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.

Joshua Rothkopf: 20 Best Films of 2017

21 December 2017

Joshua Rothkopf: 20 Best Films of 2017, as published by Time Out New York

[see also 2018, 2015, 2012, 2011]

  1. Call Me by Your NameLuca Guadagnino
  2. Good TimeBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  3. I, TonyaCraig Gillespie
  4. mother!Darren Aronofsky
  5. Phantom ThreadPaul Thomas Anderson
  6. The Lost City of ZJames Gray
  7. DetroitKathryn Bigelow
  8. It Comes at NightTrey Edward Shults
  9. Star Wars: The Last JediRian Johnson
  10. ColumbusKogonada
  11. WormwoodErrol Morris
  12. BPM (Beats Per Minute)Robin Campillo
  13. Walking OutAlex & Andrew Smith
  14. The Florida ProjectSean Baker
  15. Lady BirdGreta Gerwig
  16. Faces PlacesAgn├Ęs Varda and JR
  17. The Big SickMichael Showalter
  18. The Girl with All the GiftsColm McCarthy
  19. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriMartin McDonagh
  20. Blade Runner 2049Denis Villeneuve