September 4, 2011

Remaining Films of 2011 To See

Well here we are! Another year at a close in a few months. That means, 'Oscar Season' will be starting soon.  In this post, I'll take a look at the upcoming films I want to see by year's end.

Today I saw Tree of Life, which was good, intriguing and original. It wasn't PERFECT  but it was pretty good. Of the films that are out currently, I want to see The Help and Crazy Stupid Love. Now for the upcomers...


"The Center for Disease Control dispatches an international team of doctors to stop an airborne virus from spreading around the world."
Starring: Kate Winslet, Matt Damon, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow...
Director: Steven Soderbergh

Ides of March 

" An idealistic staff member (Gosling) for presidential hopeful (Clooney) gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail."
Starring: Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Phillip Symour Hoffman, Pau Giamatti...
Director: George Clooney

Rum Diary

"American journalist Paul Kemp (Depp) takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1950s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the ex-patriots who live there."     
Starring: Johnny Depp
Director: Bruce Robinson

My Week With Marilyn

"During production of The Prince and the Showgirl in the summer of 1956, Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne), an assistant to Laurence Olivier (Kenneth Branagh), spends a week escorting Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams) around London. "
Starring: Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Redmayne...
Director: Simon Curtis

J. Edgar 

"As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio) was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life."
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts....
Director: Clint Eastwood


"When an oilman hatches a plan to raze the Muppet Theater, Kermit, Miss Piggy, and the rest of their friends reunite and, with the help of some of their biggest fans, they decide to stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever in order to save their old stomping grounds. "
Starring: Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper...
Director: James bobin

Dangerous Method 

"Into the already complex relationship between Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender) and his mentor Sigmund Freud (Viggo Mortensen) arrives a young Russian woman diagnosed with hysteria (Keira Knightley). "
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Viggo Mortenson, Keira Knightley....
Director: David Cronenberg

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

" During the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley (Gary Oldman) is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons."
Starring: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy
Director: Tomas Alfredson  

Holmes 2

"Sherlock Holmes (Downey Jr.) and his associate Dr. Watson (Law) take on their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty."
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris
Director: Guy Ritchie

Iron Lady

" A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep), the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power."
Starring: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent...
Director: Phyllida Lloyd

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

"Journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Craig) is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander (Mara), a young computer hacker."
Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara...
Director: David Fincher

Mission Impossible IV

"The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his rogue new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name."
Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner...
Director: Brad Bird


"Tintin, with the help of his dog, Snowy, discover a clue to a lost treasure that belonged to an ancestor of his friend, Captain Haddock."
Starring: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig
Director: Steven Spielberg

War Horse

"Set in Europe during WWI, when his beloved horse Joey is sold to the British cavalry, young Albert enlists (despite being underage) and heads to France to save his friend."
Starring: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis
Director: Steven Speilberg  



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