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.

Nick Schager: 10 Best Films of 2015

02 January 2016

Nick Schager: 10 Best Films of 2015, as published by Variety and submitted to the Village Voice Film Poll

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. Mad Max: Fury RoadGeorge Miller
  2. The Look of SilenceJoshua Oppenheimer
  3. PhoenixChristian Petzold
  4. BrooklynJohn Crowley
  5. The AssassinHou Hsiao-Hsien
  6. Hard to Be a GodAleksey German
  7. SpotlightTom McCarthy
  8. Slow WestJohn Maclean
  9. James WhiteJosh Mond
  10. Bone TomahawkS. Craig Zahler