Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

A.V. Club: The Best Music of 2019 So Far

15 July 2019
preliminary

The A.V. Club: The Best Music of 2019 So Far

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011]

Collider: The Best TV Shows of 2019 So Far

15 July 2019
preliminary

Collider: The Best TV Shows of 2019 So Far

Book Riot: Best Books of 2019 So Far

12 July 2019
preliminary

Book Riot: Best Books of 2019 So Far

[see also 2017]

Alan Sepinwall: The Best TV Shows of 2019 So Far

12 July 2019
preliminary

Alan Sepinwall: The Best TV Shows of 2019 So Far, as published by Rolling Stone

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016]

IndieWire: The 10 Best Movies of 2019 So Far

11 July 2019
preliminary

IndieWire: The 10 Best Movies of 2019 So Far

[see also 2015]