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Darth Sensitive
04-09-2008, 09:18 AM
Summer blockbuster season is upon us, and my wallet will be hurting.

Here's a list (http://www.comingsoon.net/movies.php?) of things coming out.

5/2 - Iron Man
5/16 - Prince Caspian
5/22 - Indiana Jones
6/27 - WallE
7/18 - The Dark Knight
11/7 - Quantum of Solace
11/21 - Harry Potter

Is a list of what I want to see in theaters, and there are more that I would see there with other, but am not yet majorly interested in.

What are you looking forward to?

Atrael
04-09-2008, 10:46 AM
April 18th The Forbidden Kingdom
May 2nd Maid of Honor
May 9th Speed Racer
June 6th You Don't Mess with Zohan
June 13th The Incredible Hulk
June 27th Wanted
July 2nd Hancock
July 11th Hellboy II
July 11th Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D
August 1st The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
December 19th The Curious Case of Benjamin Buttons


Plus all those you listed also in the OP.

pepperlandgirl
04-09-2008, 10:49 AM
Street Kings (4/11)
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (4/18)
Iron Man (5/2)
Prince Caspian (5/16)
Indiana Jones (5/22)
WALL*E (6/27)
Dark Knight (7/18)
X-Files (7/25)
Hamlet 2 (8/22)
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (10/3)
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (10/31)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (12/12)

Meyer6
04-09-2008, 10:57 AM
I'm really looking forward to Synecdoche, New York, which is supposedly coming out in September, but not confirmed.

Also, like Atrael, Made of Honour on May 2nd, because it looks girly and a bit cheesy and me and my friends have a weakness for those kinds of movies!

DeadlyAccurate
04-09-2008, 11:04 AM
Wanted is that Angelina Jolie movie, right? I want to see that one and Prince Caspian. Those are the only two I'll likely make an effort to see in the theater. I have a really good home theater setup, so I don't really worry if I miss a show in the theaters.

Darth Sensitive
04-10-2008, 09:33 AM
If wanted is the Angelina Jolie assassin movie, I'll be seeing that too.

Intravenus De Milo
04-10-2008, 09:49 AM
X-Files (7/25)
Hamlet 2 (8/22)
Whoa whoa whoa. Are these actual movies that are being made? Hamlet 2 I would not so much be up for, but another X-Files movie? Interesting. Unless it's "Fight the Future: 3-D Killer Bee-O-Rama" or something.

Anyway, I cannot tell a lie, I'm pretty excited about seeing Speed Racer. Even if the story is terrible, it will at least be cool to look at. As for the other movies...I liked the first Narnia movie well enough, and Prince Caspian looks even better (more epic-ness and less talking animals and snow). I'll probably take my niece to see that one. I can't wait for Wall*E, it looks really good so far (and does anyone else think Wall*E is reminiscent of the skiing moon robot from Aardman's A Grand Day Out?). Indiana Jones 4, duh. They've been talking about making this movie for what seems like about 700 years, I'm too curious not to see it now.

Also, Miyazaki-san's next movie, Ponyo on a Cliff, comes out in Japan this summer. Not that I'll see it then, of course, but hopefully there will be a release in the 'States sometime in 2009.

AlmondJoy
04-10-2008, 09:58 AM
I just saw the Trailer for the movie -The Flight of The Red Balloon. I would love to see but i am not sure if it will be coming out in theaters near me.

Bosstone
04-10-2008, 10:04 AM
Sweeet, it's less than a month to Iron Man!

CJJ*
04-10-2008, 10:46 AM
Anyway, I cannot tell a lie, I'm pretty excited about seeing Speed Racer. Even if the story is terrible, it will at least be cool to look at. As for the other movies...
I am embarassed to say I am totally geeked for this movie. First, I grew up watching those cartoons every afternoon after school, over and over and...it looks from the trailer they caught the sleek, fast-paced spirit of the series without going for the easy-to-parody moments (OK, there was that scene with Spridle and Chim-Chim hiding in the trunk of the Mach 5, which even as a six-year old I found ridiculous, but still). Plus, it's got a great look...I hear they're even releasing it on IMAX.

But more importantly, I have a young son who loves racecars and shows about racecars. My wife and I took him to see Horton Hears a Who, which was preceded by the trailer for Speed Racer. When the two-minute clip ended with the film logo, he spontaneously shouted "All Right!" and even after the Horton film couldn't stop talking about Speed Racer's cool car.

Mark my words: This thing is gonna be huge, a perfect storm of nostalgic adults and wide-eyed kids thronging to the multiplex. Proceed at your own peril :)

freekalette
04-10-2008, 11:01 AM
In no particular order:

Iron Man
Prince Caspian
Speed Racer
Doctah Joooones!!
Harry Potter
Wall-E
Zack and Miri Make a Porno

I'm sure there will be more, but the caffeine hasn't quite kicked in yet.

Spice Weasel
04-10-2008, 03:37 PM
We're psyched forThe Dark Knight, the new Indiana Jones flick, and Wall-E. It's about damn time; there's been slim pickins in the movie theater over the last couple of months.

pepperlandgirl
04-10-2008, 07:41 PM
Whoa whoa whoa. Are these actual movies that are being made? Hamlet 2 I would not so much be up for, but another X-Files movie? Interesting. Unless it's "Fight the Future: 3-D Killer Bee-O-Rama" or something.



Yep, they're actual movies. The X-Files movie doesn't have an official title yet, and Chris Carter has been very, very tight-lipped. The only thing I know is that it's not a "mytharc" movie. I guess it's more like a monster-of-the-week, which I think is pretty damned awesome.

Hamlet 2 looks pretty funny to me.

In the irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama teacher (Steve Coogan) rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages a politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet.

I love Steve Coogan. And Catherine Keener is in it, too, who I also like quite a bit.

Intravenus De Milo
04-10-2008, 07:53 PM
Hamlet 2 looks pretty funny to me.

Quote:
In the irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama teacher (Steve Coogan) rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages a politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet.

I love Steve Coogan. And Catherine Keener is in it, too, who I also like quite a bit.
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Oh, okay. It's a sequel within a movie, so to speak. I was thinking for a minute there that it would be pretty hard to stage a serious follow-up to the actual play, unless they adapted the modern spin-off about Rosencranz and Guildenstern or something. But the movie of which you speak DOES sound interesting.

FriarTed
04-10-2008, 10:22 PM
Definitely THE DARK KNIGHT, INDIANA JONES and PRINCE CASPIAN, probably IRON MAN. I did not know about a new MUMMY film! I'll probably make an effort for that. And oh yes, also a definite for POTTER.

Hey, It's That Guy!
04-10-2008, 11:01 PM
I'm looking forward to Iron Man, Dark Knight, Indiana Jones and the Quest for the Comfy Chair, and The Third Movie About That Guy From The Mummy. I'll catch Speed Racer, Wanted, Hellboy II, and Hulk at the dollar theater a month or so after they come out.

I'm already eagerly awaiting 2009, though. Watchmen and The Spirit!

mhendo
04-11-2008, 12:34 AM
Sweeet, it's less than a month to Iron Man!Yeah, i've been looking forward to that since i saw the first teasers. It looks awesome, and Robert Downey Jr. is perfect.

Dark Knight is also high on my list.

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