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.

Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2016

31 December 2016

Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2016, as published by The Chicago Tribune

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

  1. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  2. La La LandDamien Chazelle
  3. Manchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan
  4. Toni ErdmannMaren Ade
  5. O.J.: Made in AmericaEzra Edelman
  6. KrishaTrey Edward Shults
  7. The WitchRobert Eggers
  8. Hell or High WaterDavid Mackenzie
  9. Don’t Think TwiceMike Birbiglia
  10. The FitsAnna Rose Holmer