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. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2015
  2. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  3. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  4. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  5. Nick Schager: 10 Best Films of 2015
  6. Richard Lawson: 17 Best Films of 2015
  7. Matt Prigge: 30 Best Films of 2015
  8. IndieWire: 66 Best Films of 2015
  9. Alison Willmore: 19 Best Movies of 2015
  10. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2015
  11. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  12. Fandor: Top 25 Films of 2015
  13. Bilge Ebiri: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  14. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  15. Manohla Dargis: 37 Best Movies of 2015
  16. John Powers: Top 11 Films of 2015
  17. The Young Folks: Top 50 Films of the 2010s
  18. Anne Thompson: Top 10 Films of 2015
  19. Christopher Orr: 22 Best Movies of 2015
  20. Variety: 10 Best Films of 2015
  21. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2015
  22. Mike D’Angelo: 15 Best Films of 2015
  23. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 35 Films of 2015
  24. Nictate: 15 Favorite Films of 2015
  25. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  26. Steve Erickson: 20 Best Films of 2015
  27. Matt Singer: The Best Movies of the 2010s
  28. Melissa Anderson: 19 Best Movies of 2015
  29. Time Out London: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  30. Amy Nicholson: Top 10 Films of 2015
  31. Glenn Kenny: 47 Noteworthy Films of 2015
  32. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2015
  33. John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2015
  34. A.A. Dowd: 15 Best Films of 2015
  35. La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Best Movies of 2015
  36. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: 15 Best Films of 2015
  37. Eric Kohn: Best 15 Films of 2015
  38. M. Leary: 24 Favorite Films of 2015
  39. David Hudson: Top 17 Films of 2015
  40. Little White Lies: 20 Best Films of 2015
  41. A.O. Scott: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  42. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2015
  43. Scott Tobias: Top 30 films of 2015
  44. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2015
  45. Joshua Rothkopf: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  46. Guardian: 50 Best Films of 2015