Top UK & International Film Critics Name “The Assassin” Best Film Of The Year

Sight & Sound’s poll of 168 leading UK and international film critics – which asked them to list their top 5 films of the year – reveals Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s The Assassin at No.1 with Carol and Mad Max taking 2nd & 3rd spots.

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The prestigious annual poll saw 168 UK and international film critics nominate their top five films from 2015 with The Assassin, from award-winning Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien, voted the best film of the year. This was followed by Todd Haynes’ Carol and Mad Max: Fury Road from director George Miller in a top 10 that revealed a strong year for female characters and stories with seven out of ten featuring striking female leads.

The full results will be published in the January 2016 issue of Sight & Sound and online.

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    Ruth Reply

    I’m very curious to check out The Assassin but I LOVE LOVE Fury Road. Just rewatched it recently and it was still as bad ass & emotional as the first viewing.

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