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 Odd Life of Timothy Green

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” is an odd film indeed.

It’s certainly a family movie, as it’s rife with wholesome values, life lessons, and morals. It’s also a very (very) simplistic story, so it wont go over children’s heads. But I wondered as I was watching it if children would be bored by it… or if this kind of “touching” movie was something they’d like. I wound up having trouble pegging what age range it would be good for.

For adults, this is a movie where you’re not supposed to think, you’re supposed to feel. The picture is less worried about telling you a story than it is about orchestrating an emotional response.

Unfortunately, in my opinion, that takes more than clichés and music and tropes like falling leaves and beams of sunlight.

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The Thing

Soooo…                                                                                                                            So you think you can tell                                                                                           Heaven from Hell,
Blue skies from pain.
Can you tell a green field                                                                                               From a cold steel rail?
A smile from a veil?
Do you think you can tell?
Did they get you to trade                                                                                               Your heroes for ghosts?
Hot ashes for trees?
Hot air for a cool breeze?
Cold comfort for change?
Did you exchange                                                                                                     A walk on part in the war                                                                                                For a lead role in a cage?

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