Carroll County Times

July 2012 Movies

The temperature is hovering around the century mark and the summer movies of 2012 are getting really hot as well. Here is a look at films scheduled to open in July. Dates subject to change.

The Amazing Spiderman--This is another version of the character that just seems to fascinate us all. At least this one didn't have the problems of the Broadway show. The stars are Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone. July 3

Katy Perry:Part of Me--Like Justin Bieber, the Jonas Brothers and Miley Cyrus before, here comes a film showcasing the life of a current popular rock star. Katy Perry is entertaining and the film should be equally so. July 5

Savages--Oliver Stone directs a story based on a novel about a battle between Southern California marijuana growers and the Mexican drug cartel. The cast includes Aaron Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Salma Hayek, Blake Lively, Benicio del Toro and Uma Thurman and John Travolta. July 6

Ice Age: Continental Drift--The lovable cartoon animals are back and the voices are Ray Romano, Denis Leary and Queen Latifah. July 13

The Dark Knight Rises--Can Batman save Gotham City from a new group of villains? Ya darn tootin. Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Gary Oldham are in the mix as is Anne Hathaway. July 20

The Watch--Could there be an alien invasion in suburbia? Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and Jonah Hill will protect us all. July 27

Step Up Revolution--The popular dance movie franchise is back with a familiar plot. One of the dancer's dads wants to develop the neighborhood where they all dance and ruin it for everybody. Can the dancers save the day? July 27