2015 December Movies

Star Wars 7 / Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Continuing the Star Wars saga 30 years after the events of Return of the Jedi, Luke Skywalker is missing while the conflict between the First Order and the Resistance reaches a boiling point. Luke’s location and a new devastating galactic superweapon see new heroes embark on a journey to save the Republic and locate the Jedi Master.

The Hateful Eight (2015)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Two bounty hunters in post-Civil War America, who have captured Daisy Domergue (Leigh), and are en route to collect their reward. After they become stranded in a blizzard, they seek shelter at an establishment, where they encounter a collection of colorful individuals where a plot of betrayal and deception unfolds and tensions run high.

The Revenant (2015)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Adventure, Drama

Inspired by true events. In the 1820s, frontiersman Hugh Glass (DiCaprio) sets out on a mission of vengeance against those who left him for dead following a bear mauling.

Point Break (2015)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action

“Inspired by” the 1991 action hit of the same name, Point Break tells the story of FBI agent Johnny Utah (Bracey), who infiltrates a team of extreme sports athletes led by Bodhi (Ramírez). Utah suspects them of being the masterminds behind a string of sophisticated corporate heists.

The Big Short (2015)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Drama

Based on the nonfiction book by Michael Lewis. The film follows four outsiders in the world of finance who were able to predict the housing market collapse of the mid-2000s and profit by taking on the greedy big banks.

Joy (2015)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama

Based on the true story of Joy Mangano (Lawrence), a woman who rises to become the founder and matriarch of a powerful family business empire.

Concussion (2015)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Drama, Sports

Based on the true story of Dr. Bennet Omalu (Smith), the forensic neuropathologist who first discovered CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a deceased pro player.

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama

Based on the incredible true story that inspired the myth of Moby Dick, the film revolves around the crew of a whaling ship, who in 1820 was preyed upon by a sperm whale, leaving them stranded at sea for 90 days thousands of miles away from home.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)

  • Rating: PG
  • -Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy

In a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Theodore, and Simon believe that Dave (Lee) is going to propose to his girlfriend in Miami and dump the chipmunks. They have three days to get to Miami and stop the proposal, saving themselves from losing Dave and possibly gaining a terrible stepbrother.

Daddy’s Home (2015)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Comedy

Mild-mannered radio executive Brad (Ferrell) wants to be the best stepdad he can be to his wife’s two kids. But complications arise when the children’s freeloading and freewheeling biological father Dusty (Wahlberg) arrives, forcing the two dads into a competition for the affection of the kids.

Sisters (2015)

  • Rating: R
  • -Genre: Comedy

Sisters Maura (Poehler) and Jane (Fey) decide to throw one final house party before their parents sell the family home.

Macbeth (2015)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Drama, War

Macbeth (Fassbender), a Thane of Scotland, learns from three witches that he is to become the King of Scotland one day. Consumed by his ambition and spurred to action by his wife (Cotillard), Macbeth murders the king so he can take the throne for himself.

Krampus (2015)

  • Rating: PG-13
  • -Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up summoning a Christmas demon to his family’s home.

Rainbow Six: Siege (2015)

  • Rating: M
  • -Genre: Action

A team of soldiers from various countries and militaries are recruited into an elite counter terrorism unit, headed by someone only known as 6. Their objective is to fight terrorism across the globe. A threat has emerged that targets the Western world and its interests around the world.

Youth (2015)

  • Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • -Genre: Drama

Fred (Caine) and Mick (Keitel) are two old friends on vacation in an elegant hotel at the foot of the Alps. Fred is a retired music composer and conductor; Mick is a film director. The two look with curiosity and tenderness on their children’s lives and the other hotel guests. While Mick is hard at work on the screenplay for what he feels will be his last important film, Fred has no intention of resuming his music career. But someone will stop at nothing to hear him conduct again.