Another year has gone by and I figured I’d post a little summary of the things my wife and I have watched this year.check all the stats!
The first trailer is finally here! It does not tell us much, but I’m happy to see them address the problem of Tony being stranded on the other side of the galaxy. And
Legolas Hawkeye is back, and he seems ready to kick ass. :)
I can’t wait!
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I am always looking forward to reaching new milestones with my daughter: first steps, first few words, first plane trip,… Hayao Miyazaki is another one of those milestones.
I’m really looking forward to watching this movie! Stephen King’s Dark Tower is one of my favourite epic stories, and I really like both Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey.
I can’t wait for this! We’ve been waiting for years for all our heroes to come together!
Makes you wonder what they have in mind for after Infinity War is over… :)
You wonder what I see in your future? Possibility.
Yup, Marvel’s Doctor Strange is coming, and they picked the best actor for the role, Benedict Cumberbatch.
You want to go see that movie.
For those of you not familiar with Doctor Strange back-story: Stephen Strange is a selfish, arrogant, and super-talented neurosurgeon; his hands are obviously super important to him as a surgeon. One day, he gets into a car accident, his hands are badly damaged, and he can’t perform surgeries anymore. He searches for a cure for a long time, until he finds The Ancient One, one of the most powerful sorcerers there is. The Ancient One becomes his mentor, until one day Strange becomes Sorcerer Supreme. Magic!
Marvel is really killing it lately:
- Several movies, exploring different heroes and stories of the Marvel universe, including some superheroes that we might not have thought worthy of a movie before (Ant-Man, Vision, …);
- Movies featuring anti-heroes, like Deadpool or Guardians of the Galaxy;
- A tie-in show (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D) getting popular enough to last for 3 seasons;
- A tie-in show linked to that tie-in show (Agent Carter);
- 2 seasons of Daredevil, featuring the Punisher;
- Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and the Iron Fist getting their own shows;
- The Defenders, bringing them all together;
- And now, Doctor Strange!
I can’t wait to see that movie.
Yes, I’ve just watched a movie about time travel that won’t be released until next month. Magic!*
Adri and I just watched Predestination, and I must say I was happily surprised. I expected a boring thriller / action movie, but both main actors (Ethan Hawke and Sarah Snook) really made this movie interesting. Time travel movies are always interesting because of that interesting twist about manipulating the past to change the future (think Looper, or Minority Report), and Predestination definitely walks on that same path. Don’t fall asleep if you want to follow the plot! :)
I won’t say more not to give any spoilers; I will just say that you should go see it when it comes out in cinemas!
- The movie was originally released back in August in Australia :)
Interstellar is scheduled to be released on November 7 of this year, and looks very promising. Directed by Christopher Nolan (Inception, the last Batman trilogy), starring Michael Caine, and Matthew McConaughey as an engineer sent to space to find us a new home: need I say more?
I really like Matthew McConaughey: I discovered him in The Lincoln Lawyer, and I saw him again in True Detective earlier this year. His accent and his rough looks make him a good fit for such roles, and if the movie is as good as the trailer, he’ll be great in Interstellar too!
If you need to see more, here is the first teaser trailer that was released a couple of months ago.
Tom Hanks is a great actor, and proved it again with his performance in Captain Phillips. That’s a movie you should watch.