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.

Alejandro Adams: Top 9 1/2 Films of 2011

22 December 2011

Filmmaker Alejandro Adams: Top 9 1/2 Films of 2011, as published by Fandor

“Caveat: I deeply regret not having seen Margaret, A Separation, or Tuesday, After Christmas before assembling this list.”

  1. PoetryLee Chang-dong
  2. Certified CopyAbbas Kiarostami
  3. Extraordinary StoriesMariano Llinás
  4. Mysteries of LisbonRaoul Ruiz
  5. Fright NightCraig Gillespie
  6. Gnomeo and JulietKelly Asbury
  7. CarnageRoman Polanski
  8. Bad TeacherJake Kasdan
  9. Love ExposureSion Sono
  10. first half of MelancholiaLars von Trier