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.

Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2011

01 December 2011

Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2011 (a poll of 100 critics and curators, published by Sight & Sound Magazine)

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

  1. The Tree of LifeTerrence Malick
  2. A SeparationAsghar Farhadi
  3. The Kid with a BikeJean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne
  4. MelancholiaLars von Trier
  5. The ArtistMichel Hazanavicius
  6. Once Upon a Time in AnatoliaNuri Bilge Ceylan
  7. The Turin HorseBéla Tarr
  8. We Need to Talk About KevinLynne Ramsay
  9. Le quattro volteMichelangelo Frammartino
  10. Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyTomas Alfredson
  11. This is Not a FilmJafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb