Movies to watch out for in 2013

2013 movies

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2013 looks to be a great year at the Box Office. With the increasing popularity of comic book genre movies and those similar, we’re in for quite a few major treats. Grab your popcorn and some silk-screened T-shirts ‘cause it’s going to be a big one!

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Iron Man 3

Join billionaire playboy Tony Stark for the third time as he dons his iron smart-suit and, with the help of trusty Jarvis and loving Pepper Pots, fights to defeat the evil and limitless The Mandarin (played by Ben Kingsley). This year, Stark will find his whole world destroyed at the hands of his enemy and embarks on an adventure to bring those responsible to his own kind of justice.
Starring: Robert Downey Jnr, Gwyneth Paltrow and special appearance by Stan Lee.
Proposed release date: May 2013

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Star Trek: Into Darkness

This year, the crew will discover an unstoppable force of destruction within their organization as they are called back home. A fleet has been detonated and leaves the world in a state of crisis. Captain Kirk (Pine) will lead a manhunt into a world fraught with war to a one-man weapon of mass destruction.
Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana
Proposed release date: May 2013

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The Man of Steel

I am super excited for this one, even though Lex will not be appearing. This version of Superman (Cavill) will go back into his origins, starting from his arrival on earth from destruction-bound Krypton, through high school and into his career as a journalist for the Daily Planet, working under the infamous Perry White (Fishburne) and alongside the ball-busting Lois Lane (Adams).
Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Laurence Fishburne and Michael Shannon.
Proposed release date: June 2013

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The Wolverine

In the second part of Wolverine’s origins, and still in search of his true identity, Wolverine must travel to Japan to train as a Samurai warrior. Hugh Jackman will once again star as Wolverine, this time joined by characters Silver Samurai and Noburo Mori.
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Famke Jansen (rumoured), Bryan Tee and Will Yun Lee.
Proposed release date: July 2012

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Thor: the Dark World

After the events of the Avengers, Thor must now face battle with Dark Elves lead by the ever-vengeful Malekith, who is threatening to plunge the universe into darkness. Join the entertaining God of thunder (Hemsworth) as he battled to protect his loved ones, both on earth and in Asgard.
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins and Tom Hiddleston (special appearance by Stan Lee).
Proposed release date: November 2013

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Elysium

Set in the year 2159, where the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth, a man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.
Starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster.
Proposed release date: August 2013

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Pacific Rim

When an alien attack threatens the Earth’s existence, giant robots piloted by humans are deployed to fight off the menace.
Directed by Guillermo del Toro. Starring Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam.
Proposed release date: July 2013

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The Place Beyond the Pines

A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
Starring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes
Proposed release date: March 2013

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Only God Forgives

A Bangkok police lieutenant and a gangster settle their differences in a Thai-boxing match.
Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. Starring Ryan Gosling.
Proposed release date: May 2013

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Oblivion

A court martial sends a veteran soldier to a distant planet, where he has to destroy the remains of an alien race. The arrival of an unexpected traveler causes him to question what he knows about the planet, his mission, and himself.
Directed by Joseph Kosinski. Starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman
Proposed release date: April 2013

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Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall

The costumed high-school hero Kick-Ass joins with a group of normal citizens who have been inspired to fight crime in costume. Meanwhile, the Red Mist plots an act of revenge that will affect everyone Kick-Ass knows.
Directed by Jeff Wadlow. Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Jim Carrey.
Proposed release date: June 2013

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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

The town’s most hard boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more reviled inhabitants.
Directed by Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez. Starring Bruce Willis.
Proposed release date: October 2013

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Katniss and Peeta’s victory is cut short as the Quarter Quell puts them back into the Hunger Games for the second time.
Directed by Francis Lawrence. Starring Jennifer Lawrence.
Proposed release date: November 2013

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Riddick

Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick’s past.
Directed by David Twohy. Starring Vin Diesel, Karl Urban.
Proposed release date: September 2013

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After Earth

After a crash landing, a father and son explore a planet that was evacuated by humans 1,000 years earlier.
Directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Starring Will Smith, Jaden Smith
Proposed release date: June 2013

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World War Z

A U.N. employee is racing against time and fate, as he travels the world trying to stop the outbreak of a deadly Zombie pandemic.
Directed by Marc Forster. Starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, David Morse
Proposed release date: June 2013

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