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.

Bilge Ebiri: 20 Best Movies of 2016

21 December 2016

Bilge Ebiri: 20 Best Movies of 2016, as published by The Village Voice

[see also 2017, 2015, 2012]

  1. The FitsAnna Rose Holmer
  2. Manchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan
  3. The HandmaidenPark Chan-wook
  4. CamerapersonKirsten Johnson
  5. SilenceMartin Scorsese
  6. Fire at SeaGianfranco Rosi
  7. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  8. PatersonJim Jarmusch
  9. TowerKeith Maitland
  10. Hell or High WaterDavid Mackenzie
  11. Little MenIra Sachs
  12. Knight of CupsTerrence Malick
  13. AquariusKleber Mendonça Filho
  14. I Am Not Your NegroRaoul Peck
  15. Love & FriendshipWhit Stillman
  16. The Jungle BookJon Favreau
  17. JulietaPedro Almodóvar
  18. La La LandDamien Chazelle
  19. Toni ErdmannMaren Ade
  20. Kubo and the Two StringsTravis Knight