(Read the reviews of “Results” and “Welcome to Me.” ), 11. Share Twitter Facebook. Is a thriller that goes deep into the cannon of the best of genre film, building up from the visuals a fragmented universe that reflects the tumultuous inner journey of its protagonist. The main character in Marielle Heller’s “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” set in 1970s California, is a sexually precocious teenager who isn’t punished for her boldness. “Bridge of Spies” Years ago, Steven Spielberg entered the ranks of Pantheon Directors, to borrow the most exalted category in Andrew Sarris’s taxonomic “The American Cinema” — and there he remains. (Read the reviews of “Grandma” and “Tangerine.”), 15. 1 Nomination. ), Two terrifically entertaining, ensemble-driven, fact-based procedurals about appalling crimes and the institutions — the Roman Catholic Church and Wall Street banks — that allowed corruption to fester. Most Complex Hurdle As of Dec. 7, seven out of 20 domestic top-grossing movies released this year had female-driven stories, according to the website Box Office Mojo. Most Anticipated Film: Fall 2015 Edition. These movies dramatize the harrowing, thrilling passage to womanhood with unsparing honesty and infinite compassion. It was selected as the Chilean entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards but it was not nominated. Leviathan. Plot. “Spotlight” Even more acutely than “All the President’s Men,” “Spotlight” details the rigors of investigative journalism. 2015 Movie Releases. Macbeth premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on 23 May 2015 and was released in the United Kingdom on 2 October 2015 and in France on 18 November. Zoom is a 2015 live-action/animated comedy-drama film directed by Pedro Morelli and starring Gael Garcia Bernal, Alison Pill and Mariana Ximenes. Luminous Intimacy: The Cinema of Nathaniel Dorsky and Jerome Hiler All praise and many deep-felt thanks to the New York Film Festival for programming this sublime dual retrospective. /. We are still coping with the damage. 10. ), 3. ), Indeed, this could be dubbed “the year of the woman” in film. (Read the review. (Read the reviews of “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” and “What Happened, Miss Simone?”), 12. (Read the review.). ), 11. You might think that our love of lists could be pinned on the Ten Commandments, but Umberto Eco says otherwise. , The highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2015 was Bajrangi Bhaijaan, which was the second-highest-grossing Bollywood film ever at the time. ", "Ranbir-Arjun-Jacqueline Starrer Roy's Release Date Out! “Escobar: Paradise Lost” suffers from the same problem as “My Week with Marilyn,” “Me and Orson Welles” and “The Last King of Scotland,” three films that also chose to capture legendary figures through the eyes of a relatable innocent. 16. Four retired Catholic priests share a secluded house … In the 1831 introduction to "Frankenstein," Mary Shelley described the genesis of her classic story. It was produced by Legendary Pictures and is being distributed by Universal Pictures. “Girlhood” (Céline Sciamma)“The Diary of a Teenage Girl” (Marielle Heller), Coming of age: in the modern banlieues of Paris and in San Francisco in the 1970s. As for Mr. Coogler, with his second feature as a director he proves himself to be a true contender. “45 Years” Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay play a married couple in Andrew Haigh’s exquisite dual portrait of Britons about to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary. Best Picture. Coolest Movie Poster of 2015. (Read the review. M. Maleficent. “The Look of Silence” In Joshua Oppenheimer’s sequel to his documentary “The Act of Killing,” a gentle Indonesian optometrist interviews the men who killed his brother in the 1965 genocide, when more than a million people accused of being Communists were slaughtered. “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” This emotionally explosive drama set in San Francisco in 1976 centers on a sexually curious 15-year-old budding cartoonist who has an affair with the boyfriend of her mother (Kristen Wiig). The Club (Spanish: El Club) is a 2015 Chilean drama film directed, co-produced and co-written by Pablo Larraín. Which is to say with irony, with decency and, perhaps above all, with art. Since I can never stop at 10 — how could I, when something like 900 movies were released in North American theaters? Also the best recent eco-feminist-socialist allegory that isn’t a novel by Margaret Atwood. ", "Varun Dhawan's 'Badlapur' to release on February 20, 2015", "Badmashiyaan jodi Sidhant and Suzanna are fond of each other in real life too", "Arjun, Sugandha coffee to bloom in India & North America on March 6, 2015", "Todays Big Release: Dirty Politics, Hey Bro – NDTV