Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists. 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.

Peter Bradshaw: Best Films of 2011

08 December 2011

Peter Bradshaw: Best Films of 2011, as published by The Guardian

[see also 2012]

    Best Film

  1. The ArtistMichel Hazanavicius
  2. MargaretKenneth Lonergan
  3. A SeparationAsghar Farhadi
  4. Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyTomas Alfredson
  5. PoetryLee Chang-dong
  6. The Tree of LifeTerrence Malick
  7. Le quattro volteMichelangelo Frammartino
  8. We Need to Talk About KevinLynne Ramsay
  9. The Skin I Live InPedro Almodóvar
  10. BridesmaidsPaul Feig

    Best Documentary

  1. SennaAsif Kapadia
  2. George Harrison: Living in the Material WorldMartin Scorsese
  3. Cave of Forgotten DreamsWerner Herzog
  4. PinaWim Wenders
  5. Inside JobCharles Ferguson
  6. Dreams of a LifeCarol Morley
  7. Bobby Fischer Against the WorldLiz Garbus
  8. Waste LandLucy Walker
  9. TT3D: Closer to the EdgeRichard de Araques
  10. Project NimJames Marsh