Movies

Movie Talk: The Anticipated Ones

Divergent
March 21, 2014
Beatrice Prior, a teenager with a special mind, finds her life threatened when an authoritarian leader seeks to exterminate her kind in her effort to seize control of their divided society.
Vampire Academy
February 7, 2014
Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human/vampire, guardians of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discretely within our world. Her legacy is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi. This is her story.

The Fault in Our Stars
June 6, 2014
Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel’s other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.
The Pretty One
February 7, 2014
When a woman’s identical prettier twin sister dies, the woman assumes her sister’s identity, moving into her apartment and the big city.
Winter’s Tale
February 14, 2014
A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
The Maze Runner
September 19, 2014
Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they’re all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Maleficient
May 30, 2014
The “Sleeping Beauty” tale is told from the perspective of the villainous Maleficent and looks at the events that hardened her heart and drove her to curse young Princess Aurora.
Serena
In Depression-era North Carolina, the future of George Pemberton’s timber empire becomes complicated when it is learned that his wife, Serena, cannot bear children.
Laggies
A woman stuck in permanent adolescence lies to her fiancé about going on a retreat and spends the time hanging out with friends instead.
Gone Girl
October 3, 2014
A woman mysteriously disappears on the day of her wedding anniversary. Based on the novel, “Gone Girl.”

That Awkward Moment
January 31, 2014
Three best friends find themselves where we’ve all been – at that confusing moment in every dating relationship when you have to decide “So…where is this going?”

A Long Way Down: Four people meet on New Year’s Eve and form a surrogate family to help one another weather the difficulties of their lives.

Dark Places: A woman who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day by a secret society obsessed with solving notorious crimes.

This Is Where I  Leave You: A Jewish family that isn’t used to observing their faith’s traditions is forced to fulfill their father’s final wish and sit Shivah together for an entire week and confront their problems.

Images and description courtesy of respective IMDb pages. I have read the books for the first three movies and Winter’s Tale. A good movie year ahead based on all the book-to-movie adaptations. Keep a lookout for more movie features.

Thanks for reading.

Happy Watching.

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