While this year's slate of summer flicks is -- on paper anyway -- not quite as hideous-sounding as



While this year's slate of summer flicks is -- on paper anyway -- not quite as hideous-sounding as usual (no "Pokemon" sequels and only one Freddie Prinze Jr. movie), very few jump out as must-see items either. Think of the following as an opinionated guide to the upcoming season's best bets and potential turkeys. (Since release dates are notoriously subject to change, use a pencil when marking any of these down in your calendar.) Must-see movies: *; bombs: ~~

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