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.
2015 Movies

Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Films of 2015

24 December 2015

Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Films of 2015, as submitted to the Variety Survey

[see also 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. PhoenixChristian Petzold
  2. BuzzardJoel Potrykus
  3. CarolTodd Haynes
  4. Heaven Knows WhatBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  5. Approaching the ElephantAmanda Wilder
  6. In Jackson HeightsFrederick Wiseman
  7. The AssassinHou Hsiao-Hsien
  8. The Hateful EightQuentin Tarantino
  9. We Come as FriendsHubert Sauper
  10. TangerineSean Baker