Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

2017

Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2017

20 March 2018

Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2017

[see also 202120202010s20192018201620152014201320122011]

Special Mentions

Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2017

13 February 2018

Phantom Thread - Paul Thomas Anderson

Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2017 (as published by The Village Voice, comprised of votes from more than 100 critics)

[see also 202020192016201520122011]

Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017

23 January 2018

DAMN. - Kendrick Lamar

Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017 (an annual poll of more than 400 critics, published by The Village Voice)

[see also 2018201620152014201320122011]

Hello Giggles: Gina Vaynshteyn: 27 Best Books of 2017

20 January 2018

Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng

Gina Vaynshteyn: 27 Best Books of 2017, as published by Hello Giggles

Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2017

20 January 2018

Dark Matter - Randy Newman

Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2017

[see also 202120202010s201920182012]

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Dan Sallitt: Favorite Films of 2017

18 January 2018

Staying Vertical - Alain Guiraudie

Dan Sallitt: Favorite Films of 2017, of those “that played at least one week in Manhattan for the first time in 2017, in approximate order of preference”

[see also 2010s201920182012]

Awl: Alex Balk: Favorite Books of 2017

18 January 2018

Priestdaddy - Patricia Lockwood

Alex Balk: Favorite Books of 2017, as published by The Awl

Time: Raisa Bruner: Top 10 Albums of 2017

15 January 2018

Ctrl - SZA

Raisa Bruner: Top 10 Albums of 2017, as published by Time Magazine

[see also 2018]

Honorable Mentions

Cinephiliacs: Peter Labuza: Favorite Films of 2017

15 January 2018

Peter Labuza: Favorite Films of 2017 (as discussed on The Cinephiliacs)

[see also 2016]

Cinephiliacs: Keith Uhlich: Favorite Films of 2017

15 January 2018

Keith Uhlich: Favorite Films of 2017 (as discussed on The Cinephiliacs)

[see also 20192018201620122011]