Moviegoers ready for summer blockbusters

Courtney Packer

Summer ’09 is going to be packed with must-see movies. From May to August, there are plenty of different movies to fit everybody’s taste.The summer started off when X-Men Origins: Wolverine, opened on May 1. The movie premier was held at Tempe Market Place. Many fans waited in line for over 12 hours to get their ticket.

Also hitting the screen in May is Star Trek XI.

Ben Stiller is teaming up with Owen Wilson and Robin Williams along with newcomers Amy Adams, Thomas Lennon and Jonah Hill in the sequel Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian, which will be coming out in May.

June will be a big month with a lot of action.

Terminator Salvation will come out, though this time it will not be staring California’s Governator, but Christian Bale instead.

Fast and Furious is back with its fourth movie in June. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen will be hitting the screen on June 26, and is expected to be the biggest blockbuster of the summer. Transformers (2007) won movie of the year at MTV’s Movie Awards in 2008.

For those looking for a comedy, Bruno, written by and starring Borat’s Sacha Baron Cohen, will be out June 10.

July is a month for sequels. Dream Works is coming out with their third Ice Age movie, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs’. This movie will be playing in 3-D.

Harry Potter fans will be happy to hear Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince is scheduled for July 17. Heartthrobs Johnny Depp and Christian Bale will both be starring in the action movie Public Enemies, which will feature gunfights, jailbreaks and betrayal.

August will be slow on the screen. The big movie of August is the long awaited GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra starring Dennis Quaid and Channing Tatum. Teens will cheat fate again in the movie Final Destination: Death Trip 3-D.

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