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

Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016

31 December 2016

Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016, as published by Metro

[see also 2015, 2012, 2011]

  1. Toni ErdmannMaren Ade
  2. Manchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan
  3. Everybody Wants Some!!Richard Linklater
  4. EllePaul Verhoeven
  5. PatersonJim Jarmusch
  6. SilenceMartin Scorsese
  7. Certain WomenKelly Reichardt
  8. The Nice GuysShane Black
  9. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  10. O.J.: Made in AmericaEzra Edelman
  11. CamerapersonKirsten Johnson
  12. No Home MovieChantal Akerman
  13. Things to ComeMia Hansen-Løve
  14. Love & FriendshipWhit Stillman
  15. Sunset SongTerence Davies
  16. The TreasureCorneliu Porumboiu
  17. Kate Plays ChristineRobert Greene
  18. Cemetery of SplendorApichatpong Weerasethakul
  19. I Am Not Your NegroRaoul Peck
  20. Little MenIra Sachs
  21. My Golden DaysArnaud Desplechin
  22. AquariusKleber Mendonça Filho
  23. Right Now, Wrong ThenHong Sang-soo
  24. WeinerJosh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg
  25. The FitsAnna Rose Holmer