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Fun Movies for The Summer

Shrek the Third

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Rupert Everett, Amy Sedaris, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Cheri Oteri
Directed by: Chris Miller, Raman Hui

Far Far Away needs a new king, and unless Shrek can find someone else, he'll be stuck with the gig. He sets off to find the only other possible heir, Fiona's forgotten cousin Artie. While Shrek's away, Prince Charming returns to the kingdom for revenge, and Fiona is about to add a little ogre to the posse! Can Shrek, with the help of his loyal friends Donkey and Puss-in-Boots, save the day?

You were the people who made Shrek 2 the third highest grossing movie of all time. You probably want to see what happens next. All the cast favourites are back, plus newcomers like Eric Idle, Amy Poehler, Amy Sedaris, and Regis Philbin. Justin Timberlake voices the role of Artie. Can he bring sexy back to animation, too?


Starring: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Jasmine Jessica Anthony, Christopher Carey, Mary McCormack
Directed by: Mikael Hafstrom

The tagline for the old Roach Motels was, "Roaches check in, but they don't check out." That's pretty much what room 1408 is like, except with better lighting and special effects. But that's just an old ghost story or urban legend, right? A skeptical man of science, like author Mike Enslin shouldn't be scared, but when he settles in for a night in the famously haunted room, he has to question just what it is he believes.

It's based on a short story by Stephen King. Just like Secret Window, Stand by Me, and The Shawshank Redemption. John Cusack gets seriously unhinged, and Samuel L. Jackson gets to be in a movie without the word "Snake" in the title. A rare horror film where a smart person is put in peril and gets to behave...like a smart person. Teenyboppers looking to stay overnight in that abandoned cabin by the lake: take note!

Screenwriting duo Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski had to abandon plans for their pet project, an animated feature called Slushy. It told the heart-warming tale of an abusive alcoholic snowman, and had several original songs already written by Alexander's USC classmate Adam Chester.

Source: Yahoo movies


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