Now that you've seen it, what did you think? Every moment matters. Now showing in theaters is Prisoners, a chilling new crime drama featuring a Black List screenplay by Aaron Guzikowski, directed by French-Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve. In the film, Hugh Jackman and Terrence Howard play fathers of daughters who are kidnapped, and the two set off to find them. Jake Gyllenhaal plays a detective trying to put all the pieces together before time runs it. So how is it? Does it live up to all the buzz? Is it as good as Zodiac? Once you've seen it, leave a comment with your thoughts on Villeneuve's Prisoners.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? It will take what you love most. Now in theaters is the second horror film directed by James Wan this year, a sequel to the 2010 indie hit Insidious. Picking up moments after the first film ends, Insidious: Chapter 2 brings back Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne as the parents of a family haunted by a malevolent force from the spirit world. Leigh Whannell & Angus Sampson are also back as investigators Specs & Tucker. So how is this one? Is it as good as the first film, or worse? Once you've seen it, leave a comment with your own thoughts on James Wan's Insidious: Chapter 2.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "You're not afraid of the dark, are you?" Returning to theaters is the character Richard B. Riddick, played by Vin Diesel, in the newest Pitch Black sequel titled simply Riddick directed by David Twohy (interview here). Left for dead on a barren planet, Riddick ends up hunted by a bevy of hungry bounty hunters while fending off viscous native creatures. So how is this one? Better than 2004's Chronicles of Riddick or 2000's Pitch Black, or much worse? How is Katee Sackhoff as one of the bounty hunters? If you've seen it, leave a comment with your own thoughts on Twohy's Riddick.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "Grab anything you can use as a weapon." After being held for release for two years by Lionsgate, the home invasion horror film You're Next has finally arrived. It first premiered at TIFF/Fantastic Fest back in 2011 and earned rave reviews, but was held until 2013. In the film, a family gathers at their mansion home but comes under attack by animal mask-wearing intruders. One of the new guests, a girl named Erin (Sharni Vinson), steps up and starts kicking ass. So how is it? Does it live up to all the hype? Once you've seen it, leave a comment with your own thoughts on You're Next.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? Time for Total Annihilation. Now playing in US theaters everywhere is Edgar Wright's The World's End, his conclusion to the Cornetto Trilogy starring Simon Pegg & Nick Frost. This time, the two join three other childhood friends in an attempt to finish the epic pub crawl they started 20 years ago in their hometown. But they unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival. So how is it? Best Edgar Wright movie yet or his worst? How are the five lead actors? What was your favorite part? Once you've seen it, leave a comment below with your own thoughts on The World's End.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? They're back! Kick-Ass, the friendly everyman hero in the green leotard, plus his friend Hit-Girl. Based on comics by Mark Millar & John Romita Jr., the sequel Kick-Ass 2 has hit theaters. Aaron Taylor-Johnson returns as Dave Lizewski, the hero who inspired a group of masked vigilantes. Chloe Moretz is back as Hit-Girl, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse goes for revenge after his dad was killed in the first movie. Jim Carrey and Donald Faison show up in this one, too. So how is it? Better than the first? If you've seen it, leave a comment with your thoughts on Kick-Ass 2.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "They will hunt you to the edge of the Earth for this." The 2013 summer of sci-fi concludes with Elysium, the second feature film from visionary filmmaker Neill Blomkamp who brought us the outstanding District 9 in 2009. This time Blomkamp has Matt Damon playing the unlikely hero in a future where the wealthy citizens of Earth reside on an orbiting space station that can cure any disease. Damon must confront the likes of Jodie Foster as the Secretary of Defense and her merc Sharlto Copley. If you've seen it, leave a comment with your thoughts on Blomkamp's Elysium.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "What kind of monster are you?" "The Wolverine." Now in theaters everywhere - James Mangold's The Wolverine, bringing back the X-Men superhero for his own solo movie. Logan, played again by Hugh Jackman, heads to modern day Japan in this story and falls in love with Mariko, played by Tao Okamoto, along the way. There he meets other demons like Viper, played by Svetlana Khodchenkova, and the Silver Samurai. But how is it? Any good? Better than the last X-Men films, or much worse? Once you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on Mangold's The Wolverine.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? Based on the true case files of the Warrens. Now playing in theaters everywhere is James Wan's The Conjuring, the newest haunted house supernatural horror movie based on real world events. Lili Taylor and Ron Livingston play the parents of a family that moves into a farmhouse terrorized by a dark presence. They seek out the help of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, played by Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson. Were you scared by what they find? How is the movie itself? Once you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on James Wan's The Conjuring.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "Today, we are canceling the apocalypse!" Bring on the Kaiju! And the Jaeger! In theaters everywhere is Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim, the original sci-fi story about giant monsters and giant robots. Starring Charlie Hunnam as Raleigh Becket, the story follows Jaeger pilots defending humanity against these creatures. He's joined by Rinko Kikuchi, Idris Elba, Charlie Day, Ron Perlman, Burn Gorman, Robert Kazinsky and Clifton Collins Jr. So how is it? Awesome or DOA? Are the fights even good? Once you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on Pacific Rim.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "I lost the rocket launcher." Now playing in theaters is White House Down, the second White House action movie this year after Olympus Has Fallen, this one directed by action master Roland Emmerich. Jamie Foxx plays the President, and Channing Tatum as his unlikely protector. Other stars include Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins, Joey King as Emily and out of nowhere, James Woods. Is it one of Emmerich's best movies, or one of his worst? How are Tatum & Foxx together? Once you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on White House Down.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? A history of the zombie war. Finally in theaters is an adaptation of one of the best horror books ever written - World War Z by Max Brooks. Starring Brad Pitt and directed by Marc Forster (Finding Neverland, Stranger Than Fiction, Quantum of Solace), this World War Z movie follows U.N. special agent Gerry Lane as he travels a devastated world infected by "zombies." Besides Pitt, the cast includes Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale and Fana Mokoena. Is it any good? Does it even compare to the book? Once you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on World War Z.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "I am going to scare circles around you." The lovable Mike and Sulley from Monsters Inc are back in the prequel Monsters University, the 14th movie from Pixar Animation Studios. While there is no Boo this time, we do meet a whole batch of new monsters including Squishy, Don, Terri & Terry, Art, Johnny and the ominous Dean Hardscrabble. So how is it? Does it live up to Monsters Inc at all, is at as good as that classic, or not even close? Does it have as much heart as there is humor? Once you've seen it, leave a comment with your thoughts on Pixar's Monsters University.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "In time, they will join you in the sun. In time, you will help them accomplish wonders." Superman is back. It's time. Zack Snyder's Man of Steel has arrived in theaters everywhere. Henry Cavill is Kal-El, or Clark Kent, in this new take on the DC Comics superhero. Russell Crowe stars as his Kryptonian father Jor-El, with Kevin Costner as his Earth father Jonathan Kent. Diane Lane plays Ma Kent, and Amy Adams reporter Lois Lane, with Antje Traue as Faora and Laurence Fishburne as Perry White. So how is it? Does it live up to the hype? Better than Bryan Singer's Superman Returns or not? Once you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on Zack's Man of Steel.