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.

Kenneth Turan: Best Films of 2017

19 December 2017

Kenneth Turan: Best Films of 2017, as published by The Los Angeles Times

Turan has organized the films into thematic categories (“exciters,” “canny veterans,” etc.), and in each one he lists a couple of favorites and an honorable mention. The films are listed below, but see his write-up for the proper structure.

[see also 2019, 2018, 2015, 2012]