1. Safety Not Guaranteed
DIRECTOR: Colin Trevorrow CAST: Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass, Jake Johnson, Karan Soni
Aubrey Plaza stars as Darius, a magazine intern who along with another intern and a staff writer was assigned to find out who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel. This wacky “sci-fish” romantic comedy is full of heart and wit.
IN THEATERS: June 8
2. To Rome with Love
DIRECTOR: Woody Allen CAST: Alec Baldwin, Penelope Cruz, Jesse Eisenberg, Ellen Page, Greta Gerwig, Roberto Benigni
Some American, some Italian, some residents, some visitors, and the romances and adventures and predicaments they get into, Woody Allen style.
IN THEATERS: June 22
3. Magic Mike
DIRECTOR: Steven Soderbergh CAST: Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer and Olivia Munn
A male stripper teaches a younger performer how to party, pick up women, and make easy money. Channing Tatum plays a stripper. Need I say more?
IN THEATHERS: June 29
4. Beasts of The Southern Wild
DIRECTOR: Benh Zeitlin CAST: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry
In this “magical” tale, Hushpuppy, a little girl raised in the Southern wilderness by her ailing father, faces environmental changes that release an army of prehistoric creatures called aurochs as she leaves her home in search of her mother. This critics’ darling and winner of the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize and the prestigious Camera D’or in Cannes is bound to enchant audiences this summer.
IN THEATERS: July 6
5. The Dark Knight Rises
DIRECTOR: Christopher Nolan CAST: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
This is the most anticipated movie event of the summer, director Chris Nolan’s conclusion to the Dark Knight series, Batman returns to protect Gotham, a city that has branded him an enemy. In this installment, he crosses paths with the mysterious Selina Kyle and Bane, a dangerous crusader determined to destroy Batman’s legacy.
IN THEATHERS: July 20