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. Christopher Orr: Best Movies of 2017
  2. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s
  3. Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2017
  4. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2017
  5. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 26 Films of 2017
  6. IndieWire Poll: Best Movies of 2017
  7. Steve Erickson: Top 26 Films of 2017
  8. Eric Kohn: 17 Best Movies of 2017
  9. Owen Gleiberman: 10 Best Films of 2017
  10. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  11. Peter Travers: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  12. Genevieve Koski: Top 15 Films of 2017
  13. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2017
  14. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  15. Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2017
  16. The Independent: The 40 Best Films of the Decade
  17. Peter Debruge: 10 Best Films of 2017
  18. Keith Phipps: Top 16 Films of 2017
  19. Matt Zoller Seitz: Best Films of 2017
  20. Emily Yoshida: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  21. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  22. RogerEbert.com: Ten Best Films of 2017
  23. Guardian: 50 Top Films of 2017
  24. A.O. Scott: 21 Best Movies of 2017
  25. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2017
  26. David Edelstein: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  27. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2017
  28. David Hudson: Top Ten Films of 2017
  29. Alissa Wilkinson: 35 Best Films of 2017
  30. The Young Folks: Top 50 Films of the 2010s
  31. Katie Rife: Best Films of 2017
  32. Uproxx: 20 Best Movies of 2017
  33. Manohla Dargis: 40 Best Movies of 2017
  34. Richard Lawson: 10 Best Films of 2017
  35. Time Out New York: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  36. Matthew Jacobs: 27 Best Movies of 2017
  37. Ann Hornaday: 12 Best Movies of 2017
  38. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  39. Noel Murray: Best Films of 2017
  40. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2017
  41. Sean Fennessey: Top 10 Movies of the Decade
  42. Richard Lawson: The 10 Best Movies of the 2010s
  43. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2017
  44. Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  45. Hyperallergic: The Best Films of the Decade
  46. Matt Goldberg: Top 25 Films of the 2010s
  47. Consequence of Sound: Top 25 Movies of 2017
  48. Alicia Malone: Top 50 Films of 2017
  49. Jeffrey M. Anderson: Top Ten Films of 2017
  50. Mark Olsen: 20 Best Films of 2017
  51. Justine Smith: 30 Favorite Films of 2017
  52. Graham Fuller: 20 Best Movies of 2017
  53. Sheila O’Malley: Best Films of 2017
  54. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  55. Christy Lemire: 10 Best Films of 2017
  56. Stephanie Zacharek: Top 10 Movies of 2017
  57. Little White Lies: 30 Best Films of 2017
  58. Alison Willmore: 11 Best Movies of 2017
  59. K. Austin Collins: 24 Best Movies of 2017
  60. TIFF Cinematheque: The Best of the Decade: An Alternative View
  61. Matt Singer: 20 Best Films of 2017
  62. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2017
  63. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  64. Michael Sicinski: Top 25 Films of 2017
  65. Roxana Hadadi: Top 50 Movies of the Decade
  66. Bilge Ebiri: Best Movies of 2017
  67. Joanna Di Mattia: Favorite Films of 2017
  68. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2017
  69. Film School Rejects: Best Movies of 2017
  70. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s
  71. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2017
  72. Keith Phipps: Top 30 Films of the Decade
  73. Les Inrocks: Best Films of 2017
  74. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  75. Jordan Ruimy: The 25 Best Movies of the Decade
  76. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  77. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s
  78. Scout Tafoya: Favorite Films of 2017