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.

The Young Folks: Top 50 Films of the 2010s

08 November 2019

The Young Folks: Top 50 Films of the 2010s

  1. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  2. Mad Max: Fury RoadGeorge Miller
  3. The Social NetworkDavid Fincher
  4. Get OutJordan Peele
  5. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-VerseBob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman
  6. InceptionChristopher Nolan
  7. HerSpike Jonze
  8. MudboundDee Rees
  9. The HandmaidenPark Chan-wook
  10. ShopliftersHirokazu Kore-eda
  11. Inside Llewyn DavisJoel & Ethan Coen
  12. Obvious ChildGillian Robespierre
  13. BurningLee Chang-dong
  14. SnowpiercerBong Joon-ho
  15. What We Do in the ShadowsJemaine Clement and Taika Waititi
  16. AnnihilationAlex Garland
  17. MustangDeniz Gamze Ergüven
  18. A SeparationAsghar Farhadi
  19. Frances HaNoah Baumbach
  20. Leave No TraceDebra Granik
  21. The Tale of the Princess KaguyaIsao Takahata
  22. Ex MachinaAlex Garland
  23. The Grand Budapest HotelWes Anderson
  24. Lady BirdGreta Gerwig
  25. You Were Never Really HereLynne Ramsay
  26. The FarewellLulu Wang
  27. ArrivalDenis Villeneuve
  28. Scott Pilgrim vs. the WorldEdgar Wright
  29. DriveNicolas Winding Refn
  30. Call Me by Your NameLuca Guadagnino
  31. Your NameMakoto Shinkai
  32. Beyond the LightsGina Prince-Bythewood
  33. 12 Years a SlaveSteve McQueen
  34. Beasts of the Southern WildBenh Zeitlin
  35. Before MidnightRichard Linklater
  36. WeekendAndrew Haigh
  37. Star Wars: The Last JediRian Johnson
  38. ColumbusKogonada
  39. American HoneyAndrea Arnold
  40. BridesmaidsPaul Feig
  41. The Shape of WaterGuillermo del Toro
  42. The RiderChloé Zhao
  43. ParasiteBong Joon-ho
  44. Under the SkinJonathan Glazer
  45. The Tree of LifeTerrence Malick
  46. PrisonersDenis Villeneuve
  47. The MasterPaul Thomas Anderson
  48. Inside OutPete Docter
  49. Attack the BlockJoe Cornish
  50. Hell or High WaterDavid Mackenzie