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. Survey: Ten Best Films of 2018

11 December 2018 Ten Best Films of 2018, as selected by the site’s regular film critics and assistant editors

[see also 2019]

  1. RomaAlfonso Cuaron
  2. The Ballad of Buster ScruggsJoel & Ethan Coen
  3. Sorry to Bother YouBoots Riley
  4. First ReformedPaul Schrader
  5. If Beale Street Could TalkBarry Jenkins
  6. ShirkersSandi Tan
  7. AnnihilationAlex Garland
  8. BlacKkKlansmanSpike Lee
  9. BurningLee Chang-dong
  10. Cold WarPawel Pawlikowski