Scott and Stephen Holden. (previous page) 0–9. (Read the review. “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” This emotionally explosive drama set in San Francisco in 1976 centers on a sexually curious 15-year-old budding cartoonist who has an affair with the boyfriend of her mother (Kristen Wiig). “The End of the Tour” (James Ponsoldt), Widely misunderstood as a biopic about the novelist David Foster Wallace, Mr. Ponsoldt’s film is a comedy of journalistic bad manners and a bitter, knowing satire of the machinery of literary fame. “The Kindergarten Teacher” (Nadav Lapid), This quiet, intense Israeli film unfolds like a psychological thriller. (Read the review. Michael B. Jordan, as Adonis Johnson, Rocky’s protégé (and the illegitimate son of his onetime rival and long-lost friend, Apollo Creed), continues his emergence as one of the vital movie stars of our moment. “The Martian” With its red-rock buttes and mesas, Ridley Scott’s deeply satisfying space western both draws from an enduring genre and his own Pantheon legacy. In case it’s been a while since high school English class, or since you’ve watched previous film adaptations of “Macbeth” by Roman Polanski or Orson Welles: In 11 th-Century Scotland, the great warrior Macbeth, Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from three witches that he will be king someday. The Revenant. ), 3. 13. The Iranian dissident filmmaker, posing as a (barely competent) Tehran cabdriver, stages a sly, pseudo-documentary inquiry into the paradoxes of cinema and the contradictions of everyday life under authoritarian rule. In “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Charlize Theron’s character, Furiosa, is an authoritative road warrior. A modern fable. ", "Khamoshiyaan, Mr X and Hamari Adhuri Kahaani release dates announced! The Golden Globe nominations were announced on Thursday. On a deeper level, “Carol” is a quietly revolutionary film that examines the erotic subtexts buried in “women’s pictures” starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, whose eyes also blazed with fury and desire. Christy Lemire December 04, 2015. (Read the review. What follows are my favorite moving pictures of 2015 and another 10 miscellaneous notes on the year. 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Mr. Rivette’s mischievous ramble through Paris, French literature and a handful of perennial philosophical puzzles (What is the nature of reality? You might think that our love of lists could be pinned on the Ten Commandments, but Umberto Eco says otherwise. “Results” (Andrew Bujalski)“Welcome to Me” (Shira Piven), A pair of post-mumblecore comedies about self-realization and its limits. 16. Also the best recent eco-feminist-socialist allegory that isn’t a novel by Margaret Atwood. 1 Nomination. ), Two terrifically entertaining, ensemble-driven, fact-based procedurals about appalling crimes and the institutions — the Roman Catholic Church and Wall Street banks — that allowed corruption to fester. It was produced by Legendary Pictures and is being distributed by Universal Pictures. The bulk of the film is set inside the brain of young Riley (Kaitlyn Dias), who's depressed about her mom and dad's decision to move them from Minnesota to San Francisco, separating her from her friends.Riley's emotions are determined by the interplay of five overtly "cartoonish" characters: Joy (Amy Poehler), a slender sprite-type who looks a little bit like Tinkerbell without the wings; Sadness … ), 5. “Truth” Cate Blanchett, playing the former CBS “60 Minutes” producer Mary Mapes in this docudrama about the scandal nicknamed “Rathergate,” is as fierce here as in “Carol.” This character’s driving force isn’t passion but career ambition. Sicario was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the … 1 … How do we know what we know? The true story begins in the newsroom of The Boston Globe in 2001, when a team of reporters starts looking into a possible cover-up by the Boston Archdiocese of widespread sexual abuse of children by priests. Viola Davis spoke out, as did Jennifer Lawrence, who went public about making less than her male co-stars. Portuguese. (Read the review), 7. Stationed behind a Manhattan department store counter, Ms. Mara’s demure character, Therese, can’t resist such devouring