‘Avengers,’ ‘Dark Knight Rises’ And More: The Best Of Summer 2012

FROM NEXTMOVIE: Put the bathing suits away, shut down the volley ball courts: that’s a wrap on the summer, which is indeed a bummer. But on the plus side, the summer of 2012 will stand out in history as one of the brightest seasons for blockbusters and indies alike, from “The Avengers” to “Moonrise Kingdom” and beyond.

Deciding on which movie was the very best of the summer is no easy feat, but it’s a feat that our friends at NextMovie are asking you to achieve nonetheless. Click here to vote in their poll on the best movie of the summer. After that, weigh in on the standout male and standout female stars of the summer, the summer’s best comedy and best action movie, and much more.