A film sequel to the HKTV show of the same name, “The Menu” revolves around a group of newspaper journalists who have to figure out what to do when a bomb is detonated in the middle of a television studio, by a man avenging the grisly murder of his daughter. Opens Aug 4. The Shallows
In this ultimate summer popcorn thriller, Blake Lively spends most of the movie stranded on a coral reef a mere 200 meters from shore, and the only thing between her and safety is a great white shark. But how does she know that the shark wasn’t just going in for a hug? Opens Aug 4.
In the world of superheroes and supervillains, a ragtag group of incarcerated evildoers, including The Joker and Harley Quinn, are called on by the government to defeat an even super-er mystery villain. Stuffed with A-listers—Will Smith, Viola Davis, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto—this antihero DC flick makes idols out of the heavily armed and psychotically disturbed: America! Opens Aug 4.
Travel blogs rave about going to
Tokyo’s Tsukiji Market at the crack of dawn to catch the live tuna auctions and feast on some still-moving bivalves. But if you’re a late-rising fantasy-traveler, this should do the trick. Guaranteed: glossy sashimi porn, an explainer on Japanese culture, and an environmental guilt trip so visually stunning you’ll think twice about going back to Sushi Express. Opens Aug 4.