Nov 282012
 

Last installation of the most interesting film titles on release in cinemas this year:

Poster "Playing For Keeps"

Cheesy to the max

Playing For Keeps

Plot: Romcom about retired soccer pro whose agrees to coach his young son’s struggling team and becomes popular with soccer mums.

Why watch: Good cast, this is going to be uber cheesy Xmas movie.

Genre: Romantic comedy

Production: USA, $35 million

Director: Gabriele Muccino

Script: Robbie Fox, Stuart Blumberg

Cast: Gerard Butler, Uma Thurman, Jessica Biel, Dennis Quaid, Catherine Zeta-Jones

United States Cinemas: Friday December 7 2012

United Kingdom Cinemas: Thursday 8th November 2012

 

 

 

 

Promo poster for "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"

Last supper

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Plot:  Bilbo Baggins embarks on a trip to the Lonely Mountain to reclaim a treasure stolen from Dwarves by the dragon Smaug.

Why watch: Tolkien done by Jackson.

Genre: Fantasy

Production: USA, around $ half a gazillion

Director: Peter Jackson

Script: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro, J.R.R. Tolkien (novel)

Cast: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, James Nesbitt, Ken Stott, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis

New Zealand Cinemas: Wednesday 12th December 2012

United Kingdom Cinemas: Thursday 13th December 2012

United States Cinemas: Friday December 14, 2012

Australia Cinemas: Saturday 26th January 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Poster for "The Impossible"

Here comes the flood

The Impossible

Plot: True story of 2004 tsunami through the eyes of a Spanish couple and their kids on Xmas vacation in Thailand.

Why watch: Received surprisingly good festival reviews.

Genre: Drama

Production: USA, $45 million

Director: Juan Antonio Bayona

Script: Sergio G. Sánchez

Cast:   Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Geraldine Chaplin, Tom Holland

United States Cinemas: Friday December 21, 2012

United Kingdom Cinemas: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Australia Cinemas: Thursday 24th January 2013

 

 

 

Poster for "Jack Reacher" 2012

Not impossible mission

Jack Reacher

Plot: Homicide investigator on a case of military sniper who shot five random victims.

Why watch: Fifty years old Tom Cruise starts new franchise

Genre: Action

Production: USA, $80 million

Director: Christopher McQuarrie

Script: Christopher McQuarrie, Lee Child (book)

Cast: Tom Cruise, Robert Duvall, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, Werner Herzog

United States Cinemas: Friday December 21, 2012

United Kingdom Cinemas: Wednesday 26th December, 2012

Australia Cinemas: Thursday 3rd January 2013

 

 

 

 

International Poster for 2012 "Les Miserables"

Friends of misery…

Les Misérables

Plot: Escaped convict in 19th century France turns his life around

Why watch: Good cast, Gladiator, Borat and Wolverine all try to sing.

Genre: Costume drama/musical

Production: USA, $61 million

Director: Tom Hooper

Script: William Nicholson, Victor Hugo (novel)

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen

United StatesCanada Cinemas: Tuesday December 25, 2012

Australia Cinemas: Wednesday 26th December 2012

United Kingdom Cinemas: Friday 11th January 2013

 

 

US Poster for "Django Unchained"

Foxx, DiCaprio and Waltz in Tarantino movie

Django Unchained

Plot: Slave turned bounty hunter embarks on the mission to rescue his wife from plantation.

Why watch: Good cast, Tarantino movie.

Genre: Action drama

Production: USA

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Script: Quentin Tarantino, inspired by 1966 Sergio Corbucci’s spaghetti western “Django”

Cast: Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson, Jonah Hill

United StatesCanada Cinemas: Tuesday December 25, 2012

United Kingdom Cinemas: Friday 18th January 2013

Australia Cinemas: Thursday 24th January 2013

 

 

 

And finally Low budget entry of the month:

Poster for "Promised Land"

Written by John Krasinski and Matt Damon, directed by Gus Van Sant

Promised Land

Plot: Two corporate salesmen visit rural town in an attempt to buy drilling rights from the local residents.

Why watch: Gus Van Sant does movie scripted by Matt Damon

Genre: Drama

Production: USA, $15 million

Director: Gus Van Sant

Script: John Krasinski, Matt Damon

Cast: Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, Hal Holbrook, Rosemarie DeWitt

United States Limited: Friday December 28, 2012

United States Cinemas: Friday January 4, 2012

United Kingdom Cinemas: Friday 19th April 2013

Rest of the world, probably never.

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