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.

K. Austin Collins: The 30 Best Movies of the 2010s

26 November 2019

K. Austin Collins: The 30 Best Movies of the 2010s, as published by Vanity Fair, presented alphabetically

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016]

  1. The Act of Killing: Director's CutJoshua Oppenheimer
  2. CarolTodd Haynes
  3. The Day He ArrivesHong Sang-soo
  4. Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?Travis Wilkerson
  5. Drug WarJohnnie To
  6. Field NiggasKhalik Allah
  7. Frances HaNoah Baumbach
  8. The FutureMiranda July
  9. Gone GirlDavid Fincher
  10. Happy HourRyûsuke Hamaguchi
  11. Heaven Knows WhatBen Safdie and Joshua Safdie
  12. In Jackson HeightsFrederick Wiseman
  13. Inside Llewyn DavisJoel & Ethan Coen
  14. It Felt Like LoveEliza Hittman
  15. LeviathanLucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel
  16. Like Someone in LoveAbbas Kiarostami
  17. Mad Max: Fury RoadGeorge Miller
  18. MargaretKenneth Lonergan
  19. The MasterPaul Thomas Anderson
  20. The Missing PictureRithy Panh
  21. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  22. Sunset SongTerence Davies
  23. TimbuktuAbderrahmane Sissako
  24. A Touch of SinJia Zhang-ke
  25. The Tree of LifeTerrence Malick
  26. Universal Soldier: Day of ReckoningJohn Hyams
  27. UnstoppableTony Scott
  28. Upstream ColorShane Carruth
  29. The Wind RisesHayao Miyazaki
  30. The Wolf of Wall StreetMartin Scorsese