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