Top Ten Films of the Year


2015 has been an interesting year for film.  It feels like every second week we have been handed another huge blockbuster, set to make more money than God.  While some have been great just as many have failed.  Even more importantly, independent cinema continues to show it is just as good as the big budget stuff, with great films coming from all manner of sources.  With that in mind, here are my top ten films of the year.

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Teens with cancer is in danger of becoming it’s own genre.  Following the success of the emotionally draining Fault in Our Stars, we now get the quirky indie version.  Sundance awards and all.  It’s a description that is sure to raise the heckles of some, as they expect to hate Me and Earl and the Dying Girl and yet this story about a self loathing teenager called Greg and his friendship with a girl suffering from leukemia manages to never collapse into mawkish sentimentality.

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