scrutiny, and a forbidden passion ignites. (Read the review. (Read the reviews of “The Assassin” and “Mad Max: Fury Road.”), 2. “The Big Short” More incisive than “The Wolf of Wall Street,” which shamelessly glamorized the gluttonous excesses of Wall Street thieves, this serious, fact-based farce is adapted from Michael Lewis’s account of the bursting of the housing market bubble. ... the kind of guy who enjoys keeping those around him uninformed. NYFF 2016; Schedule. The Hateful Eight. Consigli per la visione: Ragazzi +13 1. The film is distributed by Red Chillies Entertainment. Like a lot of critics, I chafe against the arbitrariness of lists even as I recognize their utility. The film had a limited release in the United States across five theatres in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco on 4 December 2015, before expanding theatres on 11 December. Macbeth premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on 23 May 2015 and was released in the United Kingdom on 2 October 2015 and in France on 18 November. (Read the review. Votes: 849,461 | Gross: $154.06M. “45 Years” makes palpable the sadness of aging. 20. ), 10. The main character in Marielle Heller’s “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” set in 1970s California, is a sexually precocious teenager who isn’t punished for her boldness. Two celebrations of the sometimes prickly solidarity among women. “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” (Stanley Nelson)“What Happened, Miss Simone?” (Liz Garbus), These documentaries use the standard tools — archival footage, talking-head interviews, carefully selected musical cues — to write history in the present tense. Working from Phyllis Nagy’s distillation of the Patricia Highsmith novel, he reaffirmed that filmmakers don’t need to generate their own screenplays to be great, a truth many aspiring and established auteurs disregard. It’s a very funny workplace sitcom (with exuberant, touching performances from Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Mindy Kaling and others), an ingenious allegory of psychological development, and an almost unbearably moving and honest defense of the role of sadness in our lives. Is a thriller that goes deep into the cannon of the best of genre film, building up from the visuals a fragmented universe that reflects the tumultuous inner journey of its protagonist. September 25—October 11. (Read the reviews of “Grandma” and “Tangerine.”), 15. George Miller narrates a sequence from his film featuring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult. Inside Out (2015) 372: 20. By Manohla Dargis, A.O. 9. On the Other Hand Here is an estimate of the movies directed by women that were released by major studios this year: Warner Bros. (five! Tweet. ), This journey into the mind and feelings of an 11-year-old-girl may be Pixar’s wildest adventure yet. Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel use the conventions of the buddy movie to perfect a new subgenre: the frenemy film. Del Toro has a very different … THE VATICAN TAPES follows the ultimate battle between good and evil- God versus Satan. Because the political establishment has pocketed all the money for repairs, nothing can be done. But in “Carol,” the female gaze, typically turned on men, is directed from one woman to another without shame or punishment. Share Twitter Facebook. The Best 2010s Horror Movie 'Crimson Peak' — Favorite Character Poster. English. Dodici mesi di emozioni bianconere racchiusi in 12'. This list may not reflect recent changes . This is a list of Bollywood films that were released in 2015. ", "Bollywood Box Office Report Of The Week: 3rd September 2015", "Rahat Fateh Ali Khan song for 'Meeruthiya Gangsters' unveiled", "4 films in theatres this Friday: Who will win? Now streaming on: Powered by JustWatch. “Carol” (Todd Haynes)“Anomalisa” (Charlie Kaufman/Duke Johnson) (Read the review of “Carol.”). On the surface, this screen adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel “The Price of Salt” is a period lesbian soap opera set in the early 1950s. “Brooklyn” The screen adaptation of Colm Toibin’s novel, directed by John Crowley, has an incandescent performance by Saoirse Ronan as a smart, determined Irish girl who in the early 1950s leaves her small town to cross the Atlantic and settle in Brooklyn, where she finds first love. 15. Leviathan. Zoom is a 2015 live-action/animated comedy-drama film directed by Pedro Morelli and starring Gael Garcia Bernal, Alison Pill and Mariana Ximenes. 