Every summer, Hollywood releases a slew of sequels and big-budget productions. The quality varies, and there isn’t much in the way of cathartic experiences, but every year, I pony up some cash to watch a few of these movies on the big screen. There are some movies meant to be watched on a giant screen (or in IMAX), and the summer slate of movies is usually jam-packed with these.
This year looks to be an especially exciting season. While there are way too many sequels, as has been the case in most recent years, there are one or two that are promising. Here’s what I’m excited to watch:
Thor – May 6, 2011
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides – May 20, 2011
The Hangover 2 – May 26, 2011
X-Men: First Class – June 3, 2011
Super 8 – June 10, 2011
Green Lantern – June 17, 2011
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II – July 15, 2011
Captain America: The First Avenger – July 22, 2011
Other titles of interest include Kung-Fu Panda 2, Transformers 3, Cars 2, the Smurfs (mostly out of curiosity to see how it’s executed), the Change-Up and 30 Seconds or Less. Of course, there might be others that turn out to be great, so we’ll see how things go. Oh, and Fast Five could unofficially be on this list too I suppose – it looks surprisingly decent.
So it looks like I’m gonna be spending some cash at the local movie theatres this summer…