The Best Films Of 2015


Alex Stone, Opinions Editor

2015 brought us an almost endless amount of amazing films. Here are 8 of the pictures that really stood out.

Avengers: Age Of Ultron

(Pg-13) Action/Adventure  Joss Whedon

Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

When Tony Stark (Downey Jr.) and Bruce Banner’s (Ruffalo) peacekeeping program Ultron becomes evil, it’s up to the Avengers to defeate him and save planet earth.

Inside Out

(PG) Animation/Adventure  Pete Docter and Ronnie Del Carmen

Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling


When Riley and her family move to San Francisco her emotions, Fear, Joy, Sadness, Anger, and Disgust, have to successfully lead Riley through her new town, home, and school.

Jurassic World

(Pg-13) Action/Sci-Fi Colin Trevorrow

Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Judy Greer


A new park is built upon the ruins of Jurassic Park. The park is thriving, until it’s latest attraction escapes, wreaking havoc on the park.

Mad Max: Fury Road

(R) Action/Sci-Fi George Miller

Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz

In post-apocalyptic Australia, a group of freed prisoners accompanied by other drifters rebel against an insane ruler.

Pitch Perfect 2

(PG-13) Comedy/Music Elizabeth Banks

Anna Kendrick, Reble Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow

After an embarrassing performance, the Barden Bellas must prove themselves in an international competition, or lose their right to preform.

Straight Outta Compton

(R) Biography/Music F. Gary Grey

O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr.

The biographical account of the creation of the iconic rap group N.W.A. follows the trials and tribulations the group faced, along with the immense impact they made.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

(PG-13) Adventure/Sci-Fi Francis Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson

The last film of The Hunger Games franchise, Katniss Everdeen must bring the districts together to lead a revolution against President Snow.

The Martian

(PG-13) Adventure/Sci-Fi Ridley Scott

Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kirstin Wiig, Kate Mara

When he is mistakenly left for dead on Mars, Mark Watney must find a way to survive on the harsh planet, and let his team know he’s alive.