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20 Favorite Movies From 2015
Movie list created by GigaBeer
I watched around 55 movies from 2015, and this is the list of my favorite movies, they may not be the best movies, but they are the movies I love. I love all kinds of movies, for very different reasons, so I tried to explain why the movie got his spot on the list. Sorry for my bad English.
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"Starting to see pictures, ain't ya?"
It's a new Tarantino movie so it's automatically number one on my list. Yes I'm a fanboy. The Hateful Eight is everything I wanted from new Tarantino movie, it's bloody, full of great dialogue, characters, and amazing soundtrack. Michael Madsen and Tim Roth are back, Samuel L. Jackson is badass again, and I can't decide which perfomance I loved more Walton Goggins or Jennifer Jason Leigh's.
"I say we lock ourselves in our room and use that one swear word we know. It's a good one!"
Very emotional movie. I cried 3 times during this movie, maybe even more. I also laugh a lot, didn't get angry and I didn't find anything disgusting though.
It's also a very beautiful movie, creative, charming, with great voice acting, and it's very fun to watch and just feels fresh. It's not only my animated movie of the year, it's one of my favorite animated movies ever, and my favorite Pixar movie. It was #1 on this list for very long, and it's the reason I decided to mix animated and live action movies for the first time on my list. Bing Booooooooooooooong.
Great movie from Argentina. I love this kind of movies, black comedy, crime comedy or whatever genre it is, it's fantastic. Very well made and there is Ricardo Darín who was great in every movie I watched. I laughed a lot to some fucked up things and that feeling is great, at least for me.
All six stories are very good, but two of them were simply amazing and above all for me: Little Bomb (with parking ticket) and The Strongest (with crazy drivers).
"Because lobsters live for over one hundred years, are blue-blooded like aristocrats, and stay fertile all their lives. I also like the sea very much."
Great and unique documentary about lobsters, there is also a charming farel fish, sadly there isn't anything about kafilka fish.
Mediocre is famous line from the movie, but the movie is anything but, you will either love it or hate it. I obviously love it, Fury Road is easily one of my favorite action movies in last 15 years or more, and I like it more than previous Mad Max movies. Such a great vision from 70 year old director who with his passion and dynamic put to shame directors half his age. I like every scene, and every second of the movie is fun and pure entertainment for me. Acting is great, especially Charlize Theron she was almost unrecognizable. They did a great job with very little dialouge.
My biggest complain with the movie is that there isn't enough Max in his own damn movie.
Another black comedy on my list. It's the latest movie from the great Danish director Anders Thomas Jensen. He have some amazing black comedies under his belt, and although this isn't his best work I thoroughly enjoyed. I really love the characters, and all weirdness in the movie really.
It's probably higher in this list than it should be, but every time I see poster for the movie or photo above I laugh and feel sad for the characters at the same time.
I really love Mads Mikkelsen and he is great in this movie too, all of them did a great job, playing wacky characters like this probably isn't easy.
"What is it to be human? What is it to ache? What is it to be alive?"
Weird movie that asks some big questions to which everyone wants to know answer for, yet it's kinda simple and very personal. It feels like Charlie Kaufman put his very soul in it. Or at least I feel that way about this movie. Kaufman is one of my favorite screen writers, and although I love his other stuff more, this is also great and I would highly recommend it, it's not for everyone but for those who loves something different it's a must watch. I must re-watch it as soon as possible.
David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan - all of them did fantastic job as voice actors.
Stop motion animation in this movie is also amazing, and those 3 years making the movie really paid off. Also this is animated movie for adults only!
Great movie from Germany, it's beautifully shot and directed movie. Nina Hoss is amazing I really felt like I was under the characters skin. The theme of the movie is also very strong and sad.
There are some minor things I didn't like in the story, but I won't spoil anything.
The ending was amazing and I couldn't stop myself from dropping a few tears.
I don't have much to say about this movie really, watch it, it speaks for itself.
"Isn't it strange, to create something that hates you?"
I love good movies about artificial intelligence and Ex Machina is exactly that.
