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Alpha1Media launches A1Film Preview List 2018

A1Film Preview 2018

London, UK (7 February 2018): Global media and entertainment firm Alpha1Media International on February 7 launched its acclaimed annual list of the top films from around the world which cinema audiences can look forward to watching in 2017.

‘The A1Film Preview List for 2018 highlights 10 essential and 75 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 ‘Avengers: Infinity War’‘The Irishman’‘The Shape of Water’‘Creed II’‘First Man’,  ‘Black Panther’‘Rambo’‘Ocean’s 8’‘Thugs of Hindostan’ and  ‘Venom’.

In ‘The Franchise – Superheroes’ category, the films chosen are ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, ‘Black Panther’ and ‘Venom’ and the other films are ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’‘Untitled Deadpool Sequel’‘Aquaman’ and ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ .

In ‘The Franchise – Continuation’ category, the films chosen are ‘Creed II’ and ‘Ocean’s 8’,  the others films are  ‘Escape Plan 2: Hades’‘M:I 6 – Mission Impossible’‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’‘Sicario 2: Soldado’‘Pacific Rim Uprising’‘Viy 2: Journey to China’ , ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’‘The Cloverfield Paradox’‘The Equalizer 2’‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’‘Angel Has Fallen’‘Kickboxer: Retaliation’ and ‘Dabangg 3’. 

In ‘The Franchise – Revival’ category, the films chosen is  ‘Rambo’ and the other films are  ‘The Predator’,  ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’‘Mary Poppins Returns’‘Mowgli’‘A Star Is Born’, ‘Death Wish’‘Robin Hood’ and ‘Tomb Raider’.

In the ‘Auteur’ category, the films chosen are ‘The Shape of Water’‘The Irishman’‘Thugs of Hindostan’ and the other films are ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’‘Aiyaary’‘The Sisters Brothers’‘Crack’‘Sanju’‘Annihilation’‘Mandy’‘Serenity’‘Apostle’ and ‘Terminal’.

In the ‘Holy Epic’ category, the films chosen as ‘Samson’‘Mary Magdalene’ and ‘Paul, Apostle of Christ’.

In the ‘Cross Cultural – World Cinema’ category, the films chosen are ‘Roma’,  ‘Rio’‘Beirut’, ‘Padmaavat’ and ‘The Bombing’.

In the ‘Real Life – Biography’ category, the film chosen is ‘First Man’ and the other films are ‘The Black Hand’‘Darkest Hour’, ‘The 15:17 to Paris’‘Mary Queen of Scots’‘The Front Runner’‘On the Basis of Sex’‘The Favourite’‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’‘Peterloo’‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’‘Bohemian Rhapsody’‘Mulan’, ‘The Post’, ‘Backseat’,  ‘White Boy Rick’‘The Mercy’ and ‘Super 30’.

In the ‘Star Vehicles’ category, the films are ‘Rampage’‘Skyscraper’,  ‘The Outsider’‘Wildlife’ ‘The Wife’ ‘Red Sparrow’‘The Meg’, ‘Tough as They Come’, ‘Zero’‘102 Not Out’,  ‘Replicas’ and ‘The Titan’.

In the ‘Director Vehicles’ category, the films are ‘Ready Player One’‘Alita: Battle Angel’ and ‘Widows’.

Alpha1Media on 25 January 2018 launched its A1Film Awards 2017, celebrating the best of film in 2017.

The A1Film In Memoriam Achievement Award was given to Roger Moore, the first English actor to portray the iconic cinematic British secret agent, James Bond, who died on 23 May 2017. The A1Film In Memoriam Achievement was also given to Shashi Kapoor, the Indian actor and director from the Kapoor film dynasty, who died on 4 December 2007. The A1Film Lifetime Achievement Award was given to legendary Hong Kong martial artist, actor, director, producer and singer Jackie Chan. The A1Film 2017 Best Original Screenplay was given for ‘Get Out’ to American auteur, Jordan Peele, who wrote, directed and produced the film, which is No. 7 on the A1Film Top 10 List for 2017. The A1Film 2017 Best Producer was given to top-tier Indian producer and actor, Aamir Khan, for ‘Dangal’, No 3 on the A1Film Top 10 List for 2017.

The A1Film 2016 Best Director is given to British-American auteur, Christopher Nolan for ‘Dunkirk’, No. 2 on the A1Film Top 10 List for 2017. The A1Film 2017 Best Foreign Picture is given to top-tier Indian actor and producer Aamir Khan, for ‘Dangal’, No 3 on the A1Film Top 10 List for 2017. The A1Film 2017 Best Actor Award is given to British actor Andy Serkis his lead role in the film, ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’, No. 6 in the A1Film Top 10 List for 2017. The A1Film 2017 Best Actress Award is given to Israeli actress Gal Gadot for her leading appearance as Wonder Woman in ‘Wonder Woman’, which was No. 4 on the A1Film Top 10 List for 2017 and also for the same role in ‘Justice League’ at No. 8. The A1Film 2017 Best Picture is given to is given to American producer and President of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, for ‘Spider-man: Homecoming’, No 1 on the A1Film Top 10 List for 2017, and the first Spider-man film which will be produced with counsel from Marvel Studios.

Alpha1Media on 31 December 2017 launched its A1Film Top 10 List 2017, which, in order by best film, included ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’‘Dunkirk’‘Dangal’,  ‘Wonder Woman’‘Blade Runner 2049’‘War for the Planet of the Apes’‘Get Out’ , ‘Justice League’‘Thor: Ragnarok’ and ‘Logan’.

Alpha1Media is a global media and entertainment firm. Alpha1Media produces 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.

In the film sector, Alpha1Media focuses on film development, production, financing and cultural advisory services. It currently has four film projects in development with production value estimated at USD $350 million from 2018-2025, including the critically acclaimed ‘NANO’.

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