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This week we present the TOP 10 MOST ANTICIPATED GENRE FILMS OF 2020.
Joining your host Doc Rotten this week are Christopher Slattery, Podcasting Rock Star & International Cosplay Queen Vanessa Thompson, and Award-winning Filmmaker Christopher G. Moore.
FEATURE: TOP 10 MOST ANTICIPATED GENRE FILMS OF 2020
10) Dune (d. Denis Villeneuve – 12/18/2020)
Feature adaptation of Frank Herbert’s science fiction novel, about the son of a noble family entrusted with the protection of the most valuable asset and most vital element in the galaxy.
Rebecca Ferguson, Timothée Chalamet, Jason Momoa
9) Tenet (d. Christopher Nolan – 7/17/2020)
An action epic revolving around international espionage, time travel and evolution.
Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Aaron Taylor-Johnson
8) Wonder Woman 1984 (d. Patty Jenkins – 6/5/2020)
Plot unknown. A sequel to the 2017 superhero film ‘Wonder Woman.’
Pedro Pascal, Gal Gadot, Chris Pine
7) Free Guy (d. Shawn Levy – 7/3/2020)
A bank teller discovers that he’s actually an NPC inside a brutal, open world video game.
Taika Waititi, Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer
6) Black Widow (d. Cate Shortland – 3/27/2020)
A film about Natasha Romanoff in her quests between the films Civil War and Infinity War.
Florence Pugh, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr.
5) No Time To Die (d. Cary Joji Fukunaga – 4/10/2020)
James Bond has left active service. His peace is short-lived when Felix Leiter, an old friend from the CIA, turns up asking for help, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
Ana de Armas, Daniel Craig, Rami Malek
4) New Mutants, The (d. Josh Boone – 4/3/2020)
Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves.
Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, Charlie Heaton
3) Morbius (d. Daniel Espinosa – 7/31/2020)
Biochemist Michael Morbius tries to cure himself of a rare blood disease, but he inadvertently infects himself with a form of vampirism instead.
Adria Arjona, Jared Leto, Jared Harris
2) Bill & Ted Face the Music (d. Dean Perisot – 8/21/2020)
Once told they’d save the universe during a time-traveling adventure, 2 would-be rockers from San Dimas, California find themselves as middle-aged dads still trying to crank out a hit song and fulfill their destiny.
Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, Samara Weaving, Kristen Schaal
1) Birds of Prey (d. Cathy Yan – 2/7/2020)
After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.
Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ewan McGregor
OTHER FILMS THAT DIDN’T MAKE THE CUT
- Eternals (d. Chloe Zhao – 11/6/2020)
- Soul (d. Peter Docter & Kemp Powers – 6/19/2020)
- The King’s Man (d. Matthew Vaughn – 9/18/2020)
- Bloodshot (d. Dave Wilson – 3/13/2020)
- Artemis Fowl (d. Kenneth Branagh – 5/29/2020)
- Raya and the Last Dragon (d. Paul Briggs & Dean Wellins – 11/27/2020)
- Tomorrow War, The (d. Chris McKay – 12/25/2020)
- Sonic The Hedgehog (d. Jeff Fowler – 2/14/2020)
- Fast & Furious 9 (d. Justin Lin – 5/22/2020)
- Top Gun: Maverick (d. Joseph Kosinski – 6/26/2020)
- Jungle Cruise (d. Jaume Collet-Serra – 7/24/2020)
- Samaritan (d. Julius Avery – 11/20/2020)
- Onward (d. Dan Scanlon – 3/6/2020)
- Scoob! (d. Tony Cervone – 5/15/2020)
- Tom and Jerry (d. Tim Story – 12/25/2020)
- G.I.Joe: Ever Vigilant (d. D.J. Caruso – 10/16/2020)
- Mulan (d. Niki Caro – 3/27/2020)
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