Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Top 5 Upcoming Movie Releases That I am Looking Forward To...

1. Inglorious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds is an upcoming war film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, due for release in August 2009. It is set in Nazi-occupied France during World War II and has the largest number of speaking roles of any Tarantino film to date. The title (and partial premise) of the film was inspired by Italian director Enzo Castellari's 1978 movie Inglorious Bastards, but it is not a remake of that film.

Release date: 8.21.09

2. A Serious Man

A Serious Man is a black comedy feature film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It is due to be released October 2009. The film is set in St. Louis Park, Minnesota in the year 1967, and is intended in some ways to reflect the childhood of the Coen brothers as they recall it.

Release date: 10.2.09

3. Capitalism: A Love Story

Capitalism: A Love Story is an upcoming documentary film directed by Michael Moore. The film centers on the financial crisis of 2007-2009, the transition from the Bush administration to the Obama administration, and the stimulus and bailout package.

Release date: 10.2.09

4. Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are is an upcoming 2009 film adaptation of the Maurice Sendak 1963 children's book of the same name. The film is directed by Spike Jonze and written by Jonze and Dave Eggers. The film combines live action, suitmation, animatronics, and CGI.

Release date: 10.16.09

5. The Box

The Box is an upcoming dark thriller is based on the 1970 short story "Button, Button" by author Richard Matheson. The film is written and directed by Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko, Southland Tales) and stars Cameron Diaz and James Marsden as a couple who receive a box with a mysterious power.

Release date: 11.6.09

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