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. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2015
  2. Ann Hornaday: 29 Best Films of 2015
  3. Stephanie Zacharek: Top 16 Movies of 2015
  4. Christopher Orr: 22 Best Movies of 2015
  5. Time Out London: 25 Best Films of 2016
  6. A.O. Scott: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  7. Richard Lawson: 17 Best Films of 2015
  8. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  9. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  10. Stephen Holden: 18 Best Movies of 2015
  11. Variety: 10 Best Films of 2015
  12. Anne Thompson: Top 10 Films of 2015
  13. David Edelstein: 30 Best Movies of 2015
  14. Joshua Rothkopf: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  15. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2015
  16. Nick Schager: 10 Best Films of 2015
  17. John Powers: Top 11 Films of 2015
  18. IndieWire: 66 Best Films of 2015
  19. Alison Willmore: 19 Best Movies of 2015
  20. Fandor: Top 25 Films of 2015
  21. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2015
  22. Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  23. Scott Tobias: Top 30 films of 2015
  24. Glenn Kenny: 47 Noteworthy Films of 2015
  25. Guardian: 50 Best Films of 2015
  26. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s
  27. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade