6 must-watch movies coming to Irish cinemas in June
Horror, adult dramas, and some of the biggest blockbusters of 2022.
June is here, summer has begun, so you can expect loads and LOADS of huge blockbusters in your local cinemas over the next few weeks and months.
But there are also some very interesting smaller movies arriving in Irish cinemas this June, too. A really great mix, it must be said, starting with...
MEN - 1 June
Alex Garland (Ex Machina, Annihilation) writes and directs this freaky horror movie about a woman (Jessie Buckley) who rents a large country home for some alone time following a personal tragedy, only to be tormented by the local males, all of whom appear to have the same face...
JURASSIC WORLD DOMINION - 10 June
The third in the Jurassic World trilogy and the sixth (and reportedly final) entry in the Jurassic series over all, it brings together the casts of both the Park and World movies for one last, huge, dino-filled hurrah!
GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE - 17 June
Retired widow Emma Thompson decides she wants some adventure in her life... and some good sex! So hires the services of a sex worker (Daryl McCormack), but neither one of them are prepared for the emotional connection they're about to feel for one another... It has scored 97% on Rotten Tomatoes from early critic screenings.
LIGHTYEAR - 17 June
Pixar gives us a look into the actual story behind Buzz Lightyear (here voiced by Chris Evans), intergalactic space hero, before he became "a child's plaything" in the Toy Story movies. We already want one of those robot cat things...
ELVIS - 24 June
Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge!, The Great Gatsby) directs this eye-popping biopic of the one and only Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) and the tumultuous relationship he had with his infamous manager Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks).
THE BLACK PHONE - 24 June
Based on a story by Joe Hill (son of Stephen King), this horror movie focuses on the recent kidnap victim of a small-town child killer (Ethan Hawke), who has found a way of communicating with the previous victims from beyond the grave in the hopes of giving him a chance to escape.