7 Best Movies of 2015 So Far - Rolling Stone
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7 Best Movies of 2015 So Far

From postapocalyptic sequels to Pixar movies, Rolling Stone’s film critic picks first half of the year’s must-sees

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Joy from 'Inside Out' and Charlize Theron in 'Mad Max.'

Disney/Pixar; Warner Bros.

Where did the time go? The first six months of the movie year have rushed by resulting in the biggest movie opening of all-time (Jurassic World), two smash sequels (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Furious 7), successful crapola (Fifty Shades of Grey, San Andreas) and fat flops from first-rate filmmakers — the Wachowskis' Jupiter Ascending, Brad Bird's Tomorrowland, Neill Blomkamp's Chappie, Cameron Crowe's Aloha, and Michael Mann's Blackhat. Which begs the question: Has 2015 produced any movies so far that could be fairly categorized as award-caliber or memorably good? I couldn't get to 10 — but here's a solid seven.

In This Article: Charlize Theron, Documentary, Pixar


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