The Movie Club
The Movie Club

The 2015 Movie Club

Final entry: “A Valediction Forbidding Mourning for the End of Movie Club.”

Jan. 8 2016 11:00 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 17: In defense of Tom McCarthy’s simple, perfect Spotlight direction. 
Jan. 7 2016 2:42 PMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 15: Anomalisa is a masterpiece, and all that’s at stake is a single human soul.
Jan. 7 2016 11:51 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 13: Mad Max gave me just a little faith that every once in a while a studio might make the right crazy decision.
Jan. 7 2016 7:30 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 11: 25 things that offended me at the movie theater in 2015.
Jan. 6 2016 11:30 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 9: Lava is the worst movie Pixar has ever made.
Jan. 6 2016 7:00 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 7: People of the future will be able to watch The Hateful Eight to understand how screwed up we were in 2015.
Jan. 5 2016 10:30 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 5: In a year of mega-franchises, a 60-year-old Indian trilogy got me my mojo back.
Jan. 4 2016 9:58 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 3: Carol Carol Carol Carol Carol Carol Carol Carol Carol Carol Carol.
Jan. 4 2016 5:57 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 1: Who on earth is Quentin Tarantino making movies for these days?
Jan. 9 2015 11:59 AMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 16: Everything Wes Anderson makes feels touched by human hands.
Jan. 9 2015 7:37 AMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 14: Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper is one of the most mendacious movies of 2014.
Jan. 8 2015 3:00 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 12: O sing ye a ballad, the song of John Wick.
Jan. 7 2015 6:19 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 10: Edge of Tomorrow was great, and I hope Tom Cruise doesn’t do another movie like it for five years.
Jan. 7 2015 12:25 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 8: In praise of Chris Rock’s Top Five, the funniest (and most timely) comedy of the year.
Jan. 6 2015 1:24 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 6: You’ve cornered me into admitting I didn’t find Boyhood’s Ellar Coltrane that interesting.
Jan. 8 2016 9:35 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 16: Sure, let’s think about what the movie version of Hamilton should look like!
Jan. 7 2016 1:08 PMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 14: Inside Out provided my daughter and me our first experience of weeping together over a work of art.
Jan. 7 2016 10:18 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 12: Remember when Age of Ultron was, like, the biggest thing of all time?
Jan. 6 2016 1:00 PMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 10: Victoria should have been the new Run Lola Run, but nobody saw it.
Jan. 6 2016 10:00 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 8: The next time I want to see Jennifer Lawrence play a 40-year-old is 2030.
Jan. 5 2016 12:30 PMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 6: I rolled my eyes so hard at The Revenant.
Jan. 5 2016 5:45 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 4: Creed honors the original Rocky narrative while turning it inside out—and adding some color.
Jan. 4 2016 8:17 AMThe 2015 Movie ClubEntry 2: Spy, Miss You Already, Jem and the Holograms, and other movies snobs dismiss out of hand.
Jan. 9 2015 6:11 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 17: Farewell, Movie Club! Five movies I’m looking forward to in 2015.
Jan. 9 2015 11:15 AMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 15: Complaining about the accuracy of a historical film is a sure sign you don’t know how to watch movies.
Jan. 8 2015 4:08 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 13: Channing Tatum’s backflip in Foxcatcher is only the third-best Channing moment of 2014.
Jan. 8 2015 2:11 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 11: The Marvel movie has become a genre unto itself, banally flattening any other mode absorbed into its spectacle.
Jan. 7 2015 3:51 PMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 9: As grateful as I was to have a superhero movie that wasn’t a superhero movie, WTF was Birdman even about?
Jan. 7 2015 10:02 AMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 7: Everyone sees a little of himself in Boyhood’s Mason. But is he actually a character at all?
Jan. 6 2015 10:55 AMThe 2014 Movie ClubEntry 5: Critics and audiences loved Beyond the Lights. Too bad no one can see it.

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