Ann Hornaday: 29 Best Films of 2015

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Ann Hornaday: 29 Best Films of 2015 (as published by the Washington Post).

  1. Spotlight – Tom McCarthy
  2. Love & Mercy – Bill Pohlad
  3. Brooklyn – John Crowley
  4. Carol – Todd Haynes
  5. Ex Machina – Alex Garland
  6. Chi-Raq – Spike Lee
  7. Son of Saul – László Nemes
  8. Creed – Ryan Coogler
  9. Inside Out – Pete Docter
  10. The Martian – Ridley Scott

Could easily have ended up in the top ten

  • Amy – Asif Kapadia
  • Beasts of No Nation – Cary Joji Fukunaga
  • The Babadook – Jennifer Kent
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution – Stanley Nelson
  • Bridge of Spies – Steven Spielberg
  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl – Marielle Heller
  • The End of the Tour – James Ponsoldt
  • Joy – David O. Russell
  • Mad Max: Fury Road – George Miller
  • Meru – Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
  • Mistress America – Noah Baumbach
  • Mustang – Deniz Gamze Ergüven
  • Room – Lenny Abrahamson
  • Seymour: An Introduction – Ethan Hawke
  • Straight Outta Compton – F. Gary Gray
  • Tangerine – Sean Baker
  • Timbuktu – Abderrahmane Sissako
  • While We’re Young – Noah Baumbach
  • The Wolfpack – Crystal Moselle