Movies", "Hunterrr trailer: Gulshan Devaiah, the sex addict has all the fun in this adult film! Brian Tallerico September 15, 2015. September 25—October 11. “Truth” Cate Blanchett, playing the former CBS “60 Minutes” producer Mary Mapes in this docudrama about the scandal nicknamed “Rathergate,” is as fierce here as in “Carol.” This character’s driving force isn’t passion but career ambition. The film's dialogue was written by Sajid-Farhad and the soundtrack was composed by Pritam. ), 4. — I picked 15 to match the year, ranked them and ended up fudging that count. ), 4. In this same interview, Alan F. Horn, the chairman of the Walt Disney Studios, tried to make it simple: “There are variables that do affect what one pays any performer. Highlights. THE VATICAN TAPES follows the ultimate battle between good and evil- God versus Satan. Crimson Peak is a 2015 American gothic romance film, directed by Guillermo del Toro and written by del Toro and Matthew Robbins. A modern fable. “We like lists because we don’t want to die,” Mr. Eco also said, which is the best explanation of the listicle that I’ve yet read. Inside Out (2015) 372: 20. “The Martian” With its red-rock buttes and mesas, Ridley Scott’s deeply satisfying space western both draws from an enduring genre and his own Pantheon legacy. ", "Khamoshiyaan, Mr X and Hamari Adhuri Kahaani release dates announced! “Tangerine” was shot on iPhones. 98%: The Farewell (2019) 334: 21. The finest romance and the most acute anti-romance of the year, from some of the most rigorous intellects in American movies. Sunday, February 22, 2015. Village Voice Film Poll 2015 Nominee VVFP Award: Best Supporting Actor Benicio Del … ), 6. Sicario was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the … 18. Pages in category "2015 films" The following 200 pages are in this category, out of approximately 3,223 total. Daddy's Home. On the Other Hand Here is an estimate of the movies directed by women that were released by major studios this year: Warner Bros. (five! “The Kindergarten Teacher” (Nadav Lapid), This quiet, intense Israeli film unfolds like a psychological thriller. James Vanderbilt narrates a sequence from “Truth,” featuring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford. ", "Several Bollywood releases have been postponed in 2015. But in “Carol,” the female gaze, typically turned on men, is directed from one woman to another without shame or punishment. Chang Chen, left, and Zhou Yun in “The Assassin,” directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien. Mr. Bujalski’s is a flawless screwball triangle (with Guy Pearce, Cobie Smulders and Kevin Corrigan as the sides) masquerading as an easygoing hangout with the oddballs of Austin, Tex. Ms. Piven surveys the darker territory of mental illness and daytime television. Death may be behind the ritual of the critic’s top 10 lists, including that of physical media: Lists are easy to read on cellphones even if the deluge of entertainment media increasingly makes comprehensive viewing near-impossible. But his work shows up in cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco, too, so if you’re in the neighborhood, look for his next show. “I didn’t want to seem ‘difficult’ or ‘spoiled,’” she wrote in the newsletter Lenny, speaking for many, including those with far more modest paychecks. “Results” (Andrew Bujalski)“Welcome to Me” (Shira Piven), A pair of post-mumblecore comedies about self-realization and its limits. Working from Phyllis Nagy’s distillation of the Patricia Highsmith novel, he reaffirmed that filmmakers don’t need to generate their own screenplays to be great, a truth many aspiring and established auteurs disregard. Michael B. Jordan, as Adonis Johnson, Rocky’s protégé (and the illegitimate son of his onetime rival and long-lost friend, Apollo Creed), continues his emergence as one of the vital movie stars of our moment. 17. The relationship between them is perhaps best summed up in this poem by William Blake, called “The Clod and the Pebble”: Love seeketh not itself to please,Nor for itself hath any care,But for another gives its ease,And builds a Heaven in Hell’s despair. Clockwise from top left: “The Martian,” “Carol,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Bridge of Spies,” “Inside Out” and “The Big Short.”