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. Manohla Dargis: 28 Best Movies of 2016
  2. Reverse Shot: 12 Best Movies of 2016
  3. Nicole Brenez: 10 Best Films of 2015
  4. Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2015
  5. Hyperallergic: The Best Films of the Decade
  6. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2015
  7. Darren Hughes: 10 Favorite Films of 2016
  8. Steve Erickson: 20 Best Films of 2016
  9. Brian Darr: Top Ten Feature Films of 2016
  10. Jordan Cronk: The 50 Best Films of the 2010s
  11. Miriam Bale: Top 14 Films of 2016
  12. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 35 Films of 2015
  13. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2016
  14. Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016
  15. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  16. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2016
  17. Little White Lies: 25 Best Films of 2016
  18. Glenn Kenny: 50 Noteworthy Films of 2016
  19. Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2016
  20. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  21. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  22. Seventh Row: 50 Favourite Films of the Decade
  23. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  24. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s