The films in 2017 have been getting better and better. Every time I think I have a
Here are my top five most anticipated films for the rest of the year…
I recently saw the original Blade Runner for the first time at an IMAX screening. Of course, Scott’s original film wasn’t shot on IMAX, so it was actually just projected on a really big screen, but it was a fantastic first experience. I must admit, I didn’t quite connect with it the way many other people have – but I still appreciate and respect what it achieved.
The screening was hosted by Mark Kermode, who compèred a very interesting interview with Ridley Scott and Denis Villeneuve.
Hearing 80-year-old Scott recount stories from his work on the original
Villeneuve played his cards pretty close to the chest, electing to not to reveal anything about his sequel but did mention that fans should expect “a very different film”.
This will tell the true story of the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs and I can only assume the film will explore themes of gender and sexuality that are still prevalent in 2017.
This already makes it interesting but I’m particularly excited by the team involved; it will be Emma Stone’s first performance off the back of her Oscar win and her co-star is the always brilliant Steve Carrell.
If that’s not enough, the screenplay was written by Simon Beaufoy, who penned Slumdog Millionaire, and it will be directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, who helmed one of my
It might come as a surprise to some of you that this is on the list but I am SO interested in seeing this film.
Whedon famously brought the Avengers together in their big-screen-team-up debut. He also oversaw a lot of other Marvel properties but left over “creative differences” and now he’s “playing for the other side”. Furthermore, there have been
And finally, after the success of Wonder Woman, it will be interesting to see how the film will
I am a huge Aaron Sorkin fan. He has created and written, in my opinion, some of the best film and television ever made and some of the most quotable lines in film history. “You can’t handle the truth!” from A Few Good Men. That was him.
Even if you don’t know his name, you know his words. Sorkin won an Academy Award for writing The Social Network, one of my all-time
I really want this one to be great.
Before writing this article, I tweeted to ask people what film they were most excited for and this is the title that came up time and time again.
It’s a movie shrouded in mystery; there’s already been
I’m keeping my fingers crossed that Disney/Lucasfilm decide against releasing a
What film are you looking forward to most? Tweet us @Cineworld.
Jack Howard is a writer,