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.

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Lists

  • A.V. Club: Best TV of 2018
  • A.V. Club: 10 Favorite Books of 2018
  • Noel Murray: Best Films of 2017
  • Katie Rife: Best Films of 2017
  • Jesse Hassenger: Best Films of 2017
  • Mike D’Angelo: Best Films of 2017
  • Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: Best Films of 2017
  • A.A. Dowd: Best Films of 2017
  • A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2017
  • A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  • A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2017
  • A.V. Club: 24 Favorite Books of 2017
  • Noel Murray: 15 Best Films of 2016
  • A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2016
  • Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2016
  • A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2016
  • Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: 15 Best Films of 2016
  • A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  • A.V. Club: 21 Best Albums of 2016
  • A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2015
  • Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: 15 Best Films of 2015
  • Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2015
  • A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2015
  • A.V. Club: 20 Favorite Books of 2015
  • A.V. Club: 15 Best Albums of 2015
  • A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2014
  • Ben Kenigsberg: 15 Best Films of 2014
  • Nick Schager: 15 Best Films of 2014
  • Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: 15 Best Films of 2014
  • A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2014
  • Nick Schager: 15 Best Films of 2013
  • Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: 15 Best Films of 2013
  • Ben Kenigsberg: 15 Best Films of 2013
  • Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2013
  • A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2013
  • Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2012
  • Noel Murray: 15 Best Films of 2012
  • Scott Tobias: 15 Best Films of 2012
  • A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2012
  • A.V. Club: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  • Noel Murray: Best Films of 2011
  • Scott Tobias: Best Films of 2011
  • A.V. Club: Year in Film 2011
  • A.V. Club: Best Music of 2011