Eight writers contributed to The A.V. Club’s list of the best movies of 2015, each ranking their 15 favorites; we used the results of that poll to create an aggregate, mostly mathematical rundown of the year’s finest films. So if you’re wondering who to blame for the exclusion of that masterpiece you adored or the inclusion of that piece of shit you wasted two hours of your life on, wonder no longer: Below, we’ve printed each contributor’s top 15 choices, annotated with superlatives (including an Outlier, or a film that made one ballot but no others) and a wild-card category of the writer’s choosing. As usual, grievances can be aired in the comments. Also, don’t forget to swing by tomorrow for the results of our annual readers poll—an even more democratic take on the year in entertainment. A.A. Dowd 1. PhoenixThe Look Of SilenceIt Follows45 YearsMad Max: Fury RoadApproaching The ElephantThe Duke Of BurgundyGett: The Trial Of Viviane AmsalemSon Of SaulAbout EllyCarolInside Out AnomalisaThe End Of The TourTu Dors Nicole Advertisement Outlier: Son Of Saul Advertisement Twenty-four hours at Auschwitz sounds like the log line for the most depressing movie ever made. But for all its gut-wrenching horror, Son Of… Read full this story
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