Wednesday, January 13, 2016

2015 Manhattan One-Week-Run Premieres

Here are my favorite films that played at least one week in Manhattan for the first time in 2015, in approximate order of preference:
  1. The Mend (John Magary, USA)
  2. Something, Anything (Paul Harrill, USA)
  3. L for Leisure (Lev Kalman & Whitney Horn, USA)
  4. Court (Chaitanya Tamhane, India)
  5. Felix & Meira (Maxime Giroux, Canada)
  6. Carol (Todd Haynes, USA)
  7. Theeb (Naji Abu Nosar, Jordan/UK)
  8. Casa Grande (Fellipe Barbosa, Brazil) 
  9. Arabian Nights: Volume Two, The Desolate One (Miguel Gomes, Portugal)
  10. Experimenter: The Stanley Milgram Story (Michael Almereyda, USA)
  11. Involuntary (Ruben Ostlund, Sweden)
  12. Veteran (Ryoo Seung-wan, South Korea)
  13. The Avengers: Age of Ultron (Joss Whedon, USA)
  14. Two Shots Fired (Martín Rejtman, Argentina)
  15. Heaven Knows What (Josh Safdie & Benny Safdie, USA)
  16. Ned Rifle (Hal Hartley, USA)
  17. Aloha (Cameron Crowe, USA)
  18. Arabian Nights: Volume Three, The Enchanted One (Miguel Gomes, Portugal)
  19. Gabriel (Lou Howe, USA)