A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, dir. Roy Andersson
Mistress America, dir. Noah Baumbach
Appropriate Behavior, dir. Desiree Akhavan
Nasty Baby, dir. Sebastián Silva
Inside Out, dir. Pete Docter and Ronnie del Carmen
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, dir. J.J. Abrams
The Hateful Eight, dir. Quentin Tarantino
Maps to the Stars, dir. David Cronenberg
Entertainment, dir. Rick Alverson
The Mend, dir. John Magary
Junun, dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
Love, dir. Gaspar Noé
Special Mention to Possibly the Greatest Short Film Ever Made:World of Tomorrow (dir. Don Hertzfeldt)
Honorable Mentions:Amy (dir. Asif Kapadia), Beasts of No Nation (dir. Cary Joji Fukunaga), Clouds of Sils Maria (dir. Olivier Assayas), Creed (dir. Ryan Coogler), The Look of Silence (dir. Joshua Oppenheimer) Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (dir. Alfonso Gomez-Rejon), Reality (dir. Quentin Dupieux), The Revenant (dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu), The Tribe (dir. Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy), and White God (dir. Kornél Mundruczó)
MOONWALKERS - ALL 12.NASA color photograph, 10 by 8 inches, of the Apollo 16 Command Module orbiting the moon with an Earth rise in the background. EXTREMELY RARE, SIGNED BY ALL 12 MOONWALKERS: ALAN BEAN, ALAN SHEPHARD, NEIL ARMSTRONG, BUZZ ALDRIN, GENE CERNAN, CHARLIE DUKE, HARRISON SCHMITT, JIM IRWIN, EDGAR MITCHELL, CHARLES CONRAD, DAVE SCOTT, and JOHN YOUNG to Simon. Photographs signed by all of the men who walked on the surface of the moon in the 20th century are impossible to duplicate today as only 8 of the moonwalkers are still living. They are extremely rare and desirable. In this photograph, all 12 men have signed on the image of the lunar surface.
Apollo 16 Successfully Splashes Down (27 April 1972) — The Apollo 16 Command Module (CM), with astronauts John W. Young, Thomas K. Mattingly II, and Charles M. Duke Jr. aboard, splashed down in the central Pacific Ocean to successfully conclude their lunar landing mission. The splashdown occurred at 290:37:06 ground elapsed time, 1:45:06 p.m. (CST) Thursday, April 27, 1972, at coordinates of 00:43.2 degrees south latitude and 156:11.4 degrees west longitude. A point approximately 215 miles southeast of Christmas Island. Later the three crewmen were picked up by a helicopter from the prime recovery ship USS Ticonderoga.