Recent Favouritesby tbsteele | created - 09 Oct 2014 | updated - 6 months ago | Public
I watch a lot of movies and some TV, so here are my favourites I have seen recently!
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1. Gone Girl (2014)
R | 149 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Votes: 794,608 | Gross: $167.77M
Amazing. I read the novel, and it was perfect. Everything about the movie I loved. Please watch this movie. 10/10
2. Interstellar (2014)
PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.
Votes: 1,368,632 | Gross: $188.02M
I am in awe of this film. It was perfection. I heard so many things about this movie and thought, "Could it really be THAT good?" Um.. yes. It was better. I wish I could give it a bigger rating than 10/10.
3. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.
Votes: 233,129 | Gross: $21.38M
I saw this one in the theatres, and although it came out two years ago, I am always thinking about this movie. I adore it, the plot, the characters, everything. 10/10
4. Short Term 12 (2013)
R | 96 min | Drama
A 20-something supervising staff member of a residential treatment facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.
Votes: 76,346 | Gross: $1.01M
I wasn't expecting to love this movie so much, but I did. It was so heartwarming in a melancholic way. I really recommend this movie if you wish to have the feels. 9/10
5. The Maze Runner (2014)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.
Votes: 397,551 | Gross: $102.43M
Read this as well, and this was a great movie. I was entertained the whole time! Really awesome, action filled movie! 8.5/10
6. Maleficent (2014)
PG | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.
Votes: 324,765 | Gross: $241.41M
I have always loved the character Maleficent ever since I saw Sleeping Beauty when I was a kid. So this lived up to my expectations! 8.5/10
7. I Saw the Devil (2010)
Not Rated | 144 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases.
Votes: 99,000 | Gross: $0.13M
I watch a ton of horror films, but this was one of the more gory ones I've seen lately. Very good storyline, action-filled, and shocking. Great cat and mouse film. 8/10
American Horror Story (2011– )
Monsters Among Us
TV-MA | 61 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
After their mother's murder, conjoined twins Bette and Dot are hired by struggling freak show owner Elsa Mars.
Of course I watched this when it came out after being long anticipated and it was SO freaky. That clown.. wow. 10/10
9. What If (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.
Votes: 66,347 | Gross: $3.45M
Super cute and quirky. Well done. 8/10
10. The Babadook (2014)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Horror
A single mother and her child fall into a deep well of paranoia when an eerie children's book titled "Mister Babadook" manifests in their home.
Votes: 181,857 | Gross: $0.92M
So artistic and beautifully filmed, while having rather dark and eerie subject matter. A perfect "horror" film. 9.5/10
11. Horns (2013)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to find strange horns sprouting from his forehead.
Votes: 72,687 | Gross: $0.16M
Way better than I expected! I loved how dark and twisted it was, while also having some humour to it. 8/10
12. Enemy (2013)
R | 91 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.
Votes: 151,576 | Gross: $1.01M
I just keep loving Jake Gyllenhaal more and more. This movie was amazing, and once you find out the true meaning behind it (I had to do some research and use my English class skills to figure it out) its perfect. 9/10
13. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
R | 180 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
Votes: 1,084,765 | Gross: $116.90M
Okay, this movie was insane start to finish. It took a while for me to agree to watch it for who knows why, but I am so glad I did. 9.5/10
14. It Follows (2014)
R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.
Votes: 193,664 | Gross: $14.67M
Amazing. Nothing what I was expecting! Really quirky, independent, unique, and truly creepy. Like, SUPER creepy. Basically it was a nightmare but I loved it so much. And the music was perfect and a really nice 80's horror homage twist I liked quite a bit. 10/10
15. Whiplash (2014)
R | 106 min | Drama, Music
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Votes: 653,082 | Gross: $13.09M
16. Nightcrawler (2014)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.
Votes: 425,581 | Gross: $32.38M
17. Maps to the Stars (2014)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Votes: 35,999 | Gross: $0.35M
21. Russian Doll (2019– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A cynical young woman in New York City keeps dying and returning to the party that's being thrown in her honor on that same evening. She tries to find a way out of this strange time loop.
24. Midsommar (I) (2019)
R | 147 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Votes: 105,250 | Gross: $27.33M