Best of September 2015: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

  • Publish Date: September 30, 2015
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Highest-scoring albums this month

Includes albums with 7 or more reviews from critics. Reissues, live albums, EPs, and compilations are excluded. All scores on this page are from the afternoon of September 30, 2015.

Album/Artist Score Buy Album Stream Album
1That's the Spirit
by Bring Me the Horizon
90Amazon iTunesSpotify
2Have You in My Wilderness
by Julia Holter
87Amazon iTunesSpotify
3Sun Coming Down
by Ought
83Amazon iTunesSpotify
4b'lieve i'm goin down
by Kurt Vile
82Amazon iTunesSpotify
5Allas Sak
by Dungen
82Amazon iTunesSpotify
by Empress Of
82Amazon iTunesSpotify
7Songs to Play
by Robert Forster
82Amazon iTunesSpotify
by Sexwitch
81Amazon iTunesSpotify
9Lost Time
by Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin
80Amazon iTunesSpotify
10The Original Faces
by Helen
80Amazon iTunesSpotify

Highest-scoring movies this month

Includes films with 7 or more reviews from critics. Theatrical re-releases are excluded.

Best wide releases
Movie Genre Score
1Sicario Drama/Thriller83
2Black Mass Drama 68
3Everest Action-Adventure 64
4The VisitHorror/Comedy55
5The InternComedy51
Best limited releases
Movie Genre Score
1Western Documentary 89
2The Fool Foreign/Drama 83
4Office Foreign/Comedy/Musical 82
5Goodnight Mommy Horror/Thriller81
Best DVD/Blu-ray releases
Movie Genre Score Buy
1Mad Max: Fury Road Action-Adventure89Amazon
2The Duke of BurgundyDrama87Amazon
3Love & Mercy Drama 80Amazon
4Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me Documentary/Music 79Amazon
6Heaven Knows WhatDrama76Amazon
7Five StarDrama76Amazon
8I'll See You in My Dreams Drama/Comedy 75Amazon
9Spy Action/Comedy 75Amazon

Highest-scoring TV premieres this month

All shows debuting this month with reviews from at least 4 critics are eligible.

Best new shows (including movies/miniseries)
Show Score Network Stream It
1Indian Summers76PBS iTunes Amazon
2Arthur & George73PBS iTunes Amazon
3 The Late Show With Stephen Colbert72CBSCBS
4The Grinder71FOX iTunes Amazon Hulu
5Quantico70ABC iTunes Amazon Hulu
Best returning shows *
Show Score Network Stream It
1You're the Worst Season 282 FXX iTunes Amazon
2The Mindy Project Season 481HuluHulu
3Project Greenlight Season 480HBOHBO
4 Empire Season 277FOX iTunes Amazon Hulu
5The League Season 763FXX iTunes Amazon

* Among shows with reviews. Generally, only certain noteworthy shows are reviewed by critics after season 1.

Highest-scoring video games this month (by platform)

Includes games with 7 or more reviews from critics.

PlayStation 4
1Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain93Buy
2NBA 2K1688Buy
3Pro Evolution Soccer 201688Buy
4Destiny: The Taken King85 
5FIFA 1683Buy
Xbox One
1Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain95Buy
2Destiny: The Taken King90 
3Forza Motorsport 687 
4Pro Evolution Soccer 201685Buy
5FIFA 1685Buy
2Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain94 
4Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime84 
5Cities: Skylines - After Dark84 
Wii U
1Super Mario Maker88Buy
2Year Walk83 
Nintendo 3DS
1Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX79Buy
2Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer68Buy
PlayStation Vita
1Persona 4: Dancing All Night79Buy
2Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls72Buy

What did you like?

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