2015

Ant-Man

(2015)
64
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17 Jul 2015
? PG-13
117 min
Edgar Wright (screenplay by), Joe Cornish (screenplay by), Adam McKay (screenplay by), Paul Rudd (screenplay by), Edgar Wright (story by), Joe Cornish (story by), Stan Lee (based on the Marvel comics by), Larry Lieber (based on the Marvel comics by), Jack Kirby (based on the Marvel comics by)
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 33 nominations.
Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Black Mass

(2015)
68
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18 Sep 2015
? R
123 min
Mark Mallouk (screenplay), Jez Butterworth (screenplay), Dick Lehr (based on the book by), Gerard O'Neill (based on the book by)
5 wins & 20 nominations.
Based on a true story of James "Whitey" Bulger, an Irish Mob godfather and FBI informant who had a "secret trading" deal with his brother, William "Billy" Bulger, a state senator and a Boston public figure, and John Connolly, an FBI agent. They planned to take down the Italian mob and mafia in Boston, which went awry and things turned massively violent. When the credence for each other began fading out, drug dealing, murders, and extortion started to rise, and forced the FBI's Boston office to confirm that Whitey Bulger was one of the most notorious criminals in US history and also one of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List criminals.

Bridge of Spies

(2015)
81
16 Oct 2015
? PG-13
142 min
Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Won 1 Oscar. Another 29 wins & 88 nominations.
During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.

Everest

(2015)
64
25 Sep 2015
? PG-13
121 min
William Nicholson (screenplay), Simon Beaufoy (screenplay)
7 nominations.
On the morning of May 10, 1996, climbers from two commercial expeditions start their final ascent toward the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. With little warning, a violent storm strikes the mountain, engulfing the adventurers in one of the fiercest blizzards ever encountered by man. Challenged by the harshest conditions imaginable, the teams must endure blistering winds and freezing temperatures in an epic battle to survive against nearly impossible odds.

Ex Machina

(2015)
78
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24 Apr 2015
? R
108 min
Alex Garland
Won 1 Oscar. Another 59 wins & 127 nominations.
A young programmer is selected to participate in a ground-breaking experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid A.I.

Eye in the Sky

(2015)
73
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01 Apr 2016
? R
102 min
Guy Hibbert
1 win & 6 nominations.
Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.

Frankenstein

(2015)
29 Oct 2015
? R
89 min
Bernard Rose, Mary Shelley (novel)
3 wins.
Set in present day Los Angeles and told entirely from the perspective of the Monster. After he is artificially created, then left for dead by a husband-and-wife team of eccentric scientists, Adam is confronted with nothing but aggression and violence from the world around him. This perfect creation-turned disfigured monster must come to grips with the horrific nature of humanity.

High-Rise

(2015)
65
28 Apr 2016
? R
119 min
Amy Jump, J.G. Ballard (novel)
4 wins & 12 nominations.
Class struggle becomes all too real as a young doctor moves into a modern apartment block in suburban 1975 London. Drugs, drink & debauchery dissolve into murder, mayhem and misogyny in this pseudo-post-apocalyptic breakdown of societal norms.

Insurgent

(2015)
42
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20 Mar 2015
? PG-13
119 min
Brian Duffield (screenplay), Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Mark Bomback (screenplay), Veronica Roth (novel)
3 wins & 17 nominations.
One choice can transform you-or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves--and herself--while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love. Tris's initiation day should have been marked by celebration and victory with her chosen faction; instead, the day ended with unspeakable horrors. War now looms as conflict between the factions and their ideologies grows. And in times of war, sides must be chosen, secrets will emerge, and choices will become even more irrevocable--and even more powerful. Transformed by her own decisions but also by haunting grief and guilt, radical new discoveries, and shifting relationships. Tris must fully embrace her Divergence, even if she does not know what she may lose by doing so.

Legend

(2015)
55
20 Nov 2015
? R
132 min
Brian Helgeland, John Pearson (book)
5 wins & 10 nominations.
The true story of London's most notorious gangsters, twins Reggie and Ronnie Kray. As the brothers rise through the criminal underworld, Ronnie advances the family business with violence and intimidation while Reggie struggles to go legitimate for local girl Frances Shea. In and out of prison, Ronnie's unpredictable tendencies and the slow disintegration of Reggie's marriage threaten to bring the brothers' empire tumbling to the ground.

