By Alanna Warwick-Smith
Summer is the season for beach days, hammock naps and afternoon barbeques. It is also the season for can’t-miss blockbusters and, this summer, Camana Bay Cinema has every member of the family covered with an array of blockbuster offerings for every movie fan.
For the superhero in your life…
If you haven’t seen – or you’re ready for your first or fifth rewatch – Avengers: Endgame, you still have time. The film is the second highest-grossing film of all time, having sunk the 22-year record held by James Cameron’s Titanic. The movie follows the shattering events of Avengers: Infinity War and the remaining Avengers as they assemble to undo Thanos’ actions and restore order to the universe.
On June 7, take a trip back in time in the X-Men Universe in Dark Phoenix and learn the history of Jean Grey as she begins to develop powers that corrupt and turn her into the Dark Phoenix.
Opening on July 5 is Spider-Man: Far From Home, this jet-setting adventure takes Spider-Man across the pond to Europe following the events of Avengers: Endgame. Our friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.
For the kid in your life or the kid at heart…
On May 24, grab your magic carpet and get ready for a trip down memory lane in the live-action version of Aladdin. This classic coming-of-age Disney film will take you across the world to majestic lands where you will meet magical friends like Will Smith who steps into the shoes of Genie, a role previously held by the late Robin Williams. This film is set to be full of laughs and adventure.
Open up the toy box and reunite with your old friends in Toy Story 4 on June 21. Woody and the gang journey on an epic road trip and meet some new friends along the way on the adventure of a lifetime.
Revisit the classic tale of family and the circle of life on July 19 in the live-action retelling of The Lion King, starring all of your favourite actors and a special appearance from James Earl Jones, reprising his iconic role as Mufasa.
For the thrill-seeking adventure junkie…
Flip to Chapter Three on May 17 in the newest edition of the John Wick franchise, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum. John Wick is on the run after an assassination – and with a $14 million dollar price tag on his head, he is a moving target and everyone is a threat.
Don’t forget to wear your sunglasses when you look into the light on June 14 during the latest installment of the Men and Black franchise, Men in Black: International. In this new adventure, you will meet Agent H, Chris Hemsworth, and Agent M, Tessa Thompson, and follow along as their battle against extra-terrestrial forces sends them around the globe.
Opening August 2, fans of the iconic Fast & Furious franchise are in for a wild ride in the newest spin-off, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw. Reunite with Lawman Luke Hobbs and outcast Deckard Shaw as they form an unlikely alliance to battle a villain who threatens the future of humanity as we know it.
There’s something for everyone at Camana Bay Cinema. For a current list of what is showing right now, click here. See you at the movies!
About the author
Alanna Warwick-Smith is a Marketing Coordinator supporting the real estate marketing team for Dart. Alanna has worked in Dart’s flagship development of Camana Bay for the past seven years, when she began her career working at the town’s bookstore, Books & Books. A lover of the written word, Alanna reads and writes poetry in her spare time, and has written content for a range of platforms in the past, including her own blog and Camana Bay Times. You also may spot her at Camana Bay Cinema for its Classics at the Cinema weekly screenings; Alanna loves to while away the hours taking in and analysing classic films.