Slant: 50 Best Films of 2015

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Mad Max: Fury Road - George Miller

Slant Magazine: 50 Best Films of 2015

  1. Mad Max: Fury Road – George Miller
  2. In Jackson Heights – Frederick Wiseman
  3. Timbuktu – Abderrahmane Sissako
  4. Horse Money – Pedro Costa
  5. Magic Mike XXL – Gregory Jacobs
  6. Hard to Be a God – Aleksey German
  7. Heart of a Dog – Laurie Anderson
  8. Blackhat – Michael Mann
  9. The Assassin – Hou Hsiao-Hsien
  10. Chi-Raq – Spike Lee
  11. Li’l Quinquin – Bruno Dumont
  12. Jafar Panahi’s Taxi – Jafar Panahi
  13. Queen of Earth – Alex Ross Perry
  14. The Look of Silence – Joshua Oppenheimer
  15. Heaven Knows What – Ben Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  16. Jauja – Lisandro Alonso
  17. The Forbidden Room – Guy Maddin
  18. Phoenix – Christian Petzold
  19. Carol – Todd Haynes
  20. Creed – Ryan Coogler
  21. Mistress America – Noah Baumbach
  22. Son of Saul – László Nemes
  23. Of Men and War – Laurent Bécue-Renard
  24. Eastern Boys – Robin Campillo
  25. 45 Years – Andrew Haigh

Just missed making it into the top 25

  1. About Elly – Asghar Farhadi
  2. Arabian Nights – Miguel Gomes
  3. Salvation Army – Abdellah Taïa
  4. The Kindergarten Teacher – Nadav Lapid
  5. Tangerine – Sean Baker
  6. Anomalisa – Charlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson
  7. Welcome to New York – Abel Ferrara
  8. A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence – Roy Andersson
  9. Girlhood – Céline Sciamma
  10. Buzzard – Joel Potrykus
  11. The Duke of Burgundy – Peter Strickland
  12. The Pearl Button – Patricio Guzmán
  13. Of Horses and Men – Benedikt Erlingsson
  14. Madam Phung’s Last Journey – Nguyễn Thị Thấm
  15. We Come as Friends – Hubert Sauper
  16. Entertainment – Rick Alverson
  17. The Diary of a Teenage Girl – Marielle Heller
  18. The Fool – Yuri Bykov
  19. Maps to the Stars – David Cronenberg
  20. La Última Película – Raya Martin and Mark Peranson
  21. Inside Out – Pete Docter
  22. Gangs of Wasseypur – Anurag Kashyap
  23. Office – Johnnie To
  24. Coming Home – Zhang Yimou
  25. The Princess of France – Matías Piñeiro