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.

Joshua Rothkopf: Best Films of 2011

15 December 2011

Joshua Rothkopf: Best Films of 2011, as published by Time Out New York

[see also 2018, 2017, 2015, 2012]

  1. DriveNicolas Winding Refn
  2. ShameSteve McQueen
  3. We Need to Talk About KevinLynne Ramsay
  4. 13 AssassinsTakashi Miike
  5. The TripMichael Winterbottom
  6. CoriolanusRalph Fiennes
  7. A SeparationAsghar Farhadi
  8. IncendiesDenis Villeneuve
  9. My PerestroikaRobin Hessman
  10. Attack the BlockJoe Cornish
  11. SennaAsif Kapadia
  12. MoneyballBennett Miller
  13. Certified CopyAbbas Kiarostami
  14. Higher GroundVera Farmiga
  15. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past LivesApichatpong Weerasethakul
  16. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2David Yates
  17. KaboomGregg Araki
  18. ContagionSteven Soderbergh
  19. Young AdultJason Reitman
  20. The ArtistMichel Hazanavicius