1) Mad Max Fury Road
A veteran like Miller understands the power of the image and what it yields, which is on full display in this visionary post-apocalyptic film.
An exhilarating and lingering depiction of ambition.
3) Bridge of Spies
A perfectly crafted period picture that captures the Cold War in all its murky and paranoid detail.
4) It Follows
A fascinating and loving embrace of the slasher genre that conceptualises death in a frightening new way.
5) Ex Machina
The cinematic equivalent of seeing a Chess Game unfold.
6) Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
The Force Awakens greatly articulates and expounds upon the appeal of the enduring Star Wars saga.
7) Slow West
A fundamentally tragic Western that chronicles the changing perspectives of two men’s outlook on life.
8) Inherent Vice
A superb piece of experiential cinema and admirable adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s dense and psychedelic novel.
Nature and War are at the heart of this commendably artful retelling of William Shakespeare’s powerful tragedy.
10) Crimson Peak
A fantastic harmony between Gothic horror and the exuberant, surreal style of Italian horror cinema.