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.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2016

19 December 2016

A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2016, as published by The A.V. Club

[see also 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014]

  1. Manchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan
  2. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  3. PatersonJim Jarmusch
  4. Green RoomJeremy Saulnier
  5. La La LandDamien Chazelle
  6. The HandmaidenPark Chan-wook
  7. Toni ErdmannMaren Ade
  8. Louder Than BombsJoachim Trier
  9. Hell or High WaterDavid Mackenzie
  10. Don’t BreatheFede Alvarez
  11. KrishaTrey Edward Shults
  12. Everybody Wants Some!!Richard Linklater
  13. WeinerJosh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg
  14. SilenceMartin Scorsese
  15. JackiePablo Larraín