With such a wide variety of movies coming out this year, the choices can be overwhelming. The next time you can’t decide what to see at the movie theater, use this movie guide to help you decide.
Ever wondered what your pets do while you’re not at home? If your first guess wasn’t criminal conspiracies, then The Secret Life of Pets might bring some surprises. From gathering armies to plotting revenge, watch out -- your pets aren’t as innocent as they seem.
After countless movies featuring “good guys” who defeat the “bad guys” and save the world, it’s refreshing to see a superhero film from the perspective of the super villains. DC Comics’ Suicide Squad is a team of vigilantes from the that takes on high-risk missions to avoid punishment from the government for their crimes.
Intergalactic travel and encounters with aliens are all in a day’s work for the crew aboard the USS Enterprise, and while they indeed “boldly go where no one has gone before,” they soon end up marooned on a foreign planet. Captain Kirk, Spock, and the other crew members of the Enterprise must face new enemies and find a way to return to Earth.
Ever since the cliffhanger in Kung Fu Panda 2, which revealed that Po was not in fact the last living panda, audiences have been eager to learn more about Po’s background. The third installment focuses heavily on Po and his family by introducing an entire population of pandas who must learn kung fu from Po in order to fight off evil forces.
Originally a minor character in the X-Men film franchise, Deadpool is unique character who is neither superhero nor supervillain. Instead, he is an anti-hero mercenary who follows his own agenda, which involves hunting down one of his greatest enemies, Ajax. The new adaptation will reveal Deadpool’s backstory and show audiences a different, unconventional type of hero.
When an otter goes missing, Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde form an unlikely fox-rabbit duo to solve the case. In Zootopia, Disney takes a new approach at modern life, using animal stereotypes in predator-prey relationships to explore societal issues in the mammal-only metropolis of Zootopia.
In recent years, Marvel films have focused on the battles between heroes and villains in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Although the third Captain America film will feature the usual conflicts between good and evil, it will also bring to light the conflicts within the Avengers team. Will events drive a rift between the Avengers, or will Captain America and Ironman overcome their struggles to fulfill their duties and protect mankind?
For all the Harry Potter fans who mourned the end of the film series, it’s not over yet. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is releasing a spin-off prequel film set in the 1920’s this fall, featuring Newt Scamander, a “magizoologist” in New York. This time around, audiences will experience the Wizarding World in a society where wizards and muggles coexist.
The sequel to Man of Steel will be the first time that Superman and Batman (and Wonder Woman) cross paths in a contemporary film, and it’s clear that peace will not come easily. Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice will officially put an end to one of the longest-standing superhero debates in comic-book history.
After thirteen years, Pixar is bringing back the classic undersea characters of Finding Nemo. This movie, starring Ellen DeGeneres, will follow Dory as she regains her memory and sets out to find her family with the help of Marlin and Nemo. It’s a childhood dream come true (even for high schoolers) and come on, who doesn't love Dory?