Any movie buff or Hollywood fan’s year would not be complete without grabbing a tub of popcorn and hitting the cinemas to catch the latest flick at least once or twice every month. This year is no different.
The year 2014 introduced many innovative and interstellar movies that redefined cinematic history. From movies that take us to the deepest parts of the universe to exploring the dark side of journalism, it seems that Hollywood is set to give the movie industry a reboot from its usual plot lines and story twists.
It is no secret that movies have divided both the critics and the viewers on their choices. Indie movies are now fairly mixed with mainstream movies and are receiving quite an attention similar to that of their mainstream counterparts. With 2014 coming to a close, it comes as no surprise that 2015 will be ushering even more movies of epic proportions.
Before that happens though, here are the movies that made 2014 one memorable year:
A science fiction movie directed by Christopher Nolan, it follows the story of a team of space explorers that travel through a wormhole in search for Humanity’s new home. The movie was inspired by the work of Theoretical Physicist Kip Thorne, who acted as the film’s scientific consultant and executive producer.
Based on the characters created by Marvel Comics, the movie tells the story of a band of intergalactic criminals who are forced to team up with each other to stop a fanatical warrior from taking over the universe.
This teenage romantic movie focuses on the love between Augustus Waters and Hazel Lancaster. Both teens have different types of cancer and met at a local Cancer Support Group.
This sci-fi film was based on a screenplay adaption from the 2004 Japanese light novel, All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. The film revolves around Major William Cage, who becomes part of a group of soliders designed to kill and experiences time loops in every death he encounters in battle.
Directed by David Fincher, this movie is based on the novel of the same name. Written by Gillian Flynn, the story centers on the mystery about a man whose wife goes missing upon which the suspicions eventually point to him.
Directed by Phil Lord, the movie focuses on an ordinary Lego construction worker who is prophesied to be “Special.” He recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from putting the Lego universe into eternal stand still.
Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, the movie revolves around the story of British mathematician and logician Alan Turing who, during World War II, is hired to crack the Enigma Code.
In a desperate attempt to change history, the X-Men sends Wolverine to the past to prevent doom for both humans and mutants alike.
Inspired from the writings of Stefan Zweig, the movie features the story of a concierge who teams up with one of his fellow employees to prove his innocence after being framed for murder.
The sequel to the highly successful Captain America, this time, the Captain faces head to head with a mysterious assassin named the Winter Soldier while teaming up with Black Widow and Falcon to uncover a conspiracy within the Shield organization.
This movie focuses on the story of Lou Bloom. This driven man is desperate for work and finds himself as an LA crime journalist where he blurs the line between observer and participant to eventually becoming the star of his own story.
Based on the best selling Hunger Games trilogy written by Suzanne Collins, the story revolves around the events following Catching Fire. The movie follows Katniss Everdeen agreeing to unify the rest of the districts against the tyrannical Capitol.
The movie revolves around the story of a washed up actor and his journey to overcome his ego and family trouble as he goes on Broadway to reclaim his past glory.
Ten years following the events of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, the pandemic disease has spread and the apes who have survived it are drawn into battle with a group of human survivors.
This 3D computer-animated film focuses on the story of the young robotics genius named Hiro Hamada. In the movie, he forms a band of superhero team to combat a masked villain.
The movie is set on April 1945. It features a group of Allies who make their final push throughout the battle. The group is composed of an army sergeant named Wardaddy, who takes command of a Sherman tank and a five-member crew out on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.
This is another movie about the lovable cartoon characters turned movie heroes. This time the story centers their efforts to protect New York City from an enemy emerging from the shadows.
Check out some cool moments from a couple of movies mentioned above: