Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Coming Soon: Movies

February 14: The Spiderwick Chronicles. This is a film adaptation of the bestselling quintet of fantasy books by Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black. Description: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures. The film is rated PG.

May 2: Iron Man. This is a film adaptation of the comic book franchise. Description: When Tony Stark is forced to create a life support suit to keep him alive after an accident he decides to use the technology in his suit to fight crime. This film is not yet rated.

May 16: The Chronicles of Narnia-- Prince Caspian. This is a film adaptation of the second (or fourth) of C. S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia. Description: Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are transposed from a country railway station to an island in Narnia when young Prince Caspian X-who is heir to the throne at Cair Paravel, and is in danger in a battle against the Telmarine seige of Narnia-blows Queen Susan's magic horn. This film is not yet rated.

May 22: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. This is the fourth film in the popular series. The plot is being kept tightly under wraps at this moment, but it returns Harrison Ford, now 65, to his famous role as the whip-cracking archaeologist. This film is not yet rated.

July 18: The Dark Knight. This is the sequel to Batman Begins. Description: Batman and James Gordon join forces with Gotham's new District Attorney, Harvey Dent, to take on a psychotic bank robber known as The Joker, whilst other forces plot against them, and Joker's crimes grow more and more deadly. This film is not yet rated.

November 21: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. This is the film adaptation of J. K. Rowling's sixth internationally bestselling novel in the Harry Potter series. Description: As Harry Potter begins his 6th year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he discovers an old book marked mysteriously "This book is the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past. This film is not yet rated.

January 30, 2009(?): Inkheart. This is a film adaptation of Cornelia Funke's novel. Description: Mo has the special talent to bring characters out of books. One night he brings out three characters from Inkheart, a story set in medieval times and filled with magical beings. Capricorn and Basta, two villains, and Dustfinger, a fire-eater. Now, 10 years later Meggie discovers the truth and it's up to her to escape Capricorn's evil grasp. This film has been rated PG.

June 26, 2009: Transformers 2. This is the sequel to the blockbuster smash hit Transformers. There is no plot information available at this time. This film is not yet rated (or produced, for that matter).

1 comment:

Scooby SnaKx said...

don't forget 'Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief' (November 2009)