Some of the films I’d like to see in 2007

As regular visitors to this site will know, I’m a big movie fan. I’ve seen some good films in 2006 – which I’ve reviewed here – and there are plenty more coming in 2007. Among the movies that I’m particularly looking forward to viewing next year are the following:

  • “300” centred on the legendary Battle of Thermopylae when 300 Spartans took on an army of 260,000 Persians.
  • “American Gangster” – director Ridley Scott and actor Russel Crowe of “Gladiator” fame reunite for this crime drama.
  • Babel” starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett as a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert.
  • “Blood Diamond”, an action movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and set against the backdrop of civil war and chaos in 1990s Sierra Leone.
  • “The Golden Compass” which is an adaptation of the first of the three books making up the amazing Philip Pullman trilogy of “His Dark Materials”.
  • “Grindhouse” which is in fact a double movie: “Death Proof” directed by Quentin Tarantino and “Planet Terror” directed by Robert Rodriguez.
  • ” Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix” which should be the darkesat HP film yet.
  • “I Am Legend” – a remake of the science fiction novel originally shot as “The Omega Man”.
  • “Letters From Iwo Jima” – director Clint Eastwood’s Japanese take on the battle covered in the current “Flags Of Our Fathers”.
  • “A Mighty Heart” strarring Angelina Jolie in a bio-pic about the killing of the “Wall Street Journal” reporter Daniel Pearl.
  • “Pirates Of The Caribbean 3” when Johnny Depp returns as Captain Jack Sparrow.
  • “Spider-Man 3” – more web work from Tobey Maguire as the eponymous superhero.