Episode 38: A Year in RePew

SHOW NOTES

What a long, strange trip 2014 was. Filled with social unrest, ice buckets, polar vortexes, freed nipples, and big 'ol butts. For the Pew Pew Crew, it was a solid year of solid movies. We now present to you our Top 10 Movies of 2014:

10. Unbroken, Legendary Pictures

After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

9. How to Train Your Dragon 2, Dreamworks Pictures

When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

8. Snowpiercer, CJ Entertainment

Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges.

7. Birdman, Regency Enterprises

A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory.

6. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, 20th Century Fox

Ten years after a pandemic disease, apes who have survived it are drawn into battle with a group of human survivors.

5. Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Studios

A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe.

4. Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Marvel Studios

As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with another super soldier, the black widow, to battle a new threat from old history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

3. Fury, Columbia Pictures

April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and his five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Out-numbered, out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

2. Interstellar, Legendary Pictures

A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.

1. The Grand Budapest Hotel, Fox Searchlight Pictures

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

HONORABLE MENTIONS

  1. John Wick
  2. The Equalizer
  3. The Maze Runner
  4. Deliver Us From Evil
  5. Tusk