This week we’ve got monsters, moms, and music at the box office!
Rocketman – Directed by Dexter Fletcher (Eddie the Eagle, Bohemian Rhapsody) takes us on a musical journey through the life of Sir Elton John. Taron Egerton (The Kingsman) stars with Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot), Richard Madden (Game of Thrones) and Bryce Dallas Howard (Jurassic World). Click here to buy tickets.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters – Directed by Michael Doougherty (Trick r Treat, Krampus) is a direct sequel to 2014’s Godzilla. Will Godzilla prevail over Mothra, King Ghidorah, and Rhodan to become King in this Kaiju battle filled film? Ken Wantanabe returns with franchise newcomers Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton), Vera Farmiga (The Conjuring), and Kyle Chandler (coach and/or FBI agent in every movie). Click here to buy tickets.
Ma – Directed by Tate Taylor (The Girl on the Train, The Help) scares up a thriller about a woman who befriends a group of teenagers after buying them beer, but there’s more to her than it seems. Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water, Hidden Figures) reteams with Taylor to bring her the titular Ma to life. Diana Silvers (Into the Dark, Booksmart), Juliette Lewis (The Act), and Luke Evans (Beauty and the Beast) are along for the ride. Click here to buy tickets.
Those are the movies in theaters this week! Let us know in the comments which one you’re going to see and check back for reviews of these films and more on Pop Culture Beast!
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Kyle Dodson is a writer, comedian, Rock Solid Podcast producer, Batman aficionado, facial hair connoisseur, and oxford comma supporter.