Men wearing iron suits, men made of steel, 3D decadence, battles in outer space, on ravaged planets, on sun-licked highways with enemies who take the form of everything from zombies to mercenaries to aliens to fast and furious cars to Benedict Cumberbatch: the summer is full of big movies making big money playing on big screens. As it should be.
But in case you want a coming-of-age tale where there’s no CGI, or feel like being tickled by a whip-smart romance that’s spanned two decades or check in with Sofia Coppola, we’ve got some stellar choices for you on our list of must-see movies that go beyond the blockbuster. Or rather are happening right beneath them.
Sit back with a cool drink and check out this list of Summer’s Other Must-See Movies.