April 29, 2013
May Movie Hit List (Part 1)
April may be winding down, but the blockbuster movie season is just heating up. In the merry month of May we have both the heavy hitters and the low budget summer movies that seem like they are fresh out of the film festivals. I hope all of you out there have your piggy banks filled up because the price of seeing these gems combined with the cost of popcorn and soda (which is an arm and a leg), you might have to keep your eyes closely glued to your bank account.
So, without further a due, let’s get right into it.
Iron Man 3 – The sarcastic, rich android man is back for another pay day. Here’s a little disclaimer though; this film might shut down the box office for at least three weeks. In this installment, Tony Stark faces his most deadly foe yet, the treacherous Mandarin. This movie starts its worldwide domination son May third in the United States.
What Maisie Knew – Based on the novel of the same name, the story centers on a little girl’s troubles and struggles during her parents nasty and bitter custody battle. The tear jerking starts on May third.
The Great Gatsby –What can be said about this? The Great Gatsby is a remake of a classic movie that was based on a classic novel and all bearing the same name, of course. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Peter Parker (oops, I meant Tobey Maguire), the feature is about a young war veteran who gets involved with a millionaire neighbor and the happenings of this weird but extraordinary lifestyle. This is a classy occasion, so save the date for May 13th and be sharp.
Star Trek: into Darkness – To be honest, I never thought a Star Trek movie would be something everyone else would be looking forward to seeing (sorry to all you trekkies out there, just saying). Well, things change and if you have enough money to afford some good CGI and a director like J.J. Abrams, then you have a soon to be hit on your hands. Captain Kirk is out to take us on yet another journey into space, but this time the crew of the Enterprise find an evil force within their own organization and now they are on a manhunt for an unstoppable weapon. That’s all well and good, but I know what part of the plot you really want to know and yes, Zoey Saldana will be making a return to the cast.
Fast and Furious 6 – All of the testosterone in my body is screaming for me to see this film. Fast cars, fast women and over the top action? Not to mention a manhunt for Letty? It is a must see for any fan of the series. What more can I say? It’s another Fast and Furious movie that stars all of the fan favorites from over the years. It is rest assured that I will see this film and you will to. Look for it May 24in the United States.
We are only halfway through our hit list, check by soon for part two… and make sure you bring the popcorn.
Image Credit: Marvel / Disney