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: Best Films of 2017

19 December 2017

Ben Kenigsberg: Best Films of 2017, as submitted to the Survey

[see also 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]


  1. Phantom ThreadPaul Thomas Anderson
  2. Dawson City: Frozen TimeBill Morrison
  3. The Florida ProjectSean Baker
  4. In TransitDavid Usui, Lynn True, Nelson Walker, Ben Wu, and Albert Maysles
  5. Good TimeBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  6. WormwoodErrol Morris
  7. DunkirkChristopher Nolan
  8. mother!Darren Aronofsky
  9. ColumbusKogonada
  10. NocturamaBertrand Bonello