Monday, June 25, 2012
SUMMER MOVIES: THE SEQUEL
We're still cleaning up the debris after the first tidal wave of blockbuster summer movies—the one that began last month with The Avengers, and subsided last week with Moonrise Kingdom. But another tsunami is on its way, a second wave of diverse summer movies before the inevitable doldrums of August set in.
In a crowded field, here are some interesting contenders to look out for, from big budget to wildly offbeat; from a stout-hearted Scottish princess and a goofball wannabe time traveler (Brave and Safety Not Guaranteed, both in theaters this week), to the latest from Woody Allen, the beginning of one superhero franchise and the conclusion of another, and the new comedy from the directors of Little Miss Sunshine. (Read more)