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Where to Watch the Indiewire Critics Poll Winners

Where to Watch the Indiewire Critics Poll Winners

Yesterday, we posted the results of our massive year-end critics poll. Sifting through all those top choices from the year in film, you may be wondering where to catch up with the titles you may not have seen yet. Have no fear! Below, we’ve listed some of 2015’s upper tier cinema, with links to the best places to watch them right now.

Many of these films are available on multiple platforms, but we’ve tracked down at least one option for each. Below each title, we’ve also listed the year-end categories where these films placed highly. If you’re looking for a strong female lead performance or a well-crafted screenplay, look no further.

Mad Max: Fury Road

#1 – Best Film
#1 – Best Director
#7 – Best Lead Actress
#3 – Best Original Score/Soundtrack
#2 – Best Cinematography
#1 – Best Editing
Digital Purchase

Carol

#2 – Best Film
#2 – Best Director
#5/6 – Best Lead Actress
#6 – Best Supporting Actress
#2 – Best Screenplay
#1 – Best Original Score/Soundtrack
#1 – Best Cinematography
#2 – Best Editing
Theaters

Spotlight

#3 – Best Film
#5 – Best Director
#6 – Best Supporting Actor
#1 – Best Screenplay
#3 – Best Editing
Theaters

Inside Out

#4 – Best Film
#4 – Best Screenplay
#9 – Best Original Score/Soundtrack
Digital Purchase

Phoenix

#5 – Best Film
#7 – Best Director
#4 – Best Lead Actress
Netflix

Brooklyn

#6 – Best Film
#9 – Best Director
#2 – Best Lead Actress
#9 – Best Supporting Actor
#6 – Best Screenplay
#9 – Best Cinematography
Theaters

Anomalisa

#7 – Best Film 
#8 – Best Director
#8 – Best Supporting Actress
#3 – Best Screenplay
Theaters (December 30th)

The Assassin

#8 – Best Film 
#3 – Best Director
#3 – Best Cinematography
#9 – Best Editing
Theaters

The Look of Silence

#9 – Best Film
#1 – Best Documentary 
Digital Rental

Son of Saul

#10 – Best Film 
#4 – Best Director
#2 – Best Lead Actor
#1 – Best First Feature
#7 – Best Cinematography
Theaters

Ex Machina

#11 – Best Film 
#2 – Best Supporting Actress
#3 – Best Supporting Actor
#3 – Best First Feature
#7 – Best Screenplay
Amazon Prime

Clouds of Sils Maria

#12 – Best Film 
#9 – Best Lead Actress
#1 – Best Supporting Actress
#10 – Best Screenplay
Digital Rental

Tangerine

#13 – Best Film 
#7 – Best Supporting Actress
Netflix

45 Years

#14 – Best Film 
#1 – Best Lead Actress
#5 – Best Lead Actor
#9 – Best Screenplay
Theaters (December 23rd)

Room

#15 – Best Film 
#3 – Best Lead Actress
Theaters

The Duke of Burgundy

#16 – Best Film 
#6 – Best Original Score/Soundtrack
#10 – Best Cinematography
Netflix

Timbuktu

#17 – Best Film 
Amazon Prime

Arabian Nights

#18 – Best Film
Theaters

Creed

#19 – Best Film
#3 – Best Lead Actor
#10 – Best Supporting Actress
#2 – Best Supporting Actor
#10 – Best Original Score/Soundtrack
#8 – Best Editing
Theaters

Hard to Be a God

#20 – Best Film
#6 – Best Cinematography
Netflix

Taxi

#21 – Best Film
Theaters

Heaven Knows What

#22 – Best Film
Digital Purchase

It Follows

#23 – Best Film
#4 – Best Original Score/Soundtrack
Digital Rental

The Tribe

#24 – Best Film
#7 – Best First Feature
Theaters

Sicario

#25 – Best Film
#4 – Best Supporting Actor
#5 – Best Original Score/Soundtrack
#5 – Best Cinematography
#4 – Best Editing
Theaters

The Forbidden Room

#26 – Best Film
#10 – Best Director
#7 – Best Editing
Theaters

In Jackson Heights

#27 – Best Film
#3 – Best Documentary 
Theaters

The Martian

#28 – Best Film
Digital Purchase (December 22nd)

Mistress America

#29 – Best Film
#8 – Best Screenplay
Digital Purchase

Steve Jobs

#30 – Best Film
#1 – Best Lead Actor
#5 – Best Supporting Actress
#5 – Best Screenplay
#6 – Best Editing
Theaters

The Mend

#31 – Best Film
#10 – Best Lead Actor
#4 – Best First Feature
#10 – Best Editing
Digital Rental

Jauja

#32 – Best Film
Netflix

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

#33 – Best Film
#8 – Best Lead Actress
#2 – Best First Feature
Digital Pre-Order

Chi-Raq

#34 – Best Film
Theaters

Heart of a Dog

#35 – Best Film
#5 – Best Documentary 
Theaters

Horse Money

#36 – Best Film
DVD (March 14th)

Magic Mike XXL

#37 – Best Film
Digital Rental

Amy

#38 – Best Film
#2 – Best Documentary 
Digital Purchase

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

#39 – Best Film
Netflix

The Big Short

#40 – Best Film
#5 – Best Editing
Theaters

Eden

#41 – Best Film
Digital Rental

Experimenter

#42 – Best Film
Digital Rental

About Elly

#43 – Best Film
Netflix

The Revenant

#44 – Best Film
#6 – Best Director
#6 – Best Lead Actor
#7 – Best Original Score/Soundtrack
#4 – Best Cinematography
Theaters

The End of the Tour

#45 – Best Film
#8 – Best Lead Actor
Digital Purchase

Bridge of Spies

#46 – Best Film
#1 – Best Supporting Actor
Theaters

Queen of Earth

#47 – Best Film
#10 – Best Lead Actress
Netflix (December 22nd)

Li’l Quinquin

#48 – Best Film
Netflix

Mustang

#49 – Best Film
#6 – Best First Feature
Theaters

Love & Mercy

#50 – Best Film
#9 – Best Lead Actor
#9 – Best Supporting Actress
#7 – Best Supporting Actor
#8 – Best Original Score/Soundtrack
Digital Purchase

SEE THE FULL RESULTS: Indiewire’s 2015 Year-End Critics Poll

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