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.

Little White Lies: 30 Best Films of 2017

14 December 2017

Little White Lies: 30 Best Films of 2017

[see also 2018, 2016, 2015, 2012]

  1. Call Me by Your NameLuca Guadagnino
  2. Phantom ThreadPaul Thomas Anderson
  3. The Florida ProjectSean Baker
  4. Lady BirdGreta Gerwig
  5. The LevellingHope Dickson Leach
  6. Logan LuckySteven Soderbergh
  7. The Shape of WaterGuillermo del Toro
  8. Paddington 2Paul King
  9. Get OutJordan Peele
  10. Good TimeBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  11. MudboundDee Rees
  12. The WorkJairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous
  13. Song to SongTerrence Malick
  14. My Life as a CourgetteClaude Barras
  15. The BeguiledSofia Coppola
  16. Star Wars: The Last JediRian Johnson
  17. The PostSteven Spielberg
  18. DunkirkChristopher Nolan
  19. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriMartin McDonagh
  20. God’s Own CountryFrancis Lee
  21. Baby DriverEdgar Wright
  22. The Death of Louis XIVAlbert Serra
  23. RawJulia Ducournau
  24. The Killing of a Sacred DeerYorgos Lanthimos
  25. Wonder WomanPatty Jenkins
  26. I Am Not Your NegroRaoul Peck
  27. OkjaBong Joon-ho
  28. Girls TripMalcolm D. Lee
  29. I Called Him MorganKasper Collin
  30. LoganJames Mangold