The year wraps up with old franchises making big bucks: some of the highest earners that fit this category don’t make it in this list (Jurassic World and The Avengers: Age of Ultron were decent movies that failed to live up to the high benchmark of earlier films in their series). However, some of the better ones, Mad Max, Star Wars and Mockingjay Part II, offered some of the most enjoyable film events of the year.
If you’ve been following closely for some time, you should know that right before New Year’s, we always fit this little ditty of insider knowledge on our site. If you haven’t guessed from our list of milestones, we like to be transparent. In fact, if you ask us anything, we’re likely to answer you. If we feel like the answer could be a blog post, we tend to publish our answers online.
You might be uncomfortable with the word “Hero.” I know I am. It is such a loaded word normally when I think of it in a political context. Who makes national heroes? Well, politicians. Why? Normally because they have an agenda that they want to push, and they single out people who they see fit the ideology they want to back.