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2015 Year End Poll

2015 Year End Poll

This year's Double Exposure poll was the most diverse we ever had. Save three, each contributor had a different vote for the best film of 2015. Below are the tabulated results as well as some thoughts from our contributors on their top film.
NYFF 2015: De Palma, "De Palma," and Baumbach

NYFF 2015: De Palma, “De Palma,” and Baumbach

Much as De Palma is at his most original and his most political when he “does” Hitchcock, Baumbach is at his proudest, his most creative, and his most ambitious when he points the camera at his subject and listens.
NYFF 2015: Cemetery of Splendour

NYFF 2015: Cemetery of Splendour

Apichatpong can find life in anything, even the ceiling fans that hang above the sleeping soldiers, the hi-res camera “freezing” their rotating blades.
Jealousy

Jealousy

None of the creative types in Philippe Garrel's Jealousy comes close to making a masterpiece. What they’re missing is a genuine community, a wave of support and collaboration that they can ride to creative success.
Nymphomaniac

Nymphomaniac

If there is a lesson to be learned from Nymphomaniac, it’s that it does not pay to piss off Lars von Trier.
The Title Sequences of Alfred Hitchcock

The Title Sequences of Alfred Hitchcock

Hitchcock’s title sequences are miniatures of his movies, confirming all of his artistic quirks and credos. They acknowledge their artificiality and still manage to be hugely entertaining in their own right.
Gravity

Gravity

Jackson Arn reviews Alfonso Cuarón's new blockbuster, Gravity.
The Last Detail

The Last Detail

Jackson Arn reviews Hal Ashby's 1973 film, now playing at Film Forum.
The Place Beyond the Pines

The Place Beyond the Pines

Jackson Arn reviews Derek Cianfrance's latest film.
Le Petit Soldat

Le Petit Soldat

Jackson Arn reviews the early Jean-Luc Godard film, now playing at Film Forum.
The Wind Will Carry Us

The Wind Will Carry Us

Jackson Arn reviews Abbas Kiarostami's 1999 masterpiece, screening as part of the Film Society of Lincoln Center's retrospective of the Iranian director's works.
Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas

Jackson Arn reviews the adaptation of David Mitchell’s novel by the Wachowski siblings and Tom Tykwer.
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