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. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  2. Andrew O’Hehir: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  3. Alejandro Adams: Top 9 1/2 Films of 2011
  4. Jonathan Rosenbaum: Favorite Films of 2011
  5. Jonathan Rosenbaum: Favorite Films of 2011
  6. Nick Schager: Top 10 Films of 2011
  7. Peter Bradshaw: Best Films of 2011
  8. Ben Sachs: 20 Best Films of 2011
  9. Wesley Morris: Top Movies of 2011
  10. Matt Singer: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  11. Keith Uhlich: Best Films of 2011
  12. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2011
  13. Film Comment: 50 Best Released Films of 2011
  14. Fandor: Top Films of 2011
  15. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2011
  16. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2011