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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