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.

Slant: 25 Best Films of 2018

17 December 2018

Slant Magazine: 25 Best Films of 2018

[see also 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. First ReformedPaul Schrader
  2. BurningLee Chang-dong
  3. The Other Side of the WindOrson Welles
  4. Let the Sunshine InClaire Denis
  5. ZamaLucrecia Martel
  6. Bisbee '17Robert Greene
  7. 24 FramesAbbas Kiarostami
  8. If Beale Street Could TalkBarry Jenkins
  9. Monrovia, IndianaFrederick Wiseman
  10. The House That Jack BuiltLars von Trier
  11. WesternValeska Grisebach
  12. The Ballad of Buster ScruggsJoel & Ethan Coen
  13. Paddington 2Paul King
  14. BlacKkKlansmanSpike Lee
  15. Support the GirlsAndrew Bujalski
  16. The Green FogGuy Maddin, Evan Johnson, and Galen Johnson
  17. Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?Travis Wilkerson
  18. The Day AfterHong Sang-soo
  19. Golden ExitsAlex Ross Perry
  20. RomaAlfonso Cuaron
  21. Shoah: Four SistersClaude Lanzmann
  22. PROTOTYPEBlake Williams
  23. Happy as LazzaroAlice Rohrwacher
  24. The FavouriteYorgos Lanthimos
  25. Dead SoulsWang Bing