Top 25 Films of 2015

Two months late, but I finally managed to put together a list of which I'm at least somewhat proud. 2015 turned out to be a remarkable year for cinema, and I could have easily made a Top 30 or 40 list if not for burning myself out near the end. So, here are my picks for the best films of 2015. Enjoy!

Honorable Mentions: 45 Years, The Assassin, Beasts of No Nation, The Duke of Burgundy, Furious 7, Tangerine, Hitchcock/Truffaut, Straight Outta Compton, The Stanford Prison Experiment, What We Do in the Shadows, Spy

Films I Missed: Buzzard, Cartel Land Crimson Peak, Girlhood, Heart of a Dog, In Jackson Heights, Iris, The Lobster, Macbeth, Mustang, Sicario, Son of Saul, Taxi Tehran, Timbuktu, Western, What Happened, Miss Simone?, Where to Invade Next, Winter on Fire

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  • The End of the Tour

    1

  • Carol

    2

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    3

  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl

    4

  • Magic Mike XXL

    5

  • The Big Short

    6

  • Spotlight

    7

  • Anomalisa

    8

  • Ex Machina

    9

  • Chi-Raq

    10

  • World of Tomorrow

    11

  • The Look of Silence

    12

  • Slow West

    13

  • Mistress America

    14

  • Inside Out

    15

  • Love & Mercy

    16

  • Tangerine

    17

  • Clouds of Sils Maria

    18

  • Bridge of Spies

    19

  • Best of Enemies

    20

  • Creed

    21

  • Amy

    22

  • Sleeping with Other People

    23

  • Dope

    24

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    25