Cinematic Sensations

The most anticipated movie releases still to come this year.


2023 has been filled with exciting releases from Cocaine Bear to The Super Mario Bros, but we have yet to see some of the best movies that 2023 has to offer. As we move deeper into the year the world of cinema is stirring with excitement, having some of the most anticipated releases coming up. In no order, The Messenger presents the top movies coming out this year that everyone should add to their watch list. 


Get ready to be swept away to a world where the elements come alive as characters in Walt Disney Studios’ highly anticipated new animated movie, Elemental. The movie will be released on June 16 and personifies the four elements (earth, air, fire, and water) as characters living in an “Element” city. The movie features a fire girl named Ember, and a water boy named Wade as they discover their similarities despite their elemental differences. Many people may recognize these characters from the game Fireboy and Watergirl that they played growing up and are excited for the release to see Pixar’s interpretation of it. 

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3:

On May 5 Marvel Studios is going to release Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. It will star the beloved actor Chris Pratt as Star-Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax, Vin Diesel as Groot, and Bradley Cooper as Rocket. This will be the third and final movie in the highly successful trilogy that Marvel has created. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is sure to entertain everyone with its action packed plot and humorous lines. Since the series started back in 2014 it has captivated many fans, so don’t miss out on the conclusion to this thrilling trilogy. 

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes:

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes will take place 64 years before the Hunger Games original series. It will feature young Coriolanus Snow before he became president as he mentors a tribute named Lucy Gray Baird for District 12 in the tenth Hunger Games. For the first time in the series, Jennifer Lawrence will not be making an appearance due to the fact that it is set before the games she starred in. Instead, the movie will feature Lucy Gray Baird who is played by Rachel Zegler and Tom Blyth who will play young Coriolanus Snow. Any Hunger Games fan should mark the date November 17 on their calendar to indulge in this new prequel. 

Spider Man: Across the Spider-Verse:

On June 2 fans of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse will finally get the sequel they have been longing for. Disney-run Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has created another Spider-Man animated movie featuring the fictional character Miles Morales as he is tasked with saving the multiverse with a team of spider-people he encounters. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is sure to be packed with action, so make sure to see it when it comes out.