Most Anticipated Movies Of 2011


March 4 – Battle: Los AngelesBlack Hawk Down with aliens!

March 18 – PaulSimon Pegg & Nick Frost reunite for a crazy road trip to the famed Area 51.

March 25 – Sucker Punch Zack Snyder’s first original script sure looks like a crazy visual treat.

April 1 – Source Code Duncan Jones’ follow-up to ‘Moon’ looks like another good twist on a standard sci-fi idea.

April 8 – Your Highness Danny McBride and James Franco team-up for a medieval fantasy stoner comedy.

March 4 – Apollo 18 Found footage ‘documentary’ about what happened during the last moon landing NASA claims never happened.

May 6 – Thor I never was a huge fan, but bringing in Kenneth Branagh to direct has me interested.

May 27 – The Tree of LifeTerrence Malick is a genius. I’m there no matter what he does.

June 3 – X-Men: First Class A re-boot sends the mutants back to the 1960’s to see how it all began.

June 10 – Super 8 J.J Abrams’ homage to early Spielberg Amblin films.

June 17 – Green LanternRyan Reynolds takes on another comic book character. The special effects need to be realistic to work.

July 22 – Captain America: The First Avenger WWII action movie about the origin of Marvel’s greatest hero.

July 29Cowboys & Aliens Han Solo and James Bond team-up to ward of aliens in the wild west.

October 7Real Steel The trailer looks incredibly cheesy, but it does feature fighting robots.

October 7 – Wanderlust The latest from the comedy minds that brought you The State and Wet Hot American Summer.

October 14The Thing I’m very nervous about this unnecessary prequel to the John Carpenter / Kurt Russell classic.

October 21Paranormal Activity 3 Where will they go after part 2? I’ll be there opening day.

November 23 – Rise of the Apes Another attempt to relaunch the talking apes series with James Franco and Andy Serkis.

December 16Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol I really liked part 3. Brad Bird’s first live action movie.

December 21The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo David Fincher directs the American remake of the Swedish phenomenon.


Area 51Oren Peli’s follow-up to the first Paranormal Activity is another found footage movie about Area 51.

John Carpenter’s The Ward Carpenter’s first feature film in 10 years looks like a return to form.

Troll Hunter Norwegian import looks fun and creepy.