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.

Christopher Orr: 35 Best Movies of 2016

21 December 2016

Christopher Orr: 35 Best Movies of 2016, as published by The Atlantic

[see also 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014]

  1. ArrivalDenis Villeneuve
  2. La La LandDamien Chazelle
  3. Manchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan
  4. Hell or High WaterDavid Mackenzie
  5. The LobsterYorgos Lanthimos
  6. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  7. The HandmaidenPark Chan-wook
  8. ZootopiaByron Howard and Rich Moore
  9. O.J.: Made in AmericaEzra Edelman
  10. LovingJeff Nichols
  11. Hail, Caesar!Joel & Ethan Coen
  12. Sing StreetJohn Carney