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.

Alissa Wilkinson: 35 Best Films of 2017

15 December 2017

Alissa Wilkinson: 35 Best Films of 2017, as published by Vox

[see also 2019, 2018]

  1. Lady BirdGreta Gerwig
  2. Ex Libris: New York Public LibraryFrederick Wiseman
  3. The WorkJairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous
  4. Get OutJordan Peele
  5. Princess CydStephen Cone
  6. Personal ShopperOlivier Assayas
  7. Call Me by Your NameLuca Guadagnino
  8. The Florida ProjectSean Baker
  9. ColumbusKogonada
  10. A Quiet PassionTerence Davies
  11. Rat FilmTheo Anthony
  12. DunkirkChristopher Nolan
  13. The SquareRuben Östlund
  14. A Ghost StoryDavid Lowery
  15. mother!Darren Aronofsky
  16. The Big SickMichael Showalter
  17. BPM (Beats Per Minute)Robin Campillo
  18. Lady MacbethWilliam Oldroyd
  19. Ingrid Goes WestMatt Spicer
  20. Faces PlacesAgnès Varda and JR
  21. Star Wars: The Last JediRian Johnson