The global film industry took a huge hit during COVID-19. So, why not head to the movies to watch the best new cinema movies on earth? Here’s eight of the best new flicks to catch at the cinema this season.
1. The Super Mario Bros. Movie
Animation lovers will adore this flick that just broke cinema records in the box office worldwide. Chris Pratt is the voice of everyone’s favourite video game character – Mario. In the film, Mario and Luigi, travel through an underground labyrinth, to save Princess Peach (Anya Taylor-Joy). Perfect for family night!
2. John Wick: Chapter 4
Legendary hitman John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is back in action in the fourth movie installment as he takes action against the most powerful in the underworld. He uncovers a path to defeating the High Table and must race against the clock, from Japan to New York, and beyond, as a price for his head increases. Watch the the other movies on Netflix New Zealand.
3. The Little Mermaid
This highly anticipated Disney movie lands in cinemas on May 25. Halle Bailey stars as the iconic Ariel, the youngest of King Triton’s mermaid daughters, who wishes to go beyond the sea. But mermaids are forbidden to interact with humans, so she makes a deal with the evil Ursula to be able walk on land, where the handsome Prince Eric lives.
4. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves
Cinema goers are describing this movie as a masterpiece of fantasy. It’s based on the bestselling pop culture game, Dungeons & Dragons, and follows a charming thief and a group of unlikely adventurers, who embark on a quest to find a long lost relic. However, their adventure goes south when they run into the wrong people. Starring Chris Pine, Sophia Lillis, Regé‑Jean Page, and more…you don’t want to miss it.
5. Scream VI
Catch the latest Scream movie before it finishes in the cinema this season. Four survivors of the Ghostface murders are seeking a fresh start in New York, when a host of new killings leaves them in a fight for their lives, yet again. Starring Jenna Ortega, Hayden Panettiere, Courteney Cox, Melissa Barrera and plenty more familiar face…the stellar cast is enough to get us running to the cinema.
6. Fast X
Coming on May 18, the tenth movie in the Fast & Furious Saga shows the final chapters of one of the world’s most popular franchises. Expect all your favourite characters to return led by Vin Diesel, who plays Dom Toretto, who faces his most dangerous opponent yet. A vicious threat emerges from the past to try and topple Dom’s world and destroy everyone he loves.
With a stellar cast from Matt Damon, Ben Affleck to Sonny Vaccaro and more…this epic movie tells the real-life story of the origin of Air Jordan. It illustrates how Sonny Vaccaro and Nike pursued basketball rookie Michael Jordan, which created a revolutionary partnership in the sports world. Sports fans will love this one.
8. Transformers: Rise Of The Beast
This highly anticipated American sci-fi movie will bring you back in time in 1994 when it launches on June 8. The action-packed film is the seventh Transformers installment. From Brooklyn to Peru, watch in awe at a new tribe of robots – Predacons, Maximals, and Terrorcons – join in on the apocalyptic battle on earth. Certainly, one of the best cinema movies to catch this season.