FORGET BLOCKBUSTERS: Here Are 7 Hidden Movie Gems To Check Out This Summer

If you’re not into blockbusters, there are plenty more offerings at the box office this summer.

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Yes, “The Dark Knight Rises,” “The Amazing Spider-Man” and “Men in Black 3” will carve up the bulk of the box office as the weather heats up. But in between the eardrum-bursting stories of planet-saving are a handful of smaller films that deserve to be on moviegoers’ radars.Among them are films from established masters like Woody Allen and Wes Anderson that could find themselves on Oscar voters’ shortlists, as well as a collection of comedies, thrillers and family films featuring stars like Will Ferrell and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

Also read: From ‘Dark Knight’ to ‘Dark Shadows’: The 10 Most Anticipated Summer Movies

Here are seven hidden gems hitting theatres over the next four months — with nary a superhero to be found in any of them.

Savages

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Moonrise Kingdom

The Campaign

To Rome With Love

Magic Mike

Premium Rush

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