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.

A.A. Dowd: Best Films of 2017

21 December 2017

A.A. Dowd: Best Films of 2017, as published by The A.V. Club

[see also 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014]

  1. The Florida ProjectSean Baker
  2. NocturamaBertrand Bonello
  3. Lady BirdGreta Gerwig
  4. The Lost City of ZJames Gray
  5. Phantom ThreadPaul Thomas Anderson
  6. A Quiet PassionTerence Davies
  7. The SquareRuben Östlund
  8. DunkirkChristopher Nolan
  9. mother!Darren Aronofsky
  10. Call Me by Your NameLuca Guadagnino
  11. Starless DreamsMehrdad Oskouei
  12. Baby DriverEdgar Wright
  13. A Ghost StoryDavid Lowery
  14. The SalesmanAsghar Farhadi
  15. LoganJames Mangold