19. (Kurzel’s version actually … Mr. Bujalski’s is a flawless screwball triangle (with Guy Pearce, Cobie Smulders and Kevin Corrigan as the sides) masquerading as an easygoing hangout with the oddballs of Austin, Tex. The big hearted) is a 2015 Indian Hindi -language romantic action comedy film produced by Gauri Khan and directed by Rohit Shetty. He considers intelligence as a tool to an upper hand. to talk about discrimination in the industry not just openly but also loudly. By contrast, five out of 20 female-driven stories topped the international market, which accounts for some 70 percent of the industry’s revenue. ), 7. Paul Weitz narrates a sequence from his film “Grandma,” featuring Lily Tomlin and Sam Elliott. (Read the review. James Vanderbilt narrates a sequence from “Truth,” featuring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford. Andrew Bujalski narrates a sequence from his film featuring Cobie Smulders. Since I can never stop at 10 — how could I, when something like 900 movies were released in North American theaters? Even Better In October, The Los Angeles Times reported that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was investigating gender discrimination in the industry, just as the American Civil Liberties Union requested state and federal agencies do after it conducted its own inquiry. Here's why", "Second Hand Husband review: Govinda's daughter Tina Ahuja disappoints", "Bollywood Box Office Report Of The Week", "BAJRANGI BHAIJAAN is still dominating the box-office", "Shriya Saran to play Ajay Devgn's wife in the Drishyam remake", "BROTHERS (2015) Movie Trailer: WARRIOR Remake Spins a New Story", "After 'Jagga Jasoos', 'Phantom', Katrina Kaif to Feature in 'Raajneeti 2'? The Guardian film team’s favourite movies released in the UK in 2015, counting down to the best of the year (Read the review), 5. 10. Mehdi A.G. Mohamed, left, and Layla Walet Mohamed in “Timbuktu.”, Sadness, left, Fear, in back, Anger, Disgust and Joy in “Inside Out.”. Another 26 Favorites — because why not? Directed by Tom McCarthy, it has an extraordinary ensemble cast. (Read the review. Mya Taylor, left, and Kitana Kiki Rodriguez in “Tangerine.”, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution”. It is furiously alive. Trivia The film was the second Leonardo DiCaprio film released in China after Titanic (1997)'s 2012 3D release. Most Anticipated Film: Fall 2015 Edition. (Read the review. ", "Ayushmann Khurrana's Hawaizaada to release on January 30, 2015! ), 5. (Read the review. A rabidly modern movie. And the brave new world of downloads (a.k.a. “Escobar: Paradise Lost” suffers from the same problem as “My Week with Marilyn,” “Me and Orson Welles” and “The Last King of Scotland,” three films that also chose to capture legendary figures through the eyes of a relatable innocent. The film follows the reporters onto the streets as they methodically uncover the devastating truth, which led to the downfall of Cardinal Bernard Law. electronic sell-through) — well, tune in next year. “Bridge of Spies” Years ago, Steven Spielberg entered the ranks of Pantheon Directors, to borrow the most exalted category in Andrew Sarris’s taxonomic “The American Cinema” — and there he remains. Crimson Peak is a 2015 American gothic romance film directed by Guillermo del Toro and written by del Toro and Matthew Robbins.The film stars Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Charlie Hunnam, and Jim Beaver.The story, set in Victorian era England, follows an aspiring author who travels to a remote Gothic mansion in the English hills with her new husband and his sister.There, she must … Directed by Denis Villeneuve. Ms. Blanchett and Ms. Mara play the year’s most believable and compelling screen lovers. Sicario ([si.ˈka.