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Big Purp Sippa / May 12, 2006 10:12 AM

Choices 3 and the Lakai video

michael medved / May 12, 2006 10:13 AM

Toads on a Boat! TOADS! on a motherscratching BOAT!

julie / May 12, 2006 10:13 AM

pirates of the caribbean and superman!

printdude / May 12, 2006 10:39 AM

Bringing Up Baby
in Grant Park, Natch.

eep / May 12, 2006 10:42 AM

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is the only one I'm absolutely certain I'll see in theaters. Though the idea of Superman Returns on the 3D Imax is certainly appealing, but that will depend on reviews.

I'll probably want to see Cars but won't ever make it to the theater. And as much as I love Kevin Smith, paying $9.25 to see Clerks 2 will completely depend on the reviews. The same goes for X3.

HipsterPit / May 12, 2006 10:48 AM

Summer? Summer's coming? Because I swear I saw my mothertrucking breath this morning.

MikeH / May 12, 2006 11:01 AM

Will definitely see the new Pirates of the Carribean. Beyond that, maybe The Celestine Prophecy...

dan / May 12, 2006 11:39 AM

X3 and Nacho Libreeeee!!!

While it isn't necessarily a "blockbuster", I'm super looking forward to "A Prairie Home Companion"

p / May 12, 2006 11:55 AM


slb / May 12, 2006 12:23 PM

there is only one.





Clarke / May 12, 2006 12:34 PM

An Inconvenient Truth.

Eamon / May 12, 2006 1:43 PM

I've given up on going to see movies at the theater. Too pricey, too noisy, too much of a hassle. I'd rather just wait six months and enjoy watching in the comfort of my living room.

idk / May 12, 2006 1:48 PM

snakes on a plane. duh!

Cinnamon / May 12, 2006 2:03 PM

Pirates of the Caribbean for sure!

Snakes on a Plane most likely

hench / May 12, 2006 2:26 PM

snakes on a plane. you either want to see it or you don't.

spook / May 12, 2006 2:27 PM

Porn of the Dead of course

Zombies plus porn equals one &^%$ good time!

mike / May 12, 2006 2:31 PM

Every shitty remake of every movie I hated as a kid.

lacey / May 12, 2006 3:34 PM

My husband probably moreso, but I'm pretty excited about Superman. I think it's gonna be the quintessential summer blockbuster.

Also looking forward to X Men III. I love mind candy movies.

Dawson / May 12, 2006 3:56 PM

X3, probably Superman too.

Dawson / May 12, 2006 3:57 PM

Crap, I forgot Strangers With Candy... not really a blockbuster though.

fluffy / May 12, 2006 4:15 PM

Nacho Libre, Goal (cute soccer players), maybe A Prairie Home Companion, and maybe/maybe not Lady in the Water.

I'm still excited about finally getting a dvd player and getting Netflix- I'm catching up on all the stuff I've missed and also renting some good classics.

There should be a documentary made about my cat. It would be called "MEOW! In yo face!"

flobear / May 12, 2006 4:21 PM

Clerks 2!
Now it's coming out in July 21 instead of in August! *happy dance*

X3 & possibly Superman

christian / May 12, 2006 8:08 PM

X-Men: The Last Stand.
Superman Returns.
The Da Vinci Code.

Want to see but might not be considered blockbusters:
Over the Hedge.
Art School Confidential.
Super Ex-Girlfriend.
A Scanner Darkly.
The Ant Bully.


Rob Zombie's The Twisted Tales of El Superbeasto. in production, out sometime in 2006.

I seem to have a thing for animated movies.

Freddie / May 13, 2006 7:15 PM

peaceful warrior

JTyler / May 13, 2006 7:41 PM

Nobody has mentioned "Miami Vice". I'm pretty pumped about it. I don't care much for Colin Farell, and Jamie Fox does alright... but it's directed by Michael Mann. Director of "Heat". Reason enough to get excited.

w / May 13, 2006 8:26 PM

Mission Impossible 3

Moon / May 13, 2006 10:15 PM

Wasn't Michael Mann the original producer/director/writer of the tv series "Miami Vice"?

JTyler / May 13, 2006 10:53 PM

I've been reading that too, but according to IMDB he was just an executive producer for the original show.

JTyler / May 13, 2006 10:55 PM

Oh it looks like he wrote an episode or two also.

dr kellyvolt / May 14, 2006 1:35 AM

Snakes on a Submarine

Pirates of the Adriatic

Truck Driving School Confidential

The Da Vinci Caper

Miami Price

A Meadow Home Preposition


Good Times - The Movie: Dynomite!

Alien and Predator vs. King Kong and Gozilla

The Bridges of Cook County

Somebody stop me, please!

annie / May 14, 2006 9:09 AM

Do people really want to go see Snakes on a Plane? Really? I get the ironic hype & excitement, but would you really wanna sit 2 hours through a film about Snakes! On an m-f'in Plane! I can think of better ways of wasting $10. Like lighting it on fire.

Dutch101 / May 14, 2006 11:10 AM

I think that I will probably see the DaVinci Code, just to piss off the Catholic Church. And Pirates of the Crribean, because the first one was really damn good.

Also, want to see:
-Art School Confidential
-The Al Gore "You're All Going to Die" film. (Inconvienient Truth)

I think that S.O.A.P. is the product of ridiculous ammounts of hyperbole, though I do like the forthrightness inherent in the name.

Leelah / May 14, 2006 11:49 AM

I know less about movies than anyone... I have seen one movie this year and I don't rent anything... I have no idea what is out now, let alone what is coming out.
All the talk of "Snakes on a Plane" sent me to IMDB... and I must say that I think I'd go see it based on the concept alone... Snakes! on a PLANE! Awesome!

Carlotta / May 14, 2006 12:05 PM

I usually don't pay attention to the big woop-de-doo about upcoming movie seasons, I'm content to let films show up when they do.

That said, just to contribute to this thread, I'll venture:

--"A Scanner Darkly" --Richard Linklater does Phillip K. Dick.

--"The Break Up" -- I saw "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" last year, easily the worst film of 2005 as far as I was concerned. I'd see this for equal opportunity dumbness.

Hey, anyone know when the documentary on the McLibel trial is going to arrive? -- where McDonald's sued a couple of piss-poor activists in London and they ended up embarassing the crap of MickeyD's.

n / May 14, 2006 4:15 PM

little miss sunshine!

Moon / May 14, 2006 6:32 PM

Boy, the first Pirates of the Caribbean was good.

If the second even approaches that, it's a must-see.

/I, like at least one other poster, wait until they come out on DVD. I like to see them in the privacy of my own home on my giant screen, which is as big as the old Water Tower Theatre screens anyway (proportionately)

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