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.
2011 Movies

Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2011

05 December 2011

Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2011

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012]

  1. We Have a PopeNanni Moretti
  2. The Strange Case of AngelicaManoel de Oliveira
  3. [tie] The Tree of LifeTerrence Malick
  4. Outside SatanBruno Dumont
  5. [tie] Essential KillingJerzy Skolimowski
  6. MelancholiaLars von Trier
  7. [tie] A Burning Hot SummerPhilippe Garrel
  8. Super 8JJ Abrams
  9. [tie] House of Pleasures (aka House of Tolerance)Bertrand Bonello
  10. [tie] Meek’s CutoffKelly Reichardt