. (Read the review), A master class in old-school, super-linear action filmmaking, full of nasty, punk-rock, dystopian Australian humor. How do we know what we know? (Read the review. “Out 1: Noli Me Tangere” (Jacques Rivette), It took almost 45 years for this 13-hour shaggy-dog experiment to reach American screens, but the timing turned out to be perfect. Their wistful tranquillity is upset by news of the death of the husband’s former lover, which awakens sleeping demons of jealousy and insecurity in his wife. “Brooklyn” The screen adaptation of Colm Toibin’s novel, directed by John Crowley, has an incandescent performance by Saoirse Ronan as a smart, determined Irish girl who in the early 1950s leaves her small town to cross the Atlantic and settle in Brooklyn, where she finds first love. Most Hopeful Sign At one point, you could feel the status quo shift as it became O.K. (Read the review.). Director: George Miller | Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz. Whatever you think of Mr. Tarantino, try to catch “The Hateful Eight” on film so you can see for yourself how the industry-enforced switch to digital has radically changed movies. Viola Davis spoke out, as did Jennifer Lawrence, who went public about making less than her male co-stars. 1. From film school reject to Hollywood legend, IMDb takes an in-depth look at Steven Spielberg's career so far, and … Dog people and Lou Reed fans will be especially susceptible (I plead guilty on both counts), but anyone who ever had a heart is likely to succumb to Ms. Anderson’s ethereal wisdom and her fierce formal wit. Tweet. Mehdi A.G. Mohamed, left, and Layla Walet Mohamed in “Timbuktu.”, Sadness, left, Fear, in back, Anger, Disgust and Joy in “Inside Out.”. Mr. Sissako is both an indispensable political filmmaker and one of the great poets of contemporary cinema. The slots with more than one title aren’t ties, but double features, paired movies that complement, contend with or amplify each other’s best qualities. (Read the review. Directed by Tom McCarthy, it has an extraordinary ensemble cast. Movie Reviews Great Movies Collections TV/Streaming Features Chaz's Journal Interviews Reviews Crimson Peak Sheila O'Malley October 16, 2015. to talk about discrimination in the industry not just openly but also loudly. The bulk of the film is set inside the brain of young Riley (Kaitlyn Dias), who's depressed about her mom and dad's decision to move them from Minnesota to San Francisco, separating her from her friends.Riley's emotions are determined by the interplay of five overtly "cartoonish" characters: Joy (Amy Poehler), a slender sprite-type who looks a little bit like Tinkerbell without the wings; Sadness … Drammatico, Italia, Francia, Germania 2015. 1. (Read the review. Even so, I watched several hundred features over the year and liked quite a few; the major studios and the independent sector released the expected junk but, as usual, movies of merit. ", "Guddu Ki Gun - Official Trailer - Kunal Khemu - Erecting in Cinemas 30th OCT", "Movie Ranbanka 2015, Story, Trailers - Times of India", http://www.ibnlive.com/news/movies/mahesh-bhatts-the-silent-heroes-to-release-on-december-11-1158194.html, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_Bollywood_films_of_2015&oldid=990961557, Lists of 2015 films by country or language, Pages with non-numeric formatnum arguments, Short description is different from Wikidata, All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Vira Satidhar, Vivek Gombher, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Auroshikha Dey, Ravneet Kaur, Satyakam Anand, Arjun Fauzdar, Swaroopa Ghosh. In “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Charlize Theron’s character, Furiosa, is an authoritative road warrior. The main characters in Olivier Assayas’s “Clouds of Sils Maria” are complicated, self-determining women beautifully played by Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart. 1 … Filmed on specially adapted iPhones, the movie, written and directed by Sean Baker, is a miracle of economy. The highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2015 was Bajrangi Bhaijaan, which was the second-highest-grossing Bollywood film ever at the time. 1st Rank Raju (2015 film) A 2nd Hand Lover; 3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets; 3 Bahadur; 3 Generations (film) 3 Türken und ein Baby; 3-Headed Shark Attack; 3:56 Killari; 4th Man Out; 6 Years; 7 Chinese Brothers; 7 Days in Hell; 7 Days in Syria; 7 … Stationed behind a Manhattan department store counter, Ms. Mara’s demure character, Therese, can’t resist such devouring scrutiny, and a forbidden passion ignites. The film follows the reporters onto the streets as they methodically uncover the devastating truth, which led to the downfall of Cardinal Bernard Law. Two celebrations of the sometimes prickly solidarity among women. Andrew Bujalski narrates a sequence from his film featuring Cobie Smulders. With Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Jon Bernthal. 13. So maybe technically it’s a top 20. (Read the reviews of “Girlhood” and “The Diary of a Teenage Girl.”), 14. “Carol” Cate Blanchett’s fiery eyes fixed on Rooney Mara in Todd Haynes’s “Carol” unleash more electricity than any look of love glimpsed in a movie this year. