Mark’s Most Remarkable Movies of 2015: Vacation, Inside Out & The Visit

Mark’s Most Remarkable Movies of 2015: Vacation, Inside Out & The Visit

What a year it’s been for movies.  I’ve always given my opinion on movies, to anyone who’ll listen, but this year I’ve seen more movies than ever before.  I think the very fact that I saw so many made me change the way I look at them.  I’d like to give you what I think was the most remarkable movies of 2015.  

Think of it as my very own award show.  Only movies I’ve reviewed are eligible for this.  That way I know what I’m talking about and also if you’re curious you can go see what I thought in depth.  I’ll give you a small list of movies in each category, you see if you can guess which one I think wins.

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Victor Frankenstein: A Gorgeous & Gruesome Tribute to The Frankenstein Mythos [Review]

Victor Frankenstein: A Gorgeous & Gruesome Tribute to The Frankenstein Mythos [Review]

It’s always a pleasure to see a film remind us of what the medium is good at.  Film is visual.  Writing is important of course (I’ll get to that in a minute) but movies are there to be SEEN.  This movie was breathtaking from beginning to end.  I’ve noticed a cheat lately on films where the first half hour is gorgeous and the rest could be made for TV.  Spectre was bad for this.  Not Victor Frankenstein though – this film was every bit as consistently beautiful as Crimson Peak and The Last Witch Hunter.  Though cards on the table, I’m a sucker of Victorian England stuff, so Victor Frankenstein going to get a lot more love from me than perhaps it deserves.

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