Golden Slumber

the list of most anticipated releases slated for 2012-13.
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1.
Prometheus (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone. (124 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ you just can't beat that. the most important release of the year. the expectation are superhigh. the goodness must be delivered at all costs ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
2.
Gravity (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Two astronauts work together to survive after an accident which leaves them alone in space. (91 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
“ Alfonso Cuaron is back. this should be something special in the vein of Children Of Men. slick and intelligent as Cuaron is - this is worth looking forward to. not quite sure however what Sandra Bullock is doing there? ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
3.
The Veil of Twilight (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
The investigation of a mysterious serial-killer in a mountain village, set in Norway in the mid 1300's. (90 mins.)
“ my personal favorite features Kim Bodnia in one of the starring roles. this is believed to be a viking mystery thriller. this production has already gone through some mystery with members of the filming crew dying at the set. nonetheless, should be awesome ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
4.
[REC] 3: Genesis (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A couple's wedding day turns horrific as some of the guests start showing signs of a strange illness. (80 mins.)
Director: Paco Plaza
“ hello there, well as a true horror fan i can't wait to see this. the first two installments of this "zombie" manifest were great. yes, great. of course, this for true addicts of the genre only, but it's absolutely finest material you can find out there ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
5.
Livid (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The suggestion of a big treasure hidden somewhere inside Mrs Jessel's once renowned classical dance academy will become an irresistible lure to a fiendish trap for Lucie and her friends. (92 mins.)
“ here comes another horror film. this release is from Julien Maury and Alex Bustillo. the directors behind À l'intérieur are back with one of my personal favorites for the horror film of the year. french are weird but they "sureleeee" know their horror. France produced some of the best films in the genre ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
6.
Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Haunted by painful memories and increasing paranoia, a damaged woman struggles to re-assimilate with her family after fleeing an abusive cult. (102 mins.)
Director: Sean Durkin
“ billed as the film of the year, this production is set to announce the new star that is Sean Durkin. true or false - we are yet to find out. ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
7.
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods. (95 mins.)
Director: Drew Goddard
“ more horror. oh, i love horror. the horror the horror the horror. but the good part is - with me you only get the quality product. this is the high-end stuff ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
8.
Killing Them Softly (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. (97 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dominik
“ should be solid. Brad Pitt as an enforcer. ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
9.
Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Despite being under heavy sedation, a young woman tries to make her way out of the Arboria Institute, a secluded, quasifuturistic commune. (110 mins.)
Director: Panos Cosmatos
“ one of the finest indie productions in recent years is set to find it's way towards the big screen in Europe. crossover between Into The Void and Stalker this is definitely not for everyone. some scenes are quite scary even ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
10.
Dead Shadows (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Chris' parents were murdered on the same day the Halley comet was visible from Earth. Eleven years later, a new comet lights up the Parisian sky, but as the night goes on, people begins to transform into horrible creatures. (75 mins.)
Director: David Cholewa
“ plenty of buzz around this David Cholewa's horror film. should be fun if the picture is as good as the trailer suggests. ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
11.
Killer Joe (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When a debt puts a young man's life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance. (102 mins.)
“ the return of William Friedkin. the director behind one of the most important films of the 70's. ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
12.
The Divide (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic. (112 mins.)
Director: Xavier Gens
“ Xavier Gens returns with this apocalyptic thriller. not quite sure what to make of this, but most of the signs point in the right direction. Gens, of course, directed the amazing Frontière(s). unfortunately, he is also known for The Hitman. ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
13.
Themis (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After two teenagers from abusive households befriend each other, their lives take a dark adventure into existentialism, despair, and human frailty. (129 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
“ there's only one Shion Sono. most of his work deserves special attention. this film could be his best to date. ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
14.
Argo (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
“ all of Ben Affleck's films were solid. Gone Baby Gone was great. can't think why this should be any different. ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
15.
Lawless (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a trio of bootlegging brothers are threatened by a new special deputy and other authorities angling for a cut of their profits. (116 mins.)
Director: John Hillcoat
“ Tom Hardy. all you need to know ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
16.
Gangster Squad (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city. (113 mins.)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
“ the cast here is amazing. sean penn, ryan gosling and emma stone. got to be special ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
17.
Pacific Rim (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse. (131 mins.)
“ i'm not sure what to make of Del Toro these days. Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark (producer) was a miss. the story line here is quite appealing. r ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
18.
You're Next (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back. (95 mins.)
Director: Adam Wingard
“ i just hope this Adam Wingard film will be a lot better than his previous A Horrible Way To Die. it was horrible, but for all the wrong reasons. You're Next, however is getting some rave festival reviews ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
19.
Only God Forgives (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death. (90 mins.)
“ NWR is back with Ryan Gosling in one of the leading roles. Refn is absolutely the director to look up too, but i don't know what to expect here. can he manufacture another brilliant film after Drive? ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
20.
Take Shelter (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself. (121 mins.)
Director: Jeff Nichols
“ Michael Shannon in a leading role is always captivating. ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
21.
World War Z (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself. (116 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
“ Brad Pitt up against Zombie Apocalypse. ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
22.
The Raven (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality. (110 mins.)
Director: James McTeigue
“ Edgar Allan Poe's life, murder mystery with John Cusack. who has been, by the way, nothing short of great recently ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
23.
This Must Be the Place (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Cheyenne, a retired rock star living off his royalties in Dublin, returns to New York City to find the man responsible for a humiliation suffered by his recently deceased father during W.W.II. (118 mins.)
“ when are we gonna see this? i don't know. but Sean Penn playing a retired rocker (The Cure fan, apparently) - this must be the film. ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
24.
Cold Skin (2017)
On the edge of the Antartic Circle, in the years after World War I, a steam ship approaches a desolate island far from all shipping lanes...
Director: Xavier Gens
“ yet another horror film with Xavier Gens at the helm. very little known about this production. let's wish it'a good one. ” - Armen Vartanyan
 
25.
The Tall Man (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children. (106 mins.)
Director: Pascal Laugier
“ Pascal Laugier (Martyrs) returns with Jessica Biel in one of the starring roles. Still no sign of this film being anywhere close to release. but this is an absolute "must" for everyone who was blown away with Laugiers previous work. ” - Armen Vartanyan