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.O. Scott: 10 Best Movies of 2016

11 December 2016

A.O. Scott: 10 Best Movies of 2016, as published by The New York Times

[see also 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  2. O.J.: Made in AmericaEzra Edelman
  3. Toni ErdmannMaren Ade
  4. CamerapersonKirsten Johnson
  5. Aferim!Radu Jude
  6. American HoneyAndrea Arnold
  7. AquariusKleber Mendonça Filho
  8. Sausage PartyGreg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon
  9. A Bigger SplashLuca Guadagnino
  10. EllePaul Verhoeven
  11. Things to ComeMia Hansen-Løve