By Henry Wong
The year 2015 has been a great year for movies so far as seen with the successes of Furious 7, Pitch Perfect 2, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and even Fifty Shades of Grey. With seven months still left in the year, more great movies are sure to come.
Poltergeist – May 22 – A remake of the classic 1982 horror film produced by Steven Spielberg. When the youngest daughter of a suburban family becomes haunted by evil forces, a paranormal expert is sought to save her before she disappears.
Jurassic World – June 12 – Taking place 22 years after Jurassic Park, a fully functional park is made on Isla Nublar and has over 20,000 guests per day until the park decides to make a genetically modified hybrid dinosaur to boost revenue and the lives of everyone on the park become endangered.
Terminator Genisys – July 1 – Arnold Schwarzenegger is back in a continuation of the most successful robot movie franchises of all time. Kyle Reese is sent back to 1984 to change the course of history and stop the Terminators from ever taking over.
Ant-Man – July 17 – First appearing in a 1962 Marvel comic, Scott Lang must now help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, pull off a heist to save the world on the big screen while keeping secret his suit that helps him decrease in size but increase in strength.
Mr. Holmes – July 17 – Ian McKellen stars as a now retired Sherlock Holmes who seeks his housekeeper’s young son, Roger, to help him solve the still unsolved case that caused his retirement before his time runs out.
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation – July 31 – Tom Cruise is back as Ethan Hunt in what is to be the fifth movie in the series. The IMF no longer exists and a new undercover organization known as the Syndicate emerges. It is made up of highly trained operatives and commits ruthless terrorist attacks the IMF once worked to prevent.
Fantastic 4 – August 7 – After the not so successful 2005 release of the Marvel comic, director Josh Trank has decided to give the series a second chance. Four individuals gain extraordinary powers after visiting an alternate universe and must work together to save Earth from an unexpected enemy.
Spectre – November 6 – This is the next installment in the James Bond series. Bond, played by Daniel Craig, is on a mission to stop a mysterious evil organization and keep the British Secret Service from being shut down.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 – November 20 – The last film in the movie series adapted from the best-selling books by Suzanne Collins. Katniss and her closest friends join together after leaving District 13 to launch an assassination attempt on President Snow.
Star Wars: Ep. VII – December 18 – Possibly one of the most anticipated movies of the year, this continuation of one of the most successful movie series of all time takes place 30 years after where Return of the Jedi left off.
Remakes, sequels, and new blockbusters are all movies to watch this year. Both older and younger generations will enjoy these movies whether it be through reviving old memories through remakes or creating new ones for younger generations.