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Vegas film notables reveal their top summer movie picks

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“The Mr. Rogers documentary, Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Filmmaker Morgan Neville reveals Fred Rogers to be more than the gentle uncle with the sweater collection we remember from childhood.” –Nikki Corda, Nevada Women’s Film Festival

The Meg! It has Jason Statham fighting a giant shark. You can’t get a better summer movie than that—it’s not possible.” –Drew Marvick, Sin City Horror Fest

Solo: A Star Wars Story. After Rogue One , I have tremendous faith in Disney’s ability to make a prequel story compelling.” –William Powell, Sci Fi Center

Deadpool 2. I loved the first one and cannot wait to see what they do next. I’m stoked to see Josh Brolin as Cable and really hope they recapture the charm and heart of the first one!” –Danny Shepherd, Ismahawk film production company

Show Dogs, because the movie was shot in my hometown and employed our local crew! I am especially excited to be able to watch this film with my kids.” –Danette Tull, Nevada Film Office

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