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

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]

IndieWire: The 10 Best Movies of 2019 So Far

11 July 2019
preliminary

IndieWire: The 10 Best Movies of 2019 So Far

[see also 2015]

Entertainment Weekly: The 10 Best Movies of 2019 ... So Far

11 July 2019
preliminary

Entertainment Weekly: The 10 Best Movies of 2019 ... So Far, by Leah Greenblatt and Chris Nashawaty