Goodbye 2018, it’s been a blast. And I mean that. 2018 has been an absolutely astounding year for film. The industry has broken records, surprised, delighted and thrilled us like none in recent memory. In typical Movie Metropolis fashion, we are counting down the top picks for best movies of 2018 and the worst movies of 2018.
These ten blockbusters represent the cream of the crop and the absolute stinkers of the last twelve months based on reviews, box-office success and of course, our own personal opinions. Strap yourself in, it’s going to be a bumpy ride. Continue reading
Who would have thought we would get to this? I certainly didn’t. After the right royal mess 20th Century Fox made of everyone’s favourite anti-hero, Deadpool, in X-Men Origins: Wolverine all those years ago, it felt like a solo outing would never be possible, never mind a sequel.
Deadpool senior went on to gross nearly $800million worldwide, impressive for an R-rated (15 certification) flick, and was an undisputed king of comic-book hero movies. Like Guardians of the Galaxy was for Marvel Studios, Deadpool was a huge gamble that paid off massively thanks to Ryan Reynold’s brilliant comic-timing and an origins story that wasn’t done to death. Naturally, a sequel was always on the cards. But are we looking at a sequel of Empire quality or Speed 2: Cruise Control? Continue reading