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

Erika Balsom: 13 Best Films of 2017

01 December 2017

Erika Balsom: 13 Best Films of 2017, as published by Artforum

  1. Tonsler ParkKevin Jerome Everson
  2. By the Time It Gets DarkAnocha Suwichakornpong
  3. The Human SurgeEduardo Williams
  4. Freak OrlandoUlrike Ottinger
  5. [tie] Chamisso’s ShadowUlrike Ottinger
  6. [tie] HallucinationsBen Russell
  7. WesternValeska Grisebach
  8. Also Known as JihadiEric Baudelaire
  9. Eight Hours are Not a DayRainer Werner Fassbinder
  10. [tie] The Nothing FactoryPedro Pinho
  11. El mar la marJoshua Bonnetta and J.P. Sniadecki
  12. SunstoneFilipa César and Louis Henderson
  13. Life ImitationChen Zhou