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.

The Los Angeles Times

on the web

Lists

  • Justin Chang: The Best Movies of 2019 (So Far)
  • Kenneth Turan: The Best Movies of 2019 (So Far)
  • Kenneth Turan: Best Movies of 2018
  • Mark Olsen: Best Movies of 2018
  • Justin Chang: Best Movies of 2018
  • Kenneth Turan: Best Films of 2017
  • Mark Olsen: 20 Best Films of 2017
  • Justin Chang: 32 Best Films of 2017
  • Los Angeles Times: 36 Best Books of 2017
  • Justin Chang: Top 25 Movies of 2016
  • David L. Ulin: Top 10 Books of 2015
  • Kenneth Turan: 14 Best Films of 2015
  • Kenneth Turan: Top 10+ Films of 2012
  • Margaret Wappler: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  • Todd Martens: Top 15 Albums of 2011
  • Randall Roberts: 10 Favorite Albums of 2011