Thursday, January 1, 2015

January 2015 Movie Preview!!

January 2015
New Year, New Films, and New Journeys to take!

Happy New Year folks!  Hope everyone had a safe and festive New Year celebration.  With the start of 2015, it brings a whole new year of films.  Films that will win Oscars, make us laugh, cry, and also disappoint us.  The anticipation is brewing to finally go back to a galaxy far, far away.  But that's for another time.  Lets do a quick look back at the best movies of each month from last year.

Big Bad Wolves and Jack Ryan:Shadow Recruit

The Lego Movie and Robocop

Enemy and The Grand Budapest Hotel

Captain America: The Winter Solider and Locke

X-Men Days of Futures Past and Chef

Snowpiercer and The Fault in Our Stars

Boyhood and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Guardians of the Galaxy and Calvary

The Equalizer and The Skeleton Twins   

Birdman and Whiplash

Big Hero 6 and The Theory of Everything

Top Five and The Hobbit:Battle of the Five Armies

The best month of last year has to go to October.  Four of my favorite films came out that month.  It was a lot of fun.

Alright, lets get this started!
(W.R.)-mean Wide Release

January 2nd:
The Woman in Black 2: Angels of Death, and [REC] 4: Apocalypse

January 9th:
Taken 3, Selma (W.R.), Inherent Vise (W.R.), Preservation, and Predestination

Excitement: 1.5
Reason:  I never seen the second one of these movies.  This one looks like it should be called The Fugitive 2

Excitement: 2.5
Reason:  Well from the first trailer, I didn't like the look of this film.  Slowly overtime it has grown on me.  I'm looking forward to seeing Tim Roth, that guys is always so good in everything.

Excitement: 3
Reason:  So, I'm still on media black out for this movie.  I will be going in blind to see this.  

January 16th:
The Wedding Ringer, Paddington, Blackhat, American Sniper (W.R.), Still Alice (W.R.), Son of a Gun, and Spare Parts
Excitement: 2
Reason:  Mr. January, Kevin Hart, is back with a new comedy.  Josh Gad plays a guy who is getting married and has no friends.  So he hires Kevin Hart to be his best man.

Excitement: 2
Reason:  This movie was pushed back from Christmas to now.  I remember reading these books as a kid.  So who knows how this will turn out.

Excitement: 2.5
Reason: Bradley Cooper has totally transformed into this role.  Looks like it could be intense.  

January 23rd:
Strange Magic, The Boy Next Door, Mortdecai, Black Sea, Black or White, Red Army, and Against the Sun
Excitement: 3
Reason:  I really enjoy movies that play with the things in the news.  This movie is about a teacher who decides to sleep with the next door neighbor.  After she comes to her senses he stalks her and looks like it could be a good suspense movie as well.

January 30th:
The Loft, Project Almanac, Alien: Outpost, Coming Home

Excitement: 3
Reason: Karl Urban and James Marsden start in a suspense thriller.  A group of guys share a loft and when they return to it they find a dead women inside.  But who did it and why???

Top Five Movies Im looking forward to:
1. Inherent Vice
2. Selma
3. The Boy Next Door
4. The Loft
5. American Sniper

Top Five Performances I'm looking forward to:
1. Joaquin Phoenix- Inherent Vice
2. Tim Roth- Selma
3. Bradley Cooper- American Sniper
4. Jennifer Lopez- The Boy Next Door
5. Karl Urban- The Loft

Summary of the Previous Month:

  I was really busy last month so I couldn't see a whole lot of films.  

1. Top Five
2. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
3. Into the Woods
4. Exodus: Gods and Kings

And my favorite performances...

1. Rosario Dawson- Top Five
2. Martin Freeman- The Hobbit: TBOTFA
3. Emily Blunt- Into the Woods
4. Issac Andrews- Exodus:Gods and Kings
5. Chris Rock- Top Five

   Well I'm looking forward to this year!!!  Hopefully its as good as last year was.

Thank you for reading 


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