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Phil’s End Of Year Awards 2021

So 2020 is almost over (thank god!) and it’s that time a year again where everyone reflects back on their best and worst films of the year.  So we’ve covered our best and our worst films of 2020, so before we look at the films coming up in 2021 here’s my ‘Alternative’ End of Year Awards for 2020…

 

The Most Entertainingly Bad Film Watched This Year Award…

 

Can we JUST see the damn film now please…
Top Gun: Maverick 

 

 

The TV show 2021 Didn’t Really Need…
Tiger King Season 2. Bloated, messy cash in

 


The TV Show I needed in 2021…
Below Deck 

 

 

Surprise of The Year Award…
No Time To Die Actually came out.  And it was pretty good.

 

 

 

Oh Bollocks! The Film That SHOULD have been on my 2021 List’s but I reviewed it last year…
Palm Springs

 

 

 

Well that wasn’t worth the wait award…
The Matrix Resurrections

 

 

 

 

Oh wait that came out THIS year? Award for the film I totally forgot about in 2021..
Outside The Wire

 

 

We like you but maybe take a year off…
Blumhouse (Again).  A VERY mixed year for them

 

 

Come In Your time is Up Award…
M. Night Shyamalan – Old was just. Well. Not good.

 

 

 

Oh god Please STOP! Award
Bruce Willis – for Apex, Midnight in The Switchgrass and all the other terrible films he’d been in this year

 

 

 

The Oscars only like REALLY famous dead people award for missing out other stars who died Award…
Naya Rivera, Jessica Walter and songwriter Adam Schlesinger

 

 

 

The Proof That Award Shows Suck Award…
Anthony Hopkins... REALLY?  Over Chadwick Boseman ( as well as The Trial of the Chicago 7winning NOTHING at the Oscars! )

 

 

 

WHY GOD WHY? Award…
Apex. Midnight In The Switchgrass. Bruce Willis in general.

 

 

Less Is More Award…
Bruce Willis.  MUCH less next year please.

 

 


The Less In More Part 2 Award…

Marvel.  Whilst Shang Chi was good, Black Widow was okay and Eternals was… well rubbish but even WITH the pandemic we didn’t need FOUR Marvel films + 4 TV shows this year.

 

 

 

Films That SHOULD have been on my 2020 List’s but I Hadn’t Seen…
Class Action Park, Saint Maud, Rocks, Host, Deadly Mile High Club

 

 


 

 

 

Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the award nominated Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years, currently co-hosts Ross And Phil Talk Movies and is a writer/editor for his own blog Phil's Quick Capsule Review...