Movie Feature

2012 summer movie guide

By Wang DexianMovies - 23 May 2012 11:57 AM | Updated 25 May 2012

2012 summer movie guide

Here we are again, movie buffs… the dawn of another awesome (fingers crossed) summer movie season.

Every May, the movie studios switch gears and ramp up the extravagance and – at times – (un)originality from “Moderate” to “Extreme”.

If this sounds somewhat like a criticism, it's not. Deep down, we all love the buzz and the bombastic ridiculousness of the season. You may not like it, but you can't ignore it. 

With that said, let's check out what's on display this May to August. To make it easy for your digestion, we've separated the movies into a few mandatory categories.

2012 summer movie preview: The remakes

The remakes

Hollywood loves its remakes and this summer blockbuster season sees a couple of rebooted cool classics.

2012 summer movie preview: The Superhero films

The Superhero films

We all know 2011 was a year of superhero movies - and 2012 is going to follow the trend! Hollywood has been on its A-game the past few years, and they're just getting better!


2012 summer movie preview: The (not really but almost) sequels/prequels

The (not really but almost) sequels/prequels

Are they prequels, sequels or something else? We take a close look at 'The Bourne Legacy' and 'Prometheus' which toe the line

2012 summer movie preview: The comedies

The comedies

The summer movie season is set to be a barrel of laughs with a trio of comedies

 Stay tuned for more previews on this summer's movies!


Dexian or just Dex if you have an inability to pronounce Chinese names, is a fervent film lover who's known to read up on the most inane pieces of cinema trivia just so he has something to talk about when he's drunk. When he's not watching something, he can be found reading other useless Wikipedia articles on things like Nebulaphobia.