Films at Camana Bay Cinema in May

Some much anticipated films arrive at the cinema in the next month, including the return of the Avengers in “Infinity War,” “Deadpool 2” and “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” which explores the origins of Han Solo.

Apart from these almost guaranteed blockbusters, it is a bit of a mixed bag. There is the inspirational “I Can Only Imagine” and the remake of the original “Overboard,” this time starring Anna Faris and Eugenio Derbez. Faris is a very competent comedic actress but why studios seem to be pushing Derbez in film after film is a bit of headscratcher. None of his recent movies (“Geostorm” and “How to be a Latin Lover”) really made a dent at the box office, yet they keep marching him out. Unfortunately, advance buzz of this flick is not positive. Maybe we’ll all be surprised.

“Breaking In” is the fare on offer for thriller fans and “Life of the Party” brings the comedy.

“Ladybird” was released last year, so it seems that after “Phantom Thread” last month, Camana Bay Cinema is giving people the chance to see Oscar-nominated films on the big screen.

April 27

‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet – the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment.

‘I Can Only Imagine’

Growing up in Greenville, Texas, Bart Millard suffers physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father, Arthur. When Arthur becomes terminally ill, he finds redemption by embracing his faith and rediscovering his love for his son. Years later, Bart’s troubled childhood and mended relationship with his dad inspires him to write the hit song “I Can Only Imagine” as singer of the Christian band MercyMe.

May 4

‘Overboard’

Kate is a single, working-class mother of three who’s hired to clean a luxury yacht that belongs to Leonardo – a selfish, spoiled and wealthy Mexican playboy. After unjustly firing Kate, Leonardo falls off the boat and wakes up with no memory of who he is. To get payback, Kate shows up at the hospital and convinces the confused amnesiac that they’re married. As Leonardo tries to get used to manual labor and his new family, Kate starts to wonder how long she can keep fooling her fake husband.

May 11

‘Breaking In’

A woman takes her two children on a weekend getaway to her late father’s secluded, high-tech estate in the countryside. She soon finds herself in a desperate fight to save all of their lives when four men break into the house in search of something.

‘Ladybird’

A teenager (Saoirse Ronan) navigates a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother (Laurie Metcalf) over the course of an eventful and poignant senior year of high school.

May 18

‘Life of the Party’

Dumped by her husband, longtime housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Winding up at the same school as her daughter, Deanna plunges headlong into the campus experience – embracing the fun, the freedom and the frat boys.

‘Deadpool 2’

Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool battles the evil and powerful Cable and other bad guys to save a boy’s life.

May 25

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Through a series of daring escapades, young Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.

For updated schedule and tickets, visit www.fandango.com.

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