2015 was one of the most exciting years for movies in recent memory with the return of some major franchises, some very interesting Oscar worthy contenders, and a maturation of the science fiction genre that saw the release of some truly great films. Below, you will find my top ten favorite films of 2015 as well as some genre favorites and a look back at previous years.
Before we get started, here's a chance for you to take a look back through the years at my previous yearly recap posts.
And now, my 2015 recap. Links are provided so you can read my full reviews of each movie.
My Favorite Horror Movie of 2015
"Director David Robert Miller manages to fill his story with an underlying and inevitable sense of dread that the audience can feel just as much as the characters."
My Favorite Animated Movie of 2015
"The utmost attention was paid to every detail in an effort to capture the heart and soul of what made Charles Schultz's characters so beloved in the first place."
My Favorite Documentary of 2015
"I hope everyone has an opportunity to see this beautifully filmed documentary."
My Favorite Film Festival Movie of 2015
"Emily Ting deserves tons of praise for both writing and directing a movie that is nearly impossible not to fall in love with."
My Favorite Movies of 2015
"There is so much to see, hear, and experience, you definitely need more than one viewing to take it all in."
"While there have been many movies that explore artificial intelligence, this film may just be a tipping point in how this genre is perceived."
"This is one of the more well crafted movies I have seen this year"
"Bottom line, this is a great movie that you should go watch as soon as you can because it's just that good."
"A very smart crime thriller filled with intense action and some really strong acting performances."
"All of the super hero hi jinks with a heavy dose of comedy."
"It's rare when a super mega blockbuster franchise sequel has the ability to capture an audience the way Jurassic World does."
"Ridley Scott's latest science fiction epic hits all the right marks and leaves you very satisfied with a true movie theater experience."
"It has everything you could ask for in a science fiction, action movie and is a film you will want to watch over and over again."
My Favorite Movie of 2015
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the epic space adventure we have been waiting for and hoping to see."
Thanks for reading, check out all of my 2015 Recaps!