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.
  1. Variety: 10 Best Films of 2015
  2. Miriam Bale: Top 10 Films of 2015
  3. Little White Lies: 20 Best Films of 2015
  4. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2015
  5. Time Out London: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  6. Melissa Anderson: 19 Best Movies of 2015
  7. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2015
  8. Darren Hughes: 10 Favorite Films of 2015
  9. Stephen Holden: 18 Best Movies of 2015
  10. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  11. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  12. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 35 Films of 2015
  13. Reverse Shot: 10 Best Movies of 2015
  14. David Hudson: Top 17 Films of 2015
  15. Eric Hynes: 10 Best Feature Films of 2015
  16. Alison Willmore: 19 Best Movies of 2015
  17. Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Films of 2015
  18. Scott Tobias: Top 30 films of 2015
  19. Fandor: Top 25 Films of 2015
  20. IndieWire: 66 Best Films of 2015
  21. Ann Hornaday: 29 Best Films of 2015
  22. Richard Lawson: 17 Best Films of 2015
  23. Manohla Dargis: 37 Best Movies of 2015
  24. Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2015
  25. A.O. Scott: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  26. John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2015
  27. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2015
  28. Guardian: 50 Best Films of 2015
  29. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2015
  30. Joshua Rothkopf: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  31. Matt Prigge: 30 Best Films of 2015
  32. Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2015
  33. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2016
  34. Eric Kohn: Best 15 Films of 2015
  35. Christopher Orr: 22 Best Movies of 2015
  36. Richard Brody: 30 Best Movies of 2015
  37. A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2015
  38. Glenn Kenny: 47 Noteworthy Films of 2015
  39. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2015