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.
  1. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2015
  2. Alison Willmore: 19 Best Movies of 2015
  3. Glenn Kenny: 47 Noteworthy Films of 2015
  4. Amy Nicholson: Top 10 Films of 2015
  5. Guardian: 50 Best Films of 2015
  6. John Powers: Top 11 Films of 2015
  7. A.O. Scott: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  8. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  9. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2015
  10. Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2015
  11. Eric Kohn: Best 15 Films of 2015
  12. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  13. Time Out London: 25 Best Films of 2016
  14. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 35 Films of 2015
  15. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2015
  16. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2015
  17. A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2015
  18. Scott Tobias: Top 30 films of 2015
  19. IndieWire: 66 Best Films of 2015
  20. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2015
  21. Kevin B. Lee: 15 Favorite Films of 2015
  22. Little White Lies: 25 Best Films of 2016
  23. The Independent: The 40 Best Films of the Decade
  24. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  25. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2015