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

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 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. [tie] The Turin HorseBéla Tarr
  8. We Need to Talk About KevinLynne Ramsay
  9. Le quattro volteMichelangelo Frammartino
  10. Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyTomas Alfredson
  11. [tie] This is Not a FilmJafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb