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. Village Voice Film Poll: Best Films of 2011
  2. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2011
  3. Skandies: 20 Best Films of 2011
  4. Reverse Shot: 10 Best Films of 2011
  5. IndieWire Poll: Best Films of 2011
  6. Film Comment: 50 Best Released Films of 2011
  7. Dennis Cooper: Favorite Films of 2011
  8. Nick Schager: Top 10 Films of 2011
  9. A.V. Club: Year in Film 2011
  10. Kristopher Tapley: Best Films of 2011
  11. MSN: Top 10 Movies of 2011
  12. Richard Brody: 26 Best Films of 2011
  13. David Denby: Best Films of 2011
  14. Total Film: 50 Best Movies of 2011
  15. David Ehrlich: 25 Best Films of 2011
  16. Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2011
  17. J.R. Jones: 10 Best Films of 2011
  18. Stephen Holden: Top 10 Movies of 2011
  19. Keith Uhlich: Best Films of 2011
  20. Roger Ebert: Best Films of 2011
  21. Karina Longworth: Best Films of 2011
  22. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2011
  23. Scott Tobias: Best Films of 2011
  24. Matt Prigge: Top Ten Films of 2011
  25. Fandor: Top Films of 2011
  26. Peter Bradshaw: Best Films of 2011
  27. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2011
  28. Ed Gonzalez: Top 10 Films of 2011
  29. John Waters: Best Films of 2011
  30. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2011
  31. Noel Murray: Best Films of 2011
  32. Ben Sachs: 20 Best Films of 2011
  33. Les Inrocks: 20 Best Films of 2011
  34. Empire: Top 20 Films of 2011