I generally manage to stay away from the absolute worst films of the year, but I was scuppered this time around because some of the biggest and most hyped also turned out to be totally and utterly abysmal. Feel free to disagree!
Click on the film title below for my original thoughts on each one.
Number 5 –The Legend of Tarzan
Not even Alexander Skarsgård’s beautifully toned abs could rescue this – mainly because there wasn’t a comprehensible storyline to be found.
Number 4 – Suicide Squad
I love Margot Robbie, but this is her second appearance in this list. She was one of the few good things about Suicide Squad but this was an unholy mess of a film and was only marginally better than Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in that it didn’t make me angry, just bored.
Number 3 – Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Tom Cruise tries to prove to both himself and viewers that he is still capable of doing the same action movie stuff but it only prompted me to issue a cease and desist notice.
Number 2 – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Wonder Woman aside, the women are mothers or girlfriends to be rescued at appropriate moments, to be easily sacrificed, or to be an anonymous plaything for a billionaire vigilante on his night off. A complete fiasco.
Number 1 – Gods of Egypt
The only good thing I could find to say about it was that it mercifully came to an end.
Favourite films coming up in the next post!