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Sight & Sound’s Top 20 Films of 2015: THE ASSASSIN, CAROL, MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

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Sight & Sound’s Top 20 Films of 2015. This year’s top twenty movies by Sight & Sound magazine are made up of an eclectic group, from action movies to dramas to horror films to independent ventures. I have to admit, the listing is surprising but also enlightened. Great technical work in film can be found in all genres, not just in high-end Hollywood dramas. 169 international film critics participated in the voting this year which culminated in each film’s ranking on this list. 38 of the critics voted for The Assassin, 35 voted for Carol, 33 voted for Mad Max: Fury Road, etc.

Sight & Sound magazine is “a British monthly film magazine published by the British Film Institute (BFI)…The magazine reviews all film releases each month, including those with a limited (art house) release”

The full list of Sight & Sound magazine’s 2015 Top 20 Films:

1. The Assassin
2. Carol
3. Mad Max: Fury Road
4. Arabian Nights
5. Cemetery Of Splendour
6. No Home Movies
7. 45 Years
8. Son Of Saul
9. Amy (tie)
9. Inherent Vice (tie)
11. Anomalisa
11. It Follows (tie)
13. Phoenix
14. Girlhood (tie)
14. Hard To Be A God (tie)
14. Inside Out (tie)
14. Tangerine (tie)
14. Taxi Tehran (tie)
19. Horse Money (tie)
19. The Look Of Silence(tie)

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Rollo Tomasi

A Political Science and MBA grad who started FilmBook during an eCommerce B-School course in 2008. Cinema and TV addict. Former writer at Empire Movies, Blogcritics, and Alternative Film Guide. In addition to writing for FilmBook, he also edits the copy published on the website, manages its writing staff, manages the back-end operations, site finances, its social network accounts, and works with publicists, actors, and companies on press coverage and promotions. He has also created ProMovieBlogger.com and Trending Awards.com.

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