The Participants

Simon Abrams (RogerEbert)

Certified Copy
It's Such a Beautiful Day
Last of the Unjust
Night Across the Street
Under the Skin

Nick Allen (RogerEbert)

The Master
Whose Streets?
Inception
Cameraperson
Hereditary

Carlos Aguilar (Movie Maker)

A Separation
The Tree of Life
Foxtrot
Roma
Boy and the World

Siddhant Adlakha (Slash Film)

Creed
Inception
The Act of Killing
The Look of Silence
Moonlight

Ethan Alter (Yahoo)

Inside Llewyn Davis
Room 237
Okja
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Wuthering Heights

Erik Anderson (Awards Watch)

The Tree of Life
Moonlight
Mad Max: Fury Road
Carol
The Rider

Michael J. Anderson (Oklahoma City Museum of Arts)

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives
Certified Copy
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
The Assassin
A Quiet Passion

Fernanbdo Andres (Film School Rejects)

Margaret
Krisha
American Honey
Madeline’s Madeline
Her Smell

Mallory Andrews (Cléo)

First Reformed
Inside Llewyn Davis
Personal Shopper
Frances Ha
Phantom Thread

David Ansen (Newsweek)

The Great Beauty
Moonlight
Neighboring Sounds
Roma
A Separation

Michael Atkinson (Village Voice)

The Lobster
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives
Amour
Mysteries of Lisbon
Blue is the Warmest Color

Edwin Arnaudin (mxarts)

The Tree of Life
Boyhood
Blade Runner 2049
12 Years a Slave
The Social Network.

Saul Austerlitz (Historian)

Boyhood
Mad Max: Fury Road
Moonrise Kingdom
Roma
The Trip

Daniel Barnes (Sacramento News & Review)

Inherent Vice
Margaret
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence
Under the Skin
Upstream Color

Scott Beggs (Film School Rejects)

Take Shelter
Inside Llewyn Davis
Mad Max: Fury Road
A Separation
Phantom Thread

Nicolas Bell (IONCINEMA)

Holy Motors
Under the Skin
Toni Erdmann
Elle
Margaret

Tanja Bersen (Berlin Film Journal)

The Tree of Life
4:44 Last Day on Earth
Map to the Stars
The Other Side of The Wind
Ray Meets Helen

William Bibbiani (The Wrap)

Get Out
Mad Max: Fury Road
Moonlight
Summer Wars
13th

Alex Biese (USA Today Network)
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Handmaiden
Your Name
West of Memphis
What We Do in the Shadows

Anna Biller (Director, “The Love Witch”)

Phantom thread
In Fabric
The Neon Demon
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
Gone Girl

Alex Billington (First Showing)

Mad Max Fury Road
Her
Mommy
Call Me By Your Name
La La Land

Christian Blauvelt (IndieWire)

Spring Breakers
The Lost City of Z
Kate Plays Christine
Leave No Trace
Mother (Bong Joon-ho)

Chuck Bowen (Slant Magazine)

The Master
The Immigrant
Holy Motors
The Wolf of Wall Street
Twin Peaks: The Return

Uwe Boll (Director, “Alone in the Dark”)

The Wolf of Wall Street
The Big Short
Drive
The Raid 2
Assault on Wall Street

Liz Braun (Toronto Sun)

Phantom Thread
Animal Kingdom
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
The Tree of Life
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby

Tom Brueggmann (IndieWire)

Goodbye to Language 3D
The Social Network
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
Burning
Amour

Joshua Brunsting (Criterion)

Neon Bull
Love Is The Message
The Message Is Death
Twin Peaks: The Return
Personal Shopper
No Home Movie

Jim Brunzell (Festival Director Sound Unseen)

I Saw the Devil
A Separation
Boyhood
Get Out
Beasts of the Southern Wild
You Were Never Really Here

Christopher Bumbray (Joblo)

Drive
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Call Me By Your Name
Inception

Sean Burns (WBUR)

Bridge of Spies
First Reformed
Inside Llewyn Davis
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Wolf of Wall Street

Josh Cabrita (MUBI)

The Tree of Life
Silence
Toni Erdmann
The Immigrant
Asako I & II

David Cairns (Criterion)

