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. Bilge Ebiri: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  2. Glenn Kenny: 50 Noteworthy Films of 2016
  3. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2016
  4. Darren Hughes: 10 Favorite Films of 2016
  5. B. Ruby Rich: Best Films of 2016
  6. Michael Sicinski: Top 10 Films of 2016
  7. Noel Murray: 15 Best Films of 2016
  8. Michael Phillips: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  9. Eric Kohn: 16 Best Movies of 2016
  10. A.V. Club: 20 Best Films of 2016
  11. David Edelstein: 20 Best Movies of 2016
  12. IndieWire Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  13. Film Comment: 20 Best Films of 2016
  14. Matt Prigge: 25 Best Films of 2016
  15. Village Voice Film Poll: Top 50 Films of 2016
  16. Slant: 50 Best Films of 2016
  17. Ty Burr: The 50 Best Movies of the Decade
  18. Paste: The 100 Best Movies of the 2010s