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July 21: Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer is the highly anticipated biopic on the physicist and “father of the atomic bomb” J. Robert Oppenheimer, starring Cillian Murphy in the titular role. It’s the first movie ever to be shot on black and white IMAX.


July 21: The live-action movie Barbie has Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling playing Barbie and Ken respectively. Little is known about the plot, but it features dozens of famous stars and lots of rollerblading in neon outfits.

July 28: The Marvels has Brie Larson teaming up with Teyonah Parris’ newly super-powered Monica Rambeau and Iman Vellani’s Ms. Marvel.


October 6: With Kraven the Hunter, Sony’s is trying to turn another Spiderman super villain into the anti-hero. It kind of worked with Venom, but less so with Morbius.

November 3: Visionary director Denis Villeneuve’s follow-up to his massively popular movie, Dune: Part II will have a lot more of Zendaya in it.


December 15: In Wonka, Timothée Chalamet sure looks the part as he tells the story of Willy Wonka before the golden ticket competition brings Charlie to the chocolate factory.

December 20: The Color Purple, the Alice Walker novel that became an Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg-starring Steven Spielberg movie in 1985, gets a reboot as a musical coming-of-age period drama.


December 25: Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is the last release on DC’s schedule before James Gunn and Peter Safran wipe the slate clean.

One big movie to watch at home: Killers of the Flower Moon

Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon comes to Apple TV+ in May. Based on David Grann’s best-selling book, the movie set in 1920s Oklahoma depicts the serial murder of members of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation.


The Western drama, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jesse Plemons, Robert DeNiro, and others, cost a whopping $200 million to make.

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