Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists. 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.

Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Films of 2016

01 January 2017

Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Films of 2016, as submitted to The Village Voice Film poll, Indiewire poll, and the survey at

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. Manchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan
  2. Toni ErdmannMaren Ade
  3. O.J.: Made in AmericaEzra Edelman
  4. SilenceMartin Scorsese
  5. EllePaul Verhoeven
  6. Hell or High WaterDavid Mackenzie
  7. Everybody Wants Some!!Richard Linklater
  8. Kate Plays ChristineRobert Greene
  9. The Other SideRoberto Minervini
  10. HogtownDaniel Nearing