Starring: Liam Neeson (The Gray), Maggie Grace (Twilight ‘Breaking Dawn pt 1’), Famke Jansen (Taken)
The sequel to a surprise hit starring Liam Neeson, it’s about the family of the boys that Bryan Mills killed in the first movie seeking revenge by kidnapping his ex-wife.
Expect this movie to have the same recipe that the first movie had. Neeson is going to kick butt and do anything he can to save his ex-wife with the help of his daughter. It will be hard to beat the original but considering the time frame in between movies, I think it just might be close.
Starring: Charlie Tahan (Charlie St. Cloud), Wionna Rider (The Dilemma)
A young boy with a high interest and skill in science, tries and succeeds to bring back his dog that had died. Now, everyone wants him to bring back their dead pets which he does, but with consequences that are out of his control.
From the creator Tim Burton expect this movie to have a very gothic element to it. Burton has a strong fan base that will find this movie intriguing and looks like his other cartoon films.
Starring: Jennifer Garner (The Odd Life of Timothy Green), Hugh Jackman (X-men: Wolverine), Olivia Wilde (The Change-up), Ty Burrell (TV’s “Modern Family”)
Story of a young girl who goes up against a local woman in a butter carving contest.
Movie appears to have a lot of dry sense of humor that may go over some of the audience heads. It has an all star cast lead by Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Garner and Olivia Wilde but the story may keep moviegoers away.
Starring: Matthew McConaughey (Magic Mike), Nicole Kidman (Monte Carlo), John Cusak (The Raven), Zac Efron (The Lucky One)
A lawyer returns home to his hometown to try and solve a murder that involves a man that is on death row.
The movie looks to be very gritty and filled with drama. It’s a different kind of acting from three of the main stars, but the trailer does a good job of selling the story without giving to many of the plot points away. It has the potential to be a good movie if there is a twist that will help the audience spread with word of mouth. If not, then it will be a hard movie to sell.
Starring: Ben Affleck (Company Men), Alan Arkin (The Muppets), Bryan Cranston (Total Recall)
Based on unclassifed true events surrounding government agents that go and try to save the six American citizens that are trapped in Iran.
Ben Affleck is back in the directing chair and if it’s as any good as “The Town” was, then expect the direction to be done perfectly. It’s got a lot of drama and the subject is touchy, but the few light moments will make it feel real. Look for this movie come Oscar season.
Here Comes the Boom
Starring: Kevin James (The Zookeeper), Salma Hayek (Puss in Boots), Henry Winkler (You Don’t Mess with the Zohan)
Story about a teacher who enters the ultimate fighting ring to try and raise money to save the art department.
Looks to be a classic James comedy with a touch of drama and sincerity. The concept is interesting but it’s hard to tell in the trailer if it was successful. I expect the movie to have some funny parts but for the most part, it looks to fall a little short.
Starring: Colin Farrell (Total Recall), Woody Harrelson (The Hunger Games), Sam Rockwell (The Sitter), Christopher Walken (Hairspray)
A struggling screenwriter gets caught up in a world of drug dealers when his friend kidnaps a gangster.
The movie’s stars have all been considered at least once in their career as being a little crazy. The casting looks to be perfect and the trailer shows a very dark, comedic movie which certainly could draw in a large crowd. Look for this one to be the dark horse of the month.
Paranormal activity 4
Starring: Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively
The new ‘it’ series for horror films, is back for it’s 4th installment which will include more paranormal activites that will scare anyone to record the happenings of when they are sleeping.
Starring: Tyler Perry (Madea’s Witness Protection), Matthew Fox (TV’s “Lost”), Rachel Nichols (Conan the Barbarian)
A detective takes on a personal case after a loved one is murdered.
Perry starring in a movie where’s not dressed as a woman or directing, is bringing back the James Patterson book series about Alex Cross.
Starring: Tom Hanks (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close), Halle Berry (New Year’s Eve), Hugh Grant (The Pirates! Band of Misfits)
Based on the book by Lana Wachowski about a every life effects another life and the ripples that come from the smallest action.
Book adaptations are all the rage and this one is coming out right in time for the Oscars. With two of the stars having won an Oscar before, expect this to be on the top of the list. It’s got a deep and drama filled story line and with the great acting the trailer shows, it might have been succesful and broadcasting the theme of Wachowski’s story.