July 2014 Movie Preview

After the awesomeness known as June 2014, I have high hopes for the month of July. There are several movies opening that I think have potential to be highlights of the summer or maybe even the year. Let’s go into what’s coming out.

July 2:

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“Earth to Echo” – Based on the trailers and even the poster, this looks like a lazy ripoff of films like E.T. and The Goonies. I might give the movie a chance, but I feel like “Super 8” already did the job that this film’s trying to accomplish.

“Tammy” – I’m not a Melissa McCarthy fan, so I don’t plan on seeing this movie at all. I feel like I have nothing else to say about this, so let’s just move on. Continue reading

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June 2014 Movie Preview

Hey all!

So we’re in the midst of the summer movie season and it’s off to a great start. From big summer blockbusters like “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and “Godzilla” to small independent films like “Chef” and “The Double,” it’s been one of the most consistently great months of the year so far. Next up, we have June, where things are looking to get bigger and better. So I figured I’d take some time to look over the upcoming June releases and share my brief expectations on them all. Let’s get started!

June 6:

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“Edge of Tomorrow” – Ever since I heard the premise, I’ve been excited about this movie. I’m a big Tom Cruise fan and the raving early reviews are definitely adding to my excitement.

“The Fault In Our Stars” – This movie could end up being the movie of the weekend at the box office. The fan base is absolutely huge. Me personally, I like the trailer, but I worry that the final product will turn out to be a sap-fest. Continue reading