Gravity
Mad Max: Fury Road
Isle of Dogs
The Martian
The Wolf of Wall Street

Ben Cahlamer (Electric Bento)

Hell or High Water
The Hateful Eight
Toy Story 3
Looper
Gravity

Christopher Campbell (Film School Rejects)

Stories We Tell
Phantom Thread
Take Shelter
The Imposter
Moonlight

Jonathan Caouette (Director, “Tarnation”)

The Imposter
Interstellar
Room
Moonlight
Mommy Dead And Dearest

Najib Chamchounm (Cine-Jam)

Inside Llewyn Davis
The Master
Only Lovers Left Alive
A Separation
The Lobster

Gus Edgar Chan (Little White Lies)

Inherent Vice
House of Tolerance
Sunsey
Personal Shopper
Mad Max: Fury Road

Walter Chaw (Film Threat)

Under the Skin
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives
The Tree of Life
Paterson
Burning

Godfrey Cheshire (RogerEbert)

Roma
Citizenfour
La Sapienza
12 Years a Slave
A Separation

Erik Childress (eFilmCritic/WGN Radio)

A Ghost Story
Her
Inception
Inside Out
Mad Max: Fury Road

Daryl Chin (Screenwriter)

Timbuktu
Sixty-Six
A Touch of Sin
The Rider
The Royal Road

Sara Clements (Reel Honey)

Her
Arrival
Ex Machina
Mad Max Fury Road.

Laura Clifford (Reeling Reviews)

Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
The Social Network
Holy Motors
Roma
Dawson City: Frozen Time
Twin Peaks: The Return

Jake Cole (Slant Magazine)

Ash is Purest White
Horse Money
Inherent Vice
It's Such A Beautiful Day
Twin Peaks The Return

Sherilyn Connely (SF Weekly)

God Help the Girl
Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
The Neon Demon
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Sorry to Bother You

Martin Conterio (Freelance, Author)

Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
Nocturama
Mad Max: Fury Road
Beyond the Hills
Only God Forgives.

Adam Cook (Cinema Scope)

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives
The Immigrant
Journey to the West (Tsai Ming-liang)
Meek’s Cutoff
Like Someone in Love

Max Covill (Film School Rejects)

The Social Network
Roma
Toni Erdmann
Arrival
Mad Max: Fury Road

Ben Croll (The Wrap)

Carlos
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Upstream Color
Elle
Foxtrot

Jordan Cronk (Reverse Shot/CinemaScope)

Goodbye to Language
No Home Movie
The Strange Case of Angelica
Twin Peaks: The Return
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives

Andrew Crump (Paste Magazine)

Faces Places
Mad Max: Fury Road
12 Years a Slave
Phantom Thread
The Babadook

Niki Cruz (am NewYork)

Blue Valentine
Bachelorette
Her
Get Out
If Beale Street Could Talk

Greg Cwik (Freelance)

The Master
Journey to the West
World of Tomorrow
Under the Skin
Upstream Color

Freja Dam (Sound Venue)

The Florida Project
Toni Erdmann
Frances Ha
Boyhood
Certain Women

Tony Dayoub (Cinema Viewfinder)

Get Out
Inherent Vice
Mad Max: Fury Road
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
The Tree of Life

Peter DeBruge (Variety)

The Tree of Life
Secret Sunshine
Amour
I Am Love
Son of Saul

Dylan Dempsey (IONCINEMA)

Inception
Silver Linings Playbook
Moonlight
Foxtrot
Us

Steve Dollar (The Washington Post/The Wall Street Journal)

Toni Erdmann
Twin Peaks: The Return
Holy Motors
Computer Chess
The Act of Killing.

