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.

Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2011

19 December 2011

Michael Phillips: 10 Best Movies of 2011, as published by The Chicago Tribune

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012]

  1. PoetryLee Chang-dong
  2. MoneyballBennett Miller
  3. Certified CopyAbbas Kiarostami
  4. The DescendantsAlexander Payne
  5. The InterruptersSteve James
  6. Guy and Madeline on a Park BenchDamien Chazelle
  7. A SeparationAsghar Farhadi
  8. The Tree of LifeTerrence Malick
  9. Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyTomas Alfredson
  10. WeekendAndrew Haigh