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.
2017 Movies

David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2017

04 December 2017

This year’s installment of David Ehrlich’s always enjoyable video countdown: 25 Best Films of 2017. See also his notes about the films.

[see also 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. Call Me by Your NameLuca Guadagnino
  2. DunkirkChristopher Nolan
  3. A Ghost StoryDavid Lowery
  4. Personal ShopperOlivier Assayas
  5. The Florida ProjectSean Baker
  6. ColumbusKogonada
  7. Lady BirdGreta Gerwig
  8. Faces PlacesAgnès Varda and JR
  9. The PostSteven Spielberg
  10. Phantom ThreadPaul Thomas Anderson
  11. A Quiet PassionTerence Davies
  12. OkjaBong Joon-ho
  13. WonderstruckTodd Haynes
  14. Good TimeBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  15. The BeguiledSofia Coppola
  16. Get OutJordan Peele
  17. ThelmaJoachim Trier
  18. The Big SickMichael Showalter
  19. FoxtrotSamuel Maoz
  20. A Fantastic WomanSebastián Lelio
  21. Lady MacbethWilliam Oldroyd
  22. mother!Darren Aronofsky
  23. Baby DriverEdgar Wright
  24. The LureAgnieszka Smoczynska
  25. All These Sleepless NightsMichal Marczak