One of the main questions of the movie is can you fall in love with AI so it reminded me of Her, a movie that I adore. It also reminds me of Blade Runner and Spielberg's A.I. so if you like those kind of movies you'll probably like Ex Machina. Thera are some minor things I didn't like in the movie especially toward the end. The acting is great, all three actors have some great movies in 2015 and Oscar Isaac was superb in everything I saw from him. Great directional debut and Ex Machina shows that you can have really interesting sci-fi story on small budget.
"Just when it can't get any worse, you run out of cigarettes."
Carol is gorgeous looking movie with great atmosphere, Carol is also gorgeous looking woman played by one and only Cate Blanchett. Yet one of the main reasons why I love this movie is Rooney Mara's character Therese Belivet, I kinda find myself in that character. I love photography, women, and I often don't know what I want or what I feel. I also love music in this movie, there is even Easy Living (Fallout fans know this song). It's slow movie but it wasnt boring for me at all.
"How do you say no to god?"
There's nothing flashy about this movie, nor over dramatic, and the closest thing to action is Mark Ruffalo's running. The story is great, and the pacing too, it hooked me from the begging and didn't let me go till the end credits.
Everyone is great in this movie, and it's fun to see all those actors that were recently in super hero movies in something completely different...
Great movie, but I don't have reason to watch this movie again, though.
"Intellectuals have no taste."
Paolo Sorrentino's movie, with legends like Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel definitely deserves attention. It's a beautifully filmed, slow, philosophical movie with some strong emotions, unpredictable scenes and great acting. There's also a lots of talking about making movies, I like that. I didn't like some characters, 'cause I don't think they had any purpose other to be vessel for prejudice.
"Try and remember that sometimes it's nice to meet people who don't know your auntie."
I don't really know why I like this movie, it's nothing special and there is a lot of some girl talk that I usually don't care about, but I do like this movie I even cried a little. I guess it's because of main character. She is so sweet, innocent and cute, and I fell for that. I love the first part of the movie the most, second part is a bit sloppy for me, and seems rushed, but the ending was ok. Saoirse Ronan is great, she is really talented actress. Domhnall Gleeson had a busy year. It's also beautifully shot movie and very old school.
"Mars will come to fear my botany powers."
One of the few movies from 2015 that actually exceeded my expectations. I thought it was gonna be some poor copy of Interstellar. But it's more in the vein of 127 Hours and Gravity, and it's very entertaining and solid movie. I didn't read the book so I can't compare it to the movie.
Matt Damon was also very good, and had some funny lines, though I wouldn't call this movie a comedy like those folks at Golden Globes did.
"How do we blow it up? There's always a way to do that."
Another fun and highly entertaining movie, at lest for me, but I have some problems with this movie. It's more remake than sequel, some things are just copied without any imagination or anything, and some characters have a very little screen time. But I loved majority of new characters, and I was happy to see some old faces, some jokes were funny too.
I would watch it again, and I'm waiting for sequels to see how I really feel about new trilogy.
"He hates calling people his friends. Dude's got issues."
It's kinda "Be Kind Rewind" meets "The Fault in Our Stars", but I like this movie a lot more than those.
There are parts that I find funny and parts that was sad, I didn't cry or anything, but it was moving for me. The thing I like the most are those short films that the main characters made...
I love black and white photography, and this movie got his spot on my list only because it's beautiful black and white movie. It's a independent b&w movie about vampires, kinda like a Only Lovers Left Alive by Jarmusch, but not really, so it's definitely not for everyone.
"As long as you can still grab a breath, you fight. You breathe... keep breathing."
I was really looking forward to this movie, I thought it was gonna be my favorite of the year, and the movie disappointed me. But it's probably the best filmed movie of the year, and the cinematography really amazed me. I even watched some documentaries about how did they filmed it. It's really a technical marvel. Acting was great too, not just by DiCaprio, others did a great job too.
But I didn't really liked the story, it's not bad, but it's nothing special, and there are some stupid scenes in my opinion, also it's very long and a little boring movie.
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