Food, Inc.
Moviegoers aren't likely to rush to the supermarket after seeing this disturbing exposé of the under-regulated, profit-mad American food industry. It's time to plant that garden. Directed by Robert Kenner. Release date: June 12

Moon
After three years alone on the moon, a spaceman of the near future (Sam Rockwell) begins hallucinating — and eventually wakes up to find that he's sharing the ship with an exact replica of...himself. This is the first feature for Duncan Jones, whose father (just so you know) is David Bowie. Directed by Duncan Jones. Release date: June 12

Whatever Works
Allen returns to Manhattan after an extended European vacation and casts Larry David as a hypochondriac physicist whose spirits are lifted when he befriends and later weds a dippy twenty-year-old (Evan Rachel Wood). The film is reportedly based on a script Woody Allen wrote 30 years ago — luckily, neuroticism is timeless. Directed by Woody Allen. Release date: June 19

$9.99
New York animator Tatia Rosenthal traveled to Australia to make this acclaimed stop-motion comedy concerning the peculiar adventures of the residents of an Aussie apartment building, including two boys who've spent $9.99 (and not a penny more) on a book that promises the secret to life. Directed by Tatia Rosenthal. Release date: June 19

The Hurt Locker
Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie and Guy Pearce go to war in this intense drama about a bomb-defusing unit stationed in Baghdad at the height of the Iraq War. Look for cameos by Ralph Fiennes and David Morse. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Release date: June 26

Quiet Chaos
Nanni Moretti stars as an Italian film exec devastated by the death of his wife. Left to raise a ten-year-old daughter, the man finds himself unable to part from her and ends up spending his days in the park opposite her Rome school. Featuring Roman Polanski in a small role. Directed by Antonio Grimaldi. Release date: June 26

JULY

The Beaches of Agnès
The renowned French filmmaker Agnès Varda (Vagabond), now 80, continues her ongoing cinematic autobiography with this César Award-winning documentary. Using the world's beaches as both backdrop and metaphor, Varda recalls the important people of her life, including her late husband, filmmaker Jacques Demy, as well as rock star Jim Morrison. Directed by Agnès Varda. Release date: July 1

Public Enemies
Johnny Depp is 1930s bank robber extraordinaire John Dillinger; Christian Bale is FBI super-agent Melvin Purvis, hot on his trail, Tommy gun in hand. The director is Michael Mann (Miami Vice, Heat), who knows a thing or two about bad-guy/good-guy showdowns. Bullets will fly. Directed by Michael Mann. Release date: July 1

Brüno
Sacha Baron Cohen
jettisons Borat for Brüno, a gay, hot-pants-wearing Australian fashion reporter. Beyond that, words fail us. Directed by Larry Charles. Release date: July 10

Humpday
It seemed like a fun idea at the time: Ben (Mark Duplass) and Andrew (Joshua Leonard), lifelong buds, get high at a party where they agree, in front of witnesses, to "do it" (with each other) for a sex-tape film festival. Their girlfriends are amused, and then...they're not. Directed by Lynn Shelton. Release date: July 10

Soul Power
In the days preceding Muhammad Ali and George Foreman's '74 fight, musical giants such as James Brown, B.B. King, Bill Withers and Celia Cruz gathered in Zaire for a three-day concert. Oscar winner Jeffrey Levy-Hinte (When We Were Kings) has restored a mountain of found footage of the concert and the chaos that surrounded it for this high-energy doc. Directed by Jeffrey Levy-Hinte. Release date: July 10

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
A nerdy but increasingly sexy teenage boy with magical powers and an invisible cloak learns the true history of his archenemy, whose name we dare not utter. Directed by David Yates. Release date: July 15

500 Days of Summer
An LA greeting-card writer (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) finds true love in the form of a beautiful coworker (Zooey Deschanel) in Webb's romantic comedy, which literally counts the days of this up-and-down relationship. Directed by Marc Webb. Release date: July 17

In the Loop
British satirist Armando Iannucci (BBC's The Thick of It) goes to Washington in this fictional riff on the political scrambling — British and American alike — that preceded the Iraq War. Starring Tom Hollander, and featuring James Gandolfini as an American general who speaks in snappy one-liners. Directed by Armando Iannucci. Release date: July 17

Flame and Citron
Flame (Thure Lindhardt) and Citron (Mads Mikkelsen) were the code names for two resistance fighters in Denmark during the Nazi occupation. Ole Christian Madsen tells their story in a film that's been a smash hit in its home country, where Mikkelsen is a superstar. Directed by Ole Christian Madsen. Release date: July 31

Lorna's Silence
Belgium's Dardenne brothers (La promesse, L'enfant), among the world's finest filmmakers, return with this story of an Albanian refugee (Arta Dobroshi) who finds herself going to extremes in order to gain Belgian citizenship. Advance buzz, including a screening at last year's Cannes Film Festival, heralds Dobroshi as a great discovery. Directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. Release date: July 31

The Cove
In the 1960s Richard O'Barry captured five dolphins and trained them to play "Flipper" on the popular TV show. Since then, he's become obsessed with getting footage of the brutal slaughter of dolphins in a Japanese port town. Louie Psihoyos tracks O'Barry's quest in this wrenching documentary. Directed by Louie Psihoyos. Release date: July 31

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