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.

2019 Movies

Much Ado About Cinema: Best Films of 2019 So Far

24 July 2019
preliminary

Much Ado About Cinema: Best Films of 2019 So Far

[see also 2018]

Vulture: The Best Movies of 2019 (So Far)

23 July 2019
preliminary

New York Magazine's Vulture: The Best Movies of 2019 (So Far)

Justin Chang: The Best Movies of 2019 (So Far)

19 July 2019
preliminary

Justin Chang: The Best Movies of 2019 (So Far), as published by The Los Angeles Times

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016]

Kenneth Turan: The Best Movies of 2019 (So Far)

19 July 2019
preliminary

Kenneth Turan: The Best Movies of 2019 (So Far), as published by The Los Angeles Times

[see also 2018, 2017, 2015, 2012]

Valerie Ettenhofer: The Best Movies Directed by Women in 2019 So Far

16 July 2019
preliminary

Valerie Ettenhofer: The Best Movies Directed by Women in 2019 So Far, as published by Film School Rejects

[see also 2018]