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.

Darren Hughes: 20 Favorite Films of 2017

31 December 2017

Darren Hughes: 20 Favorite Films of 2017 (as posted to Letterboxd and Twitter)

[see also 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012]

  1. Good TimeBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  2. Ex Libris: New York Public LibraryFrederick Wiseman
  3. NocturamaBertrand Bonello
  4. The Unknown GirlJean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  5. On the Beach at Night AloneHong Sang-soo
  6. A Quiet PassionTerence Davies
  7. The Lost City of ZJames Gray
  8. Faces PlacesAgnès Varda and JR
  9. Slack BayBruno Dumont
  10. L’enfant secretPhilippe Garrel
  11. LovesongSo Yong Kim
  12. The Killing of a Sacred DeerYorgos Lanthimos
  13. Marjorie PrimeMichael Almereyda
  14. Princess CydStephen Cone
  15. The WorkJairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous
  16. Son of JosephEugène Green
  17. 4 Days in FranceJérôme Reybaud
  18. This Time TomorrowLina Rodriguez
  19. KékszakállúGastón Solnicki
  20. The OrnithologistJoão Pedro Rodrigues