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.

IndieWire: 66 Best Films of 2015

11 December 2015

IndieWire: 66 Best Films of 2015, as voted by Indiewire’s writers and staffers, not to be confused with the Indiewire poll of hundreds of critics

[see also 2019]

  1. Mad Max: Fury RoadGeorge Miller
  2. SicarioDenis Villeneuve
  3. The Duke of BurgundyPeter Strickland
  4. CarolTodd Haynes
  5. 45 YearsAndrew Haigh
  6. Inside OutPete Docter
  7. RoomLenny Abrahamson
  8. SpotlightTom McCarthy
  9. BrooklynJohn Crowley
  10. Son of SaulLászló Nemes
  11. Ex MachinaAlex Garland
  12. Steve JobsDanny Boyle
  13. AnomalisaCharlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson
  14. The End of the TourJames Ponsoldt
  15. The TribeMiroslav Slaboshpitsky
  16. TangerineSean Baker
  17. MustangDeniz Gamze Ergüven
  18. The AssassinHou Hsiao-Hsien
  19. CreedRyan Coogler
  20. The Diary of a Teenage GirlMarielle Heller