I have three-year-old twins, which explains the low number of films and many of my choices. I went off the release year. For example, I feel like I saw Only Lovers Left Alive this year, but it is listed as a 2014 release so I didn't count it even though I thought it was great. The same with The Loft, even though it would have been the worst.
  1. The Martian
    Intelligent, interesting, and exciting. Damon carried the weight of acting solo beautifully. This was the best movie I saw this year.
  2. Inside/Out
    Thanks to the twins, I have seen this 20 times and it is still good. Well written and creative.
  3. Ex Machina
    I just saw this, so I may be rating it a bit high, but I loved it. Creepy and intelligent.
  4. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
    A fun return to the Franchise although I have a hard time figuring out how the Republic, the First Order, and The Resistance fit together.
  5. Ant-Man
    Great people and a coherent plot compared to most comic book movies. So creative visually too.
  6. Avengers: Age Of Ultron
    Not perfect by a long shot, but still has a lot of solid action and humor. Spader was great.
  7. Kingsman: The Secret Service
    A fun movie, but not very memorable.
  8. The Peanuts Movie
    A little slow and slight, but it does a great job of capturing the spirit of the comic.
  9. The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 2
    There were some cool action scenes but overall it differs from the book thematically. Which eliminated a lot of the best and darkest qualities in the books.
  10. Home
    The vocal talent saves this from being tedious.
  11. Shaun the Sheep
    I like the show, but the movie just can't sustain the fun for an hour and a half.
  12. Krampus
    This movie needed to be funnier or scarier.
  13. Spectre
    Can we go back to fun Bond now?
  14. Crimson Peak
    A Doctor Who episode without the fun of Doctor Who.
  15. Jurassic World
    I got bored halfway through and went to bed. Jeni spent much of the movie just saying "Morons".