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.

Mark Olsen: 20 Best Films of 2017

15 December 2017

Mark Olsen: 20 Best Films of 2017, as published by The Los Angeles Times

[see also 2018]

  1. MudboundDee Rees
  2. The Shape of WaterGuillermo del Toro
  3. The Florida ProjectSean Baker
  4. Phantom ThreadPaul Thomas Anderson
  5. The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)Noah Baumbach
  6. Lady BirdGreta Gerwig
  7. OkjaBong Joon-ho
  8. Get OutJordan Peele
  9. The Disaster ArtistJames Franco
  10. The SquareRuben Östlund