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. Total Film: 50 Best Movies of 2011
  2. Empire: Top 20 Films of 2011
  3. Joshua Rothkopf: Best Films of 2011
  4. Sean Burns: Top 10 Films of 2011
  5. Ty Burr: Top Movies of 2011
  6. Kristopher Tapley: Best Films of 2011
  7. Wesley Morris: Top Movies of 2011
  8. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2011
  9. Matt Prigge: Top Ten Films of 2011
  10. Ben Kenigsberg: Best Films of 2011
  11. Nerve: 15 Best Movies of 2011
  12. A.V. Club: Year in Film 2011
  13. Skandies: 20 Best Films of 2011
  14. Dennis Cooper: Favorite Films of 2011
  15. Andrew O’Hehir: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  16. Roger Ebert: Best Films of 2011
  17. Scott Tobias: Best Films of 2011
  18. Karina Longworth: Best Films of 2011
  19. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2011
  20. David Fear: Best Films of 2011
  21. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2011
  22. Film Comment: 50 Best Released Films of 2011
  23. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2011