My most anticipated films of 2011

January 18, 2011 at 2:29 pm (Movies)

As promised, here are my most anticipated movies of 2011. As usual, release dates aren’t certain, and new films might pop up during the year, but, as things stand now, Lars Von Trier‘s “no more happy endings” end-of-the-world project “Melancholia” takes the top spot.

1. Melancholia (dir: Lars Von Trier)

2. Sucker Punch (dir: Zack Snyder)

3. The Tree of Life (dir: Terrence Malick)

4. Super 8 (dir: J.J. Abrams)

5. A Dangerous Method (dir: David Cronenberg)

6. Red State (dir: Kevin Smith)

7. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (dir: David Fincher)

8. Source Code (dir: Duncan Jones)

9. Insidious (dir: James Wan)

10. Contagion (dir: Steven Soderbergh)

Honorable mentions (random order):

Hugo Cabret (dir: Martin Scorsese)
The Descendants (dir: Alexander Payne)
11-11-11 (dir: Darren L. Bousman)
Scream 4 (dir: Wes Craven)
We Bought A Zoo (dir: Cameron Crowe)
Your Highness (dir: David Gordon Green)
Deep Red (dir: George A. Romero)
Livide (dir: Alexandre Bustillo)
Rango (dir: Gore Verbinski)
Battle: Los Angeles (dir: Jonathan Liebesman)
Paul (dir: Greg Mottola)
Hanna (dir: Joe Wright)
The Impossible (dir: Juan Antonio Bayona)
Twixt Now and Sunrise (dir: Francis Ford Coppola)
Ted (dir: Seth MacFarlane)



  1. Ipodman said,

    Nice list you have there! 🙂

    I’m especially curious about Super 8 by JJ Abrams, I loooved Star Trek so I’m on board with whatever he’s doing next!

    (Oh, and Sucker Punch looks interesting too…)

  2. John said,

    I can’t believe you completly forgot about Kung Fu Panda 2 🙂

  3. cristane said,

    I didn’t forget 🙂

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