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. La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Best Movies of 2016
  2. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: 15 Best Films of 2016
  3. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2016
  4. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 30 Films of 2016
  5. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2016
  6. Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016
  7. Stephanie Zacharek: Top 20 Movies of 2016
  8. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2016
  9. Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Films of 2016
  10. Todd McCarthy: 19 Best Films of 2016
  11. Miriam Bale: Top 14 Films of 2016
  12. John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2016
  13. David Hudson: Top 13 Films of 2016
  14. Alison Willmore: 11 Best Movies of 2016
  15. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  16. Steve Erickson: 20 Best Films of 2016
  17. Brian Darr: Top Ten Feature Films of 2016
  18. Stephen Holden: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  19. Scott Tobias: Top 10 Films of 2016
  20. Darren Hughes: 10 Favorite Films of 2016
  21. Melissa Anderson: 10 Best Movies of 2016
  22. A.O. Scott: 10 Best Movies of 2016
  23. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2016
  24. Nictate: Top 11 Films of 2016
  25. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  26. Glenn Kenny: 50 Noteworthy Films of 2016
  27. Noel Murray: 15 Best Films of 2016
  28. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  29. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  30. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  31. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  32. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  33. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s