Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

2015 Movies

Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2015

10 March 2016

Cemetery of Splendor - Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2015

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Special mentions

Glenn Kenny: 47 Noteworthy Films of 2015

11 January 2016

Glenn Kenny: 47 Noteworthy Films of 2015 (released in the United States)

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Reverse Shot: 10 Best Movies of 2015

05 January 2016

In Jackson Heights - Frederick Wiseman

Reverse Shot: 10 Best Movies of 2015

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CBS News: David Morgan: The 20 Best Films of 2015

04 January 2016

Inside Out - Pete Docter

David Morgan: The 20 Best Films of 2015, as posted by CBS News (in alphabetical order)

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Keyframe Daily: David Hudson: Top 17 Films of 2015

04 January 2016

The Assassin - Hou Hsiao-Hsien

David Hudson: Top 17 Films of 2015, as published by Fandor’s Keyframe Daily

[see also 2019201820172016]

Honorable Mentions

BuzzFeed: Alison Willmore: 19 Best Movies of 2015

03 January 2016

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

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Chicago Tribune: Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2015

02 January 2016

Spotlight - Tom McCarthy

Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2015, as published by The Chicago Tribune

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A.V. Club: Nick Schager: The Best Films of 2015

02 January 2016

Nick Schager: The Best Films of 2015, as published by The A.V. Club

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This list contributes to:

Nictate: 15 Favorite Films of 2015

01 January 2016

Nictate: 15 Favorite Films of 2015, as posted to Letterboxd

[see also 2019201820172016]

Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2015

01 January 2016

Chi-Raq - Spike Lee

Paste Magazine: 50 Best Movies of 2015

[see also 202120202010s20182017]