Now that we have entered into the new year, we can reflect on 2013 and all the awesome movies that have premiered in the last 12 months. There were so many great flicks, ranging from; American Hustle to The Hunger Games. Action movies like Iron Man 3 and Fast and the Furious 6, captured our attention and filled theaters around the nation.
The past year has been a truly great year for movies, but there is also a lot of new movies to look forward to in 2014. Romance, action, thrillers, comedies, and a large range of genres will be capturing our attentions and collecting big pay days in the box office. Buckle up, this year is going to be good.
Here are 5 movies that are going to be worth your time in the upcoming year–
1. 22 Jumpstreet
This comedic sequel to 21 Jumpstreet stars Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. The humorous undercover duo are sent undercover to a local college, unlike the previous movie when they were sent to a high school.
This romantic movie stars Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, and Amy Adams. This movie is directed by Spike Jonze, and follows a lonely writer and his unlikely relationship with an operating system. The movie originally premiered at the New York Film Festival in 2013 and will hit the big screen this year.
3. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay– Part 1
After the ending of the last Hunger Games installment, fans are eager to see this highly anticipated movie in 2014. You’ll see Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, stand as a symbol for rebellion against the autocratic capital in this upcoming film.
4. The Giver
This Newbery award winning novel written by Lois Lowry hits the big screen this year. The movie focuses on a Utopian community that is seemingly perfect while a young boy played by Brenton Thwaites, is taught the truths about the pain and suffering in the “real” world. This movie is also an interest to many people who want to see Taylor Swift make her way onto the big screen.
5. Monuments Men
This World War II themed movie is based on a true story and stars familiar faces; George Clooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, and Bill Murray. The movie follows a World War II platoon who is asked to rescue art pieces stolen by Nazi thieves.