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.

Christopher Orr: Best Movies of 2017

20 December 2017

Christopher Orr: Best Movies of 2017, as published by The Atlantic

[see also 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014]

  1. Get OutJordan Peele
  2. DunkirkChristopher Nolan
  3. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriMartin McDonagh
  4. Blade Runner 2049Denis Villeneuve
  5. The Shape of WaterGuillermo del Toro
  6. CocoLee Unkrich and Adrian Molina
  7. mother!Darren Aronofsky
  8. The Florida ProjectSean Baker
  9. Phantom ThreadPaul Thomas Anderson
  10. The PostSteven Spielberg