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

  • James Quandt: 10 Best Films of 2018
  • Melissa Anderson: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  • J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2018
  • Amy Taubin: Best Films of 2018
  • John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2018
  • James Quandt: 10 Best Films of 2017
  • J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2017
  • Erika Balsom: 13 Best Films of 2017
  • Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2017
  • John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2017
  • Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2016
  • Melissa Anderson: 10 Best Movies of 2016
  • J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2016
  • James Quandt: 10 Best Films of 2016
  • John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2016
  • Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2015
  • Nicole Brenez: 10 Best Films of 2015
  • James Quandt: 10 Best Films of 2015
  • J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2015
  • John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2015
  • Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2014
  • James Quandt: 10 Best Films of 2014
  • J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2014
  • John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2014
  • John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2013
  • J Hoberman: 12 Best Films of 2012
  • Amy Taubin: Top 10 Films of 2012
  • John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2012
  • John Waters: Best Films of 2011