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.

Film School Rejects

on the web


  • Valerie Ettenhofer: The Best Movies Directed by Women in 2019 So Far
  • Valerie Ettenhofer: Best Movies Directed By Women in 2018
  • Film School Rejects: 50 Best Movies of 2018
  • Film School Rejects: Best Movies of 2017