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.
  1. Roger Ebert: Best Films of 2011
  2. J.R. Jones: 22 Favorite Movies of 2012
  3. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2011
  4. Skandies: 20 Best Films of 2011
  5. David Fear: Best Films of 2011
  6. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2011
  7. Fandor: Top Films of 2011
  8. Matt Prigge: Top Ten Films of 2011
  9. Peter Bradshaw: Best Films of 2011
  10. Noel Murray: Best Films of 2011
  11. Scott Tobias: Best Films of 2011
  12. Nick Schager: Top 10 Films of 2011
  13. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2011
  14. A.V. Club: Year in Film 2011
  15. Film Comment: 50 Best Released Films of 2011
  16. David Denby: Best Films of 2011
  17. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2011
  18. Andrew O’Hehir: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  19. Ty Burr: Top Movies of 2011
  20. Karina Longworth: Best Films of 2011
  21. Matt Singer: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  22. Ben Kenigsberg: Best Films of 2011
  23. Joshua Rothkopf: Best Films of 2011
  24. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  25. Kristopher Tapley: Best Films of 2011
  26. Total Film: 50 Best Movies of 2011
  27. Ed Gonzalez: Top 10 Films of 2011
  28. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2011