Saturday, May 21, 2011

May and June 2011 ~ Movie Preview !

With May quickly ending, and June quickly approaching, it's time to take a look at the movies, coming to theatres this May and June!

Kung Fu Panda 2
Genre: Animated, Family, Comedy
Preceded by: Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Starring: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan
Available in 3D
In "Kung Fu Panda 2," Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five. But Po's new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. He must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will Po be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed.
Release Date: May 26th, 2011

The Hangover Part II
Genre: Comedy
Preceded by: The Hangover (2009)
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis
Phil, Stu, Alan and Doug travel to exotic Thailand for Stu's wedding. After the unforgettable bachelor party in Las Vegas, Stu is taking no chances and has opted for a safe, subdued pre-wedding brunch. However, things don't always go as planned. What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens in Bangkok can't even be imagined.
Release Date: May 26th, 2011

The Beaver
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Starring: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster
Plagued by his own demons, Walter Black was once a successful toy executive and family man who now suffers from depression. No matter what he tries, Walter can't seem to get himself back on track... until a beaver hand-puppet enters his life.
Release Date: May 27th, 2011

X-Men: First Class
Genre: Action
Starring: James MacAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne, January Jones
Preceded by: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
"X-Men: First Class" follows the classic Marvel mythology, charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga. Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto's Brotherhood and Professor X's X-Men.
Release Date: June 3rd, 2011

Super 8
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Producer: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, Ron Eldard, Noah Emmerich
From producer, Steven Spielberg and director, J.J. Abrams, In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local sheriff's deputy tries to uncover the truth -- something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.
Release Date: June 10th, 2011

Green Lantern
Genre: Sci-Fi
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Mark Strong, Blake Lively
Available in 3D
Each sector of space is protected by a Green Lantern, possessing a power ring that uses a powerful green energy to do anything within the limits of the user's imagination and will power. When the Green Lantern assigned to this sector of space finds himself dying on planet Earth, he tells the ring to find a suitable successor. The chosen replacement, hot-shot test pilot Hal Jordan, finds himself with a new job he never expected.
Release Date: June 17th, 2011

Mr. Popper's Penguins
Genre: Family
Starring: Jim Carrey
Mr. Popper is a driven businessman who is clueless when it comes to the important things in life. Mr. Popper finally understands what he's been missing, thanks to a new inheritance: six penguins who turn his swanky New York apartment into a snowy winter wonderland and the rest of his life upside-down.
Release Date: June 17th, 2011

Bad Teacher
Genre: Comedy
Starring: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake, Lucy Punch
After being dumped by her current boyfriend, a foul-mouthed, gold-digging seventh-grade teacher sets her sights on a colleague who is dating the school's model teacher.
Release Date: June 24th, 2011

Cars 2
Genre: Animated, Family
Starring: Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Bonnie Hunt
Preceded by: Cars (2006)
Available in 3D
Star racecar Lightning McQueen and the incomparable tow truck Mater take their friendship to exciting new places in "Cars 2" when they compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world's fastest car. But, the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Torn between assisting Lightning McQueen in the high-profile race and towing the line in a top-secret spy mission, Mater's action-packed journey leads him on an explosive chase through the streets of Japan and Europe, trailed by his friends and watched by the whole world. In 3D at select locations.
Release Date: June 24th, 2011

Well, there's your exclusive movie preview for the remainder of May, as well as June!

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