With the spring and summer film season underway, the list of movies to watch grows even longer. Several movies are opening this weekend. Here are some films that we think you should check out.
Iron Man 3
“Iron Man 3” opens this weekend, continuing the saga of Tony Stark (Robert Downy Jr.) not only picking up from where he last left the “Iron Man” series but also the Marvel universe after the events of “The Avengers.” Tony Stark faces an enemy that has no bounds, looking to destroy Tony’s world at every turn. Shane Black directs this sequel to the “Iron Man” saga.
Originally premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, “The Iceman” is a film about the life of mafia hitman Richard Kuklinski, a man appearing to live the model American life, but living a double life as a notorious gun for hire. Michael Shannon stars as Richard Kuklinski, with co-stars Winona Ryder and Chris Evans.
What Maisie Knew
Directed by Schott McGehee and David Siegel, “What Maisie Knew” is a modern day adaptation of the 1897 novel by author Henry James. The story chronicles the life of a child caught between her two divorced parents who are trying to restart their lives. Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan co-star in this drama opening this weekend.
Assault On Wall Street
A blue-collar New York family man (Dominic Purcell) loses it all when the economy crashes. In seeking revenge, he embarks on a shooting spree to strike back at the financial institutions he believes had wronged him. Uwe Boll, director of films such as “House Of The Dead” and “Postal,” directs “Assault On Wall Street.”
Greetings From Tim Buckley
“Greetings From Tim Buckley” tackles the journey of Jeff Buckley’s (Penn Badgley) struggle of dealing with the legacy of his late father and musician, Tim Buckley. The film premiered in 2012 at the Toronto International Film Festival, and opens on May 3 in New York and Los Angeles.