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. Ben Kenigsberg: Best Films of 2017
  2. Scout Tafoya: Favorite Films of 2017
  3. Keith Phipps: Top 16 Films of 2017
  4. Graham Fuller: 20 Best Movies of 2017
  5. Anaïs Lebrun: Favorite Films of 2018
  6. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2017
  7. Ed Gonzalez: Top 30 Movies of 2017
  8. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2017
  9. Miriam Bale: Top 10 Films of 2017
  10. Alison Willmore: 11 Best Movies of 2017
  11. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2018
  12. Katie Rife: Best Films of 2017
  13. Christy Lemire: 10 Best Films of 2017
  14. Little White Lies: 30 Best Films of 2017
  15. RogerEbert.com: Ten Best Films of 2017
  16. Mallory Andrews: Top 10 Films of 2017
  17. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2018
  18. Time Out London: 20 Best Films of 2018
  19. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2017
  20. Justin Chang: 32 Best Films of 2017
  21. Dennis Lim: Favorite Films of 2017
  22. K. Austin Collins: 24 Best Movies of 2017
  23. Justine Smith: 30 Favorite Films of 2017
  24. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  25. Guardian: 50 Top Films of 2017
  26. IndieWire Poll: Best Movies of 2017
  27. Mark Olsen: 20 Best Films of 2017
  28. Chiara Marañón: Favorite Films of 2018
  29. Glenn Heath Jr.: Best Films of 2017
  30. Charles Bramesco: 25 Best Films of 2017
  31. Eric Kohn: 17 Best Movies of 2017
  32. Joshua Rothkopf: 20 Best Films of 2017
  33. Jordan Cronk: Top Ten Films of 2017
  34. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2017
  35. A.A. Dowd: Best Films of 2017
  36. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: Best Films of 2017
  37. Nictate: Top 10 Films of 2017
  38. Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2017
  39. A.O. Scott: 21 Best Movies of 2017
  40. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2017
  41. Richard Lawson: 10 Best Films of 2017
  42. Matt Zoller Seitz: Best Films of 2017
  43. Todd McCarthy: 20 Best Films of 2017
  44. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2017
  45. Matt Singer: 20 Best Films of 2017
  46. Nick Schager: Best Movies of 2017
  47. Emily Yoshida: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  48. Manohla Dargis: 40 Best Movies of 2017
  49. Consequence of Sound: Top 25 Movies of 2017
  50. Mike D’Angelo: Best Films of 2017
  51. Christopher Orr: Best Movies of 2017
  52. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2017
  53. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2017
  54. David Edelstein: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  55. Sheila O’Malley: Best Films of 2017
  56. Peter Travers: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  57. Robert Koehler: Best Movies of 2017
  58. Uproxx: 20 Best Movies of 2017
  59. Matthew Jacobs: 27 Best Movies of 2017
  60. Jesse Hassenger: Best Films of 2017
  61. Alicia Malone: Top 50 Films of 2017
  62. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2017
  63. Bilge Ebiri: Best Movies of 2017