audiences. Morgan Freeman, Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher and Mark Ruffalo are
among those matching wits.
Will Smith acts alongside his son Jaden Smith ("The Karate Kid") as the pair land on a post-apocalyptic planet Earth, where centuries later the creatures have adapted to see humans as the enemy.
Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's
This documentary on the Manhattan department store features conversations with fashion designers, style icons and celebrities, ranging from Tom Ford, Vera Wang and Marc Jacobs to Candice Bergen, Joan Rivers and Susan Lucci.
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson have moved beyond crashing weddings. Now they're paired as out-of-work salesmen entering middle-age and looking to inject some youth into their resumes. How about internships with Google?
The set-up: What would you do if society gave you one day a year to commit any act with no fear of police action? The question for Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey's characters: What would you be willing to do if those people arrive to break into your home?
Stories We Tell
Writer-director-actress Sarah Polley ("Away From Her") goes the documentary route as she interviews members of a family and learns how their varying narratives about family events shape their lives and form their memories.
This is the End
Los Angeles has had some bad days, but this is the worst: It's the end of the world. Written and directed by the "Superbad" team of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, they lead a crew playing embellished versions of themselves, including James Franco, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel and a dozen more big names.
Man of Steel
It's another new start for the DC Comics superhero. With Christopher Nolan ("The Dark Knight") as producer, will we get the Superman we need now? Among villains, General Zod (played here by Michael Shannon) is a favorite, and Amy Adams as Lois Lane just sounds right.
Love is All You Need
A Danish hairdresser (Trine Dyrholm), who finds her husband cheating on her, travels to Italy for her daughter's wedding to the son of an American (Pierce Brosnan) who is a recent widower. Can either find a new start -- perhaps together?
Join Harry Belafonte, Connie Francis, Glen Campbell and more for this unusual documentary exploring the history and the meaning of the Jewish standard, following an around-the-world journey of the song from Ukraine to YouTube.
It's not a sequel, but rather Pixar's first prequel, offering a look at the college days for Sully and Mike. See how the big guy and his one-eyed pal met on not-too-friendly terms.
World War Z
That's Z as in zombie, with Brad Pitt playing a U.N. employee seeking out survivors of a zombie war. Based on the book by Max Brooks, the trailers show pulse-pounding action with Pitt pulling off a hero turn for the first time in a while.
Indie-movie darling Brit Marling ("Another Earth," "Arbitrage") plays an agent for a private intelligence firm assigned to infiltrate a group of anarchists who execute covert attacks on greedy corporations. Alexander Skarsgard and Ellen Page co-star.
Two women in a buddy-cop movie could be a big hit if the women are Sandra Bullock as an FBI agent and Melissa McCarthy as a Boston cop. Is this the "Bridesmaids" summer hit for 2013?
White House Down
Tell us if this sounds familiar: The White House comes under attack in this action-packed thriller. Sure, it sounds just like "Olympus Has Fallen," but this one stars Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx and promises to be totally different. Really.
Despicable Me 2
There's Gru fighting a powerful new super criminal, and there's the little girls, and there are those wonderfully funny little minions. All we need for a sequel, if you ask most kids....is more minions! They are very cute and very funny, you know.
The Lone Ranger
Armie Hammer: Lone Ranger. Johnny Depp: Tonto. It sounds like "The Odd Couple" on the prairie, but this is big-budget action-adventure fare. Who wants to see a Western starring Depp, teaming up with his "Pirates of the Caribbean" filmmaker?
Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain
The current king of comedy tours has been in movies before ("Think Like a Man"), but this is Kevin Hart in concert, filmed during a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden.
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