This year was rather sad: I didn't see any fresh movie (movies I saw first time) above good rating (5/7). That is, there wasn't anything at the excellent level (6/7), never mind a masterpiece (7/7). That also means nothing stood out enough to be labeled best movie of the year. Regardless, there was still much to celebrate. Let's see.
The best production design is in Doubt.
The best cinematography is in Doubt.
Following is the ranking of the best male performances:
- Anthony Hopkins in Red 2
- Tom Wilkinson in Good People
- Geoffrey Rush in The Book Thief
- Michael Shannon in Premium Rush
- Brad Pitt in The Counselor
The best female performance was given by Emily Watson in The Book Thief.
My favorite character is the adoptive father in The Book Thief, played by Geoffrey Rush. He's followed by the charming China Doll in Oz the Great and Powerful, which is about as cute and lovable as characters get. In third place is Valka, the mother of the lead character in How To Train Your Dragon 2.
There was no greater spectacle than Edge of Tomorrow.
The following have the best story concept: