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2. 'Before Midnight'
In theaters: May 24
Director: Richard Linklater
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy
Why we're excited: Any fan of Linklater's "Before" trilogy is excited to see where Celine and Jesse have ended up another nine years later. But when the film dropped at Sundance (we loved it around these parts), those expectations hit a higher rung. It was deemed, in many corners, to be a masterful depiction of a relationship, not unlike "Before Sunrise" and "Before Sunset." Those elevated expectations can help explain the film's high placement on our list as it will be the ultimate counter-programming entry this summer.
- Kristopher Tapley