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. (Read the review. In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max. The chilly corporate culture that sacrifices her defines the term “shark tank.” (Read the review.). Servizio a cura di Teleprima - CasertaPrimaPagina. Paul Weitz narrates a sequence from his film “Grandma,” featuring Lily Tomlin and Sam Elliott. The film had a limited release in the United States across five theatres in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco on 4 December 2015, before expanding theatres on 11 December. ), This journey into the mind and feelings of an 11-year-old-girl may be Pixar’s wildest adventure yet. Anyone prone to lamenting the death of movies needs to shut up and watch these. “The Assassin” and “Mad Max: Fury Road” (tie) Hou Hsiao-Hsien and George Miller directed the year’s two best commercial movies, both of which should be seen on the biggest screen you can find. (Read the review. Palm Trees in the Snow. (Read the review. 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Mendes opens the film with an incredible, five-minute opening shot following Bond as he makes his way through the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City. 2. (Read the review. As the story unfolds, it becomes clear that Mr. Lapid is engaged in a stealthy, ferocious critique of a society that has sacrificed its spiritual values and its cultural inheritance on the altar of power and materialism. 19. (Kurzel’s version actually … The 53rd New York Film Festival took place September 25 - October 11, 2015 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Best Advice for Movie Lovers In August, the scholar Wheeler Winston Dixon sounded an alarm: “If you go on Amazon and you see some great black-and-white film, and it’s going for $3, or any kind of foreign or obscure film, buy it, because it’s going out of print, and they’re not going to put them back into print.” Tens of thousands of films that were on VHS never made the jump to DVD or to Blu-ray, Mr. Dixon warns. By Manohla Dargis, A.O. Del Toro has a very different … It, too, was set in the 1950s. 3. The film was released in the Philippines by Pioneer Films on 13 … The film is distributed by Red Chillies Entertainment. (Read the review), 7. During an … On a deeper level, “Carol” is a quietly revolutionary film that examines the erotic subtexts buried in “women’s pictures” starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, whose eyes also blazed with fury and desire. The 87th Academy Awards | 2015. Rolling Stone's Greatest Horror Movies of the 21st Century. The film critics of The New York Times — Manohla Dargis, A. O. Scott and Stephen Holden — share their picks for the best movies of the year. It was screened in the main competition of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Jury Grand Prix. What is the relation of effect to cause?) Google Launches Stadia Gaming Platform. And there is Charlotte Rampling, majestic and vulnerable, in Andrew Haigh’s “45 Years.”. Portuguese. Honoring movies released in 2014. ), 8. Sicario ([si.ˈka.ɾjo], Spanish for "Hitman") is a 2015 American action-thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve, written by Taylor Sheridan and starring Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, and Josh Brolin.The film follows a principled FBI agent who is enlisted by a government task force to bring down the leader of a powerful and brutal Mexican drug cartel. However, it was the first DiCaprio film that was released with barely any edits made. Here's why", "Second Hand Husband review: Govinda's daughter Tina Ahuja disappoints", "Bollywood Box Office Report Of The Week", "BAJRANGI BHAIJAAN is still dominating the box-office", "Shriya Saran to play Ajay Devgn's wife in the Drishyam remake", "BROTHERS (2015) Movie Trailer: WARRIOR Remake Spins a New Story", "After 'Jagga Jasoos', 'Phantom', Katrina Kaif to Feature in 'Raajneeti 2'? “Grandma” (Paul Weitz)“Tangerine” (Sean Baker), Two against-the-clock tours of Los Angeles. “Grandma” is the work of a studio veteran. Michael Keaton, left, and Mark Ruffalo in “Spotlight.”, Kerry Hayes/Open Road Films, via Associated Press, Kristen Wiig, center, and Bel Powley, right, in “The Diary of a Teenage Girl.”, Sam Emerson/Sony Pictures Classics, via Associated Press. Votes: 849,461 | Gross: $154.06M. Dodici mesi di emozioni bianconere racchiusi in 12'. By contrast, five out of 20 female-driven stories topped the international market, which accounts for some 70 percent of the industry’s revenue. The Golden Globe nominations were announced on Thursday. It is furiously alive. 