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.

Time Out London: 25 Best Films of 2016

02 December 2016

Time Out London: 25 Best Films of 2016

[see also 2018, 2015]

  1. Son of SaulLászló Nemes
  2. SpotlightTom McCarthy
  3. American HoneyAndrea Arnold
  4. MustangDeniz Gamze Ergüven
  5. I, Daniel BlakeKen Loach
  6. The Nice GuysShane Black
  7. Embrace of the SerpentCiro Guerra
  8. AnomalisaCharlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson
  9. A Bigger SplashLuca Guadagnino
  10. Love & FriendshipWhit Stillman
  11. Driving with SelviElisa Paloschi
  12. Hail, Caesar!Joel & Ethan Coen
  13. JulietaPedro Almodóvar
  14. High-RiseBen Wheatley
  15. Fire at SeaGianfranco Rosi
  16. Bone TomahawkS. Craig Zahler
  17. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find ThemDavid Yates
  18. The Pearl ButtonPatricio Guzmán
  19. Under the ShadowBabak Anvari
  20. The RevenantAlejandro González Iñárritu
  21. Our Little SisterHirokazu Kore-eda
  22. Tale of TalesMatteo Garrone
  23. Captain America: Civil WarAnthony and Joe Russo
  24. Queen of KatweMira Nair
  25. RoomLenny Abrahamson