New Movie Releases - July 2012

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Happy 'Dark Knight Rises' and 'Amazing Spider-Man' month, everyone! You could tell us that you're not into either of these comic book heroes and we wouldn't believe you, but we'll still give you plenty of other new movie releases to choose from for July 2012. That is, if you insist on lying about how much you despise Bruce Wayne and Peter Parker.

July 3

'The Amazing Spider-Man' (3D and IMAX) -- Directed by Marc Webb. Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Rhys Ifans. This daring reboot once again examines the origins of Spider-Man and pits him against one of his most intriguing foes -- his father's former partner Dr. Curt Connors, aka "The Lizard" -- as he investigates the disappearance of his parents.

July 5

'Katy Perry: Part of Me' (3D) -- Directed by Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz. Starring Katy Perry. This 3D experience goes behind the scenes to give you the most dimensional (zing) look at Katy Perry yet, exploring her life both off and on stage.

July 6

'Savages' -- Directed by Oliver Stone. Starring Aaron Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, and Blake Lively. When a Mexican drug cartel kidnaps the woman they both consider to be their girlfriend, two brothers must fight to get her back.

'Crazy Eyes' (Limited) -- Directed by Adam Sherman. Starring Lukas Haas and Madeline Zima. An alcoholic womanizer meets his match in a drunken woman who refuses to let him take her to bed in this endearing romantic dramedy.

July 13

'Ice Age 4: Continental Drift' (3D) -- Directed by Steve Martino and Mike Thurmeier. Starring Ray Romano, Denis Leary, and John Leguizamo. The gang's back and the world is literally falling apart as the Earth's continents take shape. Dangers abound as the friends encounter pirates and new creatures in this sequel.

'The Imposter' (Limited) -- Directed  by Bart Layton. This documentary blends real interviews with re-enactments to tell the story of Frederic Bourdin, a French con-man who convinces a Texas family that he's their missing 16-year-old son.

'Red Lights' (Limited) -- Directed by Rodrigo Cortes. Starring Sigourney Weaver, Robert DeNiro, and Cillian Murphy. A psychologist and her assistant investigate a psychic who disappeared for many years, re-emerging only after his most vocal critic died.

July 20

'The Dark Knight Rises' (IMAX) -- Directed by Christopher Nolan. Starring Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Batman returns (see what we did there?) in the final film of Chris Nolan's 'Dark Knight' trilogy. When Gotham is faced with its most volatile foes yet, Batman emerges from exile to save the city -- but will he have to sacrifice himself in the process?

'The Queen of Versailles' (Limited) -- Directed by Lauren Greenfield. David Siegel earned billions of dollars in the time-share industry, allowing his wife Jackie to begin building the largest home in America, affectionately called "Versailles." But when the stock market fell and David's bank account started to bleed out, Jackie didn't stop spending.

July 25

'Ruby Sparks' (Limited) -- Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Feris. Starring Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan. When an author suffering from writer's block creates his version of the perfect woman, he accidentally wills her into existence and the two embark on a whimsical romance.

July 27

'The Watch' -- Directed by Akiva Schaffer. Starring Ben Stiller, Jonah Hill, and Vince Vaughn. Bored suburban dads form a neighborhood watch group but get more than they bargained for when they have to fight off an alien invasion.

'Step Up Revolution' -- Directed by Scott Speer. Starring Kathryn McCormick, Ryan Guzman, and Adam G. Sevani. After moving to Miami to pursue her dreams of becoming a dancer, Emily falls in love with Sean and discovers her father's development plans may just destroy Sean's local dance crew.

'Killer Joe' (Limited) -- Directed by William Friedkin. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, and Juno Temple. A young man hires a hitman to kill his horrible mother in order to collect the life insurance and repay his debts.

'Klown' (Limited) -- Directed by Mikkel Norgaard. Starring Frank Hvam and Casper Christensen. Frank must begrudgingly take his nephew on a long-planned canoe trip with his best friend, the womanizing tank of bad decisions known as Casper, in this film based on the hit Danish TV series.

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