Star Fleet and the USS Enterprise have appeared in countless TV spinoffs and reboots, films and their reboots, film spoofs, conventions and Comic-Coms, Star Trek has not only endured for 50 years, it has flourished. Happy 5-0.
The 88th Academy Awards are history for more than one reason. There were highs and lows, upsets and surprises. The point about the need for more opportunity among women and people of color was made. Now where will the film industry go from here?
With 2016 rapidly upon us, it’s time for a look back at the films of 2015. All in all, a good year. With many more films yet to see, it’s time to commit: My list of the flicks that inspired, moved and challenged me in 2015.
It was a year of riches for this theater fan. Wowed, challenged, perplexed and rewarded more often than I could have imagined. Isn’t that what theater should do? My 10 best of 2015, plus a few more worth noting.