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The best and worst films of 2015

Everybody's got a list, and I'm no exception. Here are the best and worst films of 2015, in my honest opinion.

Dan's Review: Lawrence is best reason to see "Joy"

Jennifer Lawrence is back with writer-director David O. Russell and his usual ensemble for Joy, the true story of a strong woman who found success in a mop.

Dan's Review: Tough issues tackled in "Concussion"

Will Smith stars in Concussion, the true story of the man who shed light on the effects of head injuries in the NFL.

Dan's Review: Nothing new in "Daddy's Home"

Will Ferrell an mark Walhberg play a stepfather and biological father at odds for the love of their children in Daddy's Home, yet another zany Ferrell-esque comedy.

Dan's Review: Vikander overshadows Redmayne in "The Danish Girl"

Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander star in The Danish Girl, a fictionalized story of the first person to undergo sexual reassignment surgery.

Dan's Review: Bitter laughs aplenty in "The Big Short"

Christian Bale, Steve Carrell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt star as financial outsiders who saw the housing collapse of 2007-08 coming and profited from it in The Big Short.

Utah Film Critics Award "Mad Max" as best of 2015

The Utah Film Critics Association awarded Mad Max: Fury Road as best film of 2015 on Dec. 21. The group also gave acting honors to Brie Larson, Leonardo DiCaprio Rose Byrne and Sylvester Stallone.

Dan's Review: "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is everything you hoped it would be, and more

It's the most anticipated film sequel ever, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens does not disappoint.

Dan's Review: "In The Heart of the Sea" a great adventure

Chris Hemsworth stars as a first mate on doomed ship's encounter with a great whale that inspired Herman Melville's Moby Dick.

Dan's Review: "Macbeth" is great Shakespeare

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard star in Justin Kurzel's inventive adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic Macbeth.





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