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.

Dan Sallitt: Favorite Films of 2018

14 March 2019

Dan Sallitt: Favorite Films of 2018, of those "that played at least one week in Manhattan for the first time in 2018, in approximate order of preference"

[see also 2010s, 2019, 2017, 2012]

  1. The Day AfterHong Sang-soo
  2. Classical PeriodTed Fendt
  3. WesternValeska Grisebach
  4. 24 FramesAbbas Kiarostami
  5. The Grief of OthersPatrick Wang
  6. Dim the FluorescentsDaniel Warth
  7. Support the GirlsAndrew Bujalski
  8. The BanishmentAndrey Zvyagintsev
  9. Ray Meets HelenAlan Rudolph
  10. Ismael’s GhostsArnaud Desplechin
  11. Mrs. HydeSerge Bozon
  12. Before We VanishKiyoshi Kurosawa
  13. On Body and SoulIldikó Enyedi
  14. Notes on an AppearanceRicky D'Ambrose
  15. DovlatovAleksey German
  16. RodinJacques Doillon