In 1976, an Air France flight was hijacked by terrorists and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The flight contained over 90 Israeli nationals, and while the world tried to figure out how to extricate the plane and its hostages from both the terrorists and a country currently under the rule of dictator Idi Amin, Israel came up with its own plan and executed one of the most daring covert ops in history. The incident inspired the 1976 TV film The Raid on Entebbe, but I’m surprised no one has adapted this for the screen, given how incredible the story is and how it is, in many ways, one of the first battles in a war on terror that the rest of the world was fighting long before the US joined after 9/11. Starring Daniel Bruhl and Rosamund Pike, and directed by Jose Padilha (Narcos), 7 Days in Entebbe will open March 25, 2018.
2018 has a lot of potential films out there that may hit or miss, much like 2017. On paper, you just can’t be sure until you start to see the trailers. For 2018, the trailers that have been released so far are nearly all for films January to February or big blockbuster franchises. So, there may be releases coming in the first half of the year that will blow us away that we just haven’t seen any footage for yet. Solo: A Star Wars Story has had to sit on the bench until The Last Jedi fades at the box office, but I think we’ll see our first look at that fairly soon, since Disney has five months to hype a Star Wars film people are on the fence or completely oblivious about. Of the 2018 trailers released thus far, here are my ten favorite (Disney has the top 3, so it looks like another huge year for the biggest studio on Earth).
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