Edward Douglas (Comics Beat)

Whiplash
La La Land
Life of Pi
Call Me By Your Name
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Drake Doremus (Director, “Like Crazy”)

Blue Is the Warmest Color
A Separation
Senna
A Prophet
The Square

A.A. Dowd (The AV Club)

Amour
Certified Copy
Manchester By The Sea
Phoenix
A Separation

Diana Drumm (Freelance, Female Film Critics Circle)

Carol
Grand Budapest Hotel
Moonlight
Phantom Thread
Selma

Michael Dunaway (Paste Magazine)

Take Shelter
The Tree of Life
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Boyhood
Moonlight

David Ehrenstein (Critic, Philosopher)

Film Socialisme
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives
The Ghost Writer
Keep the Lights On
Hannah Arendt
Carol

Jasmine Elia (Awards Daily)

The Social Network
Toy Story 3
Moonlight
Get Out
Carol

Gregory Ellwood (The Playlist)

Tangerine
Under the Skin
Moonlight
Gravity
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Rider

Steven Erickson (Nashville Scene)

Get Out
Toni Erdmann
Certified Copy
Right Now, Wrong Then
Leviathan (2012)

Chris Evangelista (Slash Film)

Carol
Get Out
The Master
Inside Llewyn Davis
Mad Max; Fury Road

Matt Fagelhorn (RogerEbert)

The Diary of a Teenage Girl
Eighth Grade
Minding the Gap
Stations of the Cross
Twin Peaks: The Return

Jim Farmer (Georgia Voice)

Ex Machina
Her
Moonlight
Get Out
The Favourite

David Fear (Rolling Stone)

Faces Places
Boyhood
Phantom Thread
Moonlight
Shame

F.X. Feeney (Writer-Director)

The Counselor
The Phantom Thread
Submergence
Other Side of the Wind
First They Killed My Father

Scott Feinberg (The Hollywood Reporter)

The Social Network
La La Land
The Florida Project
Short Term 12
Blue Valentine

John Lynn Fernandez (IFCS)

Happy Hour
Phantom Thread
Silence
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives

Marshall Fine (Freelance)

La La Land
Birdman
Boyhood
Drive
Martha Marcy May Marlene

Steve Finkelstein (FB Film Forum)

Great Beauty
A Dangerous Method
Holy Motors
Detroit
Silence

Garth Franklin (Dark Horizons)

Moonlight
Max Max: Fury Road
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Inherent Vice
Drive

Jon Frosch (The Hollywood Reporter)

Call Me By Your Name
Moonlight
Inside Llewyn Davis
Blue Is the Warmest Color
Boyhood

Graham Fuller (Freelance film critic)

The Assassin
Zama
Phantom Thread
The Turin Horse
Clouds of Sils Maria

Lawrence Garcia (MUBI)

Like Someone in Love
The Forbidden Room
Margaret
Nocturama
Twin Peaks: The Return (Lynch)

Todd Gilchrist (Birth.Movies.Death)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Get Out
The Master
Margaret
Four Lions

Devika Girish (Film Comment)

A Separation
Under the Skin
No Home Movie
Zama
Transit

Noah Gittell (BBC)

Bridesmaids
Get Out
Phantom Thread
Moonlight
We Need to Talk About Kevin

Bill Goodykoontz (AZ Central)

A Separation
Boyhood
Moonlight
Stories We Tell
The Social Network

Jean-Jacky Goldberg (Les Inrockuptibles)

How Do You know
The Social Network
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives
Unstoppable
Bad Lieutenant

Jason Gorber (Managing Editor, That Shelf)

The Act of Killing
Sicario
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Mad Max: Fury Road
Inside Llewyn Davis

David Greven (The University of South Carolina, English Department)

12 Years a Slave
Foxcatcher
Carol
Silence
Call Me By Your Name

Nikola Grozdanović (The Playlist)

Norte, the End of History
Mad Max: Fury Road
Holy Motors
The Tree of Life
The Master

Selin Gürel (Istanbul, Milliyet Sanat)

La Grande Bellezza
Son of Saul
Post Tenebras Lux
Once Upon A Time in Anatolia
The Wailing

Zaki Hasan (Birth.Movies.Death)

The Big Short
The Avengers
Inception
Mad Max: Fury Road
Spotlight

Pete Hammond (Deadline)

La La Land
The Artist
Boyhood
The Social Network
War For The Planet Of The Apes.

