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Breaking Bad (AMC)Returns July 15  Sad as we are that this show is coming to a close, the good news is that Season 5 will be rolling out slowly, with the first eight of 16 episodes this summer and the next in 2013. We left off with Walt manipulating Jesse, Gus getting blown up, Mike being completely absent and Junior gorging himself on breakfast. According to Aaron Paul, this season will be the craziest one yet. Can. Not. Wait.
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Breaking Bad (AMC)
Returns July 15
Sad as we are that this show is coming to a close, the good news is that Season 5 will be rolling out slowly, with the first eight of 16 episodes this summer and the next in 2013. We left off with Walt manipulating Jesse, Gus getting blown up, Mike being completely absent and Junior gorging himself on breakfast. According to Aaron Paul, this season will be the craziest one yet. Can. Not. Wait.

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Ted (July 13)Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis and Seth MacFarlaneDirected by: Seth MacFarlane What’s the Joke? A boy’s (Wahlberg) teddy bear (MacFarlane) comes to life, and now they’re both all grown up.Get It? Much as we love to hate MacFarlane, the trailer is actually pretty funny. And hey, we used to like Unhappily Ever After back in the day.Watch the trailer here.
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Ted (July 13)
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis and Seth MacFarlane
Directed by: Seth MacFarlane
What’s the Joke? A boy’s (Wahlberg) teddy bear (MacFarlane) comes to life, and now they’re both all grown up.
Get It? Much as we love to hate MacFarlane, the trailer is actually pretty funny. And hey, we used to like Unhappily Ever After back in the day.
Watch the trailer here.

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Hit and Run (August 24)Starring: Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell and Bradley Cooper Directed by: David Palmer, Dax Shepard What’s the Joke? Charlie Bronson (Shepard), a former getaway driver, ditches his Witness Protection Plan help to get his girlfriend (Bell) out of Los Angeles.Get It? Clearly, this is the Witness Protection movie to see — you had us as Shepard and Bell. Throw a sloth in there, and we’re more than down.
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Hit and Run (August 24)
Starring: Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell and Bradley Cooper
Directed by: David Palmer, Dax Shepard
What’s the Joke? Charlie Bronson (Shepard), a former getaway driver, ditches his Witness Protection Plan help to get his girlfriend (Bell) out of Los Angeles.
Get It? Clearly, this is the Witness Protection movie to see — you had us as Shepard and Bell. Throw a sloth in there, and we’re more than down.

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Premium Rush (August 24)Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jamie Chung, Michael Shannon, Dania RamirezDirected by: David KoeppThumbnail Synopsis: A New York city bike messenger (Gordon-Levitt) peddles around the Big Apple carrying a package that’s of enormous interest to a crooked cop.Thrill Factor: There hasn’t been a great cycling movie since Breaking Away three decades ago, so we’re hoping Gordon-Levitt’s bike rides through the traffic-clogged streets of Manhattan are as adrenaline-pumping in the feature as they are in the trailer.Click here to watch the trailer
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Premium Rush (August 24)
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jamie Chung, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez
Directed by: David Koepp
Thumbnail Synopsis: A New York city bike messenger (Gordon-Levitt) peddles around the Big Apple carrying a package that’s of enormous interest to a crooked cop.
Thrill Factor: There hasn’t been a great cycling movie since Breaking Away three decades ago, so we’re hoping Gordon-Levitt’s bike rides through the traffic-clogged streets of Manhattan are as adrenaline-pumping in the feature as they are in the trailer.
Click here to watch the trailer

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Take This Waltz (June 29)Starring: Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman, Luke KirbyDirected by: Sarah PolleyThumbnail Synopsis: Despite her happy marriage to Lou (Rogen), Margot (Williams) finds herself falling for the handsome artist (Kirby) who lives down the block.Why So Serious? Because Williams is apparently incapable of turning down any project about an onscreen marriage falling apart.Click here to watch the trailer
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Take This Waltz (June 29)
Starring: Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman, Luke Kirby
Directed by: Sarah Polley
Thumbnail Synopsis: Despite her happy marriage to Lou (Rogen), Margot (Williams) finds herself falling for the handsome artist (Kirby) who lives down the block.
Why So Serious? Because Williams is apparently incapable of turning down any project about an onscreen marriage falling apart.
Click here to watch the trailer

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The Dark Knight Rises (July 20)Starring: Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Gary OldmanDirected by: Christopher NolanWhat It Is: Oh, only the final chapter in Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy. You know… nothing special or anything.How Big Will It Be? We’re not sure there’s a single word that can suitably describe how big this movie will be. Massive, enormous and even gargantuan all seem too small somehow. Dark Knight Rises looks to be the cinematic version of Nolan dropping the mic and walking offstage.Click here to watch the trailer
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The Dark Knight Rises (July 20)
Starring: Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
What It Is: Oh, only the final chapter in Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy. You know… nothing special or anything.
How Big Will It Be? We’re not sure there’s a single word that can suitably describe how big this movie will be. Massive, enormous and even gargantuan all seem too small somehow. Dark Knight Rises looks to be the cinematic version of Nolan dropping the mic and walking offstage.
Click here to watch the trailer

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Moonrise Kingdom (May 25)Starring: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Ed Norton, Bruce WillisDirected By: Wes AndersonThumbnail Recap: A boy flees his summer camp with his lady love in tow and a search party is formed to find them both.Why It’ll Put Us in a Summertime Mood: Because nothing says summer more than hiking in the wilderness, attending summer camp and falling in love.Watch the trailer here
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Moonrise Kingdom (May 25)
Starring: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Ed Norton, Bruce Willis
Directed By: Wes Anderson
Thumbnail Recap: A boy flees his summer camp with his lady love in tow and a search party is formed to find them both.
Why It’ll Put Us in a Summertime Mood: Because nothing says summer more than hiking in the wilderness, attending summer camp and falling in love.
Watch the trailer here

Read more: Summer 2012 Movie Preview: Countdown to May