Happy New Years Eve everyone!
Just to close off the year, I’d like to compile this list of my favourite films that I’ve watched in theatres this year.
Keep in mind that I haven’t seen everything yet (aka Star Wars).
Who are your favourites? Let me know in the comments below!
- Room (2015)
Director: Lenny Abrahamson
Starring: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay
After five-year-old Jack and his mother escape from the enclosed surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery. (IMDB)
- The Danish Girl (2015)
Director: Tom Hooper
Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander
A fictitious love story inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. (IMDB)
- Spotlight (2015)
Director: Tom McCarthy
Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core. (IMDB)
- Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Director: George Miller
Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult
A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in post apocalyptic Australia in search for her homeland with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max. (IMDB)
- The Revenant (2015)
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter
A frontiersman named Hugh Glass on an fur trade expedition in the 1820s is on a quest for survival after being brutally mauled by a bear. (IMDB)
Other Film Lists
Other honourable mentions (in no particular order):
Me, Earl and the Dying Girl
Bridge of Spies
Some films that didn’t quite live up to my expectations:
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
In The Heart of the Sea
Films I still need to watch:
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The Big Short
Our Brand is Crisis
So I apparently still have a lot of work to do this year :P
Happy New Year, party safe – cheers everyone!