Top Movies to Watch That Are Releasing During the Summer


Fast X – May 19

Fast X, the 10th installment of the famous Fast and Furious franchise, will see Vin Diesel reprising his role as Dominic Toretto. The Toretto family will take on a new enemy in Jason Momoa as the franchise as a whole comes to a close with this final movie. However, many are less than thrilled with the film’s release as many believe the Fast and Furious franchise has overstayed its welcome.

“It should have ended after Fast and Furious 2, it hasn’t been good since.” Matt Havermale, social studies teacher


The Little Mermaid – May 26

This live-action remake of Disney’s The Little Mermaid will feature Halle Bailey as Ariel, Melissa McCarthy as Ursula and Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric.

“I’m excited for it, I think it’s cool to retell a story with some new perspectives and we’re considering how princess stories can be told with people of different skin color.” Kristen Johnson, English teacher


Spider Man: Across the Spider-Verse – June 2

It’s anticipated that Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse will be just as much of a hit as its predecessor. Across the Spider-Verse sees Miles Morales thrown into the Multiverse among new Spider-People and he must eliminate the threat to the Multiverse and face off against his fellow spiders.

“The animation of the first was amazing and the first of its kind and I’m just really excited to see that come back.” Caleb Thompson, sophomore


Asteroid City – June 16

A star-studded cast will feature in Wes Anderson’s newest film: Asteroid City. Anderson’s classic use of color theory, Robert Yeoman’s cinematography and the stellar cast might make this one of the most “Anderson” movies of his career. The film takes place circa 1955 where numerous storylines cross paths in a desert town where out of this world activity alters their lives.

“It looks really interesting.” Evie Kraus, junior


Barbie – July 21

Greta Gerwig’s latest project is the highly anticipated Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken. With little known about the plot, it can be inferred that Barbie will make her way out of her Technicolor world and into the real world alongside her admiring boyfriend. The film will feature numerous other stars in various roles like cowboy Ken and president Barbie

“I am so excited to see Barbie. Love her.” Kailyn Curtis, freshman