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25 Movies we can't wait to see this year!

In the coming few months, 2015 is going to bring us some quality cinema. Here's a list of 25 movies that we just cannot wait to watch!

Freeheld

Stars : Ellen Page, Julianne Moore, Steve Carell
Director : Peter Sollett
Writer : Ron Nyswaner

New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

We can't wait to see it because... in today's changing times, such stories need to be told more often to remind us of how the LGBT community has had to fight for basic equal rights at every step of their way.

Crimson Peak

Stars : Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Chastain
Director : Guillermo del Toro
Writers : Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Robbins

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds...and remembers. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... Guillermo del Toro never fails to deliver, Mia Wasikowska and Jessica Chastain are really good, and Tom Hiddleston is simply sinful.

Goosebumps

Stars : Jack Black, Amy Ryan, Halston Sage, Odeya Rush
Director : Rob Letterman
Writers : Darren Lemke, Scott Alexander

A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R.L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Greendale, Maryland. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... it's Goosebumps! All the monsters from R.L.Stine's coming to life and teenagers trying to defeat them? This is one throwback trip we do not want to miss!

Suffragette

Stars : Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, Helena Bonham Carter
Director : Sarah Gavron
Writer : Abi Morgan

The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... just watch the trailer. It's pretty clear why we know that this movie is going to be brilliant.

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Carol

Carol

Stars : Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara
Director : Todd Haynes
Writers : Patricia Highsmith (novel), Phyllis Nagy (screenplay)

Set in 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... it's a love story set in the 1950s between Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara! We're already in queue at the theaters for this one!

Victor Frankenstein

Stars : James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica Brown, Andrew Scott
Director : Paul McGuigan
Writers : Max Landis

Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man - and the legend - we know today. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... we'll watch anything with James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe. Jokes apart, it seems like a really interesting take on the classic Frankenstein story!

The Danish Girl

Stars : Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander
Director : Tom Hooper
Writers : Lucinda Coxon, David Ebershoff (novel)

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... this is a truly remarkable story. The fact that it stars the brilliant Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander just makes us even more eager to watch this film.

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Sisters

Sisters

Stars : Amy Poehler, Tina Fey
Director : Jason Moore
Writers : Paula Pell

Two sisters decide to throw one last house party before their parents sell their family home. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... IT'S AMY POEHLER AND TINA FEY!!! We are definitely not going to miss a chance to see these two Queens of Comedy (and life and the universe) together again.

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Stars : Oscar Isaac, Daisy Ridley, Domnhall Gleeson, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
Director : JJ Abrams
Writers : JJ Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan

A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because..... yeah, we're not even going to bother giving a reason for this one. - it's effing Star Wars.

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Macbeth

Macbeth

Stars : Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard
Director L Justin Kurzel
Writers : Jacob Koskoff, Michael Lesslie

Macbeth, a duke of Scotland, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... this one just looks insaaanely good.

About Ray

Stars : Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts, Susan Sarandon
Director : Gaby Dellal
Writers : Nicole Beckwith, Gaby Dellal

After Ray decides to transition from female to male, Ray's mother, Maggie, must come to terms with the decision while tracking down Ray's biological father to get his legal consent. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... It's a story that needs to be told, and with this impressive cast - we can only expect good things to come from it.

The Intern

Stars : Anne Hathaway, Robert De Niro, Drena De Niro
Director : Nancy Meyers
Writer : Nancy Meyers

70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... it's got Anne Hathaway as the CEO of a fashion company (wonder if she's anything like Miranda Priestly) and Robert De Niro as her intern!

The Walk

Stars : Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingslet, Charlotte Le Bon
Director : Robert Zemeckis
Writer : Robert Zemeckis, Christoper Browne

The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... if the trailer is this thrilling, imagine how great the film will be

He Named Me Malala

Stars : Malala Yousafzai, Ziauddin Yousafzai, Mobin Khan
Director : Davis Guggenheim

A look at the events leading up to the Talibans' attack on the young Pakistani school girl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education and the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.

We can't wait to see it because... this is the story of Malala who is an inspiration to the entire world, and especially to young girls everywhere.

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Legend

Legend

Stars : Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton
Director : Brian Helgeland
Writer : Brian Helgeland, John Pearson

The film tells the story of the identical twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of the most notorious criminals in British history, and their organised crime empire in the East End of London during the 1960s. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... it's going to be really interesting to see Tom Hardy in such contrasting roles! Also, it has twice the amount of Tom Hardy! (wink wink)

The Martian

Stars : Matt Damon, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kristen Wiig, Jessica Chastain
Director : Ridley Scott
Writer : Drew Goddars, Andy Weir

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... come on - did you not see the trailer?! What's going to happen next? Will they go to save him? Will he come back to his family? And what is he planting on Mars?!

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Pan

Pan

Stars : Hugh Jackman, Levi Miller, Jimmy Vee, Rooney Mara, Cara Delevingne, Amanda Seyfried
Director : Joe Wright
Writers : Jason Fuchs, J.M.Barrie

The story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland. There, he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... we love origin stories! Also, it has a greeeat cast!

Steve Jobs

Stars : Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet
Director : Danny Boyle
Writer : Aaron Sorkin, Walter Isaacson (book)

The true story of the life of visionary Apple CEO Steve Jobs. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... we can't enough of Steve Jobs and his brilliance! And we're sure Fassbender, Winslet, and Danny Boyle will do a splendid job in telling us his story.

Jem and the Holograms

Stars : Molly Ringwald, Juliette Lewis, Ryan Guzman,
Director : Jon M. Chu
Writers : Ryan Landels

As a small-town girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her three sisters begin a journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... it's Jem! And! The! Holograaaaaaams!!

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Spectre

Spectre

Stars : Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Andrew Scott
Director : Sam Mendes
Writers : John Logan, Neal Purvis

A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... it's a Bond film! You're always eagerly anticipating the next Bond film. In fact, we already can't wait to see the one after Spectre.

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Trumbo

Trumbo

Cast : Bryan Cranston, Helen Mirren, Louis CK, Elle Fanning, Diane Lane
Director : Jay Roach
Writer : Bruce Cook (book), John McNamara

The successful career of Hollywood screenwriter, Dalton Trumbo, comes to an end when he is blacklisted in the 1940s for being a Communist. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... people are already saying it's looking like an awards contender.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

Stars : Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Director : Francis Lawrence
Writers : Peter Graid, Danny Strong

After being symbolized as the "Mockingjay", Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... this is it. This is the conclusion to the epic phenomenon, and we can't wait to stand by Katniss and fight for justice.

I Saw The Light

Stars : Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, David Krumhotlz
Director : Marc Abraham
Writers : Marc Abraham, Colin Escott

A biography of Hank Williams.

We can't wait to see it because... we love biopics. Especially when they're about country music icons and star men we love!

The Hateful Eight

Stars : Samuel L. Jackson, Channing Tatum, Kurt Russell
Director : Quentin Tarantino
Writer : Quentin Tarantino

In post-Civil War Wyoming, bounty hunters try to find shelter during a blizzard but get involved in a plot of betrayal and deception. Will they survive? (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because.... let's face it - we'll watch anything Quentin Tarantino makes.

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Joy

Joy

Stars : Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro
Director : David O. Russell
Writers : David O. Russell, Annie Mumolo

Joy is the story of a family across four generations and the woman who rises to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty. (IMDB)

We can't wait to see it because... we're always game to watch Jennifer Lawrence take on powerful roles. Also, the Silver Linings Playbook squad is back!