Summer is the time for the Hollywood Blockbuster and this season is stacked with returning beloved characters and original stories.

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse 

Release date: 31/05/2023
Directed by: Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, Justin K. Thompson 
Starring: Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld

Across the Spider-Verse is the long awaited second installment of Miles Morales's journey as Spider Man. The film, a sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) was delayed twice due to COVID and has finally made its debut with glowing reviews. Into the Spider-Verse was revered for its innovative animation style and heartfelt story, something that is continued in the sequel.

Asteroid City

Release date: 14/06/2023
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks

Asteroid City is the eleventh film by auteur Wes Anderson, and is the first film he's released since the French Dispatch in 2021. Asteroid City follows a group of amateur star gazers whose meeting goes awry in the Nevada dessert in 1955. The film debuted at Cannes and fans of Anderson's distinctive aesthetic were not left disappointed.

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny 

Release date: 28/06/2023
Directed by: James Mangold
Starring: Harrison Ford, Mads Mikkelsen, Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Harrison Ford reprises his legendary role of Indiana Jones for the first time since 2008 in this thrilling action adventure film. The film is set in 1969 as the USSR and the United States race to the moon.


Release Date: 19/07/2023
Directed by:  Greta Gerwig
Starring: Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling

Barbie becomes sentient and realizes there is more to life than just her dream house, and sets out to discover what the rest of the world looks like. The film was announced in 2009 and has been in development since 2014. This is the first live action Barbie film after several animated films and a television show in the 2000s and the 2010s. It is as bright and colorful as Barbie herself.


Release Date: 19/07/2023
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Cillian Murphy, Robert Downey Jr., Florence Pugh

Oppenheimer, Nolan's first film since 2020's Tenet, is the real life story of physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer based off of the book American Prometheus by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin. The film recounts Oppenheimer's development of the atom bomb, and is broken into two different time periods: before the bomb and after the bomb.