By daniel sutphin
The Dark Knight Rises
WHAT: Action Crime Drama
WHO: Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gary Oldman, Michael Caine
WHEN: July 20
In the conclusion of Christopher Nolan’s Batman series, Batman (Bale) has been on hiatus since taking the rap for Harvey Dent’s crimes eight years ago. When Gotham faces the new threat of terrorist leader, Bane, the Dark Knight resurfaces to help the overwhelmed police force and save the very city that marked him the enemy.
The Amazing Spider-Man
WHAT: Action Adventure Fantasy
WHO: Andrew Garfield,
Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans
WHEN: July 3
In search of himself and his past, Peter Parker (Garfield) finds a clue that might reveal the truth behind his parents’ disappearance. The clue leads him to Oscorp and Dr. Curt Connors, his father’s former partner. As he digs deeper, he puts Spider-Man on a collision course with Connors’ alter-ego, The Lizard.
WHAT: Crime, Drama
WHO: Aaron Johnson,
Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively,
WHEN: July 6
In this Oliver Stone directed flick, pot growers Ben (Johnson) and Chon (Kitsch) have it pretty easy with their business and shared girlfriend, O (Lively). Trouble kicks in when they refuse to team with a major drug cartel. The cartel kidnaps O to teach them a lesson and the two choose to fight for her return.
WHAT: Comedy, Sci-Fi
WHO: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Billy Crudup
WHEN: July 27
To escape their day-to-day family routines, four suburban dads form a neighborhood watch. Little did they know that instead of busting some unruly kids, they’d have to defend Earth from an Alien Invasion!
Step Up Revolution
WHAT: Drama Music Romance
WHO: Kathryn McCormick, Ryan Guzman, Adam G. Sevani
WHEN: July 27
After arriving in Miami, Emily (McCormick) sets out with aspirations of becoming a professional dancer. She falls in love with Sean, the leader of a local dance crew. When her wealthy father threatens to redevelop Sean’s neighborhood and displace thousands of people, Emily joins Sean and his crew to turn their dance into protest art.
WHO: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Tara Reid, Seann William Scott, Mena Suvari,
Eddie Kaye Thomas
WHEN: July 10
All of the original American Pie characters return to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they learn what has changed, who remains the same and that real friendships are a bond that can’t be broken no matter time or distance.
Friends with Kids
WHO: Adam Scott, Jennifer Westfeldt, Jon Hamm,
Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph
WHEN: July 17
After witnessing their friends’ marry and birth offspring, longtime friends Julie (Westfeldt) and Jason (Scott) decide to make a baby without becoming a couple. As ‘time-share’ parents, they convince themselves they can have a baby without curbing their personal freedom. As they story progresses, they discover that each of them have secret romantic feelings for one another.
Salmon Fishing in Yemen
WHO: Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas, Amr Waked, Tom Mison
WHEN: July 17
From the director of Chocolat and the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Slumdog Millionaire, Salmon Fishing in Yemen finds Britain’s leading fisheries expert Dr. Alfred Jones (McGregor) and a consultant (Blunt) trying to help a sheik’s vision of bringing fly-fishing to the desert come to fruition. Although he thinks it’s absurd, Jones and the consultant, with backing from the Prime Minister’s overzealous press secretary (Thomas), will lay it all on the line to create the impossible.
WHAT: Comedy, Horror
WHO: Josh Hutcherson, Shanley Caswell, Spencer Locke, Aaron David Johnson, Dane Cook, Walter Perez
WHEN: July 31
A melting pot teen romantic comedy horror cliché, Detention follows local students of Grizzly Lakes as they fight to survive their senior year of high school. If going to school wasn’t bad enough, a slasher killer has picked their school as his new home of slaughter. They must race against time to stop the killer, which will in turn save the world, that is, if they could only get out of detention.
Jesus Henry Christ
WHO: Toni Collette, Michael Sheen, Jason Spevack, Samantha Weinstein, Frank Moore
WHEN: July 3
Petri dish child, Henry James Herman writes provocative manifestos on the nature of truth, and all at the ripe old age of 10. The boy-genius’ world gets flipped when he embarks on a search for his biological father, much to the dismay of his attentive single mother.