2012 was a brilliant year in cinema with numerous scintillating blockbusters and intense dramas captivating casual moviegoers and critics alike. In addition to that, 2012 was graced by a movie starred by the notoriously perfectionist Daniel Day-Lewis. 2013 promises to be an eventful year as well, with a plethora of superhero movies like Iron Man 3 and Wolverine gracing cinemas and hard-hitting dramas like Foxcatcher and The Great Gatsby set to enthrall audiences as well as critics.
The second film featuring one of Marvel Comics’ flagship character ‘Wolverine’, reprised by the ever-popular Hugh Jackman is set to be released in July 24th. Set after an undefined time period after X-Men: The Last Stand, the film shows “Wolverine” battle a mysterious entity from his blurry past which pushes him to the depths of his physical and emotional capacity.
Man of Steel
The much-awaited reboot to the beloved Superman movies is produced by celebrated director Christopher Nolan and scored by acclaimed composer Hans Zimmer is set to be released on July 14th. The film traces the superhero’s origins as an orphan raised by the Kents and his transformation into the Earth’s last line of defense when it is attacked by a presumably dominant interstellar villain.
Iron Man 3
The last installment in a very commercially successful trilogy starring Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow is set to be released on May 3rd. Introducing Ben Kingsley as the ‘Mandarin’, the film finds Tony Stark trying to avenge those who have destroyed his personal life and decide between his love and his fixation on the suits.
After the double disappointment of Cars 2 and Brave, Pixar will look to bounce back with the sequel to the much cherished Monsters Inc. Set a decade before the first installment, the animated film shows the main monster duo maintaining a vicious rivalry that threatens to rip their world apart.
After his critically acclaimed District 9, Neill Blomkamp follows up with Elysium, a film which reflects the current tension pertaining to healthcare, immigration and class issues. Featuring a clean shaven Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, this movie promises to be one the best of the year.