Category Archive: 2015

SPOTLIGHT [2015]

Directed by Tom McCarthy Written by Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams , Liev Schreiber, John Slattery, Brian d’Arcy James, Stanley Tucci I grew up going to a… Continue reading

THE BIG SHORT [2015]

Directed by Adam McKay Written by Charles Randolph (screenplay), Adam McKay (screenplay), Michael Lewis (book) Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Finn Wittrock, John Magaro, I’m not a fan of… Continue reading

BONE TOMAHAWK [2015]

Directed by S. Craig Zahler Written by S. Craig Zahler Starring: Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins, David Arquette A horror/western you say? This was something I had to see for myself,… Continue reading

ANOMALISA [2015]

Directed by Duke Johnson and Charlie Kaufman Written by Charlie Kaufman Starring: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan Anomalisa is a strange, beautiful, and at times surreal experience from the man behind… Continue reading

TRAINWRECK [2015]

Directed by Judd Apatow Written by Amy Schumer Starring: Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Colin Quinn, John Cena, Tilda Swinton When this movie was released I couldn’t find a negative view on… Continue reading

INSIDE OUT [2015]

Directed by Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen Written by Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley Starring: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Phyllis Smith, Mindy Kaling, Kaitlyn Dias, Richard Kind Now I know Pixar… Continue reading

THE HATEFUL EIGHT [2015]

Directed and Written by Quentin Tarantino Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demián Bichir, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Tim Roth Since he rocked the film world with Reservoir… Continue reading

99 HOMES [2015]

Directed by Ramin Bahrani Written by Amir Naderi, Bahareh Azimi, Ramin Bahrani Starring: Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon, Laura Dern Thanks to some cracking acting from both Michael Shannon and Andrew Garfield, a very… Continue reading

THE REVENANT [2015]

Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu Written by: Mark L. Smith (screenplay), Alejandro González Iñárritu (screenplay), Michael Punke (novel) Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter I loved Birdman when I first saw… Continue reading

THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT [2015]

Directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez , Written by  Tim Talbott Starring: Ezra Miller, Tye Sheridan, Billy Crudup I’ll always remember this experiment as it fascinated me endlessly in grade 12 psychology. During the… Continue reading