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Films of 2015 Ranked

Ranked from best to worst, here are all of the 2015 films I saw during 2015. It seems to have been yet another year of nostalgia, where films purposefully count on your connections to the past to dictate your enjoyment of them. In some ways this was successful in creating a memorable experience that may someday, in turn, become its own piece of nostalgia. In other ways, this tried to cash in and/or improve on something that didn't need improving upon. Even worse, and often the case, it fostered unoriginality and made "new" films feel old and stale.

With remakes and sequels galore, and absolutely ruling the box office, there was already some built in nostalgic effects. There was, however, still nostalgic connections being infused into completely original content as well. How far should that envelope of the past be pushed? This year surely put that to the test, and not everyone came out a winner.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    1

  • Sanjay's Super Team

    2

  • Inside Out

    3

  • Crimson Peak

    4

  • Legend

    5

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    6

  • Amy

    7

  • Jupiter Ascending

    8

  • Ant-Man

    9

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    10

  • Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

    11

  • Kung Fury

    12

  • The Peanuts Movie

    13

  • The Forbidden Room

    14

  • Krampus

    15

  • Cinderella

    16

  • The Visit

    17

  • I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

    18

  • Ex Machina

    19

  • Jurassic World

    20

  • Insidious: Chapter 3

    21

  • Spy

    22

  • Monkey Kingdom

    23

  • Woman in Gold

    24

  • A LEGO Brickumentary

    25

  • Get Hard

    26

  • The Good Dinosaur

    27

  • Fantastic Four

    28

  • Poltergeist

    29

  • Home

    30

  • Lavalantula

    31

  • Mortdecai

    32

  • Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe

    33

  • Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!

    34

  • Last Knights

    35

  • Frozen Fever

    36

  • Buddy Hutchins

    37