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    A look ahead to 2013 in film:

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    Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (January 25) - Trailer (Youtube)
    In this dark spin on the fairy tale, siblings Hansel and Gretel are a formidable team of bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. Cast includes Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton.



    A Good Day to Die Hard (February 14) - Trailer (Youtube)
    John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working to prevent a nuclear-weapons heist, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.



    Stoker (March 1) - Trailer (Youtube)
    India Stoker (Mia Wasikowska) was not prepared to lose her father and best friend Richard (Dermot Mulroney) in a tragic auto accident. The solitude of her woodsy family estate, the peace of her tranquil town, and the unspoken somberness of her home life are suddenly upended by not only this mysterious accident, but by the sudden arrival of her Uncle Charlie (Matthew Goode), whom she never knew existed. When Charlie moves in with her and her emotionally unstable mother Evie (Nicole Kidman), India thinks the void left by her father's death is finally being filled by his closet bloodline. Soon after his arrival, India comes to suspect that this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives. Yet instead of feeling outrage or horror, this friendless young woman becomes increasingly infatuated with him.



    Jack the Giant Slayer (March 1) - Trailer (Youtube)
    A modern day fairy tale in which the long-standing peace between men and giants is threatened, as a young farmer leads an expedition into the giants' kingdom in hopes of rescuing a kidnapped princess.



    Oz: The Great and Powerful (March 8) - Trailer (Youtube)
    Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz. At first he thinks he's hit the jackpot-fame and fortune are his for the taking. That all changes, however, when he meets three witches, Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz), and Glinda (Michelle Williams), who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone's been expecting. Reluctantly drawn into the epic problems facing the Land of Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity-and even a bit of wizardry-Oscar transforms himself not only into the great and powerful Wizard of Oz but into a better man as well.



    Carrie (March 15) - Trailer (Youtube)
    A sheltered high school girl unleashes her newly developed telekinetic powers after she is pushed too far by her peers.



    G.I. Joe: Retaliation (March 29) - Trailer (Youtube)
    The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.



    The Host (March 29) - Trailer (Youtube)
    A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.



    Evil Dead (April 12) - Trailer (Youtube)
    Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with her brother and a group of friends, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads to danger and horror.



    Oblivion (April 12) - Trailer (Youtube)
    Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete.


    Living in and patrolling the skies from thousands of feet above, his soaring existence is brought crashing down when he rescues an attractive female stranger from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows and puts the fate of humanity in his hands.



    Iron Man 3 (May 3) - Trailer (Youtube)
    Tony Stark uses his ingenuity to fight those who destroyed his private world and soon goes up against his most powerful enemy yet: the Mandarin.



    The Great Gatsby (May 10) - Trailer (Youtube)
    Nick Carraway, a Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy. Director: Baz Luhrmann



    Star Trek into Darkness (May 17) - Trailer (Youtube)
    After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.



    Fast and Furious 6 (May 24)



    The Hangover Part III (May 24)
    This time, there's no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off.



    After Earth (June 7) - Trailer (Youtube)
    One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai. When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai's craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon. His whole life, Kitai has wanted nothing more than to be a soldier like his father. Today, he gets his chance.



    Man of Steel (June 14) - Trailer (Youtube)
    An alien infant is raised on Earth, and grows up with superhuman abilities. He sets out to use these abilities to guard his adopted world.



    Monsters University (June 21) - Trailer (Youtube)
    A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at the University of Fear -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.



    World War Z (June 21) - Trailer (Youtube)
    As a zombie pandemic traverses the globe, United Nations employee Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) travels the world trying to find a way to stop the pandemic that is defeating armies and collapsing governments as they try to prevent social collapse.



    Kick-Ass 2 (June 28)
    The costumed high-school hero Kick-Ass joins with a group of normal citizens who have been inspired to fight crime in costume. Meanwhile, the Red Mist plots an act of revenge that will affect everyone Kick-Ass knows.



    Despicable Me 2 (July 3) - Trailer (Youtube)



    The Lone Ranger (July 3) - Trailer (Youtube)
    Native American spirit warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice.



