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10 Best upcoming movies: April/May 2014

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Some greatly anticipated movies are on the verge of hitting theater screens in the next two months. Here is a countdown of what's coming in April and May that you don't want to miss. From superheroes to villains to kid-friendly flicks, there is something to please every person. And don't forget, this is just April and May. The upcoming rockin' summer flicks will be posted in another article closer to their release.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (April 4, 2014)
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (April 4, 2014) Marvel Studios

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (April 4, 2014)

Scarlett Johansson returns as the Black Widow in this super spy thriller.  Robert Redford joins the cast, and a new superhero is introduced - Anthony Mackie as The Falcon. This action flick promises the return of Captain America's best friend, Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and, of course, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) will lead the good guys of SHIELD in an awesome adventure.

Antboy (April 16, 2014)
Antboy (April 16, 2014) Viva Pictures

Antboy (April 16, 2014)

When a super-ant bites a 12-year old boy, he becomes a local hero that climbs walls, flips cars, stops robbers and saves babies.  With the help of his friends, Pelle takes on super-villain "The Flea," after he kidnaps a young girl that Antboy, Pelle, likes, a lot.  It's time to rescue the girl and save the town.

Rio 2 (April 22, 2014)
Rio 2 (April 22, 2014) Blue Skies Studios

Rio 2 (April 22, 2014)

Now parents of three children, Blu and Jewel travel to the Amazon to teach their kids about their heritage.  When they arrive, they discover other blue macaws, including Jewel's father.

Rio 2 stars Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, Bruno Mars, Jamie Fox and Leslie Mann.

Bears (April 18, 2014)
Bears (April 18, 2014) Disney Studios

Bears (April 18, 2014)

Celebrate Earth Day by watching Disney's "Bears" in theaters April 18.  Set in the Alaskan wilderness, Bears follows a bear family as the young cubs are taught the important messages of life.

Transcendence (April 18, 2014)
Transcendence (April 18, 2014) Alcon Entertainment

Transcendence (April 18, 2014)

Johnnie Depp stars as Dr. Will Caster, the foremost research scientist in the Artificial Intelligence field. After extremists try to stop him by killing him, his wife and best friend, both fellow researchers, continue his work by uploading his consciousness into a computer.  But Will’s thirst for knowledge turns into a quest for power, power he now has access to, and it seems unstoppable to stop him.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (May 2, 2014)
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (May 2, 2014) Marvel Studios

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (May 2, 2014)

In the sequel to Amazing Spider-Man, Spider-Man faces two new villains, Electro (Jamie Foxx) and Rhino.  Peter continues to investigate his parents' murder with all roads leading to OsCorp.

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (May 9, 2014)
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (May 9, 2014) Summertime Entertainment

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (May 9, 2014)

This CGI animated Oz sequel finds Dorothy Gale back in Oz.  There she realizes that her friends are in danger from a villain called the Jester, who turns people into marionettes.  So Dorthy set out to save Oz.

Godzilla (May 16, 2014)
Godzilla (May 16, 2014) Warner Bros.

Godzilla (May 16, 2014)

Godzilla returns from the depts, 40 stories high and ready to rock.  Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, David Strathairn, and Juliette Binoche, this version of the Japanese monster is a high-budget, highly anticipated flick.

X-Men: Days of Future Past (May 23, 2014)
X-Men: Days of Future Past (May 23, 2014) Marvel Studios

X-Men: Days of Future Past (May 23, 2014)

Bryan Singer directs this action thriller return to the world of the X-Men.  In this comic book time travel story, the X-Men send Wolverine to the past to change history and stop the events that result in the extermination of both humans and mutants.  

Maleficent (May 30, 2014)
Maleficent (May 30, 2014) Disney Studios

Maleficent (May 30, 2014)

Maleficent is the retelling of the Sleeping Beauty story from the point of view of the wicked fairy that cursed Aurora.  Find out why and decide who is actually at fault.  Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning star in this dark Disney tale.

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