2018 is going to be a huge year for movies once the big-hitters start coming down the pike in a few short weeks, and it’s safe to say that just about everyone’s got their own predictions for how the year’s most anticipated films will eventually turn out.
With superhero movies clearly set to continue their dominance of pop-culture over the next 11 months, while the likes of Jurassic Park, Star Wars, Cloverfield, Predator, Halloween and Transformers will attempt to extend their brands in intriguing new directions, each project certainly raises its share of questions.
Will struggling movies manage to beat the odds? Can inclusive comic book movies pull off astronomical box office coups? And of course, who will die in the most anticipated blockbuster of the year? It’s all still to play for as studios enter spoiler lockdown mode and engage their most water-tight PR offensives.
Some of these answers sadly won’t be what fans want to hear, but examining the facts and throwing a little intuition into the mix, it’s possible to take an educated stab at the most pressing, urgent questions facing the year’s biggest films…