January 5, 2011

Movies to Watch in Year 2011

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I've been waiting for this list, too! Here are the top 13 movies to watch this year 2011:


1. From Prada to Nada (January 28, 2011)


Starring: Alexa Vega, April Bowlby, Wilmer Valderrama, Camilla Belle, etc...

Synopsis: It's a whimsical fish-out-of-water story of two spoiled sisters: Nora (Camilla Belle), a law student, and Mary (Alexa Vega), an undergrad party girl, living with their father in a luxurious mansion in Beverly Hills. Mary has become so "90210" she refuses to admit she is of Mexican descent. When dad suddenly passes away, their posh lives are turned upside down. They discover they have been left penniless and are forced to move into their estranged aunt Aurelia's (Adriana Barraza) modest but lively home in the Latino-centric Boyle Heights neighborhood of East LA. They are terrified to leave their world of privilege; neither Nora nor Mary speak Spanish or have ever had to take on actual responsibility. The girls gradually adapt to their new environment; their BMW and Prius are traded for the public bus and a used car. As they embrace the culture that for so long they refused to accept, they both discover romance, the true meaning of family, and they learn that the life of PRADA actually means NADA without love, family and community. (Source)



2. Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (February 18, 2011)


Starring: Martin Lawrence, Brandon Jackson, Jessica Lucas, Faizon Love, Emily Rios, Portia Doubleday, etc...

Synopsis: FBI Agent Malcolm Turner and his 17-year-old nephew Trent go undercover at an all-girls' school for the arts, after Trent witnesses a murder. They pose, respectively, as Big Momma and Charmaine, in order to find evidence incriminating the murderer before he finds them. (Source)







3. Scream 4 (April 15, 2011)


Starring: David Arquette, Courteney Cox-Arquette, Neve Campbell, Hayden Panettiere, Rory Culkin, Emma Roberts, etc...

Synopsis: "Scream 4" sees the return of the three main characters, along with a group of new stars. Said to jump-start a proposed new trilogy of the franchise. (Source)







4. The Hangover 2 (May 26, 2011)


Starring: Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong, Sasha Barrese, etc...

Synopsis: Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms), Alan (Zach Galifianakis) and Doug (Justin Bartha) travel to exotic Thailand for Stu’s wedding. After the unforgettable bachelor party in Las Vegas, Stu is taking no chances and has opted for a safe, subdued pre-wedding brunch. However, things don’t always go as planned. A source familiar with the production said the character of the tattoo artist (played by Liam Neeson) is "pivotal" to the plot, in which one of the stars gets a tattoo during a night of debauchery. (Source)




5. Kung Fu Panda 2 (May 27, 2011)


Starring: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, David Cross, Lucy Liu, Seth Rogen, etc...

Synopsis: The film continues the adventures of Po the Panda (Jack Black) and and his friends known as the Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. This time the story follows Po who, whilst in search of other pandas, happens across a group of bandits. Gary Oldman will voice a character called Peacock who helps Po on his way but is more than he seems. (Source)




6. X-Men: First Class (June 3, 2011)


Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Caleb Landry Jones, Lucas Till, Kevin Bacon, etc...

Synopsis: The story centers on the teenage years of the first team of X-Men to come out of the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning. (Source)










7. Cars 2 (June 24, 2011)


Starring: Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, etc...

Synopsis: When star racecar Lighting McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix, Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. (Source)






8. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (July 1, 2011)


Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Tyrese Gibson, James Avery, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, Ken Jeong, etc...

Synopsis:  "Transformers 3" features Sam Witwicky (LaBeouf) taking his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the U.S.S.R. and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in it all that remains one of the planet's most dangerous secrets. The villain of the third film will be Shockwave. (Source)




9. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part Two (July 15, 2011)


Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, etc...

Synopsis: The final adventure of Harry Potter as he attempts to bring an end to his nemesis, Lord Voldemort. (Source)













10. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (November 18, 2011)


Starring: Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, etc...

Synopsis: To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare woven into a dangerously heightened reality for Bella Swan. Pulled in one direction by her intense passion for Edward Cullen, and in another by her profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, she has endured atumultuous year of temptation, loss, and strife to reach the ultimate turning point. Her imminent choice to either join the dark but seductive world of immortals or pursue a fully human life has become the thread from which the date of two tribes hangs. Now Bella has made her decision; a startlingchain of unprecedented events is about to unfold with potentially devastating and unfathomable consequences. (Source)



11. Happy Feet 2 in 3-D (November 18, 2011)


Starring: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Sofia Vergara, etc...

Synopsis: The animated sequel returns audiences to Antarctica, reuniting us with the world’s most famous tap-dancing penguin, Mumble (Elijah Wood), the love of his life, Gloria (Alecia Moore {Pink}) and their old friends Ramon and Lovelace (Robin Williams). Mumble and Gloria now have a son of their own, Erik (Elizabeth Daily), who is struggling to find his own particular talents in the Emperor Penguin world. But new dangers are threatening the penguin nation, and it’s going to take everyone working—and dancing—together to save them. (Source)



12. Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol (December 16, 2011)


Starring: Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Jeremy Renner, etc...

Synopsis: The return of Ethan Hunt. Plot details are being kept under a lid of secrecy. Said to be a globe-trotting adventure, as production is scheduled to take place in Prague, Dubai and Vancouver. (Source)







13. A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas (December 23, 2011)


Starring: John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris, Patton Oswalt, etc...

Synopsis: The new "Harold & Kumar" comedy picks up six years after the duo's last adventure. After years of growing apart, Harold Lee (John Cho) and Kumar Patel (Kal Penn) have replaced each other with new best friends and are preparing for their respective Christmas celebrations. But when a mysterious package arrives at Kumar's door, his attempt to deliver it to Harold's house ends with him inadvertently burning down Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree. With his in-laws out of the house for less than a day, Harold decides to cover his tracks rather than come clean, and reluctantly embarks on another ill-advised journey with Kumar, taking them through New York City on Christmas Eve in search of the perfect Christmas tree. (Source)



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1 comments:

Elena Gilbert said...

I hope there can be a VAMPIRE DIARIES: THE MOVIE!

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