ɾjo], Spanish for "Hitman") is a 2015 American action-thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve, written by Taylor Sheridan and starring Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, and Josh Brolin.The film follows a principled FBI agent who is enlisted by a government task force to bring down the leader of a powerful and brutal Mexican drug cartel. From film school reject to Hollywood legend, IMDb takes an in-depth look at Steven Spielberg's career so far, and … Rolling Stone's Greatest Horror Movies of the 21st Century. (Read the review of “Spotlight.”), A meditation on love, loss and the meaning of life. “Carol” This is the first movie that Todd Haynes directed that doesn’t have his name on it as a writer. Ms. Piven surveys the darker territory of mental illness and daytime television. His portrait of life under jihadi rule in northern Mali is brutal and shocking, but also gentle, generous and surprisingly funny. Soon after, the director Alex Proyas and Lionsgate apologized for the lack of diversity in the cast in their new movie “Gods of Egypt.”. “’71,” “Amy,” “Anomalisa,” “Blackhat,” “Chi-Raq,” “Ex Machina,” “Experimenter,” “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem,” “The Good Dinosaur,” “The Great Man,” “Inside Out,” “Joy,” “Lost Landscapes of Los Angeles,” “Magic Mike XXL,” “Office,” “Results,” “The Revenant,” “Seymour: An Introduction,” “Shaun the Sheep Movie,” “Spy,” “Straight Outta Compton,” “Tangerine,” “Timbuktu,” “Trainwreck,” “White God” and “The Wolfpack.”. The 87th Academy Awards | 2015. ), 4. Plot. “The Kindergarten Teacher” In his tough, weird knockout, the Israeli director Nadav Lapid spins the story of a teacher’s obsession with a child poet to create a savage portrait of fanaticism and its costs. Now streaming on: Powered by JustWatch. Online Schedule; Download the Brochure; Lineup. The relationship between them is perhaps best summed up in this poem by William Blake, called “The Clod and the Pebble”: Love seeketh not itself to please,Nor for itself hath any care,But for another gives its ease,And builds a Heaven in Hell’s despair. 14. Watching Del Toro's films is a pleasure because his vision is evident in every frame. “Carol” Cate Blanchett’s fiery eyes fixed on Rooney Mara in Todd Haynes’s “Carol” unleash more electricity than any look of love glimpsed in a movie this year. Their wistful tranquillity is upset by news of the death of the husband’s former lover, which awakens sleeping demons of jealousy and insecurity in his wife. ", "Ranbir-Arjun-Jacqueline Starrer Roy's Release Date Out! “We like lists because we don’t want to die,” Mr. Eco also said, which is the best explanation of the listicle that I’ve yet read. Crimson Peak is a 2015 American gothic romance film, directed by Guillermo del Toro and written by del Toro and Matthew Robbins. “Sixty Six” Lewis Klahr’s beautiful compilation of digital short works, which refashion pop culture in a heroic key, played for only one night at the Museum of Modern Art. But his work shows up in cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco, too, so if you’re in the neighborhood, look for his next show. — Lana Wachowski, Anne Fletcher, Dana Nachman, Nancy Meyers, Patricia Riggen); Universal (three — Sam Taylor Johnson, Elizabeth Banks, Angelina Jolie); Disney (one — Niki Caro); Paramount (0); Fox (0); and Sony (0). Dog people and Lou Reed fans will be especially susceptible (I plead guilty on both counts), but anyone who ever had a heart is likely to succumb to Ms. Anderson’s ethereal wisdom and her fierce formal wit. Angelina Jolie, for example, got a lot more money for ‘Maleficent’ than Daisy Ridley did for ‘Star Wars,’ but they’re both women.” (Gee, thanks, Alan!). Main Slate; Shorts Programs; Convergence; Projections; Dorsky/Hiler Retrospective; Revivals; Special Events; Spotlight on Documentary; Talks; Free Friday; Free … Un film profondo e sincero, un film sul cinema e sul rapporto tra realtà e finzione, un film che s'appresta ad essere un manifesto del nostro tempo complesso e problematico. (Read the review.). ", "Varun Dhawan's 'Badlapur' to release on February 20, 2015", "Badmashiyaan jodi Sidhant and Suzanna are fond of each other in real life too", "Arjun, Sugandha coffee to bloom in India & North America on March 6, 2015", "Todays Big Release: Dirty Politics, Hey Bro – NDTV Movies", "Hunterrr trailer: Gulshan Devaiah, the sex addict has all the fun in this adult film! “The Look of Silence” In Joshua Oppenheimer’s sequel to his documentary “The Act of Killing,” a gentle Indonesian optometrist interviews