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.

Anne Thompson: 10 Best Films of 2016

11 December 2016

Anne Thompson: 10 Best Films of 2016, as published by IndieWire

[see also 2019, 2017, 2015, 2011]

  1. The Jungle BookJon Favreau
  2. Manchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan
  3. Toni ErdmannMaren Ade
  4. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  5. La La LandDamien Chazelle
  6. ArrivalDenis Villeneuve
  7. LovingJeff Nichols
  8. Maggie’s PlanRebecca Miller
  9. 20th Century WomenMike Mills
  10. FencesDenzel Washington