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. B. Ruby Rich: Best Films of 2016
  2. A.O. Scott: 21 Best Movies of 2017
  3. Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2016
  4. Ed Gonzalez: Top 30 Movies of 2017
  5. Todd McCarthy: 19 Best Films of 2016
  6. Manohla Dargis: 28 Best Movies of 2016
  7. Justin Chang: Top 25 Movies of 2016
  8. Steve Erickson: 20 Best Films of 2016
  9. Noel Murray: 15 Best Films of 2016
  10. Bilge Ebiri: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  11. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2017
  12. Guardian: 50 Top Films of 2017
  13. Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016
  14. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 26 Films of 2017
  15. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  16. Little White Lies: 30 Best Films of 2017
  17. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  18. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s