YOUR MOVIE LISTS: Scarlett Johansson
By Michael Arruda
Welcome to another edition of YOUR MOVIE LISTS, the column where you’ll find lists of odds and ends about movies. Up today, a look at films starring Scarlett Johansson. Here is a partial list of her movies:
EIGHT LEGGED FREAKS (2002) – frightened by giant spiders in this horror movie starring David Arquette.
LOST IN TRANSLATION (2003) – hanging out with Bill Murray in Japan in this quirky film by writer/director Sofia Coppola.
THE SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS MOVIE (2004) – lends her voice to this big screen adventure featuring SpongeBob, Patrick, and their undersea buddies.
MATCH POINT (2005) – really shines in this Woody Allen drama starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
THE PRESTIGE (2006) – Part of the rivalry between magicians Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman in this Christopher Nolan thriller.
VICKY CHRISTINA BARCELONA (2008) – Another Woody Allen drama, this time with Javier Bardem.
IRON MAN 2 (2010) – Hello Black Widow! Johansson is the best part of this underwhelming IRON MAN sequel.
THE AVENGERS (2012) – Johansson’s Black Widow is the sexiest crime fighting heroine since Diana Rigg in the other THE AVENGERS, the 1960s TV show with Patrick MacNee.
HITCHCOCK (2012) – Playing Janet Leigh to Anthony Hopkins’ Hitch.
DON JON (2013) – Loses her boyfriend first to porn and then to older woman Julianne Moore in this quirky innovative movie by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
HER (2013) – seduces Joaquin Phoenix with only her voice in this Oscar-nominated movie.
CHEF (2014) – has too small a role in this comedy drama by actor/director Jon Favreau.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (2014) – Black Widow is back and she’s still kicking butt and looking incredibly sexy doing it in this superior CAPTAIN AMERICA sequel.
LUCY (2014) – She’s the best part of this this science fiction thriller about a woman who suddenly finds herself able to access her full brain capacity.
And look for Johansson in 2015 in the eagerly anticipated AVENGERS sequel, AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON. It’s also been rumored that she will star in her very own Black Widow movie, which would be awesome.
There you have it, a partial list of some notable Scarlett Johansson movies. Hope you enjoyed it.
Thanks for reading!