Continuing our mission to catalogue the top 5 films in every single genre for the last thousand years in every single reality of the multiverse (our favourite is the universe where every person looks like Ellen Page), we at Best For Film have chose our top 5 sci-fi films from waaay back in 2012. Want to talk about your favourite five romantic comedy films of 1997, or the top dramas of 2006? Get in touch at [email protected] now!
When the last trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 landed online the other week, I was temporarily lost in face-devouring wow. While I’m sure the finished film will live up to my own TOWERING expectations, it certainly wouldn’t be the first time I was enchanted by a trailer only to be left disappointingly underwhelmed by the finished film itself.
Important historical events have been grist to Hollywood’s mill for literally thousands of years. But the same old boring battles and speeches by kings are used as plot-fodder time and again. Here are some suggestions for amazing films based on less heralded moments in history.