2015 was a great year for films, and Barack and Michelle Obama apparently have good taste. People magazine sat down with the President and First Lady to discuss their favorite films, books, songs, and TV shows from 2015.
Barack and Michelle Obama have good taste. People magazine sat down with the President and First Lady to discuss which films, books, television shows and songs from 2015 were their favorites.
Obama's favorite film this year is Ridley Scott's The Martian, which starred Matt Damon as a NASA astronaut stranded on Mars. Last year, Barack picked Richard Linklater's 12-year-project Boyhood as his favorite. The First Lady's favorite was the Disney-Pixar animated film Inside Out. (Watch the funny Honest Tralier here)
Favorite book? The President picked marriage-oriented Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff, while Michelle was hooked on Elizabeth Alexander's The Light of the World, a memoir about the unexpected death of her husbandThe President's favorite song is How Much a Dollar Cost by Kendrick Lamar, and Michelle's is Bruno Mars' Uptown Funk. Favorite TV show? Barack's favorite is Cinemax's The Knick, starring Clive Owen as a talented but drug-addicted surgeon in New York during the early part of the twentieth century. Michelle likes ABC's comedy, Black-ish.