Phil’s Top 5… Movie Franchises
Each week Phil, from Phil’s Quick Capsule Review, takes a look at a different movie or TV related Top Five. This time out: Phil’s Top 5… Movie Franchises
Close but no cigar: Lord Of The Rings/Middle Earth , Batman, Star Trek, Mission Impossible
5 – Harry Potter
JK Rowling’s iconic character transferred so amazingly to screen, with a captivating cast of emerging and established actors that stole our hearts.
4 – Fast & Furious
Eight films in, with more planned, the Fast movies started okay but found a new lease of life after the 5th movie and that momentum hasn’t stopped.
3 – Marvel
With Iron Man, Marvel started one of the most profitable runs of films ever. But more than that they make films fans and critics love.
2 – James Bond
One of cinemas most successful& longest running franchises, the Bond films continue to draw big money whilst delivering high quality action films.
1. Star Wars
From it’s origins as a pulpy low budget sci-fi film, to it’s new life under Disney and Lucasfilm, Star Wars is unlike anything else. A marketing behemoth, Star Wars changed cinema and continues to push boundaries all these years later.