    Pacific Rim (July 12) - Trailer (Youtube)
    When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, start rising from the sea, a war begins that takes millions of lives and consumes humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon is devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers prove nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes - a washed up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi) - who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind’s last hope against the mounting apocalypse



    The Wolverine (July 26)
    In The Wolverine, based on Chris Claremont and Frank Miller's 1982 limited series, Logan travels to Japan, where he engages a mysterious figure from his past in a fight that has lasting consequences which he must give an "ends justify the means" stance on.



    300: Rise of an Empire (August 2)
    The film centers on Themistocles and Artemisia I of Caria, as well as Xerxes I of Persia. It originally went under the working title of Battle of Artemisium (widely mis-reported as "Battle of Artemisia"). The Battle of Artemisium was a naval engagement, concurrent with the battle at Thermopylae, and was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states and the Persian Empire in September 480 BC, in the straits between the mainland and Thermopylae. The film will probably also focus, in part, on the Battle of Salamis, in which Artemisia played a major role, as well as possibly the Battle of Marathon. Salamis was fought once the Persian Empire had advanced into southern Greece and occupied Athens. The film will cover some of the backstory of Xerxes, and will explain how he became "the God King"

    RED 2 (August 2)



    Elysium (August 9)
    In the year 2159, two classes of people exist. The first are the very wealthy who live on Elysium, a pristine man-made space station looking like a stanford torus built by the Armadyne Corporation. The rest live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard-nosed government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That does not stop the people of Earth from trying to get in, by any means they can. When unlucky ex-con Max (Matt Damon) is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that if successful will not only save his life, but could bring equality to these polarized worlds.



    The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (August 23) - Trailer (Youtube)
    After Clary Fray (Collins), a seemingly ordinary teenager, witnesses a murder at a club, she finds out that her mother, Jocelyn (Headey), is attacked in their home in New York City and kidnapped by a man named Valentine (Rhys Meyers) in his search of the Mortal Cup. She calls on a Shadowhunter named Jace (Campbell Bower) and his fellow Shadowhunters, Alec and Isabelle Lightwood (Kevin Zegers and Jemima West), to help her on her quest to rescue her mother and along the way finds out truths about her past and bloodline and becomes the person her mother feared she would become.


    Clary learns that Shadowhunters are half-angel (known as "Nephilim") warriors and that she too has the powers of one and tries to harness her powers in time to save her mother. Using her new found gifts, Clary finds the Cup that her mother safely hid, only to be betrayed and forced to relinquish it. Still reeling from this setback and racing to save her mother before it’s too late, Clary finds herself caught in a battle between forces she barely understands



    Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (October 4)
    The town's most hard boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more reviled inhabitants.



    Oldboy (October 11)
    An everyday man has only five days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 15 years without any explanation.

    Gravity (October 18)
    Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney) in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone--tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth, and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space

    The World's End (October 25)
    20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their home town and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub, The World's End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind's. Reaching The World's End is the least of their worries.



    Ender's Game (November 1)
    In the near future, a hostile alien race (called the Formics) have attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander, Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley), all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, the highly esteemed Colonel Graff (Harrison Ford) and the International Military are training only the best young children to find the future Mazer. Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield), a shy, but strategically brilliant boy is pulled out of his school to join the elite.


    Arriving at Battle School, Ender quickly and easily masters increasingly difficult war games, distinguishing himself and winning respect amongst his peers. Ender is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope, resulting in his promotion to Command School. Once there, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead his fellow soldiers into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race



    Thor: The Dark World (November 8)
    Thor battles to save all the Nine Realms from a mysterious enemy older than the universe itself. However, a primeval race led by Malekith, who is out for revenge, intends to descend the universe into darkness. Confronted by an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot overcome, Thor must reunite with Jane Foster and set out on a dangerous journey that will force him to make the ultimate sacrifice



    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (November 22)
    After returning home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and fellow tribute Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) try to forget their time in the arena. But all is not well in the districts; rebellion is simmering. As they embark on the Victors Tour of the districts, Katniss has to prove to the Districts that her act in the arena The Hunger Games was not that of defiance against the Capitol, but one of love for Peeta. Meanwhile, President Snow (Donald Sutherland) prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games, otherwise known as The Quarter Quell, to try and remind the districts who is ultimately in control.



