The year 2019 is no doubt jam-packed with the most amazing movie releases. The year started off with some promising flicks from unconventional thrillers like ‘Escape Room’ and ‘Glass’ to the energy filled dramas like ‘Arctic’ and ‘Fighting With My Family’. The first quarter of the year is over and it has already provided us with some of the finest pieces of cinema. But the best of it is yet to come. The month of April is loaded with some of the most anticipated movies of this year. Here’s a list of those much-awaited upcoming movies for the month of April that you wouldn’t want to miss out on. We hope that these movies won’t be a buzzkill and will live up to what we expect out of them.
16. Shazam (5 April, 2019)
The upcoming DC superhero movie tells the story of Billy Batson who is just another problematic teenager who ends up moving from one foster home to another in Philadelphia. In his seventh foster home, Billy befriends Freedy Freeman who is another foster child of the Vazquez Family. Billy’s life entirely changes when one day he gets on a subway train that magically transports him into an alternate realm where he meets a wise primitive wizard. The wizard believes that Billy has a pure golden heart and grants him the power to transform himself into a full-fledged adult superhero just by uttering one simple word – Shazam! Amazed and confused by his newly discovered identity Billy seeks Freedy’s help and they together learn Billy’s capabilities as a superhero. Slowly Billy starts to gain control over his new abilities, which he has to use to stop Dr. Thaddeus Sivana from performing wicked and villainous deeds.
15. Pet Sematary (5 April, 2019)
This second adaptation of a bone-chilling novel by Stephen King will probably keep you up all night. Stephen King himself once confessed that ‘Pet Sematary’ was too scary to be published. The idea behind the story arises from a classic play called Monkey’s Paw. It follows the life of Dr. Louis Creed who moves to a rural Maine from Boston with his wife Rachel and two kids Gage and Ellie. Louis’s strange neighbor who is an old man named Jud shows him a very mysterious burial ground that lies beyond a well-known pet sematary deep inside the woods. Soon, things start to go strangely wrong and the family is struck by a devastating tragedy. Louis ends up taking impulsive decisions, setting off something very sinister and demonic that has always been lurking deep down the burial grounds of the Pet Sematary.
14. High Life (5 April, 2019)
Starring Robert Pattinson in the lead role, ‘High Life’ tells the story of a bunch of criminals who are sent deep into space to find an alternate source of energy. The criminals are duped into believing that they will be freed once the experiment has been completed. On their journey to a black hole, the criminals are experimented upon sexually by the scientists on board. Soon, the criminals realize that they are still under imprisonment in the confinements of the space ship and are being fed by nothing but lies and slander. Things get darker as these prisoners find their own way to rebel against the scientists on board. Meanwhile, for Monte, who is the protagonist, things get more complicated when he has a daughter through artificial insemination. The movie follows how his relationship with his daughter grows and how he comes to love her taking on the responsibility to protect her.