The 2013 Summer Movie Preview – Part 1

Summer

Summer is finally upon us! With this Friday’s release of “Iron Man 3″, the 2013 Summer Movie season officially begins!

The summer season is defined by big budget, high-profile releases, and this summer is no exception. We’ll cover what’s coming out in May and June today, and then look at July and August tomorrow. 

Click through to check out what the first half of Summer, 2013 has in store!

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The 2011 FMR MAJOR Award Winner for Best Actress

Drum roll please!

This post beyond contains the winner of the FMR MAJOR Award for the Best Actress of 2011.

Five wonderful actresses who all did incredible jobs, and really, really impressed me with their talent. But there’s only one Leg Lamp to be given out.

Your nominees are: Viola Davis, “The Help”, Rooney Mara, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, Carey Mulligan, “Drive”, Charlize Theron, “Young Adult”, Kristen Wiig, “Bridesmaids”.

Who will the winner be?

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Drive

“Drive” was an excellent, high calibre, praiseworthy movie experience.

Directed with confidence and style by newcomer to American cinema Nicolas Winding Refn,  drive is the best movie I’ve seen in theatres this year by a longshot, and most certainly will be in discussion for movie of the year here, if not the actual Oscars.

In fact, the only real criticism I have of it is that there were several times during the film I found myself wondering if I was watching a film that was going to register amongst the greats, if I was meeting a new film to my personal top fifty for the first time. It never quite got there, but I think the best way to present that isn’t to put that out there negatively, but to put it out there positively.

This is a film that flirts with greatness.

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Now showing on cable: “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”

Sometimes, the greatest sin a movie can commit is having greatness in its grasp and letting it slip away before your eyes.

You watch and you’re realizing… they’re soooo close.

But they never get there.

Such is the case with Oliver Stone’s “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”, which made its debut on HBO Saturday night.

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