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.

Kevin B. Lee: 15 Favorite Films of 2015

18 December 2015

Kevin B. Lee: 15 Favorite Films of 2015, as published by Fandor in a video essay

[see also 2014, 2012]

  1. Horse MoneyPedro Costa
  2. The AssassinHou Hsiao-Hsien
  3. Hard to Be a GodAleksey German
  4. Jafar Panahi’s TaxiJafar Panahi
  5. The Look of SilenceJoshua Oppenheimer
  6. The Pearl ButtonPatricio Guzmán
  7. TimbuktuAbderrahmane Sissako
  8. Chi-RaqSpike Lee
  9. Stinking HeavenNathan Silver
  10. Field NiggasKhalik Allah
  11. Mistress AmericaNoah Baumbach
  12. PhoenixChristian Petzold
  13. Clouds of Sils MariaOlivier Assayas
  14. Ex MachinaAlex Garland
  15. AnomalisaCharlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson