Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Movies of 2012

Below are the movies I hope to check out this year.  As always, if I don't make to the theater, I will definitely be Netflix-ing them.

Friday, January 20, 2012
Underworld: Awakening
- sequel of the first two "Underworld" films staring Kate Beckinsale

Friday, February 10, 2012
Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace 3D
- Star Wars in 3D.  Need I say more?

Friday, March 30, 2012
Wrath of the Titans
- sequel that takes place 10 years after the events of "Clash of the Titans"

April TBA
Dorothy of Oz
- animated sequel to the Wizard of Oz

Friday, April 13, 2012
The Three Stooges
- the stooges in a modern day movie

Friday, April 20, 2012
Scary Movie 5
- rumored to spoof "Final Destination", "Paranormal Activity", and "Child's Play" films

Friday, May 04, 2012
The Avengers
- a team of super heroes (Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and others) join together to fight evil

Friday, May 11, 2012
The Dictator
- comedy starring Sacha Baron Cohen ("Borat", "Bruno")

Friday, May 25, 2012
Men in Black III
- sequel to the previous films

Friday, June 08, 2012
- originally set to be an "Alien" prequel, this movie features a team of explorers searching for the origins of mankind

Friday, June 22, 2012
Abraham Lincoln:  Vampire Hunter
- Abraham Lincoln, the Great Emancipator, secretly battles with the un-dead as an ax-throwing, highly trained vampire assassin. Vampires are presented as the real conflict behind the Civil War.

Friday, June 29, 2012
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
- sequel to "GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra"

Tuesday, July 03, 2012
The Amazing Spider-Man
- reboot of the franchise featuring Peter Parker during his time in high school

Friday, July 20, 2012
The Dark Knight Rises
- sequel that takes place 8 years after the events of "The Dark Knight"

Friday, August 03, 2012
Total Recall
- remake of the 1990 movie of the same name starring Colin Farrell

October TBA
Paranormal Activity 4
- another sequel to the "Paranormal Activity" franchise

Friday, October 05, 2012
Taken 2
- sequel that is said to take place in Istanbul

Friday, November 09, 2012
- 23rd James Bond movie set to begin after the events of "Quantum of Solace"

December TBA
- Spielberg movie featuring Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln

Friday, December 07, 2012
Les Miserables
- film adaptation of the play

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
World War Z
- this movie chronicles the aftermath of a zombie war

Friday, December 14, 2012
The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey
- first part of a two part prequel to "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Kill Bin Laden
- The take-down of Osama Bin Laden from the point-of-view of the Navy SEALS.  Directed by Kathryn Biegelow ("The Hurt Locker")

Friday, December 21, 2012
This is Forty
- A spin-off of Knocked Up that focuses on Pete and Debbie, who where played by Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012
The Great Gatsby
- Based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel that takes place in Long Island and New York City in the summer of 1922.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Django Unchained
- Quentin Tarantino movie featuring a freed slave who becomes a bounty hunter