Okay, this is not a list of every single movie scheduled to be released between now and the end of the year. These are just the 44 most high profile, Oscar-buzzworthy titles, as well as stuff I thought sounded interesting. Which of these are YOU most interested in seeing? Poll to follow.
God Help the Girl - Emily Browning of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events stars in an indie-pop musical rom-com.
The Longest Week - Jason Bateman plays a spoiled rich kid who gets evicted and disinherited and falls in love in the space of a week.
My Old Lady - Kevin Kline as a penniless American who inherits an apartment in France, but finds that he cannot evict his tenant (Dame Maggie Smith) and her daughter (Kristin Scott Thomas).
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them - James MacAvoy being unreasonably charming… again
The Drop - Tom Hardy crime drama
Dr. Cabbie - young Indian doctor comes to America and has to work as a cabbie.
Hector and the Search for Happiness - Simon Pegg plays a psychiatrist who leaves home to search for happiness in Tibet.
Pride - Bill Nighy; gays and lesbians support striking coal miners in 1980s Wales
The Skeleton Twins - Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader play estranged twins; straight drama
Tusk - Kevin Smith horror comedy about a man tortured into becoming a walrus…? You heard it here first, folks!
Believe Me - four broke college students embezzle a lot of money
Plastic - two con artists scam the wrong man and bad things happen
The Two Faces of January - Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst are con artists and bad things happen
Gone Girl - Ben Affleck’s wife disappears and he is a suspect
The Good Lie - Reese Witherspoon and some Sudanese refugees
Automata - sci-fi thriller; in a world filled with working robots, Antonio Banderas is an insurance agent who has to investigate a case involving the manipulation of a robot. Go look up the trailer ASAP.
The Judge - Robert Downey, Jr. is a cutthroat attorney who is estranged from his father, a judge, played by Robert Duvall, who is accused of murder.
Birdman - Michael Keaton plays a has-been actor who decides to mount a Broadway play. Again, go check out the trailer.
Camp X-Ray - Kristen Stewart is a young soldier at Guantanamo Bay
Dear White People - satire of racial politics “in the Obama age.” I wonder if this will be rescheduled in the wake of Ferguson.
Dracula Untold - Welsh actor Luke Evans stars in the Dracula origin story
Fury - Brad Pitt World War II story; Fury is his tank
Laggies - Keira Knightley refuses to grow up and ends up hanging out with Chloe Grace Moretz
Love, Rosie - rom-com about a young woman who leaves Ireland for the U.S.; two best friends may be falling in love
St. Vincent - Bill Murray plays the cranky, misanthropic old war vet next door, Again, go check out the trailer.
Horns - Daniel Radcliffe’s girlfriend dies under mysterious circumstances and he is a suspect. Then he grows Satanic-looking goat horns out of his forehead. For real. Go check out the trailer. Based on a book.
Mr. Turner - biopic of painter J.M.W. Turner
Nightcrawler - Jake Gyllenhaal is desperate for work and becomes an increasingly morally suspect crime “journalist.” Check out the trailer.
Big Hero 6 - animated action comedy about a boy and his inflatable robot. You’ve already seen the trailer.
The Homesman - Hilary Swank and Tommy Lee Jones in a period Western. Looks interesting. Go check out the trailer.
Interstellar - Earth is desperate for water, and Matthew McConaughey goes into space to find a wormhole.
Rosewater - This is the movie about Maziar Bahari, the journalist who was detained in Iran for more than 100 days because of an interview he gave on The Daily Show in 2009. This movie was directed by Jon Stewart.
The Theory of Everything - biopic of Stephen Hawking
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 - Oh, you know, or you couldn’t care less.
The Imitation Game - Benedict Cumberbatch plays Alan Turing, so… Sherlock Holmes in World War II, I guess?
The Penguins of Madagascar - Benedict Cumberbatch an an arctic fox
Wild - Reese Witherspoon takes a 1,100 mile trek
Exodus: Gods and Kings - Christian Bale as Moses
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Annie - It’s a hard-knock life for us. Oh, now you’ve got that tune in your head. Ha ha!
The Interview - Celebrity journalists Seth Rogen and James Franco are sent to North Korea to assassinate Kim Jong-un.
Into the Woods - musical fantasy based on the Broadway show with Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp
Paddington - a small mischievous bear in London
Unbroken - an Olympic runner goes to war and ends up in a Japanese POW camp, and bad things happen; directed by Angelina Jolie