Jesse Hassenger (The A.V. Club)

Inception
Inside Llewyn Davis
The Grand Budapest Hotel
It Follows
Mistress America

Matthew Hays (Journalist, Film Professor, Concordia University)

Blue Jasmine
Maps to the Stars
Mad Max: Fury Road
Tangerine
Get Out

Glenn Heath Jr. (San Diego City Beat)

This is Not a Film
Like Someone In Love
Mysteries of Lisbon
The Lone Ranger
The Assassin

Patrick Heidmann ( Berliner Zeitung/EPD Film)

Moonlight
Toni Erdmann
Amour
Tom at the Farm
Carol

Monte Hellman (Film Director, ‘Two-Lane Blacktop,” “Cockfighter)

Saint George
Three Windows and a Hanging
Bota
Silence in Dreamland, Il
Capitale Umano

Eric Henderson (Slant Magazine)

Certified Copy
Heart of A Dog
Spring Breakers
Stranger by the Lake
The Tree of Life

Odie Henderson (RogerEbert)

Fences
The Social Network
The Tree of Life
Creed
Blindspotting

Luke Hicks (Chicago Reader/Film School Rejects)

The Master
Ida
Inside Llewyn Davis
White Material
Shoplifters

Aaron Hillis (Village Voice)

Dogtooth
Holy Motors
Under the Skin
The Act of Killing
Melancholia

Jordan Hoffman (The Guardian)

Ida
Paterson
The Florida Project
Dawson City: Frozen Time
Toni Erdmann

Matt Hoffman (Film School Rejects)

Melancholia
Phoenix
Certified Copy
Toni Erdmann
The Master
No Home Movie

Robert Horton (Seattle Weekly/Film Comment)

Margaret
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Certified Copy
Twin Peaks: The Return

Pete Howell (Toronto Star)

The Tree of Life
Holy Motors
Inside Llewyn Davis
Moonlight
Faces Places

Andrea Hudson (Freelance)

Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse
Only Lovers Left Alive
Get Out
Mad Max: Fury Road
Snowpiercer

David Hudson (The Criterion Collection)

The Assassin
Boyhood
Carol
Toni Erdmann
The Turin Horse

Wendy Ide (The Observer)

Girlhood
Roma
Under The Skin
Mad Max: Fury Road
BPM (Beats Per Minute)

Livia Bloom Ingram (Curator, VP of Icarus Films )

‘Til Madness Do Us Part
Sorry to Bother You
No Home Movie
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives
Timbuktu

Annette Insdorf (Columbia University Film Professor)

Where Do We Go Now?
Dunkirk
Amour
Ida
The Good Lie

Jen Johans (Film Intuition)

Boyhood
Her
Locke
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mustang

Mark Johnson (Awards Circuit)

La La Land
The Social Network
Inception
The Tree of Life
Gravity

Nate Jones (New York Magazine/Vulture)

Moonlight
Boyhood
The Florida Project
Widows
American Honey

Larry Karaszewski (Screenwriter)

The Social Network
Enter the Void
Inside Llewyn Davis
Margaret
Baby Driver

Elisabeth Karlin (Playwright)

Tailor, Tinker, Soldier Spy
Moonlight
Roma
Burning
Personal Shopper

Dave Karger (TCM)

Roma
Lion
Brooklyn
Silver Linings Playbook
Blue Valentine

Brandon Katz (The New York Observer)

Moonlight
Toy Story 3
Mad Max: Fury Road
Her
The Social Network

Don Kaye (Den of Geek)

Mad Max: Fury Road
Whiplash
Hell or High Water
Three Billboards

Austin Kennedy (Freelance)

The Tree of life
Burning
Phoenix
Mountains May Depart
Melancholia

Glenn Kenny (The New York Times)

Inside Llewyn Davis
Cemetery Of Splendor
Hard to be a God
A Dangerous Method
The Master

Peter Keough (Boston Globe)

Melancholia
Leviathan (2012)
Inside Llewyn Davis
Lady Bird
The Rider

Harry Knowles (Ain’t It Cool News)

The Handmaiden
Mad Max: Fury Road
13 Assassins
The Shape of Water
The Social Network

Robert Koehler (CinemaScope/Film Comment)

Arabian Knights
Certain Women
Slow Action
The Treasure
Winter Vacation

Eric Kohn (IndieWire)

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives
Holy Motors
12 Years a Slave
Boyhood
Roma

Dan Kois (Slate)

