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The Best Movies of 2015 (According to Matt Singer)

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by Matt Singer December 15, 2015 @ 9:12 AM
There are just too many good movies. That’s my takeaway from this year’s annual exercise in critical masochism selecting the ten best films. My shortlist of 2015’s best movies is anything but short; running well over 30 outstanding entries. It feels like something I say every year, but it’s true; there are more great movies left off my list (like Clouds of Sils Maria and Experimenter and Brooklyn and Heaven Knows What and While We’re Young and about 20 others) than are actually on it. I actively agonized over the last couple slots for hours. (Yes, actual hours. I’m sorry, It Follows.)

’Mad Max: Fury Road’ May Roar Back Into Theaters in Glorious Black and White

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by Charles Bramesco December 14, 2015 @ 10:29 AM
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Mad Max: Fury Road came out all the way back in May, and even though vocal enthusiasm from the action opus’ passionate fanbase hasn’t faded in the months since, it still feels like it’s been a while. The Fury Road superfans may be starting to despair at the thought of a lifetime spent without the precious privilege of their favorite movie on the big screen, in the theater, as it was meant to be seen. But in an interview with Screen Daily, Mad Max mastermind George Miller hinted that the faithful might not have seen the last of Max Rockatansky at their neighborhood cineplexes.

‘Star Wars’ and ‘Furious 7’ Top Facebook’s List of 2015’s Most Popular Movies

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by Charles Bramesco December 9, 2015 @ 11:11 AM
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The end of the year brings a surplus of ranked lists enumerating the best offerings of film in the past twelve months. Some come from huge samplings of voters, such as the annual Village Voice poll of American and international film critics, and...

‘Star Wars,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ Marvel and More Make 2016 Oscars Visual Effects Shortlist

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by Britt Hayes December 7, 2015 @ 6:57 PM
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Major blockbusters typically don’t get much love at the Oscars — superhero films and major, geeky sci-fi and action properties rarely (if ever) get Best Picture or acting nods, but the Academy does tend to recognize their technical achievements, often including them in the Best Visual Effects category. This year’s shortlist for that particular award is filled with Marvel movies, dinosaurs, and a certain Star Wars film most of us haven’t even seen yet.

Director and Cult Icon John Waters Reveals His Favorite Films of 2015

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by Britt Hayes December 1, 2015 @ 5:22 PM
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The end of the year brings lots of top 10 lists from film critics, journalists, your cousin with the weird mustache who thinks seeing one John Cassavetes film makes him an authority…It’s a special time. But some of the most interesting year-end top 10 lists are curated by filmmakers, and the most delightful one of all comes from John Waters, who has revealed his annual list of movie favorites, bestowing good tidings and cheer on us all.

National Board of Review Surprises Everyone, Names ‘Mad Max’ Best Film

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by Erin Whitney December 1, 2015 @ 2:20 PM
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All hail Imperator Furiosa! The National Board of Review revealed their winners on Tuesday afternoon, surprising the film world yet again with their picks. Like last year when the group award A Most Violent year with the top prize, a win no one saw coming, the organization made another unsuspecting choice for Best Film - Mad Max: Fury Road.

Sight and Sound Names Best Films of 2015; ‘The Assassin,’ ‘Carol’ and ‘Fury Road’ Come Out on Top

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by Charles Bramesco November 30, 2015 @ 8:40 AM
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The British Film Institute’s official publication brings a global perspective to their rulings, having polled 168 critics worldwide on their favorite releases of the past calendar year.

Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired by 2015 Movie Characters

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by Britt Hayes October 20, 2015 @ 8:02 PM
It’s that time again — if you aren’t one of those obsessive compulsive Halloween lovers who have already planned out their costume weeks or even months in advance, chances are you’re scrambling for ideas for what to wear next week. If you also count yourself as a big fan of movies (and you do, which is why you are here), you might find yourself wanting to wear a costume inspired by one of this year’s new releases. Don’t, we repeat, do not be one of those people who buys a costume in a bag at a Halloween super store. There are plenty of ways for you to have a cool movie-inspired costume and show off your creativity without caving in and dressing as Sexy Pizza Rat.

Does ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Actually Have a Chance at the Oscars?

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by Erin Whitney October 13, 2015 @ 1:37 PM
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By the end of summer, Mad Max: Fury Road was ranking high on nearly everyone’s Top 10 list, and was even voted the best film of the year by the International Federation of Film Critics. With such praise, Fury Road soon popped up in Oscar discussions, and now Warner Bros. is planning to campaign the film for Best Picture, Best Actress, Actor and Best Supporting Actor. So what does it mean? Does Fury Road actually have a chance this year to not only get nominated, but win in any of those categories?

Furiosa May Not Appear in Future ‘Mad Max’ Sequels, Says George Miller

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by Charles Bramesco October 12, 2015 @ 9:35 AM
A new interview with the madman behind Mad Max, George Miller, has revealed a few surprising insights for the slew of upcoming sequels that the success of Fury Road rendered all but inevitable. Most notable among them, the bespectacled Miller stated that he was “not sure” that Furiosa would reappear in any Mad Maxes to come