15. (Read the review. Mr. Nelson and Ms. Garbus tell them beautifully. “The Big Short” More incisive than “The Wolf of Wall Street,” which shamelessly glamorized the gluttonous excesses of Wall Street thieves, this serious, fact-based farce is adapted from Michael Lewis’s account of the bursting of the housing market bubble. ... the kind of guy who enjoys keeping those around him uninformed. “Tangerine” Sin-Dee Rella (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) and Alexandra (Mya Taylor), transgender prostitutes and best friends, gallivant around the grubbier streets of Tinseltown on Christmas Eve while squabbling, making up and strutting their stuff. 8. Thanks to Kristen Wiig’s astounding performance (as a lottery winner named Alice Klieg), “Welcome to Me” is a portrait of an American dreamer that is unsettling and inspiring in equal measure. 20. (Read the review. (Read the review of “Spotlight.”), A meditation on love, loss and the meaning of life. So, instead of a biopic of Pablo Escobar starring Benicio Del Toro, we get a fictionalized tale of a Canadian transplant who stumbles into Escobar’s circle of … English. Like last year’s “Leviathan,” also from Russia, “The Fool” is a merciless exploration of top-down municipal corruption, with a towering performance by Nataliya Surkova as the imperious mayor. Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel use the conventions of the buddy movie to perfect a new subgenre: the frenemy film. In addition to mustering righteous anger, Mr. McCarthy and Mr. McKay, in very different ways, managed to infuse the routines of modern work (answering phones, typing on keyboards, scrutinizing spreadsheets) with suspense, emotion and moral gravity. Now streaming on: Powered by JustWatch. What follows are my favorite moving pictures of 2015 and another 10 miscellaneous notes on the year. “Sixty Six” Lewis Klahr’s beautiful compilation of digital short works, which refashion pop culture in a heroic key, played for only one night at the Museum of Modern Art. The tender, honest movie ponders the question “Where is home?” (Read the review.). 9. ", "Check out: Jackky Bhagnani and Arshad Warsi in Welcome 2 Karachi – Latest Movie Features – Bollywood Hungama", "Zoya Akhtar's next film 'Dil Dhadakne Do' releases first look", "Bollywood Friday: 'Dil Dhadakne Do' vs 'Mere Genie Uncle, "Bollywood Friday: 'Guddu Rangeela', 'Second Hand Husband' or 'Bezubaan Ishq'; what's your pick? The big hearted) is a 2015 Indian Hindi -language romantic action comedy film produced by Gauri Khan and directed by Rohit Shetty. His portrait of life under jihadi rule in northern Mali is brutal and shocking, but also gentle, generous and surprisingly funny. (Read the review), If any movie can bridge the deep racial, generational and class divides in American life — at least for a couple of hours — it would have to be this revival of the ancient “Rocky” franchise. Directed by Denis Villeneuve. 1. Four tremendous performances, from Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Julia Garner and the great Lily Tomlin. Tweet. Foreign Language Film - Russia. George Miller narrates a sequence from his film featuring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult. “45 Years” makes palpable the sadness of aging. (Read the review. 12. The Evolution of Steven Spielberg. ), 5. It’s a very funny workplace sitcom (with exuberant, touching performances from Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Mindy Kaling and others), an ingenious allegory of psychological development, and an almost unbearably moving and honest defense of the role of sadness in our lives. Everything has already been done, and everything is still possible. Most Interesting Apology (tie) On Nov. 18, The Hollywood Reporter disgorged a 1,200-plus word apology for not including any nonwhite performer in its Oscar actress round table. (Read the review. “In Jackson Heights” The latest from the brilliant Frederick Wiseman has a three-hour-plus running time; maybe this explains why once again the dunderheads at the Academy didn’t put him in contention. Consigli per la visione: Ragazzi +13 (Read the reviews of “The Assassin” and “Mad Max: Fury Road.”), 2. “’71,” “Amy,” “Anomalisa,” “Blackhat,” “Chi-Raq,” “Ex Machina,” “Experimenter,” “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem,” “The Good Dinosaur,” “The Great Man,” “Inside Out,” “Joy,” “Lost Landscapes of Los Angeles,” “Magic Mike XXL,” “Office,” “Results,” “The Revenant,” “Seymour: An Introduction,” “Shaun the Sheep Movie,” “Spy,” “Straight Outta Compton,” “Tangerine,” “Timbuktu,” “Trainwreck,” “White God” and “The Wolfpack.”. Directed by Mariano Dawidson. (Read the review), 10. ), 6. 5. But his movie also insists that the only effective and ethically serious way to oppose fanaticism is with humanism. A poetry-loving teacher discovers that one of her young pupils is a literary prodigy, and takes increasingly extreme measures to protect his gift from an indifferent world. “Carol” This is the first movie that Todd Haynes directed that doesn’t have his name on it as a writer.