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.

A.A. Dowd: Top 15 Films of 2018

20 December 2018

A.A. Dowd: Top 15 Films of 2018, as published by The A.V. Club

[see also 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014]

  1. BurningLee Chang-dong
  2. Cold WarPawel Pawlikowski
  3. Lean on PeteAndrew Haigh
  4. HereditaryAri Aster
  5. First ManDamien Chazelle
  6. Minding the GapBing Liu
  7. You Were Never Really HereLynne Ramsay
  8. ZamaLucrecia Martel
  9. ThoroughbredsCory Finley
  10. ShopliftersHirokazu Kore-eda
  11. If Beale Street Could TalkBarry Jenkins
  12. RomaAlfonso Cuaron
  13. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-VerseBob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman
  14. Isle of DogsWes Anderson
  15. Mission: Impossible – FalloutChristopher McQuarrie