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.
2016 Movies

Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2016

22 December 2016

Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2016

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

  1. Toni ErdmannMaren Ade
  2. EllePaul Verhoeven
  3. The Neon DemonNicolas Winding Refn
  4. AquariusKleber Mendonça Filho
  5. Slack BayBruno Dumont
  6. JulietaPedro Almodóvar
  7. Staying VerticalAlain Guiraudie
  8. Struggle for LifeAntonin Peretjatko
  9. CarolTodd Haynes
  10. Le Bois dont les rêves sont faitsClaire Simon