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. Darren Hughes: Favorite US Releases of 2018
  2. La Internacional Cinéfila Poll: Best Movies of 2017
  3. Roger Koza: Favorite Films of 2017
  4. Melissa Anderson: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  5. Reverse Shot: Best Films of 2018
  6. Little White Lies: 30 Best Films of 2018
  7. Film Comment: Best Films of 2018
  8. Jordan Cronk: Top 20 Films of 2018
  9. Mark Olsen: Best Movies of 2018
  10. Dennis Lim: Favorite Films of 2017
  11. J Hoberman: 10 Best Films of 2017
  12. Walter Chaw: 50 Best Films of 2018
  13. Jordan Cronk: Top Ten Films of 2017
  14. James Quandt: 10 Best Films of 2017
  15. Robert Koehler: Best Movies of 2017
  16. Cinema Scope: Top Ten Films of 2017
  17. Justin Chang: Best Movies of 2018
  18. Manohla Dargis: Best Movies of 2018
  19. Ringer: Best Movies of 2018
  20. Sight & Sound Poll: Top 26 Films of 2017
  21. John Powers: 2018's 12 Best Movies
  22. David Hudson: Top Ten Films of 2018
  23. Josh Larsen: Top Ten Films of 2018
  24. Slant: 25 Best Films of 2018
  25. Scout Tafoya: Favorite Films of 2017
  26. Desist Film: Best Films of 2017
  27. Steve Erickson: Best Films of 2018
  28. K. Austin Collins: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  29. Nick Schager: 25 Best Movies of 2018
  30. A.A. Dowd: Top 15 Films of 2018
  31. Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2018
  32. Sight & Sound Poll: Best Films of 2018
  33. David Fear: Top 20 Movies of 2018
  34. Film Stage: Top 50 Films of 2018
  35. Scott Tobias: Top Movies of 2018
  36. Paste: 50 Best Movies of 2018