the men who killed his brother in the 1965 genocide, when more than a million people accused of being Communists were slaughtered. But his movie also insists that the only effective and ethically serious way to oppose fanaticism is with humanism. Mr. Sissako does not humanize violent extremists so much as demonstrate that they already belong to the species and reflect part of our common, tragic nature. Four tremendous performances, from Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Julia Garner and the great Lily Tomlin. Best Picture. Log In Join the NYFF Newsletter. The main characters in Olivier Assayas’s “Clouds of Sils Maria” are complicated, self-determining women beautifully played by Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart. ), 6. Tweet. ), 4. ), Indeed, this could be dubbed “the year of the woman” in film. The film's dialogue was written by Sajid-Farhad and the soundtrack was composed by Pritam. /. Mr. Sissako is both an indispensable political filmmaker and one of the great poets of contemporary cinema. Daddy's Home. Which is to say with irony, with decency and, perhaps above all, with art. (Read the review. Servizio a cura di Teleprima - CasertaPrimaPagina. Clockwise from top left: “The Martian,” “Carol,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Bridge of Spies,” “Inside Out” and “The Big Short.”. 2. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. ), 7. Drammatico, Italia, Francia, Germania 2015. In addition to mustering righteous anger, Mr. McCarthy and Mr. McKay, in very different ways, managed to infuse the routines of modern work (answering phones, typing on keyboards, scrutinizing spreadsheets) with suspense, emotion and moral gravity. (Read the review.). With Santiago Pedrero, Eduardo Sapac, Emiliano Carrazzone, Coni Marino. Most Interesting Apology (tie) On Nov. 18, The Hollywood Reporter disgorged a 1,200-plus word apology for not including any nonwhite performer in its Oscar actress round table. (Read the review), If any movie can bridge the deep racial, generational and class divides in American life — at least for a couple of hours — it would have to be this revival of the ancient “Rocky” franchise. It, too, was set in the 1950s. Filmed on specially adapted iPhones, the movie, written and directed by Sean Baker, is a miracle of economy. Going, Going, Almost Gone Quentin Tarantino shot his latest, “The Hateful Eight,” in 70 millimeter, and the film is slated to play in almost 100 theaters that, like most of rooms across the country, now usually use digital projection. Brian Tallerico September 15, 2015. We are still coping with the damage. More highlights from the year, as chosen by our critics: Television, Pop Music, Classical Music, Classical Albums, Dance, Theater, Art, Books and Performances, Clockwise from top left: “The Martian,” “Carol,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Bridge of Spies,” “Inside Out” and “The Big Short.”, Clockwise from top left: Aidan Monaghan/Twentieth Century Fox Film; Wilson Webb/The Weinstein Company; Jasin Boland/Warner Bros. Pictures; Jaap Buitendijk/DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox Film; Disney/Pixar; Jaap Buitendijk/Paramount Pictures. Mendes opens the film with an incredible, five-minute opening shot following Bond as he makes his way through the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City. Language. Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center. Durata 106 Minuti. 5. Chang Chen, left, and Zhou Yun in “The Assassin,” directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien. 1. “Girlhood” (Céline Sciamma)“The Diary of a Teenage Girl” (Marielle Heller), Coming of age: in the modern banlieues of Paris and in San Francisco in the 1970s. (Read the review. During an … In the era of Black Lives Matter, the stories of the Black Panthers and the jazz singer and activist Nina Simone could hardly be more relevant. (Read the review. In this same interview, Alan F. Horn, the chairman of the Walt Disney Studios, tried to make it simple: “There are variables that do affect what one pays any performer. The film critics of The New York Times — Manohla Dargis, A. O. Scott and Stephen Holden — share their picks for the best movies of the year. 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