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2015 Studio Movie Preview: Sony Pictures

It’s no secret that Sony as a company has had its problems. The fact is is that they have been in trouble for some time now, and even though they were hacked beyond our imaginations last fall, it’s not going to stop them from making movies. 2014 wasn’t a terrible year for Sony Pictures, it just wasn’t what they were hoping for, obviously. Let’s see if this year can be better for them with this 2015 preview for Sony Pictures.

Red Army

Image of 'Red Army'

A documentary that tells the story of the Soviet Union’s famed Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its captain, Slava Fetisov.

In theaters: January 23rd


Wild Tales

Image of 'Wild Tales'

A story about love deception, the return of the past, a tragedy, or even the violence contained in an everyday detail, appear themselves to push them towards the abyss, into the undeniable pleasure of losing control.

In theaters: February 20th, 2015

Starring: Liliana Ackerman, Luis Manuel Altamirano García, and Alejandro Angelini.


Chappie

Hugh Jackman in 'Chappie'

After being kidnapped by two criminals during birth, Chappie becomes the adopted son in a strange and dysfunctional family. Chappie is preternaturally gifted, one of a kind, a prodigy. He also happens to be a robot.

In theaters: March 6th

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Dev Patel, Sigourney Weaver, and Sharlto Copley.


Merchants of Doubt

A documentary that looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and climate change.

In theaters: March 6th


The Salt of the Earth

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna and flora, and of grandiose landscapes as part of a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet’s beauty.

In theaters: March 27th

Starring: Sebastião Salgado.


Lambert & Stamp

Aspiring filmmakers Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert set out to find a subject for their underground movie, one that will reflect the way it feels to be young and dissatisfied in postwar London. This unlikely partnership of two men from vastly different backgrounds was inspired by the burgeoning youth culture of the early 1960s. Lambert and Stamp searched for months and finally found in a band called the High Numbers a rebellious restlessness that was just what they were looking for. Abandoning their plans to make a film, they instead decided to mentor and manage this group, which evolved into the iconic band known as the Who. The result was rock ‘n’ roll history.

In theaters: April 3rd


Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

Kevin James in 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2'

Security guard Paul Blart is headed to Las Vegas to attend a Security Guard Expo with his teenage daughter Maya before she departs for college. While at the convention, he inadvertently discovers a heist – and it’s up to Blart to apprehend the criminals.

In theaters: April 17th

Starring: Kevin James, Raini Rodriguez, Neal McDonough, Daniella Alonso, and David Henrie.


Saint Laurent

Pierre Niney in 'Saint Laurent'

Yves Saint Laurent’s life from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at the peak of his career.

In theaters: May 8th

Starring: Gaspard Ulliel, Jérémie Renier, Louis Garrel, and Léa Seydoux.


Untitled Cameron Crowe Project

Bradley Cooper & Rachel McAdams

A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and re-connects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.

In theaters: May 29th

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, John Krasinski, Jay Baruchel, Bill Murray, and Alec Baldwin.


Pixels

Cast of 'Pixels'

Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who’ve attacked New York.

In theaters: July 24th

Starring: Adam Sandler, Josh Gad, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Kevin James, Ashley Benson and Sean Bean.


Ricki and the Flash

An aging rock star tries to connect with her estranged kids.

In theaters: August 7th

Starring: Meryl Streep, Sebastian Stan, Kevin Kline, and Rick Springfield.


Kitchen Sink

Vampires, humans and zombies used to get along in Dillford, but then something unexpected arrived and now it’s humans vs. vampires vs. zombies in all-out mortal combat. It’s up to three teenagers to try to get things back to “normal.”

In theaters: September 4th

Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Mackenzie Davis, Rachael Haris, Ed Westwick, Denis Leary, Bob Odenkirk, Patton Oswalt, and Joan Cusack.


Hotel Transylvania 2

Image of 'Hotel Transylvania 2'

When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is in for a collision of supernatural old-school and modern day cool.

In theaters: September 25th

Starring: Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, Steve Buscemi, and Kevin James.


The Walk

Charlotte Le Bon & Joseph Gordon Levitt in 'The Walk'

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

In theaters: October 2nd

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, and Ben Kingsley.


Spectre

Daniel Craig & Rory Kinnear in 'Spectre'

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.

In theaters: November 6th

Starring: Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Christoph Waltz, Dave Bautista, Léa Seydoux, Monica Bellucci, and Rory Kinnear.


Untitled Christmas Eve Project

Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Anthony Mackie

In New York City for their annual tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail of Christmas parties since their yearly reunion might be coming to an end.

In theaters: November 25th

Starring: Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anthony Mackie, Lizzy Caplan, and Jillian Bell.


Which Sony Pictures movie are you looking forward to the most?

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