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Just some awesome movies you should watch in August


A new month and a bunch of awesome new movies in it? Yes please. Bring it on August!

Although The Venice Film festival starts at the end of the month, there will be some fantastic movies before that. The Long awaited film adaptation of Stephen King’s book The Dark Tower is coming to theaters, and so is the film adaptation of Jeannette Walls’s book The Glass Castle.

There are Academy Award winners in both of the movies, and we are yet to discover if they are good as expected to be.

But what other movies are released in August? Well… scroll down to find out for yourself….

The Dark Tower

Release date: 4 August
Directed by: Nikolaj Arcel
Starring : Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Claudia Kim…
Fun fact about it: Stephen King sold the film rights to The Dark Tower for $19; this is a significant, recurring number in later books in the series.

Wind River

Release date: 4 August
Directed by: Taylor Sheridan
Starring : Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Jon Bernthal…
Fun fact about it: This is Elizabeth Olsen and Jeremy Renner’s third time working together on a movie, after Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and Captain America: Civil War (2016).

The Glass Castle

Release date: 11 August
Starring: Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Max Greenfield…
Directed by: Destin Daniel Cretton
Fun fact about it: Brie Larson’s second collaboration with director Destin Daniel Cretton. She previously starred in his 2013 feature “Short Term 12.”

Ingrid Goes West

Release date: 11 August
Directed by: Matt Spicer
Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, Billy Magnussen…
Fun fact about it: This will be Oshea Jackson Jr’s second movie ever his first was playing his father in Straight Outta Compton.

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Release date: 18 August
Directed by: Patrick Hughes
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman…
Fun fact about it: In the 2016 film “Deadpool”, Ryan Reynolds talks about Samuel L. Jackson and his role of Nick Fury. One year later, the two actors starred together in “The Hitman’s Bodyguard”.

Logan Lucky

Release date: 18 August
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Starring: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Seth MacFarlane, Riley Keough…
Fun fact about it: Riley Keough and Channing Tatum previously starred together in Magic Mike (2012), also directed by Steven Soderbergh.



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