Top 3’s of 2015

By Abby Cross



1.)   Inside outInside Out was released June 19, 2015, and everyone was in love with it. It’s about the emotions of a little girl named Rylie. The movie takes place inside her head. After her family moves, Sadness started causing problems by turning all of the happy memories sad. Throughout the movie, Joy learns that in order for her to be herself, Rylie needed sadness.

Even though this is a children’s movie, the message is very important for everyone to understand: it’s okay to be sad. Because in order to feel happiness, you must feel sadness.

2.)   Jurassic WorldJurassic World came out June 12, 2015. “Jurassic World” is a luxury resort where people can visit to see dinosaurs. The main attraction is Indominus Rex, who ends up escaping and causes the other dinosaurs to escape as well.

I loved all of the action in this movie. It was a real thriller and kept me on the edge of my seat.

3.)   Furious 7Furious 7 is the 7th movie is the Fast and Furious series. It came out April 3, 2015. After defeating an international terrorist, the crew tries to return to their normal lives; however, they keep getting roped into new missions.

This movie was amazing. During the filming of this movie, Actor Paul Walker died. I feel like this event made Fast 7 all that more important to the cast, as well as the audience.


TV Shows

1.) The Challene: Battle of the Bloodlines– The 27th season of The Challenge aired Dec 2, 2015. The Challenge has a variety of different “themes” ranging from Battle of the Exs to Battle of the Bloodlines. In the beginning, each person was coupled with either their brother, sister, or cousin, competing against 13 other teams. They then switched it up and pitted bloodlines against each other on two separate teams. One by one, each of the 14 teams were eliminated until they crowned the winners at the end. Third place got $25000. Second place got $75000. First place got $250000.

This series is very entertaining to watch. It’s and to mix between a reality TV show, including all the drama,  and intense physical and mental challenges.

2.) The Walking Dead– This zombie packed TV show first aired on October 31, 2010. Season 6 was released on October 11, 2015. The Walking Dead is about different groups of people trying to survive the zombie apocalypse. During season 6, the group is still in Alexandria. They spot large heards of walkers headed toward the town and needed to stop them. They failed and the town was invaded not only by zombies, but by another group called Negan.

The Walking Dead is an action packed series with intense drama and emotion. I’ve been a fan since day one.

3.) IZombieIZombie was first released March 17, 2015. Since then there has been two seasons released. It’s about a Medical student named Liv Moore, who attended a boat party and ended up getting scratched by a guy who took a drug called Utopium, which turned him into a zombie. Liv starts working at the Coroner’s Office in order to get her brain fix. When she eats a brain, she gets the memories of that person. She passes these flashes off as psychic visions in order to help detectives figure out how the person died.

When I first heard of this show, I thought it was going to be very cheesey, but I was very wrong. I love how they came up with a positive interpretation of zombies.



1.) “Stitches”: Shawn Mendes- The official music video was released June 24, 2015.

I like this song because even though it’s about a breakup, it still has a positive vibe about it. It has an upbeat rhythm and easy to remember lyrics.

2.) “The Hills”: The Weekend- The official video was released May 27, 2015. I like this song because even though it kind of has a slower beat, it is still upbeat and fun to listen to. It also has a great back bass that makes it enjoyable to listen to.

3.) “Cheerleader”: OMI- The official music video was released April 8, 2015. I love this song because it’s about a guy who finds a girl who he can count on. It’s putting girls, from a guy’s perspective, in a positive light instead of sexualizing them. When it first came out, it was very over played but but I but I still this is an amazing song.