Attack the Block
Boyhood
The Florida Project
Her
Weekend

Jonathan Kiefer (Screenwriter)

Faces Places
Force Majeure
Nostalgia for the Light
Oslo, August 31st
Thunder Road
Toni Erdmann

Kevin Laforest (Extra Beurre)

Mad Max; Fury Road
It's Such a Beautiful Day
Dunkirk
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Moonlight

Joanna Langfield (The Movie Minute)

Boyhood
Get Out
Her
Inside Out
Tangerine

Eric Lavallee (IONCINEMA)

You Were Never Really Here
Phantom Thread
Under the Skin
The Act of Killing
Melancholia

Will Leitch (New York Magazine)

Boyhood
Moonlight
OJ Made in America
Roma
Zero Dark Thirty

Diego Lerer (Programmer, Cannes Directors' Fortnight )

Uncle Boonmeem Who Can Recall Past Lives
Zama
Boyhood
The Master
Tabu

Marcos Levy (Freelance)

Inherent Vice
The Wolf of Wall St
Her
Tabloid
Black Swan

Craig D. Lindsey (Nashville Scene)

Dope
The Great Beauty
Moonrise Kingdom
The Social Network
Two Days, One Night

Chloe Lizotte (Reverse Shot/Film Comment)

Carol
Goodbye to Language
Holy Motors
Twin Peaks: The Return
Zama

Wesley Lovell (Cinema Sight)

Blade Runner 2049
Kubo and the Two Strings
Carol
Mad Max: Fury Road
Snowpiercer

Rod Lurie (Director)

The Revenant
Wild Tales
Zero Dark Thirty
Gravity
The Insult

Carson Lund (Slant Magazine)

The Forbidden Room
Stray Dogs
Like Someone in Love
Almayer's Folly
Holy Motors

Willow Catelyn Maclay (Village Voice)

Twin Peaks: the Return
No Home Movie
Cameraperson
Under the Skin
Romancing in Thin Air

Joey Magidson (Awards Circuit)

Blue Valentine
Her
Interstellar
Manchester by the Sea
The Social Network

Wade Major (NPR/KPCC)

The Artist
La La Land
The King's Speech
Mad Max: Fury Road
A Star is Born

Piers Marchant (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, VOX)

A Ghost Story
Roma
The Hunt
The Look of Silence
The Witch

Eric Marchen (Rogers TV)

12 Years a Slave
Boyhood
Mad Max: Fury Road
Moonlight
The Social Network.

Dan Marcus (Freelance)

Inception
Call Me By Your Name
Drive
Mad Max: Fury Road
Before Midnight

Adrian Martin (Freelance)

Detention
Mia Madre
Almayer's Folly
Zama
Mysteries of Lisbon

Phillip Martin Arkansas (Democrat-Gazette)

Amour
Inside Llewyn Davis
Melancholia
Winter’s Bone
Roma

Maitland McDonaugh (Author)

Animal Kingdom
Marwencol
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Anomalisa
The Shape of Water

Patrick Z. McGavin (RogerEbert)

The Other Side of the Wind
Boyhood
The Assassin
Carlos
Goodbye to Language

John McNaughton (Director)

Ida
Baby Driver
The Other Side of the Wind
I Saw the Devil

Steve Mears (Film Comment)

Amour
First Reformed
Margaret
The Master
The Tree of Life

Myron Meisel (Los Angeles Film Critics Association)

The Brand New Testament
A Separation
Shoplifters
Poetry
Winter Sleep

Fred Melamed (Actor)

The White Ribbon
The Social Network
Boyhood
A Separation
The Master

Scott Mendelson (Forbes)

Gravity
Nightcrawler
Mad Max; Fury Road
Get Out
Cabin in the Woods

Scott Menzel (We Live Entertainment)

Before Midnight
Toy Story 3
Short Term 12
The Social Network
The Greatest Showman

Ashley Menzel (We Live Entertainment)

Nightcrawler 
Room
Moonlight
Inception
Lady Bird 

Amanda Meyncke (Fandango)
Inception
Tree of Life
It Follows
Take this waltz
Clouds of Sils Maria

Michael Mirasol (RogerEbert/Movie Mezzanine)

Mad Max: Fury Road
Boyhood
A Touch of Sin
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives
Timbuktu

