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Coming soon to a cinema near you are a bundle of box office blockbusters.

Flying into cinemas on 5 July 2019 is the second solo Spider-Man film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-Man: Far From Home with Tom Holland (The Impossible) reprising his role for the fifth time, after also appearing in Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. 

He is joined in this feature by newcomer to the franchise Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain) and regular Samuel L. Jackson (Pulp Fiction). Two years ago Spider-Man: Homecoming made $880 million at the worldwide box office so expect this film to draw similar results.

For the third time this year, Disney will release the latest live action remake of their animated back catalogue when The Lion King roars onto the silver screen on 19 July 2019. A quarter century ago, The Lion King animated film won two Oscars, two Golden Globes, critical and audience acclaim and secured over $960 million globally to become the highest grossing film of the year. 

Will this feature cross the hallowed $1 billion threshold? Well, after directing The Jungle Book live action extravaganza three years ago that also pulled in over $960 million, Jon Favreau (Elf) returns to helm this mighty ship. We can only hope.

Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained) directs his ninth film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood which opens on 26 July 2019 with Brad Pitt (Twelve Monkeys), Leonardo DiCaprio (Titanic) and Margot Robbie (I, Tonya). Need I say more?

Poster courtesy of The Walt Disney Studios
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I attended Dunfermline High School from 2010 to 2016. I wrote my own column called ‘Adam’s Adventures’ and other articles for the school magazine, the ‘Pupils’ Press’, for its first 12 issues over three years and solely edited the last four editions. I created the official high school ‘Yearbook DVD’ and produced the exclusive 2016 calendar during my last year, independently. I also volunteered at the school mathematics shop, the ‘Stationery Village’, for three years and was appointed prefect for four years. I am currently in third year studying the BA (Hons) Journalism course at Edinburgh Napier University and contribute as an arts writer to The Edinburgh Reporter. I have achieved The Duke of Edinburgh’s (Bronze) Award and received grade five level certification for electronic keyboard from Trinity College London. In my spare time, I enjoy photography and travelling by railway, catching up with my friends and family and visiting my caravan away in the country. I must admit that I love good food which is both a thrilling and dangerous relationship.