LA Times Massive 2009 Preview - Plus 12 New Photos
Similar to Entertainment Weekly's 2009 First Look, the LA Times has launched their own 2009 preview, featuring an extensive look at 67 movies due out this year. While you're more than welcome to read through their preview movie-by-movie, we pulled 12 new never-before-seen photos for a few movies that you might know and a few movies that you might not. We've already seen photos for most of the big movies, so these below aren't exactly for all the heavy hitters. Included within are previews for: 12 Rounds, Observe and Report, 2012, Funny People, Pandorum, Where the Wild Things Are, Avatar, and others.
Give or take this first preview on the right just below, all of the following films are organized by their release date, from earliest to latest. There's quite a few new photos, so take a good look. Movie details can be found above each photo (not below). To see the full preview of all 67 movies - click right here!
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li - Devastated by the kidnapping of her father, a girl takes to the streets of Hong Kong, embarking on an epic quest for justice. In theaters February 27th.
I Love You, Beth Cooper - A nerdy valedictorian proclaims his love for the hottest and most popular girl in school during his graduation speech. In theaters July 10th.
12 Rounds - After escaping from prison, a criminal mastermind enacts his revenge on the cop that accidentally killed his girlfriend, using a series of near-impossible puzzles and tasks. In theaters March 27th.
Observe and Report - A mall cop with dreams of entering the police academy is put to the test when the mall is struck by a flasher. In theaters April 10th.
The Goods - A man and his ragtag crew find unexpected love when they descend on a town to help save an ailing car dealership from bankruptcy. In theaters April 24th.
2012 - A global cataclysm brings an end to the world, forcing a heroic struggle on the survivors. In theaters July 10th.
Funny People - Adam Sandler stars in this story of a famous comedian who has a near-death experience. In theaters July 31st.
Pandorum - Stranded on a spacecraft, two astronauts awaken from a hyper-sleep and realize they are not alone. In theaters September 4th.
Where the Wild Things Are - Director Spike Jonze brings Maurice Sendak’s classic tale of adventure to the big screen. In theaters October 16th.
Old Dogs - Two friends are unexpectedly charged with the care of 6-year-old twins while on the verge of the biggest business deal of their lives. In theaters November 25th.
Avatar - An Avatar, a human mind in an alien body, finds himself torn between two worlds, in a desperate fight for his own survival and that of the indigenous people. In theaters December 18th.
The Princess and the Frog - A hand-drawn animated musical with a modern twist on the classic tale. In theaters December 25th.
Yet another solid look at what's coming up in 2009 with some great first look photo debuts. Is there anything that really interested you from our picks this time? Or are all the movies you're looking forward to not on here? Does it already look like 2009 will be another great year for movies or not? Thoughts?