film / tv / politics / social media / lists / web / celeb / pajiba love / misc / about / cbr
film / tv / politics / web / celeb


The Seriously Random Movie Awards of 2015

By Dustin Rowles | Lists | December 31, 2015 |

By Dustin Rowles | Lists | December 31, 2015 |

Disappointment of the YearJurassic World

Most Unlikely Character to Make You Cry — Bing Bong, tritagonist and imaginary friend, Inside Out


The ‘I Fucking Told You So’ Film of the YearFantastic Four

The $618 million worldwide grossing afterthought of 2015: — The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

The ‘It Wasn’t Good but It Wasn’t That Bad’ Film of the YearSpectre

The Amazing, Spectacular But Unfairly Overlooked Because of Star Wars and Mad Max Action Pic of the YearMission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

The ‘Are You Sure? Check Your Math Again’ Box Office Stat of the YearCreed made $100 million less worldwide than Tomorrowland


The ‘Aw, that looks amazing … oh, nevermind, maybe I’ll catch it on Netflix some day’ movie of the year goes toThe Good Dinosaur

The ‘Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen’ Movie of the YearTerminator: Genisys

The ‘Are You Sure Those Sequels Even Came Out’ Movies of the YearMaze Runner: The Scorch Trials and The Divergent: Insurgent

The Unexpected but Pleasant Surprise of the Year — M. Night Shyamalan’s The Visit

The Hiccup in Jake Gyllenhaal’s Quest to Be the Best Actor of his GenerationSouthpaw

The Unnecessary Sequel that No One Asked for Movie(s) of the YearTed 2 and Paul Blart 2

The Best $50 million grossing film almost NO ONE talked about this yearSicario


The Quietest Flops of the YearIn the Heart of the Sea ($22 million domestic on a $100 million budget) and The Seventh Son ($17 million domestic on a $95 million budget)

The ‘Let’s Just Forget that Movie Ever Happened’ Movie of the YearAloha

The Best Movie(s) Completely Ignored by Everyone But CriticsSteve Jobs and 99 Homes

The Taylor Kitsch of 2015 — Chris Hemsworth (In the Heart of the Sea ($22 million) and Blackhat ($8 million))


The Oscar Bait That Couldn’t Catch a FishTrumbo

The Bill Murray Movie We Liked in Theory But Had No Intention of Ever SeeingRock The Kasbah

The Huge Worldwide Hit You’ve Never Heard ofWolf Totem ($202 million worldwide, $210,000 domestic).


The Best Movie You’ll Watch on Netflix in 2016Dope

The Little Indie that Couldn’tMe and Earl and the Dying Girl

The Movie You Keep Telling Yourself to Watch But You Know You Never WillThe End of the Tour (The David Foster Wallace flick)


2015: The Year of the Adult Comedy | Netflix's 'Jessica Jones' Scoffcap

Dustin is the founder and co-owner of Pajiba. You may email him here, follow him on Twitter, or listen to his weekly TV podcast, Podjiba.