Saturday 8 June 2024

Trinity Creative's July 2024 Film Releases: A Cinematic Feast of Action, Drama, and Documentary

By Jon Donnis

This July, Trinity Creative is delivering an eclectic mix of thrilling narratives and captivating documentaries that promise to entertain and enlighten audiences. From high-stakes crime dramas and psychological thrillers to heartwarming comedies and gripping documentaries, here's a look at the must-watch releases for the month.

Sons of Summer
Prepare to ride the waves of suspense with "Sons of Summer," a riveting thriller directed by Clive Fleury, known for his work on "The Bill" and "Big City Blues." Scheduled for digital release on July 15, this film is a gripping blend of crime, action, and breathtaking surfing sequences.

The story follows Sean (Joe Davidson of "Anyone But You" and "Neighbours"), who commemorates his father's death anniversary by visiting his favorite beach with friends. The serene remembrance turns into a nightmare when Sean's drug-dealing friend drags him into a heroin heist, attracting the ire of a ruthless mobster (Temuera Morrison of "The Book of Boba Fett" and "Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom"). With his girlfriend Katie (Isabel Lucas of "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen") kidnapped, Sean must navigate a perilous journey to save her and himself.

Twisters: The Real Story
"Twisters: The Real Story" offers a deep dive into one of nature's most awe-inspiring and destructive phenomena. Directed by Robin Bextor, known for "The Exorcist Untold" and "King Charles III," this documentary is available on DVD and digital from July 1, courtesy of Reel 2 Reel Films. It's the perfect precursor to the upcoming cinematic sequel to the 90s hit "Twisters."

This documentary takes viewers into the heart of tornadoes, featuring brave tornado chasers who risk everything to study these deadly storms. With never-before-seen footage and exclusive interviews, Bextor explores the motivations and courage of these storm chasers, offering an educational and thrilling viewing experience.

The Way Out
Barry Jay's "The Way Out" is a slick and brutal psychological thriller that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats. Set for UK digital release on July 15 through Scatena & Rosner Films, the film stars Jonny Beauchamp ("Katy Keene," "Stonewall"), Mike Manning ("This Is Us"), Sherri Shepherd ("Precious"), Mitch Silpa ("Bridesmaids"), Ashleigh Murray ("Riverdale"), and Anthony Ruiz ("The Changeling").

The plot centers on Alex (Beauchamp), a troubled aspiring singer-songwriter who inherits his family home after his father's death. He takes in a charismatic roommate, Shane (Manning), whose influence initially empowers Alex but soon leads him down a dark path that threatens his sobriety and his life. Can Alex find a way out of this dangerous spiral?

Lily Darling
Teen romance gets a punk rock twist in "Lily Darling," directed by Stefanie Hubbard. Set for its UK digital debut on July 1 via Scatena & Rosner Films, this film is a nostalgic dive into the mid-2000s.

The story follows Darling (Reilly Rose), whose life revolves around punk rock, skinny jeans, and black eyeliner. Her world is turned upside down when she meets the enigmatic Ollie (Jake Blakeslee). As sparks fly, Darling must reevaluate her rebellious relationship with an older troublemaker. Bursting with energy and nostalgia, "Lily Darling" is the rockin' romance you need this summer.

The Appleton Ladies' Potato Race
Get ready to cheer for "The Appleton Ladies' Potato Race," a charming Australian comedy-drama directed by Lynn Hegarty ("Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries") and based on Melanie Tait's stage play. Set for UK digital release on July 15 through Reel 2 Reel Films, this film offers a delightful mix of humor and heart.

The plot follows Doctor Penny (Claire van der Boom of "Blacklight") as she returns to her hometown for the annual potato race. Outraged to discover the disparity in prize money between the men's and women's races, Penny ignites a rebellion to right this wrong, sparking a community-wide movement that rocks Appleton to its core.

Trinity Creative's July 2024 releases offer a rich tapestry of stories that span various genres and themes. Whether you're in the mood for high-octane thrillers, insightful documentaries, or heartwarming dramas, this lineup ensures there's something for everyone to enjoy. Mark your calendars and get ready for a month of exceptional entertainment.