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.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2015

17 December 2015

The A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2015

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. Mad Max: Fury RoadGeorge Miller
  2. PhoenixChristian Petzold
  3. It FollowsDavid Robert Mitchell
  4. The Duke of BurgundyPeter Strickland
  5. The Look of SilenceJoshua Oppenheimer
  6. SicarioDenis Villeneuve
  7. The AssassinHou Hsiao-Hsien
  8. CarolTodd Haynes
  9. BrooklynJohn Crowley
  10. AnomalisaCharlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson
  11. Inside OutPete Docter
  12. Bridge of SpiesSteven Spielberg
  13. Hard to Be a GodAleksey German
  14. 45 YearsAndrew Haigh
  15. Crimson PeakGuillermo del Toro
  16. The Forbidden RoomGuy Maddin
  17. Approaching the ElephantAmanda Wilder
  18. The MartianRidley Scott
  19. MustangDeniz Gamze Erg├╝ven
  20. James WhiteJosh Mond