Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2015

24 December 2015

A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2015, as published by The A.V. Club

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014]

  1. PhoenixChristian Petzold
  2. The Look of SilenceJoshua Oppenheimer
  3. It FollowsDavid Robert Mitchell
  4. 45 YearsAndrew Haigh
  5. Mad Max: Fury RoadGeorge Miller
  6. Approaching the ElephantAmanda Wilder
  7. The Duke of BurgundyPeter Strickland
  8. Gett: The Trial of Viviane AmsalemRonit Elkabetz and Shlomi Elkabetz
  9. Son of SaulLászló Nemes
  10. About EllyAsghar Farhadi
  11. CarolTodd Haynes
  12. Inside OutPete Docter
  13. AnomalisaCharlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson
  14. The End of the TourJames Ponsoldt
  15. Tu Dors NicoleStéphane Lafleur