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.

Alison Willmore: 19 Best Movies of 2015

03 January 2016

Alison Willmore: 19 Best Movies of 2015, as published by BuzzFeed

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014]

  1. Mad Max: Fury RoadGeorge Miller
  2. AnomalisaCharlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson
  3. CarolTodd Haynes
  4. PhoenixChristian Petzold
  5. CreedRyan Coogler
  6. Jafar Panahi’s TaxiJafar Panahi
  7. It FollowsDavid Robert Mitchell
  8. Ex MachinaAlex Garland
  9. EdenMia Hansen-Løve
  10. SpotlightTom McCarthy
  11. Heaven Knows WhatBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  12. The MartianRidley Scott
  13. What We Do in the ShadowsJemaine Clement and Taika Waititi
  14. The Duke of BurgundyPeter Strickland
  15. BlindEskil Vogt
  16. TangerineSean Baker
  17. 45 YearsAndrew Haigh
  18. Wild TalesDamián Szifrón
  19. The Diary of a Teenage GirlMarielle Heller