11 January 2012

2012 In Movies - A Look Forward (Part 1)

This is Part one of the list of movies I am looking forward to in 2012.  Its ordered by its release date.  Also, there are some movies that I've included here that I will not necessarily see, but I wanted to offer my thoughts on its release.

Underworld: Awakening - Kate Beckinsdale returns to the role of Selene.  Now she fights humans as well as the Lycans.  I'm looking forward to this, I've always enjoyed the Underworld movies.

The Grey - Liam Neeson is part of an oil team in Alaska, whose plane crashes.  Wolves hunt them.  I'll watch pretty much anything with Liam Neeson.

The Women in Black - This is here because I'm curious to see what Daniel Radcliff's first post-Potter role will turn out to be.  Judging from the preview, it looks pretty good.

Safe House - From the trailer, it looks like Dezel Washington is being bad ass.  Pair that with Ryan Reynolds as a junior CIA agent and I'm pretty much sold.

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace - IN 3D!!  And, no.  Maybe I'll see some of the later episodes in 3D, but this one?  No.

John Carter - Again, the trailer looks pretty good.  Apparently there was this guy from the Civil War that was transported to Mars.  Leads a fight.  Movie looks good.

The Raven - John Cusack as Edger Allen Poe?  I'll buy it.  This apparently tells the tale of Poe's last days as he tracks a murder.

Mirror, Mirror - No, they are not making that Star Trek episode into a movie (although that would be cool) but this is the first of two Snow White themed movies this year.  This one stars Julia Roberts as the Evil Queen, and upon further review, that is the only reason I would watch this movie.

The Hunger Games - Probably the first movie on this list I am really looking forward to.  I  only first read the books about a year ago, and was surprised at how much I liked them.  The cast for this movie looks pretty strong too.

Titanic - Laugh at me if you must.  In fact, take a moment, I'll wait.  Done?  Alright then, moving on.  I like this movie on a visual level.  Its big, and can only really be enjoyed from that aspect on the big screen.  Plus, the fact they are releasing a 3D version makes me that much more interested.

The Three Stooges - This just looks FUN!  That's all I need.

The Avengers - Need I say more?  If there is one movie I am waiting for, THIS is it.

Dark Shadows - This looks... Interesting.  I've never seen the show, so I have no idea if this movie is a good idea or not.  Johnny Depp stars, and well, I can't say no to a movie with him in it.

Battleship - I refer you to my earlier comments about how I will watch anything with Liam Neeson.  Plus, it looks like a big, loud action flick.  And that's just perfect for a movie like this.

Men in Black III - This does not look like anything special, or new plot wise.  However, I have always enjoyed the series.  The trailer looks good.  Most importantly though, it looks fun, and that's what matters.

Look for part 2 coming soon!


  1. Ahem...excuse me. But Goon should be on this list. It comes out in March in the States and is already released in Britain. And it's going to be one of the best films of the year. Not just because I love the writer. lol

  2. Hmm... That does indeed look interesting..