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. Andy Greenwald: Top Ten TV Shows of 2017
  2. Willow Maclay: Top 10 Films of 2017
  3. Matt Zoller Seitz: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  4. Playlist: The Best TV Shows & Mini-Series of the Decade
  5. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top 10 Films of the Decade 2010-2019
  6. Esquire: Best TV Shows of 2017
  7. Peter Labuza: Favorite Films of 2017
  8. Jordan Cronk: Top Ten Films of 2017
  9. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2017
  10. Hank Stuever: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  11. Saige Walton: Best Films of 2017
  12. Dennis Lim: Favorite Films of 2017
  13. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2017
  14. Miriam Bale: Top 10 Films of 2017
  15. Rob Sheffield: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  16. Mallory Andrews: Top 10 Films of 2017
  17. Keith Uhlich: Favorite Films of 2017
  18. John Powers: 10 Best Movies of 2017
  19. Robert Koehler: Best Movies of 2017
  20. Jordan Cronk: The 50 Best Films of the 2010s
  21. Blake Williams: Top 20 Films of 2017
  22. A.V. Club: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  23. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 26 Films of 2017
  24. Adrian Martin: Top Ten Films of 2017
  25. Alison Herman: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  26. Entertainment Weekly: Best TV Shows of 2017
  27. Scout Tafoya: Favorite Films of 2017
  28. Sonia Saraiya: 10 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  29. Slant: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  30. IndieWire: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  31. Darren Franich: The Best TV Shows of the Decade
  32. Sonia Saraiya: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  33. Paste: 25 Best TV Shows of 2017
  34. La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Best Movies of 2017
  35. Alan Sepinwall: 20 Best TV Shows of 2017
  36. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2017
  37. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 TV Shows of the 2010s
  38. Jen Chaney: 10 Best TV Shows of 2017
  39. Sophy Romvari: Top Ten Films of 2017
  40. RogerEbert.com: The Best Television of the Decade
  41. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2017
  42. Alan Sepinwall: 50 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  43. Highlark: 31 Best TV Shows of 2017
  44. A.V. Club: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  45. Paste: The 100 Best TV Shows of the 2010s
  46. IndieWire: The Best TV Shows of the Decade, Ranked