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.

Justin Chang: 32 Best Films of 2017

15 December 2017

Justin Chang: 32 Best Films of 2017, as published by The Los Angeles Times

[see also 2019, 2018, 2016]

  1. Call Me by Your NameLuca Guadagnino
  2. The Florida ProjectSean Baker
  3. Phantom ThreadPaul Thomas Anderson
  4. mother!Darren Aronofsky
  5. Ex Libris: New York Public LibraryFrederick Wiseman
  6. ColumbusKogonada
  7. A Quiet PassionTerence Davies
  8. Brawl in Cell Block 99S. Craig Zahler
  9. Lady BirdGreta Gerwig
  10. GraduationCristian Mungiu
  11. War for the Planet of the ApesMatt Reeves
  12. DunkirkChristopher Nolan