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.

David Fear: Best Films of 2011

15 December 2011

David Fear: Best Films of 2011, as published by Time Out New York

[see also 2018, 2017, 2012]

  1. ShameSteve McQueen
  2. A SeparationAsghar Farhadi
  3. Tuesday, After ChristmasRadu Muntean
  4. MoneyballBennett Miller
  5. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past LivesApichatpong Weerasethakul
  6. Cold WeatherAaron Katz
  7. IncendiesDenis Villeneuve
  8. SennaAsif Kapadia
  9. The TripMichael Winterbottom
  10. My JoySergei Loznitsa
  11. The ArborClio Barnard
  12. Meek’s CutoffKelly Reichardt
  13. The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975Göran Olsson
  14. Take ShelterJeff Nichols
  15. The InterruptersSteve James
  16. 13 AssassinsTakashi Miike
  17. The FutureMiranda July
  18. Le HavreAki Kaurismäki
  19. RampartOren Moverman
  20. DriveNicolas Winding Refn