Year-End Lists

A hand-curated, browsable index of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Lists

  1. Hollywood Reporter: Todd McCarthy: 19 Best Films of 2016
  2. Esquire: Nick Schager: The 25 Best Movies of 2016
  3. ScreenCrush: Matt Singer: The Best Movies of 2016
  4. Entertainment Weekly: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  5. Washington Post: Hank Stuever: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  6. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2016
  7. Ringer: K. Austin Collins: 12 Best Movies of 2016
  8. ScreenCrush: Matt Singer: The Best Movies of the 2010s
  9. New York Times: A.O. Scott: 10 Best Movies of 2016
  10. New York Times: Stephen Holden: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  11. Peter Labuza: 15 Favorite Films of 2016
  12. RogerEbert.com: Michael Snydel: Top Ten Films of 2016
  13. Artforum: J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2016
  14. Artforum: Melissa Anderson: 10 Best Movies of 2016
  15. Uproxx: Alan Sepinwall: 21 Best TV Shows of 2016
  16. BBC: Keith Uhlich: 10 Best TV Shows of 2016
  17. Village Voice: Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Films of 2016
  18. Vulture: Matt Zoller Seitz: 11 Best TV Shows of 2016
  19. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2016
  20. Los Angeles Times: Justin Chang: Top 25 Movies of 2016
  21. RogerEbert.com: Brian Tallerico: Top Ten Films of 2016
  22. New York Times: Manohla Dargis: 28 Best Movies of 2016
  23. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  24. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  25. RogerEbert.com: Sheila O’Malley: Top Ten Films of 2016
  26. Washington Post: Ann Hornaday: 26 Best Movies of 2016
  27. Vulture: David Edelstein: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  28. Chicago Tribune: Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  29. Time: Daniel D’Addario: Top 10 TV Shows of 2016
  30. Chicago Reader: Leah Pickett: Top Ten Films of 2016
  31. Artforum: Amy Taubin: 10 Best Films of 2016
  32. BuzzFeed: Alison Willmore: 11 Best Movies of 2016
  33. Uproxx: 20 Best Films of 2016
  34. World of Reel: Jordan Ruimy: The 25 Best Movies of the Decade
  35. RogerEbert.com: Niles Schwartz: Top Ten Films of 2016
  36. RogerEbert.com: Jana Monji: Top Ten Films of 2016
  37. A.V. Club: 30 Best TV Shows of 2016
  38. Atlantic: Christopher Orr: 35 Best Movies of 2016
  39. RogerEbert.com: Collin Souter: Top Ten Films of 2016
  40. The Big Picture: Sean Fennessey: Top 10 Movies of the Decade
  41. Metro: Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016
  42. RogerEbert.com: Susan Wloszczyna: Top Ten Films of 2016
  43. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  44. Time Out New York: Joshua Rothkopf: Best Movies of 2016
  45. Variety: Maureen Ryan: 20 Best TV Shows of 2016
  46. RogerEbert.com: The Best Television of the Decade
  47. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 30 Films of 2016
  48. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  49. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s
  50. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s
  51. Roxana Hadadi: Top 50 Movies of the Decade
  52. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  53. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s