6 New Movies This Week, Including ‘Jurassic World Dominion,’ ‘Hustle,’ and More!

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There are six new movies to check out this week!

This week’s new movie releases include going back to the dinosaurs in ‘Jurassic World Dominion’, Adam Sandler as a washed-up basketball coach in ‘Hustle’, and more.

Here’s the rundown of new movies this week that are coming out in theaters, as well as those releasing on the major streaming platforms.

New Movies Coming Out This Week June 5 – June 11, 2022

Jurassic World Dominion
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Jurassic World Dominion   (2022)

Rating: PG-13

Release Date: In theatres nationwide on Friday, June 11, 2022.

Summary: in Jurassic World Dominion, it’s been four years since dinosaurs escaped the island, and now they live among us. The question is, who is going to be the dominant species on the planet, humans or dinosaurs?

What to Watch For: The cast includes Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard from the last two films and three from the original film, Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum, and Laura Dern.

Word on the Street: Besides Neill, Goldblum, and Dern, there are rumors that more actors/characters from the 1993 film will be making an appearance in this film.

My Take: I wonder if this will be the last trip to visit dinosaurs or will there be more stories to be told.

Hustle
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Hustle  (2022)

Rating: R

Release Date: In select theatres and on the Netflix platform on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.

Summary: Hustle is about Stanley Beren (Adam Sandler), a washed-up basketball scout, who sees his ticket back to the big time when he discovers a Spanish amateur basketball player, Bo Cruz (Juancho Hernangomez) in a park in Madrid. Surely under the tutelage of Stanley, he and Bo can make it to the NBA.

What to Watch For: NBA players, including Boban Marjanović, Trae Young, Jordan Clarkson, Khris Middleton, Aaron Gordon, Kyle Lowry, and Seth Curry, make appearances in the film,

Word on the Street: The film is directed by award-winning filmmaker Jeremiah Zagar, who started his career making documentaries, including the highly praised In a Dream (2008) which made the Academy Award shortlist.

My Take: I love it when Adam Sandler gives us a dramatic work instead of his silly comedies.

The Janes
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The Janes   (2022)

Rating: N/A

Release Date: Premiering on the HBO Max platform on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.

Summary: The Janes is a documentary about seven brave women who created a clandestine network that provided an underground service for women in the 1960s seeking abortions when they were illegal.

What to Watch For: The film was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival and won the Reel Woman Direct Award at the 2022 Cleveland International Film Festival.

Word on the Street: The filmmaker interviewed both the women who bravely created the network and many of the women who the ‘Janes’ helped.

My Take: Now more than ever, this topic is at the forefront of the news.

Dinner in America
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Dinner in America  (2020)

Rating: N/A

Release Date: In select theatres on Friday, June 10, 2022.

Summary: Dinner in America is about a punk-rocker (Kyle Gallner) on the lam and a young woman (Emily Skeggs) obsessed with his band. Together they team up to go on an adventure through the Midwest as they slowly fall in love.

What to Watch For: One of the first significant roles that Kyle Gallner portrayed was Cassidy ‘Beaver’ Casablancas on the beloved TV series Veronica Mars.

Word on the Street: The film was a big hit on the film festival circuit, including three Audience Awards at the 2020 Splat! Film Festival.

My Take: The film stars two of my favorite actresses, Mary Lynn Rajskub and Lea Thompson.

Neptune Frost
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Neptune Frost   (2021) 

Rating: N/A

Release Date: In select theatres on Friday, June 10, 2022.

Summary: Neptune Frost is a sci-fi musical set in Rwanda, where a miner (Bertrand Nintereste) mourns the death of a fellow worker and teams up with a woman named Neptune (Cheryl Isheja) to change the world.

What to Watch For: The film has been a festival darling, emphatically wowing audiences, and was nominated for two awards at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.

Word on the Street: The film is currently at 100% with over 30 critic reviews.

My Take: I look forward to seeing this film in the movie theatre which promises to be a magical experience.

Lost Illusions
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Lost Illusions   (2021)

Rating: N/A

Release Date: In select theatres on Friday, June 10, 2022.

Summary: Lost Illusions is the story of Lucian (Benjamin Voisin), who dreams of becoming a famous poet as he travels to Paris in the 19th century. Lucian’s dreams begin to fall apart when he, instead of following his heart, follows the money and becomes a journalist for a publication that loves a scandal.

What to Watch For: The film is based on the Balzac novel Illusions Perdues.

Word on the Street: The film received an outstanding fifteen nominations at the 47th Cesar Awards (the French Academy Awards), winning seven, including Best Film.

My Take: I have heard that film critics are comparing Benjamin Voisin to a young Tom Hulce.

What New Movies This Week Are You Planning to Watch?

And that’s your new releases for the week of June 5 – June 11, 2022.

In our comment section below, let us know what new movies this week you are excited to see!

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