The second half of 2017 gave us blockbusters of wildly varying quality - from the artistic and commercial highs of Dunkirk and Baby Driver to the wildly misguided lows of Justice League and Geostorm. We also made time for some less mainstream fare, including Kumail Nanjiani's delightful The Big Sick, James Franco's hilarious The Disaster Artist and Darren Aronofsky's utterly batshit Mother!
Join us in this second half of our year-end special as we attempt to pitch quick-fire sequels to every movie we caught in the cinema between July and December. As before, spoiler warnings do apply to all the movies we describe in this episode, but we'll try to give you plenty of warning.
Here are the movies featured in this episode (Star Wars fans, you're safe...)
01.10: Baby Driver
05.40: Spider-Man: Homecoming
11.20: War for the Planet of the Apes
18.40: Atomic Blonde
21.50: The Hitman's Bodyguard
24.20: The Big Sick
33.20: Kingsman 2: The Golden Circle
47.30: Murder on the Orient Express
51.35: Thor: Ragnarok
54.00: Justice League
59.35: The Disaster Artist
1.03.20: The Best and Worst Movies we saw in 2017
1.05.50: Episode 46 Preview
We'll be back to our regularly scheduled programming on Friday 5th January. Thanks for supporting us through the first year of our show - here's to the next one!
Every week on Beyond The Box Set, we watch a classic standalone movie and compete to pitch the most ridiculous sequel, prequel or spin-off ideas to bring them back to the big screen. Over the course of 2017 we've pitched sequels for beloved classics like Sideways, The Sixth Sense and The Good, The Bad & The Ugly, cult favourites such as Swiss Army Man, The Fifth Element and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, plus more questionable fare including Deja Vu, Me Before You and Krampus.
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