    Frozen (November 27)
    When Anna (Bell) is cursed by her estranged sister, the cold-hearted Snow Queen Elsa (Menzel), Anna’s only hope of reversing the curse is to survive a perilous but thrilling journey across an icy and unforgiving landscape. Joined by a rugged, thrill-seeking outdoorsman Kristoff (Groff), his one-antlered reindeer and a hapless snowman, Anna must race against time, conquer the elements and battle an army of frozen sinister warriors if she ever hopes to melt her frozen heart.

    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (December 13)
    The Dwarfs, Bilbo and Gandalf continue their quest towards The Lonely Mountain.



    Riddick (TBA)
    Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to find themselves pawns in his greater scheme for revenge. With his enemies right where he wants them, Riddick unleashes a vicious attack of vengeance before returning to his home planet of Furya to save it from destruction.

    The Grandmasters (January in China, rest TBA) - Trailer (Youtube)
    The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee.


    Full list of films not on the list: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_in_film
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    WTF?!

    They are making a new Die Hard?!?

    Milk more.

    oooh! Kick-Ass 2 is out that is sounds awesome. and the trailer for the new Superman looks pretty enticing too. and another Ip Man film should be great, I loved all of them so far.
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    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
    A look ahead to 2013 in film:

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    Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (January 25) - Trailer (Youtube)




    A Good Day to Die Hard (February 14) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Stoker (March 1) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Jack the Giant Slayer (March 1) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Oz: The Great and Powerful (March 8) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Carrie (March 15) - Trailer (Youtube)




    G.I. Joe: Retaliation (March 29) - Trailer (Youtube)




    The Host (March 29) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Evil Dead (April 12) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Oblivion (April 12) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Iron Man 3 (May 3) - Trailer (Youtube)




    The Great Gatsby (May 10) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Star Trek into Darkness (May 17) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Fast and Furious 6 (May 24)



    The Hangover Part III (May 24)




    After Earth (June 7) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Man of Steel (June 14) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Monsters University (June 21) - Trailer (Youtube)




    World War Z (June 21) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Kick-Ass 2 (June 28)



    Despicable Me 2 (July 3) - Trailer (Youtube)



    The Lone Ranger (July 3) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Pacific Rim (July 12) - Trailer (Youtube)




    The Wolverine (July 26)




    300: Rise of an Empire (August 2)



    RED 2 (August 2)



    Elysium (August 9)




    The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (August 23) - Trailer (Youtube)




    Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (October 4)




    Oldboy (October 11)



    Gravity (October 18)



    The World's End (October 25)




    Ender's Game (November 1)




    Thor: The Dark World (November 8)




    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (November 22)




    Frozen (November 27)



    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (December 13)




    Riddick (TBA)



    The Grandmasters (January in China, rest TBA) - Trailer (Youtube)



    Full list of films not on the list: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_in_film
    Several films I'm really looking forward to that I didn't notice on there. I'll gather a list a post tomorrow. :yep:

    In other news, I watched The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey yesterday. It was... a bit disappointing. Not too bad, but not very high up in my list either. Certainly a big step down from LOTR.
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    (Original post by Abiraleft)
    Several films I'm really looking forward to that I didn't notice on there. I'll gather a list a post tomorrow. :yep:

    In other news, I watched The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey yesterday. It was... a bit disappointing. Not too bad, but not very high up in my list either. Certainly a big step down from LOTR.
    Yup, perfect example why IMDB ratings are flawed.
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    (Original post by danny111)
    Yup, perfect example why IMDB ratings are flawed.
    IMDb ratings are always high when a film comes out since all the fanatics flock over with 9s and 10s. It'll level out by the time it hits DVD.
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    (Original post by Svenjamin)
    IMDb ratings are always high when a film comes out since all the fanatics flock over with 9s and 10s. It'll level out by the time it hits DVD.
    Not so sure about films with a huge fan base, they will always vote 9/10 even if the film isn't that good.

    If you read how the top 250 actually works, it's a different number since they know fanboys will vote 10 and haters 1. So even come DVD the rating is still flawed and so they try to adapt with the top 250, but still not perfect.
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    Good news, apparently some company picked up Violet & Daisy for release in N. America with subsequent DVD. I've been waiting for this film for like forever. Every since I saw Saoirse in Hanna I loved her, and the film itself sounds like fun.
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    A couple of films I'm really looking forward to for next year, which aren't on the list above:


    • Gangster Squad - This should have been out this year but the date of release was pushed back, which means it will probably be the first new film of 2013 that I get to see in the cinema - exciting in itself. :p: It also has Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin, Nick Nolte and Emma Stone, but from the trailer it looks like it'll be Sean Penn who's going to be the man to watch in this one.

