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.

David Edelstein: 20 Best Movies of 2016

10 December 2016

David Edelstein: 20 Best Movies of 2016, as published by New York Magazine’s Vulture

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

  1. La La LandDamien Chazelle
  2. Hell or High WaterDavid Mackenzie
  3. 20th Century WomenMike Mills
  4. KrishaTrey Edward Shults
  5. O.J.: Made in AmericaEzra Edelman
  6. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  7. The WitnessJames D. Solomon
  8. The HandmaidenPark Chan-wook
  9. TowerKeith Maitland
  10. Zero DaysAlex Gibney
  11. LovingJeff Nichols
  12. Toni ErdmannMaren Ade
  13. SilenceMartin Scorsese
  14. Don’t Think TwiceMike Birbiglia
  15. The FitsAnna Rose Holmer
  16. Little MenIra Sachs