Predators (USA 2010)
Directed by: Nimrod Antal; With: Adrien Brody, Laurence Fishburne
Opens on July 9
A bold new chapter in the Predators universe shot under the creative auspices of Robert Rodriguez, stars Adrien Brody as Royce, a mercenary who reluctantly leads a group of elite warriors who come to realize they have been brought together on an alien planet as prey. Expect a lot of mind blowing action sequences.
Shrek Forever After (USA 2010); Directed by: Mike Mitchell
With: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas, Cameron Diaz
Opens on July 16
Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme. The end of the franchise is here and it will be a delight for kids. Some say, however, we’d better look forward for the Puss in Boots spin-off.
Knight and Day (USA 2010)
Directed by: James Mangold; With: Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Peter Sarsgaard; Opens on July 23
Action and comedy blend successfully in this Tom Cruise vehicle. June Havens finds her everyday life tangled with that of a secret agent who has realized he isn’t supposed to survive his latest mission. As their campaign to stay alive stretches across the globe, they soon learn that all they can count on is each other.
Inception (USA 2010)
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
With: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tom Hardy; Opens on July 30
Undoubtedly this summer movie sensation, although some fear its intricate plot will fail it at the box-office. In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a single idea within one’s mind can be the most dangerous weapon or the most valuable asset.
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (USA 2010)
Directed by: John Turtletaub
With: Jay Baruchel, Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci; Opens on July 30
Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake recruits a seemingly everyday guy in his mission to defend New York City from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can’t do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler , a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. Hoping for good CGI