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. Peter Labuza: 15 Favorite Films of 2016
  2. Brian Darr: Top Ten Feature Films of 2016
  3. Nictate: Top 11 Films of 2016
  4. Bilge Ebiri: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  5. A.O. Scott: 10 Best Movies of 2016
  6. Reverse Shot: 12 Best Movies of 2016
  7. Ann Hornaday: 26 Best Movies of 2016
  8. Eric Kohn: 16 Best Movies of 2016
  9. Michael Sicinski: Top 10 Films of 2016
  10. David Hudson: Top 13 Films of 2016
  11. Reverse Shot: Best Films of the Decade
  12. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2016
  13. Hyperallergic: The Best Films of the Decade
  14. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  15. Miriam Bale: Top 14 Films of 2016
  16. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  17. K. Austin Collins: 12 Best Movies of 2016
  18. Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016
  19. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  20. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2016
  21. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 30 Films of 2016
  22. Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  23. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  24. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  25. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s