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. Melissa Anderson: 19 Best Movies of 2015
  2. Little White Lies: 20 Best Films of 2015
  3. Time Out London: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  4. Miriam Bale: Top 10 Films of 2015
  5. Darren Hughes: 10 Favorite Films of 2015
  6. Variety: 10 Best Films of 2015
  7. Stephen Holden: 18 Best Movies of 2015
  8. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2015
  9. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2015
  10. Reverse Shot: 10 Best Movies of 2015
  11. K. Austin Collins: The 30 Best Movies of the 2010s
  12. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 35 Films of 2015
  13. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  14. The Independent: The 40 Best Films of the Decade
  15. Eric Hynes: 10 Best Feature Films of 2015
  16. David Hudson: Top 17 Films of 2015
  17. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  18. Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Films of 2015
  19. Scott Tobias: Top 30 films of 2015
  20. Alison Willmore: 19 Best Movies of 2015
  21. Richard Lawson: 17 Best Films of 2015
  22. IndieWire: 66 Best Films of 2015
  23. Fandor: Top 25 Films of 2015
  24. Ann Hornaday: 29 Best Films of 2015
  25. Manohla Dargis: 37 Best Movies of 2015
  26. Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2015
  27. A.O. Scott: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  28. John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2015
  29. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2015
  30. Guardian: 50 Best Films of 2015
  31. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  32. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2015
  33. Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2015
  34. Jordan Ruimy: The 25 Best Movies of the Decade
  35. Matt Prigge: 30 Best Films of 2015
  36. Joshua Rothkopf: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  37. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2016
  38. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  39. Eric Kohn: Best 15 Films of 2015
  40. Christopher Orr: 22 Best Movies of 2015
  41. Richard Brody: 30 Best Movies of 2015
  42. A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2015
  43. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  44. Keith Phipps: Top 30 Films of the Decade
  45. Reverse Shot: Best Films of the Decade
  46. Glenn Kenny: 47 Noteworthy Films of 2015
  47. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2015
  48. Time Out New York: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  49. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s
  50. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s
  51. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s
  52. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  53. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s