Are you ready for 2013! Well we take a look at the movies that you should watch out for this 2013 starting with Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
This was certainly a film that took us by surprise when the trailer first ran. Who would have thought that the classic bedtime story could be retold with such seriousness and grit. Certainly they’ve got a great cast in the form of Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton and Famke Janssen. We all know the background story right and that Hansel and Gretel were kidnapped by a witch as children. So whatever happened after that? Hey think about it, you get so traumatized as a kid surely it’s gonna change you. Well this movie explains.
After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and Gretel (Gemma Arterton) have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches…their past.
Hansel and Gretel opens in cinemas 24 Jan
That ought to get our 2013 off to a flying start. Well here are some other notable movies that will redefine popular culture this year.
G.I. Joe Retaliation 3D
In this sequel to the 2009 release of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. The film will be presented in 2D and 3D.The film stars D.J. Cotrona, Byung-hun Lee, Adrianne Palicki, Ray Park, Jonathan Pryce, Ray Stevenson, Channing Tatum with Bruce Willis and Dwayne Johnson.
Opens End March
On a spectacular future Earth that has evolved beyond recognition, one man’s confrontation with the past will lead him on a journey of redemption and discovery as he battles to save mankind.
Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr) against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?
Jaden Smith and Will Smith star in the film, directed by M. Night Shyamalan that is set One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity’s escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind’s new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige (Will Smith) returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai (Jaden Smith). When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai’s craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon. His whole life, Kitai has wanted nothing more than to be a soldier like his father. Today, he gets his chance.
Henry Cavill dons the cape as the titular man of steel with Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Christopher Meloni, and Russell Crowe. Zack Snyder directed the film and David Goyer wrote the screenplay. Not much is known about the film but we do know for sure that Superman will square off against General Zod which should please many fanboys.
It’s the first Superman film in six years and with Christopher Nolan producing, it looks promising.