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.

Joanna Di Mattia: Favorite Films of 2017

26 December 2017

Joanna Di Mattia: Favorite Films of 2017, as posted to Twitter and submitted to the annual Senses of Cinema World Poll.

  1. Call Me by Your NameLuca Guadagnino
  2. 20th Century WomenMike Mills
  3. A Quiet PassionTerence Davies
  4. Good TimeBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  5. NocturamaBertrand Bonello
  6. The Killing of a Sacred DeerYorgos Lanthimos
  7. A Ghost StoryDavid Lowery
  8. The Lost City of ZJames Gray
  9. On the Beach at Night AloneHong Sang-soo
  10. BPM (Beats Per Minute)Robin Campillo
  11. DunkirkChristopher Nolan
  12. Get OutJordan Peele
  13. Dawson City: Frozen TimeBill Morrison
  14. Faces PlacesAgnès Varda and JR
  15. ColossalNacho Vigalondo
  16. LovelessAndrey Zvyagintsev
  17. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  18. Let the Sunshine InClaire Denis
  19. Their FinestLone Scherfig
  20. Lady MacbethWilliam Oldroyd

    Honourable mentions (in alphabetical order by original-language title)

  1. The BeguiledSofia Coppola
  2. FrantzFrançois Ozon
  3. God’s Own CountryFrancis Lee
  4. RawJulia Ducournau
  5. The PartySally Potter
  6. A Fantastic WomanSebastián Lelio