A1FILM – Preview of Top Films for 2016


London, UK (3 February 2016): Global diversified media firm Alpha1Media International on January 31 launched its acclaimed annual list of the top films from around the world which cinema audiences can look forward to watching in 2016.

‘The A1Film Preview List for 2016 highlights 10 essential and more than 40 interesting films from Hollywood, Bollywood, the Middle East, Latin America and the Far East that audiences can look forward to in the coming year’, Ms. Maria Felce, Head of Talent & Media at Alpha1Media said.

In the Quintessential category, the top 10 films from across the categories chosen, are ‘Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice’‘Captain America: Civil War’‘Suicide Squad’‘X-Men Apocalypse’‘Deadpool’‘Doctor Strange’‘The Jungle Book’‘Hologram for a King’‘Mohenjo Daro’ and ‘The Great Wall’.

In The Franchise – Spin Offs category, the films are ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, ‘10 Cloverfield Lane’ and ‘Kickboxer: Vengeance’.

In The Franchise – Sequels category, the films are ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’, ‘Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice’, ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’, ‘Zoolander 2’, ‘Now You See Me 2’, ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’, ‘Jack Reacher: Never Go Back’, ‘London Has Fallen’ and ‘Inferno’.

In The Franchise – Trilogy Plus category, the films are ‘X-Men Apocalypse’, ‘Star Trek Beyond’, ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and the‘Bourne Sequel’.

In The Franchise – Renewal category, the films are ‘The Legend of Tarzan’, ‘The Jungle Book’, ‘The Magnificent Seven’, and Ben-Hur’.

In The Franchise – New Franchise category, the films are ‘Suicide Squad’, ‘Ghostbusters’, ‘Deadpool’, ‘Doctor Strange’, ‘Assassin’s Creed’, ‘The Jungle Book’‘Warcraft’ and ‘CHiPs’.

In the Book Adaptation category, the films are ‘A Hologram for the King’, ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’ and ‘The BFG’.

In the World Cinema category, the films are ‘The Great Wall’, ‘Mohenjo Daro’,  ‘Airlift – India’, ‘Dangal’, ‘Fan’, ‘Ki and Ka’, ‘Raees’, ‘Sultan’, ‘Te3n’, ‘Wazir’ and ‘Zamaanat’.

In The Original Content, the films are ‘Big Short’, ‘13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’, ‘478’, ‘Collateral Beauty’, ‘Concussion’, ‘Criminal’, ‘Elvis & Nixon’, ‘Gods of Egypt’, ‘Gold’, ‘Hail, Caesar!’, ‘Money Monster’, ‘Passengers’, ‘Race’, ‘Snowden’, ‘Spotlight’, ‘The Accountant’, ‘The American Can’, ‘The Circle’, ‘The Foreigner’, ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’, ‘The Lost City of Z’, ‘The Nice Guys’, ‘The Promise’, ‘The Revenant’, ‘The Worthy’‘Untitled Terrence Malick Project’ and ‘War Machine’.

Alpha1Media™ on 31 January 2016 launched its A1Film Awards 2015, celebrating the best of film in 2015.

The A1Film In Memoriam Achievement Award was given to Egyptian actor Omar Sharif. The A1Film 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award was given to American actor Harrison Ford, who featured as the lead in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens ’, The A1Film 2015 Best Newcomer was given to American actor Michael B. Jordan for his lead titular role in ‘Creed’. The A1Film 2015 Best Original Screenplay is given for ‘Creed’ to American auteur, Ryan Coogler and his co-writer, Aaron Covington.  The A1Film 2015 Best Producer was given for ‘Creed’ to British producer, Kevin King-Templeton. The A1Film 2015 Best Director was given to Australian director, George Miller, for ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’. The A1Film 2015 Best Non-English Picture was given to Iranian auteur Majid Majidi for the film, ‘Muhammad: Messenger of God’. The A1Film 2015 Best Actor Award was given to American actor Sylvester Stallone for his lead role in the Ryan Coogler-directed film, ‘Creed’. The A1Film 2015 Best Actress Award ws given to South African and American actress Charlize Theron for her co-leading role as Imperator Furiosa in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’. The A1Film 2015 Best Picture was given to is given to Ryan Coogler, Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan and Kevin King-Templeton for ‘Creed’, No. 1 on the A1Film List 2015. ‘Creed’ won Best Original Screenplay, Best Newcomer, Best Producer, Best Actor and Best Picture at the A1Film Awards 2015.

Alpha1Media™ on 31 January 2016 published the A1Film List 2015, which, in order by best film, includes, ‘Creed’, ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, ‘Muhammad: The Messenger of God’, ‘Bahubali: The Beginning’,  ‘The Martian (2015)’, ‘The Hateful Eight’, Bridge of Spies’, ‘Sicario’, ‘Jurassic World’ and ‘Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens ’

Alpha1Media™ officially celebrates that for ‘Creed’, No. 1 in the A1Film List of 2015,  Sylvester Stallone has been nominated for the Academy Award (‘Oscar’) for Best Supporting Actor for his role and has won the Golden Globe for the same. Sylvester Stallone has portrayed ‘Rocky’, his own literary creation, seven times over four decades. His historic Oscar nomination holds a number of records: Sylvester Stallone holds the record for the longest time between Oscar nominations and also the record for longest time between nominations for portrayals of the same character.

“We are delighted that Sylvester Stallone has achieved this accolade, as Alpha1Media has been officially a great fan of his talent in cinema,” said Ms. Felce.

Alpha1Media™ met with Sylvester Stallone, world-famous iconic writer, actor, director and producer on 1 August 2014, during his launch for ‘The Expendables 3’, No. 4 on the A1 Film Top Ten List 2014, and were VIP front row guests at two events with the superstar in the UK, firstly on at the Palladium in London 11 January 2014 and secondly celebrating the A1Film Lifetime Achievement Award on 1 August 2014.

At the London Film and Comic Con in July 2014, Alpha1Media™ also met with Milo Ventimglia, the actor who portrayed Rocky Junior in Sylvester Stallone’s ‘Rocky Balboa’ and had spoken with him about ‘Creed’.

Alpha1Media™ in 2015 met with some of the most influential figures in the production of global cinema today, including being a VIP guest at the 2015 London Film Festival, meeting with Mr. Zhang Hongsen, the Director of State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China (SAPPRFT), Zhang Wei, President of Alibaba Pictures, Celine Lin, a consultant formerly with Wanda Media, and Isabel Davis, Head of International at the British Film Institute, as recognised by the British Film Commission (BFC).

Alpha1Media™ is a global diversified media firm. Alpha1Media™ produces and advises on media creation using 10×10 types of media including phone, print, TV, radio, billboard, computer, cinema and futuristic media based on scale, motion and holograms.