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. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2015
  2. La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Best Movies of 2015
  3. Michael Sicinski: Top 10 Films of 2016
  4. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2015
  5. Jonathan Rosenbaum: Top 10 Films of 2016
  6. Reverse Shot: 12 Best Movies of 2016
  7. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2016
  8. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2016
  9. Darren Hughes: 10 Favorite Films of 2016
  10. K. Austin Collins: 12 Best Movies of 2016
  11. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 35 Films of 2015
  12. David Hudson: Top 17 Films of 2015
  13. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2015
  14. Miriam Bale: Top 14 Films of 2016
  15. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  16. Glenn Kenny: 50 Noteworthy Films of 2016
  17. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  18. Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016