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. Eric Kohn: Best 15 Films of 2015
  2. Steve Erickson: 20 Best Films of 2015
  3. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  4. Richard Lawson: 17 Best Films of 2015
  5. Stephanie Zacharek: Top 16 Movies of 2015
  6. John Waters: 10 Best Films of 2015
  7. Anne Thompson: Top 10 Films of 2015
  8. Stephen Holden: 18 Best Movies of 2015
  9. Ben Kenigsberg: 10 Best Films of 2015
  10. Amy Nicholson: Top 10 Films of 2015
  11. Nictate: 15 Favorite Films of 2015
  12. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2015
  13. John Powers: Top 11 Films of 2015
  14. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2015
  15. Matt Prigge: 30 Best Films of 2015
  16. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 35 Films of 2015
  17. A.O. Scott: 20 Best Movies of 2015
  18. Scott Tobias: Top 30 films of 2015
  19. IndieWire: 66 Best Films of 2015
  20. Alison Willmore: 19 Best Movies of 2015
  21. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2015
  22. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Films of the 2010s
  23. Little White Lies: 20 Best Films of 2015
  24. Fandor: Top 25 Films of 2015
  25. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2015
  26. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2015
  27. Rolling Stone: The 50 Best Movies of the 2010s
  28. Glenn Kenny: 47 Noteworthy Films of 2015
  29. Guardian: 50 Best Films of 2015
  30. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2015
  31. Insider: 100 Best Films of the 2010s
  32. IndieWire: The 100 Best Movies of the Decade
  33. Playlist: The 100 Best Films of the Decade
  34. A.V. Club: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s