2011 has been a very exciting ride and movies that we definitely would not forget. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Pirates of the Caribbean all got into the list of top 10 grossing films of all time; 3rd, 4th and 8th consecutively. More info here: http://www.iluvcebu.com/top-5-blockbuster-movie-picks-of-2011/. So are you wondering what blockbuster movies are in store for us this 2012? Here are some of my picks for must watch movies of 2012.
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5th Place Picks. haha. Been watching mushy movies since the start of 2011. My friends had dragged me to watch mushy tagalog and hollywood movies as part of my “sensitivity training.” LOL. Well I guess it really does help to be more romantic when watching romance/drama genre. My 5th place picks of movies to watch in 2012 are:
The Lucky One. Based from the book by Nicholas Sparks, the movie stars High School Musical’s Zac Efron, as the marine who travels to North Carolina after serving three rounds in Iraq in search of the woman in the picture he found during his service in Iraq who he thinks was his lucky charm. Scheduled Release Date: April 2012
Inspired from a true story, The Vow, stars Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum. Paige (McAdams) was in a coma after a car accident and when she wakes up and forgets about her husband Leo (Tatum), Leo will work to make his wife fall with him all over again. Scheduled release date: February 2012.
Last on my 5th Place Picks is The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 which would be released in November 2012. (No trailer available yet)
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4th Place Picks. Comebacks, prequels and series are on my number 4th place picks of must watched movies.
First would be MIB 3. Am a big fan of MIB 1 & 2 and Will Smith. In MIB 3, Agent J (Smith) jumps back in time to 1960s, where an alien with its sights on the younger version of Agent K posses a threat to MIB Organization and humankind. Scheduled Release Date: May 2012
On its 4th installment, Underworld: Awakening, humans found out the existence of Lycans and Vampires, thus starting a war. Kate Beckinsale reprised her role as Selene, who by the way looks really hot on leather. Meeeyaw! Scheduled Release Date: January 2012.
The Hobbit. The said prequel to the epic Lord of the Rings Trilogy is a story about Bilbo Baggins, a Hobbit who journeys to the Lonely Mountain accompanied by a group of dwarves to reclaim a treasure taken from them by a dragon. Scheduled Release date: December 2012
On its second installment, G.I. Joe: Retaliation stars Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson, Adrianne Palicki and Bruce Willis. The Team faces off against Zartan, his accomplices, and the world leaders under his influence. Scheduled release Date: June 2012
Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance: Johny Blaze played by Nicholas Cage heads to eastern europe to stop a devil who is trying to gain human form. Scheduled Release date: February 2012.
Expandables 2: Again with a powerhouse cast, this must be a fun movie with lots of hollywood action stars! They went deep inside the enemy’s territory after one of their men got murdered. Scheduled Release Date: August 2012.
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3rd Place Picks. Fairytales and cartoons are on my 3rd place picks!
Two different stories about a beautiful young lady, Snow White. First is “Mirror Mirror” who stars Julia Roberts as the evil queen. The evil queen steals the throne from Snow White and seven resourceful rebels helps her gain back her birthright. Scheduled release date: March 2012
“Snow White and the Huntsman” another tale on the story of Snow White. In this movie the hunstman then became Snow White’s protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the evil Queen. Aren’t you excited to see Kristen Stewart act a different role? ^_^ Scheduled Release Date: June 2012
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. 12 year old kid tries to find a tree to make his dream girl happy, but to be able to find one, he must discover the story of Lorax first. With voices of Zac Efron, Taylor Swift and Danny DeVito. Scheduled Release Date: March 2012
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted. The third installment of The Madagascar franchise, Alex the lion with the gang joins the circus in effort to go back home in New York. These guys are just so crazy yet cute and adorable. Scheduled release date: June 8, 2012
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. Stars Vanessa Hudgens, Dwayne Johnson and Josh Hutcherson on this second story of Journey. Sean Anderson (Hutcherson) is on a mission to find his grandfather who is thought to be missing in a mystical island.
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2nd Place Picks . I just love horror movies. I may be a scardy cat but I love the thrill and chill horror movies bring. hehe. Here are some of my 2012 horror picks.
“The Devil Inside.” The story is about a woman who becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three person during her own exorcism. Scheduled Date of release: January 2012
The Cabin in the Woods. A group of friends go for a vacation in a remote cabin. Then suddenly bad things happen. Scheduled Release date: April 2012
The Woman in Black. A young lawyer, played by Harry Potter.. errr Daniel Radcliffe, travels to a remote village where he discovers a vengeful ghost of a scorned woman terrorizing the locals. Scheduled Release date: February 2012.
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Science Fiction, super heroes, gods and more kablaam and kapow action on my top must watch movie picks for 2012.
The Hunger Games. is the silver screen adaptation based from the Novel by Suzanne Collins. It tells a story of 16 year old of Katniss Everdeen who lives in a post-apocalyptic world in the country of Panem. The Hunger Games are an annual event in which one boy and one girl aged 12 to 18 from each of the 12 districts surrounding the Capitol are selected by lottery to compete in a televised battle in which only one person can survive.
Link of the trailer here: http://youtu.be/p-5ANq4sAL0
The Amazing Spiderman. This is really going to be interesting as Andrew Garfield debuts as Spiderman. Teenager Peter Parker deals with both teenage and superhuman problems. Scheduled release Date: July 2012
The Dark Knight Rises. Terrorist leader Bane releases his temper in Gotham City to have Batman resurface again. The movie brought back Christian Bale as Batman together with the lovely Anne Hathaway as Catwoman and Tom Hardy as Bane. Scheduled release date: July 2012
Battleship: A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals. Rihanna plays Raikes an FBI Espionage. Yes, “Rude Boy” singer is in the cast of Battleship. I have this feeling she’s gonna die in this movie. hehe. Scheduled release date: May 2012.
Wrath of the Titans. Perseus embarks on a treacherous quest into the underworld to rescue Zeus, who has been targeted for capture by his traitorous son, Ares, and his brother, Hades. Scheduled Release Date: March 2012
The Avengers. The S.H.I.E.L.D. agency brings together a team of superhumans to help save the Earth from annihilation by extraterrestrial invaders. This is going to be AAAWESOME! Scarlett Johannson is just raaawr playing as Black Widow! And Mark Rufallo as Bruce Banner/The Hulk? hmmmm. Scheduled release date: May 2012.
The scheduled release dates on this blogpost are U.S. release dates. There might be a slight difference on the viewing dates here in Cebu. Enjoy reading guys! And please do share the movies you are looking forward to watch with us! ^_^
Read about the synopsis and release dates over IMDb.com. \m/