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. Kristopher Tapley: Best Films of 2011
  2. Dave Calhoun: Best Five Films of 2011
  3. Wesley Morris: Top Movies of 2011
  4. Ben Kenigsberg: Best Films of 2011
  5. Karina Longworth: Best Films of 2011
  6. Peter Bradshaw: Best Films of 2011
  7. Matt Prigge: Top Ten Films of 2011
  8. Keith Uhlich: Best Films of 2011
  9. Skandies: 20 Best Films of 2011
  10. Ed Gonzalez: Top 10 Films of 2011
  11. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2011
  12. Richard Brody: 26 Best Films of 2011
  13. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2011
  14. Fandor: Top Films of 2011
  15. Matt Singer: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  16. Scott Tobias: Best Films of 2011
  17. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2011
  18. A.V. Club: Year in Film 2011
  19. Roger Ebert: Best Films of 2011
  20. Film Comment: 50 Best Released Films of 2011