Wednesday, 30 December 2015

THE ASSASSIN TOPS DESISTFILM'S BEST OF 2015 LIST


You totally need to start visiting blog.desistfilm.com. The writing is great, the opinions are sound, and you'll be introduced to so much brilliant new cinema. Just look at their list of the best films of the year, as compiled from the round-up of all their international contributors they published yesterday. From my perspective, I can attest to the fact that I've loved every single one of the films on this list that I've seen to date. Check it out:

Desistfilm's Best Films of 2015
1. The Assassin (Hou Hsiao Hsien)
2. Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) (Abbas Fahdel)
3. Arabian Nights: Volume 1 - The Restless One / Arabian Nights: Volume 2 - The Desolate One / Arabian Nights: Volume 3 - The Enchanted One (Miguel Gomes)
4. Cemetery of Splendour (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
=  Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller)
6. No Home Movie (Chantal Akerman)
7. The Forbidden Room (Evan Johnson and Guy Maddin)
8. Blood of My Blood (Marco Bellocchio)
9. The Academy of Muses (Jose Luis Guerin)
10. In the Shadow of Women (Philippe Garrel)
11. Samuray-S (Raul Perrone)
12. Right Now, Wrong Then (Hong Sang Soo)
13. The Exquisite Corpus (Peter Tscherkassky)
14. Field Niggas (Khalik Allah)
15. Heart of a Dog (Laurie Anderson)