General News / January 28, 2017

25 films we’re most looking forward to this year

General News / January 28, 2017

25 films we’re most looking forward to this year

Seeing as we’re still pretty fresh into 2017 and movie award season, there are some really exciting films set to be released this year.


There will inevitably be some horrifically bad ones that some of us will watch in secret, however we’ve made a list of 25 of the best looking flicks on the way.

Take a look below.


25. Lion

Just Out


Starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman and Rooney Mara, directed by Garth Davis. People also liked, Manchester by the Sea and Silence.


24. The Founder

Out in February

Biography, Drama, History

Starring Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman and John Carroll Lynch. Directed by Ray Kroc. People also liked Live by Night and Gold.


23. A Cure for Wellness

Out in February

Mystery ,Thriller

Starring Jason Isaacs, Dane HeHaan and Mia Goth. Directed by Gore Verbinski.


22. Get Out

Out in March


Starring Lakeith Stanfield from Skins and Allison Williams from Girls. Directorial debut by Jordan Peele.


21. Ghost in the Shell

Out in March

Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Starring Scarlett Johansson, Michael Pitt and Michael Wincott. Directed by Rupert Sanders.


20. Life

Out in March

Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal. Directed by Daniel Espinosa.


19. Kong: Skull Island

Out in March

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Starring Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson and  Samuel L.Jackson. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.


18. Alien: Convent

Out in May

Sci-Fi ,Thriller

Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston and James Franco. Follow on from Alien.


17. The Circle

Our in May

Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller.

Starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks. Directed by James Ponsoldt.


16. The Dark Tower

Out in July

No trailer yet.

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Starring Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey and Katheryn Winnick. Directed by Nikolaj Arcel.

The Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, roams an Old West-like landscape where “the world has moved on” in pursuit of the man in black. Also searching for the fabled Dark Tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world. Based on the books by Stephen King.

dark tower


15. Dunkirk

Out in July

Action, Drama, Thriller

Starring Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy and Mark Rylance. Directed by Christopher Nolan.


14. IT

Out in September

Drama, Horror, Thriller

Starring Finn Wolfhard and Nicholas Hamilton. Directed by Andrés Muschietti.

There is no trailer out just yet but here is the original one from 1990


13. Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Out in September

Action, Adventure, Comedy

Starring Channing Tatum, Colin Firth and Taron Egerton. Directed by Matthew Vaughn.

No trailer for this one either, but here is the first Kingsman: The Secret Service.


12. Saw Legacy

Out in October

Horror, Thriller

Starring Laura Vandervoot, Tobin Bell and Hannah Emily Anderson. Directed by Michael and Peter Spierig.


11. Blade Runner 2049

Out in October


Starring Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas and Jared Leto. Directed by Denis Villeneuve. Similar to the first film Blade Runner.


10. Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi

Out in December

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Rumoured stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Mark Hamill. Directed by Rian Johnson. People also liked Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

No trailer just yet but here is a sneak pic of the editing by Director Rian Johnson.

Felt so good to drop this into the cut this morning.

A photo posted by Rian Johnson (@riancjohnson) on


9. Soldado

Release TBA

Action, Crime, Drama

Starring Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin and Matthew Modine.

No trailer yet but here is the trailer for the first installment ‘Sicario’.


8. Mute

Release TBA

Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring Alexander Skarsgard, Justin Theroux and Paul Rudd. Directed by Duncan Jones.

No trailer yet! It’s about mute bartender goes up against his city’s gangsters in an effort to find out what happened to his missing partner.



7. Submergence

Release TBA

Drama, Romance, Thriller.

Starring James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander. Directed by Wim Wenders.

No trailer yet but it’s about, a room with no windows on the eastern coast of Africa, an Englishman, James More, is held captive by jihadist fighters. Thousands of miles away on the Greenland Sea, Danielle Flinders prepares to dive in a submersive to the ocean floor. In their confines they are drawn back to the Christmas of the previous year, where a chance encounter on a beach in France led to an intense and enduring romance.

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6.I’m Not Here

Release TBA


Starring J.K Simmons and Sebastian Stan. Directed by Michelle Schumacher.

No trailer just yet.

A man struggles with the tragic memories of his past to make sense of his present, but soon realizes that maybe time isn’t the enemy he thinks it is.

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5. God Particle

Release TBA

Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring Elizabeth Debicki, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Daniel Bruhl.

No trailer just yet. It’s part of the Cloverfield Anthology, a shocking discovery forces a team of astronauts aboard a space station to fight for survival while their reality has been altered.



4. All Eyez on Me

Release TBA

Biography, Drama, Music

Starring Demetius Shipp Jr., Dani Gurira an Kat Graham


3. The Masterpiece

Release TBA

Comedy, Drama

Starring Zoey Deutch, James Franco Michael. H Weber. Directed by James Franco.

No trailer just yet, but the film is based on the making of the cult classic The Room, which will be brought to you by James Franco. Check out the original trailer below.


2. Stronger

Release TBA


Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany and Clancy Brown. Directed by David Gordon Green.

A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.

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1. Raw

Release TBA


Staring Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf and Rabah Nait Oufella. Directed by Julia Ducournau. People also liked Colossal, The Untamed.