As 2015 comes to an end I thought I would reflect on my movie going experiences for the past year. This is Part 1 of my movie wrap up…..
The 2015 Witty Whittier Movie Awards!!!!
Part 2 will include my Best and Worst of the Year Lists. That will be available December 31, 2015.

A couple of fun stats:
I saw 206 movies this year.
The Movie I saw the Most Times in the Theatre: McFarland (10)
Movie Theatres I Go to the Most: Cineplex Silver City Ottawa (51), Cineplex South Keys (32) Cineplex Lansdowne VIP (26)
Movies I saw at TIFF 2015:  (35 films in 10 days)
Most Movies I saw in a Theatre in One Day:  5
Movies I Gave an A+ rating to: (0)
Movies I Gave an F rating to: (1)
My Top 3 Movie Going Months: September (44), January (19),  December (17),

And now, The Awards!!!!!!

Best Male Performance: Eddie Redmayne ‘The Danish Girl’
Runner Up: Al Pacino ‘Danny Collins’

Best Female Performance: Brie Larsen ‘Room’
Runner Up: Sarah SIlverman  ‘I Smile Back’

Best Supporting Prop: Bryce Dallas Howard’s High Heels in ‘Jurassic Word’

Sequel That Was Better Than the Original: ‘Magic Mike XXL’
Sequel That Wasn’t: Ted 2

Actress with the Best Agent: Alicia Vikander who was in ‘Ex-Machina’, ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’, ‘The Danish Girl’ and ‘Burnt’
Runner Up: Judy Greer who was in ‘Addicted to Fresno’, ‘Grandma’, ‘Ant-Man’, ‘Jurassic World’, ‘Entourage’, and ‘Tomorrowland’

Most Overrated: Tie: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’/’Brooklyn’

Best Movie for People of a Certain Age: ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’

Movie That Shows Eli Roth is a Decent Filmmaker: ‘Knock, Knock’
Movie That Shows Maybe He isn’t: ‘The Green Inferno’

Worst Movie Trailer: (Gives the entire movie away) ‘The Perfect Guy’
Runner Up: ‘The Age of Adelaine’

Best Movie that Actually Should Be Seen in 3D: ‘The Walk’

The ‘My Career Isn’t Over Yet’ Award: M Night Shyamalan for ‘The Visit’

The ‘I Hope There is a Sequel’ Award: ‘Kingsman’

The ‘I Think I Have a Crush on You’ Award: Nicole Kidman in ‘Secret in Their Eyes’, Kate WInslet in ‘The Dressmaker’ and Anne Hathaway in….Anything!

The ‘Ok, Now I have to go to the Gym’ Award: Sean Pean in ‘Gunman’

3 Reasons to be Proud of Canadian Movies: ‘Preggoland’, ‘Hyena Road’, ‘My Internship in Canada’

The ‘Thank You For Not Ruining the Franchise’ Award: JJ Abrams for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The ‘You Ruined The Franchise’ Award: Gregory Plotkin for ‘Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension’

The ‘You Better Be Nice to People in High School’ Award: ‘The Gift’

The Bring Kleenex, You’ll Cry Award: ‘Miss You Already’/’McFarland’

Comeback of the Year: Sylvester Stallone ‘Creed’
Runner Up: Nick Nolte ‘Walk i the Woods’