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.

Much Ado About Cinema: Best Films of 2018

20 December 2018

Much Ado About Cinema: Best Films of 2018

[see also 2019]

  1. The FavouriteYorgos Lanthimos
  2. You Were Never Really HereLynne Ramsay
  3. Eighth GradeBo Burnham
  4. The Miseducation of Cameron PostDesiree Akhavan
  5. SuspiriaLuca Guadagnino
  6. AnnihilationAlex Garland
  7. First ReformedPaul Schrader
  8. If Beale Street Could TalkBarry Jenkins
  9. HereditaryAri Aster
  10. Skate KitchenCrystal Moselle
  11. BurningLee Chang-dong
  12. RomaAlfonso Cuaron
  13. Cold WarPawel Pawlikowski
  14. WildlifePaul Dano
  15. Lean on PeteAndrew Haigh
  16. Won’t You Be My Neighbor?Morgan Neville
  17. ThoroughbredsCory Finley
  18. Paddington 2Paul King
  19. TullyJason Reitman
  20. The TaleJennifer Fox
  21. ShirkersSandi Tan
  22. ShopliftersHirokazu Kore-eda
  23. Mamma Mia! Here We Go AgainOl Parker
  24. Madeline’s MadelineJosephine Decker
  25. WidowsSteve McQueen