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.

The Hollywood Reporter

on the web


  • David Rooney: Best Films of 2019
  • Sheri Linden: Best Films of 2019
  • Jon Frosch: Best Films of 2019
  • Todd McCarthy: The Best Films of 2019
  • Tim Goodman: 32 Best TV Shows of 2018
  • Todd McCarthy: Best Films of 2018
  • Tim Goodman: Best TV of 2017
  • Todd McCarthy: 20 Best Films of 2017
  • Todd McCarthy: 19 Best Films of 2016