    • Captain Phillips - True story about American sea-captain Richard Phillips - played here by Tom Hanks - who in 2009 offered himself as a hostage when his cargo ship was hijacked by Somali pirates. Looking forward to this one because it's being directed by Peter Greengrass.

    • The Counselor - Michael Fassbender. Brad Pitt. Javier Bardem. (Cameron Diaz and Penelope Cruz.) And directed by Ridley Scott. It's about a lawyer who becomes involved in a drug-trafficking operation. Maybe it's because I haven't had a chance to catch Prometheus yet, but I'm pretty excited about this one.

    • The Double - Submarine was one of my favourite films last year, and now Richard Ayoade is back adapting Dostoevsky(!) for his second feature film, about a man haunted by his doppelgänger. Jessie Eisenberg, Noah Taylor (the dad in Submarine), Mia Wasikowska and Shaun Wallace star. Very, very much looking forward to.

    • Her - About a man who falls in love with an operating system. Too weird to pull off? Joaquin Phoenix in the lead. Still a bit too weird? Spike Jonze directing. Yup, there we go. This is potentially a real gem in my books.

    • The Invisible Woman - Directed by and starring Ralph Fiennes, a historical drama about Charles Dickens' (played by Fiennes) extramarital affair with the actor Ellen Ternan (played by Felicity Jones, who I thought was pretty impressive in Like Crazy).

    • King Lear - Shakespeare. Al Pacino. 'Nuff said.

    • Twelve Years a Slave - This is the one I've developed an unhealthy amount of hype over for this year. Steve McQueen's third feature film after Hunger and Shame, where he reunites again with Fassbender, but also takes on Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch and Paul Giamatti - if that isn't a stunning cast I don't know what is - in the story of a New Yorker in the 1800's who is kidnapped and forced into slavery. At this point in time, the movie I'm most looking forward to.


    I'm sure a couple more will pop up over the next few days and weeks. :beard: Another one to keep an eye on is Terence Malick, who has been confirmed to be involved in a couple of films currently but who hasn't indicated when the films will be out.
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    I had no idea the new Ayoade film was out this year. loads of interesting films in that list.
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    Wow, so much to be excited about in 2013!
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    (Original post by danny111)
    WTF?!

    They are making a new Die Hard?!?

    Milk more.
    and it looks like it's fallen in to the hands of one of Bay's relatives.

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    and it looks like it's fallen in to the hands of one of Bay's relatives.
    You say that now? Did you watch the last film where he takes out a helicopter using a car driven off a ramp because he was 'out of bullets', and later, takes on a fighter jet... with a truck?
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    The only reason for that movie's existence is so he can say "Yippee Kay Ay, Mother Russia!"
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    Can't wait for this.

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    What would you guys have?

    Top 10 Worst Movies of 2012

    I haven't seen enough to make my own to be honest.
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    (Original post by SirMasterKey)
    What would you guys have?

    Top 10 Worst Movies of 2012

    I haven't seen enough to make my own to be honest.
    Quite glad to say I haven't seen any of those films!

    The two worst films that come to mind that I have seen this year are Dark Shadows and Ted.
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    Watchign Dark Shadows atm, the girl playing Victoria has the same annoying accent that Mischa Barton does as Marissa in The OC.
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    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
    You say that now? Did you watch the last film where he takes out a helicopter using a car driven off a ramp because he was 'out of bullets', and later, takes on a fighter jet... with a truck?
    Who could forget that. He makes James Bond look like a teletubbie. :awesome:
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    (Original post by SirMasterKey)
    What would you guys have?

    Top 10 Worst Movies of 2012

    I haven't seen enough to make my own to be honest.
    Battleships
    That's My Boy
    John Carter


    I've seen those three from the list and none of them were HORRIBLE so to speak. Like there were parts of it that just made go what the **** but I mean Ghost Rider 2 was worse by miles :p:
 
 
 
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