Entertainment

June movie releases that you need to know about

We got all the movie genres covered this month.

words by: Alee Kwong
May 31, 2022

Summer is usually the time for blockbusters and this year is no different. This upcoming batch of releases will almost certainly not disappoint. We have the final installment of the Jurassic World series, a Pixar film with a familiar face (and voice), a biopic of one of the world’s most famous entertainers, and a bone-chilling horror flick that’s sure to keep you looking over your shoulder all the way until Halloween.

 

Jurassic World: Dominion

 

Release date: June 10

Where to watch it: In theaters

After the complete destruction of Isla Nublar, dinosaurs roam alongside humans on Earth. The future of mankind hangs in the balances as the unfortunate truth that dinosaurs and humans cannot coexist peacefully surfaces. Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard will reprise their roles from previous Jurassic World films. They will also be joined with the Jurassic Park OGs Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum, and Laura Dern.

 

Lightyear

 

Release date: June 17

Where to watch it: In theaters

After being sent over 6 decades into the future, Buzz Lightyear must work alongside the granddaughter of his former partner and an inexperienced group of ragtag recruits, to fight an intergalactic threat to infinity and beyond. Chris Evans, Keke Palmer, Taika Waititi, and Uzo Aduba lend their voices to a film that shows us the famous hero behind the famous toy.

 

The Black Phone

 

Release date: June 24

Where to watch it: In theaters

Finney Shaw (played by Mason Thames) is a shy but clever 13-year-old boy who’s being held in a soundproof basement by a sadistic, masked killer (played by Ethan Hawke). When a disconnected phone on the wall starts to ring, he soon discovers that he can hear the voices of the murderer’s previous victims — and they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney.

 

Elvis

 

Release date: June 24

Where to watch it: In theaters

This biopic follows Elvis Presley (played by Austin Butler) and his rise to fame in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker (played by Tom Hanks).

 

Photo via Disney/Pixar