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2019 is, not to be dramatic, maybe the best year for movies in a very long time and we have just gotten started. The movies that have come out so far in the new year have been ones that have scared “Us,ones that have given us a look into history with “The Highwaymen” and have also brought a new superhero to the big screen with “Captain Marvel.” On top of those arguably the biggest movie in history, “Avengers: Endgame” is released this week. It’s hard to believe that the best is yet to come, but just wait until this summer and here is a look at what is to come this summer to a theater near you.

“The Lion King” (July 19, 2019)

Cue the circle of life because one of Disney’s best animated films of all time is due up next with a live action remake coming to theaters in mid-July. The cast of this movie alone makes it a must see with names like Donald Glover, Beyonce, Seth Rogen, Eric Andre and of course James Earl Jones is coming back to voice the iconic King Mufasa. If you thought seeing Mufasa die in animation was tough, just wait till it’s in HD, there won’t be a dry eye in the whole theater. This one is sure to be one of the best of the summer and one you definitely don’t want to miss out on.

“Spider-Man: Far From Home” (July 5, 2019)

So Spider-Man is currently a pile of ash, as is Nick Fury, so this one might give you an indication as to what happens in “Avengers: Endgame. ” The second installment of everyone’s favorite web-slinger comes back and this time travels abroad to London. Spidey heads across the pond and has no intention of dawning the red and blue spandex, that is until Mysterio shows up along with Nick Fury. Another all-star cast takes the screen for this one as well as Tom Holland, Zendaya and Marisa Tomei all return from the first movie and newcomer Jake Gyllenhaal brings long time Spider-Man foe Mysterio to the big screen for the first time. This one swings into theaters in July.

“Once Upon a Time In Hollywood” (July 26, 2019)
Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino and directed by Quentin Tarantino, need I say more? This drama/crime story take place in 1969 in Hollywood as it finds an actor and his longtime stunt double in the film industry. Weaving multiple storylines into one film, the ninth film from Tarantino is sure to be just as good as all of its predecessors. Out of all of the summer films this one promises to the most original and definitely the one not to miss out on.