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Slate’s Film Critic Dana Stevens Names Top 10 Films of 2015

Slate's Film Critic Dana Stevens Names Top 10 Films of 2015

As the Good Book once said, “Another day comes another year-end list.” Today it’s from Slate’s film critic Dana Stevens who lists her top 10 films of 2015 in alphabetical order. It’s a nice change of pace from the obsessively ranked lists to which some critics subscribe. The list celebrates the year in film instead of pitting them against each other unnecessarily.

Stevens chooses some films we’ve seen repeatedly on these lists, like “Carol,” “Spotlight,” and “Inside Out,” but she also highlights a few films that usually reside just outside of most people’s lists. There is the Paul Feig comedy “Spy,” featuring wonderful performances by Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, and Jason Statham, and “Diary of a Teenage Girl,” which features a career-making turn by Ben Powley. The other left-field choice is Anna Muylaert’s “The Second Mother” about the tensions that arise between a housemaid of a wealthy Sao Paolo family and her daughter who moves in to the house. Her list is printed below, but of course, click the link above to read her notes on her choices.

Slate’s Dana Stevens’ Top 10 Films of 2015 (Alphabetical Order)

1. “45 Years
2. “Amy
3. “Carol”
4. “The Diary of a Teenage Girl
5. “Inside Out”
6. “The Look of Silence
7. “The Second Mother”
8. “Spotlight”
9. “Spy”
10. “Tangerine

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