With the buzz of the BAFTA’s and Oscars still ringing in our ears, we can’t wait to see what the movie industry has in store for us next and with the barrage of accomplished movies coming off the back of 2012, we have a feeling it is going to be good. Last year we saw a lot of political/historical movies such as Argo, Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln which inevitably gained a lot of attention from public and critics alike. Tarantino’s latest release, as always, was also a favourite and with a sudden surge of new online streaming providers (making it more and more accessible to watch movies) people were treated to films to suit all tastes. This year, big budget movies are set to be released so here are all the reasons to get out of the couch and run to the cinema instead!
The 2013 blockbuster line-up heavily features familiar faces, most of which we will welcome onto our cinema screen like an old entertaining friend. For example, yippee-Ki-Yay to John McLane in A Good Day To Die Hard; a movie collection that will never lose its ultra coolness no matter how old Brucey gets. Other movies to look out for in 2013 are: Kick-Ass 2, Iron Man 3, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Star Trek Into Darkness and everyone’s guilty pleasure, The Hangover Part III. Not entirely convinced anyone should be looking out for The Fast and the Furious 6.
Additionally, the release of Superman on June 14th has been causing a stir amid a rift of legal issues that have already pushed back the release date from December 2012 and March of this year. The huge fan base of the comic strip hero have been teetering on the edge of that seat for quite some time now and the movie industry expects a surge at the box office as a result.
Arguably the 2013 movie release monopolising the media limelight is Baz Lurhmann’s visionary version of The Great Gatsby. Renowned for his eccentricity, Baz Lurhmann’s production is certain to be a show-stopper when it opens Cannes Film Festival 2013 on May 15th. Starring the talented Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby, the endearing Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan and the wide-eyed boyish charm of Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway it is unsurprising that The Great Gatsby, a Warner Bros. motion picture, has been pegged as the one to watch for 2013.