Unlike summer movies which focus more on getting as much box office as possible, December movies are usually produced for the sake of winning Academy Awards of the year. As a period between the ending of the year and the beginning of a new year, December always witnesses the release of several Oscar winners of the year. Moreover, there are always December movies that can earn both profits and good reputation.
Why shall we pay more attention to 2012 December movies? For one thing, one can always find surprises in December movie market. When viewing the most profitable movies of all time, one can easily find some December movies including Avatar, Titanic and The Lord of The Rings trilogy. For another, as a potential competitor for Academy Awards, December movies can always bring us more than mere entertaining. Therefore, if 2012 summer movies are the gathering of excellent blockbusters of the year, 2012 December movies are the party of best 2012 movies.
Therefore, this post will show you top three most anticipated 2012 December movies. Those December movies include a movie prequel, a movie remake and a new movie. Of course, they are also the potential competitor for Academy Awards.
1. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
As the prequel of The Lord of the Rings series, An Unexpected Journey will be released on December 14. Moreover, it is also a most promising 2012 December movies to gain great success of The Oscar 2013. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey mainly focuses on the adventure of curious Bilbo Baggins including how he gets the magic ring and how he fights against the evil dragon.
Due to the great success of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, An Unexpected Journey is born with great expectation. Moreover, it is said that An Unexpected Journey is one of the movies that employ new 3D technologies. For those who haven't watched them yet, they can watch the DVDs with Google Nexus 7.
2. Monster, Inc 3D
After the 3D version of The Lion King turns out to be a huge hit in the market, Disneyland decided to attach 3D effects to more of its animation works. Initially to be released in 2013, Monster, Inc 3D turns out to be an anticipated 2012 December movie after Disneyland changed its plan. Monster, Inc is actually a Pixar animation movie about how the company switched from one driven by fear to one by happiness. As a movie remake, there are several anticipated points in this 2012 December movie including the 3D technology and the performance of 3D version.
3. Playing for Keeps
As a 2012 December movie released on December 7, Playing for Keeps is starred by famous and sexy actresses like Catherine Zeta-Jones, Uma Thurman and Judy Greer. Playing for Keeps is about the stories between a coach who used to be a professional player and the mothers of his team members. To some extent, this is a movie about love, self-esteem and family life. Therefore, as a movie profound in meaning and funny in content, Playing for Keeps may be favored by Academy Award. There are several attracting points of the movie: eye-attracting cast and excellent plot.
Therefore, those are the top three most anticipated 2012 December movies. In the next few years, some eye-attracting movie sequels will be released in December including the sequel of Avatar in 2014 and the sequel of The Hobbits in 2013. Moreover, besides those 2012 December movies, one can also pay more attention to those successfully December movies.