In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
It’s hard to forget the events that took place on the 26th December in 2004. An undersea megathrust earthquake rumbled beneath the Indian Ocean and the ensuing tsunami devastated Thailand, Indonesia and many other surrounding regions. As director and writer respectively, Juan Antonio Bayona and Sergio G. Sanchez take audiences back to that horrifying event to present a remarkable account of one family’s experience during the catastrophic tsunami.
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As another year draws to a close, we can reflect on 2012 and recognise it as a fantastic year for film, with audiences supporting cinemas in terrific numbers. The staggering box-office success of Avengers Assemble, Skyfall and Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part II has laid the foundations for a revival of the cinema industry. To follow a year as saga-concluding, record-breaking and Bond-resurrecting as 2012 will be a tough task, but 2013 is abundant with enticing films capable of doing so. 2013 is a year of returning franchise pieces (The Hangover Part III, Fast and Furious 6 and Paranormal Activity 5), Hollywood remakes (Oldboy, Evil Dead and Carrie) and 3D re-releases (Monsters Inc, Jurassic Park and Independence Day). Here are my thirteen most anticipated films for the fast approaching ’13.