Jared Mobarak (The Film Stage)

Her
High Rise
Moonlight
Mudbound

Matt Monagle (Austin Chronicle)

Mad Max: Fury Road
Moonlight
Tangerines (2013)
Carol
I Am Not Your Negro

Roger Moore (Movie Nation)

Dunkirk
Grand Budapest Hotel
The Revenant
Boyhood
Black Swan
The Tree of Life

Hans Morgenstern (Independent Ethos)

Twin Peaks The Return
Annihilation
Only Lovers Left Alive
Embrace of the Serpent
The Turin Horse

James Morrison (Claremont McKenna College, Film Historian)

The Clouds of Sils Maria
The Image Book
Margaret
Toni Erdmann
The Tree of Life

Clarence Moye (Awards Circuit)

The Tree of Life
Toy Story 3
The Social Network
12 Years a Slave
Inside Llewyn Davis

Noel Murray (The AV Club)

Frances Ha
I Am Not Your Negro
Roma
Under The Skin
Winter’s Bone

Charlie Nash (BOFCS)

Margaret
The Tree of Life
Under the Skin
Carol
Certain Women

Chris Nashawaty (Entertainment Weekly)

The Lobster
Before Midnight
The Social Network
La La Land
Moonlight

Matt Neglia (Next Best Picture)

12 Years A Slave
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Master
Roma
The Social Network

Michael Nordine (IndieWire)

The Tree of Life
The Immigrant
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives
Burning
Leviathan (2012)

Tricia Olszewski (Washington City Paper)

Looper
The LEGO Movie
Paranormal Activity
Melancholia
James White

Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby)

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
The Hunger Games
Inside Out
La La Land
Life of Pi

John Oursler (Freelance)

The Tribe
Carol
Toni Erdmann
Certified Copy
The Master

Brian Owens (Artistic Director, Calgary International Film Festival)

Call Me By Your Name
Mad Max: Fury Road
Moonlight
Roma
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives

Priscilla Page (Birth.Movies.Death)

Phantom Thread
Mad Max: Fury Road
Moonlight
Under the Skin
You Were Never Really Here

Michael Patterson (Michael's Telluride Film Blog)

12 Years a Slave
Inside Llewyn Davis
A Separation
Shame
Birdman

Danny Peary (Author, Critic)

Fruitville Station
Margaret
A Separation
Ida
Two Days One Night

Gerald Peary (The Arts Fuse)

La La Land
The Look of Silence
A Ghost Story
A Separation
Right Now, Wrong

Miguel Pendas

Black Swan
Moonlight
Gravity
Nebraska
The Revenant

David Poland (Movie City News)

Ex Machina
The Act of Killing
Baby Driver
Phantom Thread
Cold War

Niklas Pollmann (Amwegesrand)

Oslo, August 31st
Spring Breakers
A Separation
Sieranevada
Winter Sleep

John Powers (NPR)

The Assassin
Mysteries of Lisbon
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
Phantom Thread
Toni Erdmann

Steve Pond (The Wrap)

The Tree of Life
Boyhood
The Act of Killing
The Turin Horse
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her

Richard Porton (Cineaste)

Once Upon a Time in Antanolia
Timbuktu
Norte, the End of History
Zama
Phantom Thread
A Touch of Sin

Ray Pride (Newcity, Movie City News)

The Act of Killing
Cold War 
The Florida Project
Mad Max: Fury Road
Twin Peaks: the Return

Matt Prigge (Metro)

The Tree of Life
Margaret
National Gallery
Mad Max: Fury Road
Magic Mike XXL

C.J. Prince (The Film Stage)

Leviathan (2012)
Hard to Be a God
Only Lovers Left Alive
Oslo, August 31
Living Stars

Claudia Puig (USA Today)

Roma
Moonlight
Boyhood
Get Out
Ladybird
A Separation

Mara Reinstein (US Weekly)

The Social Network
Whiplash
Bridesmaids
Get Out
La La Land

Timothy Rhys (Movie Maker)

You Were Never Really Here
A Separation
Blue is the Warmest Color
Whiplash
The Place Beyond the Pines

Alan K. Rode (Writer-Producer, Author)

