TMP’s Summer 2012 Movie Guide: May

Honestly, if I was forced to judge Summer 2012 at first glance, I would say it was pretty weak.  Compared to 2011 and 2010, there's just not as many movies to look forward to.  While it seems easy to write off this Summer as a dud, I have three reasons why it might actually be awesome; The Dark Knight Rises, The Avengers, and Prometheus.  Honestly, that's all Summer 2012 needs in order to be one for the history books.  Even then, there's still more than enough films to warrant your attention this summer.  To help you sort through them all, we've once again compiled all the most interesting films of the season into four easy to read, informative guides.  For the next four days, we'll take you on a journey through the best cinema has to offer in Summer 2012.  Welcome to our Summer 2012 Movie Guide!  Here's Part One, focusing entirely on the month of May.  Enjoy!

First Red Band Trailer for ‘Ted’—A Teddy Bear Voiced By Seth...

Racism, dick jokes, drugs, foul mouthed teddy bears...either this is Seth MacFarlene's next movie, or we've walked into another weird Mel Gibson/Kevin Smith pool party. Seriously, those two throw THE BEST parties.

But yeah, trailer. Watch it and stuff after the jump.

‘Doctor Horrible 2’ Will Hit Cameras This Summer, Says Joss Whedon

 After over four years of wait, Dr. Horrible fans will finally get there musical fix as the second installment in the series hits cameras. But when is the earliest fans can expect to actually see the film? And for that matter, in what format? Find out what we suspect after the break.

So Long, and Thanks For All The Films: A Final Farewell...

Looking back, I've realized how good a summer it has been at the theaters.  The other day, the entire TMP staff recounted our personal favorite films to come out in Summer 2011, and reading all the staff picks beforehand, it dawned on me: this has been an amazing summer for me, for TMP, and for film fans all over.  Before I could fully move on to the Fall movie season, I knew I had to make my peace and deliver a final goodbye to the Summer that was 2011 at the movies.

TMP’s Best and Worst of Summer 2011

With the Summer season now in it’s final throes, the staff here at TheMoviePool takes time to reflect on the films we saw over the last few months, and we’d like to share our best and worst with you, along with how we’d grade the Summer overall.

TMP Reviews: Green Lantern

DC’s first big franchise starter (outside of Batman and Superman) is finally here.  Is it really as bad as the critics are saying, or is there something worthwhile in the comic book adaptation?  TheMoviePool is here to help sort through it all.

Jumpcut 8 – The Most Anticipated Summer Films

Jumpcut, the official Podcast of TheMoviePool, is back this week and this time around we're talking about the Summer movie season.  Easily the most heavily packed time of the year for movie buffs, we discuss what we've seen so far, and what we're most looking forward to.

TMP’s Massive Summer Movie Guide 2011

This Summer TMP is working hard to ensure that you have all the information you need to traverse the dozens of top films coming out over the Summer movie season.  Including blockbusters, comedies, and even the art house indie films, TMP has you covered with all of the details.

TMP’s Summer 2011 Movie Guide: July

July is the halfway point of Summer, but in no way is the season slowing down.  In fact, July is one of the most packed months of them all, with a whopping 12 films set for release.  Even worse, all these films have a shot at topping the box office for not just the Summer, but the entire year!  Packed indeed.  Let's get to work.

(Check out the previous guides for May and June)

Box Office: Predicting the Highest Grossing Films of Summer 2011

Summer 2011 is huge. I've said it once, and I will say it again. Because of the somewhat "overstuffed" nature of the season, it's rather natural for some films to be pushed out of the public eye. Not every wide release this year will make $200 million dollars. They could be huge movies, but they will eventually become the casualty of a crowded marketplace. It's sad, but true. So which films will rise up to the top of the mound and conquer the Summer Box Office? Here's our picks.

From Little Tokyo, With Love – Book Review

Celebrated author Sarah Kuhn reinvents the modern fairy tale in From Little Tokyo, with Love, an intensely personal yet hilarious novel of a girl...