4th of July: The ultimate movie list to keep you entertained this holiday week
As 4th of July approaches, we're sure you're making some plans. If those plans include some down time with good movies, we've got just you need
It’s that time of the year again, when you raise your flags high along with your heads to enjoy the 4th of July fireworks. Of course, the days to come will be filled with celebration and weekend trips. But if you are a lover of cinema and want to celebrate with some amazing content, then we’ve got a list for you. From Netflix additions to movies hitting theatres, we’ve got a diverse selection for you to watch through this week.
July 4: The First Purge (In Theatres)
The mandatory ‘Purge’ movie of the season is here! The movie will serve as a prequel to the series to explain the events that led to the first purge event. This 4th of July, travel back in time to the fictional past and watch the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory to reduce the crime rate.
July 5: Blue Valentine (Netflix)
The critically acclaimed movie features Ryan Gosling as Dean Pereira and Michelle Williams as Cynthia "Cindy" Heller. The movie is heart-breaking and realistic in its portrayal of a relationship’s development. The plot revolves around a married couple who chart the evolution of their relationship, shifting back and forth in time.
July 6: Ant-Man and the Wasp (In Theatres)
If you’re a big Marvel fan, then you’ll be pleased to know ‘Ant Man and the Wasp’ is releasing this Thursday. The story of Scott Lang continues as he tries to come to terms with being Ant-Man and a father. As he settles into his new life, he must set out on a mission with the Wasp, facing off with a new evil and undercover truths from their past.
July 7: Sorry to Bother You (In Theatres)
If you’re looking for a good laugh and a trippy comedy, ‘Sorry to Bother You’ is just for you. In an alternate dystopian era that resembles present day Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers they key to success: using his “white voice." He soon begins to embrace his success. His friends and co-workers then behind to protest corporate oppression, while Cassius falls under the spell of his company's cocaine-snorting CEO Steve Lift, who offers him a salary beyond his wildest dreams.
July 8: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Freshly Brewed (Netflix)
This Netflix original will have you rolling on the floor laughing. There's really no plot or a complicated backstory. The content of the show is literally in the name. It's just a bunch of comedians driving around in cars and getting coffee, hosted by Jerry Seinfeld. Icons of comedy like Ellen DeGeneres, Hasan Minhaj, and Zach Galifianakis all feature on the show.
July 8: Scream 4 (Netflix)
The fourth film of ‘The Scream’ series is finally on Netflix. Filled with a star-studded cast that includes Emma Roberts, Lucy Hale, Nico Tortorella, Hayden Panettiere, Alison Brie, and Courtney Cox, it is definitely the funniest scary movie out there. Ten year later when Sydney returns to her home town at the end of her book tour, Ghostface too comes back to town as she reconnects with her friends. And a lot of screams follow.
Happy 4th of July, folks! Enjoy the fireworks and maybe some great cinema!