So far, 2015 has been a great year for movies from all genres including animation, fantasy, comedy and drama. Many great films like "Ant-Man", "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and "Paper Towns", are expected to hit the theatres before the commencement of the next year, making 2015 a memorable year for great movies.
Seeing as we are right in the middle of 2015, we thought it apt to list the best movies that have released so far.
- Inside Out (Released on 19 June)
With an unbelievably high ratings among critics, this Pixar venture is right up among the animation classics. After showing off her talents in SNL's Weekend Update and "Parks and Recreation", Amy Porhler has now earned worldwide credit as a brilliant voice artist as well. Many publications have listed "Inside Out" was one of the best movies of the year.
IMDB rating: 8.8; Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
- Kingsman: The Secret Service (Released on 13 February)
Starring Academy Award Colin Firth, "Kingsman: The Secret Service", is the story of a poor, young Londoner (Taron Egerton), who is recruited into a secret spy agency's ultra-competitive training programme, just as a twisted tech genius poses threat to the world.
IMDB rating : 7.9/10; Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
- What We Do in the Shadows (Released on 13 February)
Based on a 2006 short-film of the same name, this horror comedy film, about a group of vampires who live together, is a smart, fresh and funny re-imagination on any vampire movie of recent times.
IMDB rating: 7.6/10; Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
- Ex Machina (Released on 21 January)
The British science fiction thriller is a clever take on men and machines. Many critics have applauded it for being "uncommonly engaging", for a sci-fi.
IMDB rating: 7.8; Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
- Mad Max: Fury Road (released on 15 May)
The fourth film of Mad Max franchise starring Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy, on top of being a brilliantly written film, is also being applauded for the deep undercurrent of feminism. The lead character of Furiosa, who is a strong dominant female, is accompanied by another women, who depict different forms of the female persona.
IMDB rating: 8.5/10; Rotten Tomatoes: 98%
If there are any amazing films from the first half of 2015 that we have missed, let us know in the comments section below.