The Bad Batch (June 23)
Ana Lily Amirpour’s follow-up to her stellar A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is a one-of-a-kind gem: a dystopian romance set in a desert wasteland about a girl (Suki Waterhouse) who falls in love with the leader of a cannibal clan (Jason Momoa). Keanu Reeves also appears in a weird, menacing supporting turn.
The Big Sick (June 23)
Silicon Valley‘s Kumail Nanjiani headlines this winning Judd Apatow-produced romantic comedy, based on his own life, about a Pakistani stand-up comedian who falls in love with an American girl (Zoe Kazan)–a romance complicated by both Nanjiani’s parents’ desire to arrange his marriage, and by his beloved’s sudden illness.
The Beguiled (June 23)
Director Sofia Coppola returns to theaters with this stellar-looking remake of the 1971 Clint Eastwood thriller, about an injured Civil War soldier (Colin Farrell) who’s taken in and cared for by the women (Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning) of an all-female boarding school–only to find himself in unexpected trouble.
Baby Driver (June 28)
Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, The World’s End) is one of modern cinema’s most electric directors, and he’s assembled a fantastic cast–Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm, Jamie Foxx, Jon Bernthal, and headliner Ansel Elgort–for this crime saga about a getaway driver roped into one last job.
Okja (June 28, also on Netflix)
Tilda Swinton is a corporate CEO determined to capture and exploit the power of a young girl’s giant animal–all in order to enhance her company’s pig-meat products–in this E.T.-ish fable from Snowpiercer director Bong Joon-ho.
The House (June 30)
After squandering their daughter’s college fund, married couple Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler start up an underground casino in their suburban home’s basement in this wild summer comedy.