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.

Variety

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Lists

  • Caroline Framke: Best TV Shows of 2018
  • Daniel D’Addario: Best TV Shows of 2018
  • Owen Gleiberman: Top 10 Films of 2018
  • Peter Debruge: Top 10 Films of 2018
  • Peter Debruge: 10 Best Films of 2017
  • Owen Gleiberman: 10 Best Films of 2017
  • Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  • Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  • Sonia Saraiya: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  • Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  • Nick Schager: 10 Best Films of 2015
  • Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Films of 2015
  • Variety: 10 Best Films of 2015
  • Scott Foundas: 20 Best Films of 2013