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Here’s some of the hotly tipped movies to look out for this year…

Friends with Benefits

Friends with Benefits

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RM3pqppJ5E – New Mila Kunis/Justin Timberlake film! Typical rom com with a twist!

The Green Lantern

The Green Lantern

-The adaptation of DC Comics “Green Lantern”, Ryan Reynolds goes from being “Buried” to super hero status!

Captain America

Captain America

-Is Chris Evans trying to be in every super hero movie! Here he tries to depict the first avenger, Marvel Comics Captain America!

Wasteland

Wasteland

-Beautiful Oscar nominated documentary about transforming the waste that surrounds peoples lives and it’s potential to transform and create art!

Howl

Howl

-James Franco’s turn as the beat generations Allan Ginsberg, expect a major flop or critically acclaimed masterpiece!

Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom

– The Australian “Goodfella’s”, an Australian gangster movie starring Guy Pierce, has been receiving rave reviews nationwide and world wide! This is in selected cinemas at the moment!

Being Elmo

Being Elmo

-Watch this space, a winner at the Sundance Film Festival in its respective category, if you’re a fan of Jim Henson’s creations and want an insight here’s your chance!

Rio

Rio

– If you liked the animated laugh fest that was Madagascar you’re sure to enjoy this, the same guys created the characters, featuring the voices of Jesse Eisenberg, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Wiil.i.am. and Tracy Morgan among others!

Apollo 18

Apollo 18

-Whats really on the moon?

Arthur

Arthur

– A remake of a 1981 film, starring Russell Brand, Helen Mirren and Jennifer Garner, Russell Brand stars as a spoilt rich kid who has to enter into an arranged marriage to keep his inheritance, blah, blah, bound to have a few laughs, make sure you have a big bucket of the corn of the pop.

Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots

– Need I explain! Puss in boots of Shrek fame gets his own show, Antonio Banderas stars.
Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids

Ed Helms, John C Reilly and Anne Heche, it looks funny, trust me!
Super

Super

Following in the vain of Defendor and Kick Ass, DIY super hero territory has shifted in a strange direction!Make shift costumes, skinny geeks and indie girls can now partake! Rainn Wilson, Kevin Bacon, Liv Tyler and Ellen Page all combine to make what pro mises to be a highly interesting adventure!

Killing The Irishman

Kill the Irishman

– True story of Danny Greene, an Irish American who took on the mafia in Cleveland in the 70’s at their own game and ruffled quite a few feathers!

Win Win

Win Win

– Paul Giammati stars in this feel good indie film! A journey that helps both a  pre-pubescent teenager find a family and a man on the verge rediscover himself!

Tree of Life

Tree of Life

Terence Malick’s long long long awaited Tree of Life. This has been expected to circulate at some stage over the past two years but it has been somewhat of an enigma so heres hoping it surfaces at some stage this year! Malick who directed the astonishingly poignant and beautiful The Thin Red Line is a master of his craft and this promises to be an epic!

Cowboys and Aliens

Cowboys and Aliens

– Harrison Ford and Daniel “James Bond” Craig star in this western with a twist. As the tile suggests there are cowboys and yes, there are aliens. An unprecedented collaboration of civilisations, if the trailer is anything to go by it promises to be a blockbuster!

Sucker Punch

Sucker Punch

– Zach Snyder, the mind behind 300 and Watchmen, two personal favourites, is back with what looks like a sexually charged journey into the mind of a group of institutionalised females! May appeal to the male population more but looks like it could be quite a journey, with all sorts of action packed sequences and scenes and an emerging cast it has potential. Also anything with Led Zeppelin’s “When The Levee Breaks” in the intro can’t be bad can it?

Fair Game

Fair Game

– Based on a true story about a CIA agent whose identity is leaked in the press after her husband writes an expose article criticising the Bush administration! Starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn, in cinemas nationwide!

Super 8

Super 8

– A JJ Abrams directed and Steven Spielberg produced film it has to be sci-fi! Whats being transported on the train? Who knows? I’m excited to see what gets out? Watch!

Submarine

Submarine

– Directorial debut from Richard Ayoade about a young man who is interested in French philosophy and poetry and general things that your normal teenager would lose interest in after a minute or so trying to woo a girl!Debuted at the JDIFF a few weeks back and received praise from all!In selected cinemas now!

X Men:First Class

X Men: First Class

– Prequel to the X Men trilogy witnessing the formation of Professor X and Magneto, starring James McAvoy, Micheal Fassbender, Kevin Bacon and January Jones of Mad Men fame!

Killing Bono

Killing Bono

– Story of two brothers who formed a band at the same time as U2 in their formative years in Dublin and their struggle to come to terms with being second best. If you’re a fan of Misfits, it’s a chance to see the wonderfully sarcastic and enigmatic Robert Sheahan on your screens if you have some kind of Misfits withdrawal symptoms!
Hobo With A Shotgun

Hobo with a Shotgun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssHEAOrAdCU The title says it all…

The Hangover 2

The Hangover 2

Need I say anymore!

Honourable Mentions
30 Minutes or Less– New Jesse Eisenberg film, about a pizza delivery boy forced to rob a bank!No trailer yet but the stills look like it could be fun, the next Pineapple Express!
My Idiot Brother– A hit at Sundance, Zooey Descahanel and Paul Rudd star!No available trailer!
Written by John Fagan
Proofed by Dara O’ Conor and Emma Duggan
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