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.

Reverse Shot: 12 Best Movies of 2016

10 January 2017

Reverse Shot: 12 Best Movies of 2016

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

  1. No Home MovieChantal Akerman
  2. Toni ErdmannMaren Ade
  3. Cemetery of SplendorApichatpong Weerasethakul
  4. CamerapersonKirsten Johnson
  5. AquariusKleber Mendonça Filho
  6. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  7. Right Now, Wrong ThenHong Sang-soo
  8. Sunset SongTerence Davies
  9. SilenceMartin Scorsese
  10. Certain WomenKelly Reichardt
  11. Knight of CupsTerrence Malick
  12. The Illinois ParablesDeborah Stratman