The movies to look out for in 2016

2015 was a year that was filled with incredible movies. We were shown how to grow potatoes in other galaxies in The Martian, ruled by a small yellow creature called Bob in The Minion Movie and left in awe of Rey’s courage in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. 2016 has a lot to live up to when it comes to cinema but, if this little lot is anything to go by, it’s going to be a pretty good year…


Deadpool will see Ryan Reynolds playing a Special Forces operative turned antihero who aims to hunt down the man who nearly destroyed his life. After being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, he adopts the alter ego Deadpool along with a twisted sense of humour. (Out 10/02/16)

Zoolander 2

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson are back in the fashion game as supermodels Derek and Hansel to protect the beautiful people in the world from evil fashion designer Mugatu. With appearances from Justin Bieber, Benedict Cumberbatch and Kim Kardashian West, Zoolander 2 is a must-see for 2016. (Out 12/02/16)

The Divergent series: Allegiant

In the third film in the Divergent series, and the first instalment of Allegiant, Tris and Four will go beyond the walls surrounding Chicago for the first time in an attempt to find peace for their city, and maybe even share some more steamy kisses too. (Out 18/03/16)

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

In an attempt to keep Superman in check, Batman begins a battle with him, but the two are forced to unite with Wonder Woman in an attempt to stop Lex Luthor from destroying their city of Metropolis. (Out 25/03/16)

Captain America: Civil War

Tensions between Captain America and Iron Man hinted at in previous Avengers movies come to the boil as a gap forms between the two former allies and the other Avengers are forced to choose between Tony Stark and Steve Rogers. (Out 29/04/16)

Columbia Pictures

Columbia Pictures

A twist on the 1984 movie, but this time with the ladies taking centre stage, the plot for the reboot of Ghostbusters is yet to be released but Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon will star in the movie fighting ghouls with Chris Hemsworth taking over the role of the sharp-tongued receptionist. (Out 15/07/16)

Finding Dory

A must for all ages, Finding Dory is the sequel to the family classic Finding Nemo, in which Dory gets her memory back and sets out to find her family with Nemo and Marlin by her side. (Out 29/07/16)

Suicide Squad

Featuring Jared Leto’s debut as The Joker, Suicide Squad follows a gang of imprisoned supervillains who are asked to carry out dangerous missions by a secret government agency in return for shorter prison sentences. (Out 05/08/16)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Set 70 years before Harry Potter attended Hogwarts, the much-anticipated Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them shows the adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards. (Out 18/11/16)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

This side story that takes place in the time between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope focusses on a group of rebel fighters who steal the plans for the first Death Star. Felicity Jones will star in the film alongside Hannibal actor Mads Mikkelsen. (Out 16/12/16)

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  • Sorry but the hacked up Fantastic Four reboot doesn’t make the list for me. Sure films have changed a little from comics in the past. But this one went too far.