Thought Catalog

Jason Schwartzman

15 Movies You Need To See In 2014

The only rule: no sequels. After all, you already know about the next Hunger Games installment, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, 22 Jump Street, and the like. But here are 15 enticing films that may not have popped up on your radar yet.

When Fischy Met Sydney

By 2004’s The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Anderson had turned his gaze a bit more starboard. Still, it’s hard not to see this Dick-cum-Respiro tale as the magnificent Anderson’s own meta-evolution.

HBO’S Bored to Death

Bored follows the same formula as other 30-minute HBO cult-hits like Entourage and Sex and the City — a group of oddball friends from different backgrounds who stick together no matter what. No matter how many dudes Samantha slept with, or how many times Mr. Big came back, no matter how loud Ari screams, and no matter what Jonathan Ames does, everybody’s always cool with everybody at the end of the day.