Tuesday, 31 December 2013

28 Movies and TV Series to Look Forward to in 2014

The beginning of a new year always has been a very exciting thing. Even more when the new year will bring tones and tones of promises and new projects. 2014 will be overflowing with a multiple of films and series genre as usual: Tales replay, band of Superheroes, Blockbusters and author, which will make the heyday of this following year.  
Forget about your new year's resolutions, here's a list of films and series impossible to miss this year. 

Top 3 Series 
   #1 House of Cards season 2 will be out in February 2014. This series plunges us in the dark side of a Political world that is at time harshly real and tumultuous, along with its two main and very talented characters played by Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright. 
  #2 Marvel's Agents of SHIELD takes place after the Battle of New-York by the Avengers. Following the missions of the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division.On one hand references to the Marvel saga will be appreciated by the fans and on the other hand the well leaded action scenes will be enjoyed by the neophytes. 
  #3 Hannibal explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist Hannibal Lecter and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler. Screenplay, staging and photography are the corner stone of this series. Plus, a strong mentor-ship as connection between Graham, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers, and Dr.Lecter that is improved by the clear mental instability of both. 




Top 25 Films 
(Tales replay)
  #1 Maleficent, a superproduction of 200m$ for the "Sleeping Beauty" tale told from the perspective of the villainous Maleficent. Special effects signed by Robert Stromberg known for Hunger Games and Pan's Labyrinth. 
  #2 La Belle et la Bête (Beauty and the Beast tale made in France) starring Vincent Cassel and Léa Seydoux. 
  #3 Saving Mr.Banks,  the not so well known story of P.L Travers and Walt Disney meeting during production of the adaptation of her novel, Mary Poppins. this film promises a very special tour of Hollywood backstage.



(Band of Superheroes and Blockbusters) 
  #4 X-Men: Days of Future Past fourteen years after the first X-Men, the X-Men team send Wolverine to the past hoping that he will prevent an event in order to save both Human and Mutant race.Which is also a pretty good reason to see both young&old actors in the same roles. 



  #5 Captain America: The Winter Soldier follow the struggle of Steve Rogers to embrace his new role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old time history. This will have some serious repercussion on the Avengers Age of Ultron story. 
  #6 The Amazing Spider Man 2 will face two vilains this time, which will have some impacts in his private life as well. 
  #7 Divergent is a typical teenager saga, following the path of hunger Games. A young girl with a special mind finds her life threatened when an authoritarian leader seeks to exterminate her kind in her effort to seize control of their divided society.  
  #8 Noah directed by Darren Aronofsky reinvented the biblical history with a bunch of Academy Award winners. 
  #9 Transformers: Age of Extinction is kind of the same story as the first ones but with few new actors.   #10 Edge of Tomorrow is following a soldier finding himself caught in a time loop of his last day in a war against aliens. It could be the next Elysium Sci-Fi film. 
  #11 The Ryan Initiative / Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit directed by Kenneth Branagh promises to be as epic as his work on Thor has been to elevate it to a viable saga. The young CIA analyst role is fitting perfectly Chris Pine. 
  #12 3 days to Kill is the new film directed by Luc Besson, starring Kevin Costner as dying secret  service agent trying to reconnect his estranged daughter is offered an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment. 
  #13 American Hustle is a choral polar in a Martin Scorsese style dealing with a con man along with his seductive British partner forced to work for a wild FBI agent, who pushes them into a world of Jersey power-brokers and mafia.  
  #14 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes settles eight years after Caesar's rising. A group of few human survivors is threatening his growing forces. 
  #15 Interstellar directed by Christopher Nolan, starring one of the most talented actors of his generation : Matthew Mcconaughey. He is part of a group of explorers making use of a newly discovered technology in order to conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.  




(Biopic)
  #16 YSL is a biopic of the French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge. 
  #17 Grace of Monaco is following the the story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and Charles De Gaulle. 
(Love Story)
  #18 Can a Song Save your Life? Is actually a good question, the answer from a dejected music business executive forms a bond with a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan.
  #19  How I live Now is a romantic drama which could not have displeased Danny Boyle. 
  #20 Winter's Tale appeared to be a fantastic romance starring amongst the most famous actors such as Colin Farrell, Jennifer Connely, Will Smith, Matt Bomer, etc. The story deals with a burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her. 
  #21 The F Word deals with the eternal question of any relationships : Can a friendship between a man and a woman exist ? -- Deja vue. 
  #22 Endless Love pictures a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart. 
(Author) 
  #23 Nymphomaniac is the last provocation of the well known and scandalous director lars Von Trier. 
  #24 Labor Day is the adaptation of the novel written by Joyce Maynard with more or less darkness. 
  #25 12 Years a Slave from Solomon Northup point of view, a downward spiral of a free black man from upstate New-York, abducted and sold into slavery. This film is produced for the Oscar competition.





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