New Movies This Week: X-Men: Dark Phoenix, The Secret Life of Pets 2 and more!

Plan your week ahead and choose which of these movie openings this June 5, 2019, you'll see on the big screen first.

X:Men: Dark Phoenix

ACTION, ADVENTURE, SCI-FI | PG | 1hr 53mins
20th Century Fox

Written and directed by Simon Kinberg, it is the twelfth installment in the X-Men film series, a direct sequel to X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) and the seventh and final installment in the main X-Men series. Jean Grey begins to develop incredible powers that corrupt and turn her into a Dark Phoenix. Now the X-Men will have to decide if the life of a team member is worth more than all the people living in the world.

The Secret Life of Pets 2

ADVENTURE, ANIMATION, FAMILY | PG | 1hr 30mins

Directed by Chris Renaud and co-directed by Jonathan del Val, it is the sequel to The Secret Life of Pets (2016) and the second feature film in the franchise. Continuing the story of Max and his pet friends, the film follows their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day.

Soul to Keep

HORROR, THRILLER | R-16 | 1 hr 46 mins

Directed David Allensworth Monière, the film centers on Beelzebub, an ancient demon hellbent on consuming and possessing souls, preys on lifelong friends at a rundown country house. With an agenda that spans thousands of years to bring Hell to Earth, this Prince of Hell has finally arrived.

Directed by Kim Tai-Sik, it follows a family in a chaotic situation when the father gets involved in a hit-and-run accident. In hopes of fixing the situation and destroying the evidence, they keep the car and break it down to pieces before they return to their home country. 

Heretiks

HORROR | R-16 | 1hr 21mins

Directed by Paul Hyett, the film is set in the 17th century and follows innocent Persephone who is falsely accused and put on trial for her life. She then meets a mysterious Reverend Mother offering her not just sanctuary but hope. Upon arriving at the small religious retreat, she is plagued with visions and soon realizes that salvation doesn't await but a battle for her soul. 

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