2018 UK best films

Fantastic beats: The Crimes of Grindelwald Directed by: David Yates Written by: J K Rowling Genre: Fantasy Released as a sequel to Fantastic Beasts and where to find them, this is the second movie in the Fantastic Beasts series. The story is about Gellert Grindelwald, who is transferred from New York to London in the process of his trial for his crimes in Europe. He escapes with the help of Macusa, his follower. He aims to raise pureblood wizards to rule over non-magical beings. Newt Scamander, who was appointed by Albus Dumbledore, agrees to help him not knowing the consequences. There is a clash of egos, love betrayed and loyalty tested resulting in shrinking of relationships. It shows the parties that exist in a wild wizarding world.

Mamma Mia Directed by: OI Parker Written by: OI Parker Genre: Comedy This is a family drama told as a story happened in 1979 where 3 young girls, Donna, Tanya and Rosie, graduates from Oxford University. Donna roams throughout Europe to take a series of adventures. She meets Harry, Billy and Sam in her journey and falls in love with Sam who over some time heart breaks her. Now Donna has a daughter, Sophie, who is pregnant and wants to reunite her mother's old friends and boyfriends in Greece. It is a breezy, feel-good movie which also has soothing music to enjoy.

Tomb Raider Directed by: Roar Uthaug Written by: Geneva Robertson; Evan Daugherty Genre: Action The story is about a fierce, daring and dashing young lady, Lara Croft, who is determined to solve the mystery of the disappearance of her father who was a passionate adventurer. Years back, he is believed to have vanished in a mythical island lying somewhere in Japan. The only weapons Lara had were her sharp brain, firm determination and blind faith. How she started her journey with the mighty spirit in heart and whether or not she succeeded ultimately forms the rest of the story. Alicia Vikander certainly deserves a pat for her powerhouse performance as the lively spirit and fierce independent soul who can stretch out of her boundaries in delivering something extra.