10 More Movies You Cant Miss In 2012
I know, I know. The Avengers has already broke records everywhere, and you’re doing a summer preview now?!But it seems like we moviegoers have more options than usual this summer!
Summer is here and that means popcorn, blockbusters and millions of dollars in the pockets of actors and actresses. With one blockbuster (The Avengers) already setting the bar extremely high, here’s a look at some of the other movies you’ll be seeing over the next months.
The Amazing Spider-Man
After three highly successful films in theaters, Sony Pictures has decided to completely renew the Spider-Man franchise. “The Amazing Spider-Man” will tell the story of one of the major Marvel heroes since its inception. The villain of the novel production is still in theaters: the Lizard.
Hits theaters on July 3rd, 2012.
The Dark Knight Rises
The final chapter of the trilogy of Batman promises to be epic. Eight years after Batman (Christian Bale) takes the fall for Two Face’s crimes, he’s still hated by the citizens of Gotham. However, when the evil Bane (Tom Hardy) shows up to wreak havoc on the city, the Dark Knight steps up to protect his home.
Reaches theaters July 20, 2012
Success in the 90′s with Arnold Schwarzenegger, the remake of “Total Recall” should tell the same story, but now with state of the art special effects its sure to be even more devastating. An unassuming factory worker (Colin Farrell) finds his life turned upside down after undergoing a recreational mind-altering procedure. With the help of Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel, he struggles to make sense of his new reality.
In theaters August 3rd, 2012
The Bourne Legacy
Whoa, how do you make a Jason Bourne thriller without Matt Damon, or even the Bourne identity? Expanding on novelist Robert Ludlum’s universe of top-level espionage, the underrated director of Duplicity and Michael Clayton (and screenwriter on every Bourne flick thus far) brings new hero Jeremy Renner into the fray — along with Edward Norton, Rachel Weisz and the previous films’ Albert Finney and Joan Allen — as another bad-ass CIA operative.
“The Bourne Legacy” movie hits theaters on August 3, 2012
The Expendables 2
Yet another sequel, “The Expendables 2,” starring Sylvester Stallone and Bruce Willis will be out on August 17. The premise of the film is the expendable’s revenge for the death of one of their own and is sure to be full of disasters and explosions. Sly repeats the dose in a production that promises to be explosive, after all you see on the screen together Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris!
The Expendables 2, in theaters August 17, 2012
Resident Evil: Retribution
The franchise based in the gaming world most successful in cinema history reaches its fifth and perhaps final chapter. The plot of “Resident Evil 5: Retribution” sees Alice fight alongside a resistance movement in the continuing battle against the Umbrella Corporation and the undead, but still promises plenty of action, zombies and special effects.
In theatres: September 14, 2012
Another production that was a relative success in the 90s but starring Sylvester Stallone. In the film, which takes place in the futuristic city of Mega City One, Judge Dredd make offenders comply with the law at any cost, even if it is needed to run them down without mercy.
In theatres: September 21, 2012
The spy James Bond returns to screens in the twenty-second film in the franchise. The new Bond film promo turns out to be a barrage of explosions, dubstep and associative word games. Still, it has to be better than Quantum of Solace right?!
In theatres: November, 2012
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2
You must be wondering what makes a film like this in a list toward the nerds and geeks. However, it is easy to explain. The Twilight Saga, with its four films so far, has earned nearly $4 billion at the box office and, of course, the last episode of the franchise will be no different. When we last left Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), she had just survived childbirth and had her baby Renesmee.
Opens November 16, 2012
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
If you liked “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, prepare yourself to return to Middle Earth in “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”. Considering how good the Lord of the Rings films were, it’s hard not to be excited for part one of this prequel of sorts. Martin Freeman seems like a great choice for Bilbo, and it’ll be great to see some of the original LotR cast back.
Opens 14 December 2012