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.

Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2015

18 December 2015

Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2015, as published by The A.V. Club and submitted to the Village Voice poll

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012]

  1. The Duke of BurgundyPeter Strickland
  2. SicarioDenis Villeneuve
  3. Mad Max: Fury RoadGeorge Miller
  4. The Forbidden RoomGuy Maddin
  5. CarolTodd Haynes
  6. It FollowsDavid Robert Mitchell
  7. AnomalisaCharlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson
  8. The MartianRidley Scott
  9. BreatheMélanie Laurent
  10. Tu Dors NicoleStéphane Lafleur
  11. Approaching the ElephantAmanda Wilder
  12. Heaven Knows WhatBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  13. Christmas, AgainCharles Poekel
  14. MustangDeniz Gamze Ergüven
  15. Winter On FireEvgeny Afineevsky