The Breakdown of 'Incredibles 2', 'Hereditary', 'Hotel Artemis', 'Alex Strangelove', and 'Ali's Wedding'

I hope dads everywhere had a great Father's Day and were able to spend some time with their families. Speaking of families, several of the movies we review this week have a major focus on familial bonds. We kick it off with a super heroic family in one of most hotly anticipated animated sequels in Incredibles 2. We also have something much darker, in a supernatural horror where Toni Collette plays a mother trying to protect her family while also uncovering some dark secrets in Hereditary. Then we have two bank robbing brothers who after a robbery goes bad end up in a hospital for criminals called Hotel Artemis. Love is in the air as well with two romantic comedies from Netflix in Alex Strangelove and Ali's Wedding. We had a great time recording this show and hope it is just as fun for you. And if it is, then please spread the word to other big movie fans, so we can help grow this show.

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Movie Ratings:

Incredibles 2 ***½ (CS)
Alex Strangelove ** (CS) & **½ (SM)
Hereditary **** (CS)
Ali's Wedding ** (CS) & *** (SM)
Hotel Artemis **½ (CS)

Summer Box Office Challenge:

Christopher's Picks:

 Solo: A Star Wars Story $84 420 489
2. Incredibles 2 $182 687 905
3. Mission Impossible: Fallout 
4. Ocean’s 8 $41 607 378
5. Equalizer 2 
6. Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again 
7. Crazy Rich Asians
8. The Meg
9.  The Spy Who Dumped Me 
10. Teen Titans Go to the Movies 
Total: $308 715 772

Scott's Picks:

1. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
2. Deadpool 2 $125 507 153
3. Ant-Man and the Wasp 
4. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
5. Skyscraper
6. First Purge 
7. Disney’s Christopher Robin 
8. Uncle Drew 
9. Mile 22 
10. Life of the Party $17 886 075
Total: $143 393 228