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.

Nick Schager: Best Movies of 2017

01 December 2017

Nick Schager: Best Movies of 2017, as published by Esquire

[see also 2019, 2018, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. WormwoodErrol Morris
  2. Lady MacbethWilliam Oldroyd
  3. DunkirkChristopher Nolan
  4. Marjorie PrimeMichael Almereyda
  5. ColumbusKogonada
  6. I Don’t Feel at Home in This World AnymoreMacon Blair
  7. OkjaBong Joon-ho
  8. Phantom ThreadPaul Thomas Anderson
  9. The Lost City of ZJames Gray
  10. I Called Him MorganKasper Collin
  11. The Blackcoat’s DaughterOz Perkins
  12. The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)Noah Baumbach
  13. Dawson City: Frozen TimeBill Morrison
  14. The Killing of a Sacred DeerYorgos Lanthimos
  15. Good TimeBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  16. LuckyJohn Carroll Lynch
  17. Lady BirdGreta Gerwig
  18. Atomic BlondeDavid Leitch
  19. The SquareRuben Östlund
  20. Super Dark TimesKevin Phillips
  21. Alien: CovenantRidley Scott
  22. City of GhostsMatthew Heineman
  23. ThelmaJoachim Trier
  24. Icaros: A VisionLeonor Caraballo and Matteo Norzi
  25. The LureAgnieszka Smoczynska