Here are a few of their recommendations for must see summer movies, TV shows and music to listen to.
Must See Summer Movies
Ted (out July 13th) – “If you see only one movie this summer about a raunchy teddy bear, make it Ted (out July 13th). You’ve never seen a summer buddy comedy starring Mark Wahlberg and an ill-behaved, potty-mouthed teddy bear who years ago magically started walking and talking and has stuck around long after the novelty wore off.”
Celeste and Jesse Forever (out August 3rd) – EW nominates Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg as ‘Summer’s Most Adorable Couple’ in this film.
2 Days in New York (out August 10th)
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (out June 8th)
Also rounding out EW’s Summer Movie Must List: Snow White and the Huntsman (June 1st ), Rock of Ages (June 15th), Your Sister’s Sister (June 15th), Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (June 22nd), The Queen of Versailles (July 10th ), The Dark Knight Rises (July 20th ), The Bourne Legacy (August 3rd), and The Expendables (August 17th).
Must See Summer TV
Newsroom (June 24th on HBO) – Directed by Aaron Sorkin, “Sorkin returns to the behind-the-scenes-of-live-TV conceit he embraced on Studio 60 and Sports Night to explore the reawakening of a veteran news anchor who has built his entire career and reputation on playing it safe.”
Political Animals (July 15th on USA) – Starring Sigourney Weaver; “In her first TV role, Weaver plays Elaine Barrish, ex-wife of a philandering ex-president who lands herself the job of secretary of state in USA ’s six-part inside-the-Beltway miniseries Political Animals.”
True Blood (June 10th on HBO) – The show veers toward politics in its fifth season by dividing the vampires into two disparate groups: those who want to live peacefully among humans and those who want to suck them dry.
Also rounding out EW’s Summer TV Must List: Hatfields & McCoys (May 28th History), Falling Skies (June 17th TNT), Louie (June 28th FX), Breaking Bad (July 15th AMC), Copper (August 19th BBC America), Girls (Sundays, 10:30pm HBO), and Mad Men (Sundays, 10pm AMC).
Summer Music Must List
Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw team up for their Brothers of the Sun stadium tour, beginning June 2 in Tampa.
Nicki Minaj - “Having gone from standout guest spots on tracks for Mariah Carey and Kanye West to solo-chart ubiquity in less than three years, Minaj is in the thick of her first global headlining tour, with multiple U.S. dates.”
EW also recommends both ABC’s Good Morning America an NBC’s Today summer music acts to get your mornings started off right! Some of the can’t-miss concerts will include Maroon 5 (June 29th on Today) and No Doubt (July 27th on GMA).
For more Summer Musts, pick up your copy of Entertainment Weekly this Friday, May 25th. Get your scoop on EW.com.