New Movie Releases — June 2014
It’s officially summertime, and the new movie releases coming this June 2014 has plenty of epic action, huge laughs and lots of heart. Everything is bigger and better in the summer, so read on for our guide to the new movie releases coming in June.
‘Edge of Tomorrow‘ – Directed by Doug Liman. Starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Bill Paxton. A soldier fighting in a war with aliens finds himself caught in a time loop of his last day in battle, though he becomes better skilled each time the day is reset.
‘The Fault in Our Stars‘ – Directed by Josh Boone. Starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort and Nat Wolff. Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel’s other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.
‘The Sacrament‘ (Limited) — Directed by Ti West. Starring AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg and Amy Seimetz. A fashion photographer is traveling to meet his sister at Eden Parish. Once there, his friends begin to film interviews with the Eden Parish inhabitants, all of whom speak of the commune in glowing terms. However, they soon discover that there is a sinister edge to the commune that belies the seemingly peaceful setting.
‘Obvious Child‘ (Limited) — Directed by Gillian Robespierre. Starring Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy and Gaby Hoffmann. Brooklyn comedian Donna Stern gets dumped, fired and pregnant just in time for the worst/best St. Valentine’s Day of her life.
‘Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon’ (Limited) — Directed by Mike Myers. Actor Mike Myers makes his directorial debut with this documentary chronicling the life of Hollywood insider and famed music manager Shep Gordon.
‘The Case Against 8′ (Limited) — Directed by Ben Cotner and Ryan White. A behind-the-scenes look inside the case to overturn California’s ban on same-sex marriage. Shot over five years, the film follows the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the US Supreme Court.
‘Citizen Koch’ (Limited) — Directed by Carl Deal and Tia Lessin. A documentary that follows the money behind the rise of the Tea Party.
‘22 Jump Street‘ – Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Starring Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill and Ice Cube. After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college.
‘How to Train Your Dragon 2‘ – Directed by Dean DuBois. Starring Jay Baruchel, Kristen Wiig and America Ferrera. Hiccup and Toothless must fight to protect both humans and dragons alike when they uncover a cave that’s home to hundreds of wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider.
‘All Cheerleaders Die’ (Limited) — Directed by Lucky McKee and Chris Sivertson. Starring Caitlin Stasey, Sianoa Smit-McPhee and Brooke Butler. A rebel girl signs up a group of cheerleaders to help her take down the captain of their high school football team, but a supernatural turn of events thrusts the girls into a different battle.
‘Hellion’ (Limited) — Directed by Kat Candler. Starring Aaron Paul, Juliette Lewis and Josh Wiggins. When a rebellious, heavy-metal obsessed teen boy’s younger brother is taken away by CPS, he and his absentee father must come together to face their problems in order to reunite their family.
‘The Signal‘ (Limited) — Directed by William Eubank. Starring Brenton Thwaites, Olivia Cooke and Robert Longstreet. A group of college students are lured to the middle of the desert by a hacker.
‘Policeman’ (Limited) — Directed by Nadav Lapid. Starring Yiftach Klein, Yaara Pelzig and Michael Moshonov. A member of an Israeli anti-terrorist unit clashes with a group of young radicals.
‘Think Like a Man Too’ – Directed by Tim Story. Starring Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union and Wendi McLendon-Covey. All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event.
‘The Rover‘ – Directed by David Michôd. Starring Robert Pattinson, Guy Pearce and Scoot McNairy. A loner tracks the gang who stole his car from a desolate town in the Australian outback with the forced assistance of a wounded guy left behind in the wake of the theft.
‘Jersey Boys‘ – Directed by Clint Eastwood. Starring Christopher Walken, James Madio and Francesca Eastwood. The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons.
‘Venus in Fur’ (Limited) — Directed by Roman Polanski. Starring Emmanuelle Seigner and Mathieu Amalric. An actress attempts to convince a director how she’s perfect for a role in his upcoming production.
‘Transformers: Age of Extinction‘ – Directed by Michael Bay. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor. An automobile mechanic and his daughter make a discovery that brings down the Autobots and Decepticons — and a paranoid government official — on them.
‘Snowpiercer‘ – Directed by Bong Joon-ho. Starring Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton and Jamie Bell. In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off all life on the planet except for a lucky few that boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system evolves.
‘Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger’ (Limited) — Directed by Joe Berlinger. Documents the sensational trial of notorious American gangster James “Whitey” Bulger.
‘They Came Together‘ (Limited) — Directed by David Wain. Starring Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd and Bill Hader. When Joel and Molly meet, it’s hate at first sight: his big Corporate Candy Company threatens to shut down her quirky indie shop. Plus, Joel is hung up on his sexy ex. But amazingly, they fall in love, until they break up about two thirds of the way through, and Molly starts dating her accountant. But then right at the end … well you’ll just have to see.
‘The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz’ (Limited) — Directed by Brian Knappenberger. A documentary chronicling the life and tragic death of programming prodigy and internet activist Aaron Swartz.
‘Begin Again’ (Limited) — Directed by John Carney. Starring Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo and Adam Levine. A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents.
‘The Congress’ (Limited) — Directed by Ari Folman. Starring Robin Wright, Jon Hamm and Harvey Keitel. An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn’t consider.
‘La Bare’ (Limited) — Directed by Joe Manganiello. An insider’s look at the history, lives and culture of the most popular male strip club in the world, La Bare Dallas.