The 2012 Summer Movie Must-Sees


May is in full swing, and you know what that means: ’tis the season for Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters.

Bombarding every weekend are a slew of titles aiming to wrangle you into theaters. But which ones are worth marking your calendar for? We’re here to help. Check out our gallery of the Must-Sees of the summer months, which features a little bit of everything to feed the hungry movie-goers. Superheros, sci-fi, animated epics, dance extravaganzas and quirky dramedies — no stone goes unturned in 2012. Head to the gallery to find out what you need to know, and keep checking back to the Summer Movie Guide for even more updates, features and interviews on the movies your dying to see.


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After a few years of working behind the scenes on movies and TV shows (and earning an IMDb page for bragging rights), Movies Editor Matt Patches made a hard right into the world of entertainment journalism. In 2009, Patches became the Associate Movies Editor of, departing in 2010 to go rogue as a writer-for-hire. Patches covered movies and festivals for a number of outlets, including Movieline, MTV NextMovie, CinemaBlend, and Film School Rejects, before joining as Movies Editor in 2011. He proudly names "Groundhog Day" as his favorite movie of all time.