Glenn Kenny: 47 Noteworthy Films of 2015

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

  1. Hard to Be a God – Aleksey German
  2. Anomalisa – Charlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson
  3. Girlhood – Céline Sciamma
  4. Horse Money – Pedro Costa
  5. Mad Max: Fury Road – George Miller
  6. Heart of a Dog – Laurie Anderson
  7. Heaven Knows What – Ben Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  8. Brooklyn – John Crowley
  9. The Hateful Eight – Quentin Tarantino
  10. Shaun the Sheep Movie – Mark Burton and Richard Starzak
  11. Ex Machina – Alex Garland
  12. Phoenix – Christian Petzold
  13. Son of Saul – László Nemes
  14. Star Wars: The Force Awakens – J.J. Abrams
  15. The Assassin – Hou Hsiao-Hsien
  16. Inside Out – Pete Docter
  17. Carol – Todd Haynes
  18. The Mend – John Magary
  19. Timbuktu – Abderrahmane Sissako
  20. Creed – Ryan Coogler
  21. Fort Tilden – Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers
  22. Clouds of Sils Maria – Olivier Assayas
  23. The Revenant – Alejandro González Iñárritu
  24. Magic Mike XXL – Gregory Jacobs
  25. The Forbidden Room – Guy Maddin
  26. Experimenter – Michael Almereyda
  27. Queen of Earth – Alex Ross Perry
  28. Hitchcock/Truffaut – Kent Jones
  29. Democrats – Camilla Nielsson
  30. Field Niggas – Khalik Allah
  31. Bridge of Spies – Steven Spielberg
  32. Eden – Mia Hansen-Løve
  33. Mistress America – Noah Baumbach
  34. Crimson Peak – Guillermo del Toro
  35. Grandma – Paul Weitz
  36. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation – Christopher McQuarrie
  37. Trainwreck – Judd Apatow
  38. Blackhat – Michael Mann
  39. The Martian – Ridley Scott
  40. Love & Mercy – Bill Pohlad
  41. Tangerine – Sean Baker
  42. Spotlight – Tom McCarthy
  43. The Duke of Burgundy – Peter Strickland
  44. The Big Short – Adam McKay
  45. Ant-Man – Peyton Reed
  46. I’ll See You in My Dreams – Brett Haley
  47. Ballet 422 – Jody Lee Lipes