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.

Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2016

19 December 2016

Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2016, as published by The A.V. Club

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012]

  1. Toni ErdmannMaren Ade
  2. Right Now, Wrong ThenHong Sang-soo
  3. Manchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan
  4. TowerKeith Maitland
  5. The WitchRobert Eggers
  6. PatersonJim Jarmusch
  7. Author: The JT LeRoy StoryJeff Feuerzeig
  8. IndignationJames Schamus
  9. London RoadRufus Norris
  10. Everybody Wants Some!!Richard Linklater
  11. AquariusKleber Mendonça Filho
  12. DivinesHouda Benyamina
  13. A Monster with a Thousand HeadsRodrigo Plá
  14. WeinerJosh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg
  15. ArrivalDenis Villeneuve