Two years ago, I posted an item on Ultraviolet and several other movies which had not been screened for critics in the first two months of 2006; and then, as the year progressed and the ranks of such movies swelled, I posted updates to that original post.
I then kept a similar list for 2007 — and now that 2008 is upon us, it is time to start a list for this year, too. Already, and as I noted here three weeks ago, there is one film opening this week without any advance screenings — except for a late-night invitational screening mere hours before the movie opens to the public, which for the purposes of these lists “doesn’t count”. (It is a preview of sorts, but it’s still too late for newspaper deadlines, etc.)
There will be more such films in the year ahead, I’m sure; I’ll post updates as they come, and link to those updates from here.
January 4: One Missed Call.
January 11: The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything, In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale.
January 25: Rambo, Meet the Spartans.
February 1: The Eye, Strange Wilderness, Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour.
February 22: Witless Protection.
March 14: Doomsday.
March 21: Shutter, Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns.
March 28: Superhero Movie.
April 4: The Ruins.
April 11: Prom Night.
June 13: The Happening.
August 15: Mirrors.
August 29: Babylon A.D., College, Disaster Movie.
September 5: Bangkok Dangerous.
September 12: Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys.
September 19: My Best Friend’s Girl.
September 26: Fireproof.
October 3: An American Carol.
October 10: Quarantine.
October 24: Saw V.
October 31: The Haunting of Molly Hartley.
December 12: Delgo.