filmmixtape’s Top Ten Films of 2015

So finally, here we are.

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What a year for film. The year began poorly (both cinematically and personally), but ended even stronger than we’ve seen in some time. There’s a few towering above the pack, but just below the very best, 2015 still gave us an abnormally wide and diverse group of very strong films ripe for discussion and lingering shelf lives. Even outside of my higher ranked films, there’s new personal favorites close to my heart like Trainwreck, Brooklyn, and Magic Mike XXL to enjoy for years to come.

Major films unfortunately missed include James White, Son of Saul, and The Tribe – what else do you think I should catch up with?

If you missed the previous Best of 2015 posts, be sure to check out:

To spread the love, my 20-11 films are (in order): Phoenix, What We Do in the Shadows, Steve Jobs, The Look of Silence, Love and Mercy, Tangerine, Ex Machina, Inside Out, I’ll See You in My Dreams, and Shaun the Sheep.

On to the top 10…

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Top 10 Overlooked “Funniest Screenplays”

Earlier in the week, the Writer’s Guild of America tickled our collective list addiction and dropped their “101 Funniest Screenplays.” If you haven’t taken a look, here you go. Annie Hall took the top spot and a good deal of flack for not being seen as an uproarious laughfest. Though it’s among my all-time favorites, being called “Best Comedy Screenplay” would have been more appropriate than “Funniest”. But don’t forget how strong the jokes are:

Check out some of the surprising omissions after the jump:

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