July promises to be an exciting month for movie lovers, with a plethora of new releases hitting both theaters and streaming platforms. While theaters feature blockbusters like “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” and “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One,” streaming platforms offer a diverse range of compelling movies. From sci-fi thrillers to adventures and comedies, there’s something for everyone. In this blog post, we’ll highlight some of the most anticipated upcoming movie releases, including Carey Mulligan’s involvement in “They Cloned Tyrone” and other exciting offerings available for streaming.
1. Knock at the Cabin (July 23 on Prime Video):
- Night Shyamalan’s psychological horror film, “Knock at the Cabin,” takes audiences on a gripping journey as a family is held hostage by four strangers. The captors demand a sacrifice to avert an impending apocalypse. Starring Dave Bautista, Jonathan Groff, and Rupert Grint, this intense and suspenseful story is based on Paul G. Tremblay’s novel, “The Cabin at the End of the World.” Shyamalan’s signature storytelling and the talented cast promise a thrilling viewing experience that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.
2.Stephen Curry: Underrated (July 21 on Apple TV+) :
Upcoming movie releases of Stephen Curry on Apple TV+ offers an intimate exploration of the extraordinary journey of basketball player Stephen Curry. Mixing cinéma vérité, archival footage, and on-camera interviews, the documentary chronicles Curry’s rise from being an undersized college player at a small Division I college to becoming a four-time NBA champion. Curry’s story is a testament to his relentless determination and remarkable talent, solidifying his position as one of the world’s most dominant athletes. This captivating documentary gives viewers insights into Curry’s awe-inspiring sports career.
3. They Cloned Tyrone (July 21 on Netflix):
One of Netflix’s biggest original movie releases this July is “They Cloned Tyrone.” Starring Jamie Foxx, John Boyega, and Teyonah Parris, this science-fiction thriller follows an unlikely trio investigating a nefarious government conspiracy. Boyega portrays Fontaine, a dope boy, while Parris plays Yo-Yo, a working woman, and Foxx takes on the role of Slick Charles, a pimp. In his debut, Juel Taylor directs this gripping film and promises to deliver thrilling twists and turns. Taylor, known for his work on “Creed II” and “Young. Wild. Free.,” co-wrote the screenplay with Tony Rettenmaier.
4. Till (July 18 on Prime Video):
Prime Video’s “Till” showcases an exceptional performance by Danielle Deadwyler, portraying the mother of Emmett Till. Deadwyler’s portrayal encapsulates Mamie’s resilience and her use of her son’s tragic murder to raise awareness of the Civil Rights Movement. Through her remarkable acting, Deadwyler humanizes Mamie’s love and relatable grief. In a dreadful American tragedy, Mamie’s story becomes a testament to the strength crucial to the civil rights movement. Variety’s review praises Deadwyler’s portrayal, recognizing the emotional depth she brings to a role that no mother should ever have to endure.
5. 65 (July 14 on Netflix):
Adam Driver stars in “65,” an adventure movie that takes viewers on a journey through time. After crash-landing on Earth 65 million years ago, Driver’s character must face off against dinosaurs to survive. Despite its derivative premise, the film, helmed by Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, the writers of “A Quiet Place,” captivates audiences with its skillful execution. From menacing prehistoric creatures to Driver’s committed performance, “65” offers the requisite thrills of an adventure-packed movie. Although it had a modest theatrical run, this Netflix release provides a second chance for audiences to appreciate its charms.
6. The Sweetest Thing (July 1 on Netflix):
Fans of raunchy R-rated comedies can look forward to “The Sweetest Thing,” a 2002 film that inspired Jennifer Lawrence’s recent release, “No Hard Feelings.” Starring Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate, and Selma Blair, this comedy tells the story of a woman who finds her perfect match during a night out with her friends. When he suddenly leaves town, the trio embarks on a humorous quest to track him down. With witty humor and charming performances, “The Sweetest Thing” promises laughter and nostalgia. Lawrence herself credits the film as a source of inspiration, praising the chemistry between Diaz and Applegate.
7. Puss in Boots:
The Last Wish (July 13 on Netflix): For families seeking animated entertainment, “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” arrives on Netflix after its debut on Peacock earlier this year. A spinoff from the beloved “Shrek” franchise, this film follows the adventures of the swashbuckling feline voiced by Antonio Banderas. With stunning animation and a captivating story, “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” appeals to children and adults. Building upon the success of the “How to Train Your Dragon” trilogy, DreamWorks Animation delivers another enchanting film showcasing immortal cartoon characters’ allure.