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.

Justine Smith: Top Ten Films of 2018

16 December 2018

Justine Smith: Top Ten Films of 2018, as submitted to the Survey. See also her list of best short films.

[see also 2019, 2017]

  1. First ReformedPaul Schrader
  2. PadmaavatSanjay Leela Bhansali
  3. GenesisPhilippe Lesage
  4. AnnihilationAlex Garland
  5. HereditaryAri Aster
  6. CamDaniel Goldhaber
  7. Black MotherKhalik Allah
  8. ProfileTimur Bekmambetov
  9. The RiderChloé Zhao
  10. Birds of PassageCristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra