These seven movies new to Hulu this month blur fiction with reality, or perhaps better said, reality with its own extreme ones, and reasons for existing are at stake. What better world to live in: the world where you stay firmly in place and see through its pain and glory, or where you challenge yourself to get there, and so seek new levels of experience and Looking for perspective?

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Available: July 1

director: Alexander Payne

writer: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash

Pour: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Nick Krause


A (in a good way) sentimental film with deeply human elements, The descendants was a departure from heartbreaking straightness for Payne Sideways. What is most effective in the narrative about a man coming to terms with his past through land ownership is how his family unravel and integrate into a strange journey that embraces the unexpected things life can bring.

Available: July 1

director: Kenneth Branagh

writer: Steph Lady, Frank Darabont

Pour: Helena Bonham Carter, Robert De Niro, Kenneth Branagh

Related to Mary ShelleyThe novel, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley takes us through the story of the creature’s creation and the abandonment he experiences when his creator loses interest in him and he is socially shunned because no one can understand him. There is terror on many levels, one of which is the creature’s choice, a la Cape Fear style of killing anyone once dear to their creator.

Available: July 1

director: Boots Riley

writer: Boots Riley

Pour: Tessa Thompson, LaKeith Stanfield, Jermaine Fowler

A fantastic film, especially in the sense of what blows your socks off, Sorry to bother you is pure madness. The film gets serious about the extent to which greed corrupts us: we become idiots, actors in our own lives and in our party lives, unable to separate the path to the pleasures desired from what is ethical to the world as whole makes sense. Boots Riley’s directorial debut is packed with captivating performances.

Available: July 1

director: Bryan Singer

writer: Anthony McCarten, Peter Morgan

Pour: Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Lucy Boynton

A very good biopic of Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of British rock band Queen, who is outstanding Rami Malek‘s performance, for which he won multiple awards, as Mercury. The film focuses on his journey with Queen, his challenges in becoming a solo artist, his reunion with the band for the Live Aid concert, and when Mercury was diagnosed with AIDS. Queen’s performance at the concert is considered one of the most iconic rock music concerts of all time.

Available: July 1

director: JoeJohnston

writer: Jonathan Hensleigh, Greg Taylor, Jim Strain

Pour: Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams, David Alan Grier

A playful, exciting film, the original jumanji considers the idea of ​​whether our game-based realities can lead us to places of truth where we can explore the meaning behind those games. Both comedic and dramatic, and based on fantasy, the film offers escapism through multiple lenses: how far will our imaginations take us into other worlds, and what is our imaginative responsibility in these new places once we get there?


Available: July 1

director: Gus van Sant

Writer: Dustin Lance Black

Pour: Sean Penn, James Franco, Josh Brolin

Many still sense the lecherous edginess that reigns between Harvey Milk and the man who would become his partner on the New York night subway. As many feel the menace and complication of Dan White murdering Milk at the end of the film. There is poetry and politics in this narrative of Milk’s life and legacy, but the film ends with a glee to continue by heart that focuses on Milk’s activism for the protection and equal treatment of the LGBTQ+ community in society.


Available: July 1

director: Michael Tollen

writer: Mike Rich, Gary Smith

Pour: Cuba Gooding Jr., Debra Winger, Ed Harris

Based on a true story radio is a love and orientation story about a friendship between a high school coach and a young student, radio, who is mentally challenged. Authentic, tender performances ground the film and refute a savior paradigm. It’s not so much that Radio needs help or that the trainer needs to be a helper, but that they find in each other a camaraderie that indicates what union can achieve on a much deeper level: aka the elevation of love.

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