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. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  2. Alison Willmore: 19 Best Movies of 2015
  3. Bilge Ebiri: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  4. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  5. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2015
  6. Matt Prigge: 30 Best Films of 2015
  7. Richard Lawson: 17 Best Films of 2015
  8. Fandor: Top 25 Films of 2015
  9. Nick Schager: 10 Best Films of 2015
  10. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2015
  11. IndieWire: 66 Best Films of 2015
  12. Manohla Dargis: 37 Best Movies of 2015
  13. John Powers: Top 11 Films of 2015
  14. Anne Thompson: Top 10 Films of 2015
  15. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 35 Films of 2015
  16. Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2015
  17. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2015
  18. Variety: 10 Best Films of 2015
  19. Christopher Orr: 22 Best Movies of 2015
  20. Steve Erickson: 20 Best Films of 2015
  21. Melissa Anderson: 19 Best Movies of 2015
  22. Time Out London: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  23. Nictate: 15 Favorite Films of 2015
  24. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2015
  25. Amy Nicholson: Top 10 Films of 2015
  26. John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2015
  27. Glenn Kenny: 47 Noteworthy Films of 2015
  28. A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2015
  29. La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Best Movies of 2015
  30. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: 15 Best Films of 2015
  31. M. Leary: 24 Favorite Films of 2015
  32. David Hudson: Top 17 Films of 2015
  33. Eric Kohn: Best 15 Films of 2015
  34. Little White Lies: 20 Best Films of 2015
  35. A.O. Scott: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  36. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2015
  37. Scott Tobias: Top 30 films of 2015
  38. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2015
  39. Joshua Rothkopf: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  40. Guardian: 50 Best Films of 2015