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.

Nick Schager: 20 Best Movies of 2019 (So Far)

01 July 2019

Nick Schager: 20 Best Movies of 2019 (So Far), as published by Esquire

[see also 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. TransitChristian Petzold
  2. Under the Silver LakeDavid Robert Mitchell
  3. ClimaxGaspar Noé
  4. The Beach BumHarmony Korine
  5. Hagazussa: A Heathen's CurseLukas Feigelfeld
  6. Gloria BellSebastián Lelio
  7. An Elephant Sitting StillHu Bo
  8. The SouvenirJoanna Hogg
  9. Apollo 11Todd Douglas Miller
  10. Long Day's Journey Into NightBi Gan
  11. DianeKent Jones
  12. ShadowZhang Yimou
  13. Her SmellAlex Ross Perry
  14. Ash is Purest WhiteJia Zhang-ke
  15. Birds of PassageCristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra
  16. High LifeClaire Denis
  17. John Wick: Chapter 3 - ParabellumChad Stahelski
  18. Plus OneJeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer
  19. Avengers: EndgameAnthony and Joe Russo
  20. GretaNeil Jordan