Well, here we are again! It’s lovely seeing you all here! So last year I compiled a list of my most anticipated films of 2013. Well, new year, new films! 2013 was an absolutely amazing year for films, as we saw from all the films in the award circuit this season. But I have just as much confidence that 2014 will be a great year too! As you may have noticed in the title of this post, this list will come with a partner. Part 1, also known as this post, will consist of my most anticipated films up until August 2014, and part 2, see at later date, will consist of films released at the end of the year, or the potential award nominees. Now, let’s stop this rambling and get on with the films!
Ooh, of course I was going to put a Ben Whishaw film in here! You know I adore him! Ever since I saw this clip from Sundance, I have been dying to see this film. It’s been two years since we’ve had a new Ben Whishaw film, and that is far too long to go without his beautiful face. We all know Ben is the King of romantic acting, so Lilting is bound to show the best of Ben’s acting. Just those short clips show the passion and beauty which Ben performs with. Besides Ben Whishaw’s involvement, this film looks touching and beautiful. It tells a unique story that will draw in a range of different audience members. A truly passionate film that I cannot wait to see!
The F Word
And that's "F" for friendzoned, not "F" for.... So, not only is Dan Rad doing a comedy, but it's a romantic comedy! This is the best news I've ever heard! A) I love Daniel Radcliffe. B) I love Daniel Radcliffe in comedies. C) I love a romantic Daniel Radcliffe. Now, all he has to do is sing and dance in this movie and it will be perfect! Honestly, I am so excited for this film. I'm not one for rom-coms, but when Dan Rad is the romantic lead I think I can make an exception. From the few stills that have been released, this film looks very promising. I can always trust Daniel to pick great projects (he hasn't disappointed yet). It is also promising that the film received positive reviews after it's premiere at various film festivals. I can't wait to see Dan Rad in his first romantic comedy.
The Trip to Italy
I’m not going to lie to you, I am obsessed with The Trip. Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are my absolutely favorite dynamic duo (Sorry, Ant and Dec). Needless to say, when I saw that they were making a sequel to The Trip, I nearly lost it! I find the idea of these two men going on a food tour doing impressions absolutely hilarious! What I love most about this duo is that they are so natural together, and that their jokes come off perfectly. I don’t know what to expect, plot wise with this film, but I do know that it will be a right laugh. But I do expect plenty of impressions (which is evident in the scene above).
Michael Winterbottom reprises his role as director, and I couldn’t be more thrilled. Besides the obvious comedic element between Coogan and Brydon, what I loved most about The Trip was the directing. With beautiful scenic shots and fantastic locations, the directing of The Trip is really something that has stuck with me. With gorgeous Italy as his backdrop, I can’t wait to see what Winterbottom brings to this sequel.
Muppets Most Wanted
I absolutely adore the Muppets. The first Muppets movie was fantastic, so naturally, I was so excited they were making another one. Muppets Most Wanted looks like it is going to be even better than the first! Firstly, I think the writers of the Muppets are just hilarious; these films are comedic gold! The writers have a sense of humor that is fitting for both children and adults. The plot line to this film just looks hilarious. From the trailer it appears this film will be a cross between James Bond and the Pink Panther. It looks like poor little Kermy is having a ruff time on his world tour.
What I also love about the Muppets is the cast. Tina Fey and Ty Burrell have to two of my favorite comedians. But I also love all the cameos made by A-List celebrities. Everyone wants a cameo in the Muppets movie. I mean just look at the cast list: Tom Hiddleston, Christoph Waltz, Lady Gaga; quite a cast of characters there. Anyways, I can’t wait to laugh for hours when this film is released!
Originally Posted on Actor.Nerd.Fashionista on March 9, 2014
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