The summer is here and with it comes a slew of fabulous family movies that are set to enthral, entertain and inspire. Strap yourself in and get ready for a blockbuster season of outstanding and highly anticipated live action and animated movies. The pickings will be rich, but read on as we choose three that will most likely be our favourites.
Minions: The Rise of Gru
3 July 2020
A sequel to the 2015 film Minions, and a spin-off from Despicable Me, The Rise of Gru is set in the 1970s and focuses on the twelve-year-old Felonius Gru. Growing up in the suburbs, and a fan of the supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join the gang. When Vicious 6 dump their leader, Wild Knuckles, Gru interviews to become their newest member, but it all goes bad after Gru steals from them and finds himself the mortal enemy of the apex of evil.
Top Gun: Maverick
25 June 2020
After more than thirty years of service, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell is pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot when he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a special mission. Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw, the son of Maverick’s late friend, Goose. Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it.
1 May 2020
The first film in phase four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Widow is set between Civil War and Infinity War, and sees Scarlett Johansson reprise her role as Agent Natasha Romanov, aka Black Widow. As she struggles to confront the darker parts of her life, a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.
Asia Dreams May – July 2020