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Harkins Summer Heroes

Jul 13, 2012 11:41AM ● By Mike

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The Amazing Spider-man
Columbia Pictures

One of the world’s most popular comic book characters is back to deliver another revealing chapter in the legacy of Spider-man. In this sequel that delves into an untold story in his past, Peter Parker finds a clue that may help him understand the disappearance of his parents. His actions put him on a direct collision course with his father’s former partner, Dr. Curt Connors (aka Lizard) as Parker searches for answers. Andrew Garfield is cast as the incomparable Spiderman for this new adventure with Emma Stone (The Help) playing his girlfriend, the lovely Gwen Stacy.

July 20
The Dark Knight Rises
Warner Brothers

This third, and possibly final, installment in Christopher Nolan’s Batman film series should rock the box office when the film opens in July. Media hype and tantalizing trailers have action film and comic book aficionados chomping at the bit waiting for opening weekend. Taking place eight years after Batman took the fall for the crimes of arch villain, Two Face, a new terrorist leader, Bane threatens the safety of Gotham city and its citizens. Bane overwhelms Gotham’s finest and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy. Christian Bale reprises his role as enigmatic billionaire Bruce Wayne who fights to protect the city he calls home.