Action auteur Johnnie
To’s latest unfolds entirely in a hospital, where a criminal with a bullet lodged in his brain delays an operation in order to buy himself time and to mock the cop who brought him in (Louis Koo), while a doctor (Zhao Wei) confronts questions of her own professionalism. Opens Jul 14.
In this cop buddy comedy, Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart play reunited high school best friends—Hart is a middling accountant unhappy at work and at home, and Johnson is a CIA agent who needs a numbers whiz to figure out an arms deal. Opens Jul 14. Finding Dory
See review, above. Opens Jul 14.
Me Before You
This tearjerker of Nicholas Sparksian proportions brings together a spunky barista-turned caregiver and her client, a former high-rolling banker who loses everything—his job, his closest relationships, and his will to live—after a motorcycle accident leaves him completely paralyzed. Opens Jul 14.
Simon Pegg and Lake Bell are the leads of this rom-com which starts with the cutest of meet-cutes: a mistaken woman on a blind date, a perfect date, the heartfelt reveal, an unanticipated reaction, and in between, highflying highs, desperate lows, and a drunken meltdown to boot. Opened July 7.