MOVIE Roll-Out 2013

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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AT the start of every year, TEENage Observer gives reveals our must-watch list of movies. For 2013, the list is chock-full of sequels, prequels and a few reboots of classic films and books. Enjoy…


Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters

This adventure-horror film follows the siblings 15 years after the incident at the gingerbread house. Now trained bounty hunters, they embark on a journey to put down the cackling black-hat set.


Over the course of an entire day, a shy 11-year-old forms a bond with his troubled uncle (Common), who has just been released from prison.


A Good Day To Die Hard (Die Hard 5)

John McClayne (Bruce Willis) is forced to go to Russia to help out his son, who turns out to be a CIA operative.


Jack the Giant Slayer

In this dramatic twist to the popular fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk, a farmer is on a mission to save a kidnapped princess, who is being held in the giants' kingdom.

Olympus Has Fallen

A disgraced US Secret Service agent is the only man who can save the president and the country when the White House is seized by terrorists.



In a future world evolved beyond recognition, humanity seeks a new home in the stars. Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is one of the few repairmen left after this massive attack and he's the only one who can discover hope for the future.

The Big Wedding

In this dramatic comedy, a modern family is faced with a dilemma of trying to survive a wedding weekend that has the potential to become a family disaster.


Iron Man III

Tony Stark is forced to use his ingenious skills to battle his rivals and has to face his biggest enemy yet -- the Mandarin.

Fast and Furious 6

Seasoned lawbreakers Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), Brian O'Connor (Paul Walker) and their crew are back with yet another plan to pull off a high-octane heist in Europe -- with federal agent Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) hot on their tails.


After Earth

Father and son (Will and Jaden Smith) are back again in an action-packed science-fiction film, when a crash landing places them on a planet evacuated by humans 1,000 years earlier.

Man of Steel

In this remake of the legendary Superman, the storyline focuses on a child who is sent to Earth from a dying planet and adopted by a couple in America. He poses as a journalist and uses his special powers to protect his new home from evil.


Despicable Me 2

Gru, the girls and the hilarious minions return with a host of new characters for the sequel to the 2010 animated film Despicable Me.

Grown Ups 2

This is the sequel to 2010's Happy Madison production, Grown Ups, in which five friends reunite over the fourth of July weekend.

The Smurfs 2

In this sequel to The Smurfs, the evil wizard Gargamel is back with a plan even more sinister than before; a plan he hopes will help him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence.



In RED 2, CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. This film promises to be jam-packed with witty comedy and tons of action.

Disney's Planes

Planes takes off with an international cast of the fastest air racers around, in a comedy packed with action and adventure. Though it was originally intended for direct-to-video, Disney has decided to release the film theatrically.

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

In this sequel to Percy Jackson and the Olympians, we follow Percy as he continues his epic journey to fulfil his destiny. He teams up with his demigod friends to retrieve the Golden Fleece, which has the power to save their home and training ground.


Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Cloudy 2 picks up where the first left off, with Flint Lockwood discovering that his evil machine which turns water into food "is still operating and now creating mutant food beasts". Flint and his friends must embark on a dangerous, but delicious mission to save the world.

The Little Mermaid in 3D

Disney has deemed this timeless classic worthy of being remade into 3D and who can blame them? The tale of young Ariel, desperate for love, teaches a valuable lesson to everyone both young and old.


The Delivery Man

The story of friendly underachiever David Wozniak (Vince Vaughn), whose mundane life is turned upside down when he finds out he fathered 533 children through sperm donations he made 20 years earlier.


Thor: The Dark Worlds

Thor: The Dark Worlds continues the adventures of Thor as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a dark enemy that predates the universe itself. Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to make sacrifices in order to save us all.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Catching Fire picks up after the first film and in the aftermath of the last Hunger Games and follows Katniss Everdeen who has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark.



Gambit centres on British art curator Harry Deane (Colin Firth), who devises a plan to con England's richest man and avid art collector, Lionel Shabandar (Alan Rickman), into purchasing a fake Monet painting.

Anchor Man: The Legend Continues

In this sequel to the hit comedy film Anchor Man, the adventures of San Diego news anchor Ron Burgundy continues.




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