Moviegoers are in for a treat this Memorial Day Weekend! We got a flying magical carpet Disney classic film, and a evil flying kid from space. Let’s dig into this week’s top movie picks!
Aladdin is a 2019 American musical fantasyfilm directed by Guy Ritchie, who co-wrote the screenplay with John August. Produced by Walt Disney Pictures, it is a live-actionadaptation of Disney’s 1992 animated film of the same name, which was based on the eponymous folktale from One Thousand and One Nights. The film stars Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, and Billy Magnussen. In the film, street urchin Aladdinfinds a magic lamp and must use it to win over Princess Jasmine and defeat the evil Jafar.
Brightburn is a 2019 American superherohorror film produced by James Gunn and Kenneth Huang. The film was directed by David Yarovesky and stars Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Matt Jones, and Meredith Hagner, and follows a young alien who lands on earth and realizes he has super powers. The film is produced and financed by Screen Gems, Stage 6 Films, Troll Court Entertainment, and The H Collective.
Both films are now playing at a theater near you!