Mad Max: Fury Road

(2015)
90
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15 May 2015
? R
120 min
George Miller, Brendan McCarthy, Nick Lathouris
Won 6 Oscars. Another 235 wins & 231 nominations.
An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and almost everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

(2015)
75
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31 Jul 2015
? PG-13
131 min
Christopher McQuarrie (screenplay), Christopher McQuarrie (story), Drew Pearce (story), Bruce Geller (television series)
6 wins & 23 nominations.
CIA chief Hunley (Baldwin) convinces a Senate committee to disband the IMF (Impossible Mission Force), of which Ethan Hunt (Cruise) is a key member. Hunley argues that the IMF is too reckless. Now on his own, Hunt goes after a shadowy and deadly rogue organization called the Syndicate.

Momentum

(2015)
18
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16 Oct 2015
? N/A
96 min
Adam Marcus, Debra Sullivan
N/A
Alex, a mysterious thief, is pulled in by her former partner for one last heist. She quickly finds it was never just about the diamonds. A brutal murder sparks a cat and mouse chase between Alex and a master assassin. Now she must uncover the lies behind the heist and discover the secrets behind the men who have made her a target.

Pay the Ghost

(2015)
23
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25 Sep 2015
? Not Rated
94 min
Tim Lebbon (novel), Dan Kay (screenplay)
1 win & 2 nominations.
One year after Mike Lawford's young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, he is haunted by ghostly images and terrifying messages he can't explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son-and, in doing so, he unearths the legend of the crying woman who refuses to remain buried in the past.

Run All Night

(2015)
59
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13 Mar 2015
? R
114 min
Brad Ingelsby
N/A
Professional Brooklyn hitman Jimmy Conlon is more commonly known as THE GRAVEDIGGER. Jimmy was a mob hit-man, who was best friends with his boss Sean Maguire. But when Jimmy's son, Michael, is marked for death by the mob, Jimmy must go up against Sean to protect Michael at all costs. Together, he and Michael must avoid corrupt cops, contract killers and the mob to survive the night.

Secret in Their Eyes

(2015)
45
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20 Nov 2015
? PG-13
111 min
Billy Ray (screenplay), Juan José Campanella (film "El secreto de sus ojos"), Eduardo Sacheri (film "El secreto de sus ojos")
1 win & 3 nominations.
2002: Ray Kasten (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Jess Cobb (Julia Roberts) are two investigators in a private police unit led by the DA. When they receive an anonymous tip about a girl raped and killed, they rush to the scene. Ray realizes it is Jess' daughter and the team falls apart due to the grief. In 2015, Ray comes back to LA, and says that after 13 years, he has found a lead and convinces the DA to reopen the case. They find clues and leads unknown to them, and secrets from the past come to light as they start discovering the real, chilling truth. Meanwhile, Jess, dissatisfied with the law, decides to take matters into her own hands and track down the killer, no matter what lengths she has to go to.

Sicario

(2015)
82
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02 Oct 2015
? R
121 min
Taylor Sheridan
Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 139 nominations.
When drug violence worsens on the USA Mexico border, the FBI sends an idealistic agent, Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) on a mission to eradicate a drug cartel responsible for a bomb that had killed members of her team.

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

(2015)
81
18 Dec 2015
? PG-13
138 min
Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt, George Lucas (based on characters created by)
Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 57 wins & 123 nominations.
30 years after the defeat of Darth Vader and the Empire, Rey, a scavenger from the planet Jakku, finds a BB-8 droid that knows the whereabouts of the long lost Luke Skywalker. Rey, as well as a rogue stormtrooper and two smugglers, are thrown into the middle of a battle between the Resistance and the daunting legions of the First Order.

Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine

(2015)
72
04 Sep 2015
? R
128 min
Alex Gibney
N/A
In his signature black turtleneck and blue jeans, shrouded in shadows below a milky apple, Steve Jobs' image was ubiquitous. But who was the man on the stage? What accounted for the grief of so many across the world when he died? From Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney, 'Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine' is a critical examination of Jobs who was at once revered as an iconoclastic genius and a barbed-tongued tyrant. A candid look at Jobs' legacy featuring interviews with a handful of those close to him at different stages in his life, the film is evocative and nuanced in capturing the essence of the Apple legend and his values which shape the culture of Silicon Valley to this day.

Terminator Genisys

(2015)
38
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01 Jul 2015
? PG-13
126 min
Laeta Kalogridis, Patrick Lussier, James Cameron (based on characters created by), Gale Anne Hurd (based on characters created by)
9 nominations.
When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured time-line. Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past, where he is faced with unlikely allies, including the Guardian (Arnold Schwarzenegger), dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future...