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. Orla Smith: Best Films of the Decade
  2. Seventh Row: 50 Favourite Films of the Decade
  3. Les Inrocks: Best Films of 2017
  4. David Hudson: Top 13 Films of 2016
  5. B. Ruby Rich: Best Films of 2016
  6. Nictate: Top 11 Films of 2016
  7. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2017
  8. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 30 Films of 2016
  9. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2016
  10. Steve Erickson: 20 Best Films of 2016
  11. Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016
  12. Miriam Bale: Top 14 Films of 2016
  13. Jonathan Rosenbaum: Top 10 Films of 2016
  14. Peter Labuza: 15 Favorite Films of 2016
  15. Reverse Shot: 12 Best Movies of 2016
  16. Keith Uhlich: 15 Favorite Films of 2016
  17. Darren Hughes: 10 Favorite Films of 2016
  18. Keith Phipps: Top 15 Films of 2016
  19. Justin Chang: Top 25 Movies of 2016
  20. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  21. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  22. Noel Murray: 15 Best Films of 2016
  23. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  24. Eric Kohn: 16 Best Movies of 2016
  25. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2016
  26. Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2016
  27. Hyperallergic: The Best Films of the Decade