Best Films of 2015

Well this list took some time, I don’t agree with a lot of the nominations at this year’s Academy Awards, and I think it’s apparent in my list.

Anyways, without further ado:

Favorite Perfromances:
Tom Courtenay (45 Years), Michael Fassbender (Macbeth, Slow West, Steve Jobs), and Félix de Givry (Eden).
Charlotte Rampling (45 Years), Cate Blanchett (Carol), Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn), Karidja Touré (Girlhood), Kitana Kiki Rodriguez (Tangerine), Mya Taylor (Tangerine), and Elisabeth Moss (Queen of Earth).

Favorite Supporting Performances:
Oscar Isaac (Ex Machina), Benicio del Toro (Sicario), Evan Bird (Maps to the Stars), and Jacob Tremblay (Room).
Greta Gerwig (Mistress America), Kirsten Stewart (Clouds of Sils Maria), Rooney Mara (Carol), and Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina, The Man From UNCLE).

Favorite Films:

  • Anomalisa
  • Brooklyn
  • Carol
  • Clouds of Sils Maria
  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • Eden
  • Ex Machina
  • Girlhood
  • The Hateful Eight
  • Inside Out
  • Junun
  • Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
  • The Lobster
  • The Look of Silence
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Magic Mike XXL
  • The Mend
  • Mistress America
  • Mustang
  • Phoenix
  • Queen of Earth
  • Slow West
  • Tangerine
  • The Tribe
  • 45 Years

Honorable Mentions:

  • Crimson Peak
  • It Follows
  • Macbeth
  • Maps to the Stars
  • A Pigeon Sat On a Branch Reflecting On Existence
  • Room
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Steve Jobs
  • World of Tomorrow


I still have a lot of films to watch, I might update my list after watching them. Maybe I’ll even reevaluate the list itself.


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