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. Peter Debruge: 10 Best Films of 2017
  2. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  3. Alison Willmore: 11 Best Movies Of 2018
  4. Steven D. Greydanus: Top Films of 2018
  5. Walter Chaw: 50 Best Films of 2018
  6. Ann Hornaday: Best Movies of 2018
  7. Owen Gleiberman: Top 10 Films of 2018
  8. Adam Kempenaar: Top 10 Films of 2018
  9. Genevieve Koski: Top 20 Films of 2018
  10. Scout Tafoya: Favorite Films of 2017
  11. Sophy Romvari: Top Ten Films of 2017
  12. David Edelstein: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  13. Nick Schager: 25 Best Movies of 2018
  14. Matt Singer: Best Films of 2018
  15. David Morgan: Best Movies of 2018
  16. Emily Yoshida: Best Movies of 2018
  17. Sheila O’Malley: Top Ten Films of 2018
  18. Justin Chang: Best Movies of 2018
  19. David Fear: Top 20 Movies of 2018
  20. Todd McCarthy: Best Films of 2018
  21. Scott Tobias: Top Movies of 2018
  22. Another Gaze: Top Ten Films by Women in 2018
  23. Justine Smith: Top Ten Films of 2018
  24. Christopher Orr: Best Films of 2018
  25. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2018
  26. Keith Phipps: 20 Favorite Films of 2018
  27. David Hudson: Top Ten Films of 2017
  28. Philip Concannon: Best Films of 2018
  29. Time Out London: 20 Best Films of 2018
  30. Film Comment: Best Films of 2018
  31. Peter Travers: 20 Best Movies of 2018
  32. Alicia Malone: Top 50 Films of 2017
  33. Matthew Jacobs: 20 Best Movies Of 2018
  34. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2018
  35. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2018
  36. Justine Smith: 30 Favorite Films of 2017
  37. Playlist: 25 Best Films of 2018
  38. Film School Rejects: 50 Best Movies of 2018