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. Reverse Shot: 12 Best Movies of 2016
  2. Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2015
  3. Nicole Brenez: 10 Best Films of 2015
  4. Manohla Dargis: 28 Best Movies of 2016
  5. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2015
  6. Steve Erickson: 20 Best Films of 2016
  7. Darren Hughes: 10 Favorite Films of 2016
  8. Brian Darr: Top Ten Feature Films of 2016
  9. Miriam Bale: Top 14 Films of 2016
  10. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 35 Films of 2015
  11. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2016
  12. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  13. Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016
  14. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2016
  15. Little White Lies: 25 Best Films of 2016
  16. Glenn Kenny: 50 Noteworthy Films of 2016
  17. Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2016
  18. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016