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Summer movie season 2015: 'Age of Ultron' smashing into theaters alongside 'Pitch Perfect 2'




Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Kim Soo-Hyun and director Joss Whedon pose for a photo session during a press conference to promote Marvel's
Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Kim Soo-Hyun and director Joss Whedon pose for a photo session during a press conference to promote Marvel's "Avengers: Age Of Ultron" in Seoul on April 17, 2015.
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The summer movie season is upon us with highly-anticipated films like "Avengers: Age of Ultron," which unofficially kicks off the season on May 1 (though "Ultron" has already opened overseas).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAUoeqvedMo

"This summer, there's something for everyone, and we couldn't say that last year," says Kyle Buchanan, senior editor at Vulture. This year, there are films aimed at women and children — "Pitch Perfect 2," "Inside Out" and "Trainwreck" on that list.

Pitch Perfect 2 trailer

Inside Out trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MxnhBPoIx4

"[They're] movies people expect to be some of the biggest grossers of the summer," Buchanan says. Other films to look out for are "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" and "Dope," which premiered at Sundance.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L41xwM8tIRQ

And, of course, there are the ones that might flop at the box office, with wobbly word on the street. "Terminator Genisys," "Fantastic Four" and "Ant-Man" didn't look good to Buchanan, with those first two reboots looking particularly questionable.

Terminator Genisys trailer

Fantastic Four trailer

Ant-Man trailer



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