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.

Time Out Chicago

on the web


  • Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Movies of 2012
  • Ben Kenigsberg: Best Films of 2011