Year-End Lists

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

Paste: Jacob Oller: The Best Movies of 2023

28 December 2023

Killers of the Flower Moon - Martin Scorsese

Jacob Oller: The Best Movies of 2023, as published by Paste Magazine

[see also 202220172016]

Barack Obama: Favorite Movies of 2023

28 December 2023

Rustin - George C. Wolfe

Barack Obama: Favorite Movies of 2023, as posted to Instagram, noting that "I'm biased since these [first three] were produced by Higher Ground, but these are in fact three of the best films I saw this year"

[see also 20222021202020192018]

Produced by Higher Ground

Other Favorite Movies

Good Morning America: Peter Travers: The 10 Best Movies of 2023

28 December 2023

Killers of the Flower Moon - Martin Scorsese

Peter Travers: The 10 Best Movies of 2023, as aired on ABC News’s Good Morning America

[see also 202220212020201920182017]

Tone Glow: Our Favorite Albums, 2023

28 December 2023

DJ E - Chuquimamani-Condori

Tone Glow: Our Favorite Albums, 2023 as voted by their writers and grouped by the number of votes each received

[see also 20222021]

Received Thirteen Votes

Received Eight Votes

Received Seven Votes

Received Three Votes

Received Two Votes

Slate: Sam Adams: Top 10 Movies of 2023

26 December 2023

Passages - Ira Sachs

Sam Adams: Top 10 Movies of 2023, posted as part of the Slate Movie Club and ranked as follows

[see also 2022201320122011]

Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2023

26 December 2023

The Window - Ratboys

Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2023

[see also 2022202120202019201820172016201520142011]

Honorable Mentions

The Needle Drop: Anthony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2023

24 December 2023

Hellmode - Jeff Rosenstock

Anthony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2023, as posted on his YouTube channel, The Needle Drop

[see also 202220212020201920182017]

Top 15 EPs

Honorable Mentions

Nerdette: The Eight Best Podcasts of 2023

24 December 2023

The Retrievals

Nerdette: The Eight Best Podcasts of 2023 as aired on WBEZ and selected by Leah-Simone Bowen and Nick Quah

Honorable mentions


This list summarizes other lists, including these:

San Francisco Chronicle: Alicia Rancilio: Top TV of 2023

23 December 2023

Succession

Alicia Rancilio: Top TV of 2023, as published by The San Francisco Chronicle

Book Riot: Connie Pan: 12 of the Best Poetry Collections from 2023

23 December 2023

Bianca - Eugenia Leigh

Connie Pan: 12 of the Best Poetry Collections from 2023, as published by Book Riot

[see also 2022]