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. Little White Lies: 25 Best Films of 2016
  2. Jonathan Rosenbaum: Top 10 Films of 2016
  3. Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016
  4. John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2016
  5. Uproxx: 20 Best Films of 2016
  6. Eric Kohn: 16 Best Movies of 2016
  7. Justin Chang: Top 25 Movies of 2016
  8. Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Films of 2016
  9. David Hudson: Top 13 Films of 2016
  10. K. Austin Collins: 12 Best Movies of 2016
  11. Stephanie Zacharek: Top 20 Movies of 2016
  12. Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2016
  13. Glenn Kenny: 50 Noteworthy Films of 2016
  14. Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2016
  15. A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2016
  16. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2016
  17. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  18. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2016
  19. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2016
  20. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 30 Films of 2016
  21. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016