Years ago, in the decadent days when magazines still did this sort of thing, I was given a bottle of champagne for coming up with the best headline. His name is Dr Girolamo Lo Verso and he has found that 20 per cent of Mafia relatives suffer from clinical anxiety while another 17 per cent have personality disorders.
I mention this because I've come up with another one and there is no one around to share it with. One of them – one of the therapists, not the mobsters – noticed the trend and decided to do some research into the phenomenon.
March 24: Life In this sci-fi thriller from the writers of Deadpool, Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson and Ryan Reynolds play astronauts who discover life on Mars.
And when the world outside got a little too unpredictable, there was always Zac Efron with his shirt off—and damned if 2017 won't bring more of the same. March 17: Beauty and the Beast The classic 1991 animated Disney movie gets the human touch in this live-action remake (trailer above) starring Emma Watson as beast tamer Belle.Woody learns what it’s like to be treated as a piece of tail when he meets a promiscuous female from the afterlife. Mark and Sam date police officers Valerie and Vince, a crime fighting duo with reality issues.Sam goes undercover to catch a serial killer who’s only murdering women that are “Perfect 10’s”. falls for Lily and becomes involved in illegal fish fighting to win her from her gangster boyfriend.Here's hoping 2017 brings us many new reasons to go to the movies, starting with the films on this list: M. 3: Wheeler Actor Stephen Dorff blurs the line between fact and fiction, playing the role of an aspiring country singer infiltrating real-world Nashville and winning over actual Music City audiences. 10: The Lego Batman Movie Will Arnett reprises his role as a big-headed plastic Batman, balancing nights fighting crime with days raising his new adopted son. 17: A Cure for Wellness Director Gore Verbinski sets a psychological thriller at a mysterious European spa, where a young executive (Dane De Haan) travels to retrieve his company’s CEO. 24: Get Out Jordan Peele makes his directorial debut with a horror film (trailer above), in which a young black man (Daniel Kaluuya) goes to meet his white girlfriend’s (Allison Williams) family, among whom he quickly realizes his life is in danger. March 17: Dean Comedian Demetri Martin’s directorial debut, an award-winning Sundance hit with two parallel love stories (Martin and Gillian Jacobs; Kevin Kline and Mary Steenburgen), makes its way to theaters a year after its film festival debut.Night Shyamalan's new thriller (trailer above) stars James Mc Avoy as a guy with 23 personalities, some of which are particularly threatening to the three young women (Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson and Jessica Sula) he kidnaps and locks in a dingy basement. March 24: Wilson Woody Harrelson is a neurotic misanthrope who finds out he has a daughter with his ex-wife (Laura Dern) in this comedic adaptation of the graphic novel by Daniel Clowes (Ghost World).