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.

Stephen Holden: 20 Best Movies of 2016

11 December 2016

Stephen Holden: 20 Best Movies of 2016, as published by The New York Times

[see also 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  2. O.J.: Made in AmericaEzra Edelman
  3. American HoneyAndrea Arnold
  4. Embrace of the SerpentCiro Guerra
  5. Manchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan
  6. Neon BullGabriel Mascaro
  7. Fire at SeaGianfranco Rosi
  8. EllePaul Verhoeven
  9. AquariusKleber Mendonça Filho