Hugo
Hell or High Water
The Death of Stalin
Roma
They Shall Not Grow Old

Gabe Rodriguez (Producer, Fallen Hero)

Inside Llewyn Davis
12 Years a Slave
The Master
Elle
Margaret

Rene Rodriguez (Miami Herald)

The Wolf of Wall Street
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Tree of Life
Moneyball
Silence

Ruben Rosario (Miamiartzine)

The Tree of Life
Call Me by Your Name
Margaret
Anomalisa
The Great Beauty

Jordan Ruimy (World of Reel)

The Tree of Life
Margaret
The Master
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives
Under the Skin

Dan Salitt (The Hollywood Reporter)

Sleeping Beauty
Old Dog
The Day He Arrives
A Month in Thailand
The Mend

Nick Schager (The Daily Beast)

The Tree of LIfe
The Master
Lincoln
The Act of Killing
Mad Max: Fury Road

D.H. Schleicher (Author, Then Came Darkness)

Phoenix
Phantom Thread
If Beale Street Could Talk
The Tree of Life
Inception

Christopher Schoebert (The Buffalo News)

Inside Llewyn Davis
The Master
Clouds of Sils Maria
Carol
Only Lovers Left Alive

Ian Schultz (Psychotroniccinema)

The Master
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Drive
Under the Skin
The Shape of Water

Niles Schwartz (Freelance)

The Tree of Life
First Reformed
Wolf Of Wall Street
Grand Budapest Hotel
Carlos

Don Shanahan (OFCS)

Room
Whiplash
La La Land
Spotlight
Brooklyn

Steven Shaviro (DeRoy Professor of English, Wayne State University )

Detention
Holy Motors
Upstream Color
Twin Peaks: The Return
Sorry To Bother You.

Allison Shoemaker (The A.V. Club)

The Florida Project
The Handmaiden
Moonlight
The Master
Inside Out

Yael Shuv (Time Out/Tel Aviv)

Margaret
American Honey
Mad Max: Fury Road
Grand Budapest Hotel
The Rider

Diego Semerene (Slant Magazine)

The Turin Horse
The Act of Killing
Ida
Stranger by the Lake
Son of Saul

Gene Seymour (Freelance)

Only Lovers Left Alive
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Florida Project
Toni Erdmann
Moonlight

Jason Shawan (Freelance)

Annihilation
Cloud Atlas
The Lords of Salem
Margaret
Saint Laurent

Alex Simon (The Hollywood Interview)

Dunkirk
Call Me By Your Name
First Reformed
Blackkklansman
The Tree of Life

Amie Simon (Three Imaginary Girls)

True Grit
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Shape of Water
Suspiria
Us

Radheyan Simonpillai (Now Toronto)

The Master
Inherent Vice
Phoenix
Tabu
Phantom Thread

Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy (Director, “The Tribe”)

Mad Max: Fury Road
Noah
Sicario
Dunkirk
Son of Saul

Derek Smith (Slant Magazine)

The Act of Killing
It's Such a Beautiful Day
Leviathan (2012)
Phantom Thread
Under the Skin

Jeff Sneider (Freelance)

OJ: Made in America
The Social Network
Manchester By the Sea
The Place Beyond the Pines
Warrior

Peter Sobczynski (RogerEbert)

Blue is the Warmest Color
Elle
Mad Max Fury Road
Phantom Thread
The Tree of Life

Danielle Solzman (Solzy at the Movies)

Bridesmaids
Birdman
The Descendants
The Social Netwok
Dunkirk

Collin Souter (RogerEbert)

The Tree of Life
Mad Max: Fury Road
Roma
The Social Network
Inside Out.

Michael Sragow (Film Comment)

Foxtrot
Timbuktu
Detroit
Spotlight
War for the Planet of the Apes.

