- Moonrise Kingdom - I love Wes Anderson films and this one did not disappoint. I loved the colors, the costumes, and of course, the crazy situations and dry-wit dialogue.
- Pitch Perfect - Confession: I was an a capella
stalkergroupie in college. I knew I would love this movie - Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, and Elizabeth Banks are great in it, the songs are really good, and it is freaking hilarious. It even features a real University of Virginia a capella group, though not the one I was a stalkerhuge fan of.
- The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins' books have turned some of my most reluctant readers into book lovers, and I loved the books myself, so I was very excited for the movie - especially since I was able to talk one of my fellow English teachers into going to the midnight showing with me. The theater was full of past and current students which made it quite a memorable shared experience.