Best-Reviewed Documentaries 2015

 

#1

Amy (2015)
95%

#1
Adjusted Score: 103.38%
Critics Consensus: As riveting as it is sad, Amy is a powerfully honest look at the twisted relationship between art and celebrity -- and the lethal spiral of addiction.
Synopsis: Despite just two albums to her name Amy Winehouse is one of the biggest music icons in British history. With... [More]
Directed By: Asif Kapadia

#2
#2
Adjusted Score: 101.873%
Critics Consensus: Seymour Bernstein's genuineness shines so brightly in Seymour: An Introduction that viewers will forgive debuting director Ethan Hawke's reverent treatment.
Synopsis: Seymour Bernstein started playing the piano as a little boy, and by the time he turned 15 he was teaching... [More]
Directed By: Ethan Hawke

#3

Iris (2015)
98%

#3
Adjusted Score: 101.183%
Critics Consensus: A small, insightful feature with a deceptively thoughtful thesis, Iris adds a bittersweet postscript to director Albert Maysles' filmography.
Synopsis: IRIS pairs legendary 87-year-old documentarian Albert Maysles with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had... [More]
Directed By: Albert Maysles

#4
Adjusted Score: 99.972%
Critics Consensus: Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck makes a persuasive case for its subject without resorting to hagiography -- and includes plenty of rare and unreleased footage for fans.
Synopsis: Kurt Cobain, lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter of Nirvana, remains an icon 20 years after his death. Here, we take... [More]
Directed By: Brett Morgen

#5

Red Army (2015)
92%

#5
Adjusted Score: 95.268%
Critics Consensus: Fun and fascinating, Red Army delivers absorbing documentary drama for hockey fans and sports novices alike.
Synopsis: From Oscar (R) nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, RED ARMY is a feature documentary about the Soviet Union and the... [More]
Directed By: Gabe Polsky

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