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.

Noel Murray: 15 Best Films of 2016

31 December 2016

Noel Murray: 15 Best Films of 2016, as published by The A.V. Club

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

  1. Manchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan
  2. The HandmaidenPark Chan-wook
  3. La La LandDamien Chazelle
  4. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  5. Green RoomJeremy Saulnier
  6. JackiePablo Larraín
  7. The Eyes of My MotherNicolas Pesce
  8. PatersonJim Jarmusch
  9. The FitsAnna Rose Holmer
  10. Hell or High WaterDavid Mackenzie
  11. I Am Not Your NegroRaoul Peck
  12. Under the ShadowBabak Anvari
  13. ArrivalDenis Villeneuve
  14. Certain WomenKelly Reichardt
  15. EllePaul Verhoeven