Sergio the Supreme: Hello, Ms. Trewlaney. Nice to have you here today, hope you are comfortable.
Professor Trewlaney: Well I am in your head, my dear, so I’m as comfortable as you want me to be.
Sergos, Legendary Pokemon: Haha… moving on. So do you mind telling us any movies worth watching these coming years?
Professor Trewlaney: My dear, by now you should already know that the Inner Eye is not something to be commanded! Its powers are not to be used on trivial things such as this!
Sergio: So it doesn’t see anything?
Professor Trewlaney: (flustered) Why, of course, it does my dear!
(And so begins the list of movies to look out for in order of release date)
Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
My dad introduced me to this franchise a while ago and it was (and still is) great. This one should be just as good (if not better), introducing Henry Turner (son of William Turner and Elizabeth Swan) and Carina Smyth (a modern woman and astronomer), in a quest to find the Trident of Poseidon. The Trident of Poseidon gives the wielder complete control of the sea, but Henry Turner hopes to use it to break the curse preventing him from connecting with his father. Being helped by the famed, Captain Jack Sparrow, means they have an enemy who wants the same thing. Armando Salazar, an undead pirate hunter of the British Navy who wants the Trident to wipe out piracy and exact his revenge on Jack Sparrow. A really strong cast, along with a solid plot and franchise, it’ll be impossible to mess up.
Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi (2017)
This is one of the most popular movie franchises in the world, so popular that its fans are called people. We finally get to hear Luke Skywalker speak, after an entire movie of complete and utter silence. With Han Solo gone it won’t be the same, this is not to say that it won’t be a great movie though. Not much of the plot is currently known except that Rey (a force sensitive orphan), may receive some much need Jedi Training from a man she believed was only a legend. After a sudden increase in the name Kylo after the seventh movie, it is safe to say that there will be a large turnout in on opening week. A number of memes are expected after it is released on DVD, or from trailers.
Cars 3 (2017)
The first animated movie on this list, I’m not really quite sure how much hype there is around it. After the second movie, Disney promises that this movie will be a lot better. Fans are already on their edge of their seats, as they saw Lighting McQueen have a near death experience on a rather short trailer. With a new generation of cars, McQueen isn’t going to give up his title of a champion racer easily and we’ll watch as he does everything in his power to maintain his title.
The only movie on this list which is not part of a series or a remake, I’m not sure what to expect from it. Based upon the Mexican holiday, Día de (los) Muertos, it follows a young musician named Miguel as he embarks on a quest to unravel the past in hopes to find the reason for their ban on music. 20th Century Fox has already released a movie based upon the holiday meaning that Disney has a lot to do to stick out of the crowd. We actually get a look into an afterlife in the Pixar Universe meaning there will be a lot of theorists going to analyze it (and enjoy).
This was my favorite Disney movie as kid, and now that they are doing a live-action version of it. With Will Smith as the Genie, (outtakes of Robin Williams are prohibited due to a contract), I’m already fairly excited. It will be an “ambitious and non-traditional take” on the tale but it is sure to keep its old glamour. Most of the music won’t be cut, although I am sure some may be changed, replaced, or cut put entirely. Disney is doing so many live-action versions of their old classics, that I’m sure this one, as well as the other, is in good hands.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2018)
The first and only non-Disney movie on this list, it still has just as much hype as those listed above. Newt Scamander has been confirmed by J.K. Rowling to be the main character for the remainder of the franchise so worry not. The movie is set to take place in the beautiful city of Paris (which will most definitely get wrecked), only a few days after the first movie. We are going to see more of Leta Lestrange, Newt’s ex-lover from his days at Hogwarts, and of Pure-blood descent. This movie series is planned to cover a span of 19-years, ending with the epic duel between Albus Dumbledore and his old friend Gellert Grindelwald in 1945. Coincidentally occurring at around the same time of the second World War. Magical-muggle relations can be expected to be seen as both Wizards and Muggles alike are facing a devastating war at the same time.
That’s about it for this week, sorry for the lack of Harry Potter/Newt Scamander related content. Subscribe and I promise there’ll be more next week. Comment down below what movie(s) you’re looking frorward too watching!