Need a reason to binge-watch while staying snuggly and warm inside over the next couple of weeks? With winter finally here it’s time to catch up all of the movies you’ve recently missed, especially some of the great car movies of 2015. Here are Anton Media Group’s picks:
A small town sheriff sets out to find the two kids who have taken his car on a joy ride. Directed by Jon Watts; starring Kevin Bacon, James Freedson-Jackson and Hays Wellford. 88 mins, R.
Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys Eric, Turtle, and Johnny, are back—and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold on a risky project that will serve as Vince’s directorial debut. Directed by Doug Ellin; starring Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly and Jerry Ferrara. 104 mins., R.
Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother. Directed by James Wan; starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson. 237 mins., PG-13.
Mad Max Fury Road
A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max. Directed by George Miller; starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult. 120 mins., R.
Mission: Impossible Rouge Nation
Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate—an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF. Directed by Christopher McQuarrie; starring Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson and Jeremy Renner. 131 mins., PG-13.
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. Directed by Sam Mendes; starring Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz and Léa Seydoux. 148 mins., PG-13.
Steve McQueen: The Man and Le Mans
The story of obsession, betrayal and ultimate vindication. It is the story of how one of the most volatile, charismatic stars of his generation, who seemingly lost so much he held dear in the pursuit of his dream, nevertheless followed it to the end. Directed by Gabriel Clarke and John McKenna; starring Steve McQueen, Chad McQueen and John Sturges. 102 mins., unrated documentary.
Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory. Directed by Brad Bird; starring George Clooney, Britt Robertson and Hugh Laurie. 130 mins., PG.
Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman
A documentary chronicling the 35-year car racing career of Paul Newman. The documentary showcases Newman’s racing life as both a prolific driver and owner. Directed by Adam Carolla and Nate Adams; starring Mario Andretti, Michael Andretti and Dick Barbour. 83 mins., unrated documentary.
—Movie descriptions courtesy of IMDb. Compiled by Christy Hinko.