bloodiest battle (played by Clint Eastwood's son Scott, Mel Gibson's son Milo, Orlando Bloom and Specialist Ty Carter, an actual veteran of the battle). Once you confirm that subscription, you will regularly What to watch in the meantime: Gone Girl (free on FX and DirectTV or available to rent on Amazon or Apple). The cast of the superhero-horror mashup includes buzzy young stars like Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams, Emma’s Anya Taylor-Joy and Stranger Things’ Charlie Heaton. In the meantime, please feel free At moments it’s so horrifying, there’s nothing you can do but laugh. En español | Yes, there will be a movie season this summer (drive-in theaters are even opening back up), but some of the hits will be on streaming services instead of — or also in — movie theaters. The creepy sci-fi thriller is the peak of Johansson’s run playing all-powerful alien and robot beings (see also: Lucy, Her and the problematic Ghost in the Shell). If the movie is delayed again, you can always catch the animated version on Disney+. In the movie, Daniel Craig’s 007 is pulled out of retirement for one last mission, but he must team up with his replacement (Lashana Lynch) as he faces off against Rami Malek’s villain (whose name has been conspicuously withheld—perhaps he’s a familiar nemesis). Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions. The Forever Purge will be the fifth and final installment in the horror series (though writers always find new ways to revive these scary stories). The 25 Most Anticipated Movies of 2020 and Why We’re Excited — Watch. If you’re willing to shell out a few bucks to rent or buy Anderson’s past films, you can have your pick from his oeuvre. Movies Premiering This Summer—and Where You Can Watch Them Shirley (June 5, 2020) Da 5 Bloods (June 12, 2020) The King of Staten Island (June 12, 2020) Artemis Fowl (June 12, 2020) Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (June 26, 2020) Irresistible (June 26, 2020) Hamilton … Photo: David Prado Perucha / shutterstock.com Dori Hartley. Macall Polay— Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Emily Blunt and Dwayne Johnson in Jungle Cruise, Who Should Be TIME’s Person of the Year for 2020? AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that empowers people to choose how they live as they age. Let’s face it, summer 2020 is an odd one for entertainment. receive communications related to AARP volunteering. But those who have yet to catch the musical—or just want to see it again without forking over their life savings—can finally check it out at home. The script for this sci-fi film starring Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Courtney B. Vance inspired a major bidding war back in 2017.