Everything I wrote in 2015

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    Everything I published, anyway. There’s a lot to read here! Better get started!

    Movie reviews:
    The 33
    ’71
    99 Homes
    Adult Beginners
    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip
    Ant-Man
    Avengers: Age of Ultron
    Balls Out
    The Big Short
    Blackhat
    Black Mass
    By the Sea
    Cooties
    Cop Car
    Creed
    The D Train
    Dope
    Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
    The Duff
    The Duke of Burgundy
    Entourage
    Ex Machina
    Experimenter
    Far from the Madding Crowd
    Fifty Shades of Grey
    Focus
    Furious Seven
    The Gallows
    Get Hard
    The Good Dinosaur
    Goodnight Mommy
    Goosebumps
    Heaven Knows What
    Hotel Transylvania 2
    Hot Pursuit
    Hot Tub Time Machine 2
    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
    Infinitely Polar Bear
    Inside Out
    Insidious: Chapter 3
    In the Heart of the Sea
    It Follows
    Jem and the Holograms
    Joy
    Jupiter Ascending
    Jurassic World
    Kingsman: The Secret Service
    Knock Knock
    Krampus
    The Last Witch Hunter
    The Lazarus Effect
    Learning to Drive
    Legend
    Love the Coopers
    Madame Bovary
    Mad Max: Fury Road
    Magic Mike XXL
    Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation
    Night Owls
    Once I Was a Beehive
    Our Brand Is Crisis
    The Overnight
    Pawn Sacrifice
    Point Break
    Poltergeist
    The Revenant
    Run All Night
    San Andreas
    The Scorch Trials
    Self/less
    Seventh Son
    Sinister 2
    Sisters
    SPECTRE
    Spy
    The Stanford Prison Experiment
    Star Wars: The Force Awakens
    Steve Jobs
    Strangerland
    Taken 3
    Ted 2
    Tomorrowland
    Trainwreck
    True Story
    Trumbo
    Unexpected
    Unfinished Business
    Unfriended
    Vacation
    Victor Frankenstein
    The Visit
    The Voices
    We Are Still Here
    The Wedding Ringer
    What We Do in the Shadows
    Wild Horses
    Z for Zachariah

    Comedy laff-laff chuckle pieces:
    The Pitch Meeting for ‘Unfinished Business’ [Complex]
    The Film Festival Blurb Generator [Movie Mezzanine]
    Love and Sects [Snide Remarks]
    Bake Me to Church [Snide Remarks]
    Eric D. Snider: Boy Journalist [Snide Remarks]
    Eric D. Snider: Boy Journalist (Part 2) [Snide Remarks]

    General movie stuff:
    11 Forgotten Sundance Gems You Can Watch Right Now [The Week]
    Kevin Hart’s Film Performances, Ranked [Complex]
    14 Directors Who Did Complete 180s Between Movies [Complex]
    ‘Spy’ Is Surprisingly Progressive [The Week]
    ‘Dangerous Men’ and John S. Rad [Vanity Fair]
    ‘The Hunger Games’ by the Numbers [Vanity Fair]
    2015 Movies: The Miscellaneous Data [Thrillist]

    Celebrating anniversaries:
    ‘Stuart Saves His Family’ at 20 [Vanity Fair]
    ‘Lambada’ vs. ‘The Forbidden Dance’: The bizarre Hollywood rivalry that spawned two legendary flops [The Week]
    40 Things That Wouldn’t Have Happened Without ‘Jaws’ [Vanity Fair]
    You’re Old: ‘Pee-wee’s Big Adventure’ Came Out 30 Years Ago [Movies.com]
    You’re Old: ‘The Usual Suspects’ Came Out 20 Years Ago [Movies.com]
    You’re Old: ‘Bring It On’ Came Out 15 Years Ago [Movies.com]
    Remember When ‘The Running Man’ Foreshadowed ‘The Hunger Games’? [Movies.com]
    Remember When the Supergirl Movie Made Us Think We’d Never See a Supergirl TV Show? [Movies.com]
    Remember When ‘The Crying Game’ Did the Impossible by Keeping Its Secret a Secret? [Movies.com]
    Remember When ‘Edward Scissorhands’ Introduced Us to Johnny Depp’s Weirdness? [Movies.com]
    Remember When ‘The Color Purple’ Gave Us Our First Glimpse of ‘Adult’ Spielberg? [Movies.com]

    Mental Floss lists of facts:
    12 Angry Men
    Aliens
    All About Eve
    Amelie
    Bicycle Thieves
    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
    Casino
    Chinatown
    Con Air
    Days of Thunder
    Dog Day Afternoon
    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    Face/Off
    The Fifth Element
    Good Will Hunting
    The Graduate
    High Noon
    The Hunt for Red October
    The Hustler
    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
    Network
    Oldboy
    Once Upon a Time in America
    Platoon
    Raging Bull
    Requiem for a Dream
    Reservoir Dogs
    Singin’ in the Rain
    The Sting
    Sunset Boulevard
    Taxi Driver
    To Kill a Mockingbird
    Unforgiven
    The Usual Suspects
    Weird Science

    Subjects other than movies:
    How Portland’s Neighborhoods Got Their Names [Mental Floss]
    15 Ways ‘Parks and Recreation’ Is Just Like ‘The Simpsons’ [Complex]
    ‘Parks and Recreation’ by the Numbers [Vanity Fair]
    15 Facts of Life About ‘The Facts of Life’ [Mental Floss]

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