Emma Stefansky (Thrillist)

Mad Max: Fury Road
Moonlight
Phantom Thread
Magic Mike XXL
Holy Motors

David Sterritt (Christian Science Monitor)

BlacKkKlansman
The Death of Louis XIV
The Duke of Burgundy
Goodbye to Language
The Tree of Life

Marlow Stern (The Daily Beast)

Mad Max: Fury Road
The Social Network
Get Out
The Master
Beasts of the Southern Wild

Sara Stewart (New York Post)

Mad Max: Fury Road
Bridesmaids
Boyhood
Get Out
Call Me By Your Name

Alice Stoehr (Pussy Goes Grrr)

Certain Women
Certified Copy
No Home Movie
Two Days, One Night
Under the Skin

Herb Stratford (Film Fest Tucson)

The Revenant
The Tree of Life
Manchester By the Sea
Roma
Inception

Bob Strauss (Los Angeles Daily News)

Roma
Get Out
Carol
The Act of Killing
Ida
Silence

Cedric Succivalli (International Cinephile Society)

Holy Motors
Mysteries of Lisbon
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives
Blue is the Warmest Color
A Paris Education.

Janet Sullivan (Sister Celluloid)

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
Faces Places
The Artist
Kedi
Nebraska

Ryan Swen (The Film Stage, Seattle Screen Scene)

Carol
Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Silence
Twin Peaks: The Return
Yourself and Yours

Brian Tallerico (RogerEbert)

Her
Inside Llewyn Davis
Roma
A Separation
The Tree of Life

Sandi Tan (Director, “Shirkers”)

The Great Beauty
Phantom Thread
Poetry
Neighboring Sounds
Clouds of Sils Maria

Andrea Thompson (The Young Folks)

The Master
If Beale Street Could Talk
Selma
You Were Never Really Here
A Separation

Luke Y. Thompson (Forbes/Nerdist)

The Lego Movie
Nymphomaniac
Amour
The Human Centipede 3
It's Such a Beautiful Day

Brian Truitt (USA Today)

Silver Linings Playbook
Mad Max: Fury Road
Arrival
A Ghost Story
Sing Street

Mel Valentin (Next projection)

Phantom Thread
Roma
The Social Network
The Tree of Life
The Witch

Ronit Vertelney (Freelance)

Noah
Arrival
The Tree of Life
Cloud Atlas
Melancholia

Richard Von Busack (Metro)

True Grit
The Tree of Life
Mr Turner
Moonlight
Roma

James Ward (Visalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register)

The Tree of Life
Call Me By Your Name
Boyhood
Lincoln
Dunkirk

Kathleen Walsh (Freelance)

Under the Skin
Her
12 Years a Slave
The Lobster
Get Out

Daniel Waters (Freelance)

Beyond the Hills
The Lobster
The Tree of Life
The Turn Horse
Birdman

Max Weiss (Baltimore Magazine)

Margaret
Carol
Phantom Thread
Stories We Tell
The Social Network

Jeffrey Wells (Hollywood Elsewhere)

A Separation
The Social Network
Zero Dark Thirty
Call Me By Your Name
Moneyball

Glenn Whipp (Los Angeles Times)

Boyhood
Inside Out
Mad Max Fury Road
The Master
The Tree of Life

Armond White (National Review)

Man of Steel
The President
Wild Grass
Vincere
Queen & Country

Oliver Whitney (Screen Crush)

The Tree of Life
Moonlight
Upstream Color
Carol
Certified Copy

Stephen Whitty (Newark Star-Ledger)

Roma
Manchester by the Sea
Call Me By Your Name
Ida
Boyhood

Matthew Wilder (Writer-Director)

The Autobiography Of Nicolae Ceaucecu
In Jackson Heights
Film Socialisme
The Master
Sleeping Beauty (Julia Leigh)

Cam Williams (Little White Lies)

Inside Llewyn Davis
The Master
High Life
Boyhood
Get Out

Amber Wilkinson (Eye For Film)

The Arbor
Girlhood
The Act of Killing
We Need To Talk About Kevin
I Wish

Chuck Wilson (L.A. Weekly/Village Voice)

If Beale Street Could Talk
Toy Story 3
Call Me By Your Name
Lincoln
Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

Susan Wloszczyna (RogerEbert)

Toni Erdmann
45 Years
Mad Max: Fury Road
Boyhood
Hell or High Water.

Robin Write (Filmotomy)

Your Name
A Separation
Ida
The Handmaiden
Ex Machina

Addison Wylie (Wire Magazine)

The Florida Project
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck
The Place Beyond the Pines
Roma
White God