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.

TIFF Cinematheque: The Best of the Decade: An Alternative View

27 November 2019

TIFF Cinematheque: The Best of the Decade: An Alternative View, a poll of film curators, archivists and historians from Canada and abroad

  1. ZamaLucrecia Martel
  2. Toni ErdmannMaren Ade
  3. Goodbye to Language 3DJean-Luc Godard
  4. MoonlightBarry Jenkins
  5. SieranevadaCristi Puiu
  6. The AssassinHou Hsiao-Hsien
  7. TransitChristian Petzold
  8. Film SocialismeJean-Luc Godard
  9. Holy MotorsLeos Carax
  10. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past LivesApichatpong Weerasethakul
  11. The MasterPaul Thomas Anderson
  12. IdaPawel Pawlikowski
  13. Get OutJordan Peele
  14. Neighboring SoundsKleber Mendonça Filho
  15. Faces PlacesAgnès Varda and JR
  16. Vitalina VarelaPedro Costa
  17. The Turin HorseBéla Tarr & Agnes Hranitzky
  18. BurningLee Chang-dong
  19. The Strange Case of AngelicaManoel de Oliveira