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. Keith Phipps: Top 16 Films of 2017
  2. Scout Tafoya: Favorite Films of 2017
  3. Ben Kenigsberg: Best Films of 2017
  4. Anaïs Lebrun: Favorite Films of 2018
  5. Ed Gonzalez: Top 30 Movies of 2017
  6. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2017
  7. Graham Fuller: 20 Best Movies of 2017
  8. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2017
  9. Katie Rife: Best Films of 2017
  10. Little White Lies: 30 Best Films of 2017
  11. Richard Lawson: The 10 Best Movies of the 2010s
  12. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2018
  13. Christy Lemire: 10 Best Films of 2017
  14. RogerEbert.com: Ten Best Films of 2017
  15. Miriam Bale: Top 10 Films of 2017
  16. Alison Willmore: 11 Best Movies of 2017
  17. Susannah Gruder: Best Movies of the 2010s
  18. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2017
  19. Dennis Lim: Favorite Films of 2017
  20. Time Out London: 20 Best Films of 2018
  21. John Beifuss: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  22. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2018
  23. Mallory Andrews: Top 10 Films of 2017
  24. Justin Chang: 32 Best Films of 2017
  25. K. Austin Collins: 24 Best Movies of 2017
  26. IndieWire Poll: Best Movies of 2017
  27. Chiara Marañón: Favorite Films of 2018
  28. Justine Smith: 30 Favorite Films of 2017
  29. Guardian: 50 Top Films of 2017
  30. The Independent: The 40 Best Films of the Decade
  31. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  32. Mark Olsen: 20 Best Films of 2017
  33. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2017
  34. Jordan Cronk: Top Ten Films of 2017
  35. Ignatiy Vishnevetsky: Best Films of 2017
  36. Nictate: Top 10 Films of 2017
  37. RogerEbert.com: The Best Films of the 2010s
  38. Joshua Rothkopf: 20 Best Films of 2017
  39. Charles Bramesco: 25 Best Films of 2017
  40. Eric Kohn: 17 Best Movies of 2017
  41. Amanda Dobbins: Top 10 Movies of the Decade
  42. A.A. Dowd: Best Films of 2017
  43. Glenn Heath Jr.: Best Films of 2017
  44. Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2017
  45. A.O. Scott: 21 Best Movies of 2017
  46. Richard Lawson: 10 Best Films of 2017
  47. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2017
  48. Todd McCarthy: 20 Best Films of 2017
  49. Matt Zoller Seitz: Best Films of 2017
  50. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2017
  51. Matt Singer: 20 Best Films of 2017
  52. Manohla Dargis: 40 Best Movies of 2017
  53. Emily Yoshida: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  54. Nick Schager: Best Movies of 2017
  55. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s
  56. Consequence of Sound: Top 25 Movies of 2017
  57. Christopher Orr: Best Movies of 2017
  58. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s
  59. Mike D’Angelo: Best Films of 2017
  60. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2017
  61. David Edelstein: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  62. Peter Travers: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  63. Sheila O’Malley: Best Films of 2017
  64. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2017
  65. Robert Koehler: Best Movies of 2017
  66. Uproxx: 20 Best Movies of 2017
  67. Matthew Jacobs: 27 Best Movies of 2017
  68. Jesse Hassenger: Best Films of 2017
  69. Alicia Malone: Top 50 Films of 2017
  70. Film School Rejects: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  71. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2017
  72. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  73. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  74. Bilge Ebiri: Best Movies of 2017
  75. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s