Movies

Oscars Predictions 2021: Which Stars Will Be Shining This Awards Season?

This year the Oscars have been pushed back to April and many films have had small releases in the USA or on the festival circuit whilst still remaining unseen in the rest of the world, meaning the next few months are set to be jam packed with awards-worthy films! Here are our early predictions of who and what to watch out for on those nomination lists! Due to the pandemic, streaming only releases will be eligible for the first time giving Netflix and Amazon a real shot at some statues. Mank - David Fincher writes and directs a movie about…
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9 Original Movies Vs their Sequels – which dominate your film list?

Original Films Vs their Sequels When it comes to great movies, are you a person who prefers films to be left as standalone Original classics or do you find yourself pinning for a sequel as soon as the credits role? Some say lightning doesn’t strike twice. When you have a brilliant original idea, a follow up film will always struggle to recapture the same magic of the first film. But there are occasions when the sequel can blow the originals out of the water, at least in some people’s opinion! ROCKY is one of the greatest underdog stories of all…
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The Top 10 Films of 2020 List: The WTF Team Recommends

In a year in which many of our most anticipated releases have been pushed back to 2021 or beyond it's been a funny old time to try and write a top 10 films list, with a few complaints of there being ''slim pickings.'' Yet whilst 2020 has been a difficult year for film there have still been some real treasures released. From franchise revivals to silly popcorn flicks with underseen indie gems in between, here are the top films recommended by each of the WTF team... Mysteree's Top 10 Films 10. Bad Boys For Life: Long overdue but the duo didn’t miss…
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Mank Review: David Fincher’s Love Letter to Hollywood’s Golden Age

Gary Oldman stars in this movie about movie making; the story behind the writing of Orson Welles' Citizen Kane The titular Mank is Herman J. Mankiewicz (here played by Oldman,) at one time the highest paid screenwriter in Hollywood and winner of the Academy award for Best Original Screenplay 1941 for one of the most highly celebrated films of all time: Citizen Kane. Mank and Orson Welles (Citizen Kane's director, star and co-writer) very publicly disagreed about the value of their respective contributions to the film leading to a feud about credits that had to be settled by the Screen…
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These are 10 of the Most Fantastic Film Franchises of All Time

https://youtu.be/DGQbOerXcU4 Film Franchises that grew with us Film franchises are unique in that they grow with us. We become invested in the characters and story lines and follow them like our favourite TV shows over a period. We sometimes wait up to 5 years to get all the parts of the story but occasionally that wait can be up to 20yrs! In that way they grow with us, characters get older and the content gets more complex or mature. Not all parts of these franchises are necessarily great, but they form part of a bigger picture, a story we are…
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Will Batflecks Epic return Clash with Pattinson Batman?

13 Questions answered about the Dark Knights return in 2021 There have been stories recently that HBO Max want Ben Affleck to reprise his role as the caped crusader alongside Jared Leto in a film for their streaming service but could this actually be true? Let’s take a look and see how credible the rumours are and how they could go about making it happen….. Firstly how can Ben Affleck come back, hasn’t Robert Pattinson already been cast as Batman? Yes he has and will star in ‘The Batman’ directed by Matt Reeves and due for release next year BUT…..…
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Game of Streams – Let the Battle commence

In this Game of Streams, Disney, Apple & Amazon are coming for the crown War is coming A battle has been brewing just under the surface of the entertainment industry for the last few years. Lines have been drawn and tactics deployed. Come March 24th, Disney officially enters the UK streaming game and at that point, these Empires of entertainment will officially be at war. This may not be life or death but with so many horrible things going on around us every day, how we choose to be entertained is one of the few areas we still have control…
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