David Edelstein: 30 Best Movies of 2015

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David Edelstein: 30 Best Movies of 2015 [as published by New York Magazine’s Vulture]

  1. Room – Lenny Abrahamson
  2. The Big Short – Adam McKay
  3. Inside Out – Pete Docter
  4. Listen to Me Marlon – Stevan Riley
  5. Heart of a Dog – Laurie Anderson
  6. Spotlight – Tom McCarthy
  7. Timbuktu – Abderrahmane Sissako
  8. Experimenter – Michael Almereyda
  9. Mustang – Deniz Gamze Ergüven
  10. Chi-Raq – Spike Lee

Honorable Mentions

  • White God – Kornél Mundruczó
  • Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief – Alex Gibney
  • Meru – Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
  • 99 Homes – Ramin Bahrani
  • Creed – Ryan Coogler
  • Tangerine – Sean Baker
  • The Wolfpack – Crystal Moselle
  • In Jackson Heights – Frederick Wiseman
  • Janis: Little Girl Blue – Amy Berg
  • Clouds of Sils Maria – Olivier Assayas
  • I’ll See You in My Dreams – Brett Haley
  • Shaun the Sheep Movie – Mark Burton and Richard Starzak
  • Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem – Ronit Elkabetz and Shlomi Elkabetz
  • James White – Josh Mond
  • Beasts of No Nation – Cary Joji Fukunaga
  • The Mend – John Magary
  • The Martian – Ridley Scott
  • Sicario – Denis Villeneuve
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E. – Guy Ritchie
  • It Follows – David Robert Mitchell