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. David Edelstein: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  2. Uproxx: 20 Best Films of 2016
  3. Christopher Orr: 35 Best Movies of 2016
  4. Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  5. Todd McCarthy: 19 Best Films of 2016
  6. Noel Murray: 15 Best Films of 2016
  7. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  8. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2016
  9. Anne Thompson: 10 Best Films of 2016
  10. A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2016
  11. Keith Phipps: Top 15 Films of 2016
  12. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  13. Ann Hornaday: 26 Best Movies of 2016
  14. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2016
  15. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: 15 Best Films of 2016
  16. Stephanie Zacharek: Top 20 Movies of 2016
  17. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 30 Films of 2016
  18. Bilge Ebiri: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  19. Roxana Hadadi: Top 50 Movies of the Decade
  20. Glenn Kenny: 50 Noteworthy Films of 2016
  21. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  22. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s
  23. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  24. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade