Hannah’s must-see movies of the spring
Published: Thursday, February 21, 2013
Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013 20:02
Spring can be an awkward time for the movie industry anticipating the big summer blockbusters. Here is a guide to assist you in finding some quality films for the rest of the semester.
“Oz the Great and Powerful”
The film is rated PG, shows in theaters March 8. The film stars James Franco, Michelle Williams, and Mila Kunis, this prequel to the time honored classic The Wizard of Oz tells the story of how a small time magician with questionable ethics becomes the greatest wizard Oz has ever seen.
“Olympus Has Fallen”
This film has an R-rating, shows March 22. Ex-Secret Service man (Gerard Butler) finds himself stuck in the White House in the midst of a large-scale terrorist attack. Using his previous experience, he works with national security to save the president. The trailer features every cliché action phrase known to man, but looks like it will feature enough explosions and stunts to entertain moviegoers thoroughly.
“Tyler Perry’s Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor”
The film is PG13-rated, showing March 29. It is the newest Tyler Perry creation about a marriage counselor who begins an obsessive relationship with a new client behind her husband’s back. Kim Kardashian and Brandy Norwood also star in the movie.
This film has an R rating and shows April 5. This is the remake of the classic horror movie where five friends in a remote cabin accidentally stumble across a “Book of the Dead” and conjure up demons in the woods. All are possessed except one, which must fight for survival.
This film is rated PG 13 showing April 12 in theaters. This biopic set to release this April documents the life of Jackie Robinson, the first African American man to play major league baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers. The movie filmed sections in Chattanooga, Tenn. where locals were invited to be extras in the film. Cookeville native Dan Fenlon landed a role as the team’s clubhouse manager Babe Hamburger. He is on the IMDB page.