The Best Underrated Performances of 2015
With year coming to a close, speculations regarding which was the best movie of the year have started trending online. Indeed, 2015 was a great year in terms of making movies, as many big franchises came up with sequels, while other franchises came out with big announcements of their own. Aside from the successes and the blockbusters, there were also a few failures, and some films that did not gross well, but had wonderful performances which were left unnoticed.
According to Vanity Fair, some of the the films that had performances that may have been unnoticed include movies like “Unexpected”, “Love and Mercy”, “The Age of Adaline” and “Truth”. These films stood out as their stars performed well in their roles.
Here are some of these films:
“Unexpected” – Gail Bean who played the role of Jasmine left a good impression with her acting skills. The film is centered on the friendship between her, a student, and her teacher, who was portrayed by Cobie Smulders, and the bond that they shared as they were both pregnant at the same time.
“Love and Mercy” –The film, a biopic, centers around the life of the the musician Brian Wilson (John Cusack), in his younger years. This is one film that shouldn’t be missed out on by John Cusack fans, as it gave him a lot of opportunities to prove his acting chops.
“Truth” – This political docudrama, stars Cate Blanchett, who has already received wonderful reviews for her role in “Carol” this year. Blanchett plays the role of journalist and producer Mary Mapes, during during the time when she was trying to go after the biggest story of her career- the Killian documents controversy.
“The Age of Adaline” – This a romantic fantasy failed to achieve big figures at the box office, but had committed performances from Harrison Ford, who is more popularly know for his iconic Indiana Jones and Han Solo roles, as William Jones. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film features the story of a woman who stopped aging at the age of twenty-nine.
Viewers and film aficionados should definitely spend some time to see these wonderful performances.
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