Every year as part of our annual Rewind series in December we hand out four superlative awards, choosing a single Movie, Filmmaker, Performer, and Scene of the Year. In this archive, you will find our selections for Movie of the Year starting in 2014.
By Anna Swanson
For our movie of 2021, we’re going back to where it all started…
There’s more to love than just Evie the Cow in Kelly Reichardt’s tender heist movie, our favorite of 2020.
Bong Joon-ho’s masterpiece builds into something stunning, original, and deserving of attention.
When the histories are written, ‘Black Panther’ will stand alone as The Movie of 2018. Carl Broughton explains why.
By William Dass
When we saw this movie at Sundance in January 2017, it felt special. Though we never could’ve predicted its success and influence over the course of the year.
By Rob Hunter
We finish our handing out of superlatives with 2016’s movie of the year.
As part of our 2015 Year in Review, we’ve chosen Don Hertzfeldt’s beautiful animated short ‘World of Tomorrow’ as Movie of the Year. Christopher Campbell explains why.
Every year, Film School Rejects names a Movie of the Year. For 2014, that honor goes to Ava DuVernay’s Selma. Here’s why.