Season’s Greetings and a look ahead to the films of 2013

Flickering Myth - Movie and TV News, Reviews, Interviews and moreJust a brief note to wish all of our readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone here at Flickering Myth, and to say thank you for supporting the site over the past twelve months.

We’ll be revealing our “Top 10 Movies of 2012” on New Year’s Eve, but like us you’ll likely be casting your eye towards 2013’s cinematic slate by now, so to help you plan your viewing here’s a selection of potential highlights to look out for in the coming year (roughly sorted in order of arrival)…

Gangster Squad (dir. Ruben Fleischer) – trailer here
Stand Up Guys (dir. Fisher Stevens)
Broken City (dir. Allen Hughes)
The Last Stand (dir. Kim Jee-Woon) – trailer here
Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters (dir. Tommy Wirkola) – trailer here
Movie 43 (dir. Virtually Everyone in Hollywood) – trailer here
Parker (dir. Taylor Hackford)
Bullet the the Head (dir. Walter Hill) – trailer here
Warm Bodies (dir. Jonathan Levine) – trailer here
A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swann III (dir. Roman Coppola)
Side Effects (dir. Steven Soderbergh)
Beautiful Creatures (dir. Richrd LaGravenese)
A Good Day to Die Hard (dir. John Moore) – trailer here
To the Wonder – review here
Escape from Planet Earth (dir. Cal Brunker)
21 and Over (dir. Jon Lucas and Scott Moore)
Jack the Giant Slayer (dir. Bryan Singer) – trailer here
Stoker (dir. Park Chan-wook)
Admission (dir. Paul Weitz)
Oz: The Great and Powerful (dir. Sam Raimi) – trailer here
Carrie (dir. Kimberly Peirce)
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (dir. Don Scardino) – trailer here
The Croods (dir. Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco)
Olympus Has Fallen (dir. Antoine Fuqua)
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (Jon M. Chu) – trailer here
The Host (dir. Andrew Niccol)
The Place Beyond the Pines (dir. Derek Cianfrance) – trailer here
42 (dir. Brian Helgeland)
Evil Dead (dir. Fede Alvarez) – trailer here
Oblivion (dir. Joseph Kosinski) – trailer here
Pain & Gain (dir. Michael Bay) – trailer here
Iron Man 3 (dir. Shane Black) – trailer here
The Great Gatsby (dir. Baz Luhrmann) – trailer here
Star Trek Into Darkness (dir. J.J. Abrams) – trailer here
Epic (dir. Chris Wedge)
The Fast and the Furious 6 (dir. Justin Lin)
The Hangover Part III (dir. Todd Phillips)
After Earth (dir. M. Night Shyamalan) – trailer here
Much Ado About Nothing (dir. Joss Whedon) – review here
Now You See Me (dir. Louis Leterrier)
The End of the World (dir. Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen)
Man of Steel (dir. Zack Snyder) – trailer here
Monsters University (dir. Dan Scanlon) – trailer here
World War Z (dir. Marc Forster) – trailer here
Kick-Ass 2 (dir. Jeff Wadlow)
White House Down (dir. Roland Emmerich)
Despicable Me 2 (dir. Chris Renaud and Pierre Coffin)
The Lone Ranger (dir. Gore Verbinski) – trailer here
Pacific Rim (dir. Guillermo del Toro) – trailer here
R.I.P.D. (dir. Robert Schwentke)
Turbo (dir. David Soren)
The Wolverine (dir. James Mangold)
300: Rise of an Empire (dir. Noam Murro)
RED 2 (dir. Dean Parisot)
Elysium (dir. Neill Blomkamp)
2 Guns (dir. Baltasar Kormakur)
Insidious Chapter 2 (dir. James Wan)
I, Frankenstein (dir. Stuart Beattie)
Prisoners (dir. Denis Villeneuve)
Rush (dir. Ron Howard)
Cloudy 2: Revenge of the Leftovers (dir. Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn)
The Tomb (dir. Mikael Hafstrom)
The Delivery Man (dir. Ken Scott)
Paranoia (dir. Robert Luketic)
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (dir. Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller)
Captain Phillips (dir. Paul Greengrass)
Oldboy (dir. Spike Lee)
Malavita (dir. Luc Besson)
The Seventh Son (dir. Sergei Bodrov)
The World’s End (dir. Edgar Wright)
Ender’s Game (dir. Gavin Hood)
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (dir. Rob Minkoff)
Thor: The Dark World (dir. Alan Taylor)
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (dir. Francis Lawrence)
Frozen (dir. Jennifer Lee)
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (dir. Peter Jackson)
Saving Mr. Banks (dir. John Lee Hancock)
Last Vegas (dir. Jon Turteltaub)
The Monuments Men (dir. George Clooney)
47 Ronin (dir. Carl Rinsch)
Jack Ryan (dir. Kenneth Branagh)
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (dir. Ben Stiller)

And that’s not all, with several films set to enjoy 3D re-releases this coming year, including Top Gun (February), Jurassic Park (April) [trailer here], The Little Mermaid and Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (September) and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (October).

Be sure to let us know what film you’re most looking forward to in 2013, or if something’s slipped under our radar.

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  • What about The Wolf of Wall Street. A Scorsese-movie will always be my most anticipated.